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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed there five time for business throughout this year. Each time the staff (groundsperson,housekeepers, restaurant, office and admin) are exceptionally friendly, courteous and accommodating of guests needs. the beds are comfy.Rooms exceptionally clean and maintained. All have recently had a makeover of new linen, soft mattress underlays, bedcovers making beds even more cosy. There are some newly renovated... More 

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Port Lincoln, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room that I was in overlooked the Ada Ryan Gardens which were beautiful and green when I opened the windows to admire the view. The room that I had, had out dated décor however it was spacious and would suit a family with two single beds and a large Queen. The place was clean. There was a swimming pool... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a motor inn, not a resort, so don't be surprised with its somewhat dated decor and bland facilities. That being said, this is not a bad place to stop for the night, wake up to a nice cooked breakfast while taking in the spectacular views from the restaurant that looks out over a lovely back and over the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Second stay at the Foreshore, and it was just as good as the first time. Rooms are in the process of being updated, which will only make it better. But even so, the beds are comfy, there is a good sized table and chairs which is great if you are there on business, and the tvs have dvd players- which... More 

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Sydney
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

When we stayed the garden view room was a little tired but comfortable and clean. Great location on the waterfront. We were told renovations would be ongoing so we would stay again in the future to see how they worked out. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Roxby Downs, null, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had never been to Whyalla before and was stopping overnight as I purchased a new car from a place which was three hours away from Whyalla. From the moment I booked in, the gentleman behind the counter was amazing. He was really friendly, very courteous and had a great sense of humour. We were put into a fabulous room... More 

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

With a bit of work still to go on updating the rooms the owners are making a great start, the restaurant was treat and it must be good because it was full of locals. Thanks to the local council the Foreshore area has been upgraded, it is a credit to the community and makes this motel a great place to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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Address: Watson Terrace, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia (Formerly Derham's Foreshore Motor Inn)
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Whyalla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 41
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