Lamplighter Motel

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Laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
Classic Double Room | Laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
0-inch TV with cable channels, DVD player

Overview of Lamplighter Motel

Lamplighter Motel

3.5 star property

Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
1440 Dandenong Rd, Oakleigh, VIC, 3166

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChadstone Shopping Mall2 min drive
  • Popular LocationMonash University6 min drive
  • Popular LocationMonash Medical Centre Clayton6 min drive
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)34 min drive

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About this area


Lamplighter Motel is located in Oakleigh, a neighbourhood in Melbourne, and is in the suburbs and near a metro station. Melbourne Cricket Ground and Melbourne Central are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Collins Street and Queen Victoria Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Caulfield Racecourse, or consider a night out at Festival Hall.

What's nearby

  • Chadstone Shopping Mall - 2 min drive
  • Monash University - 6 min drive
  • Monash Medical Centre Clayton - 6 min drive
  • Caulfield Racecourse - 9 min drive
  • Deakin University - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Dandenong Station - 14 min drive
  • Oakleigh Station - 14 min walk
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 34 min drive


  • Hungry Jacks - 5 min walk
  • Just Italy - 9 min walk
  • Oakleigh Fish & Chippery - 10 min walk
  • Kalimera - 10 min walk
  • Richmond Oysters - 11 min walk

About this property

Lamplighter Motel

3.5-star motel in the heart of Oakleigh
At Lamplighter Motel, you can look forward to laundry facilities, a bar and a restaurant. Guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), luggage storage and smoke-free property
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the dining options, convenient parking and location
Room features
All guest rooms at Lamplighter Motel have comforts, such as Laptop workspace and air conditioning, as well as amenities, such as room service. Guests reviews say good things about the overall comfort rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with hairdryers and toilet paper
  • 0-inch TVs with cable channels and DVD players
  • Wardrobes/cupboards, fridges and electric kettles


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Dial-up Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: AUD 5.00-15.00 for adults and AUD 5.00-10.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Balloons

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 0-inch TV
  • TV channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Window screens

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Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7 AM - 10 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (9:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5.00 and AUD 15.00 for adults, and AUD 5.00 and AUD 10.00 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Lamplighter Motel Oakleigh
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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 37 out of 312 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 103 out of 312 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 88 out of 312 reviews
3 - Okay 28%
Rating 2 - Poor. 50 out of 312 reviews
2 - Poor 16%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 34 out of 312 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room old the people staying there are noisy some have dog
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Noisy neighbours up all night. Rooms are used by short term renters from social services
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness
Enough parking 👍 Bed sheets wasn’t changed there was food crumbs under the doona Bed sides, desk and TV shelves was very dusty. Microwave had coffee stains and spills. Pillows were not comfy.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The bathroom was disgusting mild all over sink very dirty around taps and behind sink
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020