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Best Mount Gambier Historic Hotels

Colhurst House
4 out of 5
3 Colhurst Place, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$170 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"Beautiful property stayed in Green room which was lovely. Bathroom huge with all amenities you could possibly think of. I would highly recommend this property"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2020

Colhurst House
Mid City Motel - Mount Gambier
3.5 out of 5
15 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$150 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (192 reviews)
Clean and well located

"Clean and spacious room. Well located with shops and restaurants within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2020

Mid City Motel - Mount Gambier
Blue Lake Holiday Park
4 out of 5
LOT 100 Bay Road, Mount Gambier, SA
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4.5/5Wonderful! (118 reviews)

"The view is amazing and is just few minutes walking to the blue lake. Highly recommended. The only cons is the check out at 10am. As per many other places around, an 11am check out would be more attractive and less rush to leave the site"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Blue Lake Holiday Park
Apartments on Tolmie
4 out of 5
27A Tolmie Street, Mount Gambier, SA
The price is AU$230 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (43 reviews)
Good one night stay

"Spacious and clean good experience"…"

Reviewed on 9 Apr. 2019

Apartments on Tolmie
Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments
2.5 out of 5
201 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$150 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (292 reviews)

"Room was quite up to date, refurnished bathroom , spotless. Staff friendly and eager to provide service. Have already decided this will be our stopover when we visit Mt Gambier,"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Arkana Motor Inn & Terrace Apartments
Park Hotel Mount Gambier
4 out of 5
163 Commercial St West, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$130 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (188 reviews)

"Location is very good, and have a great pub meal, but as it is a hotel, the noise and music seeped throughout the building late in the evening. The room was basic with an ensuite which could not be sectioned off. The amenities available to us in the kitchen were great, and the staff were ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

Park Hotel Mount Gambier
Golden Chain Tower Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
140 Jubilee Highway West, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$118 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (333 reviews)

"The property was dated but clean. We really appreciated the welcome and kindness of the host."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020

Golden Chain Tower Motor Inn
Mount Gambier Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2 Commercial St West, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$150 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (104 reviews)

"This property is a very lovely old Pub with big high ceilings and sweeping balcony accessible by many of the rooms upstairs. The restaurant and adjoining lounge area offers great food and comfort with a large Bar and outside seating as well. We have stayed on three occasions in different rooms that ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Mount Gambier Hotel
Grand Central Motel
3 out of 5
6 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, SA
The price is AU$110 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (195 reviews)

"Very friendly an clean. Such a convenient place to stay"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Grand Central Motel
Wyatt Guest House
4 out of 5
9 Wyatt Street, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$109 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (66 reviews)

"This property was nice and spacious, 2 separate bedrooms, lounge and kitchen. The location is quiet and central to the town. Disliked that it was very dirty, mold in the bathroom, kitchen was covered in splatters, all the rooms were dusty and had cobwebs hangers from the ceilings. Furnishings are ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Wyatt Guest House
Commodore on the Park
4 out of 5
Corner of Jubillee Highway and Penola, Mount Gambier, SA
The price is AU$138 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (464 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Convenient location, updated furnishings, clean. Asked for early check in and was happily accommodated. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

Commodore on the Park
Southgate Motel
3.5 out of 5
175 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, SA
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The price is AU$138 per night
4/5Very Good! (603 reviews)

"The rooms had just been renovated. We had a bath suite and it was huge"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

Southgate Motel
Quality Inn Presidential
4 out of 5
152 Jubilee Hwy West, Mount Gambier, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night
4/5Very Good! (606 reviews)

"It was all i expected it to be, friendly staff and a clean room"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Quality Inn Presidential
Lakes Resort Mount Gambier
3.5 out of 5
17 Lake Terrace West, Hay Drive, Via Lake Terrace We, Mount Gambier, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$136 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (292 reviews)

"Fantastic location and views from the room and the restaurant. Slightly outdated TV & aircon units but fit for purpose."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Lakes Resort Mount Gambier
Federal Hotel
3 out of 5
112 Commercial St East, Mount Gambier, SA
The price is AU$65 per night
3.8/5Good! (312 reviews)

"Good rates, two queen size beds, discounted meals, convenience to town and facilities."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Federal Hotel
Red Carpet Motel
3 out of 5
193 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, SA
The price is AU$90 per night
3.7/5Good! (354 reviews)

"Excellent value for money and the staff were fabulous"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan. 2020

Red Carpet Motel
Avalon Motel
3 out of 5
93 Gray Street, Mount Gambier, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$75 per night
3.7/5Good! (269 reviews)
Happy holidays

"we stayed 4 nights in this little motel and it did the job for us, clean & tidy , bed was a bit uncomfortable (but it was only for 4 nights) so that was ok, the bathroom door needed a new handle,and the front door was sticky, but they were miner little things that we did tell the owners about, but ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov. 2019

Avalon Motel
Motel Mount Gambier
3 out of 5
115 Penola Road, Mount Gambier, SA
The price is AU$105 per night
3.7/5Good! (243 reviews)

"Very comfortable and well priced. There are a lot of rooms so it is rare to miss out for ad hoc business needs."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2020

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There are many things to love about Mount Gambier. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Mount Gambier is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Mount Gambier.

Historic accommodation in Mount Gambier will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Mount Gambier to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Mount Gambier historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Mount Gambier accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Mount Gambier?
The historical places in Mount Gambier are likely at the top of your travel itinerary. Why not appreciate the lakeside during your visit?
What's the best hotel in Mount Gambier to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Colhurst House is a top 4-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and free parking. Mount Gambier Catholic Parish is a short walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include Park Hotel Mount Gambier and Grand Central Motel.
How many historical hotels will I find in Mount Gambier?
Mount Gambier has 47 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 22 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Mount Gambier?
Mount Gambier is notable for landmarks like Engelbrecht Cave. Natural beauty is on display at Blue Lake Reserve, Umpherston Sinkhole and Cave Gardens. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are Mount Gambier Central and Mount Gambier Catholic Parish.
What is a historic hotel like in Mount Gambier?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can sleep in a place that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Mount Gambier, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Mount Gambier have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in any hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Mount Gambier, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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