1280 Princes Hwy


VIC 3283

The Carleton Inn Motel is a member of the Budget Motel Chain which means our standards are to provide clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to our guests. It is also a perfect base for sight-seeing, swimming, boating, surfing, golf, fishing, sailing, safe beaches, nature walking, whale watching. We are close to the Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail.

The Carleton Inn Motel is situated in the Irish heart of the Western District on Victoria’s famous ‘Shipwreck Coast’. Ideally located just minutes to Killarney Beach and Tower Hill Game Reserve or a short drive to Koroit, the City of Warrnambool and the historic port of Port Fairy. Our budget accommodation is ideal for families too!

Victoria’s best whiting fishing, safe snorkelling and paddling in a natural lagoon, amazing birdlife, a boat ramp and endless beach walking. And don’t forget your surfboard. Lovely clear water and wide-open spaces set the scene for endless ambling. Let the kids run free at the playground then splash into the sea back at the 1km long swimming beach. Site seeing, swimming, boating, surfing, golf, fishing, sailing, safe beaches, nature walking, whale watching are all available in Killarney. Close to Port Fairy and to Warrnambool Rail Trail.

Only 3 kms from the beautiful 18-hole Port Fairy Golf Course, which has spectacular views over Port Fairy and East Beach. Hike the nature trails and picnic in Tower Hill State Game Reserve. The park is only 4 kms from Carleton Inn Motel. Watch for koalas, kangaroos, emus, and waterbirds that roam throughout the reserve. Day trips from Killarney vary from the Grampians, the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, the port of Portland, Cape Nelson Lightstation and Cape Bridgewater seal colonies. Don’t forget to drop into the local wineries along the way.

As a Budget Motel in Port-Fairy, at the Carleton Inn Killarney you will always get the best affordable rates when you book direct for accommodation!

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So Happy With Budget Motels!
"Thank you Jan for making our stay so comfortable. We didn't realise how many Budget Motels there were in Australia and mostly all are so modern"
Sara Brown, Sydney
Great Local Knowledge
"It was good to know you were there looking after us and you helped us with things to see & do in the area we didn't know about."
Ethan Long, Roseville
Yes! The Rooms were all clean
"I am very fussy with the cleanliness of the rooms. I always check out the bathroom first and it was great. Thanks for that. Makes the stay relaxing when you don't need to worry about those types of things!"
Neil James, Engadine
Easier than I thought
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Jackie Goldsmith, Victoria
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John Garner, Morewell
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