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Whalers Rest Motor Inn

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Facilities for Disabled Guests
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here earlier in the new year. 5 minutes outta Portland on the hwy but not nosiey but that's the only plus. Spiders webs in the corners a noisy old aircon and staff who don't care if your upset but substanted accommodation. Shower scodered me...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank rollbusch18
Reviewed 5 days ago

We reached after 4.5 hours from Melbourne. Check in was brisk. Room clean with every handy appliance you would want on a short stay . Microwave, Internet, ironing . Comfy Beds and soothing AirCon. Ample carpark. Good toiletries with neat spacious restroom. Housekeeping daily was...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Aftab_Urooj_Ahmed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little motel 4km outta Portland, clean and tidy but that where it stops. Spiders in the corners of the room(bug Spray provided) bathroom is very poky and shower was terrible hot cold scolder then cold. again. Must be better for the price. On raising...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank JamesLaunceston
Reviewed 1 week ago

The motor inn is set a few hops away from the main highway flowing into Portland. Far enough for there to be only a distant rumble of cars and trucks. The owners are friendly and pleasant to chat with. The accommodation is about 4km from...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Arkadiusz W
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I do so love a friendly reception. Owners daughter attended and was very helpful, friendly but not overbearing. She covered everything I needed including suggestions directions for dinner / restaurants. Room was pleasant, clean, had toaster and microwave and lovely shampoo, conditioner, body wash. Very...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Description
If you’re looking for a motel in Portland, look no further than Whalers Rest Motor Inn. While staying at More Whalers Rest Motor Inn, visitors can check out Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse (3.0 km) and Cape Nelson lighthouse (5.7 km), some of Portland's top attractions. Guest rooms include a refrigerator and air conditioning. In addition, guests can enjoy breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests, and Whalers Rest Motor Inn makes getting online easy, with free wifi. When you’re ready to try some local flavor, be sure to check out Mac's Restaurant, which is known for serving up tasty schnitzel, which is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. During your visit, be sure to check out a popular horseback riding stable like Cobboboonee Horse Riding, which is a short distance from the motel. The staff at Whalers Rest Motor Inn looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$69 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Portland
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Portland Best Western
Location
Australia > Victoria > Portland
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$69 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Portland
,
Portland Best Western
Location
Australia > Victoria > Portland
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Traveller (16)
Room & Suite (12)
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"Make sure to bring some earplugs, if you want to use the air conditioner."
T6047OXsandraw
27 Jan 2018
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"had room 1 quite large"
jaffa2222
6 Dec 2017
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"great location fantastic rooms"
speedwayracer
19 Jul 2016
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"Good size rooms 2 x queen $120/night AC Would definitely stay again"
KENandROBYN
10 Oct 2014
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