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Chris's Beacon Point Restaurant & Villas

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280 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3232, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Views from the villa and King studio fantastic, but the accomodation could be a bit more luxurious for the price. Villa was dated and needed a thorough clean of the bathroom shower and tiles. There is a slip of paper in the folder for you to advise if any maintenance required, the cleaning staff could easily do this by turning... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I had stayed in a double bedroom villa for one night during our round trip to Great Ocean Road. Location: Hilltop in Skenes Creek, about 6 km from Apollo Bay. We left Melbourne for GOR in the morning but spent more time in quite beautiful and peaceful Geelong than our expectation. So we arrived Skenes Creek a... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price, we expected the King Studio villa to be a somewhat luxurious accommodation. However, we found it to be rather basic. Highlights : - Spectacular panoramic views from the room; - Bathroom was roomy with a washing machine & a nice big shower. Lowlights : - Room was basic, dated and cold in decor. There was not a... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Room with a view is an understatement ... These villas make you feel like you are on top of the world, with large glass windows in the lounge area opening a view over the coastline and Apollo Bay. The rooms are well appointed, but with such an amazing view, you hardly look anywhere else. The staff were so welcoming and... More 

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Melbourne, Vic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Interesting food belying the usual warning about food with a view. But the views from the rooms and the restaurant down to the sea are spectacular. Eat early evening to get maximum impact by day and night. Rooms are comfortable and well equipped. A bit of a hike back up from Apollo Bay if you are staying for several days... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We wanted to try the restaurant because of the justifiably good reviews, and enjoy a drink or two, so, given the distance from Apollo Bay, we stayed the night. Not cheap, but worth it for the amazing views of Bass Strait. Room was nicely appointed. Funky bathroom. Even had an ocean view from the shower!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 1 night with my family in Villa 7. + GREAT view of the ocean + Great for star-gazing too! + Spacious + Basic but clean rooms + Good breakfast + Restaurant serves great food (so I didn't mind paying a little more) and service was great. - A slightly pricey stay. But if you are travelling with your friends/family... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A great two days staying at Chris's. Excellent location. Fantastic restaurant. Up there with the best. Chris himself provides that old fashioned welcoming service. Little extras like dipping bread/olive oil with olives. Offered a complimentary ouzo to start your evening meal. Villas are good with electric blankets, washing machine, heating etc. fairly pricey but we felt it was worth it.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was our 8th stop on our trip around Australia. We decided to stay here as it is advertised as 'luxury accommodation' and it was one of our treats on a long journey. At $330 per night for a one room villa, we expected what ordinarily would be presented in luxury accommodation, however it was lacking those extra touches that... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This place has a 5-star view for a 3-star room. Set in a hillside above the Great Ocean Road you’ll have stunning views of the ocean below. It’s perfect for sitting on your balcony to watch the sun set with a bottle of Australian wine. We were upgraded to the king suite, which was very large. It has a kitchenette,... More 

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