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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Stayed here to run a workshop in Echuca and was pleasantly surprised to discover the detail that had gone into decorating each room with antiques. It's a very special little BnB in a fabulous location to explore the port area. Have since gone back with family and would definitely stay again.

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This historic establishment provided a very comfortable two night stay in Echuca for us whilst traveling along the Murray River. Essentially a smallish B&B right in the middle of the old port area you really are located in the heart of the tourist area. I recommend visitors realise this is a fantastic old building full of history and charm but...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We loved staying at the Steampacket Inn. It is beautifully furnished, decorated and "old worldy". We chose a riverview room which was just lovely - not huge but not small, either. The bed was really comfy and the bathroom was gorgeous, too. The history of the Steampacket Inn makes it special, also. Furthermore, it is situated right near all the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We unfortunately misplaced our keys for this property and thought we left them in our room..we called the owner and she advised that she would put replacement keys under the mat. On checkout we were asked whether we found the keys of which we said are not the ones you gave us ours?...to which she replied no and you will...

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Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

After reading the previous negative reviews (after we'd already booked) I was a bit nervous as to what we'd find upon check-in, but needn't have worried as it was really lovely. We had room 2, not a whole lot of free space around the double and single bed but we managed perfectly well. I just loved the feel of history...

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1Thank Leanne S
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Positives: - Location couldn’t be beat. - Loft room had ample space for our small family and for storage, and was high enough up from the street that we didn’t really have noise to contend with. Negatives: 1. Room was very dated. Only most basic amenities provided. No handtowels, face cloths provided. Room items not replenished after use: water, milk,...

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3Thank WanderlustMama16
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 22, 2016

lovely rooms and a pleasant place to stay whilst in Echuca. situated in the middle of Echuca near the port and within walking distance of the main town centre. Rooms and service is excellent. Breakfast is included and is a great home cooked meal to start the day with plenty of choices. Not the cheapest place in town but if...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed January 14, 2016

We stayed as a couple over Christmas for a 1 night stay. We stayed in the upstairs room overlooking the river which was great with the view and also the occasional toot from the steamships during the day. Steampacket Inn is a charming yet simple B&B with pleasant but small rooms. It was difficult to find even floor space to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2015

A sweet but simple B&B. Lots of nice details (tea/coffee, fridge, real cotton sheets, aircon) but room cramped and lacking some basic facilities (no hand towel or any where to put one in tiny en suite, no chest of drawers or wardrobe just 4 hangers on door, 3 bed room but only 2 bedside tables and lamps).

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Reviewed November 1, 2015

We chose the venue after seeing its position on a recent business trip in the area. Our room was lovely overlooking the river. We stayed for 2 nights. The only issue we had was not being able to have breakfast before our departure. We were a little confused as we had breakfast on the first morning at 7.45 however we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1879 National Trust-classified hotel Steampacket Inn located in the historic Port Precinct over looking the majestic Murray. Our beautifully furnished rooms can accommodate 30 guests, with a flexible mix of double and twin rooms, a family room for four and a loft to sleep six. A cot is available at request. Located in the heart of the Port of Echuca, our charming 3.5 STAR Bed & Breakfast offers five rooms on ground floor and six rooms upstairs. All rooms comfortably equipped with en-suite, split system air conditioning/heating, fridge, hair dryer,32" LCD TV/DVD, Electric Blankets and tea & coffee making facilities, you will also find original Murray pine ceilings, polished timber side tables and chests, classic English styled carpeting in rich burgundy, velvets and brocades, rattan china and crystal all combined to recreate the atmosphere and comfort expected by the adventurer traveller in Queen Victoria's reign. We have a shared sitting room upstairs over looking the River Red gums to the Murray River, please make yourself at home. We are fully licensed,so enjoy a drink to round off a perfect day whilst listening to the chorus of local birds at sunset. An iron & ironing board are available on request, & wireless broadband is connected. Or for a totally secluded stay enjoy our two bedroom self contained unit located right in the heart of Echuca featuring spa & small courtyard with BBQ. Breakfast is served in our dining room downstairs between 8 & 9 am or otherwise as pre-arranged. Please feel free to graze on our buffet of cereals, breads, and jams, Muesli and yoghurt,Fresh fruit salad & assorted fruit compote, Orange Juice & Apple Juice and Tea & Coffee. We are then pleased to offer Eggs, Bacon & Tomato served on Toast and cooked to your liking. After you take breakfast, step outside into the historic 19th century Port of Echuca, we are located closer than any other accommodation to the majestic wharf, the hub of the river trading which opened up inland Australia. Come walk the steps of the yesteryear's river man, smell the smoke form the boat engines, hear the nostalgic whistles that have sounded out around the bends of the Murray River for more than 150 years.By staying at the Steampacket Inn, you'll find yourself in the middle of so many of the best festivals, markets, major sporting events, races, live theatre shows and concerts. Feel the excitement of being here..... on the very spot. ... more   less 

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Address: 37 Murray Esplanade, Echuca, Victoria, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Echuca
Price Range: $95 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Steampacket Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Not an accessible hotel and you may have to carry backs up the narrow stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles F8836WOsueb, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“People should choose what they like the best”
 of 5 bubbles JeanetteM362, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
“Loft room has no views but is sizeable and a good choice for families”
 of 5 bubbles WanderlustMama16, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles karooconsultancym, Nov 1, 2015 | Read review
“Probably pay a little more”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerWirral, Oct 31, 2015 | Read review
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