The Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Port Lincoln, South Australia

Bag yourself a peace-inducing stay in Port Lincoln by booking a room at Bay 10
Bag yourself a peace-inducing stay in Port Lincoln by booking a room at Bay 10 | © Bay10 / Expedia
Photo of Adejoke Adeboyejo
13 December 2021
View

They call it the seafood capital of Australia – Port Lincoln, on the Lower Eyre Peninsula of south Australia. It stands right on Boston Bay, and there’s so much to explore in this coastal paradise. Discover epic beaches, dine on seafood and dive with great white sharks. Take time to tour Coffin Bay Oyster farm, and experience nature and wildlife at Glen-Forest Tourist Park and Lincoln National Park. Read on to discover the best places to stay in Port Lincoln – all bookable on Culture Trip.

Marina Hotel and Apartments, for a tranquil spot by Lincoln Cove Marina

A snug guestroom at Marina Hotel and Apartments with a double bed, over which hangs a black-and-white photo
© Marina Hotel and Apartments / Expedia
Right on Lincoln Cove Marina is this fine waterfront hotel, with 11 self-contained marina-view apartments with three and four bedrooms, as well as 14 luxury suites. The rooms have large windows that let in plenty of natural light and are impeccably furnished in pale-wood and bleached-out fabrics with dashes of stripes on chairs and pillows. Have you meals looking over the stunning waterfront; the hotel majors in modern-Australian cuisine and has both indoor and outdoor dining. The diverse menu includes a variety of seafood and house-made pizzas. There’s also an extensive wine menu big on locally made wines, along with other treats.

Port Lincoln Hotel, for sea and city views

An outdoor swimming pool at Port Lincoln Hotel with views over Boston Bay
© Port Lincoln Hotel / Booking.com
Here’s a modern luxury hotel that rolls out 111 rooms and is a standout building on the cityscape. There are seven room types, some with watery views and some looking over the city. Each is a stylish essay in large windows and contemporary light colour palettes, balanced by colourful furnishings, wall lights and subtle decorative art. Don’t miss the magic of Sarin’s Restaurant, where various foodstuffs from around the Eyre Peninsula are reworked into amazing dishes. Also check out Sarin’s Bar & Foreshore and Sharkys, where you can dine and have drinks.

Bay 10, for a central location

A waterfront dining space by Boston Bay at Bay 10 with a wooden table on a patio
© Bay10 / Expedia
This waterfront affair is beautifully located, right in the heart of Port Lincoln. Choose from a selection of generously proportioned accommodation types, among them deluxe two-bedroom apartments, ocean-view suites, a superior waterfront apartment and standard guest rooms. All are done stylishly in white with surgically clean laminate flooring and sumptuous, contemporary furnishings. Nearby you’ll find great restaurants, and you’ll never run out of things to do around here, what with the surfing, coastal safaris and swimming with sea lions.

Blue Sea Motel, for peace by Boston Bay

A simple yet cosy room at Blue Sea Motel with a double bed, sofa and fridge
© Blue Seas Motel / Expedia
You’ll love the calm and welcoming ambience of this charming hotel overlooking Boston Bay – and it’s just a short walk from the cafes, shops and restaurants that make Port Lincoln such a vibrant place. Blue Sea offers singles, doubles, triples and quad rooms, all with cream colour palettes, and equipped with flatscreen TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities and reverse-cycle air conditioning. All that and you’ll get breathtaking views of Boston Bay in all the front-facing rooms. And there’s never a dull moment around here – you might visit Glen-Forest Tourist Park, take a tour of Port Lincoln or swim with cute sea lions in the crystal clear, sheltered waters of Seal Cove on the Eyre Peninsula.

Port Lincoln YHA, for style on a budget

A bunk bed room at Port Lincoln YHA with a double bed on the bottom and a single on top, plus wooden floors
© Port Lincoln YHA / Expedia
Everyone’s welcome at Port Lincoln YHA, whether you’re a group of friends, a vacationing family or a lone adventurer. This budget motel in London Street sells two types of family rooms, twin rooms, queen rooms and 42 beds in co-share rooms. There’s a lounge for relaxation, a TV and games room, an outdoor deck, barbecue area and table tennis. Self-cater in the kitchen if you fancy shopping locally – catering can also be arranged if you’re feeling idle. There are also many fun activities around here, including swimming, surfing, great white shark cage diving and exploring natural parks.

Limani Motel, for beautiful bay views

A sea-view room at Limani Motel with a double bed and a desk with two, red chairs
© Limani Motel / Expedia
This three-star beauty is the dream base from which to explore the Eyre Peninsula. All 21 rooms are spacious, with panoramic views overlooking Boston Bay, and look the designer part, with beautiful white walls, large windows, contemporary furniture and gorgeous fixtures. From here, you can discover wonderful local wines, restaurants, cafes or treat yourself to adventures that make Port Lincoln unique, such as oyster tasting at Coffin Bay Oyster Farm, a coastal safari or a spot of adrenaline-high shark cage diving.

Hilton Motel, for a wide range of rooms on Boston Bay

A beach-side patio at Hilton Motel with two chairs and a table with a bottle of wine and two glasses
© Hilton Motel / Expedia
You’ll find Hilton Motel on the foreshore of Boston Bay – the USP is the 45 rooms with direct beach access. It’s just a five-minute walk to a stack of cafes, restaurants and shopping centres, so you’re in for an exciting time here. There’s a variety of accommodation styles to suit individuals, couples and families, from the standard room to the ocean-view spa suite. The rooms are serene, with modern neutral tones and floor-to-ceiling windows among the elements that make the motel such a memorable place to stay.

First Landing Motel, for family-friendly base

Motel
305545713 First Landing Motel
© First Landing Motel / Booking.com
This place was named for the first landing of settlers at a nearby site now home to the Axel Stenross Maritime Museum – the motel was established in 1964. Here you’ve got a choice of three room types: double, family and twin. All are warm and homely, and the family room has a double bed and two single beds. Whichever you opt for, you’ll have coffee-making facilities, a toaster and a microwave. For more serious meals and drinks, there are a choice of restaurants, cafes and bars nearby.

Cookies Policy

We and our partners use cookies to better understand your needs, improve performance and provide you with personalised content and advertisements. To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK"