4.9 out of 5

"Wonderful 'old world' charm. Very homely and comfortable. Close to everything and wonderful host. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 04 Apr 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Williamstown awaits you at Captain's Retreat B&B. You'll be 10.3 km (6.4 mi) from Flemington Racecourse and 10.9 km (6.8 mi) from Marvel Stadium. Highlights at this B&B include free breakfast, free self parking and a spa tub.

Free WiFi and hairdryers are featured in all 8 rooms. Weekly housekeeping is available.

This smoke-free bed & breakfast offers free WiFi in public areas, dry cleaning/laundry services and luggage storage. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities and a lift.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Williamstown B&B, attractions include Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal.

Endeavour Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$173 per night

Panoramic Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Bay View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Britannica Spa Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Williamstown Cottage

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

AV1 - Admirals View Apartment (River View) - 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Captain's Retreat B&B ratings based on 98 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Captain's Retreat B&B

Everyone (49) Couples (38) Business (1) Family (8)
5 out of 5
Can’t fault a thing. The fireplace was so nice to have. Massive spa bath was nice. Bed and pillows sooo comfy! Delicious breakfast and five star service. Great location with everything you need within walking distance. Really hope work takes me back to this part of Melbourne so I can enjoy another stay!

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2019

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23 Apr. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you so much for writing us a review. We hope work brings you back too - you're welcome any time! Thanks again and kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5
I rarely stay in a B&B when travelling, and I have to say, this beautifully renovated B&B has changed my mind. You immediately feel at home just walking through the door. Large bedrooms with gorgeous fireplaces (one in the bathroom too) . Guest lounge and kitchen was fantastic – loved the rum balls that was on tap at all times. Awesome breakfast and outdoor area and gardens beautiful

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2019

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17 Apr. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you for your review. We love that you've become a B&B convert! The fireplaces have been here since the house was built and are a great feature that we love as well. Karen, who makes the rum balls and cakes for the guests is a great cook - I will pass along your message to her. Thanks once again and kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Apr. 2019

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17 Apr. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you for the great rating, we appreciate you making the time to do so. Kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5
An absolutely gorgeous place to stay. Lovely and comfortable with fantastic views and great proximity to shops, restaurants, cafe's and the waterfront. Also a really welcoming and gracious host.

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2019

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17 Apr. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you for your lovely review. Williamstown is such a great spot to explore and we are in a great position to allow guests to do so - I'm thrilled you agree! Please visit again any time. Kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5
Beautiful property, excellent hosts and close to everything you need

Posted by , from Uk on 26 Mar. 2019

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30 Mar. 2019 by Melissa

Hi Phil, Thanks for the nice review. I hope that long trek home wasn't too arduous. All the best, Melissa

5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Mar. 2019

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17 Apr. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you for giving us 5 out of 5 stars. We really appreciate you taking the time to do so. Kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5
Beautiful, lovely feel, charming character and well located

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2019

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19 Mar. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. The B&B does have a lovely feel to it, so I'm glad you feel the same, and that you had a lovely stay with us. Kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
A beautiful place to stay! Tasteful decor with scrupulous attention to detail giving that personal touch. Very relaxing, a real retreat to treat yourself in.Lovely breakfast to set you up for the day. Within walking distance of the Bay and local shops and eating places. Easy, cost free parking.

Posted by on 11 Dec. 2018

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15 Jan. 2019 by Georgie

Thank you for your thorough review - you've touched on some of the most important things we're known for. The location, the scrumptious breakfast, the personal touch... Great to know that it all went towards your happy stay with us and please do visit again! Kind regards, Georgie

5 out of 5
Lovely atmosphere in great position near the water and shopping streets. Great host and very comfortable.

Posted by , from Western Victoria on 20 Nov. 2018

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Property Features

Free breakfast is served. Public spaces have free WiFi. The luxury Captain's Retreat B&B also features a hot tub, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. This 4-star Williamstown bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 8 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (32.4 km / 20.1 mi)
  • Train station: North Williamstown Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Captain's Retreat B&B offers 8 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. This Williamstown bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free breakfast.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include a spa tub.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per stay.

Pets

  • 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 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Captains Retreat Bnb B&B Williamstown
  • Captains Retreat Bnb B&B
  • Captains Retreat Bnb Williamstown

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.