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Whale Motor Inn

104 Wagonga St, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Narooma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To put this review in context, it's important to remember that you are in Narooma, a very small town on the Southeastern coast of Australia. You go to Narooma for spectacular views of the ocean and for a quiet retreat away from the big city. You don't go there for sumptuous five-star amenities. With that in mind, The Whale Motor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at theWhale for three nights. The situation and the room was lovely. On the first night we ate in the restaurant and the food was great but we were overcharged $30 for wine. Next day problems with towels and supplies for the room, reprimanded for leaving a pair of pyjamas on the bed which apparently prevents staff making... More 

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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is my third visit to this lovely facility and I love it more each time!! The rooms are large - the bathroom is large and the shower is hot & constant with excellent water pressure. It is doggie friendly but there's not a sign of a dog hair or an odour. The bed is warm and very comfortable; the... More 

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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed at the Whale Motor Inn,probably the best place to stay in this small seaside-town. The motel is older but the room (#14), on the second floor, was clean and well furnished with a decent workstation and good internet connection. The room was small but it had a balcony with a patio table and 2 chairs overlooking the sea... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

As a business traveler, I stay at a lot of hotels and motels around country NSW, but this is one of my favourites. The restaurant would have the best standard of food that I have ever encountered in rural NSW, it truly is fine dining, the chef is always coming up with interesting and delicious flavour combinations. The Whale is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were lucky enough to get allocated a recently refurbished double room on a winter’s Monday night having only booked a couple of hours earlier via phone after discovering their advert in a travel guide. The bedroom was separate to a living area like a mini apartment. The décor was comfortable and modern with a hint of a 1930’s influence.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This motel is a bit old on the outside but the rooms are not. The bathroom is really modern with a huge shower, separate bedroom and a balcony you can have your morning coffee whilst taking in the views of the coastline and the bird life of the area. I really enjoyed my stay.

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Nowra, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great views from pretty much all the rooms. The beds are very comfortable and the lounges very cozy. Jen and Matt are great people who are easy to have a chat with, provide you with all you need and wil even keep the bar open for you. The attached restaurant is fantastic, especially the home made sour dough and dips.... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed for one night. Good location, u have nice walks from there, the staff was welcoming and helping. The room is clean and has a nice balcony. Price is fair also. To the owner, if u read this: the room looks a little old, we suggest to give a little attention to the decoration and small details such as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived at 5.15pm. They were anticipating our arrival and greeted us by name as we presented at Reception. They knew we had a dog. They knew we needed 2 rooms. The Unit was spacious, the bathroom was clean and the shower large enough to actually shower in!! Good water pressure too. We asked about eateries for our evening meal... More 

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Address: 104 Wagonga St, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Narooma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 17
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