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Port Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Very central but back from the road so there is no traffic noise. Our room was clean, sunny and comfortable. From the cleaners to the reception and manager, all were extremely friendly and helpful. We appreciated being able to walk to all the good restaurants, shops and scenic places. Certainly would recommend this motel.

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

Hi Emily, Thank you for your positive review. It was lovely to meet you both. Spring time is a perfect time to visit Port Fairy and the Central Motel is a perfect spot to stay. You won't need to get in your car again once you've arrived as we are right in the heart of town. We consider ourselves very...

melbourne / australia
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Have stayed before at this Budget Motel. Décor has been upgraded & paint work is very relaxing now !!! Right in the main street of Port Fairy with restaurants & fabulous dress shops outside the front door. Beach not far away either.

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

Thank you for your positive review. We are thrilled with our new fresh, clean look. Peter has done a great job and yes I agree, the colours are nice and relaxing. Book direct to get best rates as well as a free drink with a meal at The Star of the West. (a pub just around the corner) Just tell...

Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

My Husband and I have just had a lovely getaway weekend staying at this lovely Motel, it was our second experience staying here and it was just as good as our last stay. Peter as an excellent host was so friendly and went out of his way to may our stay so relaxing and enjoyable. The room was so very...

1Thank Bernadette H
Centralmotel, Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Bernadette for your review. It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us again. We have been busy the last few weeks painting all our rooms. A modern, subtle colour has worked wonders making them look fresh, light and spacious. Don't forget to book direct with us (phone or email) as the best rate is guaranteed...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The staff provided fantastic service and catered to the needs of the team by going above and beyond expectations to make our stay comfortable and relaxed. The 4 bedroom room was large enough for the team to have cozy breakfasts and dinners together. And the location was right in the center of town next to IGA for groceries and a...

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Good size room to share for 3 persons. Very effective heating with the cold weather. The owners were extremely helpful in organising a shower chair for our friend in a wheelchair. Quiet location for a relaxing holiday.

Thank avonel7
Reviewed 29 May 2015

we have stopped at this motel for the last 5 years during the may racing carnival it is a nice motel run by nice people Peter and Jo as its name indicates it is central and walking distance to everything you want to go to in town we have booked for next year

2Thank MaccaBendigo
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We stayed here for one night as part of our road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne. It is indeed in a very central location up a driveway surrounded by beautiful gardens. Jo at reception was very helpful and gave us a street map and marked out places to see and eat. We scored Room 2 on the ground floor at...

2Thank Casa62
Centralmotel, Manager at Central Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry you were disappointed with your night here. We aim to make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible and as most of our reviews are very positive, we do understand that we can’t please everyone. We would like to mention though that our shower recess and bathroom offer a squeeze pack of body soap/shampoo and hand...

Aldinga Beach, Australia
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This is by far the most expensive Golden Chain Motel we have ever stayed in and the smallest room we have ever stayed in. The room had no view and its only window looked directly into a boundary fence. Would not stay in this motel again.

2Thank Ian A
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was our 9th stop on our trip around Australia and we chose to stay here due to it's location and the reviews on TA and were not disappointed. We note the following: * Really benefited us with the central location, being right in the middle of town we were in easy walking distance of the main area of Port...

Thank 1Scarlett1
Centralmotel, Owner at Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Scarlett for your favorable review of the Central Motel. Yes, our location is perfect. Port Fairy has so much going for it - fantastic shopping, a great selection of restaurants and cafes as well as the beaches and river. All are within easy walking distance of your room when you choose to stay with us. You won't need...

Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent service from Kristy when we booked in, and some great local advice for dinner, breakfast. The room was immaculately clean and comfortable, and we slept like logs. The gardens at this hotel are gorgeous, and the location is really convenient. We recommend it!

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

Thank you Catherine for your positive review. We really appreciate hearing back from our guests after their stay. Our staff take pride in their jobs and go out of their way to make your stay with us and in Port Fairy pleasurable. We treat our guests just like we'd like to be treated when we are travelling; friendly, polite and...

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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: $145 - $228 (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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