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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Antarctica crawled a little closer this day. Great view atop the lighthouse: but, gloves, coat and scarf much needed for Winter. Check out the Inn. The history, inspiring with a story along the way. Shop, toilets and carpark.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Wild and wintery. Staff were very friendly and well informed. Have been there some years ago and really enjoyed the new cold climate dinosaur exhibit. Not sure I would like the isolation myself! This is well worth a visit to see how far we have come with technology since cable communication.

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Redbank Plains, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

A wonderful place to visit, did a tour climbing many steps to the top, was really interesting with lots of great old photos, magic photo views from the top, great tea house café 2 min work from lighthouse

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Thank Tracey G
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight in this motel. It is in a great position with great views of the ocean from the small balcony and this is what you pay for with the premium prices. Room was spacious but decor was extremely dated and tired. Bedside clock was still set on daylight saving time more than a week after it ended. Bathroom was... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We travelled on a public holiday and this was about the last room available in town. It was sufficiently big with a balcony facing the sea, but the overwhelming smell of artificial air freshener was horrible. The room was basically clean, but the carpet was dusty round the edges and the decor was generally 20 years old, which made the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The location was superb overlooking the ocean though we were there in the Winter and it may be too busy in the Summer. It is located on the main road. Positives: Friendly owners; warm (though instructions on how to work the heater would be good); on site parking. Negatives: No microwave; tea and coffee poor quality; no heater in the... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The place looked fantastic from the outside, the NO sign next to vacancy was on backwards, when asked if any vacancies she said yes but at her other motel, we had to pay her there first. We got to the other motel called ocean view and was very disappointed for the price. It was not worth the price we paid.... More 

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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed here for one night while travelling from Melbourne to Adelaide. Arrived to an empty reception with a note telling us to ring a number for attention. We did and received an apology and were Told our key was in a cupboard outside our room. That note or one similar remained as receptionist throughout our stay.When we collected the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place has so much potential however has become outdated and is need of a good upgrade. Clean and tidy (except for a few cobwebs) however paper thin walls meant we could hear the mobile phone go off in the room next door, not to mention more intimate sounds. Stayed for one night and paid extra for the front ocean... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Stayed here over the past 10 years and it is in perfect position. Close to shops and 2 hotels within easy walking distance. Didn't stay there this year, thought it is very outdated and needs lots of attention for the price.Hopefully the owners will renovate soon, as we have very fond memories of this historical establishment.Can get better value for... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Lighthouse Keepers Inn

Address: 175 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: $85 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lighthouse Keepers Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Lighthouse Keepers Inn Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
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