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Featured Motels in Geelong

Parkside Motel Geelong
3 out of 5
68 High Street, Belmont, VIC
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The price is $76 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in Belmont, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kardinia Park, GMHBA Stadium, and Little Creatures Brewery. Balyang Sanctuary and Geelong Performing ...

3.8/5Good! (629 reviews)

"Newly renovated I think. Rooms are big and clean."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Parkside Motel Geelong
Eastern Sands City Centre
3.5 out of 5
1 Bellerine Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $89 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in the heart of Geelong, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Eastern Beach, Westfield Geelong, and Steampacket Gardens. National Wool Museum and ...

3.8/5Good! (933 reviews)

"Nice and clean- basic but good. Parking was a bit of a nightmare- had to park on the main road as every spot was taken.great location very close to Geelong waterfront"…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Eastern Sands City Centre
Sphinx Hotel Motel
4 out of 5
2 Thompson Road, North Geelong, North Geelong, VIC
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The price is $97 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in North Geelong, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Geelong Golf Course and Islamic Society of Geelong. Rippleside Park and Deakin University are also ...

3.5/5Good! (312 reviews)

"Nice setup. Big and quite for monday before Australia day. No water pressure is showers at all"…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

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Belmercer Motel
4 out of 5
12-14 Mercer Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is $90 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in the heart of Geelong, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Deakin University, The Carousel, and Geelong Performing Arts Center. Westfield Geelong ...

4.1/5Very Good! (838 reviews)

"Good location, and very clean, would recommend it to others, will re visit a stay again, reasonably priced as well"…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Belmercer Motel
Abbotswood Motor Inn
3 out of 5
308 - 310 High Street, Belmont, VIC
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The price is $92 per night from Apr 28 to Apr 29

Located in Belmont, this motel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Balyang Sanctuary and Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. ...

4.2/5Very Good! (286 reviews)

"Friendly staff, accomodating and very clean stay."…"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Abbotswood Motor Inn
Shannon Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
283-285 Shannon Ave, Newtown, VIC
The price is $86 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in Newtown, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Heights Heritage House and Garden and Islamic Society of Geelong. Geelong Performing Arts Center ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (256 reviews)

"great location and super easy access to bistro next door"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Shannon Motor Inn
Admiralty Inn
2.5 out of 5
66 Mckillop Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $95 per night from May 3 to May 4

Located in the heart of Geelong, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Kardinia Park and Old Geelong Gaol. Geelong Performing Arts Center and Westfield Geelong ...

4.3/5Excellent! (644 reviews)

"Nice room.. mixture of modern and older style. Very clean and is perfectly situated near cafes, clubs and pubs etc. Very small, but good enough for me. Is also a very short walk to the footy! Only down side is that large groups appear to stay here and can therefore be quite noisy. The staff deal ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Admiralty Inn
Corio Bay Motel
3 out of 5
292 Princes Highway, Corio, VIC
The price is $62 per night from Apr 16 to Apr 17

Located in Corio, this motel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Waterworld and within 3 mi (5 km) of Port Phillip Bay Coastal Reserve and Corio Native Grasslands Reserve. ...

3.5/5Good! (525 reviews)

"The guy who checked me into the room was really nice, friendly and very good looking."…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Corio Bay Motel
Colonial Lodge Motel Geelong
3 out of 5
57 Fyans Street, South Geelong, VIC
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The price is $66 per night from Apr 29 to Apr 30

Located in South Geelong, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Kardinia Park, GMHBA Stadium, and Little Creatures Brewery. Old Geelong Gaol and Geelong Performing ...

2.7/5 (238 reviews)

"Friendly host great location Good parking pillows were a bit hard for my liking"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Colonial Lodge Motel Geelong
Aberdeen Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
9 Aberdeen Street, Newtown, VIC
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The price is $90 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in Newtown, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Geelong Performing Arts Center, Kardinia Park, and Westfield Geelong. National Wool Museum and Deakin ...

