Refurbished in 2019 and located just 4 minutes’ drive from Blue Lake, Southgate Motel features a bar, a restaurant and a sauna. There is an outdoor swimming pool and a spa pool open in warmer months. Guests also enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the property. The air-conditioned rooms at Southgate Motel offer a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a DVD player. Ironing facilities and tea/coffee making facilities are also provided. Guests at the Southgate Motel can enjoy an outdoor BBQ with friends. A communal laundry and computer are also available for guest use. The Gates Restaurant is open daily for breakfast and Monday to Thursday for dinner, offering an extensive à la carte menu. Alternatively, there are a number of restaurants within a 5-minute walk. Motel Southgate is a 16-minute drive from the Myora Forest Reserve. Mount Gambier Airport is just 15 minutes’ drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.9
Location
8.7
Free Wifi
7.7
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    Emma
    Australia Australia
    Location, comfortable, warm, tidy, loved that my bed was made after first night!
  • Natasha
    Australia Australia
    Room was a decent size, able to cast to the tv which was helpful, close to everything
  • David
    Australia Australia
    The room was exceptionally large and the bed was one of the most comfortable I have ever slept on in a motel. The large freestanding bath was an unexpected bonus.

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Gates Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • Australian • Asian
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Southgate Motel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Blu-ray player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Seasonal
  • Heated pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per stay

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please let the Southgate Motel know your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Southgate Motel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Southgate Motel

  • Southgate Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Happy hour

  • Southgate Motel is 2,800 feet from the center of Mount Gambier. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Southgate Motel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Apartment

  • Yes, Southgate Motel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Southgate Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Southgate Motel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Southgate Motel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Gates Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.