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Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel

25 Dawson Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480 Australia
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#2 of 10 motels in Lismore
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Complimentary Instant Coffee
Hiking
BBQ facilities
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Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Sue Morris wrote a review Mar 2024
6 contributions7 helpful votes
Clean room. Nice linen. Friendly owners. The hotel is being renovated and I wish this business the best of luck. They are working on the po which is great. It will be a nice feature when it's finished. Happy to stay again for a Max of 2 nights. An easy walk to town.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Rebecca C wrote a review Mar 2024
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New, clean and convenient to city centre. Great value for money. Lovely hosts. Quiet end of the city centre. Walking distance to everything you need. Some fab new restaurants and cafes to explore. You must return to Lismore since the floods and lift their tourism spirits. We would return.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Support local produce and entertainment.
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Emily D wrote a review Mar 2024
Melbourne, Australia255 contributions130 helpful votes
Exceptionally friendly and warm hosts, including their cat Ollie. The room was spotlessly clean and had fresh fixtures and new and very comfortable bedding. Super fluffy and absorbent towels too. Everything felt new and of a high quality. They are located a quick and easy drive from Lismore Base Hospital and a shopping centre with all the major stores. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Catherine L wrote a review Dec 2023
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Fantastic large rooms, recently refurbished after the floods. The workmanship in the rooms is outstanding and you can tell each room has been prepared with love for their town and motel Both owners were the true definition of country hospitality and showed the difference between a smaller establishment and a less personable large hotel chain. The pool is a welcome addition in summer and well used.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Max wrote a review Nov 2023
7 contributions6 helpful votes
Nice place to stay, clean rooms and staff went above and beyond to ensure everything was good for our stay, offering advice and extra services to accomodate for our stay as we were working at the hospitals. All staff were lovely to us through all interactions, so kind and welcoming couldn’t recommend more to stay here for any time in Lismore.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Plenty of parking availability outside of rooms and free laundry services.
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Kevin51 wrote a review June 2021
Little Bay, Australia145 contributions78 helpful votes
This was the best motel in which I stayed on a recent NSW North Coast trip. The fittings were very modern and clean, with a comfortable bed and spacious bathroom. The mini bar was very well stocked with a wide variety of drinks, snacks and treats, all at a reasonable price. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Spyder67 wrote a review Apr 2021
Toowoomba, Australia44 contributions10 helpful votes
This came up on my TripAdvisor search as wheelchair access accommodation. Unfortunately it was not. I did manage to get by, just. The manager was fantastic and the room was small, but very clean and functional. I would have given it 5 stars but it lost one for TripAdvisor listing as disability friendly. Would I stay here again? No. But if I did not have a disability, yes. Surprisingly quiet for the location. 5 stars to the manager. What a ripping Aussie you are.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Lilly H wrote a review Mar 2021
Sydney, Australia386 contributions118 helpful votes
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I stayed at this Motel for only 2 days and I can highly recommend it,mine was room number 6 and it couldn’t have been better.The bed was very comfortable with lovely crispy sheets,a wide window looking on some tropical bushes and an outdoor table where,if you wanted,you could have a drink or a snack.The Main Street is nearby with shops of every kind.The motel has a swimming pool and my intention was to use it but I got lazy and the room was too comfortable so,I stayed in,Wifi was also very good.The manager was very kind to allow me to check in much earlier than 2pm and was very professional and attentive.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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johnkiller1234 wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia8 contributions
Cant fault my stay here. Very nice staff. Room was fully renovated and tasteful . Immaculately clean and well set up. I would highly recommend a stay here. Pool was very clean and kids loved it , nice BBQ area and a very short walk to town (5 MINUTES) which is what i wanted for both noise and security.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Dianne Nisner, Owner at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel
Responded 14 Nov 2020
Thankyou John We appreciate your review of your stay with us at the Dawson Motor Inn. It was our pleasure for you to enjoy your guest experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the future.
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PacificMarina1 wrote a review Feb 2020
Coffs Harbour, Australia1 contribution
I stayed for 4 nights in February. The room was modern, clean and comfortable. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. Location was quiet, with short 2 minute drive to city centre. Great value for money - would definitely recommend 10/10
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Date of stay: February 2020
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PRICE RANGE
AU$189 - AU$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Dawson Motor Inn
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesLismore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Nearby attractions include Lismore Car Boot Market (0.4 km), Lismore Regional Gallery (0.6 km), and Lismore Produce Market (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Flavour Of India Lismore, The Bank Cafe & Espresso, and Masala Fusion Indian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ophir Reserve (2.5 km) and Post Office And Telegraph Building (former) (0.8 km).
Is Lismore Fair Dinkum Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.