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Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn

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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 3 weeks ago

I stayed in adjoining rooms with my mum and two kids. They were unrenovated, but perfectly fine, though dated. The beds were comfy and the staff pleasant and helpful. The only downside to the unrenovated rooms was the older bathroom, but no big deal. Extremely good value for the price,esp since it included a continental breakfast.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here. It has a pool and a restaurant on site. Our room was a little dated but was clean and well kept. We found this motel to be exceptional value for money and breakfast and wifi was included in the price. Our room had a lovely view out over the ocean. Staff were very friendly.

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

The Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn is a basic motel and the room I stayed in was fairly dated. Apparently updating all rooms but the one I had wasn't. Try for a ground floor room as the wind made an upstairs room quite noisy. Restaurant definitely worth eating at.

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Friends and I enjoyed our stay at the Motel. Room clean, comfy, friendly staff and well situated. Ideal for families, swimming pool and play ground close. Good view of the sea and excellent walks on the foreshore. The Restaurant served delicious and innovative meals. Breakfast included.

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Adelaide South Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was very good. We were fortunate enough to get one of the renovated rooms and the shower was particularly impressive. We found the owners/hosts to be welcoming, generous and they did go out of their way to accommodate our requests. For me, having such generosity of spirit makes it a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I am torn with this motel. Firstly, they are doing renovations, so this review is not accurate for all rooms (hopefully). Secondly, the only reason I am not giving a 1 or 2 star is because of dinner on the restaurant, which was excellent. It was very good servings, reasonably priced and very tasty. Now the bad bit. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

thank you for a lovely stay i stayed in the renovated room which was amazing! the sofa and bed were super comfy and the bathroom was amazing! the shower pressure was awesome! the decor in the room was very nice and every effort had been made to make this room very comfortable and modern! i loved it! the highlight of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This motel is right down next to the beachfront park, but it's an older building with a poor design. Most rooms are at the back (but some have views over Ada Ryan gardens) while the "seaview" rooms look across a footpath, a patch of dirt, a road, then a low wall, then the park to the sea - OK but... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Fairly basic motel, with great restaurant! The ocean view room was large and comfy, if a little dated. Clean with great views, and a comfortable bed. The bathroom was clean, however it's very small and needs updating. Room air-con was the old type - wall mounted above the door - and fairly noisy, however it did the job and wasn't... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A basic hotel, quite outdated, although the bathroom has been recently upgraded. Clean and tidy with a nice view of the Whyalla foreshore. The owner was nice and did his best to ensure that my partner's breakfast request for crispy bacon was proper crispy (which it was!). If only the room had a spa! Would stay there again, though probably... More 

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