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Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed one night as part of ocean road tour in a sea view upper level room. The room was spacious and comfortable and had everything needed. The view was over the ocean although as it was raining heavily I did not use the balcony. The bathroom was large with a shower over a spa bath and it was all clean...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This motel is situated among a few similar spots. Not sure whether this is better than they are. Everything worked well. Good spot overlooking the ocean, though it the view is across the road. Lower rooms have patios, upper rooms have little balconies and don't have the road in front of them. Short walk to all the restaurants. Shorter walk...

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Bruxelles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely friendly and informative welcome. Very cosy room, well decorated, first class bathroom. Motel is ideally located, close to the sea and within walking distance of shops and restaurants. An ideal stopover when doing the GOR. When leaving we forgot some clothing in the bedroom's closet, and Anja organised everything for us so we could get them delivered within a...

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you - this is a lovely review. So glad you found your room comfortable, staff helpful and location convenient. Hope to see you again some time soon.

Derby Uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 1 night and this was just right for our needs.. Friendly staff. Room was well decorated with a blue sea themed - matching curtains, tiles etc. Well maintained and very clean. Handy for shops, restaurant, beach and information office. No breakfast but kitchen area well stocked for preparing your own meals. Would recommend as first/last stop on GOR...

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5/5 review - sounds like you enjoyed your stay. Yes, Apollo Bay is a great midway point to stop along the GOR. Thanks for staying with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last week (early March) for two nights. My husband and I were very pleased with the hotel's position, ammenities and the friendly staff. The welcome is all important for us. Thanks to the staff at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn.

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ApollobayWaterfront, Manager at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Gail - it was a pleasure having you stay with us. We enjoy meeting our guests as they arrive - its the nicest and most interesting part of our job - so thanks for your positive comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a couple of nights of the March long weekend here. We stayed in one of the rooms tucked behind the front building and although we didn't have a beach view, were more than happy. It was so sheltered, there was virtually no noise (from the road or overly happy stragglers tottering back from the pubs after midnight!) and being...

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Wow - this is a very comprehensive review! Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and thanks for all your positive comments - sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us. A lamp beside the couch is a great idea - we'll get onto that and thanks for the suggestion.

Zurich
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are road tripping and need to wind down, this is your place. Very clean and friendly staff. the room is large and has everything you need for a night or two. Book the ocean view room with balcony. The balcony is large enough to have a little snack with ocean view. Despite the fact, that the hotel is...

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review We have been getting fantastic weather during March so I'm pleased you got to sit out on the balcony and enjoy the view. Thanks for staying with us.

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall we had a great stay at Apollo Bay. The rooms were nice and clean, though the beds a little on the hard side. The wifi was the only real let down - while it was available, it was so overloaded it was at crawl speeds and generally unusable at all (even for basics). So hopefully this is remedied in...

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for this review and we do apologise on behalf of the Victorian Government for the WiFi! Apollo Bay is in the process of getting the NBN installed - it is available for domestic use and we are waiting for business connections at the moment. In the mean-time we are experiencing slower speeds and interruptions due to the works that...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal site for access to beach (directly across the road) & restaurants being a short stroll away. The 2 bedroom apartment was very clean, well equipped with all necessary requirements for a short stay. Host was welcoming & helpful. Reccommended.

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ApollobayWaterfront, Owner at Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review - so glad you enjoyed your stay and found our location convenient. We hope to see you again some time soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on spur of the moment was very surprised by the quality and price of accommodation. Would highly recommend this place. Lady at reception was also very helpful. Very nice location close to beach and resteraunts.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn

Address: 173 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: $104 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Upper level is probably better for most.”
 of 5 bubbles GlennL329, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Apparently the sea-view rooms are most popular but of limited access”
 of 5 bubbles 465bernardb, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at rear are quieter. Front rooms overlook road and probably have a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles MistletoeDerbyUK, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs at the front of the Motel, has a good ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 910gailt, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want ocean view, you need to choose balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Equitecnoc, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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