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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with advice from TA travellers' and decided to stay at Motel Marengo on the way down the GOR. What a pleasure! Had arrived in Melbourne from overseas and after getting a car at the airport, headed off to Apollo Bay and the Motel Marengo. Great location just outside Apollo Bay, quiet and good value. Room was large, bright and... More 

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

We spent 2 nights here in early February 2015. It was an excellent base for exploring both ends of the beautiful Great Ocean Road. The owners were very friendly and helpful. They also attract some amazing bird life to their grounds by putting out bird food. I have never seen such an array of parrots, rosellas, cockatoos and corellas with... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful stay here. Andrew and James are great host and very welcoming ! Can't wait to come back for another weekend away. I defiantly recommend this Motel The rooms are affordable, clean and tidy and recently refreshed. There is so much beautiful walks and sight seeing spots not to far from the Motel which Andrew pointed us in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night on our way down the Great Ocean Road, the reception staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was fairly basic and a bit bland but it had everything needed including a well equipped kitchen area. The bed was comfy, shower a bit small but clean and worked well the TV had Foxtel as... More 

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Uppermill, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought that this was a lovely Motel, yes I was expecting it to be in a more central location to Apollo Bay but the fact that it was a 5 min drive away did not bother me. I stayed two nights and found it to be very comfortable for my needs. The accommodation was roomy, in fact the layout... More 

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eureka26, Manager at Motel Marengo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes unit 1 has a slightly different layout from some of the other units. It is a wheelchair friendly room, so yes the bathroom is slightly larger. I am sorry the wild parrots were noisy at times. They normally arrive to the motel area around... More 

Cincinnati, OH
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We spent a couple of nights here while exploring the area. Andy, one of the owners, was very helpful with many suggestions on things to see. He feeds Cockatoos on the fence and there's always a bunch birds stopping in to eat. Great fun! Nicely maintained rooms, clean and everything you could want in a motel. Great location, you can... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
20 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

An updated, clean and hospitable room for a reasonable price. Good value for your Australian Dollar. Andy, manager/owner, extremely friendly, helpful & knowledgeable. We enjoyed the nearby beach and pool area. Its older construction vintage & overly large window facing the parking lot means the rooms do transfer a significant amount of noise. All things considered; we would rebook there... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We spent 2 nights at the Motel Marengo while driving along the Great Ocean Road. The rooms are clean and comfortable and have everything you could possibly need for a short stay. There is a lovely beach just 5 minutes walk down the road, Apollo Bay with it's shops and restaurants is a short drive away and James and Andy... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Reception staff very helpful. Room very clean. Basic oblong room with bed by door, then living space/kitchen and toilet/shower at far end. Fridge and freeserve box both noisy and had to turn down/off in order to sleep. Electric blanket power unit fixed in mattress in an uncomfortable position about 6" down from pillow. Some road noise. No sharp knives (by... More 

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Parkdale, Victoria, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Motel Marengo was a great place for a little family holiday on the Great Ocean Road. The pool and spa were such a nice feature for this small capacity motel, we used them almost every day. The local wildlife (parrots, cockatoos, rosellas) were gorgeous and friendly. And the manager James was always on hand to answer questions and help out.... More 

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