Enjoy a unique accommodation experience when you stay at The Old Mount Gambier Gaol. This unique property is an historic gaol, located just a 3-minute drive from the Blue Lake and the main street of Mount Gambier.

There are a range of gaol experience accommodation options. You can stay in a cell, accommodate your family in an old warden's office, or enjoy a self-contained cottage.

Guests enjoy complimentary WiFi and a self- guided tour of the gaol. There are shared lounges, kitchens and bathrooms.

Pickup from public transport can be arranged. All rooms include heating and bed linen. Most rooms have access to shared facilities, others have private facilities.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Old Mount Gambier Gaol has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 28 Nov 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The Old Mount Gambier Gaol

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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Blue Lake
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Vanilla Bean Restaurant
    0.5 miles
  • Cafe/bar Metro Cafe/ Bar
    0.7 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Blue Lake
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Centenary Tower
    2.5 miles
  • Sea/ocean Port MacDonnell
    17.2 miles
  • River Glenelg River
    25.4 miles
Closest airports
  • Mount Gambier Airport
    6 miles
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Facilities of The Old Mount Gambier Gaol
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Old Mount Gambier Gaol takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 21:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos The Old Mount Gambier Gaol accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that The Old Mount Gambier Gaol does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Please note that in some rooms towels are not included in the price. You can rent them at the property or bring your own.

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

Please inform The Old Mount Gambier Gaol in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Old Mount Gambier Gaol

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Old Mount Gambier Gaol by:

    • Car 15min

  • Check-in at The Old Mount Gambier Gaol is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The Old Mount Gambier Gaol is 1,050 yards from the centre of Mount Gambier.

  • The Old Mount Gambier Gaol offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Table tennis
    • Tennis court

  • Yes, The Old Mount Gambier Gaol is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at The Old Mount Gambier Gaol include:

    • Family
    • Twin
    • Double

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Old Mount Gambier Gaol (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at The Old Mount Gambier Gaol may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.