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“Value for Money” 4 of 5 stars
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Otway Gate Motel
52-56 Murray Street East, Colac, Victoria 3250, Australia   |  
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Colac
Melbourne
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27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Value for Money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Stayied in Colac for business, and seemed the options were limited, I read reviews before booking and had low expectations. However found the stay at Otway Gate Motel better than hoped, service was friendly, room was clean and comfortable with good bed, really for $90 a night I don't think you could hope for more!
I would stay here again if I am in Colac overnight.

Room Tip: All rooms are set back off the road, and I suspect much of a muchness
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I have just spent 3 nights here for a friends wedding we were attending. The room was nice with coffee and tea and milk provided. The room was cleaned daily and bathroom
Was a good size. Only think I could say was they need to do something about the shower as there's only a bit of glass to one side so all the water goes over floor. Otherwise location wasn't too bad. Has a supermarket next door which was handy and friendly owners who happily gave us a lift to the wedding when our taxi failed to show on time. Was a pleasant stay.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

I booked 2 rooms by phone on the the day, then cancelled 3 hours later after being stuck too far away with work. Called back to cancel and got abused by Beryl and she hung up on me. She should have taken a deposit rather than being spiteful. Steer clear!

Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2010

Beds not comfy..nothing provided in fridge apart from milk! You can stay in Colac at the same price in another Motel and receive extras. Staff not overly friendly. I won't be going back!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2009

This motel seemed to be well run by a friendly proprietor.

All the fittings were in acceptable condition.

We were originally only going to stay one night but we extended it to two nights.

A reasonable motel in a pleasant town.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Otway Gate Motel

Address: 52-56 Murray Street East, Colac, Victoria 3250, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Colac
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Colac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our motel has both family and singles catered for. We have a range of rooms to suit most sinarios. Queen rooms, Bunk rooms for small families and Family or Interconnecting rooms for larger groups. We now also have our fully renovated 2 bedroom house available. Both bedrooms with King size beds, flat screen t.v. and ensuite to both. Our motel is just one hour inland from the Great Ocean Road and central to Warrnambool, Ballarat, Geelong and 1.15hrs from Avalon airport. Colac is the Gateway to the Otway National Park and is on the end of the Volcanic chain with stunning views of the lakes and craters in our district. Wanting to plan a short adventure?. Ring or email and we can help you plan your day trips while having a base to come back to at night. ... more   less 
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