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Rayville Boat Houses & Penthouse

4.0 of 5 Cottage   |   9-13 Noel Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These cottages are rather attractive but if you have a lot of luggage you may not want to carry it up the stairs. The cottages themselves were charming and comfortable. We were there in the cold of winter and it took a while to warm the cottage. The reception was not open the whole day we were there and there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Rooms were fairly clean but we found food stains in microwave. Lit our very own real fireplace with firewood for heating. That's a nice experience for city dwellers like myself. Quiet neighborhood and close proximity to beach. Probably lacks good options for dinner if you're not cooking.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I'll start with the positive. The bed was comfortable and I slept okay although the pillows were a little uncomfortable (I reverted to using my travel pillow). This apartment could be excellent if only it gets a proper clean and some maintenance done. The bathroom looks disgusting. The shower leaks everywhere and this has caused the tiles to become water... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Have stayed at Rayville once wth my family and would not hesitate to stay there again. The house was modern, clean and of high standard. The service from the personnel were excellent. Very knowledgeable and welcoming! Lovely people! Rayville is located only a short walk from the main street - perfect walk after a nice meal in one of the... More

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Darwin, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Staff welcoming and very helpful with local information, and if your running late due to taking snapshots there ok with this as they reside on site Penthouse with surrounding views? If u can see thru houses/boat sheds then u r one up on me but for the average person I would say a little poetic on the wording on their... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Stayed two nights in this nice spot along the great ocean road and was totally satisfied. Due to some bad reviews I was a little wary but in my experience Rayville was great! Clean, spacious and friendly staff and on top of it all: a fireplace!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Unit looking on to the road with next door house & dog very close. Room very dark and lighting poor, many globes needed replacing. Basket for wood fire empty(could collect from wheelbarrow) Shower pressure poor & not everyone wants to climb into a spa bath to shower. Two disappointing nights!

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Ballarat, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I stayed here with friends in March in a deluxe two bedroom villa. The location of Rayville Boat Houses is fantastic in a quiet street within easy walking distance to the beach and shops and the owners were friendly and helpful. One area we all felt really needed to be improved on however was the maintenance, there were quite a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We did the 100k! The Boathouses were our starting and finish point, directly at the harbour on the sea side of the road, Very convenient, great, large Spas in the villas and then of course sitting at the fireplace .... especially afterwards .... divine. Really nice managers too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

These cute villas in the marine type decor were again beautiful and very. The combination of cosyness with the large Spa and a crackling fire is great! Nice to walk from the beach directly home. Free of charge golf clubs the next morning were worth a delay on the golf course in front of the property before shooting off to... More

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Address: 9-13 Noel Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rayville Boat Houses & Penthouse 4*
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Rayville Boat Houses & Penthouse Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road

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OVERNIGHT AND HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATIONRayville Boat Houses provides overnight and holiday accommodation in fully self-contained deluxe villas with a nautical theme on the ocean side of the Great Ocean Road - inside Apollo Bay. The stylish * * * * 4 Star Rayville Boat Houses are self-contained, deluxe, stand-alone Villas (AAA Tourism Rating) and a luxurious Penthouse. RECEPTIONAt our reception you will receive a warm welcome and advice about all the adventures of the Great Ocean Road as well as FREE WIFI, golf clubs, fishing rods, etc.. . Linen, towels, soaps, tea/coffee and wood for the woodfires are being provided.WHERE ARE WE?Walk to the beaches (60m) across the golf course, to the harbour or back up to the Great Ocean Road (60m) and to the shops and restaurants, attractions and markets of Apollo Bay.Enjoy being lulled to sleep by the roll of the waves from the ocean. The property is directed off the Great Ocean Road towards the golf course and the sea and is therefore quiet, away from crowds or traffic. VILLAS & PENTHOUSEThe modern and spacious Boat Houses are tastefully decorated in a nautical theme and all villas have cozy wood-fire, large corner spa, private balcony, full kitchen, television, stereo, video, individual car-port, air-conditioning and are fitted with all the latest amenities.While the Ocean View Villas have views from their terrace towards theocean, the romantic Deluxe Loft and 2 Bedroom Villas are not only cozy but also provide a view of Apollo Bay's amazing ranges from their verandah. ... more   less 
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