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Shepparton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our room was a great size and had a great size TV which had a few basic foxtel channels. Free WiFi was nice too. Nicely decorated and clean throughout. The bed was comfortable enough and the room was quiet. We would definitely stay there again!

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Devonport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

awesome rooms great facilities great location hosts are nice friendly easy going people easy to get along with room service is outstanding fantastic bbq area great parking 5 minutes out of town couldn't ask for a better place to stay

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

lovely rooms, very minimalstic and basic but the main drag on Portland is so small you can walk everywhere from your room. Little Iga is only place to get supplies and it is expensive so keep that in mind.

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Thank Itsthelittlethingss
Keza19, Manager at Whalers Rest Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, I am the owner of the Whalers Rest Motor Inn, we are situated 4km from the city centre, so I am assuming that you stayed at a different motel in town as it would be a 3/4hr walk to do shopping in town, so I ask that you remove this post and add it too the motel that you... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Stayed overnight on the start of our Great Ocean Road adventure. Room was quite comfortable and spotlessly clean although a bit dated. We had a pleasant surprise to be able to clearly see a wild Koala from the window of our room

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpful. Very spacious room. Very affordable room as its a little out of town. Very clean room, nice bathroom, nice shower, big comfy bed, couch, table, two chairs. Comes with all amenities - toiletries, hairdryer etc. Totally recommend it. Very nice place to stay.

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1 Thank Lauren S
Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We have stayed here before and still found it very welcoming, clean, spacious and the staff were very helpful in telling us what the town has to offer. They also offer free wifi which was very fast and efficient.

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1 Thank 550woo
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We have stayed here before we were just passing through.So this time we thought we would check out what Portland had to offer and we weren't disappointed.The place is just a short drive to the town. It was also brilliant that the wifi which was free was fast and efficient. I would recommend this place to every one.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western

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Orange, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We were greeted at reception by a very welcoming young lady. The hotel itself is quite dated but the room are clean and comfortable. We had a very restful sleep in this quiet location. An all-round great stay.

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Portland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Myself and couple of friends stayed here for a couple nights we had the best time it Has a great BBQ area, nice, comfortable rooms and great,friendly owners, the rooms have everything you need, nice and clean! Breakfast In the morning at your door at the time you would like. I highly recommend if you come to Portland you book... More 

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1 Thank Lisa R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service.very friendly staff.we enjoyed the short walk to a beautiful beach for a morning swim.Great BBQ to cook on with nice covered eating area .we all had a great stay at Walers Rest We will be back thanks for your warm hospitality.

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Whalers Rest Motor Inn

Address: 714 Henty Hwy, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Portland
Price Range: $68 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whalers Rest Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Best Western Portland
Portland Best Western
Whalers Rest Motor Inn Portland, Victoria, Australia
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