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Hobart, Australia
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20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

For the price we paid for the accommodation here, we certainly can not complain. The room was clean, fairly modern and most of all it was comfortable. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Great location as well, located on the main road in Lakes Entrance and within easy walking distance of most things. The meals in the pub downstairs... More 

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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99 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The lunch menu is great value for money-- meals were delicious everyone enjoyed their meals--it has outstanding waterfront views and that alone makes it a great place to eat- yes it is a pub but still good value

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Melbourne
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Room was comfortable as such! 1 queen ,1 single bed. No electric blankets. No extra pillows or blankets in cupboard as we were told!! Kettle toaster and crockery but no microwave, even though there was plenty of room for it. Heating needs to up dated!! Bathroom has been updated and is good. Large crack (hole) in roof above single bed... More 

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Brisbane
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117 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The Central Hotel Motel is on the main street as you drive into Lakes Entrance. The peaceful atmosphere of the broadwater is just across the road. Its within easy walking distance of shops & cafes & the 'Pub' of course. The room was basic, a comfortable bed, ensuite, kettle for tea & coffee making facilities. The staff were friendly &... More 

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Craigieburn, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We have just survived the 1st night in one of their rooms. And we Still have one more night to go. The air con doesn't work, but makes a lot of noise. The beds are hard and uncomfortable, pillows way too soft, rooms to tiny. There is a car park behind the motel and at night you can hear cars... More 

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Bodalla, Australia
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Room was comfortable & staff friendly, the highlight of this Motel is that it is next door to the Central Hotel Bistro. The food in the Bistro is excellent & staff friendly. Stayed also on return trip to NSW.

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Thank P535FAsuzannes
AlisonB975, Owner at The Central Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou. its nice to hear from return customers. Im happy to hear you enjoyed the bistro meals also. See you next time you are passing through. Cheers. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Hotels and motels together can sometimes be noisy but this was an exception, it's located pretty much in the middle of the main strip, the upstairs unit was spacious and the décor and fit out were modern and attractive, it was clean and all facilities in working order. The location adjacent the Hotel was very convenient and the Bistro meals... More 

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AlisonB975, Owner at The Central Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review, its great to hear you enjoyed staying with us and found everything to meet your needs. We hope you get the chance to visit us again one day. Kind regards, Alison More 

Pakenham, Australia
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57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were looking for a cheap overnight stay to break our trip to Batemans Bay. The Central is certainly that. Very basic, our room had a faulty door which didn't lock properly and a toilet which kept filling. It suited our purpose but you wouldn't want to stay more than one night.

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Thank Frankpic56
AlisonB975, Owner at The Central Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Hello, i was sorry to hear you had a few issues with your room. The doors certainly all lock, sometimes in the hotter weather you just have to pull the door a little more gently and it would have stayed closed. We have had the toilet fixed, thanks for bringing it to our attention. More 

Bunyip, Australia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stayed at the Central Motel. Very clean and very friendly staff. The Hotel itself has great meals in the Bistro. The Sports Bar ran raffles on Friday night, which was a lot of fun. There are lots of nice drives around this area. Great fishing. A visit to Buchanan Caves is a must. Great place for children, lots of... More 

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Thank Denise K
AlisonB975, Owner at The Central Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a lovely getaway with us, thank you for the review. Cheers! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

we had trouble with our booking thanks to the booking service people which the very helpful staff member Jo helped us by ringing them and sorting out the issue. She even got us a drink from the bar for us and when the booking agency couldn't give us a close hotel as a substitute Jo checked on line to get... More 

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AlisonB975, Owner at The Central Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review, we appreciate your feedback. We are very happy to hear your were well looked after by Jo, our receptionist and are glad you got to enjoy your time in Lakes Entrance. Hopefully you get a chance to return and we have a room available for you next time. Kind regards, Alison. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Central Hotel, located on the waterfront of Victoria's Gippsland Lakes, is in the center of town, close to all of the popular tourist attractions and shops. We offer a range of 3 1/2 star accommodation styles to suit all needs and budgets available in single, twin, double and family rooms. All rooms encircle our private outdoor pool and spa. Enjoy a meal in our bistro which specialises in fresh local seafood, Gippsland prime beef and local beer & wines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Central Hotel Motel

Address: 321 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Lakes Entrance
Price Range: €64 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Easie access to lower floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles P535FAsuzannes, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 556denisek, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all rooms looked good”
 of 5 bubbles 413ruthy, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are better for older people or those who have difficulty with outside stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles JCS-CS, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Close to the beach, choose an upstairs room if a non smoker”
 of 5 bubbles Dickyrat, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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