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Dawson Motor Inn

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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers

Overview of Dawson Motor Inn

Dawson Motor Inn

4.0 star property
Lismore upmarket motel with outdoor pool

8.8/10 Fabulous

216 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
25 Dawson Street, Lismore, NSW, 2480

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Lismore

Getting around

  • Lismore, NSW (LSY) - 8 min drive
  • Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 35 min drive
  • Lismore Station - 23 min walk
  • Casino Station - 26 min drive


  • La Baracca - 6 min walk
  • Banzai Japanese Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • Wood Fired Pizza - 8 min walk
  • The Flavour of India Lismore - 9 min walk
  • Nook Laneway 2480 - 9 min walk

About this property

Dawson Motor Inn

A great choice for a stay in Lismore, Dawson Motor Inn is only 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the airport. Guests can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, and hiking/biking trails, kayaking and mountain biking are nearby. Fellow travellers like the nice bathrooms and overall comfort.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 1 PM until 9:30 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site extended parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs
  • Room service

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Skydiving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1965
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • An outdoor pool


  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 24-inch LCD TV
  • Premium digital channels
  • First-run films

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Toaster


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Dial-up Internet access is available in guest rooms for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from January to December

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Dawson Motor Inn Lismore
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Dawson Motor Lismore
Dawson Motor Inn Motel
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Dawson Motor Inn Motel Lismore

Frequently asked questions

Does Dawson Motor Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Dawson Motor Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dawson Motor Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Dawson Motor Inn?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Dawson Motor Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Dawson Motor Inn?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking. Free motorhome/bus/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Dawson Motor Inn?
You can check in from 1 PM - 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Dawson Motor Inn and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, hiking and kayaking, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the motel's other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and a picnic area. Dawson Motor Inn also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Dawson Motor Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Baracca (6-min walk), Banzai Japanese Restaurant (8-min walk) and Wood Fired Pizza (8-min walk).
What's the area around Dawson Motor Inn like?
Dawson Motor Inn is in the heart of Lismore, a short 17-minute walk from Lismore Base Hospital and 8 minutes' walk from Lismore Regional Gallery.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Functional. Comfortable.
Belinda, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Reception
Nirmala, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Deon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Thankyou for having us, was a nice modern room, staff were inviting and friendly
Jade, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1st time stayed in Lismore , a great Hotel for a Mid week Stay, a little noisy for on the Friday/Saturday Nights, next time Mid week no dramas revisiting
Peter, 4-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Deon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely staff, very comfortable bed and very clean, soft towels, free onsite parking, quiet.
1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This place is a well kept secret. Great staff, clean, fresh rooms and in a great location.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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