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Dawson Motor Inn

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After initially booking I emailed a couple of questions which Stuart responded to in quick time. Arrived to find a clean well maintained studio as advertised. Decor and amenities are a little dated but none the less well looked after. Beds were comfortable and reception were helpful with bedding requests and configuration.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having travelled back from Melbourne and stayed at a range of motels this was by far the best. The friendly service, excellent location, great value and above all beds for people over 6ft in height!!! The last one might not seem a biggie to everyone but I guarantee you the number one thing a weary traveller wants is a good...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just stayed two nights here. Room, linen etc were good. So dissapointed though at 9am (8am to us) on Sunday morning when we were trying for a peaceful lay in to have a man, directly outside our window (so close and so loud) with first a whippnersnipper going up and down and then a roaring lawn mower!!! I...

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Thank Carolyn R
Dianne N, Owner at Dawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, glad you were happy with the room. We put a lot of effort into making sure our guests are comfortable and feel at home. I'm sorry you were woken by gardening outside. We endeavour to keep noise to a minimum, however as you note, the gardening was after 9am local time. As you were arriving...

Coffs Harbour NSW
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Always enjoy staying here, nice quiet location with all the best facilities. Great location near the cbd. Can recommend for corporate and leisure travellers. Clean comfortable rooms with excellent facilities bonus wi fi is great.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We just had a 2 night stay at this place. It is an older style motel but it was clean and comfortable. They were very accommodating when we knocked on the office door at 3am because we were locked out of our room. I can also say that the cooked breakfast that we had was really great value for money...

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Thank Jody G
pottsville nsw
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Clean , Comfortable , and close to our venue on the night. Good value for money -. The bed was super comfortable. Would stay there again. you will enjoy your stay. Rooms very clean and close to town. Free wifi with good signal.

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Thank Saltshaker67
Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We just spent a night there.Arrived early but they were more than happy to let us in.Checkin quick and easy.Rooms were very clean as they had just been cleaned could still smell bleach but that was ok.The room was small but they have made an effort to modernize everything from toilet to aircon.We were very happy.They do breakfast but we...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Dawson is a well-run motel with operator Stewart friendly and efficient. Room was smallish but was well-appointed, clean and with comfy bed. Other pluses were the full-size ironing board (I have a problem with those undersized ones), free wifi with strong signal and good array of TV channels. Location was quiet, despite being on busy street. It did strike...

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Thank JElliot32
North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

On arrival good friendly welcome ,room clean and comfortable ,good little breakfast tray put on , good quiet nights rest , linen new and good matresses and to top it nice macadamia shortbread biscuits to have with tea . Can recommend you will enjoy your stay.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My wife and I stayed here recently to visit my mum in the local hospital. Stuart, the host, was warm and friendly at check in and out. Room had everything you'd expect for a country motel. Beds were comfortable, breaky was good. Room was well stocked with tea, coffee etc and plenty of bathroom provisions. The bath towels were comparable...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stuart and Dianne,hosts of the Dawson Motor Inn are proud to have you stay with us.Our first-rate facilities and affordable accommodation will make your time in Lismore, be it business or leisure, relaxing and comfortable. The Dawson Motor Inn is Lismore's most popular motel and in a quiet location.Our 21 modern, clean, and all ground level units include Studio Rooms, Family Rooms and Executive Suites, all with off street parking right outside your room. All of our motel rooms have en-suite, reverse cycle air, dining table, writing desk, mini-bar, FREE wireless broadband and much more.With a refreshing salt-water pool & BBQ we'll make you feel right at home.FREE Fast Wi-Fi, FREE Guest Laundry, FREE use of BBQ at Pool, spotlessly clean, quiet at night, walk to CBD, home cooked Room Service Breakfast and Dinners. Voted 1 of 10 in Lismore.All of our units are 3.5 Star AAA rated, and we are situated on the edge of the CBD and only half an hour away from the beautiful beaches of Byron Bay and Ballina.Come and enjoy the natural beauty of the untouched Rainbow Region and pristine beaches of Byron Bay and Ballina. STUDIO ROOMAll rooms have a comfortable queen size bed, or queen and single bed, modern, dining table and chairs, writing desk and en-suite bathroom.Reverse cycle air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet access available FREE, Austar Pay TV (free), ISD/STD direct telephones. FREE Fast Wi-Fi, FREE Guest Laundry, FREE use of BBQ at Pool, spotlessly clean, quiet at night, walk to CBD, home cooked Room Service Breakfast and Dinners. Voted 1 of 10 in Lismore.In room mini bar, iron / board, toaster, hair dryer, tea / coffee, clock radio. Microwaves available.FAMILY ROOMFamily Rooms are very spacious rooms with separate lounge-room and bedroom, interconnecting bathroom, views to pool and palms. Dining table. 2 TV's. Queen- size bed in bedroom, single bed and a double pull-out sofa bed in lounge room, porta cot available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dawson Motor Inn

Address: 25 Dawson St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Lismore
Price Range: €70 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dawson Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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