4.3 out of 5

"Easy to access. Lovely, helpful, courteous staff. Comfortable - with all you need! Thanks :) " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 15 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

At Whalers Rest Motor Inn, you'll be 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Fawthrop Lagoon and 3.3 km (2.1 mi) from Nuns Beach. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi, free high-speed Internet and LED TVs.

All 13 rooms feature cable TV, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and room service. Phones, irons/ironing boards and desks are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services and a garden. Other amenities include barbecues, a picnic area and express check-out. 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 10-minute drive of this 3-star Portland motel include Powerhouse Motor & Car Museum and Portland Arts Centre.

Deluxe Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$78 per night

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Two Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Family Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Two Bedroom Suite - RM6

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Whalers Rest Motor Inn ratings based on 164 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 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Whalers Rest Motor Inn

Everyone (90) Couples (33) Family (41)
4 out of 5
Affordable value for money Basic clean tidy accommodation

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2019

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13 Jun. 2019 by Dill

Thank you for sharing your feed back from your stay, we appreciate your kind words.

4 out of 5
Microwave / kettle / toaster and plates / cutlery were helpful to have thank you.

Posted by on 10 Jun. 2019

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10 Jun. 2019 by Dill

thank you for your review.

4 out of 5
Great place to stay, no fancy stuff you don't need. Do get a lot off traffic noise cause of the trucks coming and going

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2019

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3 Jun. 2019 by Dil

Thank you so much taking your time out for review.

4 out of 5
Clean and tidy, bests resonabily comfortable. Staff were wonderful.

Posted by on 28 Apr. 2019

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30 Apr. 2019 by Pamela & Dean Millard

Thank you for your review

4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Apr. 2019

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23 Apr. 2019 by Whalers Rest

Thank you

3 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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23 Apr. 2019 by Whalers Rest

thank you

2 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2019

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29 Apr. 2019 by Owner

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Mar. 2019

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1 Apr. 2019 by Pamela & Dean Millard

Thank you for your review

5 out of 5
Good clean family sized room, close to town and shops

Posted by on 29 Jan. 2019

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29 Jan. 2019 by Pamela & Dean Millard

Hi anonymous, Thanks for your review glad you enjoyed you stay with us

4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Dec. 2018

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30 Dec. 2018 by Pamela & Dean Millard

Thank you

Property Features

Whalers Rest Motor Inn offers its guests tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Whalers Rest Motor Inn also features a picnic area, concierge services, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. This 3-star Portland motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 13 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 1983
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Portland, VIC (PTJ) (12.7 km / 7.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Whalers Rest Motor Inn offers 13 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Portland motel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 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 available for AUD 20.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.00 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 lifts
  • Union Pay

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 8.00 and AUD 30.00 for adults, and AUD 6.00 and AUD 30.00 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.00 per night
  • 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.

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