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Waterfront Motor Inn

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   173 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the helpfulness of the lovely girl at the front desk, to the comfort and cleanliness of our room and the location of Waterfront Motor Inn to the rest of Apollo Bay, we would highly recommend the Waterfront Motor Inn. Truly a delightful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean, comfortable accommodation in the heart of Apollo Bay. A great place to base yourself for a couple of days as you can easily visit the 12 Apostles etc in a day from here with enough time to linger! Staff on the front desk were incredibly helpful. Offering us restaurant recommendations, local sightseeing advice and a pint of milk on... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice stopover while travelling the great ocean road. Rooms a bit small. Clean. Nice view as we had the ocean front. Not many places to eat, we took our own breakfast but had a bit of a problem finding dinner. Make sure you take the time to look at the falls on your way out worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed here last week during our Great Ocean Road trip. And what can I say about our stay? It was fantastic from the get go. We were greeted with a smile and instantly made to feel at home and the receptionist wanted to genuinely get to know us and tell us about the area. She also... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place for anyone to stay and I must commend the owners for great service! Myself and my partner stayed here for 2 nights and paid the little extra to get a sea view with balcony on the second floor. I think we had room 6 which was brilliant. Its worth paying the extra as I woke... More

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Malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The proprietors and staff are super duper generous with their warm smiles and are always ready to assist with travel information in the area et cetera. Both trips I stayed 2 nights each, with different family members and on both trips within 10 months, we could only come to one very simple conclusion: MUST COME BACK AGAIN! Great place and... More

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ApollobayWaterfront, Manager at Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review and we hope we welcome you again to the Waterfront and our lovely area. There are so many varied attractions to enjoy in and around Apollo Bay that it's easy to fill several days with sight-seeing. We're glad you had such a great time with your family on both occasions. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at Waterfront Motor Inn exceeded our expectations, you cannot fault the service that is offered very friendly helpful staff ready to answer all questions asked, the locatation is perfect well signed & easy access to your room. The photos on the internet don't do the rooms justice - the room we stayed in offered exceptional views as promised... More

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ApollobayWaterfront, Manager at Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

We really appreciate your fantastic review. It's great to receive feedback for the hard work our staff do in keeping the Waterfront clean and looking good and it's also lovely to know you felt so welcome. We hope to see you again at the Waterfront before too long. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterfront almost does what it says on the label,it would be on the waterfront if it was not for the Great Ocean Road next to which it is located. Small but efficent reception, Good size room with all you need, very clean, supurb bathroom, easy chairs and free wifi. Our room had a small patio area outside overlooking the ocean... More

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ApollobayWaterfront, Manager at Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your top review. It's great to know you found our location convenient for Apollo Bay's many attractions and you enjoyed the evening skies over the ocean. The Great Ocean Road hugs the coast almost all the way along. It's not easy to find places to stay on the sea-side of the Road, so we're glad you... More

Bangi, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights and the apartment was cleaned and towel changed. Very helpful receptionist. Offered us an umbrella during our stay as it was raining the whole 2 days. eventhough our apartment is not facing the sea, the garden view is just as good. However, internet signal is week as we are not close to the reception.

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

HI Azlinavc, thanks so much for giving us a 5/5 review - so glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the rain!! Its great to see people get out and about despite the weather though. I think we've finally got our WiFi sorted - the layout of the Motor Inn makes strong coverage really difficult - I hope this didn't... More

Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed just one night. It is very convenient with a lovely garden and surroundings. The rooms were well furnished and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful andcould not do enough for you.

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review - really appreciate you taking the time to post. Glad you enjoyed your stay, Regards Deb More

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Additional Information about Waterfront Motor Inn

Also Known As:
Waterfront Motor Hotel Apollo Bay
Waterfront Motor Hotel
Waterfront Hotel Apollo Bay
Waterfront Motor Inn Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
Address: 173 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 13 hotels in Apollo Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterfront Motor Inn 3*
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