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Merrijig Inn

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08/06/2017 09/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night here while driving the Great Ocean Road. The night before and the night after were both functional motel stops, so the Merrijig Inn really stands out. Plus side: Our room in the attic was tiny, but quaint, cosy and nicely decorated. And our bed was blissfully comfortable. They are rightfully proud of their kitchen and we...

Thank AndianaOxfordshire
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming down for a long weekend was perfect. The accommodation is simple and great value, the breakfast is a delight, the staff are hugely warm, friendly and helpful. Couple that with the incredible restaurant and it's a stone winner.

Thank Edward B
St Leonards on Sea, UK
Reviewed 8 April 2017

After a nine hour flight and the drive from Melbourne to Port Fairy we were ready to crash out. What a friendly welcome, our room was upgraded to best available, which was great, seperate lounge area, great bathroom facility and our own private veranda. We really enjoyed dinner, restaurant does not operate every night. They have a talented chef and...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stayed at Merrijig Inn after doing the Great Ocean Road, on the way up to the Grampians. We only stayed a night and did not have the chance to eat at the restaurant (it was closed the night we were staying) even though we have read many lovely things about it. What we loved was the beautiful back garden...

Thank lrlim
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is the oldest inn within the State and in many respects it is an historic monument. It is old, quaint, and a through back to days gone by. The room we had in the ground floor at the front was comfortable, with a great shower one of the best this trip. Having said this it is also slightly odd,...

1Thank Barry B
Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I would not recommend this Inn in Port Fairy . It was very disappointing . Very glad we only had to stay one night. Also the staff leave around 5. 30 pm closeing the place leaving no restaurant or bar facilities open in the evening for people staying there.

Thank 485lesley
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We really loved our stay here. The Inn is full of special touches and makes it very homely and welcoming. Dinner was excellent, the details and service appreciated. We look forward to returning soon. Thank you

1Thank Grafton H
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We only stayed here one night, leading onto The Great Ocean Road. Our room was just to the side of the front door. Lovely and cosy. Small TV room off the bedroom. Bedding was so good. We did not eat in the restaurant but visited the local pizza place. The breakfast had everything you could want, to satisfy all. Only...

Thank warners1
Reviewed 23 February 2017

If you are staying here and want a drink, you'd better be quick about it. We just slipped under the wire at 5.30, just before the lady went off home. This prepares you for Port Fairy itself, which all closes early. We got a pizza in a restaurant which saw us out at 8.15, locking the door behind us. Our...

Thank Z4337OXbrians
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our party of 4 had dinner at the Merrijig Inn recently. We were not staying in-house. The meal was good, but BEWARE: when we received our bill, we had been overcharged $10 on a $45 bottle of wine, and three of our four main courses 'accidentally' had $2.00 added to their price. Not a huge amount, but the principal is...

Thank melanie919

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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: €97 - €125 (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
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“Try and stay when restaurant is open!”
BLIZZ-WHIZZ, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Attic rooms are a very tight squeeze but I guess that's why they are much cheaper!”
lrlim, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was dark and dingy. Poor bathroom . Very old property.”
485lesley, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Attic rooms are suitable for anyone below 5 10'.”
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poopshooter, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Queen room in the downstairs area”
MrsRemy25, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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