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4.8 out of 5

"Excellent, worth recommending to family and friends. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 22 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

At The Dolphin Apartments, you'll be 1.4 km (0.9 mi) from Apollo Bay Harbour and 7.1 km (4.4 mi) from Great Otway National Park. Highlights at this property include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

You can enjoy a plasma TV with digital channels, and each apartment features free WiFi, an iPod dock, and a sofa bed. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a fridge, a microwave, and a hob. A living room, a dining area, and a DVD player are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

This business-friendly apartment offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and a garden. Other amenities include barbecues, express check-in, and express check-out.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Apollo Bay property, you'll be 17.1 km (10.6 mi) from Maits Rest Rainforest Walk and 33.1 km (20.6 mi) from Cape Otway Lightstation.

Two Bedroom Apartment - Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max
AU$250 per night

Two Bedroom Apartment - Upgrade Special

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Penthouse, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, Partial Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

The Dolphin Apartments ratings based on 355 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for The Dolphin Apartments

Everyone (114) Couples (123) Family (118)
5 out of 5
Great place to stay. Lovely and clean. The manager were both so helpful. Great place to stay. Will stay again!

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2019

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31 Jan. 2019 by Emily

Thank you for your glowing review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

5 out of 5
First rate. Efficient staff, well priced, spotless, freshly painted And well proportioned.

Posted by , from NSW on 19 Nov. 2018

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25 Nov. 2018 by Emily

Thank you Akis for your high score and comments. We are very happy to hear you appreciated the high standard of the property. Happy travels. Kind regards Emily Stephens Resident Manager

5 out of 5
The introduction by the owner who was friendly, welcoming and informative.

Posted by , from Canberra on 19 Nov. 2018

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19 Nov. 2018 by Emily

Thank you Andrew for your 5 star review. We appreciate you staying with us and wish you many more happy travels. Kind regards Emily Stephens Manager

5 out of 5
Great service, good clean apartment with good kitchen appliances, dryer timer was faulty and hasn’t been fixed in the past, non stick frying pans were in a less than average condition.

Posted by on 23 Oct. 2018

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23 Oct. 2018 by Emily

Thank you for your high score and comments. We appreciate your feedback and will certainly attend to the frying pan and dryer at our next opportunity. Thank you for staying with us. Best wishes Emily Stephens Resident Manager

5 out of 5
Great location and stocked with everything you need! Very clean. Enjoyable stay.

Posted by on 15 Sep. 2018

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16 Sep. 2018 by Emily

Thank you Libby for you 5 star review. I'm glad to hear you were happy with the apartment and facilities. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens Resident Manager

5 out of 5

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Excellent, worth recommending to family and friends.

Posted by on 22 Aug. 2018

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23 Aug. 2018 by Emily

Thank you for your feedback and recommendations. We very much appreciate your comments. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens Resident Manager

5 out of 5
Our stay here was great as we were driving the Great Ocean Road. The apartment was very spacious and comfortable. Had a fantastic time staying here. Thanks

Posted by on 22 Aug. 2018

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22 Aug. 2018 by Emily

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us while travelling. We hope to see you back again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens Resident Manager

5 out of 5
Excellent friendly service, everything we needed and more. Very reasonable price

Posted by on 4 Aug. 2018

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5 Aug. 2018 by Emily

Thank you very much for your 5 star review. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily

5 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jul. 2018

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28 Jul. 2018 by Emily

Thank you for your high rating

5 out of 5

One of the best accommodation I have stayed in.

Fantastic value for money, great location and awesome apartment. Thoroughly recommend

Posted by on 12 Jul. 2018

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17 Jul. 2018 by Emily

Thank you for your 5 star review. The winter months can see some very good deals to be had if you know where to look. We hope it is an incentive to come again in the warmer months. Thank you for staying with us, we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emily Stephens Resident Manager

About the The Dolphin Apartments

Location 2 Thomson Street, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233

Property Features

As a guest of The Dolphin Apartments, you'll find a fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Dolphin Apartments also features a garden, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and express check-in. Free self parking is available. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Apollo Bay apartment.

  • 1 building
  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 2005
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Separate living room
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (206.2 km / 128.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Dolphin Apartments offers 14 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and washers/dryers. This accommodation has separate living rooms and is furnished with double sofa beds. 50-inch Plasma televisions come with digital channels and DVD players. Accommodation at this 3.5-star apartment has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and safes. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in July 2018.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • iPod dock
  • Plasma television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 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.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 7 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cleaning deposit: AUD 100.00 per stay (for guests aged under 25 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 7 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Dolphin Apartments Apartment Apollo Bay
  • Dolphin Apartments Apartment
  • Dolphin Apartments Apollo Bay
  • Dolphin Apartments
  • The Dolphin Apartments Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Alcohol isn't served at The Dolphin Apartments.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.