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“Nice place but terrible accommodation” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Henty Bay Beachfront Holiday Park

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Henty Bay Beachfront Holiday Park
Ballan
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172 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Nice place but terrible accommodation”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Let me start off by saying that we booked a budget cabin for somewhere to lay our heads not to have to spend all our time in there.
Good: Nice beach and friendly staff
Bad: Smelly (like rotten fish), filthy cabin with a shower right in the bedroom. Mice droppings in cutlery drawer and grill.
Amenities (toilets and laundry) dirty with blocked drains and broken down washers.
BBQ area is not easily accessible (it is sheltered from the wind, which is a plus).
I probably wouldn't stay here again. Even friends who had a better cabin said it was still filthy, which pretty much sums it up. It's a shame because it is a nice spot.

Stayed March 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

After paying for a promised rest house of our own at their office, we arrive at the place finding a family already allocated there. The place was trashed and the reservations were unorganized. After traveling for 7 hours we were being forced to share rooms with a bunch of strangers when the reservation clearly says that we will be getting the place for ourselves.

Even after almost two hours of pleading (my family was already crying from stress) for a refund so that we could just go back home after this horrible holiday booking accommodation experience, the management insisted that we are free to go but they will not give our money back.


We were then forced to share half of the house with some strangers that rudely told us off about our noise level from a shared door (without knocking-no lock), holiday ruined and uneasy about our privacy.

TERRIBLE PLACE FOR A HOLIDAY.
- it was our first time in Portland, never coming back.

  • Stayed December 2013
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank leeo10
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013

Stopped here for one night in a tent,got given the best plot overlooking the beach in a sheltered alcove of trees. Staff were really friendly (under new management) and the food was good,drinks a little pricey. Facilities were basic but clean. Would recommend it to anyone passing this way.

  • Stayed November 2013
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Aldinga Beach, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

We booked a budget cabin for one night. The cabin wasn't clean and had a terrible odour to it. The bathroom and toilet were dirty and the floors were sticky. We requested a refund explaining the state of the cabin and were told it had to be sent through head office and were offered a different cabin which we reluctantly agreed to have a look at. At first glance it looked ok but at further inspection we found it had ants in the kitchen, again the bathroom and toilet was dirty and the milk in the fridge was out if date. The heater was old and extremely noisey also. Have stayed in budget cabins elsewhere previously for a cheaper price and never come across this before. Would not recommend it to anybody. Save your money and go to another park.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Moeski80
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Ceduna, Australia
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Spent 2 days on a powered site with a magnificent view of the Bay. Grassy level block with clean and well maintained amenities. Book in was very friendly and hassle free. Nothing was a problem. Would recommend to our friends.
Mick & Jo K
Sydney

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Jo K
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Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

Only stayed one night in a cabin. The cabin was clean with linen and huge towels supplied. It was great having breakfast looking out over the ocean - if only I owned a boat to take advantage of the boat ramp. Overall, a very pleasant time.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Thank startrek1946
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Property: Henty Bay Beachfront Holiday Park
Address: 342 Dutton Way, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia (Formerly Henty Bay Van & Cabin Park)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Portland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Portland
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Henty Bay Beachfront Holiday Park 3.5*
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