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Captains Retreat

2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 4 Williamstown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

From the very professional and helpful service at booking, through to a spacious, beautifully decorated and brilliantly provisioned room, to the atmosphere created at breakfast when nice people meet each other over beautiful food prepared with warmth and heart, Captain's retreat at Williamstown scores top points on every level. Then when you step outside you have the bay at the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What a fantastic property and location! Captains' is a 1 minute walk to the beautiful bay walk along The Strand. Spectacular views and a great place to start or end the day. The main B&B is fantastic. We stayed in the Corsair room which has a magnificent bathroom and is very private. Melissa's breakfasts are a special highlight - and... More

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Doncaster East, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We needed somewhere to stay for one night and we lucked out with this one. We loved this place. We stayed in the Britannica Spa room which was spacious and so cute. Breakfast was good. The place was very clean and the staff very friendly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Captain's Retreat in April 2014. We stayed for two nights in the Captain's Spa Suite and didn't want to leave. It was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Melissa's breakfasts are delicious, as are the cakes and treats she offers whenever you feel like a cuppa in the lounge. Melissa has gorgeous taste, and offers... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

What a great place, we had the best time here so relaxing and quiet , we were treated like royalty by Melissa , the best bed & breakfast ever, a beautiful old house with exquisite décor and taste, I would recommend anyone looking for a place to stay this is it. we stayed upstairs in the captains suite which has... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Every now and then we stumble across something that is just "special." Well, Captain's Retreat is exactly that and more. Apart from the wonderful location near the water in beautiful Williamstown and the beautiful building which is 2 Ferguson Street, this b&b is styled and decorated in a way that makes you feel like you are in someone's beautiful home... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We two grandparents, our daughter and son in law and our grandbaby stayed in the Admirals View Apartment. Fantastic setting with view across the road to the Marina. Comfortable beds, classy furnishings, generous heating and well equipped kitchen made our family get away very enjoyable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

This little friendly B&B was quiet immaculate and decorated to a high standard, lots of quirky things to look at, stayed in the Nelson Room, which was very comfortable, clean and quite. Bathroom is a little on the small side but it's hardly an issue. And there is no on site parking, however there's free parking in a secure building... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Totally unexpected. Did not expect such a great experience as B & B's normally not my thing so stayed here as a second choice, however very pleased I did. Room was exceptional / beautifully decorated, everything was top quality. The location is great, and the attention to detail was better than 5 star. Melissa, the host was just lovely, non... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We recently stayed at The Cottage, a gorgeous two bedroom annexe to The Captain's Retreat. With beautifully decorated and very comfortable bedrooms, a quirkily situated bathroom off the lounge room and a tiny but well appointed kitchen, we were captivated by it's ambience. Despite fronting a main road, it was quiet and with the added bonus of being able to... More

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Address: 2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Hobsons Bay > Williamstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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