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Portside Motel

3.0 of 5 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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we stayed here for one night on our trip to the GOR. we were welcomed by josie, and she was very friendly. we stayed at the apartment which essentially has two bedrooms, dining-cum drawing room with full kitchen. the apartment was great, very spacious, there was whole load of books, games, DVD, Cd, free wifi etc. it cost us AUD... More

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Stawell, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This has been the second time we have stayed at the Portside Motel in Port Campbell - We loved the staff, so friendly and nice. The rooms are very nice, but also very CLEAN! As we have stayed in quite a few motels, it is very rare to find ones that tick all the boxes. This place does.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family suite had it's own outdoor area and BBQ which we gratefully used on the lovely evening we stayed at Portside. The Family accommodation included 2 bedrooms and a separate kitchen - we could have comfortably stayed here for a week. The hosts were extremely accommodating in ensuring our suite was promptly ready and a roll-away bed was added... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 drove ended the first day of our trip on the Great Ocean Road at Port Campbell. The hotel is a short walk from the centre of town. The rooms are comfortable, clean and spacious. We had the family room with 2 singles and a queen size bed. We also did a half day tour of the... More

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Langley, BC
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a busy day of sight seeing we could not wait to send some pictures and connect with family but it was not to be. Wifi server was down and nothing they were doing about it till the next day. Apologized but didn't offer any compensation, we sure we're not happy Otherwise the room was OK, very dated

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portsidemotel, Owner at Portside Motel, responded to this review

Hi Shawn. Thank you for your candid comments. Its very unfortunate that you arrived on a day that we had issues with the functionality of the WiFi which I might add was beyond our control. I can understand your disappointment but when you reside in a small rural town like Port Campbell it's not easy getting specialized technicians at short... More

Western Downs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our very short stay at this establishment. I was greeted with friendliness upon arrival and a quick chit-chat about my travels and what was available with respect to local eateries and services. I was provided with a very convenient tourist map and some recommendations were highlighted after inquiring about the nature of my visit. Thank you John & Josie... More

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so glad on make a right decision for choosing Portside Motel to spend last night with my travel mate before leaving Australia. Perfect location, room is clean and comfortable. Most important is the Host is very friendly and helpful. We have wonderful night to end up our journey.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove down t GOR a few weeks ago - Spring time, a beautiful day - lucky enough to catch sunset at 12 Apostles so were after 7pm when arrived in Port Campbell. John who greeted us at Reception was wonderful, he gave us an insight about restaurants for t evening (12 Rocks, a 5min walk away, comes highly recommended),... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a LOVELY stay at Portside Motel even if it was only just one night, however, John & Josie were amazing and made our honey moon trip more enjoyable and memorable. Great location and everything was just PERFECT. Will highly recommend this place to my friends.

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Bergen, Norway
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462 helpful votes 462 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a weekend stay at Portside Motel before arriving to Australia. After exchanging few emails with the owners and telling them we would be arriving late as we needed to spend some time at the Twelves Apostles. They confirmed our booking and wished us welcome to lovely Port Campbell. After a dizzying drive along the Great Ocean Rd, we... 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*
Number of rooms: 11
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