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Great Ocean Road hotels and places to stay

Coastal Motel
3.5 out of 5
171 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $56 per night
13.51 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (809 reviews)
Would definitely stay again!

"Great location, walking distance to shops. Freshly renoved, awesome shower! Big spacious room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Coastal Motel
Lorne Bush House Cottages & Eco Retreats
4 out of 5
1860 Deans Marsh Road, Lorne, VIC
The price is $76 per night
29.82 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (92 reviews)

"It is a lovely place to stay. Quiet, very clean, very friendly. Wish we had got there earlier in the day so we could enjoy everything that was on offer."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Lorne Bush House Cottages & Eco Retreats
Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay
4 out of 5
3 Murray Street, Apollo Bay, VIC
The price is $57 per night
13.39 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (538 reviews)

"The staff were so lovely. My room had a view of the water which was lovely."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay
Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
173 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, VIC
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The price is $66 per night
13.51 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (911 reviews)

"Spacious room situated opposite the beach with a balcony to be able enjoy the view. Walkable to the town."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn
The Dolphin Apartments
4.5 out of 5
2 Thomson Street, Apollo Bay, VIC
The price is $177 per night
13.46 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (527 reviews)

"Quiet and comfortable stay. Cleanliness of the floor needs to be improved."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

The Dolphin Apartments
Mantra Lorne
4.5 out of 5
Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, VIC
The price is $100 per night
29.45 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (1,302 reviews)

"I liked all the facilities beautiful grounds nice room but there was no coffee for us to have only jasmine tea a couple of english breakfast sachets otherwise it was very nice"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Mantra Lorne
Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park
3 out of 5
35 Bell St, Torquay, VIC
The price is $93 per night
51.78 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (469 reviews)

"Very handy to central Torquay and beach. Modern, clean, spacious cabin. It's great having self contained facilities on holiday. Very relaxing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park
Cumberland Lorne Resort
4.5 out of 5
150 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $135 per night
29.35 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,568 reviews)

"Super clean, friendly, spacious and convenient. An awesome well priced relaxing get away."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Cumberland Lorne Resort
Peppers The Sands Resort
4.5 out of 5
2 Sands Boulevard, Torquay, VIC
The price is $119 per night
53.86 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Views of golf course. Staff friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Peppers The Sands Resort
Torquay Holiday Park
2 out of 5
55 Surf Coast Highway, Torquay, VIC
The price is $74 per night
51.92 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (362 reviews)

"Great for kids and close to everything .... good place to chill"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

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Visiting Great Ocean Road

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Great Ocean Road, and visitors give high marks for the beaches and relaxing spas. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its rainforests. Top sights in the city include Great Otway National Park, Twelve Apostles, and Johanna Beach. In Great Ocean Road, there are 858 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Great Ocean Road

Cultural venues in the city include Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Old Cable Station Museum, and Allansford Cheese World Museum. Attractions like Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park, and Lorne Sea Baths are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Cape Otway Lightstation, Erskine Falls, and London Bridge Lookout.

In Great Ocean Road, there are 858 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Anchors Port Campbell - This 4.5-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale.
  • Captains At The Bay - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this B&B. With a stay at this 4.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Farmhouse Flat Pet Friendly - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a library, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its quiet location and helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Great Ocean Road include Great Otway National Park, Twelve Apostles, and Johanna Beach.

Getting Around Great Ocean Road

If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Winchelsea Station, Sherwood Park Station, or Warrnambool Station. Great Ocean Road might not have very many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Great Ocean Road

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 68°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 56°F
  • From April to June, the average is 63°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 58°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 65°F as the daytime average and 50°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Great Ocean Road is 31.85 inches
  • February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 67°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 48°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Great Ocean Road?
Captains At The Bay is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star property offers free WiFi and concierge services. Traveler reviews also recommend Southern Anchorage Retreat and RACV Torquay Resort as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Great Ocean Road, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Great Ocean Road.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Great Ocean Road?
To access more information about updating your trip to Great Ocean Road or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Great Ocean Road?
Based on reviews, City Central Apartments is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include The Beachfront Motel and City Heart Motel.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Great Ocean Road?
Discovery Parks – Warrnambool is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a free kids’ club. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Blue Whale Motor Inn & Apartments and Beachfront Resort Torquay. Attractions like Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park and Lorne Sea Baths are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Great Ocean Road?
Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs is a favorite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features private balconies and satellite TV. Another good option for a stay with your sweetheart is Mantra Lorne.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Great Ocean Road?
Apollo Bay Backpackers is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and laundry facilities for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Great Ocean Road?
Captains At The Bay is a top 3.5-star beach apartment with free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your beach trip include Peppers The Sands Resort and Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Johanna Beach or Anglesea Surf Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Great Ocean Road?
Cumberland Lorne Resort is a 4.5-star apartment with an indoor pool and 3 cafés, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. 7 Falls Apartments and Acquus Zinga are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Great Ocean Road?
Gallery Apartments is a favorite 4-star apartment with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring an outdoor pool and free parking.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Great Ocean Road?
Torquay Holiday Park is a property featuring an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Visit Anglesea Golf Club, Lorne Country Club, or Torquay Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What are some hotels with pools in Great Ocean Road?
Great Ocean Road Resort is a popular 4-star aparthotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and a full-service spa. Other choices that feature an onsite pool include Fig Tree Holiday Village and Torquay Tropicana Motel.

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