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    Great Lakes Motor Inn

    24 Head St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent3%
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    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible45%
    15 Feb 2017
    “Cheap and Good Location”
    20 Jan 2017
    “The worst yet most expensive motel of our trip on the East coast of Australia”
    Free Parking
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    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 27 reviews

    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    From the title, I got exactly what I wanted for a great price. This is a higher rating than some, but reflects my view (some people do expect ten stars everywhere they stay) . A comfortable bed, in a vermin fee room, with a decent...More

    Thank Greg K
    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    Stayed in Room 24 at the rear of the Complex.Found the room clean and reasonable in size,the bed was comfortable,the bathroom was medium in size.there was tea /coffee/ toaster/fridge and air conditioner/ceiling fan in the room,a small table/chairs,a wardrobe.The rooms at the rear are on...More

    Thank John K
    Reviewed 21 January 2017

    This old motel is apparently due for demolition very soon, so we were told. And it shows, as little effort nor money has been spent on the maintenance. Apart from the fact that it's close to a beach and 200m from the town centre, the...More

    1  Thank jcme41
    Reviewed 13 November 2016

    Stayed here for one night .paid $75 as was cheapest we could find on short notice. Not fully booked. Now know why. If you went once you wouldn't go again unless desperate. Very noisy air con although effective. Curtains don't cover windows. Said it had...More

    Thank missie0
    Reviewed 28 September 2016

    we stayed at the great lakes motor inn on the 16th of September till 18th of September would not recommend this motor inn ,no1 the bed (mattress ) was disgraceful it was old and the springs you could feel it on your back, no2 their...More

    Thank Eugene P
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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$53 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Forster
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    Room Tips
    "Probably around the side away from the main road, but, still OK on the main road."
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    "room 22 is crap ????"
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    "Do not stay here, is the best advice I can give."
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    "My advice is to not stay here"
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