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Ashburton
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful B &B. Lovely cosy room, small, but cute and well appointed. The breakfast was just devine, with beautiful homemade fruits, preserves and tpped off with a cook-to-order hot breakfast which changes every day. Lovely staff, peaceful gardens to relax In with friendly chickens. If you need to "get away", I couldn't recommend it highly enough!

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Fuengirola, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Merrijig for one night. The room had cobwebs hanging from ceiling. Paintwork on window frames was in dire need of repainting. The handles were hanging off the interior doors. There was duck tape holding the clothes rail to the ceiling as the plaster had fallen away and needed replastering. The shower and shower room was so... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a awesome stay here. Oldest inn in Victoria. Quirky B&B. Rooms were small yet cosy. Lovely view of the pier. Modern & clean bathrooms. Being old the floors creak but doesn't really cause any disturbance. Huge garden with adorable chickens. Would be lovely to sit out in the summer. The main area is also big & inviting. All sorts... More 

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Berkshire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprising place, and old in, with newer additions. Our room was comfy, the restaurant booked to capacity when we visited. Understandable as the food was really good, and the wine list brilliant in scope and quality for such an unassuming place. Recommended

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn is a B & B with four large rooms downstairs and small attic rooms. We stayed two nights in a spacious Queen room with its own front door and a separate sitting room with fireplace. Windows looked out onto the road although there was no road noise. In the main house there are three guest lounges, along with... More 

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Thank MrsRemy25
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at the Merrijig Inn! We felt very comfortable there, like being at home, which can be hard with a baby. The staff were very warm and friendly, so accommodating and they made us feel very special. We stayed in the queen room, which was enormous, with a separate loungeroom and a fireplace. Plenty of room to... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Lovely place to stay, bed room, sitting Room, bathroom, own front door - self contained but joined to the rest of the hotel. Very quirky decoration style, large garden (but unfortunately the weather didn't allow us to sit out). Port Fairy has a great beach I expect in the summer it will be packed. We only stayed a night as... More 

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Thank Philip N
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Wow what a place and its a balance between quaint and quirky as hotel or BnB. I read the reviews prior to booking and words like Hobbit and Lord of the Rings was mentioned but so true. Its a door back to a place long forgotten but so idyllic and memorable you can't not go to Fairy Port and not... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

took the king suite. size were huge with separate toilet (equip with bathtub) / bedroom / living room. room and the communal parts of the inn are very nicely decorated with homely feelings. staff was extremely helpful with enquiries. breakfast was excellent and served in a room overlooking part of the gardens. as per one reviewer, whole place is "hobbitesque".... More 

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Narrawong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Have stayed a couple of times now, once in a large room overlooking the garden and this time in an attic room overlooking the water. Attic rooms are small and not for the claustrophobic, but comfortable with ensuite and very cosy on a Winter night. Little touches are appreciated, and the downstairs sitting areas and small kitchenette to make tea... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merrijig Inn, Victoria's oldest Inn, is our special place in Port Fairy.The Merrijig Inn is located in Port Fairy, the jewel of south west Victoria on the Great Ocean Road.The Merrijig Kitchen is our restaurant in our historic dining room. We write our menu daily from seasonal produce, sourced locally where possible from the south-west country-sdie.Our carefully crafted wine list features passionate producers who use bio-dynamic & organic practises and their wine speaks of 'terroir'.The Merrijig front bar is open every day from 4pm so you're welcome to come and enjoy a drink and a chat!Centrally located next to the wharf, the Merrijig Inn is close to all of historic Port Fairy's attractions including galleries, shopping and beaches.We hope you'll join us and enjoy the charm of the hisotric Merrijig Inn!It's exciting for us to be able to host you in one of Port Fairy's most charming buildings - so come share our love of eating great food and drinking delicious wine, and stay a while!Liz & Tanya. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merrijig Inn

Address: 1 Campbell St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Port Fairy
Price Range: $147 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merrijig Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Merrijig Hotel Port Fairy
Merrijig Inn Port Fairy, Victoria
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“Attic rooms are suitable for anyone below 5 10'.”
  • cosy attic room...
 of 5 bubbles poopshooter, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Queen room in the downstairs area”
 of 5 bubbles MrsRemy25, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“king suite is huge!”
 of 5 bubbles sengkkk, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“In the summer the large garden room is nice but in the winter the attic rooms offer views over the water and a warm and cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles deborahj374, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This came as part of a booked package so therefore unable to compare price. Take suite if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles Toothpaste304, 14 May 2016 | Read review
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