3.9/5Very Good! (734 reviews)

"Owner very not welcoming.Upon arrival, as it was booked by my friend, I called her to confirm some details but owner got irritated.Places were so old and dirty,"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Aberdeen Motor Inn
Rippleside Park Motor Inn
2.5 out of 5
67 Melbourne Road, Cnr of Bell Parade and Princes, Drumcondra, VIC
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The price is $83 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13

Located in Drumcondra, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Rippleside Park, Geelong Golf Course, and Deakin University. The Carousel and Steampacket Gardens ...

4.2/5Very Good! (234 reviews)

"This is nice basic motel with a reasonably sized room. It was clean and well presented. No hairdryer, which is disappointing, otherwise okay. It was easy to find and lots that you could walk to nearby!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Rippleside Park Motor Inn
Rose Garden Motel
4 out of 5
14-16 Settlement Road, Belmont, VIC
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The price is $127 per night from Apr 14 to Apr 15

Located in Belmont, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kardinia Park, GMHBA Stadium, and Little Creatures Brewery. Geelong Showground and Balyang Sanctuary ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (254 reviews)
A great place to stay

"The room was very clean & comfortable just a little dated. Not that we wanted a spa, but that was out of action in our room due to plumbing issues. Loved the undercover parking right next to our room. The hosts were great, gave us directions to get to the best local pub and organised a continental ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Rose Garden Motel
Bay City(Geelong) Motel
4 out of 5
231-235 Malop Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is $85 per night from Apr 14 to Apr 15

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Westfield Geelong, Old Geelong Gaol, and Eastern Beach. Eastern Beach Swimming Enclosure and ...

4/5Very Good! (464 reviews)

"I liked that it was a modern clean room, close to Eastern Beach Waterfront, only a few minutes walk. A great pub close by and close to central town. I was disappointed that there was no micro wave or utensils available, only one teaspoon!!! Would recommend and would use again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2021

Bay City(Geelong) Motel
Aristocrat Waurnvale Motel
3.5 out of 5
90 Waurn Ponds Drive, Waurn Ponds, VIC
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Located in Waurn Ponds, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Saint Regis Winery and Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) ...

4/5Very Good! (135 reviews)

"Straight forward good value motel - excellent at what it is."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Aristocrat Waurnvale Motel
Kardinia Park Motel
3 out of 5
422 La Trobe Terrace, Newtown, VIC
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Located in Newtown, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Kardinia Park and GMHBA Stadium. Little Creatures Brewery and Geelong Performing Arts Center are ...

4/5Very Good! (267 reviews)
Kardinia Park stay

"Good accommodation for the price, central to everything in Geelong. Basic but good for a bed for the night. Parking very tight."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Kardinia Park Motel
Golden Palms Motel
3.5 out of 5
234 Torquay Rd, Grovedale, VIC
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Located in Grovedale, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre and Future Sparrovale ...

4.4/5Excellent! (206 reviews)

"It's proximity to Tucker's Funeral Home. We could walk to the venue."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Golden Palms Motel
Parkwood Motel and Apartments
3.5 out of 5
8 Lily Street, Corner of Shannon Ave & Ballarat Rd, Hamlyn Heights, VIC
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Located in Hamlyn Heights, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Islamic Society of Geelong and Geelong Golf Course. Rippleside Park and Deakin University ...

4.3/5Excellent! (218 reviews)

"Very good really nice clean room"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Parkwood Motel and Apartments
Hacienda Motel Geelong
3.5 out of 5
15 Mt Pleasant Rd, Belmont, VIC
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Located in Belmont, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of GMHBA Stadium, Kardinia Park, and Little Creatures Brewery. Balyang Sanctuary and Geelong Performing ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (58 reviews)

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Reviewed on Feb 15, 2015

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Rydges Geelong

Rydges Geelong

4 out of 5
Cnr Gheringhap & Myers St, Geelong, VIC
The price is $97 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13
3.7/5Good! (949 reviews)

"Clean and convenient location to city centre & amenities"…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2021

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R Hotel Geelong

R Hotel Geelong

4 out of 5
10 Bellerine Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is $152 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
4.8/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)

"Love it all, great accessible location, comfiest beds, didn’t want to leave"…"

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2021

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Novotel Geelong

Novotel Geelong

4 out of 5
10-14 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, VIC
The price is $147 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.2/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"Fantastic location and great service, the staff couldn’t be more helpful, very modern and clean room’s"…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Novotel Geelong
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Geelong Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 5 affordable motels in Geelong among more than 30 hotels and other lodging choices. When you pick one of these cheaper accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash to use on your vacation.

