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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

You could easily walk by the Captain's Retreat without ever knowing it offered accommodation and that would be a sin. The host, Melissa makes everyone welcome and the excellent breakfasts are shared with other guests willing to assist you with your travel plans. The Captain's Suite at the front of the building is more of an apartment than a room... More 

1 Thank MamaTeresa52
Melbourne, Australia
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1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Why would you stay anywhere else in Williamstown? The Captains Retreat exceeded all of our expectations. It is by far the cleanest and most well appointed B&B we have ever stayed in. There is a spacious lounge and dinning area up stairs with a large sunny balcony that overlooks a beautiful little garden complete with a garden table and reading... More 

Thank Travis D
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I stayed here a couple times now for a conference in Williamstown. Melissa Is amazingly helpful, fantastic breakfast! The property is surrounded by history, fantastic furnishings and a memorable vibe! (not to mention the cute kittens) The beds were super comfy, heaps of restaurants nearby and even a sneaky skatepark up the road. The Williamstown waterfront is second to none... More 

Thank mark_edmonds817
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for our 15 year wedding anniversary and we had a beautiful stay! Perfect in every way. We also had a 90min massage with lavannya- omg, amazing! Highly recommended. Breakfast in the morning was delicious and location was great too.

1 Thank Perci29
Berry, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We stayed in a 2 bedroom artdeco apartment, this was very clean beautiful comfy beds with crisp white linen. The apartment was large with a lovely deep bath, generous breakfast basket. We will definatly stay again.

Thank TamsinMc
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I have stayed at the Captain's Retreat many times over the years but I was there for two weeks in December and two weeks in January this time. I can't tell you how grateful I am to Melissa for all of their help and support during a particularly difficult time for me. The rooms as always were fantastic and Melissa's... More 

1 Thank AnnaSwan
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Gave this as a gift to friends for there wedding night, all dealings we had with Melissa & staff were first rate, friends cannot recommend this B&B highly enough. Perfect location, wonderful staff, great breakfast, nothing was too much trouble for them.

1 Thank shocka12952
Bairnsdale, Australia
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99 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Like most businesses it's not that well presented online and it is understated, because it is the best. Fantastic. Awesome. Relaxing. Friendly staff. We will make it our place to stay when in melbourne, easy to the airport. Fantastic

2 Thank Carl_John_Fechner
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

This little BnB cottage is just perfectly situated in Williamstown. Just a few minutes walk to many popular restaurants and the staff at Captains Retreat can also recommend a few of these restaurants if your not sure. The room was great, the bed was so comfortable, and I would highly recommend the full breakfast cooked the old fashion country style.... More 

2 Thank AJH611
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

Have stayed here three times in last two months, only regret is I hadn't found this place on earlier trips. Very enjoyable, outstanding presentation, and well worth returning to. Well done to Melissa and the team!

2 Thank Craig W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

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: $178 - $235 (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?

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“Ring before booking to secure a 'cottage' or you may get stuck with something you didn't expect.”
 of 5 bubbles GregandJo412, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great but advise rooms on the 2nd & 3rd level, the Lysander Room is just lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles JOOLS772014, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Captains Suite is definitely a great pick.”
 of 5 bubbles gr737435, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are of a high standard.”
 of 5 bubbles 939stanleyf, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Captain's Suite is just pure luxury and the Lysander is on the balcony overlooking the bay and the city.”
 of 5 bubbles BrendaN633, 13 May 2016 | Read review
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