Welcome to The Bay Motel

Gateway to the Mornington Peninsula

From December 11 2020, the Victorian Government is offering a Regional Travel Voucher Scheme for Victorians to come and visit regional Victoria. Victorians who receive a voucher and spend at least $400 on accommodation, attractions or tours during their stay will be eligible to receive a reimbursement of $200 on presentation of receipts.

The Bay Motel – Safety Beach’s combination of one and two bedroom suites is perfectly located within walking distance (250mt) to one of Port Phillip Bay’s finest family friendly beaches, and a wide variety of Dromana’s cafes, restaurants and bars. Its central Mornington Peninsula location also makes it the perfect accommodation base to explore the myriad of fine wineries, golf courses, national parks and art galleries the region has on offer.

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Our Rooms

The Bay Motel features 26 rooms in a variety of configurations, and is suited to the corporate traveller, couples and families alike.

The Queen

  • Occupancy: 2 Person(s)
  • Bed: Queen
  • En-suite: Yes
  • Wifi: Included
  • Courtyard: Selected Rooms
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Premium Queen

  • Occupancy: 2+ Person(s)
  • Bed: Queen
  • En-suite: Yes
  • Wifi: Included
  • Spa: Selected Rooms
  • Espresso Machine:Yes
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Premium Queen Single

  • Occupancy: 3 Person(s)
  • Bed: Queen + Single
  • En-suite: Yes
  • Wifi: Included
  • Espresso Machine: Yes
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Family Divided Room

  • Occupancy: 5-6 Person(s)
  • Bed: Queen + Bunks/Singles
  • En-suite: Yes
  • Wifi: Included
  • Courtyard: Selected Rooms
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Family Suite

  • Occupancy: 2-4 Person(s)
  • Bed: Queen + x2 singles
  • En-suite: Yes
  • Wifi: Included
  • Espresso Machine:Yes
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Frequently Asked Questions

Our reception hours are 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week.

We also offer contactless check-in if you would like it. Just ring before arrival, and we will let you know what room you are in and where to get the keys.

Check-in time is 2pm, however, if you arrive earlier, luggage storage is available and you’re welcome to utilize our motel facilities. A request for early check-in can be made with Reservations but cannot be guaranteed.

Check out time is 10am. Depending on availability an extended checkout maybe available until 11am. Requests for checkouts after 11am will incur a fee.

Yes it always best to book directly with us. We can offer you better rates than if you book with a 3rd party site.


Location was perfect. Rooms were very spacious and super clean. Friendly staff. Would definitely come again....

Sanne - Dec 25, 2020

What a fantastic motel! Perfectly located to easily take advantage of everything the Mornington Peninsula has to offer....

Andrew - November 2020

Great location close to amenities beach clean room comfortable bed. Josie and Frank go above and beyond....

John - December 2020

Very nice room with high quality fittings. The room was very clean, the bathroom was spacious and the bed was comfortable. Very friendly service....

Clarissa - 9 December 2020

The location was great in relation to nearness to shops & the beach. The rooms were very clean & neat. We felt very safe (re covid expect...

Mcdonald - 1 December 2020

Great staff & service, amenities and facilities.  Friendly reception service, great COVID compliance and clean, modern rooms....

Krish - Carnegie VIC

A beautiful place to stay. Rooms are stylish and clean, staff are very courteous and prices are very affordable....

Damien - March 2020

Nice and clean place. Our family loved it.....

Dushyantha - Jan 2020

A lovely, modern, renovated motel. Rooms were fresh and clean, and felt like everything was brand new. Very comfortable bed, great bathroom, and ...

Beatrice - Feb 2020

We had a 4 night stay over the weekend for a Wedding on the Mornington Peninsula. The Bay Motel was recommended to us by friends. Checked in late...

Tracey - November 2019

Book direct today and look forward to a relaxing stay with us

Call Us On +61 (03) 5987 2311 or Email bookings@thebaymotel.com.au

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Latest News

Book Direct & SAVE

January 3, 2021 Comments Off

Did you know that if you book your stay with us directly then you are going to get the best rate on the internet? Not only that you will also receive: Complimentary early check-in* or late check-out* Complimentary upgrade* from a Standard Queen to a Deluxe Queen on arrival Free Wi-Fi Free onsite parking Personalised

Stay & Bathe Package Launch

December 14, 2019 Comments Off

The Bay Motel is excited to announce the Stay and Bathe package.  From just $265 per couple you can spend the night at The Bay Motel,  and receive priority admission to the Bath House bathing area at Peninsula Hot Springs. Checkout the Special Offers page for all the details.  

The Bay Stay, & Fish Package

November 29, 2019 Comments Off

The Bay Motel is excited to announce that we have teamed up with the award winning crew at Fish N Trips in Mornington to create the Bay Stay, & Fish package.  For just $349 per couple you can spend the night at The Bay Motel, indulge in a five-hour fishing trip with the Peninsulas finest

Peninsula Business Awards Finalist

April 16, 2018 Comments Off

We are excited to announce that The Bay Motel is a finalist in the 2018 Mornington Peninsula Business Awards. The Peninsula Business Awards supports and recognises small businesses across the Mornington Peninsula Shire and the Frankston Region. Offering a unique opportunity to highlight the region’s most outstanding small businesses, the awards seek to recognise the