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Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments

201 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290 Australia
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#1 of 12 motels in Mount Gambier
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At the Melbourne end of Mount Gambier's main street, the Golden Chain Arkana Motor & Terrace Apartments offer comfortable, quality motel and apartment accommodation for a relaxed stay in the Blue Lake City. Catering for all travellers, we have standard single motel rooms through to deluxe 2 bedroom self contained units with spa baths - all at a price to suit your pocket. Take a dip in our indoor heated pool, watch free cable TV in your room or take a short stroll to the South Eastern Bistro for a superb meal. We also offer beautifully cooked or continental breakfasts delivered to your room. The Golden Chain Arkana Motor & Terrace Apartments is your number one choice for accommodation in Mount Gambier.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast in the room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Seating area
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Microwave
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
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Languages Spoken
English

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201 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290 Australia
Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments
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Two Wells wrote a review Feb 2024
Adelaide, Australia83 contributions19 helpful votes
Expensive option for a motel considering so many other choices. Absentee owners so staff don’t really care - it’s not their business. Was our regular place to stay but will now try other establishments in future. Bit and pieces missing in the room each visit, rooms not serviced
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Debbydoodardar wrote a review May 2023
Burnie, Australia207 contributions90 helpful votes
We had an executive suite, very big room, huge comfy bed, great location, handy to everything, highly recommend. Parking was a little tight but manageable. TV and internet were patchy but overall a comfortable stay to break up our trip, enjoyable and relaxing.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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John S wrote a review Apr 2023
Adelaide, Australia59 contributions58 helpful votes
What a remarkable find in a town with a high number of motels to choose from! From the outset the deciding factor to stay here was simple: the heated indoor pool - 5 stars for this alone after some 2 weeks on the road. The added bonus was a finding this gem in Mt Gambier - easy booking system, lovely welcoming staff member, a very comfortable 2 bedroom unit, the most comfortable beds we had slept in, a noise-free night and within a few minutes walk, a great Australian pub - “The South Eastern” offering fantastic food. A fantastic experience all at a modest price!!!
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Date of stay: April 2023
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echidnatrip wrote a review Nov 2022
Melbourne, Australia80 contributions87 helpful votes
Located on the main road together with at least 3 other similar motels. Room was quiet as we got one on the middle of the building. Room itself was small but adequate. Very clean. Looks like it had been refurbished within the last 10 years. Reverse cycle airconditioning which we used as a heater. Did not use the wifi so cannot comment on whether it was available. Overall, I would stay there again.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Melissa B wrote a review Oct 2022
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I said here with my husband and two young children for a long weekend. It was clean and the beds comfortable. We had a fridge microwave and table and chairs. I pre prepared some meals and was able to heat them up in the microwave. Our room was cleaned everyday by house keeping as well.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Timothy H wrote a review Oct 2022
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Stayed the one night on way back from Victoria. Reception very friendly. Room was very fresh, clean and spacious. Bed very comfortable. Shower water pressure excellent wife and I very happy with our stay and the room. Motel close to all shops for convenience. Definitely recommend
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Michael C wrote a review Aug 2022
Melbourne, Australia6152 contributions507 helpful votes
Stayed in a back terrace apartment for three nights. Spacious, clean and comfortable. Parking outside our unit. Convenient location near supermarket and main attractions. Friendly reception. Reasonable prices.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Two Wells wrote a review Feb 2022
Adelaide, Australia83 contributions19 helpful votes
Room was adequate however TV was second rate. Couldn’t even access local channel 7. Sign out the front says Foxtel - wrong - must be out of date sign. In this day and age one expects basic TV as core service. Nice place to say if you don’t watch TV.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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701David wrote a review Feb 2022
Fitzroy, Australia966 contributions338 helpful votes
Mount Gambier was a late option on our way back to Melbourne and it proved to be a good choice. Very friendly owner who was extremely personable and helpful. Linen, towels and the room were of a high standard and the room was perfect. Location is handy to restaurants and the main attractions of the town. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Carol V wrote a review Oct 2021
Adelaide, Australia72 contributions35 helpful votes
Arkana Motor Inn is a great place to stay in Mount Gambier. The executive room was spacious and very clean. The bathroom, kitchen and all appliances are in excellent condition. Air conditioner/heater for colder Mount Gambier weather very efficient and quiet. The bed was very comfortable and the room quiet even with people staying in the rooms above. Parking is right outside the door making unpacking etc. easyStaff were extremely helpful, courteous, and responsive when seeking any information or additional needs. Good value for money and good location within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and hotels, or a 2 minute drive. Highly recommend the Arkana, and wold happily stay there again
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Date of stay: October 2021
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AU$123 - AU$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaSouth AustraliaMount Gambier
NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Vansittart Park (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Natural Born Grillers, Gourmet India Restaurant, and South Eastern Hotel.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.