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Stopping into Apollo Bay on a Great Ocean Road trip or using the seaside town as a gateway to Great Otway National Park? Luckily there are plenty of places to stay. Compare your options, including which sites let you use coupon codes to save and offer free cancellation.

Best cheap accommodation in Apollo Bay

Some of the cheapest accommodation options include Apollo Bay Eco Yha, Beachcomber Motel & Apartments and Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn. Each of these properties cost under $200 a night, offering comfortable living spaces and close proximity to the water.

Our top pick: Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn

Our top pick: Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn from Finder Hotels

  • Location: 173 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233
  • Features: Modern design, waterfront location, terrace and million-dollar views without the cost
  • Price: From $171 a night
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Best pet-friendly accommodation in Apollo Bay

Bring your pup along to stays including Beach Gum, Beeches by the Sea and Apollo's. These properties offer close proximity to the Apollo Bay, Skenes Creek and Marengo beaches which offer seasonal access for leashed dogs. Be sure to check the full details with the local council.

Our top pick: Beeches by the Sea

Our top pick: Beeches by the Sea from Finder Hotels

  • Location: 9 Cawood Street, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233
  • Features: Backyard with grassed area for zoomies, outdoor seating area and cozy living space.
  • Price: From $236 a night
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Best luxury accommodation in Apollo Bay

Stays such as Eagle Ridge, The Lane House and Beach and Reef offer a touch of luxury to your Apollo Bay getaway. Between beachside bliss and hillside escapes, each of these homes feature generous living spaces, outdoor dining areas and picturesque views.

Our top pick: Beach and Reef

Our top pick: Beach and Reef from Finder Hotels

  • Location: 3C Telford Street, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233
  • Features: Waterfront views, open plan living room and kitchen, large balcony, fireplace, electric BBQ and spa.
  • Price: From $1,107 a night
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How did we pick these Apollo Bay hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Apollo Bay hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

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Where to stay in and around Apollo Bay

  • Apollo Bay town: For access to the beach, shops and restaurants. Hostel stays are also available in town.
  • Marengo: For quiet self-contained accommodation, south-west of Apollo Bay.
  • Skenes Creek: For beachfront camping and holiday home options east of Apollo Bay.

Where to book your Apollo Bay hotel

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Wotif - Apollo Bay
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Which sites let me book Apollo Bay accommodation with free cancellation?

These sites let you make a refundable booking for your trip to Apollo Bay, so there's less risk of losing the cost of your stay or deposit. Some sites only offer free cancellation on select Apollo Bay hotels or at a slightly higher rate, so it's best to check the terms on your booking before confirming your stay.

Most sites, like Wotif or Expedia, will clearly state whether each Apollo Bay hotel is non-refundable.

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Which sites let me use a coupon code to book Apollo Bay accommodation?

Using one of our coupon codes at these sites will save you money on your Apollo Bay stay. Some may ask you to pay for your stay upfront rather than on arrival in order to apply the code to your Apollo Bay booking, but the same cancellation policy does apply so if you are able to cancel, you'll be able to get refunded.

Which sites let me book Apollo Bay accommodation without a credit card?

If you don't have a credit card to make your Apollo Bay booking, but would like to reap the rewards of one, compare credit cards that offer hotel rewards here.

Which Apollo Bay hotel booking sites have rewards programs?

Get access to cheaper prices, collect points toward free stays and get extra perks like Wi-Fi or breakfast if you book your Apollo Bay accommodation on sites like these:

  • Wotif: Part of the same family, Wotif lets you access the same benefits as the Expedia Rewards program. You'll get access to lower rates and earn points, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Depending on how often you make bookings, you'll be able to get bigger discounts and earn more perks like breakfast.
  • Agoda: PointsMAX lets you earn up to 6,000 points for your stay that you can put toward a preferred loyalty or frequent flyer program, including KrisFlyer and Velocity.
  • Trip.com: Trip Coins is Trip.com's rewards program where you can earn $1 for every 100 Trip Coins. It's free to join the program. Membership tiers from Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond have different perks to enjoy.
  • Hotels.com: Collect one stamp for every night's stay. Once you stay for 10 nights, you'll be able to redeem one free night up to the average value of your previous 10 nights.
  • Expedia.com.au: Access lower rates as a member and earn Expedia points on bookings, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Different levels of membership get you access to deeper discounts and perks, such as free breakfasts.
  • Marriott: The Marriott Bonvoy Benefits program lets you earn points towards free nights, access special member rates, get free Wi-Fi with your stay and check into your room via the mobile app. There are different status levels depending on how often you stay, starting with Silver Elite (10 nights per year).

Want to see where else you can stay along Great Ocean Road and what there is to do? Read our guide on more Great Ocean Road hotels, get road trip itinerary inspiration and find the best things to do along the way.

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