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Whale Motor Inn

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102 Wagonga St, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Narooma
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time when we are in Narooma we visit the Whale Restaurant. The owners are very hospitable and the food is just sumptuous. This place has BYO but there is a cork charge. Still the atmosphere is very cosy especially in a cold winters night. The restaurant takes reservations. I do look forward to visit the 'Whales' again. hOwever, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at The Whale Motor Inn 13 times in the last 12 months. Everytime I stay I am as surprised and impressed as I was the first time. The rooms are spotlessly clean, and comfortable, and tastefully decorated. All have that magnificent view, and the pool area is stunning. The owners Jen and Matt, and their team are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Found this motel clean, room not overly large but we were comfortable. Sliding door to outside paving with table and chairs was a nice spot to sit and have a coffee, view was over the pool with the coast in the distance. Toaster in room as well as a much appreciated coffee machine. Parking available but spaces are very tight.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Go for the best rooms, more of an apartment, very clean, roomy, well equipped. Not the cheapest but go for it you will not be disappointed. The views across the swimming pool and the bat are the best views in town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at whale motor inn a few weeks ago. We really loved it from the minute we saw the location. The location is amazing, so close the the pub. Amazing views over the bay. The staff were lovely, rooms very clean and very comfortable. The pool BBQ area was the best place to spend the afternoon watching the sunset... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

As kids we stayed here years ago and enjoyed it! So as we had our mum staying with us from Sydney we thought to stay here again. It was wonderful and anything we asked of them was done, even to the extent of getting someone to stop their dog barking across the road. We got a great suit upstairs when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This hotel is in a great location and was an unexpected find! Couldn't have asked for more for the price we paid. The views were also lovely, even though the weather wasn't too good! We were pleasantly surprised with the extremely comfortable bed and high quality bed linen. Would definitely recommend to friends and family and will stay here again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We found this Inn on trip advisor and what a treat! The view from our balcony was spectacular... God's country.. nature pure! Unfortunately our stay was at the wrong time of year for whale watching but the fantastic coastline and beaches were breathtaking and worth a visit any time of year. The Inn had reportedly been remodelled and we can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A surprising find it is. Totally unexpected. Located on high ground that had a commanding view down to the seafront. Couple wt the well design of the inn, the view is superb. One if the rarity where design and location match very well. The inn have alot of personal touch added to it to give a well personalise care impression.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Recently my wife and I attended the restaurant at The Whale for our anniversary dinner - the food, the service, everything was just perfect. As locals we've tried all the other restaurants in Narooma and The Whale is the best.. the local oysters were especially delicious, the wine list is great and the service fantastic. We will be back for... More 

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