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Motel Marengo

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26-28 Great Ocean Road | Marengo, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whilst the Motel is a little outside of Apollo Bay and you need a car to get there, what makes this place special is James, the owner. I have rarely seen somebody taking that much pride in doing what he does. His genuine friendliness and willingness to help is truly refreshing. Nothing is too much trouble and he arranges whatever... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived here after driving from Mount Gambier. The manager was very friendly & helpful, advising us on places to eat & places to visit. The room was clean & tidy & adequate for an overnight stay. We opted to use the barbecue facilities & again the manager was very helpful. Although not brilliant weather we sat in the garden to... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night during our tour of the great ocean road. The staff were very welcoming and although the motel was a little way out of Apollo Bay it made little difference as there was plenty of parking in town. The room was large and clean and had a fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery and cutlery. The great thing... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were amazing. So friendly and helpful. The room was a good layout for our family of 4. Kids in the room with a door that closed and us in the main area. The bathroom was quite tiny....that would be my only complaint. It was clean and comfortable and I would stay there again! The kids enjoyed the watching... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

we only stayed one night but were impressed with the serenity and the pleasant surroundings. The owner/manager was a perfect host without being invasive and talked with us about the beautiful parrots that came around the property and gave us seed to feed them. The spa was a delight and although the weather was a little cool for us -... More 

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Dorking
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely two night stay here. The rooms are large with a nice eating area. Everything was neat and clean. We didn't use the garden or pool facilities as it was still a little chilly. It would of been nice to have a hob or oven in the room, as a lot of the restaurants closed early in... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

After a tiring flight from UK and a car journey from Melbourne, I was very glad to arrive at Motel Marengo. The hosts, James and Andy, were incredibly informative and helpful. They were ready with maps and helpful tips about local activities and restaurants. James even treated us to a special session of feeding parrots! The rooms were clean and... More 

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singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

A one stay as a stopover for our GOR drive. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit. Clean, basic with all the necessary amenities, free wifi, microwave, basic crockeries for a meal. Very helpful staff. The bonus was the flock of parrots, cockatoos and crimson rosellas that visits the motel grounds. The owners feed them every morning and they are... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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89 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

A wonderfully relaxed place with all the amenities needed - better than the standard Motel/B+B Plenty to choose from on the tv if thats your thing but outside a hot tub and swimming pool and parrots to feed and the ever so friendly staff/owner. This is a gem at the price, you would be foolish to go elsewhere in the... More 

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Beijing Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Due to budget requirements (!) we decided to stay here for our 2 night stay in Apollo bay. We managed to book a cheaper rate on their website instead of our usual booking website. The place is really quite your average motel, with the exception of a few hidden points which we only discovered when we arrived. Firstly, the rooms... More 

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