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Captains Retreat

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2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Baulkham Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in July. Our room was The Captains Retreat, what a beautiful set of rooms including a beautiful balcony. The most comfortable bed we have ever slept in, combined with the cosy gas log fire and antique furniture combined with a modern gorgeous bathroom with original leadlight windows and the best spa... More 

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we only had one night here,You really need at least two to fully appreciate this hidden gem of Melbourne. This place is in a great location , right next door to Hobsons Bay & with lots of good eateries within easy walking distance The home is a magnificent example of early Australian heritage. The owners have done a fantastic... More 

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Thank Steve L
Sale, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Captains Retreat on many occasions over the last 3 years & call it home away from home. Have stayed in every room of the main house, and the Admirals View apartment. Each has their own qualities, but my favourite is the Captains Spa Suite. Melissa is a wonderful host and goes out of her way to... More 

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Thank Twoofus_11
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful & wonderful B&B, with gracious hosts in a stunning period building. I have stayed in all the rooms; each room has a character of its own. My favorite is Britannica on the ground floor for a winter stay and the Lysandar room for a spring/summer stay.

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Thank Sonja W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed in the Captains Spa Suite for our anniversary!! When we arrived Melissa greeted us & showed us around the gorgeous old building & checked us in. Everyone was so helpful in finding us somewhere to eat for the night (we went to The Anchorage). I would highly recommend this amazing venue to stay for any reason!! The staff... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Had an absolutely delightful stay at Captains Retreat. Hosts are wonderfully personable and fantastic breakfast cooks! The attention to detail is everywhere. From the fine bed linens and upmarket toiletries to the lovingly decorated guest lounge.  Bed was super comfy, the room quiet, bright and spacious. I could have spent all day soaking up the sun on the beautiful terrace... More 

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Kingussie, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

A boutique B&B and such a splendid find in Williamstown, our much loved part of Melbourne, a perfect location. Such a memorable stay that we have returned several times, clean fresh white sheets & fluffy towels, Melissa the owner has a natural desire to make you feel so welcome, she also has a great eye for Objet d'art, the breakfast... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

While we could have driven home after attending a birthday celebration In Williamstown, we decided that staying local was the go. After trawling booking websites and reading reviews here on TripAdvisor, we chose the Captains and the Lysander room for our May 7 2016 stay - and were not disappointed. The Captains Retreat at no. 2 Ferguson St is around... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the pretty cottage, 2 lovely bedrooms, great little kitchen and cosy sitting room. The breakfast provisions were very generous, with fresh milk too. We have recommended this to family in England, who are due to visit later this year. And a bonus, so close to the waterfront.

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Ballarat, Australia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We booked the Admirals View Apartment as being a family of 4, it was the only suitable accommodation available. Upon arriving, we were greeted by a lovely gentleman who was looking after the B&B for the owners. He checked us in and gave us our lovely breakfast hamper (which was not expected!) It included half a lemon & coconut cake... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersSilver level
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Captains Retreat

Address: 2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Hobsons Bay > Williamstown
Price Range: $140 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Captains Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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