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Skenes Creek Lodge Motel

61 Great Ocean Road | Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Ranked #10 of 13 hotels in Apollo Bay
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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 of 5 stars
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Lismore, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked last-minute-ish for a trip on the GOR, and chose this property not so much for the price - which was excellent compared to most on the route, including private hostel rooms - as the availability, so I wasn't expecting much. However, it was clean, comfortable, and featured a lovely ocean view. Walking distance to a lovely rocky, tide-pooly... More

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Sandy, Utah
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27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Property is clean, and has a fun grass area that our kids enjoyed running around on. Location is so-so, nothing is really within walking distance. Rooms are fairly old, with cinder brick walls. It wasn't really bad, nor was it really good. Just a place to sleep.

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Townville, South Carolina
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335 reviews 335 reviews
127 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The motel is set back from the road across from the beach. The room was nice and had a refrigerator and good AC. As it was a holiday weekend, they got lots of $$ for just a motel. The owners were friendly and helpful.

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Edinburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Pulled into the lodge 2 days before New Year on a long shot that there may be a room available. We got the last room at a discounted rate for New Year! It's a 3 star and has to be assessed on that basis. We give it 5 out of 5. Sea view, great owners, log fire in room. We... More

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U.K.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We booked two standard double rooms at the beginning of August for 1 night. On arrival we were given a warm welcome and told that we had been upgraded to ocean view rooms, which was good. The room was compact, but managed to contain everything we required to make breakfast very neatly. Everything was spotlessly clean, and electric blankets on... More

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melbourne
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

The family, 2 +2 (16 +12) stayed for one night in a family room while driving the great ocean road. Our room was warm and spacious with a queen bed, bunks as well as a couch, decent Tv and microwave, toaster etc. our son is 6 foot 3 and he was comfortable in the bunks. The bathroom was clean but... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

An older style motel located along the highway several miles from Apollo Bay. The room was clean and comfortable. Home style meals in the dining room served buffet style. Supurb ocean views and easy access to the beach across the highway. The bed was comfortable, hot showers, and basic coffee/tea facilities available. Wine was available for purchase in the dining... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

firstly this hotel was not in Apollo Bay as advertised. we actually drove straight past it in the dark and then had to backtrack 10 mins (in the car) to find it. however upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly face which helped calm me down! the rooms however were fine. basic, perhaps a little bit on the cold... More

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My wife and I spent three nights at Skenes Creek Motel and found the rooms to be very clean and well maintained with good amenities. Skenes Creek is only a seven minute drive to the hustle and bustle of Apollo Bay yet far enough away to provide a peaceful and quiet back drop. The motel is set far enough back... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

We stayed just one night, before the Great Ocean Road half marathon. Initially booked through booking.com and so did someone else at the same time. The owner, Trevor, called me and explained situation and offered a cheaper rate (for two single bed room), great service. Also, in person, Trevor and Linda are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and... More

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Also Known As:
Skenes Creek Lodge Motel Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
Address: 61 Great Ocean Road | Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
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Ranked #10 of 13 hotels in Apollo Bay
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