All 4 individually decorated rooms feature 3 bathrooms, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Additionally, ceiling fans, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are available.
This pet-friendly guest house offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.
Places within a 5-minute walk of this 4-star Penguin guest house include Penguin Beach and Penguin Tourist Information Centre.
17 Apr. 2021 by Ting
Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a good stay.
24 Jan. 2021 by Ting
Thank you for your kind review and wish you all the best.
8 Jan. 2020 by Chris and Ting
Thank you so much for you kind review. We loved having you stay here and hope for your return. All the best,
24 Dec. 2019 by Chris and Ting
Hi Sam - thank you for your review. We hope to see you back here one day. All the best
21 May 2019 by Chris and Ting
Thank you for your review. Yes, we are a 4 star accredited b&b guest house with all guest rooms located upstairs on first floor, each with an ocean view. All our marketing info states it is a guest house. We look forward to your return. All the best.
17 May 2019 by Christopher
29 Apr. 2019 by Chris and Ting
Thank you so much Ann and family for this wonderful review. We so look forward to your return.
21 Jan. 2019 by Chris and TIng
Yes, mostly daily temp is around 22 C, not 28 C as it was when you arrived. Lucky it cooled down at night! For our usual type weather the ceiling fans are all that is needed for comfort. Thank you for your review. All the best.
5 Jan. 2019 by Chris and Ting
Thank you David and Kerri. You were a delight to have stay with us and we hope we will see you back here one day. All the best!
29 Dec. 2018 by Chris and Ting
Thank you Martin and Anne. So glad you enjoyed your stay here and we will welcome you back anytime.
There's a snack bar/deli on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at Madsen Retreat. Self parking is free. This Mediterranean Penguin guesthouse is smoke free.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
Madsen Retreat offers 4 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Penguin guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2016.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Special check-in instructions:
There is no front desk at this property. 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 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code. The host will greet guests on arrival.
This property does not have a front desk. 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 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code. The host will greet guests on arrival.
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.
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve sofa beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.