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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: About 5 minute walk from the "CBD" where a few restaurants, gas station, a supermarket can be found. Easy for drivers to locate since it is near to the main street. The motel is quiet, clean and well-maintained. Visited in off season and parking lots inside motel are sufficient. Room: Clean and tidy. Basic utensils, kettle, sink, refrigerator and... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were wonderfully surprised by the stylish, and comfortable room we enjoyed at the Portside Motel. Everything exceeded our expectations. The room provided thoughtful amenities within an attractive, well-designed setting. We especially loved our large round window and the small private patio and garden. Jo, at the front desk, was extremely friendly and helpful, providing us with suggestions on dining... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay, staff is friendly and always willing to help. Would recommend this place any time. The location is also very good specially if you are planning to visit all the tourists are of the 12 Apostles up to the martyrs bay.

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thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there one night. Warm welcome at check-in. The room is kind of garage feel. The room was cold but there was a heating mattress if needed. TV was not working at first as the TV card was so dusty that we needed to remove and clean to get it worked. Walkable to restaurants but you'd rather drive.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

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 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

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 July 3, 2015

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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