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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is the place to stop before or after your Great Ocean Road trip. Very quiet. You can always get great advice from the lady at the reception. Make sure to stop by The Twelve Apostles. It is jaw-dropping.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We visited the Motel with our parents who were visiting from overseas, and really found the place to be like home right from the word go. The rooms were really well appointed, and Josie was very courteous and accommodating. One could see that special care had gone into ensuring that all common areas including bathrooms and the kitchen were kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our family stayed in the two-bedroom unit one night after visiting the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road. Josie gave us a warm welcome and local advice on best sunsets, meals, etc. away from the crowds. The unit is beautiful, clean, spacious, modern, well appointed and has an inviting patio. I wish we would've spent more than one night... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I booked the Portside Motel on-line via Booking.com and therefore as with any on-line booking could only base my choice on reviews by other people. I was met by John who was very welcoming and gave good advice on what to see and where to eat. On entering my room I was amazed at the standard of cleanliness, clean is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was kind of a quaint place. The room was clean and fairly large and had block walls. The kitchenette had a fridge, microwave, coffee pot, and toaster. There was an actual tub in the bathroom. The town was very quiet, so there wasn't any noise.

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