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Captains Retreat

2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little BnB cottage is just perfectly situated in Williamstown. Just a few minutes walk to many popular restaurants and the staff at Captains Retreat can also recommend a few of these restaurants if your not sure. The room was great, the bed was so comfortable, and I would highly recommend the full breakfast cooked the old fashion country style.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Have stayed here three times in last two months, only regret is I hadn't found this place on earlier trips. Very enjoyable, outstanding presentation, and well worth returning to. Well done to Melissa and the team!

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

This was a wonderful experience. The staff were very welcoming and every offer of assistance was really appreciated. A lovely old building with lots of character. Very comfy bed, and a wonderful location in Williamstown. We just walked to find our dinner and then met up with friends. Highly recommend.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We are very seasoned travellers and this is one of the best places we have stayed across lots of countries. It,s hated to find the words that don't sound contrived but elegant, relaxing, beautiful expert are just a few of the words we could use to describe our experience. All I can say is that Melissa and her staff are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If only I can upload more photos than just a limit of 10, you will truly understand how great this boutique B & B is! This is one of those "hidden gems" that you would want to keep it to yourself and not share it with anyone else: you have no idea how wonderful this place is until you have... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed for two nights with our parents and had a great time. Not from Melbourne & not sure of what to expect but Williamstown was just lovely and people were fantastic. The Williamstown cottage has been renovated very well. If you don't like sharing 1 toilet which is in the bathroom then don't book this cottage. You really get value... More

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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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6 helpful votes 6 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 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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Address: 2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Hobsons Bay > Williamstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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