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Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Everything was excellent. Early check-in and the room was exactly what I expected. The free breakfast delivered the night before was perfect for us as we had a 11 hour drive ahead of us leaving at 5am. We were close to the CBD, BP was just across the road. Lismore Speedway track was only a few minutes away (reason we...

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Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Last year we were unfortunately involved in a car accident near Lismore. We had to stay the night as we had no vehicle. The staff at the Dawson Motor Inn were amazing. They were so helpful and friendly. The room was perfect. If you are in Lismore it is the place to stay.

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Batemans Bay NSW
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Photos on website do not match! Room very small. Hand washing basin doubles as the dish washing sink where the wall mounted hair dryer is and where you have to prepare your food and brush your teeth! Granted it was a very clean room and the bed was super comfy but they need to lay off the bleach in the...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed in a family suite with separate bedroom which was worth the extra expense. The best housekeeping I have ever experienced - spotlessly clean!! Having a laundry with dryer to use was a bonus. Breakfast was delivered on time and of good quality. Overall a very friendly place to stay.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We are regular visitors to Lismore and not being able to get into our usual accommodation we decided to give the Dawson a go basically because of the Trip Advisor Reviews. The 3 days here were just fine. The location is great for walking into the town centre were you will find very good cafes and restaurants, supermarkets and speciality...

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Newcastle, NSW
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Glad we chose the Dawson Motor Inn. Friendly staff with a warm welcome at reception, quiet location, comfortable and a lovely pool. Bathroom is a little dated but very clean. Would recommend the Dawson for value for money and great customer service.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We were expecting something basic and we were pleasantly surprised to find an attractive reception, friendly and professional service and a family room that was spacious with multiple stylish elements. This included the large windows filtering light through sheer curtains, accompanied by heavy block out drapes, the king size bed with a modern headboard, hotel grade linen, a second TV...

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Caboolture, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Great value and 1st class rooms. Very central location allowing you to walk into town for a meal with car wash and convenience store close by. Easy parking. We were upgraded to a 2 room suite with King bed. Most comfortable bed I have ever slept in at a motel. This is an older style motel but well maintained, clean...

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sydney
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival after a long day of work it took over 20 minutes to check in. When I finally did get into the room it was the size of a shoe box. I then went to pull back the covers on the bed to discover there was a cockroach crawling over the bed head. Definitely won't be staying here again.

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Peter G, Owner at Dawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Here at Dawson Motor Inn we pride ourselves on customer service and cleanliness. We do apologise on behalf of management and staff. We are obliged to adhere to strict guidelines under the NSW Heath regulations act and are inspected regularly at random times. Regards, Management

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2015

On a recent holiday in Australia, my husband and I drove from Queensland to New South Wales and chose the Dawson Motor Inn as our overnight resting place, and we were glad that we did. Our room was very clean, the bedding immaculate and the bathroom spotless, and there was free wifi too. The staff were friendly and helpful. We...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Lismore
Price Range: $105 - $191 (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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