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Portside Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   62 Great Ocean Road (Lord St), Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Port Campbell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 1 night on a Saturday in July at the end of our 3 day trip along the Great Ocean Road. When we pulled up I was a little disappointed havimg come from the beach side of town and seeing the apartments overlooking the bay. However, the check in was smooth and friendly with good recommendations for dinner. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Im glad we booked this motel..we stayed at their 2bedrooms apartment in july 2014.. with very good amenities , clean , tidy , spacious , fully equip kitchen , nice flat tv with a lot of channels choices .. and lady boss is super nice .. overall very confortable stay and would definitely stay there again next time when im... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only here for one night but wish it was more. There is a lot more to do than originally thought. If you can, stay at least a week. Can't fault this motel, great location and very friendly, helpful staff. Loved Port Campbell hope to be back and will definitely stay at the Portside Motel.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find just off main road. Restaurants and Visitor Centre a 1 minute drive. Check in/out was a breeze and the room had the basic amenities and comfort for a pleasant if forgettable night's sleep. Questions of value apply to Australia in general so don't expect any luxury at the price.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was only for one night but found the room to be very homely and well maintained - only thing was the heating could be more powerful as it was very cold and windy on the night that we stayed and so was very cold - he toilet had a strong draft - wow cold . The reception staff was... More

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Friendly owners, comfortable accommodation at an affordable price. The motel is one corner from the few restaurants that there are in the town. Quiet location even though on the main road. Comfortable king bed and enough space for two to move around easily, however, the bath is tiny. Many motels don't have a bath so at least there was one!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Spent a cold stormy night here and was very comfortable. We got a warm greeting at reception and quick service. The manager even loaned my husband an iPhone charger as he'd left his at home. Room was warm,clean and tidy. Free wifi. Would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We arrived at the Motel around 6.00pm, and the reception staff was waiting for us. The Motel location is good, and the staff was very kind and helpful, giving us a lot of information how we could occupy our time around the Great Ocean Road for the next day. We spent a night there, and the room was good, and... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Needed to stay in Port Campbell over the quiet winter season for some work and enjoyed staying here. Rooms were clean, proprietor was friendly and would stay there again, especially over summer when it is a bit warmer! ;-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stay one night here on our Great Ocean Road trip. The hotel is located on the main street, near to restaurants. Upon arrival, the reception was warm and eager to provide us with the information on nearby eateries. We could park our car directly outside our room, which was a plus as we have some heavy luggages. Room was sufficiently... More

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Address: 62 Great Ocean Road (Lord St), Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Port Campbell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Portside Motel 3*
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Portside Motel offers 10 modern motel units and 1 two bedroom family apartment and is located only 250m from the centre of the Port Campbell township and only a short 8 min drive to the famous 12 Apostles. The well-appointed units have everything you need including comfortable queen size beds, TV, video/DVD player, A/C, private en-suite, and private verandas overlooking tranquil gardens. All units are ground floor with parking at the door. Laundry & wireless broadband internet available. ... more   less 
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