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Aldinga Beach, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This is by far the most expensive Golden Chain Motel we have ever stayed in and the smallest room we have ever stayed in. The room had no view and its only window looked directly into a boundary fence. Would not stay in this motel again.

2Thank Ian A
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was our 9th stop on our trip around Australia and we chose to stay here due to it's location and the reviews on TA and were not disappointed. We note the following: * Really benefited us with the central location, being right in the middle of town we were in easy walking distance of the main area of Port...

Thank 1Scarlett1
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Scarlett for your favorable review of the Central Motel. Yes, our location is perfect. Port Fairy has so much going for it - fantastic shopping, a great selection of restaurants and cafes as well as the beaches and river. All are within easy walking distance of your room when you choose to stay with us. You won't need...

Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent service from Kristy when we booked in, and some great local advice for dinner, breakfast. The room was immaculately clean and comfortable, and we slept like logs. The gardens at this hotel are gorgeous, and the location is really convenient. We recommend it!

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Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Catherine for your positive review. We really appreciate hearing back from our guests after their stay. Our staff take pride in their jobs and go out of their way to make your stay with us and in Port Fairy pleasurable. We treat our guests just like we'd like to be treated when we are travelling; friendly, polite and...

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We have stayed at the Central Motel Port Fairy a number of times and the owners are always very friendly and helpful. The rooms and very comfortable and clean and the motel is right in the heart of the lovely little town of Port Fairy.

Thank Jill O
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jill, Thank you for your fantastic review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us again. For all our prospective guests we are right in the heart of our gorgeous town. You won't need to drive anywhere. Don't forget if you book direct you will save money. We will beat any price you see online. We also give...

Reviewed 11 April 2015

wife and i stayed here for just one night but really enjoyed the stay, the motel was very conveniently located right in the centre of town (well named), and is close to some very nice eateries, would definately stay here again, staff were also very friendly and helpful

1Thank oztourist42
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Great location in the heart of town but away from noise & traffic. Our room was great, very comfortable, cleanliness exceptional, free wifi, lovely garden setting. Good parking. Close to all shops, cafes etc

1Thank Lois P
Uppermill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

The place is spotlessly clean and comfortable. The outside area's are well maintained. No grumbles at all. Gentleman on reception was friendly and helpful. Only reservation would be the price, based on other motels I have stayed in it could be considered a little bit on the high side. However I did enjoy my stay.

1Thank bodyfit06
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You mentioned that you thought our price was a bit high. Port Fairy is a very sought after and popular coastal town and because of this it does attract higher nightly tariffs. Here at the Central Motel we have actually maintained our rack rate for the last three years and you will find us to...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The manager/owner was friendly and welcoming. The rooms are comfortable and well appointed with everything you need. The motel is ideally located in the Main Street with restaurants and shops close by. Thanks Peter for a very pleasant stay.

1Thank David J
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Yes thanks for the discount Peter! Room very comfortable and clean. Free wifi a bonus and it worked without any difficulty connecting etc. Bed was the best... Most comfortable travelling from one side of Australia to the other and back on a really short timeframe that we've had so far. Certainly stay here again and appreciate the late booking hospitality!...

1Thank Beeba24
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We phoned at 6pm for a last minute booking after reviewing accommodation options in Port Fairy on Wotif.com and Lastminute.com and still had an hour to drive. Peter was awesome. Peter was extremely friendly and nothing was a problem. Check-in only took a minute, with an option of an up or downstairs room and we were in. The room was...

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Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Kylie for your great review. Yes we give discounts for direct bookings every time. Just phone or email and we"ll offer an even better rate than you'll get online. When you choose to stay with us we"ll also give you a complimentary drink with a meal at one of Port Fairy's best pubs as well as a free...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Central Motel is located right in the heart of beautiful Port Fairy. You will find us tucked away in a quiet cul de sac just off the main street. Our charming bluestone building is set amongst a delightful garden setting. We offer affordable, clean and comfortable 3.5 star accommodation. We take great pride in offering excellent value for money with our friendly 'family' style hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Motel

Address: 56 Sackville St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Port Fairy
Price Range: $157 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Central Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“It is upstairs/downstairs rooms. If you have trouble climbing, ask for downstairs rooms.”
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