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Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for just one night , after a long drive along the Ocean Road. Was very quiet even though it was very centrally located . Had everything we needed , with added filtered water in the fridge and chocolate on offer . Staff was helpful and informative . Would certainly recommend staying here . My only gripe was we... More 

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Thank andrewdillonj
Centralmotel, Front Office Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew for your feedback. Yes, as our name suggests we are extremely central - upon arrival you won't really need your car again as everything is within close proximity. Port Fairy is a popular destination which dictates the rates charged by all accommodation providers. Do you want better rates? Then don't forget to book direct with us (either... More 

ACT, Australia
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45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service: Breakfast was not provided even though we put the order form on the counter while the receptionist was dealing with other staff. When queried in the morning why breakfast was not delivered, the receptionist said vaguely “ oh yeah, I saw it there …” and never finished the sentence. She obviously didn’t think to do anything with it! She... More 

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Centralmotel, Front Office Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

Hi Vivienne, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you didn't receive your breakfast order. It was an honest mistake by our staff member and certainly not intentional. Please accept our sincere apologies. More 

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous location and had everything we needed. Fridge, tea coffee, BBQ area large bed, nice and clean and loved the walk out onto the street with lots of shops, coffee shops etc. My only regret is that one night just was not enough. Did not get enough time to see half the sightseeing things around the area.

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Thank Wendy M
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Wendy for your comments. I agree- to often visitors do not give themselves enough time yo soak up the relaxed atmosphere and vibe of Port Fairy-awarded the most liveable town in the world in 2012. Hope to see you another time-but for a bit longer! Peter More 

Melbourne
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68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent central location with off street parking right outside your room. Location was quiet for being so central. Rooms are older style but clean. Soap is provided only in those large squeezy bottles (personally hate these) but the towels are softer than most. Everything in the room worked and was adequate for a one night stay, but I felt at... More 

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Thank catriona777
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your critic-pricing is always something we work on to deliver a good product at reasonable cost in this very challenging environment. One of those costs is the commission motels pay for those booking through a third party web site. We encourage all travellers to book direct with the motel to get the "best price." I know I... More 

Benalla, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were lovely and recommended where to eat. The room was clean and modern. Positioned in the heart of town within walking distance to everything. We would recommend anyone to stay here. Great value for money.

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Centralmotel, Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you-Yes Port Fairy is well served with many great eateries that suit all tastes and budgets and we are more than happy to recommend as we are foodies ourselves. Peter More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here recently on our way to the Great Ocean Road. It is in the centre of town which was perfect. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean, however are a little out of date, despite a few renovations. I did not find the bed very comfortable, however my husband was okay... More 

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Tugun, Australia
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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Large comfortable room. Not a super modern motel but clean and right in town. Walk to everything. No meals but very thing is on your doorstep. Found customer service in Port Fairy in general was poor though.

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Thank Lee M
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

It's a great location and well priced for the area. The lady at the desk was very friendly and I got a free drink when I bought a meal at the pub around the corner. It's in the middle of a quiet town, the room was very clean and comfortable.

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Thank PeterPanPipes
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Pete-all our guests get a complimentary drink at the local pub when ordering a meal and our Wi Fi is also complimentary with free parking-lots of benefits when staying with us at the Central Motel right in the heart of the main street. More 

melbourne / australia
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128 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Central Motel is a good budget Motel right in the heart of Port Fairy. Comfy bed, clean rooms & rooms are quiet with rare traffic noise ! Peter & his staff are always happy to oblige any request . All staff are nice & friendly & happy to have a chat & suggest restaurants & places to visit.

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Thank dinkydi22
Centralmotel, Front Office Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Dinkydi22 for your favourable review and that once again you enjoyed your stay with us. We have many guests come back time after time because they are impressed with their stay. From the moment you make your booking right through to the morning you check out, we will do our utmost to ensure your stay is more than... More 

Ballarat, Australia
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31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Central Motel is located in the "heart" of Port Fairy, within walking distance to many attractions and eateries - making it convenient for those taking a break from driving! Despite the central location, it was very quiet and has a delightful outdoor area. Our room was quite spacious and we'll set out, although a sink on the roomy bench... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: RM469 - RM825 (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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“Couldn't pick better location and value for money”
 of 5 bubbles wendymB3688YW, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the heart of Port Fairy.”
 of 5 bubbles mdsenewton, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“lower ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles dinkydi22, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mobility issues? Ask for a ground floor unit!”
  • Spacious room with an inviting and comfortable bed!
 of 5 bubbles joanln60, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor if lots of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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