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Harbour View Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   2 Sturt St | PO Box 189, Robe, South Australia 5276, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Robe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
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    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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stock standard Australian motel. Average room at the back of the motel, pleasant enough but nothing out of the ordinary. To get a view of the harbour in this delightfully historic South Australian town, you have to specifically request one. It was a good overnight stay on an extremely cold and stormy July night.

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi Alex, thank you for taking the time to write your review based on your recent stay with us. We are sorry you felt let down by our motel, having owned and operated the Harbour View Motel for over 13 years, The Maddern family are very proud of what they have accomplished here. Changes are ongoing and with guest feedback... More

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Excellent service, reception and place to stay overall a great romantic getaway thankyou to the team at harbor view motel. Robe is a great place to stay we went in winter I recommend the trip as a summer getaway but anytime is great for fishing.

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi JemmaK, Thank you for your review, it is so lovely to hear that you enjoyed your time in Robe, it really is a great place and we love to show it off! It is important to us that you enjoy all of your time with us, and this includes your arrival. Our reception staff will show you the best... More

Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in Robe. Our hostess was really knowledgeable about the whole area and gave excellent advice on walks and dining. The room was large and comfortable. Go for a walk on the boardwalk. Just lovely.

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi Karen323, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is always such a pleasure hearing how much our guests enjoyed staying at our motel. All of our staff live within Robe and we know a thing or two about the place, whether it is the Obelisk best spots to get a coffee, breakfast or dinner we... More

San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Robe is a quaint little town on the water. Our room had a nice view of the harbor and was centrally located. Checked out in a rainstorm and management let use check out late. Good access to running and hiking paths.

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi Peter, thank you for your review, It is lovely to hear how much our guests enjoyed their time in Robe and of course their stay with us. The Upstairs Panoramic View Suite that you stayed in provides uninterrupted views of the Harbour, Marina and Lipson Park all from your own Private Balcony. With a King size bed, Spa Bath,... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My hubby and I stayed one night in a lovely room overlooking parklands and a beautiful little harbour. The motel is at the end of the town so it's very peaceful and quiet. The owners.were. Dry friendly and helpfull. Make sure you get a room with harbour views.

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi Katejacko, Thank you for your review of our motel, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. You stayed in one of our spacious Ground Level View Suites which provide stunning views of the Marina and Lipson Park, we also have Upstairs Panoramic View Suites which boast uninterrupted views of the Harbour, Lipson Park and... More

Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We try to stay at Robe Harbour View twice a year. Don and Robby are fantastic owner hosts and go above and beyond to make your stay as happy as possible. We stayed in a smaller room this time tucked in the rear of the complex. It did not have a view but it did not disappoint. There is a... More

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RobbieMaddern, Owner at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi Peter, thank you again for yet another lovely review, it is always a pleasure to hear how much our guests enjoy their stay with us. It is just as important for us to have nice guests as it makes our day a pleasure especially when we have repeat guests and we have the chance to get to know each... More

Glenelg, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We picked this place because of it's proximity to the spencer st station and the airport skybus. We were travelling with a new seven week old baby and found the one bed apartment a good option so one of us got sleep! Cot was provided and reception staff were helpful and friendly. It was very cold, so the extra blankets... More

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Mount Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed in the upstairs harbour view room which was very clean and tidy although we felt it was not the best value for money in this area. Connecting to the free WIFI proved too difficult and frustrating. Overall the motel is a nice place to stay but for the price lacks atmosphere and finesse.

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HarbourViewMotel, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to read your comments “Clean and Comfortable Motel” Upon arrival we gave you the opportunity to view our different room types, which you accepted. You were shown a Deluxe Suite in the courtyard, a Ground Level View Room at the front and the Upstairs Panoramic View... More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My partner and I stayed at the Harbour View Motel in June 2014 - firstly, the owners were absolutely fantastic. So kind and helpful. They pinpointed all the best spots for eating & sightseeing. Rooms were clean, neat and the location was very close to everything.

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Hi JenK53. On behalf of the team at the Robe Harbour View Motel, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us. Having owned and operated the Harbour View Motel for over 13 years, Robbie and Don are proud of the motel and everything it has to offer, from the facilities to... More

Melbourne
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Harbour View Motel was comfortable and quiet. We stayed in their top room which was somewhat over priced at $230 per night, but probably on par with others in the area. We had a king size bed which was very comfortable, as were the chairs. We had a balcony with a view of the harbour. The spa bath was adequate... More

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ClaireLiddell, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review based on your recent stay with us in April. Being the only Motel in Robe offering the only uninterrupted views of the Harbour, our prices are in line with other motels in the town and we are proud to also offer Deluxe Suites and Ground Level View Suites for those... More

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Address: 2 Sturt St | PO Box 189, Robe, South Australia 5276, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Robe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbour View Motel 4*
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The Harbour View Motel brings you the best Robe accommodation there is on offer! Treat yourself to the luxury and comfort of the only motel in Robe with uninterrupted panoramic views overlooking the marina and the stunning Guichen Bay. Winner of the Limestone Coast WIN TV Hall of Fame and a Multi Award Winner of the Boutique Motel & Excellence in Tourism/Motels 4 Stars, this 4 star motel is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the outdoor life, and is a superb choice for a romantic break or holiday with the family. Most appealing is the diverse variety of room types available at affordable prices. Family owned and operated for 10 years, happy to offer our local knowledge, service with a smile! While at Robe, you will experience perfect sea views, beaches, historic buildings, scenic drives, walking trails, cafes and local wineries during the day. Robe’s night life comes alive with a choice of restaurants, hotels and a pizzeria, all with their own special influence. ... more   less 
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