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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good comfy room and bed. Friendly staff. Has a restaurant and bar if you dont want to venture back into the main street. Would be awesome in summer as its right on the beach. Hint - if you have antennas on your 4wd that might interfere with the 2.7m clearance at reception.. Duck through the carpark on the beach side... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Probably the best location in Whyalla, overlooking the sea and only 5 mins walk to shops. Our garden room was a good size, clean and functional. The bathroom is small and could do with updating. The main door fitted where it touched, which wasn't in many places. A small continental breakfast is included and all staff were friendly and efficient.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Unaccustomed as I am to staying in motels, a breakdown in our motorhome landed us in the Foreshore Motel. What a pleasant surprise. The recently renovated sea view rooms were a delight. Clean, refreshed daily and a shower that pins you to the wall. Add the fabulous Waters Edge restaurant and Ben and Bev have Whyalla sown up. Congratulations.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We arrived after checking out of our previous accomodations due to how poor they were compared to the website. The guys here couldn't have been better. the Hotel is a little dated, but the staff are great and they could not have been more helpful. If I am ever back in Whyalla I will definately be staying there.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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 November 25, 2014

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

Thanks Bianca for the glowing review , I had three coffees that day so was particuarly spritely on your arrival , we would hope that our service is what sets us apart from all the other venues in the area. It's nice to know that we had a positive impact on your stay with us. More 

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