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Whalers Rest Motor Inn

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Minibar, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Minibar, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Minibar, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Minibar, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of Whalers Rest Motor Inn

Whalers Rest Motor Inn

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
714 Henty Highway North, Portland North, VIC

Explore the area

  • AirportPortland, VIC (PTJ)11 min drive
  • Popular LocationBridgewater Bay Beach14 min drive
  • Popular LocationCape Nelson Lighthouse16 min drive
  • Popular LocationSeal Point18 min drive

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About this area

Portland North

Whalers Rest Motor Inn is located by the sea and in an area with great shopping. Powerhouse Motor & Car Museum and Portland Arts Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Portland Cable Tram Depot Museum and Discovery Bay Marine National Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.

What's nearby

  • Bolwarra H44 Bushland Reserve - 3 min drive
  • Whale Viewing Platform - 3 min drive
  • Bridgewater Bay Beach - 14 min drive
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse - 16 min drive
  • Seal Point - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Canadian Rooster - 3 min drive
  • Dragon Palace - 4 min drive
  • Jofflyn's Fish & Chips - 4 min drive
  • Ric's Pizza Bar - 4 min drive
  • Lemongrass Thai Cuisine Restaurant - 4 min drive

About this property

Whalers Rest Motor Inn

Suburban motel in Portland North with free parking
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free motel has dry cleaning and express check-out. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 13 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, Smart TVs with digital channels, and conveniences such as fridges and microwaves. Other amenities available to guests include TVs, minibars and room service.
Whalers Rest Motor Inn offers 13 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using 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.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch smart TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: AUD 25
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: AUD 25 for check-in between 8:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 25
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: AUD 25 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: AUD 25 for check-in between 8:00 PM and midnight
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 25 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 138 out of 304 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 134 out of 304 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 24 out of 304 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 304 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 304 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A nice clean motel friendly service. Would stay again
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Place was clean and tidy and staff were fantastic. Only complaint was i could hear everything the other guests were doing the sound seems to come through the air con and found that frustrating late at night and very early in the morning.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very restful place, quite & spa was so invigorating. Has Netflix so that is also a good thing with variety.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021