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Coastal Motel

3.5 of 5 171 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
36 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel rooms have been newly renovated and are clean and comfortable. Two lovely leather chairs to relax in next to the coffee table. Block out blinds made it easy to get a good nights sleep in the queen size double bed. The shower was over the spa bath so you have to step in and out carefully. Nice little... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely room recently renovated much nicer than shown on Booking.com photos. In a perfectly placed spot opposite the beach. Owner very friendly gave us some great tips for places to eat etc. Kitchen area well equipped everything spotlessly clean wifi worked very well, room very quiet even though we were on a main road, i can definitely recommend! Also, try... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Recently renovated rooms. Much better than you would expect from a motel. Staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed over the Christmas period so we paid a bit more than would usually be reasonably for a hotel of this caliber. Having said that I would definitely recommend it and stay again. If you can travel outside of the Christmas... More 

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Regina, Canada
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86 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I don't really care for motels but this one is quite nice. Our room (#3) seemed to be newly redone and was clean. The bed was fairly comfortable and the pillows adequate. The free internet worked quite well. There is assigned parking for guests which means your vehicle is right outside your door. The motel is across the street from... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed here for two nights and was pleasantly surprised by how quiet, clean large the place was. It had everything we needed. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The beach is across the road, the local supermarket is less than 5 minutes walk. The room and facilities were clean, spacious and much larger than what the photos provide.... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stopped here purely on spec while driving the Great Ocean Road, while passing. It is a lovely motel with good big comfy rooms at a reasonable rate. The chap on reception was friendly chatty and informative about the area. It is close to the town and a short walk to restaurants etc. Stayed just the one night but it was... More 

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Sydney
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed one night at the Coastal Motel on our recent trip around the Great Ocean Road. It is an old style motel but the rooms have been nicely renovated very recently. We found it very clean and comfortable. It is in a great location - an easy walk to to the local restaurants and the Tourist Information Office is... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This motel had recently been refurbished. It was clean, the bed was comfortable. Apollo Bay is a small town, there was a nice selection of restaurants to choose from for an evening meal. Ideal location for a nights stay while travelling along the Ocean Road.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My wife and I booked this place for a romantic getaway for 4 nights to celebrate my birthday and our anniversary. We arrived late the night before my birthday, and the first thing I noticed was that we had been given the wrong room. We were supposed to have a deluxe queen room with a gas log fire but instead... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

To be honest from the outside the Coastal Motel doesnt look all that special! However, the rooms have been refurbished and are modern, spacious and comfortable. This with the location makes this a four star very good for me. Downsides - there was no breakfast being served when we stayed - not sure if this is normal.

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Address: 171 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coastal Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Coastal Motel Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road

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