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Portside Motel

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62 Great Ocean Road (Lord St), Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good location, half way between the 12 Apostles and the other end of the lookouts (London Bridge). The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. They have DVD/Video player in room that you can borrow some movies to watch. Great sleeping quality because of the curtains and blinds. Just pay attention to your check-out time, they were very strict... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a self drive of the Great Ocean Road staring the day in eastern Melbourne and ended the day in Port Campbell at the Portside Motel. Long day of travel but we were very happy with our accommodations. We had two rooms since the family room was unavailable that night. The motel was at capacity. The rooms were very... More 

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Helensvale, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most welcoming and very clean, Portside motel is an ideal stopover in a picturesque and quaint township along the Great Ocean Road. Many dining choices within the town and the beach surely very popular in the warmer months. Our room was spacious, warm and functional, while onsite parking is ample. Very friendly proprietors, which makes a big difference. Hope to... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reached late in the evening, but called up ahead to let them know we would be late. The hosts were extremely helpful. The room was comfortable, but not super luxury...we had not expected grand settings at this place anyway. Their recommendations for places to have dinner and breakfast were spot on, and their suggestions on how to plan the... More 

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Coffs Harbour
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very comfortable, roomy motel in a great location for the major attractions along the Great Ocean Rd. Also walking distance to town centre and eateries. Really liked the inclusion of plates, cutlery, microwave, toaster so we could cut down on eating- out expenses. Very friendly & helpful hosts who even did our washing for a small fee...."thankyou, Josie &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic motel. Clean, spacious two bedroom family unit. Such welcoming owners. We didn't want for anything. All the small touches like quality books on the bookshelves for all ages. Not junk yard book collection. Good books you'd actually choose to read. Board games. Good sized milk in refrigerator. Because these owners care. Couldn't ask for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the Great Ocean Road Roadtrip with a group of friends and needed a place to stay for the night. Check in was easy and smooth. The room was very spacious and the beds were very comfortable. Free WiFi was convenient but wasn't super fast. Bathroom was clean but water pressure could be better, but not a biggie! Overall a... More 

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North Epping
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was wonderfully surprised by how amazing our stay in the Portside Motel was. I was expecting a clean comfortable motel for our stop over in Port Campbell during a road trip but the Portside Motel exceeded our expectations. Amazingly clean, friendly service, great proximity to restaurants and cafes are just some of the things to describe our stay in... More 

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Rowville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

As soon as we entered the courtyard around 5pm(ish) Josie came out to greet us with a friendly smile. The room we booked was the family room (two bedrooms) which was clean and well presented. A choice DVD's were available upon request which pleased our boys. Beds were OK, but would have liked the choice of a firmer pillow. Booking,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We visited during June 2015. John was extremely helpful and very informative about places to visit in the area which we weren't aware of. The accommodation was spacious, clean and well laid out. We would highly recommend this Motel and if we were to come back to this area again we would stay at this Motel

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