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 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Southgate Motel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 8, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Southgate Motel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • One of our party is wheelchair bound which room would be suitable for her
    The best room for maximum room & bathroom space in the Premier King Room
    Answered on March 3, 2020
  • Is there a kitchenette in the room?
    No. The rooms contain kettle, toaster and microwave for your convenience, but no kitchenette.
    Answered on December 5, 2020
  • is the pool heated??
    Yes, the pool is heated.
    Answered on March 14, 2021
  • Is the pool heated? Is it currently open?
    Yes pool is heated at 28deg & currently open from 6am to 9Pm
    Answered on January 19, 2021
  • I have the reservation on the 31st of December and I want to know if there’s any possibility to have some dinner that night.
    Good morning, we are closed for dinner on the 31st. A lot of eateries in town will be open NYE, I suggest you start contacting them as they book out q...
    Answered on December 18, 2020
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Gates Restaurant

    Food: American, Australian, Asian

Amenities of Southgate Motel
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
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
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
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
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Opening times
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Southgate Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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

Check-out

6:30 AM - 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 are considered 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 by request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 40 per stay

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

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

Please let the Best Western 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 in the booking confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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.

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.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Wed, Jun 01, 2022 until Thu, Sept 01, 2022

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Mon, May 01, 2023 until Fri, Sept 01, 2023

FAQs about Southgate Motel

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

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

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

  • Southgate Motel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Gates Restaurant

  • Southgate Motel is 2,800 feet from the center of Mount Gambier.

  • Room options at Southgate Motel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Apartment

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

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

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