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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My room was clean functional and exceptional value for money. The unit was serviced each day, the bed was comfy and Pam and her husband always greeted me with a friendly smile. They were only too pleased to help with information about Portland and its attractions. Their personable style made me feel welcome.

1Thank barrygregory2016
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Last minute decision for a long weekend, found this on the net, great room, comfortable bed, spotlessly clean and friendly staff, would definitely recommend this for a place to stay when visiting Portland.

1Thank Dellray
South Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Friendly reception, Very noisy heating, pokey area for table & chairs, Beds not comfortable, shower very slippery. Noisey and smoke from neighbours (through permanently open bathroom window. Electric blankets didn't work. Power boards not clean (we checked to see if blankets plugged in) Easy to find, shame no attention to detail. Dog from residential neighbour barked most of night. Cancelled...

Thank JLKsquirrel
Swan Hill, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stayed overnight. Found it to be Clean, comfortable & affordable. Free wifi and comfy bed. Nice friendly host. Very impressed. Would definitely recommend to any one after an inexpensive comfortable motel Thanks :)

1Thank 71Kell
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Jo and I were driving the Great Ocean Road. A detour put us behind schedule. It was clear we would not make Mount Gambier that night. As we entered Portland we saw the lit up facade of the Whalers Rest Motor Inn. We were tired and stopped for the night. At check in we asked to see the room before...

1Thank David P
Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016 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!

1Thank Rachel L
Devonport, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 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

1Thank speedwayracer
Reviewed 24 June 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.

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...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 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

2Thank Lorna F
Reviewed 20 April 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.

1Thank Lauren S

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Additional Information about Whalers Rest Motor Inn

Address: 714 Henty Hwy, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Portland
Price Range: $93 - $170 (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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“great location fantastic rooms”
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