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Captains Retreat

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a cousins weekend with 12 of us fully booking the place out including the cottage next door. The shared lounge space was perfect for us all to sit and chat as well as it being the place where the delicious breakfast was served. There were glases to use, a fridge if needed and plenty of plates etc...we had...

Thank chocolatefriend
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is such a lovely surprise I shouldn't say anything but keep it a secret!! Beautifully appointed rooms and very comfy beds!! In a perfect part of Williamstown with very close and easy access to shops and eateries. Perfectly cooked scrambled eggs for breakfast together with yoghurt, fruit salad and freshly cooked cake. Highly Recommend the Captain's Retreat for a...

Thank X3531SLdebbieb
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at The Captains Retreat on about four occasions. Each time we have had the cottage which is perfect for two adults and two children. Comfortable beds, a nice lounge room and small but functional kitchen. The location is excellent, close to all the great restaurants Williamstown has to offer. Melissa and her team are fantastic, super helpful.

Thank SBR227
Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Captain's Retreat was a very enjoyable stay. Located in perfect central position. Pleasant and helpful hosts. Beautifully furnished and decorated. Comfortable bed. Enjoyable, tasty cooked breakfast. Would have loved to have stayed longer than on e night. Christine F

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

After our car broke down in Altona we used trip advisor to find Captains Retreat accomodation in Williamstown. Melissa the owner was wonderfully welcoming to us and even offered to drive us to supermarket to buy essentials. Accommodation is Beautiful old style, elegant and cosy. Great recommendation for dinner also at Anchorage. The retreat is so relaxing after a very...

Thank Viv B
Cabanas, Portugal
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stayed at one of the apartments on the Strand for 3 months. The apartment gave you views across the Yarra to Melbourne which were truly amazing. As for the apartment we found it was comfortable clean and all that you needed for either a long or short stay. Location was ideal and as you watched life go by from...

Thank Gary H
Melissa M, Owner at Captains Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Gary, Everyone loves this apartment with north facing views from all rooms towards the Yarra and the Westgate bridge so it is a lovely light, airy apartment. You were very easy guests. We love that!! Best wishes for your future travels. Melissa

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We started our stay in Australia here and it was everything we could have wished for in top class accommodation. The home of Melissa is welcoming, tasteful and so comfortable. I use the term Home as the label B&B just does not do this wonderful place justice. We stayed in the Lysanda Suite for our first stay and ended our...

Thank JenJim228
Melissa M, Owner at Captains Retreat, responded to this review

Oh what a lovely review! Thanks for that. And you really get extra points for loving Leo. I took a beautiful photo of him today. I hesitate about putting it on the website though because maybe non-cat-lovers might think he is allowed in the guest part of the house (not so!). I'm so pleased you mentioned the rooms you stayed...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Whenever I travel to Melbourne for work this is my "go to" accommodation. It is so good that when my wife & I travelled to Melbourne for a holiday we also stayed here. Melissa and the team are incredibly welcoming, the building is unique and wonderfully restored and appointed. There is always something to discover here. Beds are super comfortable....

Thank Peter G
Melissa M, Owner at Captains Retreat, responded to this review

Hello Peter G, I wonder which Peter you are?? Thanks for pushing the cat out of the bag! We appreciate you taking the time to say such nice things! Wait till you try our newest staff member Duang's poached eggs. She loves to add interesting little extras like caramelised onions or paprika or pesto ..... watch this space. She's only...

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Melissa is really nice to me and the house give me a big surprise. Many amazing things in corner. And the room is clean. The balcony is beautiful. I love the breakfast and the garden as well. I will definitely come back. I also took some photos it really great I love this place.

Thank C K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had no expectation and were blown away the minute we stepped in. Melissa, the owner and hostess, met us and magically made us feel super special and welcome. Our room was beautifully decorated and comfortable. The bed was the best we have found anywhere. Breakfast was excellent. Attention to detail is flawless. Shops and restaurants within walking distance yet...

Thank Duang T

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Captains Retreat

Address: 2 Ferguson St, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Hobsons Bay > Williamstown
Price Range: $190 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Captains Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose the suite on the top floor for the full relaxing experience !”
chocolatefriend, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“The front room with bay window was fantastic”
  • Outside back area - lovely peaceful garden
123christine8, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the Nelson room with smallish bathroom. The Captains Suite would be our next.”
DuangT, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best views & privacy”
80catherine2016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ring before booking to secure a 'cottage' or you may get stuck with something you didn't expect.”
GregandJo412, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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US$134* /night
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