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Lamplighter Motel

Overview of Lamplighter Motel

Lamplighter Motel

3.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

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 Medical Centre Clayton4 min drive
  • Popular LocationMonash University5 min drive
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)34 min drive

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About this area


Located in Melbourne, Lamplighter Motel is in the suburbs and near a metro station. Melbourne Cricket Ground and Princess Theatre are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at St Kilda Road and Sidney Myer Music Bowl. SEA LIFE Melbourne and Luna Park are not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Chadstone Shopping Mall - 2 min drive
  • Monash Medical Centre Clayton - 4 min drive
  • Monash University - 5 min drive
  • Caulfield Racecourse - 5 min drive
  • Deakin University - 9 min drive

Getting around

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


  • Balloons — 1 min walk
  • Hungry Jacks - 5 min walk
  • Oakleigh Carnegie RSL - 10 min walk
  • Kalimera - 10 min walk
  • Ferrari Pizza - 10 min walk

About this property

Lamplighter Motel

Suburban Melbourne motel in Oakleigh, near Chadstone Shopping Mall
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free motel has a bar/lounge and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 25 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus DVD players and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, hairdryers and phones.
Lamplighter Motel offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Televisions come with cable channels and DVD players. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


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


  • Hairdryer
  • 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)
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Reception hours are 9 AM-11:00 PM on Saturdays and 9 AM-10 PM on Sundays and public holidays.

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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • 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
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 37 out of 308 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 103 out of 308 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 87 out of 308 reviews
3 - Okay 28%
Rating 2 - Poor. 50 out of 308 reviews
2 - Poor 16%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 31 out of 308 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

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

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Relocation to apartment
We were relocated to the apartment which was 7 mins drive compared to the original motel location which was close to Chadstone Shopping Centre. This was quite inconvenient
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

2/5 Poor

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Split system not working.Wash basin cracked.Shower not draining well.Spare blanket not folded just stuffed onto shelf.Associated restraunt needed a good clean service and food were below standard . The whole place would be great with a little bit of maintaince however we will not be returning.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019