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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed at the Captain's Retreat many times over the years but I was there for two weeks in December and two weeks in January this time. I can't tell you how grateful I am to Melissa for all of their help and support during a particularly difficult time for me. The rooms as always were fantastic and Melissa's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gave this as a gift to friends for there wedding night, all dealings we had with Melissa & staff were first rate, friends cannot recommend this B&B highly enough. Perfect location, wonderful staff, great breakfast, nothing was too much trouble for them.

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Like most businesses it's not that well presented online and it is understated, because it is the best. Fantastic. Awesome. Relaxing. Friendly staff. We will make it our place to stay when in melbourne, easy to the airport. Fantastic

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

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 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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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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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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