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“Good beach location”
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Ocean View Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in North Beach
Perth
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good beach location”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

The room I got was down stairs facing the road . First impression was ok . Some pretty dodgey repairs to walls and tiles , but generally clean and tidy . The staff were friendly and the room was quite spacious . The negatives would be the lack of parking and hearing very clearly the weak bladder of the person above me constantly being emptied . Id suggest if you wish to try here - request the top floor , if you want coffee in the morning - bring your own and watch the black cat - it malts alot of fur if it jumps on your bed . Id stay again

Room Tip: Upstairs , upstairs , upstairs !!!!! Unless you enjoy the sound of someone peeing above your head
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Dear Reviewer

Many thanks for your feedback following your visit to the Ocean View Motel.

The local team and I are pleased to read that overall you had an enjoyable stay at the Motel. We are very curious to know more about the black cat, certainly not been spotted by ourselves!

It is fair to say that the Motel offers good value for money and with its proximity to a host of beach’ and numerous dining options the location is quite favourable. 1st level bedrooms always offer a better aspect in my option as well, overall room insulation tends to be quite good so not sure how to reply in regards to your reasons for choosing a 1st floor room!

We hope to see you soon and if I can be of any further assistance at all please do let me know.

Kind Regards

Michael
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Killcare, Australia
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53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is an immaculate very well appointed and very comfortable motel near the beach north of Perth, near Hilary's Harbour from where you can catch ferry to Rottness Island and also close to nearby restaurants. We chose ocean view room which was worth the extra and enabled us to eat on out private balcony. Check prices if booking on line as they vary from night to night.

Room Tip: If staying more than one night, I suggest you pay a little extra for a room with a view and facing n...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear Reviewer

Thank you very much for taking time to review the Ocean View Motel following your stay. Whilst I do not propose to offer a reply to your comments some months after you published them, I do wish to express our gratitude for your feedback.

Upon commencement at the Hotel this January 2013, the team and I have set about on a number of new and very exciting initiatives all aimed at ultimately increasing guest satisfaction and loyalty to our brand and collection of accommodation choices. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your short stay with us!

I do hope that we will have the pleasure of your company again, and I am delighted to act as your point of contact for any future stay.

Once again thank you very much for your feedback, should you wish to discuss any aspect of our reply please call me on 08 9245 8000 extension 409

Michael
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Gold Coast
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Stayed two night in March and enjoyed. Room nice, not large, a small kitchette area with microwave, sink, toaster and kettle. A small table and chairs to sit. A good flat screen TV with a good selection of free to air programs.
Parking was a bit tight and filled up quickly (hotel was full) and required some cars to park on a grass area at the front of the motel. The second night the hotel was full and was quite noisy with banging doors and loud talking. An adjoining room having a shower at 2:45am could be heard quite clearly too! That being said we would stay here again as these incidents would not happen every stay!
The hotel is a short walk to the beach where we could watch the sunset! Magic!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Dear Reviewer

Many thanks for your feedback following your stay at the Ocean View Motel.

Delighted to hear that overall you had an enjoyable stay and that you would be happy to return.

Please do contact me for your next stay, I would be delighted to assist with your reservation requirements.

Kind Regards

Michael
General Manager
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kalgoorlie
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

It was clean, the staff were awsome, it is adjacent to a magnificent area, the views to die for, for the location the price is outstanding. I am a very fussy person, and this little hotel ticked all the boxes which is what one wants if you need to relax. Definately will always stay there when I have to go to Perth they are worth it.
Sandra from Kalgoorlie

Room Tip: Upper floors I think would be quietere
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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Thank ladytraveller008
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear Reviewer

Thank you very much for taking time to review the Ocean View Motel following your stay. Whilst I do not propose to offer a reply to your comments some months after you published them, I do wish to express our gratitude for your feedback.

Upon commencement at the Hotel this January 2013, the team and I have set about on a number of new and very exciting initiatives all aimed at ultimately increasing guest satisfaction and loyalty to our brand and collection of accommodation choices. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your short stay with us!

I do hope that we will have the pleasure of your company again, and I am delighted to act as your point of contact for any future stay.

