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Hotel Description

At Rayville Boat Houses you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Apollo Bay Harbour and Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre. Highlights at this beach property include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and private spa tubs.

LED TVs with DVD players are featured in all 9 villas, and you can enjoy washers/dryers, free WiFi and balconies. Kitchens come with fridges, microwaves and dishwashers, making in-room dining convenient. Deep soaking tubs, coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans are also available.

This smoke-free property offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and barbecues. Other amenities include laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services and tour/ticket assistance.

With a stay at this 4-star Apollo Bay property, you'll be 6.2 km (3.9 mi) from Great Otway National Park and 37.7 km (23.4 mi) from Johanna Beach.

Deluxe Loft (Villa)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$177* Per night/room 23 Oct. - 24 Oct.

Luxury Penthouse

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Deluxe Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Terrace

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Villa, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Rayville Boat Houses ratings based on 114 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Rayville Boat Houses

Everyone (34) Couples (36) Family (44)
3 out of 5
Owner was lovely and accommodating. Facilities in the room were a little dated. Our son was worried about others peering into the bathroom while he was there through non frosted windows.

Posted by on 6 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Aug. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jul. 2019 by Steve

Thanks, very glad that you have a good time.

4 out of 5
Good location and nice and clean. Check in and out easy. Not much through air but otherwise good

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Beautiful little cottage, nice and clean, spa bath and beautiful view from the terrace. Comfy beds and couch! Also couldn’t fault the service they are lovely people, great hospitality

Posted by on 12 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5

Nice owner, good amenities, close to the beach

Location: Less than 10 mins walk to the centre of Apollo bay. The back road via the beach and port is lovely!
Only stayed for one night, but had a really good experience. Rooms were clean, and amenities were really good.

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2018

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3 out of 5

SO much to like but for the little gremlins.

Lovely peacefull location. Close walk to town and beach. Staff (Steph and Nick) polite and friendly. Our apartment (loft) was spacious and well designed. So much to like. BUT... How about replacing the dish washing brush and sponge. Both were well past use by date with the brush encrusted in filth. Our downstairs bed had 4 pillows so we slept well. The upstairs beds only had one pillow each which were more pancake flat. Our boys had a terrible sleep. The spa tap leeks which didn't bother us but it's a sign that attention to maintenance is poor. We would stay there again as the positives outweighed the negatives.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 3 Jan. 2018

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4 out of 5

Very quiet cottage

Pros: Great fireplace.
Cons: Very poor water pressure in the shower.
Location: Walking distance to the Main Street. Great park nearby for kids.
Pleasant stay. Very quiet. Second bedroom is up a spiral staircase and suitable for older children.

Posted by , from Brisbane, Qld on 26 Sep. 2017

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2 out of 5
Over rated and over priced hotel despite being discounted by 60% on wotif....

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2017

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About the Rayville Boat Houses

Location 9 Noel Street, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233

Property Features

As a guest of Rayville Boat Houses, you'll find a terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ. Public spaces have free WiFi. Rayville Boat Houses also features multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. This 4-star Apollo Bay villa is smoke free.

  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (194.5 km / 120.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Rayville Boat Houses offers 9 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with private hot tubs and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodation at this 4-star villa has kitchens with fridges, microwaves, dishwashers and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and a hairdryer. This Apollo Bay villa provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with DVD players.

  • Private hot tub
  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony
  • Deep soaking tub
  • LED television
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Names

  • Rayville Boat Houses
  • Rayville Boat Houses Apollo Bay
  • Rayville Boat Houses Villa
  • Rayville Boat Houses Villa Apollo Bay
  • Rayville Boat Hotel Penthouse
  • Rayville Boat Houses & Penthouse Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
  • Rayville Boat Houses & Penthouse Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
  • Rayville Boat Houses Villa
  • Rayville Boat Houses Apollo Bay
  • Rayville Boat Houses Villa Apollo Bay
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.