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“Stayed there last night.really nice place.” 5 of 5 stars
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Comfort Inn The International
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   37 Great Ocean, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia   |  
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Apollo Bay
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10 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Stayed there last night.really nice place.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great place.location is excellent.people were very friendly.pub next door was also excrllent. Strongly recommend to everyone.pool wasn't heated but that was fine with us. Its right close to restaurants pubs etc.

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Thanks for taking the time to post such a happy review and recommendation. it nailed our main attributes, particularly friendly service. Enjoy the rest of your holiday.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

We booked for 3 nights in a suite but unfortunately we were double booked the 1st night. Manager Cathy was extremely helpful and put us in the room next door to the one we'd booked. It was large and clean and there was no charge plus Continental breakfast was also on the house. Cathy saved the day and always greeted us with her lovely sunny and friendly disposition. Thank you Cathy!

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Cathy and Garry will appreciate your compliment. They provide excellent service in every respect. We apologise for the mistake on your first night and thank you for your patience. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday and will recommend us to friends.
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had a very big room (number 7) with all the amenities; fridge with milk, jug of cold water, cupboard full of crockery and utensils etc. the window faced outwards towards the road, which is probably nicer than the rooms whose windows face the courtyard and therefore have a view of everyone’s cars parked right up to the window. The only downside to this motel was that staying there on a VERY windy night (gale-force winds direct from Antarctica I think) we had natural air-conditioning through the gap in the door and a draught from the window. Check in and out was quick and easy and very pleasant personnel. Bonus is the unlimited free wifi.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Thanks for the high score. Your description of rooms and their position off the carpark has made us concentrate on the quality of the room experience, and you note that. For an overnight stop, having the car parked close to the room is a great convenience. The southern wind does shake the whole place occasionally.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Our first night's stop on the GOR was at the Comfort Inn, Apollo Bay. Friendly welcome. We had a large corner room at the back of the hotel, with a large sitting area and a big tub and separate shower. Our room overlooked a road and parking area behind the hotel but there was very little noise from there to disturb us. There was a bit of noise from adjoining rooms, but that soon disappeared. The room was fine - clean, pretty well appointed, but nothing fancy. There is no food at the hotel but there are some restaurants locally, although they didn't seem to be much to write home about. We ended up eating a good pizza and watching the Big Bash after a long day's drive!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Looks like we met your needs, but didn't do better than that. We strive to exceed expectations, so it's disappointing when we miss that mark. Our position in the centre of Apollo Bay often brings concerns that outside noise will be an issue, but it seldom is. The rooms are large and comfortable, so it's not surprising you decided to eat in and relax with the cricket on TV.
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night while travelling down the Great Ocean Road. Our room was spacious, well furnished with a decent size sitting area. The bathroom was a good size with a spa bath in addition to a separate shower. It was convenient for finding places to eat. There are plenty within 10 minutes walk. Breakfast wasn't included but we could have had a continental breakfast in our room. A fridge was provided with cutlery, glasses and crockery so you could do your own thing if you wanted. None of the rooms had an ocean view but this was more than made up by the quality of the accommodation.

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Thankyou for such a comprehensive review. It's great to see you enjoyed your stay and pleasing for us that you experienced our property as we hope all guests will.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We are a family of 5 including a 2 yo toddler. Checked into a 2 storey family suite.

Front desk lady is very helpful and gave good tips on restaurant and places of interest worth going. My toddler even received 2 small bottles of fresh milk for his stay!

The suite and bathroom are pretty huge and it made my toddler happy. Well.. the suite furniture is a bit dated and the bed soft and wobbly (like you would expect from a motel ). But it is clean, neat and tidy. The location is excellent and convenient to nearby eateries and supermarket.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Thank you for the positive review. Our approach to furniture has been to choose quality rather than fashion, and that may sometimes bring a comment of 'dated'. For example, the three seater sofa in the Family units is from the renowned furniture maker Moran. They make sofas that are superbly comfortable and have a life of many years. We are sure you would have found the sofa extremely comfortable and spacious, but it's a contemporary classic rather than latest fashion. Your experience with the bed does not fit the standard we strive for; a firmer formula. We will follow up on that. We trust you enjoy the rest of your holiday.
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Not sure how they have kept their 4 stars? Very dated and basic. Villas not child friendly- with easy access to stairs.
Great location with quick access to the pub next door and many cafés & restaurants a 5 minute walk. The beach with playground across the road.The place was kept clean and there was free wifi but overall very dated & basic.

Stayed January 2014
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TandTMelbourne, Owner at Comfort Inn The International, responded to this review, April 11, 2014
We are disappointed that your stay was unsatisfactory. Our Family units are set up to provide a relaxing stay with modern services and bathrooms. These are the basics for a family that we strive to satisfy. Our star rating results from external audits carried out each year.
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Address: 37 Great Ocean, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Apollo Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Comfort Inn The International 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are in the centre of Apollo Bay opposite the main beach. Our rooms are spacious, with modern amenities and entertainment options including large LCD, iPod dock/radio, and DVD. All of Apollo Bay's 15 pubs and restaurants are within 5 minutes walk. ... more   less 
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Comfort Inn The International Hotel Apollo Bay
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Apollo Bay Comfort Inn
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