Once again thank you very much for your feedback, should you wish to discuss any aspect of our reply please call me on 08 9245 8000 extension 409

Michael
Arcadia Hospitality
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Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Stayed here for a week end in May. Suited us perfectly, quiet and convenient. The room was Ok but did smell very musty and smoky when we first arrived. The lady at the reception sprayed the room with air freshener which did not help for long. I bought an candle with air freshener which seemed to do the trick.
I think that people sit outside the door smoking and the fumes blow into the room.
All in all a pleasant stay at a reasonable price compared to other options in Perth, need transport to get around.

Room Tip: Choose an ocean view room
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear Reviewer

Thank you very much for taking time to review the Ocean View Motel following your stay. Whilst I do not propose to offer a reply to your comments some months after you published them, I do wish to express our gratitude for your feedback.

Upon commencement at the Hotel this January 2013, the team and I have set about on a number of new and very exciting initiatives all aimed at ultimately increasing guest satisfaction and loyalty to our brand and collection of accommodation choices. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your short stay with us!

I do hope that we will have the pleasure of your company again, and I am delighted to act as your point of contact for any future stay.

Once again thank you very much for your feedback, should you wish to discuss any aspect of our reply please call me on 08 9245 8000 extension 409

Michael
Arcadia Hospitality
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Reviewed March 9, 2012

My husband and Stayed at the ocean view motel for 5 nights , upon arrival ( after a 4 hour flight from Melbourne) we greeted by TERRIBLE staff whom said the room would not be ready for 2 hours due to cleaning services.. Which is fair enough! However we were made to wait out on the street in 38 degree weather with all our luggage for 2 hours. I asked if we could use a toilet atleast and the response was " there's a deli around the corner use that!" by this point I was fuming there was no other accommodation in the area so we had to stick it out. Finally we got our room, and were told we had to pay the full weeks worth of accommodation upfront NOW. so we did.Getting into the room, the floor was filthy. Someones shoes were still in the wardrobe, the cups were dirty the bathroom floor was like a puddle from the leaking toilet! It was absolutely disgusting most defiantly the worst place I have ever stayed! I went back to reception and demanded a refund the next day , she said " I'm not giving you a refund you'll just have to deal with it!" so for the during of the stay we had our linen changed once and had to wash our dishes in a bucket or else we would incur a $30 cleaning fee EVERYDAY for a place that is not even clean! If your in the area I highly recommend staying at the seashells in Scarborough its a higher price but we worth it:)

  • Stayed January 2012
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Dear Reviewer

Many thanks for your feedback following your stay at the Ocean View Motel.

Whilst I was not looking after the Motel when you stayed with us, I can offer my personal assurance to you that we have improved since your stay. Much effort has been injected into having the right people in the right jobs and also into standards across all departments. We are pleased to also let you know we gained the official 3 star accreditation in late 2012 and again in 2013 which is testament to the great efforts put in by the team.

Please accept my apologies should your stay not have gone as well as we would have hoped.

We would like to have the opportunity to welcome you again and I would be delighted to look after bookings for you and welcome you back.

Kind Regards

Michael
General Manager
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Tasmania
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24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2012

Stayed here 2 nights during business trip. I should have checked Tripadviser first. Firstly the 'oceanview' is fast dissapearing as a place is built in front. The glass sliding door to the balcony was filthy. Inside it looked ok a first glance but the fridge freezer was iced up, the water in the fridge tasted disgusting and the two little containers of milk were not replaced on my second day. There were bugs crawling across the floor. Bathroom was clean but some of the fittings were chipped and glued back together. My aircondition worked (it was in the high 30's outside) but when checking in one other guest was complaining of her aircon not working and the response was "the maintenance person was not available".

On the upsided, the bed was comfortable and the tv worked.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
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Thank FlipperTasmania
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Michael C, General Manager at Ocean View Motel, responded to this review, January 16, 2014
Dear Reviewer

Thank you for taking to time to write this review following your stay at the Ocean View Motel.

We can offer our personal assurance to you that we have improved since your stay. Please accept my apologies should your stay not have gone as well as we would have hoped.

We have invested in fresh painting across all bedrooms, a soft furnishing update, various maintenance initiatives and of course an engaged team since your last visit so I hope that you might consider staying at some stage in the future.

We would welcome the opportunity to look after you again, if you should happen to stay please do contact me, it would be lovely to meet you in person and look after your requirements.

Kind Regards

Michael
General Manager
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Property: Ocean View Motel
Address: 10 Lawley St, North Beach, Stirling, Western Australia 6020, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Stirling > North Beach
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in North Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean View Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Comfort Inn North Beach
North Beach Comfort Inn

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