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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was clean and tidy and warm, the bed was very comfortable. The electric blanket made it even more cosy. We dined in the restaurant and quality of the food was good and well presented. Breakfast was ver good it gave us a good start to the day. The motel is very quiet and relaxing with beautiful view out...

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and value your review and your feedback on your stay. Hope to see you again one day!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

With just 200meters to the beach this is as close as it gets. We had a great dinner and a late night beach walk amongst beautiful rock pools. Although we missed it the room was situated overlooking the beach so sunsets will be incredible.You can listen to the surf breaking from your bed! The owner is lovely lovely and loves...

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for us...we do love to know that you enjoyed your stay! It is a great location...maybe you will see a sunset next time :)

Reviewed 20 May 2016

The view is just amazing. The traffic noise going past the door is not audible in the room. The room itself is basic but clean and tidy. The shower water pressure was nice. The bed was awful with what felt like just a spongy foam mattress under us and it felt like we were sleeping in a hole with no...

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a review for us. We are sorry the bed wasn't comfortable for you; we will need to look into that, but are very pleased that you enjoyed our view and our food. Thanks again!

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The units all had pleasant outlook of ocean. They are very dated, small, but clean. The one thing that made this stay very enjoyable were the excellent home cooked meals - these were about the best we had on our trip

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review of Skenes Creek Lodge Motel. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the meals too!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I have stayed at this motel on numerous occasions. The facility is basic standard, especially the ocean view and mountain view rooms ( That is the only reason overall 4 stars). But the family flat is a 2 bedroom unit with one of the bed room with good view. Location: 5 stars Room overall: 3 stars Reception and facilities: 5...

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Look forward to seeing you again!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A basic place. Our standard room was small, furnishings were dated. No shampoo provided. However, it was clean. Location is good as it is outside Apollo Bay, and therefore quieter. The motel is actually situated a couple of km east of Apollo Bay. To get to the beach, you just have to cross the road in front of it.

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review...we love our location too!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We got referred to this place by the Tourist Info people. The Great Ocean Road is so busy and popular, it is not wise to go there with no reservations as we did in their summer. However, we got a room here and it was lovely. The property looks out onto a fabulous expanse of ocean, so you can literally...

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that lovely review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were also able to dine this with us. Hope to see you again!

Wisemans Ferry, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean, bright, comfortable room. Great value. Owners love their motel and are bright helpful people. Resteraunt is yummy and great price. Say hello to Red the doggie from us. Rod and i enjoyed it immensely, thanks.

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review. Hopefully you will visit again in the future!

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Staff were all helpful and friendly. Great ocean views from our room and the sound of the ocean was a great way to fall asleep after a long day of driving. The rooms could definitely use a bit of an update but they're still clean and comfortable.

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Joyce B, Owner at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you have taken the time to write a review also! Hope to see you again in the future!

Tinley Park, Illinois
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This was a convenient motel during our trip on the Great Ocean Road. The room was clean and we had a nice view of the ocean. There was a small fridge, coffee pot and microwave and when we checked in, we were given some milk for our coffee.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We do have a wonderful view!

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under New Management July 2015! Skenes Creek Lodge Motel is situated on Victoria's iconic Great Ocean Road, just on the outskirts of Apollo Bay - only six minutes drive from the town centre, or just over two hours south-west of Melbourne's CBD. Our Great Ocean Road accommodation is conveniently positioned on the Otway Coast (between the legendary Surf Coast and the stunning Shipwreck Coast), and has spectacular panoramic views of the Southern Ocean and nearby Apollo Bay. Skenes Creek Lodge Motel features a peaceful garden setting by the beach, on a spacious property that lies between the rugged coastline of the Great Ocean Road, and the green foothills of the Otway Ranges. Joyce, your host at Skenes Creek Lodge Motel, takes pride in offering you clean and comfortable Great Ocean Road accommodation, along with excellent service, and a friendly welcoming atmosphere that makes you feel like a valued guest, not just another nameless traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skenes Creek Lodge Motel

Address: 61 Great Ocean Rd | Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: $135 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Skenes Creek Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“All rooms had the same ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles graham960, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“best views, quiet 1 or 2-night sleep over and host very pleasant and accommodates to requests”
 of 5 bubbles 11prince12, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Beach front rooms face the road and beach, but the road is not too busy, so rooms are still quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Cheng-Metz, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the ocean view rooms.”
  • Waking up from my bed to this beautiful sunrise.
 of 5 bubbles 143dig, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are infested with bugs”
 of 5 bubbles I6337AGdavids, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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