Accommodation - Shelter
There are many places to stay along the Great Ocean Road, secluded B&B’s tucked into the hillside, beachfront resorts, convenient motor inns and even a friendly hostel. Accommodation is dotted all over the place but in most concentration around Apollo Bay, Lorne, Torquay, Warrnambool, Port Campbell and Port Fairy. You can find whatever you are looking for but the following places have proved consistently good:
- Torquay Toongahra BnB (Torquay) Sweet and comfortable on a beautiful six acre property with rooms from $130 a night.
- La Perouse Lorne (Lorne) A well decorated, romantic B&B from $200 a night.
- Rayville Boat Houses (Apollo Bay) This unique accommodation lets you hire comfortable and modern boat houses, floating 60 metres from the beach. Imagine it! From $180 a night up to $400.
- Nelson's Perch Bed & Breakfast (Apollo Bay) Clean, close and inviting; a lovely B&B with rooms from $135 a night.
- Great Ocean Ecolodge (Cape Otway) A luxurious environmentally sustainable guest house located within the grounds of The Cape Otway Centre for Conservation Ecology. All profits are reinvested into wildlife conservation, making the cost of the rooms from $320 a night a bit easier to swallow. It's a unique experience, where guests live sustainably and are invited to accompany and assist in the ecologists projects.
- Port Campbell Hostel (Port Campbell) A new and clean hostel with great views of the countryside. Dorms from $29 and private rooms from $37.50.
- Attwood Motor Inn (Warrnambool) A friendly motel and very good value at $86-$147 per night.
- Quamby Homestead (Warrnambool) Stay in an historic homestead built in 1888 in this lovely B&B is set on three acres of gardens, very good value at $150-$185 per double a night.
- The Victoria Apartments (Port Fairy) Classy and modern apartments starting from $130 but increasing depending on availability and season.