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BEST WESTERN Whalers Rest Motor Inn

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714 Henty Highway, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is located on the Henty Hwy as you arrive in to Portland. Although a 5 minute drive from the centre of Portland, this hotel is good value for money, with great hosts and a clean and tidy room.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a fishing trip the night before and the rooms were cheap @ $100 per night. Rooms were big and bed was so comfortable, I'd gladly go back here next time I'm in Portland, staff were also very friendly helpful with organising a cab as well as pointing us the way to a good feed, great work!

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

GREAT SHOWER! Very clean. Near main road, but so quiet. Heater kept me warm without the overheating. Breakfast on time (great if staying for business). Room spacious with Q bed, couch, little table. Manager lovely. Cannot fault. (Note: not 5 star, but excellent value for money)

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Stayed one night at the end of January at the Whaler's Motor Inn, booking direct with Best Western. I have to say the motels in Australia are a surprise. They are well managed and clean and safe. We had a queen bed and we slept well in a quiet room that was large. The bathroom was very clean, nothing special... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stayed at Whalers rest motel for 2 nights last week. The room was very clean. Plenty of space in the room. Air conditioner worked wonderfully to keep us warm in very cold conditions. The owner was very helpful with tips for eating out and attractions to visit. Would happily stay again, thank-you

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I booked on line and received an instant confirmation. We arrived in a quite, clean and comfortable room, was better than expected for a motel. Stayed in Queen room and has reasonable size bed, tv, microwave, mini bar fridge, couch and a table. The motel is only less than 5 minutes drive to Portland Centre and it is close to... More 

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Booked last minute, special offer price on Spa room. Reception very welcoming and helpful with local information on eating out and directing us to get to nearest restaurants and town centre. Convenient parking right next to room. Room was exceptional clean and spacious, spa was very relaxing. Definitely recommend ★★★★★

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed here recently while in Portland on business. OK so it wasn't 5 star with all the bells and whistles but the price wasn't neither. I think for cost/value ratio it is a pretty good place to stay while stopping in Portland. the room was spacious, a little old fashioned but they have modernised it with newer furnishings. Large bathroom... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Our room would have to be the cleanest motel room we have ever stayed in. The online booking was easy and the owners are lovely people. I ordered a cooked breakfast for 8am and it was on time and was better than some of the 5 star restaurants breakfasts. A little road noise, but overall excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Very clean and comfortable. Staff are helpful and friendly. Great big breakfast. The place to stay if visiting Portlalnd. Centrally located. Peaceful setting. The facilities is located close to all amenities and only a short distance from the centre of Portland. Visit Bridgewater while there.

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