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4.8 out of 5

"For my purpose - an overnight stay by myself - it was excellent. Clean, tidy and well located. Easy, friendly check in, a nice hot shower and a comf ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 11 Jun 2019

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Queen and Single Traditional Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Queen Traditional Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Hotel Description

At Surf Side Retreat you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Old Bar Beach and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Old Bar Beach. Highlights at this guest house include in-room free WiFi and balconies.

All 4 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and you can enjoy sitting areas, private yards, and free bottled water. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and microwaves. Premium bedding and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like designer toiletries. In-room massages and hair dryers are also available. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

This smoke-free guest house offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Old Bar guest house, you'll be 35.8 km (22.2 mi) from Diamond Beach.

Surf Side Retreat ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 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 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Surf Side Retreat

Everyone (4) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
For my purpose - an overnight stay by myself - it was excellent. Clean, tidy and well located. Easy, friendly check in, a nice hot shower and a comfy bed.

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5
Close to town and beach.Nicely appointed room and good communication. Off street parking,

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Our room was so inviting , the bed was very comfortable and the shower was excellent. Located in great position close to everything. Loved our stay will definitely be back.

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Excellent!! Lovely venue, very comfortable:) a great place to chill out!

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2018

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5 out of 5
Just a short stay but super comfy and homely. Had the best sleep and Kate was so accomodating. Will stay again and recommend to anybody.

Posted by on 9 Sep. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Sep. 2018 by Kate - Manager

Thank you Lisa, for your wonderful review, we appreciate it so much. So glad you have a lovely stay and look forward to having you stay again.

Property Features

As a guest of Surf Side Retreat, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. Surf Side Retreat also features multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Old Bar guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 4 guestrooms or units
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Surf Side Retreat offers 4 accommodations with DVD players and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Old Bar guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area
  • Private outdoor space
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property offers self-service check-in.

This property does not have a front desk. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Surf Side Retreat Guesthouse Old Bar
  • Surf Side Retreat Guesthouse
  • Surf Side Retreat Old Bar
  • Surf Side Retreat Old Bar
  • Surf Side Retreat Guesthouse
  • Surf Side Retreat Guesthouse Old Bar

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply. To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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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.