Captains Retreat B&B Cottages and Apartments

Room or Suite

2 Ferguson Street, Williamstown VIC 3016, Australia
  • 1-12 Guests
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Beds

Exquisite city-based B&B

First, the location. It's in the heart of historic Williamstown, just a few steps from the water with its picturesque yachts and fishing boats giving the whole area a seaside buzz.

Step inside and this large, exquisitely renovated Victorian home will send you on a voyage of discovery. The owner has a most wonderful eye for detail and has filled the house with exquisite antiques, vintage finds and objects d'art everywhere.

Float up the sweeping staircase and be welcomed into the luscious upstairs guest lounge. This is an oasis of elegance and calm, an inviting place in which to enjoy the help-yourself teas, coffees and cakes always on-hand. It's also where memorable breakfasts are served, though on a warm morning we suggest starting the day on the sun-drenched upper terrace with its city skyline views.

The rooms here are all different, though all are beautiful, and each one features either one or two gorgeous, arched lead-light windows. Our favourite is the upstairs Captain's Suite, with its gas log fire, exclusive access to the verandah and spa ensuite. Other rooms are equally charming - think heritage with impeccable taste and style. And for that added indulgence, there's also an in-house beauty and massage room. We love it all! 


  • Breakfast provisions
  • Kitchen
  • Spa bath
  • Outdoor dining
  • Garden

Perfect for...

  • Couples
  • Groups


20 minutes or 14.5km from Melbourne CBD. 30-minute train journey from Flinders Street Station (Williamstown has three easily accessible railway stations). 30-minute drive from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine).

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Cancellation policy

All bookings made on Beautiful Accommodation are subject to a cancellation fee of 12.5% (of the total transaction value), in addition to the existing cancellation policy of the property:

Unless the property is able to re-let your room,  guests will be charged for it if insufficient notice of cancellation has been given. The more nights booked, the more difficult it will be to re-let those rooms at short notice. Give as much notice as possible. The property does give a refund if the room is re-let (less a small administration fee of $20). Cancellations must be made by phone on (03) 9397 0352 between 8am and 9pm or after that by email to Notice required (according to length of stay): 1 to 3 days, 48 hours notice required; 4 to 13 days, 1 weeks' notice required; 14 days or longer, 2 weeks' notice. Cancellation fee: $20 per block of consecutive blocks (irrespective of length of stay or number of blocks).

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No refund if less than 48 hours’ notice is given unless we are able to re-let the room. If adequate notice is given and the room is able to be re-booked we will refund your booking less a $20 administration fee. The more nights you have booked the more difficult it will be to re-let those rooms at short notice. So please give us as much notice as you can. NOTICE REQUIRED according to length of stay: 1-3 days: 48 hours’ notice required; 4-13 days: 1 weeks’ notice required; 14 days +: 2 weeks’ notice. CANCELLATION FEE: $20 per block of consecutive blocks (irrespective of length of stay or number of blocks). For all cancellations please contact:

Check-in policy

Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00