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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 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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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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