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BEST WESTERN Whalers Rest Motor Inn

714 Henty Highway, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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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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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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Mitcham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Best Western Whalers Rest Motor Inn is a lovely motel on the northern outskirts of the historic town of Portland in Victoria's southwest. The room was spotless and well maintained. The internet connection was very good via a travel router in the room. I wasn't quite sure how to connect it. The lady manager came to the room and set... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent parking facilities. Very clean large room. Plastic cutlery and plates a bit tacky but that would be my only complaint. Light and airy room. Very reasonable price for spa room. Would stay again.

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Kingston SE, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is our weekend getaway on a budget when we have to travel through to Victoria for our supplies. Have stayed here twice and definitely great value for the clean neat tidy premises and prompt efficient hosts. On the Henty Highway (trucks didn't bother us as we were so tired and jumped into the inviting freshly made bed.) just out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Lovely people running the place. Rooms very clean and tidy and a fantastic BBQ area which we used gladly. No BBQ tools though. Room equipped with plastic plates and cutlery - disappointing and below standard. Using the plastic fork on the BBQ was bad - especially for the fork. Playground is just two swings close to the carpark. But only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Staff very friendly great quiet location fantastic beds after a long trip roomy parking very very clean. Great bbq facility plenty of room to park the boat gave Pam a call letting her no ill bein late left the room open light oncan't allfor abetter service, we leftearly thenext morningand theyjust billthe creditcard can'tall fora more hassle free approach.

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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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