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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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Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and couple of friends stayed here for a couple nights we had the best time it Has a great BBQ area, nice, comfortable rooms and great,friendly owners, the rooms have everything you need, nice and clean! Breakfast In the morning at your door at the time you would like. I highly recommend if you come to Portland you book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service.very friendly staff.we enjoyed the short walk to a beautiful beach for a morning swim.Great BBQ to cook on with nice covered eating area .we all had a great stay at Walers Rest We will be back thanks for your warm hospitality.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One night pit stop after a 7 hour drive, this place was just what we needed. Lady at counter was friendly and helpful. Room was admittedly dated but clean! I can live with dated if it's clean! The only main negative thing for us was the shower water temp that went from cold to scalding hot! That wasn't fun

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Thank U7157VUmarias
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a good value stopover, although you might want to think twice if you have a phobia of bricks. There are a lot of bricks at the Whaler's Rest. I'd go so far as to say that it's entirely made of them. I felt a little oppressed by the bricks, but I pushed through it and managed a reasonable... More 

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Thank Rosskel
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Very clean & tidy room, which was quite spacious for a basic motel, staff friendly & welcoming, bathroom very small, quiet location, just a short drive to town centre, if you are just looking for clean no frills accomodation would highly recommend

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We stayed here overnight after a long road trip. Staff are very welcoming and friendly which was nice to see after a 14 hour road trip from South Australia. As it had been very hot for nearly a week the air con was a must but it was too noisy to leave on. Something that needs to be looked at.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Following my last visit to a Best Western that really impressed me I decided to come to another one. This one did not disappoint either. Decent rate considering I'm here on Christmas. Room is clean, everything works, and the TV channel selection is better than average. The owner - Pamela - is very accommodating and has gone out of her... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We were staying for two nights, the room was quite neat and spacious. The bed and pillows were slightly uncomfortable and i didn't sleep well either nights, waking up with a headache both mornings. I'd suggest bringing your own pillows. Was unpleased to see the Mini Fridge had not been turned on prior to our arrival so drinks we'd purchased... More 

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Thank Ethan E
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We come to Portland 2-3 times a year and always stay at the Whalers Inn, the staff are always welcoming and treat us like family. It is close to town with all the facilities for our needs. We highly recommend and will be looking forward staying again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Clean and tidy room. Quiet location despite being near road. Service excellent; breakfast brought to your room on request. We stayed in room 12 away from the entrance and any possible disturbance. Good location just outside Portland.

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