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4.3 out of 5

"Very clean and tidy motel. Staff were very friendly and willing to assist anyway anytime. It was perfect for my needs. Modern bathroom. They onl ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 09 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

At Otway Gate Motel you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Lake Colac and 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Colac Botanic Gardens. Highlights at this motel include in-room LCD TVs.

All 18 rooms feature DVD players, hair dryers, and phones. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and microwaves. Rainfall showerheads and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a garden. Other amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 8:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 15-minute drive of this Colac motel include Colac Golf Course and Barongarook West Bushland Reserve.

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$113* Per night/room 22 Oct. - 23 Oct.

Family Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Bunk room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Otway Gate Motel ratings based on 88 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Otway Gate Motel

Everyone (48) Couples (28) Family (10)
4 out of 5
Very clean and tidy motel. Staff were very friendly and willing to assist anyway anytime. It was perfect for my needs. Modern bathroom. They only thing that could be changed would be the extraction fan in the bathroom was very loud.

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
Excellent place to stay. Motel has nice ambience and all amenities we expected was there.

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Apr. 2021 by Graeme

Thank you so much for your positive review --- We are so glad that you had a great stay with us --- We strive to make our guests as comfortable as possible -- We really hope to see you again and we really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy life to review us-- Many thanks Graeme

5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Feb. 2021 by Beryl

Thank you for a great review score. It is most appreciated.

5 out of 5
Very clean and comfortable place to stay. The AC works great, would go back there again if we go around that area.

Posted by , from Victoria on 12 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jan. 2021 by Beryl

Thank you Belinda for a fantastic review. We do try our best to make sure you are comfortable.

5 out of 5
Was quite surprised how clean and updated the room was for the price. Well worth the stay

Posted by on 15 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Dec. 2020 by Beryl

Thank you John. We would not expect our guests to stay in a motel room we would not stay in ourselves. So pleased you were comfortable.

5 out of 5
Friendly staff and comfortable family room accommodation.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 5 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul. 2020 by Beryl

Hi Carly Thank you for a fantastic review. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again sometime.

5 out of 5
Very clean and well fitted out room. There was a table to sit at and plates and cutlery to eat our meal at night.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 23 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Sensational would stay again and recommend to all of you

Posted by on 20 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Very tidy and was very comfortable. very quiet being new year’s eve . highly recommend.

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Jan. 2020 by Garry

Thank you for your review.

5 out of 5
Always great at the Otway Gate! Clean and well kept with all you need to have a sound/safe nights rest.

Posted by on 11 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Oct. 2019 by jude

Thank you for staying with us at the Otway Gate Motel.

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. The business-friendly Otway Gate Motel also features barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This Colac motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 18 guestrooms or units
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Colac Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Otway Gate Motel offers 18 accommodations with DVD players and hair dryers. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 8:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 4.50 and AUD 150.00 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Otway Gate Motel Colac
  • Otway Gate Motel
  • Otway Gate Colac
  • Otway Gate
  • Otway Gate Motel Motel
  • Otway Gate Motel Colac
  • Otway Gate Motel Motel Colac

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.