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BEST WESTERN Whalers Rest Motor Inn

714 Henty Highway, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Ballarat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Best motel in town! I stay there often with work staff are great rooms are great, wouldnt stay anywhere else. Free wifi and excellent room rates. The rooms are largy and tidy, easy access to the motel and quiet surroundings.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Happily surprised by this little find. Very clean, had everything you could possibly need. We travelled as two couples and had two rooms. There are bbq facilities outside and it is near the cobboboonee forest and just the right distance from town. Great spot for travelling as a group and to stay away from the noise of the city. Staff... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

After a long drive on the great ocean road we came across this motel after being turned away from several others and what a delight it was. Cleanliness was top notch as was comfort of the bedding, the spacious room and parking at your door. Staff were friendly and went out of their way to accommodate us. Would stay again... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Located at the end of the Great Ocean road this is a great little stopping place or starting depending which way you are going. Located in on the main routes it is an easy drive to Mount Gambier and the Grampians and wine regions. The Motor Inn was great value, clean, quiet and with a large room. The bathroom was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed there over the weekend for a fishing holiday with family. It's a very tidy, clean and affordable motel with ultra friendly staff. There were 4 of us staying in the one room and it wasn't too cramped. A positive is the fish / bait freezer located on-site which allows you to keep all the mess out of your room.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This motel is out of town but very comfortable and clean. Staff were friendly, efficient and gave good information for our dining experience that evening. The room was well equipped with the usual jug, tea and coffee and had a toaster, microwave, fridge and even dish washing liquid. The bed and pillows were very comfortable. The bathroom is a tad... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Portland is a place visit often but I have not stayed here before, prompted by the quantas points I get for staying in a best western I booked last week. Welcoming check in and an older style motel with big rooms and parking at the door of the room. Free wifi was a plus allowing me to get a heap... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It ticks all the boxes. Just out of town, clean accommodation and good size room - 2 x queen beds. Staff are more than helpful. free wifi. Ample parking right at your door. Plenty of restaurants and takeaways in the township

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Address: 714 Henty Highway, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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