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Melaleuca Motel

25 Bentinck Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stayed here with my partner. Rooms are huge compared to most city hotels. We stayed in room 9 I think. An older style but spotlessly clean. Good shower/bathroom. Good lighting in room. Excellent blockout for sleeping in. Continental breakfast supplied in basket which was a nice idea, so prepared it when needed. Micro, kettle, toaster, etc. would recommend to others.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights and found this motel was excellent value, quiet, comfortable, friendly owners and clean. It is also centrally located! You can't look past this place. High recommendation from us.

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Whyalla, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were travelling through from Melbourne on our return home in SA on a family driving holiday and chose Portland for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. Chose this motel for the value for money and the location (close to a choice of eating places and close to the Dawn Service. A good choice, as it was close to all we... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I have stayed here previously and again chose it because of the walking distance to the shops and restaurants in Portland. Got the last room and the owner kindly gave me a reduced rate on the family room. It is very clean, comfortable and quiet and I had a good nights sleep. Appreciated the free wifi too. Would recommend and... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

We spent one night in this motel and were quite pleased with the owner's pleasant welcome plus the quality of the motel for the money spent. The owner also recommended a nearby restaurant, Fergies a Cafe ended up serving one of the best meals we have had during our trip in AUS.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I have family scattered in and around Portland so we visit a few times a year. We've stayed at the Melaleuca a number of times as it's so clean, quiet, and convenient. This was the first time staying with our two young children and it was so easy. The family room had a double bed and two singles. With an... More

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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We chose Portland for its location in relation to our itinerary and for the prospect of seeing kangaroos and koalas around the motel. Unfortunately the wildlife didn't oblige, although the owner went out to check whether the local koala was in residence. We were warmly welcomed and given fresh milk and useful information on places to eat around the town.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

4th time we have stayed at Melaleuca Motel. Really good value. Close to shops. Close to wonderful nature walk around lagoon for pre breakfast exercise! Wonderful hosts. Thank you Dennis - we will be back!

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Old Bar, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights and it was a nice clean well appointed motel room. The managers who have only recently acquired this business have done a good job with it so far and I would expect it would be an ongoing thing. The only downside to it was the laundry, although free the washing machine could definitely be replaced... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for the weekend. Impressed by the rooms, especially for the price. The staff could not have done a better job; helpful phone advice, warm welcome including proper milk, free WiFi and a self made brochure of what to eat and see in Portland (very handy being our first time)! Will be staying here again... More

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Address: 25 Bentinck Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Portland
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Melaleuca Motel is a 3½ STAR Motel and has 16 ground floor units. Only minutes walking to fantastic cafes and shops, and the beautiful beachfront and port/harbour.Whether you are in Portland for business, leisure, or visiting family/friends you will find comfortable accommodation in large clean motel units, with close proximity to everything in Portland and nearby towns and attractions. Parking is conveniently in front of your room. If you are towing a caravan, boat or trailer, or travelling in a motor-home we have ample off-street parking. Need breakfast??? Then check-out our yummy options. We deliver breakfast to your room at your chosen time, and enjoy cooking your breakfast to your requirements, whether it is crispy bacon or egg's sunnyside up let us know. We are directly opposite the Portland Arts Centre and Aquatic Centre (enjoy a swim, sauna and spa at the end of your travels or sightseeing), and one block from the Portland Cable Tram, Powerhouse Motor & Car Museum, and Fawthrop Lagoon. It is not uncommon to have whale's exploring and playing in the port, a 2 minute walk from Melaleuca Motel.We strive to offer clean, comfortable and reliable accommodation choice's right in the heart of Portland, at a reasonable price, and in a genuine and friendly manner. ... more   less 
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