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4.9 out of 5

"Location. quiet. Beautiful. Well set up with all that we need " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 23 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

At Cape Nelson Lighthouse you'll be within steps of Cape Nelson State Park and Cape Nelson Lighthouse. Highlights at this inn include a restaurant, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

Plasma TVs with cable channels are featured in all 2 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, living rooms, and dining areas. In-room dining is easy with kitchens that come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Additionally, private yards, DVD players, and espresso makers are available.

The café, Isabellas Cafe, serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast and lunch. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. On weekend mornings cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Portland West inn include Portland H46 Bushland Reserve and Portland H47 Bushland Reserve.

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Cape Nelson Lighthouse ratings based on 95 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Cape Nelson Lighthouse

Everyone (37) Couples (44) Family (13)
4 out of 5
Location. quiet. Beautiful. Well set up with all that we need

Posted by , from Victoria on 23 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
The cottage we stayed in was a new build but was wiil appointed and you get the atmosphere of being in a remote lighthouse location. The only disappointment was that the previous tenants did not check out till after 2 pm which was our check in time - very frustrated. Staff were excellent.

Posted by , from Bundaberg on 21 Mar. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Mar. 2020 by Rob

I am so sorry, sometimes everyone's best in devours just don't come together in the future we will do better Thanks again Leigh for been so understanding Rob

5 out of 5
Location and all, prximity to coast and lighthouse

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Mar. 2020 by Rob

Thanks for your comments Rob

4 out of 5
Quiet, peaceful and scenic location was superb with the lighthouse, cafe and local walks providing wonderful coastal and ocean views and things to do.

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
What an amazing experience. Will definitely be back.

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5
Lots of extras, very comfy beds and the children enjoyed the cliffs.

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
AMAZING! Thoroughly loved staying here. Great walks and views. Very unique. Want to come back and stay longer.

Posted by on 19 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5
Peace and quiet. Isolated. Lots of extras even choose your pillow. Very comfy space

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Jun. 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at Cape Nelson Lighthouse. Self parking is free. This 4-star Portland West inn is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 2 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1884
  • Dining venue
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cape Nelson Lighthouse offers 2 accommodations with washers/dryers and DVD players. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Accommodations at this 4-star inn have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Portland West inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Plasma televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and coffee/tea makers.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Private outdoor space
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekends.

Isabellas Cafe - This café specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in for this property is based at the Quality Hotel Bentinck (Macs Hotel), located on the corner of Gawler St and Bentinck St in Portland in a 3-story bluestone building. Guests should enter via Gawler St and proceed to reception. Phone reception at the lighthouse is limited.

This property does not have a front desk. Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact 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 not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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 accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 18 per person (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse Inn
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse Inn Portland West
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse Portland West
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse Inn
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse Portland West
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse Inn Portland West
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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.