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Welcome to Port Albert Motel..... Your Place To Anchor

On behalf of the team at Port Albert Motel we would like to wish you a warm welcome and trust your stay with us will be a comfortable one.


Check out all of our local information in our compendium and please don't hesitate to reach out to us on 0448 789 177 if you have any questions.

If you share your holiday fun on social media, feel free to tag us at  @portalbertmotel on Instagram or Facebook.

Thank you for choosing to stay at Port Albert Motel. We hope you enjoy your stay and we wish you happy and safe travels in beautiful Gippsland. 

Town Map

Port Albert Map

Things to See & Do in Gippsland...

Things to See & Do in Gippsland...

Fishing & Boating

Port Albert

Port Albert Boat Ramp

Port Albert Boat Hire - 0428 172 365   
Port Albert Fishin' Charters - 0409 793 714

Port Albert Yacht Club - 0428 825 020

Port Albert General Store - (03) 5183 2442

(For Bait, Ice & Fuel)


Wildlife Coast Cruises

Wilsons Promontory Cruises

Castim by the Jetty
Cafe Aga Mural


Port Albert Fresh Seafoods - 0498 659 005

Port Albert Fish & Chip Co. - (03) 5183 2107

196 Fish & Chips (Yarram) - (03) 5182 5196

Old Bakery Pizza (Yarram) - (03) 5182 6022

Cafe & Bakeries

Cafe AGA (Yarram) - (03) 5182 5198

Federal Coffee Palace (Yarram) - (03) 5182 6464

Hendos Take Away - 0459 527 343

Yarram Bakery - (03) 5182 6488

Yarram Plaza Bakery - (03) 5182 5299

Restaurants & Pubs

VerSicilia Ristorante (Port Albert) - (03) 4102 8984

Alberton Hotel (Alberton) - (03) 5183 2234
Yarram Country Club (Yarram) - (03) 5182 5399
Commercial Hotel (Yarram) - (03) 5182 5419
Bull Bar & Gallery (Yarram) - 0418 990 637

Woodside Beach Hotel (Woodside) - (03) 5187 1325

Welshpool Hotel - (03) 5688 1309

Pier Port Hotel (Port Welshpool) - (03) 5688 1333

Lucky Dragon Chinese - (Yarram) - (03) 5182 6016

Beer, Wine & Cider
Burra Brewing Co (Korumburra) - (03) 5658 1446

Loch Brewery & Distillery (Loch) - 0414 590 474

Bullant Brewery (Bruthen) - (03) 5157 5307

Sailors Grave Brewing (Orbost)

Carrajung Estate (Willung South) - (03) 5194 2215

Harman Wines - (Wattle Bank) - (03) 5611 3857
Dirty Three Wines (Inverloch) - (03) 5606 8128

South Gippsland Drink Trail

Central Gippsland DrinkTrail

Gurney's Cidery (Foster) - 0423 039 863

* Several pubs in Yarram provide a courtesy bus – call directly to confirm availability particularly mid-week. For directions please ask our Manager, or search online.

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family
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Christ Church Tarraville
Arts, Culture & Heritage 

Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum - (03) 5183 2520

Historic Cemetery (Alberton) - (03) 5184 1231

Historic Church (Tarraville) - (03) 5182 5117

Port Welshpool Maritime Museum - 0413 199 776

Port of Sale Heritage Cruises

Bataluk Cultural Trail

Yarram Murals (Heesco Town)

Port Albert to Tarra Trail
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Visitors Centre

General Stores

Port Albert Service Station & General Store - (03) 5183 2442

Alberton General Store - (03) 5183 2259

Woodside Service Station - (03) 5597 6570


Woolworths (Yarram) - (03) 5182 5499

Foodworks (Yarram) - (03) 5182 5003


Interiors by Jade (Port Albert) - 0423 968 896
Port Albert Art Gallery - (03) 5183 2588

(closed seasonally)

Yarram Bargain Centre - (03) 5182 6266

Yarram Mens Shed

If you are looking for something to do during your stay, please see below a list of details of local activities to enjoy...

During your stay...

If you require any further information, please don't hesitate to contact our Manager on 0448 789 177.

During your stay

Free Wi-Fi for general internet browsing is available for your use. The Wi-Fi password is located on the microwave or by calling the Manager on 0448 789 177.

The password changes periodically.

Dish Washing

You are not expected to wash your own dishes. There is a dish washing kit provided in the cupboard for your convenience.

Alternatively, you can place your dirty dishes in the bucket provided outside your front door, and our cleaning staff will take care of it. 

House Keeping

Your room will not be cleaned during your stay for your privacy & security.

If you require your room to be made up (e.g. beds made, room vacuumed, fresh towels etc.) this can be arranged by request with our Manager by calling 0448 789 177. Additional blankets, pillows, crockery etc. are in the cupboards. Please call our Manager if you require any additional items e.g. towels, amenities, extra tea bags etc. 

Items available upon request

If you require anything else during your stay, please call 0448 789 177.

Examples of other items include: Iron, Hairdryers & Kids Toys

Cooking Appliances

We have a range of cooking appliances available for use during your stay (e.g. kettle, toaster, sandwich grill, microwave). We have also provided a limited range of containers and utensils, located in the drawers.


For guest safety, preparation of food in guest rooms by any type of cooking appliance is prohibited, excluding appliances provided by Port Albert Motel. A minimum fee of $200 may be charged for cooking in room. This includes hot plates, rice cookers, open flames, heating appliances or other similar items intended for cooking. 

Please do not bring hot pans/pots etc. inside the room, that you have cooked with outside - We have heat damage to our lino floor due to guests putting hot pans on the floor. 

Mini Bar

Alcoholic beverages must not be distributed to minors under 18 years of age. Please notify our Manager if you have used our mini bar service. Payment can be made by credit card over the phone, or credit card/cash in person at check out. If items from the mini bar have been opened/consumed, you will be charged accordingly.


Please drink responsibly.

BBQ Area

A BBQ has been provided for your use during your stay. Please use the baking paper provided on the hot plate to help keep it clean for the next quest. Please place used BBQ utensils in the bags provided (located in plastic tub under BBQ). Do not place hot cooking materials on the ground, the flooring will be damaged by the heat.  The BBQ cannot be used on Total Fire Ban days.

Power Points

Please do not unplug any of the electrical equipment (e.g. fridge) around the bench. There are spare power points behind the beds for your usage. These can be used to charge your phones & other electronic devices.

Room Keys

Lost Keys: If you lose your room key, please call 0448 789 177 to arrange a replacement. Lost room keys will incur a charge of $20.00

Checking out: When you check out, please leave your room key on the microwave, lock & close the door behind you.

DVD Hire

All rooms include a DVD player. You can borrow a DVD from our cupboard on the motel veranda, there is no charge. Please return DVDs to the cupboard when you are finished with them.

Bait Freezer

If you need to store bait & fish, please use the outside freezer located behind the motel (Wharf Street end) or alternatively contact our Manager on 0448 789 177 to discuss options for storage, to avoid odours in our room fridges.

Gas Bottles

Hot water for your showers comes from bottled gas & can take a little while to warm up.  If water does not heat up, please contact our Manager on 0448 789 177 as soon as possible.


Whilst we always ensure we have a spare gas bottle in reserve, the automatic changeover can occasionally fail.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

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Kogan TV Remote Control

Click the image for close up details for the TV Remote Control instructions

Nescafe Coffee Pod Machine

Click the image for close up details of the Coffee Pod Machine instructions

Room Air Conditioner/Heater Remote Instructions

Click the image for close up details of the Air Conditioner/Heater Remote instructions

Please ensure there are no obstructions between the air conditioner front panel & remote control.
Please do not drop or throw the remote control.
Please return remote control to cradle after use.

  1. On/Off

  2. Fan Speed

  3. Left Right Air Flow

  4. Up Down Air Flow

5. Timer

6. Temperature increase/decrease

7. Mode

8. Night Mode

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Select operation Modes
  1. Press on/off to start the operation

  2. Press Mode to select operation.Each press changes the mode in the below order

  3. Press up or down temp to set temperature

  4. Press on/off to stop the operation

Select operation modes
Fan Speed
  1. Press fan to select speed

Each press changes the fan speed in the following order

Fan speed
Airflow direction (up/down)
  1. Press VANE to select airflow up down direction

Each press changes the fan speed in the following order

Airflow direction (up down)
Airflow direction (right/left)
  1. Press Wide VANE to select airflow left right direction

Each press changes the fan speed in the following order

Airflow direction (left right)
Night Mode
  1. Press Night Mode during operation to activate 

  2. Press Night Mode again to turn off

Night Mode changes the brightness, disables beep sound, and limits noise level of outdoor unit

Timer Operation
  1. Press timer on during operation 

  2. Press increase or decrease to set time or timer

  3. Press off cancel to timer

timer operation
Motel Rules and Policies

House Rules & Policies

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House Rules 
  1. Guests and invitees of guests are expected to behave in a manner which is conducive to the safety, comfort and convenience of other guests within the property.

  2. A breach of any house rule may result in the summary eviction of the offender at the discretion of the Manager.

  3. A breach of house rules includes:

    • Noisy, offensive and/or unruly behaviour

    • Damage to, or destruction of property

    • Improper or unseemly conduct

    • Any act or omission which in the opinion of the Manager, adversely affects or brings discredit upon the Manager, Owner or other guests

  4. The Bunk Bed Safety Warning must be adhered to at all times.

Bunk Bed Safety Warning

Falls from elevated beds can be fatal, and deaths have occurred where children have fallen from elevated beds. This is relevant for all ages. The risk is greater for younger children.

Guests should not use the top bunk in the following circumstances:

  • For children under the age of 9 years old should not use the top bunk

  • When intoxicated or affected by medication or drugs

  • If persons are bed wetters or have previously fallen from a bed

The following must be adhered to at all times:

  • Bunks are not to be used as play equipment, and users should not jump on or from the bunks

  • Bunks are not to be moved under any circumstances, as caution must be exercised in relation to overhead ceiling fans

  • Any defects to beds must be reported to the Manager immediately; and 

  • Those guests who have impaired capacity should use caution when using bunk beds

Reservation Policy

Check-In Time 02:00 pm 

Check-out Time 10:00 am 

Upfront payment is required for all bookings.

If you would like to request a late check-out at 11am, please contact the Manager on 0448 789 177 and we will try to accommodate you where possible.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to check-in time on the date of arrival, will result in a forfeiture of the fees for first nights' accommodation. Please contact our Manager on 0448 789 177 to arrange a refund of the balance of your payment.

Pet Friendly Policy

We are pet friendly 'upon request' to 'people friendly' pets outside of the peak holiday periods of Easter and Christmas Holidays. Approval may be allowed in certain circumstances and is strictly only permitted in one particular room as allocated by our Manager and is subject to availability. 

We have agreed for you to bring your 'people friendly' pet on the basis that you follow these rules:

  • Pets must be in good health and free from fleas and ticks. We recommend that pets be undergoing a tick treatment

  • Pets are to be supervised by their owner at all times and are not to be left unattended in the room for any reason

  • Please provide your own bedding, laying mats, feeding bowls etc, for you pet

  • Pets are not allowed on beds in the rooms

  • We appreciate you being outside the room as much as possible with your pet

  • Please be aware of other guests comfort, especially around the BBQ area

  • Remember some people including children may be afraid of animals

  • You are responsible for picking up and disposing of your pet's waste in a sealed plastic bag, and placing it in external rubbish bins

  • Pets must be on a controllable leash at all times when outside the room

  • Pets which are disruptive, aggressive, cause noise or are the subject of a complaint from other guests cannot remain on the premises

  • Pet owners are personally responsible and will compensate Port Albert Motel for any personal injuries and/or property damage or losses in relation to any actions caused by or because of their pet

  • When checking out, please ensure the room is clean and that any pet hair etc. has been removed

Port Albert Motel reserves the right to eject any guests, without a refund, if these rules are not adhered to.

The Woodside Dog Lodge offers short term boarding day care as well as a Vet, if required, and can be contacted on (03) 5187 1164.

Terms and Conditions

For our full terms and conditions click here

Emergency Evac

Emergency Evacuation Map

Motel Location:
37 Wharf Street, Port Albert VIC 3971 




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