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Nowra, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This motel was a relaxing cool haven on a hot day in Wagga Wagga. Wifi worked well. Air conditioned ground floor unit was self contained with good options to self cater. We would stay here again next time we are in the area.

Thank LandDF
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I stayed here whilst visiting Wagga Wagga for work. The room was quiet, very clean and spacious. It included a full sized fridge, eating utensils, plates, glasses etc and a microwave which was great. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom looked as if it had been recently renovated and was also very clean and spacious. The staff were friendly...

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great value! Friendly & accommodating staff (even if you lock yourself out of your room at 11pm 😬) Lovely clean & spacious rooms right by the river. Big bathroom. Beautiful little kitchenette equipped with everything I needed. I enjoyed my morning coffee on my balcony overlooking the river, listening to the wildlife and watching people walking, cycling & running along...

Thank 196tanyab
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear 196tanyab, Many thanks for your review and ratings. It is so nice to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we very much look forward to the opportunity to serve your accommodation needs for your next visit to this region. Regards Geoff

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel is in a great position and accesses the River Walk from its back perimeter. The room was large and very well equipped with a kitchenette and full size fridge and microwave. The full size bathroom with large walk in shower was a welcome change to over the bath showers. The a/c was...

Thank Leoni F
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Leoni F, Thank you for your review and ratings, and we are so pleased to know that you would stay with us again. Regards Geoff

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Arrived early afternoon in over 40 degree heat, the air conditioned reception was lovely and so were the ladies in reception. Nice room with a small kitchen area a large bathroom and plenty of space in the bedroom area. Close to the main street shops and supermarket, around a 10 minute walk to the supermarket. There were breakfast packs in...

Thank Paul B
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Paul B, We thank you for your kind review and rating and we hope that you will choose The Lawson again when you are next in our region. Regards Geoff

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2016

If you are seeking a "Short break, visiting the NSW Riverina, or just travelling from Sydney or Melbourne, between or to the these Major Cities, and are looking for a Warm & Welcoming 'Country Style Hotel, to celebrate an Event, which provides Elegant Accommodation, then look no further than to Lawson. This was our second visit to The Lawson Leanne...

Thank CeciLWagstaff
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear CeciLWagstaff, Thanks so much for your review and rating. We appreciate that very much and your review is a very fair appraisal of what we offer. Regards Geoff

Reviewed 21 December 2016

I love staying at The Lawson. It's clean and quiet and just a little bit old world with its lanterns and ceiling roses! Get a room that overlooks the Murrumbidgee River, which flows along its back garden or, better yet, one that opens to the back gate which, in turn opens to the Murrumbidgee walking track. Locals say its a...

Thank ShambyShamby
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear ShambyShamby, Thanks for your rating and review. I haven't heard any issue before about problems with the gaps under the doors and we will look into that immediately. We do appreciate your other comments and look forward to the opportunity of serving you again next time you are in the Riverina. Regards Geoff

Noosa Heads
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Quiet location just out of CBD But in easy walking distance Get a room at back,overlooking Murrumbidgee River......although morning birds are rowdy Huge rooms,great beds All expected facilities includingFREE WIFI (Sydney hotels please note!!!) No restaurant on site is the only minor negative

Thank necrovista
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi necrovista, Thanks so much for your review and rating. You are probably aware that we have charge back arrangements with almost all of the restaurants in the City and our guests really love that ability to dine in whatever style they choose and have it charged back to their account. Please give us the opportunity to serve your accommodation...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

There was a real sense of refined comfort at this one. There were elegant arches between the lounge and kitchenette, a huge bathroom. A bonus was the easy access to walk along the levy overlooking the river. I walked into town for dinner, without difficulty as it is level. Or its a very short drive.

Thank Elizabeth E
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth E, Thank you very much for your review and rating. Our entire staff are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our facilities and we hope that you will choose The Lawson again when in The Riverina. Regards Geoff

Cranebrook, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Lawson is one of our favourite places to stay. A quiet area alongside the river. The local bird life , kookaburras and cockatoos are a little noisy.:-) As always, the room is spacious and clean. There is no restaurant (still). I doubt there will be in the future. Other than this it is great.

Thank hags2015
The Lawson M, Owner at The Lawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi hags2015, It sounds like you have stayed with us previously so thanks for choosing us again, and glad that you enjoyed our facilities. Please grant us the opportunity to make you an offer for your future Wagga accommodation needs. Regards Geoff

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****Wagga's Multi-Award Winning 4 STAR Motel on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in the CBD**** FREE Wi-Fi and FREE FOXTEL (Movies & Sports) Channels in all suites. The Lawson Motor Inn has 40 high quality, larger than normal suites. All suites have kitchenettes with full size fridge, microwave, toaster, cutlery & crockery and tea/coffee making facilities. For guests dining needs, we have a chargeback arrangement with the following wonderful restaurants: Bahn Thai Baylis Street Bistro Cache - Store of Food Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar Hogs Breath Café Il Corso Italian Restaurant Indian Tavern Tandoori Restaurant La Porchetta Pizza Restaurant Magpies Nest Restaurant Montezuma's and Royal Garden Restaurant Plentiful off-street parking. 2 X Guest Laundries available FREE of charge. The Lawson is located in Central Wagga! Only 5 minutes walk to the Civic Theatre, the National Art Glass Gallery, Farmers Markets and the main shopping centres. Only a 15 minute drive to the Wagga Wagga airport, Charles Sturt University, Kapooka and Forest Hill military bases, the Livestock Marketing Centre and all Wagga Industrial areas. Situated on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River with direct access to the riverside walking/jogging track. ... more   less 

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Address: 117-121 Tarcutta Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Wagga Wagga
Price Range: $128 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lawson Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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“We've stayed on most floors in most wings over the years and all rooms have been quiet.”
boycogs, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if you want quiet, go for the riverside rooms”
436DavidA, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request for a Courtyard Room - closer to Access to the Riverside Walk and is away form Main Street”
CeciLWagstaff, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay upstairs. The ground-floor rooms have huge gaps under the doors and bugs get in with ease! A snake would have no problem at all.”
ShambyShamby, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a riverside room”
928elizabethe, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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