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Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn

Watson Terrace, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia (Formerly Derham's Foreshore Motor Inn)
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Whyalla
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service on arrival for prompt and friendly, as it was throughout our stay. We had a room overlooking the gardens at the back of the motel. The room was very dated / tired and unfortunately the curtains were a real problem, firstly to open and then to close. The bathroom was small and similarly in need of a barbed... More

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Bonnells Bay
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for business for 2 weeks. The rooms are nice and clean, the location is right on the water, the service is outstanding and the food is amazing!! Some of the best food I've had. And the owner Ben is a great bloke. Highly recommended.

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Glenelg, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed during business trip. 3 nights and had no problems at all. Yes the rooms are dated but these are being renovated, the room was clean and actually a very good shower, good pressure. The air con unit is noisy as others have mentioned, but it works and kept the room nice and cosy during the cold nights. It also... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

I visit Whyalla 8-10 times a year for work and thought I'd try the Foreshore Motor Inn again since I'd last stayed there over 15 years ago. As other reviewers have noted, the restaurant is very good. The quality of the food and the level of service is probably a level above anything else in Whyalla. However, the rooms are... More

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue We are very aware that the venue needs upgrading and our doing our best to make this happen as soon as we can , we have completed our first complete room overhaul and look forward to completin our first bblock of rooms within the next twelve months The dining room... More

Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Only stayed the one night but I would highly recommend the Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn to stay at as the location is great the rooms are comfortable and clean and the service was excellent. The restaurant has excellent views over the foreshore and we managed to walk down to the foreshore and see the dophins. The extra service we received... More

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Fred for your kind review , we work very hard on our customer service and were thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay More

Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I can highly recommend The Foreshore, Whyalla. The rooms are quiet, very clean,comfortable and good sized. THe rooms are being renovated and updated, making guest stays even more comfortable. The restaurant overlooks the foreshore area - great sunrise and sunset views. The food is excellent with good choice of cuisine.Breakfast choices are great. Service from staff is extremely courteous and... More

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so mich for your great review We work hard to ensure all of our guests have the best stay posible More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights and i can not recommend this hotel enough. The room was very clean and comfortable, food excellent and the staff welcoming and very very helpful.It is in a great location right next to the beach.On leaving our car broke down and they let us keep the room at no extra charge until it was... More

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank You so Much For Your Kind Words , We're Glad You Enjoyed Your Stay More Than Happy To Go The Extra Mile For Our Guests Proving That Some Places Still Have A Human Touch More

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30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This motor inn/motel sits quietly on the edge of the foreshore of he Spencer Gulf at the top north east end of the Eyre peninsula, surrounded on the north side by parkland. It has a justifiable. The motel is being updated and is reasonably modern with good size room and facilities which are spotlessly clean. The motel has and excellent,... More

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

WOW Colin , What a detailed review !! , Thanks for Posting Your Thoughts , We are in the Process of Renovations Which we Hope to Complete as Soon as we Can It's a Stunning Location Which is a Real Surprise For Most Guests More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Reasonanly priced and perfectly located on beach front.....room decor was very average but fully equipped. Havent tried food... Bonus ..there is a nice garden Ada Ryan gardens on one side. Bbbbbbbbbbbsgwgsgshdhdgsffwtwhdjd..

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your Review We are working hard to update our rooms to compliment the great location More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Just spent two nights at the Foreshore. The room was clean and quite spacious and accommodated our family in a double and two singles. Had Foxtel on TV and a clean en-suite. The restaurant was excellent and I have reviewed it separately ("The Waters Edge"). While the place is not particularly attractive from outside it offered all we needed and... More

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Ben V, General Manager at Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Really appreciate the feedback , Glad you enjoyed the resaturant More

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Address: Watson Terrace, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia (Formerly Derham's Foreshore Motor Inn)
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Whyalla
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn is Located on the beautiful Whyalla Foreshore.It is home to The Water's Edge Restaurant , the best dining experience on the Eyre Peninsula. ... more   less 
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