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Captains Cove

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19 Mitchell Street, Paynesville, Victoria 3880, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here many times and it is still one of our favourite holiday destinations. I have written about Captains Cove in glowing terms before and everything I have said previously still pertains. The apartments are maintained in first class condition and contain everything to make a self catering facility extremely user friendly and comfortable. The position beside the... More 

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Paynesville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Thank you Captain's Cove - what a secret you and the Paynesville area are. We travel regularly, but your sunny & spacious North facing waterfronts apartments with the bonus of a heated pool (was great for our swims), tennis court and our very own jetty out the front - made the experience very special. We will certainly be telling all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Couldn't fault the place. Allowed us one night stay as it was winter and quiet and had big 3 BR townhouse for a couple. Views are as you'd expect for a mariner living all other features standard. Check in check out perfect and staff friendly. Free wifi and parking close to everything(not that Paynesville is that big)

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TommyC1974, Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & we love the photos! So glad that you were able to enjoy your stay with us, hopefully you are able to stay a little longer next time :) The quieter months are lovely on the Gippsland Lakes aren't they. Many thanks, Captains Cove More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Stayed one night as part of a business trip. Outstanding new apartment. everything provided including full size fridge, nespresso type coffee machine with pods, good selection of soap, shampoo etc. Absolute waterfront location with boat berth. Service was first rate and very efficient. Highly recommended. Definitely has the wow factor. One unusual feature is the way the property calculates the... More 

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TommyC1974, Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

HI Ashley, Thank you for your review. Terrific that you were able to enjoy Captains Cove while on your work trip. We appreciate your feedback for other business guests. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Williamstown, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lovely spot with water view, great for kids and feeding ducks! A quiet area, good parking and relaxing atmosphere. The apartment was spotlessly clean, well furnished and well finished with all modern appliances, including a pod coffee maker.

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TommyC1974, General Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Captains Cove. The coffee makers are a new additon to the apartments so was great to hear that you made use of it. We pride ourselves on the high standard of cleaning within the apartments so I will certainly pass on your comments to housekeeping crew. Many thanks Pat... More 

Carrum Downs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My Husband & I have just spent a wonderful 4 days at Captains Cove. Wonderful apartments, clean, large, wonderful views from the decks. Recommend as a base for exploring Gippsland, and after a day of exploring returning to your wonderful apartment with a nice bottle of wine & relax on the deck and watch the sunset. Found some lovely little... More 

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TommyC1974, General Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Thank you Debbie & Cliff for taking the time to review your stay at Captains Cove. It sounds like you got the most out of your stay in Paynesville with activities in the day and relaxing at night by the water. That makes us very happy to hear. We look forward to seeing you back another time :) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Arrived and spent a magical 2 days at this stunning location, touring around Paynesville and such typical country landscapes was time well spent. Situated on a lake water to the front door, just a gorgeous place.

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TommyC1974, Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Captains Cove Charles. So glad that you got out and about to enjoy the beautiful region of East Gippsland More 

Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Just spent 2 nights here after picking up a deal of the internet. Great value and very clean accommodation for the money, all double storey apartments appear to be 3 bedrooms and you are charged for how many you use. We stayed in 21 and the configuration was Queen bed upstairs with a balcony overlooking the water, another bedroom upstairs... More 

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TommyC1974, Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Shanye, Thank you so much for posting such a detailed review. It really gives us great feedback and paints a great picture for travellers searching for accommodation in East Gippsland. Glad you enjoyed our beds - sleep comfort for our guests is very important to us! More 

Lara, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

W e recently stayed here with 11 of our friends. It was a perfect place as we all had jet-skis. Units were well appointed and had everything we needed. Would definitely stay here again and recomend to anyone who wants to be right on the water

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TommyC1974, Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Captains Cove is a great place for groups and it sounds like you guys really got the most out of your Gippsland Lakes holiday out on the water. We look forward to seeing you again More 

Stratford, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed during a disability event and i must say the service and quality of both the facilities and staff were exceptional. Thank you so much for having me and my friends. The rooms are beautiful and the area is close to shops and restaurants.

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TommyC1974, Manager at Captains Cove, responded to this review

Hi Megan, Thank you so much for your review. The Disability Challenge is a fantastic event that Captains Cove are so proud to be a part of. So many wonderful people in your group. We look forwrd to seeing you next time. More 

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