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4.4 out of 5

"Clean and tidy, everything you need for a short stay " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 16 Aug 2020

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Hotel Description

At Nightcap at the Ship Inn you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Geographe Bay and Busselton Museum. Highlights at this hotel include 4 bars/lounges, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy washing machines, free WiFi, and furnished balconies, featured in all 24 rooms. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Additionally, sofa beds, living rooms, and TVs are available.

The bistro, Bistro, serves local cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Beer Garden is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Busselton hotel, you'll be 1.3 km (0.8 mi) from Busselton Jetty.

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$142* Per night/room 27 Oct. - 28 Oct.

Nightcap at the Ship Inn ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Nightcap at the Ship Inn

Everyone (9) Couples (8) Family (4)
4 out of 5
Clean and tidy, everything you need for a short stay

Posted by , from Perth WA on 16 Aug. 2020

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5 out of 5
This is one of the best kept secrets in town! 2 Storey and rather cute 'townhouse' style accommodation to the rear of the hotel and facing away from the main road. Complete with balcony (I stayed in Apt 10 overlooking the swimming pool), mod-cons such as washing machine, and a very comfortable bed. Crisp clean linen and a spotless bathroom and kitchen. The stay was made complete by the friendly and generously kind service of receptionist Amy. A must stay!

Posted by , from Wheatbelt WA on 9 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Jun. 2020 by Venue Support Officer

Thanks for the amazing review Gavin! It's always a pleasure to have guests like you stay, we definitely look forward to having you stay again in the future! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

5 out of 5
Nice clean and convenient location, would stay again

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Mar. 2020 by Venue Support Officer

Thanks for the feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay here at The Ship Inn and we hope to see you again! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

5 out of 5
Its nice and clean. Happy to come back and stay next time as well. Good to stay 3 adults.

Posted by , from Perth wa on 10 Feb. 2020

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10 Feb. 2020 by Venue Support Officer

Thanks for the feedback Gill! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you return in the future! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

4 out of 5
free drink on arrival and 10% discount on meals as a lovely idea.

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Jan. 2020 by Venue Support Officer

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

4 out of 5
The only thing difficult was the size of the bathroom. To move around. To small a bin in the kitchen But had a lovely time. A big thank u for a great stay

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Jan. 2020 by Venue Support Officer

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry that you felt the bathroom is too small and the bin too, we will be taking your feedback on board and look into replacing the bins in the rooms! However we are glad that you enjoyed your overall stay! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Nov. 2019

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20 Nov. 2019 by Venue Support Officer

Thanks for the feedback! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Nov. 2019

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12 Nov. 2019 by Management

Thanks for the feedback!! Kind Regards

4 out of 5
Great stop off to explore the area. Only downside is reception is in the pub but very little signage. Had to ask in dan Murphys for directions.

Posted by , from Hervey bay on 4 Nov. 2019

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10 Nov. 2019 by Venue Support Officer

Hi Sam, Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your overall stay. We apologise that you found it hard to locate reception. We will look into this ASAP to arrange more signage. We hope to have you stay again soon! Kind Regards Amy Berryman

4 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Oct. 2019

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1 Nov. 2019 by Angie

Thanks for taking the time to leave a rating - glad to see you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon!

About the Nightcap at the Ship Inn

Location 8 Albert Street, Busselton, WA 6280

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 4 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Nightcap at the Ship Inn. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Busselton hotel.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Dining venue
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Perth, WA Airport (PER) (225.9 km / 140.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Nightcap at the Ship Inn offers 24 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include sofa beds. Accommodations at this 3.5-star hotel have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Busselton hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Living room
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Bistro - This bistro specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Onsite venue #2 - This pub specializes in local cuisine and serves light fare only.

Beer Garden - This bar specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Onsite venue #4 - cocktail bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after noon must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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 may be 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. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Hotel Names

  • Royal Palms Busselton
  • Royal Palms Resort Busselton
  • Nightcap Ship Inn Busselton
  • Nightcap Ship Inn
  • Nightcap Ship Busselton
  • Nightcap Ship
  • Nightcap at the Ship Inn Hotel
  • Nightcap at the Ship Inn Busselton
  • Nightcap at the Ship Inn Hotel Busselton
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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.