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Alice's Palace - 2 minute's walk to main surf beach/Surf Life Saving Club

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Overview
Townhouse -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Ocean Grove, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria
Alice's Palace has it all - relaxation, location, ambience & convenience.

Imagine yourself sitting in front of a gas log fire, in a gorgeous place, enjoying your favorite glass of wine. Or having a tipple around a BBQ in a native bush garden, listening to the surf roll in.

Stroll to Victoria’s most family-friendly surf beach in 2 min. Wander to the Barwon River in 5 min and shops in 10 min.

Wineries, boutique breweries, specialty goat cheeses, olive groves, the Great Ocean Road and loads of other cool things to do are on the doorstep.

The light, airy, stylish design creates a relaxed atmosphere with comforts to work, rest & play all year-round.

Everyone welcome including small groups, families with kids, business travelers, dates/couples, LGBTQI and special occasions/wedding guests.

Downstairs has:
Open plan well-equippe...
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Listing #FKN8617423
About the Owner
Phillip L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2017
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Great location. Short walk to beach. Only noise the sound of the sea. Warm and welcoming accommodation. Little touches that make a world of difference. The hosts extremely friendly and knowledge rich of local area. Cant wait to go back!

Thank Craig R
Ambassador716909, VR Owner at Alice's Palace - 2 minute's walk to main surf beach/Surf Life Saving Club, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Alice’s Palace. And glad you liked the ‘little things’ that make a big difference. Nice. Most welcome back anytime :-).

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Another awesome stay at Alice's Palace. It was a great place to stay for a weekend trip down the Great Ocean Road. The home was comfortable and clean with all the amenities we needed. We especially loved the beautiful gas fireplace and the board games...More

1  Thank Daniel M
Ambassador716909, VR Owner at Alice's Palace - 2 minute's walk to main surf beach/Surf Life Saving Club, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thanks so much for your review Daniel. Glad you enjoyed your break at Alice’s Palace. Most welcome back anytime.

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Unbelievably close to the main surf beach. We didn't quite appreciate how close it actually is. We saw a Southern Right whale off Ocean Grove beach! Great excitement. Word spread quickly. Nice vibe. Had a lovely winter break there. Well presented. Gas log fire was...More

Thank Caroline A
Management response:Responded June 13, 2018

Hi Caroline, So glad to hear that you saw the Southern Right whale. Whales skirt the coast from May to early October so it's a great time to visit the Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast. Glad you had a great time at Alice's Palace, and...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
- Entire property is smoke free including e-cigarettes. If you need to smoke, please wander off-property. The surrounding area is lovely :-). - Park in either of two bays numbered...
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Bathrooms
    2 Showers
Bedrooms
    2 Queens
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $71 / stay - Fee
  • Linens/bath towel package: $45 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $432 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Alice's Palace is a 2-minute walk to the main surf beach
- Short walk to shops/restaurants/trendy cafe's and bars
- Perfect surf and river spot for swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, kite-surfing, skim-boarding, canoeing, sail-boarding, sand-castle building, beach volleyball or cricket, frisbee playing...
- Snorkel/dive the HMAS Canberra warship
- Sensational walks along the beach and tracks with views, up the Barwon River, over the footbridge to Barwon Heads or towards light house.
- Awesome fishing from pier, beach, boat
- Explore rock pools
- Cycling is undulating
- 16 Golf courses within 35 minute drive. One is a 10 minute walk
- Explore local wineries, boutique breweries and olive groves. Venues have live music
Getting around
- Bike hire locally - geography is undulating
- Taxi or Uber/UberX are available in Ocean Grove
- Shuttle Bus door to door for groups (great for trips to wineries/breweries)
- Free shuttle bus between Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads from 27 Dec - 26 Jan 10am to 6pm, leaving hourly
- Car hire from main companies in Geelong or at Avalon airport (45 km away)
- Drive own vehicle
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Avalon: 27.3 mi
Railway: Geelong: 14.9 mi
Ferry: Queenscliff: 9.9 mi
If driving, Alice's Palace is:
- 1 hr 20 min from Melb GPO.
- 20 min from Geelong.
- 15 min from the Sorrento/Queenscliff ferry
- 40 minutes from Avalon Airport.

Take the Osborne St exit off the Barwon Heads-Ocean Grove Rd and turn right into Inskip St, and you’re there!

Otherwise, you can
- Catch bus 55 from Geelong station to Ocean Grove, hop off at the Riverview Caravan Park and walk for 3 minutes (see directions above)
- Catch ferry from Sorento to Queenscliff and then catch bus 56 from Queenscliff to Ocean Grove, hop off at Thacker St/ Grubb Rd and walk for 3 km or catch UberX from Queenscliff for about $17-$24
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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