VIC Tourism welcomes Captains Retreat B&B in Williamstown, find and discover wonderful places to visit in Williamstown.Captains Retreat B&B 2012 RACV People's Choice Award! Just one door from the water and walking distance to restaurants, shops and yacht clubs, Captains Retreat is a beautiful, recently refurbished Victorian in a fabulous location. This charming old home with its somewhat chequered history, (including having been a nunnery and a brothel!), boasts beautiful decor, very comfortable beds, ensuite bathrooms (3 with spas) digital televisions, gas fireplaces in most bedrooms and two suites even have their own private lounge rooms! There is also a large guest lounge with fire and guest balcony. Its a big house! Your choice of continental or cooked breakfasts are served either in the downstairs kitchen, up in the guest lounge/dining or on the north facing rear balcony. You can choose between 5 lovely rooms/suites (all with very comfortable Queen beds & ensuites) and you also have full access to the beautiful, large guest lounge with north-facing balcony, unlimited tea,coffee & home-made munchies and a delicious full cooked breakfast.
Captains Retreat B&B has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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