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Bikaner, India
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We stayed here in first week of january. The rooms were big though but were not comfortable. They had a stinky smell which later on was taken care of. It was a spa room which just had a jacuzzi and that wasn't included in it. we had to pay extra for using it. There was nobody at the reception who...

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australia
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Wow what a find. Ample room to move about in. I booked a twin share room and was pleasantly surprised to find 2 queen beds in our room on arrival. The bathroom was clean and spacious. Even though the motel is near the main highway, we could not hear the traffic. What a wonderful motel that was very reasonably priced....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Travelled with an infant for 5 hours and when we got there they told us rooms had been double booked through no fault of theirs but through booking.com. We weren't ever contacted or informed regarding the mistake. But that was ok these things happen. we could have lived with that. The worst part of it all was the owners attitude....

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2Thank Bts107
Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

After booking this motel on line it was fair to say we were disgusted with what was to follow. $300.00 for a night in this place is just absurd. First of all the key didn't work properly,apparently my fault as I didn wriggle it enough to make it work. Once entering the studio apartment we were disgusted with the condition...

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2Thank David D
australia
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Stopped after travelling Great Ocean Road, comfortable room and bed, we used the BBQ which was handy in pool area and nice & clean. Shops were in walking distance just had to run the gauntlet to cross the highway.

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1Thank janrio
bubblegee, Owner at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Janrio Thank you for reviewing our Motel, we appreciate the feedback. We have many guest comment on our location being near all the main shopping and a good selection of food outlets. Look forward to seeing you again for a BBQ around our pool Regards Brendan

Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in Feb,nice and clean motel.5 minute drive to the city centre so was good location Room was clean and spacious only issue was no vanity in bathroom, was outside in main bedroom which was a pain but dealt with it (no choice). Big screen TV with foxtel was a bonus and free WIFI. which was fantastic with no...

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bubblegee, Owner at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rohanj1 Thank you for taking the time to review the Gateway Motor Inn Warrnambool, very much appreciated. The reason for the vanity just outside the bathroom is due to a corner Spa in the bathroom. We are currently renovating some bathrooms to remove the Spa and fit a new vanity. Keep an eye out for these rooms. The TV's...

Melbourne
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We had a shocking experience on the way to Warrnambool from Mt Gambier. So I was expecting another typical country motel. However, Gateway Motor Inn surprised us. It was clean and comfortable. Staff, especially the housekeeping department, was absolutely brilliant. Nothing was a problem for them. Rooms were as advertised and, for once, matched the photos on the booking websites....

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

Good value for money, Gateway is a basic room with simple and clean facilities. Basic continental breakfast was included which was ok. Wifi worked well and was included in the rate which was great. Under promised and over delivered for sure, friendly staff and a pleasant stop over during our road trip. Not sure about the $20 spa surcharge in...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Reviews on trip advisor were promising but this unit was below expectations. No crockery supplied and just about everything looked like it needed renewing. Price $100, would try something else. Maybe this motel is more suited for long term worker accommodation? One night stay was plenty.

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Melbourne
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

We were a family of 4 and required the accessible room for our son, who is physically disabled. The room had two queen beds and was spacious and clean. There was a bar sized fridge, large sink area, good-sized TV and Wifi. The bathroom was a great size and had rails in the shower and next to the toilet. The...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Motor inn Warrnambool at the end of The Great Ocean Road offers great value for money accommodation. Everything from cheap Warrnambool accommodation for budget conscious travelers through to the traveler wanting a deluxe choice. Breakfast is Available as well as many other options including WIFI, Basic Kitchenette, Toaster, Kettle, Microwave, Refrigerator. With Many food options available within 400m you have a great quiet location. Please consider using ne of our special promotion packages when you book Please book online ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Motor Inn

Address: 69 Raglan Parade | Princes Highway, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Warrnambool
Price Range: $93 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gateway Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Gateway Motor Hotel Warrnambool
Gateway Motor Inn Warrnambool, Victoria
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“There is plenty of parking and it's far enough away form the road so road noise is not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles BobFk, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All good with newer rooms downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles gertie5401, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are much the same. Very good.”
 of 5 bubbles chrissiemacsmith, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the newly refurbished rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ShermoRally, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a refurbished room. I think all rooms would be quiet as they are placed well back from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 897SandraC, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
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