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Portland Retro Motel

206 Hurd Street, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia (Formerly Grosvenor Motel)
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Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I stayed at the Retro Motel in Portland for the weekend , to do some fishing The New Owners , Pom and Tena who took over 2 days before Xmas 2015 , were the most welcoming and helpful people you could come across . Pom asked us what type of fishing we were going to do ,... More 

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Horsham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by the friendly new owners of this motel which was lovely. The rooms were spotless and definitely retro. The shower was beautiful which is a big plus. Everything about this motel was clean and fresh.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

22nd of April 2014 at about 4pm my wife and I checked into the Grosvenor Motel Portland Victoria for the night . The red flags started to fly when entering the office it stank of dogs as we were greeted by a one eyed dog ,we said we would only need the room for the night as my health is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My Wife and I Stayed For The Second Time At The Grosvenor Motel Through Travel Auctions. The Host (Dot) Is A Very Friendly Lady, We Like Staying At Her Motel. The Room Is Quite Spacious and Very Clean. The Bed Is Very Comfortable and The Shower Is A Beauty. The Location Is Very Convenient, Quite At Night and Only A... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

It is a rather drab older-style motel. It is in a residential area and is extremely hard to see in the dark as there is no lit up sign outside. Very easy to drive past. not really close to town centre The room was quite small and badly in need of brightening up Don't bother with the shower. It took... More 

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1 Thank Jonesy3028
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Amazing value and great old fashioned service from the wonderful host. She recommended the Gordon hotel for a meal which was also fantastic. This place is tucked away in a very quiet spot in a residential area which appealed to me and you could hear a pin drop it was so quiet. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Perfectly suitable for overnight travellers. The manager is lovely and helpful, and her dogs really add character and talking points. Not very central, but only a two minute drive to cafes and shops. The motel is dated but clean.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We had no trouble locating this sweet, albeit somewhat older motel. Our room is good sized for the price, well appointed, very clean and the owner is a dear lady who would do anything for you. The neighborhood is quiet, just a few blocks from downtown - and a great place to be to see the area. We would recommend... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It was tidy and comfortable and cheap Great for a stay Older style and in residential location but comfortable and just what we needed. Owner was lovely and helpful Recommend the " Gordon" hotel for a meal too

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Stayed at this motel last week. It took us 2 hours plus a visit to the local police station to locate this place in the dark. The proprietor informed us that the street signage is turned off at 8.30pm (which just happens to co-incide with onset of darkness). We finally managed to locate it, a rather shabby older-style motel. It... More 

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