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Central Motel

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56 Sackville St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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millicent
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good size room to share for 3 persons. Very effective heating with the cold weather. The owners were extremely helpful in organising a shower chair for our friend in a wheelchair. Quiet location for a relaxing holiday.

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Bendigo
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we have stopped at this motel for the last 5 years during the may racing carnival it is a nice motel run by nice people Peter and Jo as its name indicates it is central and walking distance to everything you want to go to in town we have booked for next year

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed here for one night as part of our road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne. It is indeed in a very central location up a driveway surrounded by beautiful gardens. Jo at reception was very helpful and gave us a street map and marked out places to see and eat. We scored Room 2 on the ground floor at... More 

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Centralmotel, Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry you were disappointed with your night here. We aim to make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible and as most of our reviews are very positive, we do understand that we can’t please everyone. We would like to mention though that our shower recess and bathroom offer a squeeze pack of body soap/shampoo and hand... More 

Aldinga Beach, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is by far the most expensive Golden Chain Motel we have ever stayed in and the smallest room we have ever stayed in. The room had no view and its only window looked directly into a boundary fence. Would not stay in this motel again.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was our 9th stop on our trip around Australia and we chose to stay here due to it's location and the reviews on TA and were not disappointed. We note the following: * Really benefited us with the central location, being right in the middle of town we were in easy walking distance of the main area of Port... More 

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Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Scarlett for your favorable review of the Central Motel. Yes, our location is perfect. Port Fairy has so much going for it - fantastic shopping, a great selection of restaurants and cafes as well as the beaches and river. All are within easy walking distance of your room when you choose to stay with us. You won't need... More 

Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service from Kristy when we booked in, and some great local advice for dinner, breakfast. The room was immaculately clean and comfortable, and we slept like logs. The gardens at this hotel are gorgeous, and the location is really convenient. We recommend it!

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Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Catherine for your positive review. We really appreciate hearing back from our guests after their stay. Our staff take pride in their jobs and go out of their way to make your stay with us and in Port Fairy pleasurable. We treat our guests just like we'd like to be treated when we are travelling; friendly, polite and... More 

Ballarat, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We have stayed at the Central Motel Port Fairy a number of times and the owners are always very friendly and helpful. The rooms and very comfortable and clean and the motel is right in the heart of the lovely little town of Port Fairy.

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Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jill, Thank you for your fantastic review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us again. For all our prospective guests we are right in the heart of our gorgeous town. You won't need to drive anywhere. Don't forget if you book direct you will save money. We will beat any price you see online. We also give... More 

tasmania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

wife and i stayed here for just one night but really enjoyed the stay, the motel was very conveniently located right in the centre of town (well named), and is close to some very nice eateries, would definately stay here again, staff were also very friendly and helpful

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great location in the heart of town but away from noise & traffic. Our room was great, very comfortable, cleanliness exceptional, free wifi, lovely garden setting. Good parking. Close to all shops, cafes etc

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Uppermill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The place is spotlessly clean and comfortable. The outside area's are well maintained. No grumbles at all. Gentleman on reception was friendly and helpful. Only reservation would be the price, based on other motels I have stayed in it could be considered a little bit on the high side. However I did enjoy my stay.

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Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You mentioned that you thought our price was a bit high. Port Fairy is a very sought after and popular coastal town and because of this it does attract higher nightly tariffs. Here at the Central Motel we have actually maintained our rack rate for the last three years and you will find us to... More 

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