By saving on your room price, you can enjoy all that Geelong has to offer. Adventure Park Geelong, Barwon Heads Golf Club, and Bell's Beach are some of the popular places you can visit in the larger area.

Fun fact: The word "motel" was invented in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel. Often just a story or two, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot.

Listed below are some of our customers’ favorite Geelong motels available to book:

Eastern Sands Motel

  • Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of Deakin University.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant and free parking, as well as room amenities like WiFi.

Belmercer Motel

  • Free parking and a coffee shop are available during your stay, along with room amenities like an LCD TV.
  • It's located within a quick 1-minute drive of Deakin University.

Best Western Admiralty Motor Inn

  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of Deakin University.

Best Western Geelong Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments

  • It's located within a quick 2-minute drive of Deakin University.
  • An indoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like an LCD TV.

Bay City(Geelong) Motel

  • Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of Deakin University.
  • Enjoy access to the free parking, along with in-room amenities like a kitchenette.

Things to Do in Geelong

In this walkable area, you can check out the shops and enjoy the bars while you're sightseeing. Visitors to Geelong like its beaches and cafés.

Here are favorite places in and around Geelong:

  • Adventure Park Geelong
  • Barwon Heads Golf Club
  • Bell's Beach

Enjoy nature with a stop at:

  • Steampacket Gardens
  • Bay and Peninsulas

You'll find these family-friendly attractions in the area:

  • Waterworld
  • Warbird Air Adventures

Geelong is also popular for its:

  • Theme parks
  • Parks
  • Theater
  • Excursions

Best Time to Visit Geelong

Determine the optimal time to visit Geelong by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically February and January, while July and June are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 77° F and nighttime temperatures average 50° F
  • April-June: 69° F is the daytime average and 41° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 62° F and nighttime averages are around 41° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 73° F during the day and 44° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 0.79 inches in a year

How to Get to Geelong and Around the Area

Geelong Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) Airport 10.4 mi (16.8 km)
Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) Airport 41.3 mi (66.5 km)
Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) Airport 42.5 mi (68.4 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Geelong?
When you save on your room price, you can make the most of what Geelong has to offer. In the area, favorite places to visit include Adventure Park Geelong.
What is a motel?
At most motels, you’re likely to find free parking and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the popularity of car travel and road trip vacations, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Geelong?
Parkside Motel Geelong: If driving, you’ll be within 20 minutes of Adventure Park Geelong. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Eastern Sands City Centre: A restaurant and a bar are available during your stay, along with room amenities like WiFi. You’ll be located within 17 minutes of Adventure Park Geelong by car. Belmercer Motel: Enjoy access to the free WiFi and coffee shop, as well as room amenities like a microwave. If driving, you’ll be within 23 minutes of Adventure Park Geelong. Sphinx Hotel Motel: You’ll be located within 25 minutes of Adventure Park Geelong by car. 3 bars and a restaurant are available during your stay, along with room amenities like air conditioning. Abbotswood Motor Inn: If driving, you’ll be within 21 minutes of Adventure Park Geelong. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
How many motels should I expect to find in Geelong?
You can select from 18 low-cost motels in Geelong.
What things can I to do in Geelong?
Take time to check out the shops and enjoy the beaches in this walkable area while you’re sightseeing. Those visiting Geelong like its bars and cafés. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Kardinia Park, Eastern Beach Swimming Enclosure, and Fairy Park. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Waterworld, Adventure Park Geelong, and Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park. Some historical places you might want to see include Old Geelong Gaol, The Heights Heritage House and Garden, and Lara Heritage and Historical Museum.
What's the weather like in Geelong?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Geelong to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually February and January with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 50°F. Average annual precipitation for Geelong is 22 inches.
What are my options for getting around Geelong when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Geelong to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Melbourne Airport (MEL), which is located 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away from the heart of the city. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Avalon Airport (AVV), which is 10.4 mi (16.8 km) away. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from South Geelong Station, Marshall Station, or North Shore Station.

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