Southgate Motel

175 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, SA 5290 AU
View map Reservations: +61 3 9007 2407
4.0 Star property Near Riddoch Art Gallery
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  • Pool umbrellas
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
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12/01/2022 - 12/02/2022
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Summary of verified reviews

82
Very Good

Summary of 600 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 rooms and fantastic service.

Bar

100/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Location

94/100
80 reviews

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

Comfort

81/100
152 reviews

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

Room

78/100
226 reviews

Large, new, reasonably clean rooms with great beds. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Rooms are lacking in maintenance, with subpar A/C and furnishing. Shower was ok. Acceptable TV's and kitchenettes.

WiFi

75/100
8 reviews

Good internet service. Average wifi quality.

Service

71/100
110 reviews

Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great. Reception and management are fine. Room service could have been improved.

Cleanliness

59/100
102 reviews

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

Breakfast

44/100
8 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Wellness Area

31/100
12 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities.

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from couples.

Terrific location. Comfort level is high.

Location

96/100
12 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

81/100
30 reviews

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

Room

72/100
40 reviews

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

Service

71/100
20 reviews

Friendly service.

Cleanliness

56/100
19 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from families.

Great location. Friendly service.

Location

94/100
14 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

81/100
21 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

Room

75/100
26 reviews

Spacious rooms with excellent beds and average bathrooms. Mostly clean rooms with decent TV's.

Service

67/100
13 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

Cleanliness

59/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Comfortable beds. Great room.

Comfort

82/100
7 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

Room

74/100
10 reviews

Excellent rooms with wonderful beds.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good Hotel. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking. Great rooms and fantastic service.

Bar

100/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Location

94/100
77 reviews

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

Comfort

81/100
151 reviews

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

Room

79/100
221 reviews

Large, new, reasonably clean rooms with great beds. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Rooms are lacking in maintenance, with subpar A/C and furnishing. Shower was ok. Acceptable TV's and kitchenettes.

WiFi

79/100
7 reviews

Good internet service. Average wifi quality.

Service

71/100
108 reviews

Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great. Reception and management are fine. Room service could have been improved.

Cleanliness

61/100
100 reviews

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

Breakfast

44/100
8 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Wellness Area

31/100
12 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from couples.

Terrific location. Comfort level is high.

Location

96/100
12 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

81/100
30 reviews

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

Room

72/100
40 reviews

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

Service

71/100
19 reviews

Friendly service.

Cleanliness

56/100
19 reviews

Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from families.

Great location. Friendly service.

Location

94/100
14 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

81/100
21 reviews

Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds.

Room

75/100
26 reviews

Spacious rooms with excellent beds and average bathrooms. Mostly clean rooms with decent TV's.

Service

67/100
13 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

Cleanliness

59/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Comfortable beds. Great room.

Comfort

82/100
7 reviews

Comfortable rooms and beds.

Room

74/100
10 reviews

Excellent rooms with wonderful beds.

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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 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Vansittart Park and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Cave Gardens.

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 - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Olympic Park - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Vansittart Park - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Engelbrecht Cave - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Blue Lake - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Valley Lake - 3.2 km / 2 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 / 10.5 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
  • 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
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Total number of rooms - 52
  • Number of floors - 2
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • 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

  • 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