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Douglas Riverside

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Perth, WA
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were greeted by Jane upon arrival at Douglass Riverside. We were very pleasantly surprised by the accommodation, location and grounds. The bedroom is attached to a magnificent conservatory style lounge room affording great views of the river. I sat at a table on the lawn, taking in the view. As we travelled there by motorcycle, with limited luggage space,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very nice place to stay And lovely people to deal with. Nice drive from Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road. Also great places to eat along the way Very historic area Where many Ship Wrecks happened in the past. Robert and Rae Stewart from Melbourne Australia.

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Torquay, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A lovely spot right next to the river. We really enjoyed our stay and Jane was very welcoming and helpful. Excellent location close to the town centre and places to eat. Would definitely stay again and hopefully for longer.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

On our way through to Melbourne we picked the Douglas Riverside for its beautiful location - unfortunately the weather wasn't fantastic so we didn't really get to enjoy it properly, however, we had a great room in a section that we actually had to ourselves. The hotel was stocked well - kind of a cross between a hotel and a...

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Sydney
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here at the end of a four night Great Ocean Road tour and was a fantastic find to finish our trip. Jane was very welcoming and helpful about information on the area. The hotel is set on the picturesque river, just lovely short stroll to the beach, shops and restaurants. The room was exceptionally clean with lovely English...

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Altona, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent location closed to the river and town centre .No need to use your car from there Excellent and warm welcome from hotel owners Really clean bedroom and all accomodation Wonderful view on river strongly recommend the place for a break

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Mordialloc, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Booked as a two day break in our road trip visiting friends this hotel delivered far more than its website promised - a very pleasing surprise. With large glass windows onto the Moyne River frontage the views are gorgeous. Sitting in the most comfortable and well equipped lounge/kitchen are we enjoyed breakfast, lunch and even a complimentary port before retiring...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Gorgeous property on the river bank with very short walks to all points of interest in Port Fairy. Surf Beach, excellent restaurants and retail outlets as well as the historic aspects of this quiet town are in easy reach. The accommodation is in a beautifully restored 19th century building with magnificently maintained grounds. A warm welcome from the friendly owners...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stayed one night in a beautiful three bedroom three bathroom villa just next to the river and a few minutes from the centre of town. Couldn't really ask for more. Jane, the owner was very helpful with advice about the area and places to visit and eat at so all in all, a very pleasant and relaxing stay, well worth...

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jane R, Owner at Douglas Riverside, responded to this review

Grant thank you for your great review, always glad to help our traveling guests. You and your Japanese friends where most welcome. Rod and I where chuffed that our Garden View House met with your high approval.

New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Honestly ... We stayed here because it had the same name as my surname :) but also it looked pretty cool. and it was. The rooms were small but very clean and very funky, they had an 'old world' feel to them extremely tidy. We stayed in a 4 bedroom building near the river. it had a common room with...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Port Fairy accommodation on the largest Private Riverbank grounds in central Port Fairy. Historic Douglas House has been a main provider of accommodation in Port Fairy for over 100 years. Holiday Houses all have En-suited Bedrooms, Apartment accommodation, or the classic motel rooms, is enjoyed on these Riverbank grounds in central Port Fairy. Ideal for small groups/ golf parties or couples looking for a nice get away. Restaurant & shops are within a few minute's walk as well as the wonderful ocean, wharf area & Griffith Island where our lighthouse can be found and Port Fairy's Wallaby population at certain times of the day. Unwind and leisurely explore Port Fairy and its attractions from this very fine accommodation. Feel "right at home" at Douglas Riverside Port Fairy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Douglas Riverside

Address: 85 Gipps St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia (Formerly Douglas on River)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Port Fairy
Price Range: €62 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Douglas Riverside 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Ask for a room close to the river.”
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youngdavo, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great views of the river and birds”
bobmonaro, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“best views for bedroom on river side”
lejallec, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The two villas are beautiful - not sure about the individual rooms which are priced accordingly.”
134grantt, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Building on the waterfront is nicest. All three rooms in that building comperable.”
kathleenp209, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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