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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pretty chilled cabin, clean and comfy. Staff very friendly, although we arrived there late and did self checkin, but she helped us with our questions over the phone. Just be aware it doesn't have wifi and you can get slightly reception on planned mobile but not prepayed. Very close to twelve apostles but yet remotely located at middle of no...

Thank ryba9vg
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

not sure how the 'beach' applies, these lovely wooden shacks are nowhere near sand....but who cares, they are so peaceful and relaxed, not to mention comfortable. I actually loved the fact there was no wifi,...imagine, we actually had to speak to each other, and that the cooking facilities are outside and down the hill. the Barbie area was just great....one...

Thank lushchica
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picture this. A basic timber shack, comfy bed and all the basic / simple amenities. So do yourself a favour, pick up some local produce, a steak and bottle of red, search for some kindling and wood, make your own fire and enjoy the outdoors instead of searching for a restaurant. A little bit of magic was found here. If...

Thank John P
Drobak, Norway
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Very peaceful and quiet place,we slept here like a babies,at night was dead quiet,perfect for relax :)comfy beds and well equiped. It is close to main attraction like 12 apostles - beautiful scenery self check-in got us completely,never see that before..it was cool,they have boxes on the wall where you have to write pin code and it opens,so you can...

Thank Erika B
Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We reach at around 630 in the evening and it was pitch dark at the area. I know we have to self check in since they sent us an earlier email about how to do so, but we were so lucky bcz sandy was still there when we arrive otherwise would have struggled abit. Rooms are way too cold, no...

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Sandi B, Owner at Clifton Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Deven, Its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall and I appreciate the feedback. We are actually having a shutdown this week which involves a installing some night time security lighting. As country people we are used to the darkness but appreciate that those from townships are more accustomed to better lighting. We are also thinking about...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed May 20, 2016

This was a cabin that we liked a lot. Good-sized room with kitchenette and everything needed to make a meal. Comfortable bed. The lodge is somewhat isolated. The nearest store is in Princetown, about a 5-minute drive away, but it closed early on the one day and wasn’t open at all the next day due to an electrical outage. It...

Thank KingstonTravellers
United Kingdom
Reviewed April 29, 2016

We booked this to give ourselves a break from driving up and down the Great Ocean Road. The site has great views over the valley away from the sea and is shielded from highway noise by a hill. However, the cabins are shabby and poorly furnished. The bathroom is primitive and the kitchens are no match for what customers have...

Thank Ernest P
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Stayed here over Easter for one night, we were lucky to get a last minute cancellation and the host was very friendly and able to accommodate us for one night over Easter which most other places wouldn’t, a big tick! The location is great, just off the great ocean road, although don’t let the name fool you, there is no...

1Thank petronator
Mudgeeraba, Australia
Reviewed March 23, 2016

OK, so we're city dwellers from interstate and I booked this little cottage because it was close to the Apostles. When we first drove down the driveway, my kids teenage kids were freaking out slightly because they lost internet connection, it was pretty funny. Then when we parked up they were like OMG where have you brought us Mum, there's...

1Thank QueenBeesWax
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

We booked a night recently and I enjoyed the stay. It's secluded and in the bush just off the road a few minutes before the 12 Apostles. There's 5 cabins spaced out with beautiful nature noises, it's self contained with quipped kitchen and linen provided. It was very hot inside and the aircon didn't work properly so didn't really cool...

Thank Cherish59
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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One and two bedroom self contained cottages located 2km from the 12 Apostles and Port Campbell National Park. Quiet location. Cabins can sleep up to 6 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifton Beach Lodge

Address: 22 Hebs Track, Princetown, Victoria 3269, Australia (Formerly Clifton Lodge)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Princetown
Price Range: $104 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Drive a little further and stay in a better place.”
 of 5 bubbles 138ernestp, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the top of the hill have better mobile phone coverage!”
 of 5 bubbles petronator, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“If decor is an issue ask specifically for a newer cabin”
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 of 5 bubbles Karuck, Mar 25, 2014 | Read review
“Some rooms have a bit of noise from the pump that pumps water from the rainwater tank (e.g. after flushing the toilet).”
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  • Verandah access to room
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  • Queen cabin
 of 5 bubbles DrUrbach, Jul 12, 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you spend a fews days here. There is just so much to see.”
 of 5 bubbles ReneeS822, Apr 8, 2012 | Read review
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