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Ocean View Motor Inn

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   Cnr Merimbula Dr and View St, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Ranked #15 of 16 hotels in Merimbula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
Alan S Canberra, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Made some last minute bookings for the Merimbula Jazz Festival and found the ocean view one of only 2 available for the full period. Very glad I picked this property. The rooms are of a very generous size and the facilities are very fresh for a property of this age. The property was well located and we ended up leaving... More

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Merimov, Public Relations Manager at Ocean View Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted that you had a wonderful weekend whilst staying with us. Thank you for the fantastic review and time afforded to us. Located in a position with ocean and lake views, we really can offer guests an ideal getaway with peaceful sleeps and mornings to savour. Always we are looking to improve and make positive changes so it... More

Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Had a family room on the upper level near the pool - nice view. No kitchenette but microwave, toaster, crockery, cutlery, etc. were provided and had to wash everything in the bathroom sink which is tricky because it's tiny and there's nowhere to put anything. The motel is old, and looks it, but this didn't bother me. Pro's: Cheap motel... More

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Merimov, New Management/owners at Ocean View Motor Inn, responded to this review

There has been a management change at the Ocean View Motor Inn in the last fortnight. Our team is well and truly practised currently owning motels in both Queensland and New South Wales. As a team we are determined to offer the public value , comfort and cleanliness. We have read the review and we thank you for your time... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed here after booking through wotif - $105 pn for the queen room. Website said "You will love the panoramic views of Merimbula, the beautiful lake views and the magnificent ocean views. Choose one of our modern, spacious, tastefully decorated air-conditioned motel rooms" so was a little miffed to be plonked right under the stairs with no view. No view?... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great basic room, with a double and two singles. We didn't have a kitchenette as such, just a microwave and kettle with accompanying crockery - so had to do our washing up in the bathroom sink. Unfortunately it was a little noisy being on a main road into/out of Merimbula and on a hill - where trucks use their brakes!... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

No pampering but clean spacious rooms with a king size bed and two singles, perfect to accommodate a family with kids. Located very close to shops and restaurants, 3 minutes drive to the main beach. Priced 120$ on 23rd December, found it fair.

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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for a short notice, one night, visit over the Easter weekend. We arrived unexpectedly an hour prior to check in which was no problem, the staff were friendly and courteous. Room was as you would expect for this grade of motel with basic amenities and extras. Room was clean and tidy and the shower was good high... More

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Oxford, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights during our visit to Merimbula. The motel was easy to find and good value for the money. Our room was a decent size with a good kitchenette which had a sink, kettle, toaster, grill, microwave all packed in to a small space. The room was clean and pleasant enough. We also had views out... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Owners were trying to give there advise on best spots to visit which was very helpful. To room had everything you really need for 2-3 nights and then you may need something a little bigger for a longer period. But, why would you come away to beautiful Merimbula and stay in your room anyway. There is so many beautiful places... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011 via mobile

Room service very poor, cleanliness very basic, just a superficial clean attended each day we were here. Spiders and webs all through room. Only supplied one small bath towel each every three days. One day they refused to clean the room because we hadn't vacated at the time they were ready to clean and yet at some stage during the... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011 via mobile

Owner/manager was extremely rude towards us for no reason, she was very unaccomodating. She refused to service our room because we were not out when she was ready. Earlier we had vacated the room at 10am (as requested in the guest information) but had returned for lunch and the room had not been attended too. At this stage she decided... More

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Address: Cnr Merimbula Dr and View St, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean View Motor Inn 3*
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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20 Spacious contemporary to modern decor units with panoramic ocean view. Boasting quality en-suites and linen all with select air microwave,tubchairs,flat screen HD LCD TV, Wi-F,Pool.Breakfast service, business and tour desk. ... more   less 
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