Southgate Motel

175 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, SA 5290 AU
View map Reservations: +61 3 9007 2407
4.0 Star property Near Mount Gambier Catholic Parish
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  • Pool umbrellas
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
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07/05/2022 - 07/06/2022
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Summary of verified reviews

82
Very Good

Summary of 573 reviews

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Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good Hotel. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking. Great room.

Bar

100/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Location

95/100
76 reviews

Great location and easy parking. Near to the city centre with good shopping options nearby.

Comfort

77/100
145 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

76/100
217 reviews

Comfy beds and impressive TV's in large, modern rooms. Rooms are mostly clean but with subpar maintenance, and A/C is poor. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Shower was ok.

Service

67/100
111 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly. Room service could have been improved. Housekeeping and management are lacking.

WiFi

59/100
7 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

55/100
101 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

29/100
9 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Wellness Area

24/100
12 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from couples.

Friendly service.

Location

96/100
11 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

74/100
26 reviews

Spacious rooms, comfortable and with great beds, but too noisy.

Room

69/100
35 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Bathrooms are dirty and rooms in need of maintenance. Shower was ok.

Service

69/100
20 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

Cleanliness

52/100
17 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from families.

Nice TV. Great shopping.

Location

95/100
13 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

75/100
19 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

Room

68/100
24 reviews

Fairly clean rooms, but inadequate bathrooms. Nice beds and good, modern TV's in spacious rooms.

Service

60/100
13 reviews

Service is relatively friendly.

Cleanliness

52/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Great room. Very comfortable.

Comfort

78/100
6 reviews

Very comfortable.

Room

72/100
8 reviews

Great room.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good Hotel. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking. Great room.

Bar

100/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Location

95/100
73 reviews

Great location and easy parking. Near to the city centre with good shopping options nearby.

Comfort

77/100
144 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

77/100
212 reviews

Comfy beds and impressive TV's in large, modern rooms. Rooms are mostly clean but with subpar maintenance, and A/C is poor. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Shower was ok.

Service

67/100
109 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly. Room service could have been improved. Housekeeping and management are lacking.

WiFi

63/100
6 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

56/100
99 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

29/100
9 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Wellness Area

24/100
12 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from couples.

Terrific location. High comfort.

Location

96/100
11 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

74/100
26 reviews

Spacious rooms, comfortable and with great beds, but too noisy.

Room

69/100
35 reviews

Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds. Bathrooms are dirty and rooms in need of maintenance. Shower was ok.

Service

68/100
19 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

Cleanliness

52/100
17 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from families.

Nice TV. Great shopping.

Location

95/100
13 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

75/100
19 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

Room

68/100
24 reviews

Fairly clean rooms, but inadequate bathrooms. Nice beds and good, modern TV's in spacious rooms.

Service

60/100
13 reviews

Service is relatively friendly.

Cleanliness

52/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Great room. Very comfortable.

Comfort

78/100
6 reviews

Very comfortable.

Room

72/100
8 reviews

Great room.

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Property description

With a stay at Southgate Motel in Mount Gambier, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Mount Gambier Catholic Parish and Umpherston Sinkhole. This 4-star hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Cave Gardens and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Blue Lake Reserve.

Satisfy your appetite for dinner at the hotel's restaurant, The Gates, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 52 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mount Gambier Catholic Parish - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Cave Gardens - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Mount Gambier Central - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Olympic Park - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Vansittart Park - 2.3 km / 1.5 mi
Engelbrecht Cave - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Blue Lake - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Valley Lake - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Blue Lake Reserve - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Blue Lake Lookout - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Potters Point - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Marist Park - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Umpherston Sinkhole - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Attamurra Golf Course - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Laslett Forest Reserve - 16.8 km / 10.4 mi

The nearest major airport is Mount Gambier, SA (MGB) - 12.8 km / 8 mi

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor pool
  • Uncovered parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Total number of rooms - 52
  • Number of floors - 2
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Children's pool
  • Sauna
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference space size (feet) - 80
  • Concierge services

Pet friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 15 and AUD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • The seasonal pool will be open from September to April.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures