Otway Gate Motel News

Refurbishment reviews

February 9, 2017Just thought I would share one page of reviews we received for the summer holiday season.  We are very happy with the response we are getting from our almost completed refurbishment. Please just click on the link below to view. reviews (2)

2016 Certificate of Excellence

May 27, 2016  We have just been awarded the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor. Thank you to all our guests that took the time to review our Motel.  It is surprising that even though we are only just past the half way mark with the renovations some guests believe the older rooms are the new rooms. ...
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Spring in Colac and the Otways

September 3, 2015Well spring is here and as you drive around Colac there are already plenty of trees in blossom and garden beds full of daffodils. Colac Botanic Gardens are always immaculate with the very impressive array of trees, floral garden beds, native gardens and the many walking paths.  Colac itself has some beautiful historic buildings so...
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Otway National Park accommodation

August 18, 2015The Otway Gate Motel in Colac is the gateway to the Otways.  This is a beautiful time of year to visit the Otway National Park and we have accommodation to suit all needs. Waterfalls are  flowing at peak and the forest is fresh and green.  You have not experienced true peace and quiet until you are standing under...
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Colac Accommodation – Keeping up with guest expectations

July 17, 2015Rooms when first purchased motel. Over the past 12 years we have seen many changes to our business.  Most of these, you the guest don’t see, but it is a constant and never ending process.  Our first task when we bought this business was to replace all the beds (in a hurry) and gut and tile the...
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We offer Victoria’s Red Rock accommodation

April 9, 2015Any visit to south-west Victoria simply isn’t complete without a trip to the internationally acclaimed Red Rock, part of the impressively named Kanawinka Geopark and about 10 minutes out of Colac. Red Rock stands out on the region’s flat volcanic plains and although it might be the ideal place to capture a scenic snapshot, that certainly...
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An Otway National Park accommodation option

March 2, 2015Summer has ended, taking with it the sunshine, heat and many of the coastal-loving visitors who flock to our region’s beautiful beaches to soak up the sun and cool down in the Southern Ocean. But while the end of summer means the end of beach-lovers, it doesn’t mean that the region loses its appeal –...
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Family accommodation in the Otways

December 20, 2014Otway Gate Motel in Colac has a variety of room sizes to suit most families. From 1 traveller to a family of 7. Our family rooms can sleep up to 6 people with 2 double beds and 2 single beds. A bunk room can cater for the 2 adults 2 kids family or interconnecting rooms...
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Red Rock Accommodation at the Otway Gate Motel

May 21, 2013The Red Rock lookout, 12 km from your Red Rock accommodation Colac, is one of Australia’s youngest volcanoes. Forty separate eruption points have been found, and many of the craters are now full of water. The area is the third largest volcanic plain in the world and estimated to be 8,000 years old. The volcanic...
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Birregurra Markets

April 2, 2013On the second Sunday of every month from November to April is the Birregurra Markets. Quality craft and amazing local produce. The last fair for this season will be held on Sunday the 14th April 2013.