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1270 ft²
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Garden
BBQ facilities
Washing machine

This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located in the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach offers 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom self-contained townhouse accommodations less than 2 minutes' walk to the main surf beach, 10 minutes walk to shops and 5 minutes walk to the Barwon River.

Renovated in October 2017, the air-conditioned and heated apartment features a gas log fire, large double glazed sliding doors, which open onto the rear deck and native bush garden with a barbecue and sun terrace.The property is 12 mi from the Great Ocean Road, Torquay and Geelong.

There is an open-plan living area downstairs. Free WiFi, a 55-inch flat-screen TV, Bluetooth sound bar and a well equipped kitchen are provided. Guests can stay warm with the gas log fireplace.

A number of activities are offered in the area, including fishing, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle-boarding, snorkeling with seals and scuba diving shipwrecks. There are 9 golf courses within a 15-minute drive of the property.

The nearest airport is Avalon Airport, 17 mi away.

Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 6, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Closest beaches
  • Ocean Grove Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    750 feet from property
  • Thirteenth Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Hosted by Phil & Sue

9.5
Host Review Score

Phil & Sue
Downstairs: Open-plan living with gas log fire, fast Wi-Fi, well-equipped kitchen, 48' TV, Netflix, Bluetooth sound bar, DVDs, reverse-cycle air-conditioning/heating and a bathroom. Upstairs: 3 bedrooms (main with balcony), bathroom and light-filled open office area with fast Wi-Fi and balcony, reverse-cycle heating/air-conditioning, ceiling fans and full length mirror (perfect for wedding guests). Bed arrangements sleep up to 7 (max): Main bedroom - 1 Queen size bed. 2nd bedroom - 2 extra-long Single Beds (203cm long 'twin beds') 3rd bedroom - 1 Queen size bed Travel cot & single futon pull-out mattress for child/teen are also available. PLEASE NOTE: - Bookings for 7 people/use of 5th bed (futon - for a child or teen) is suitable for short stays only. - We no longer supply linens and bath towels as standard, enabling guests the option to BYO (the cleaning fee has been reduced accordingly). However, we do supply bedding. - A Linen Service is available upon request. Fees apply on an outsourced cost-recovery basis. Please let us know 2 weeks in advance if this is required.
Phil is a wine professional with a long work history on the Bellarine in the fine wine and dining hospitality industry, and now lives in Melbourne with his partner Sue. They have a passion for photography and cycling, and Phil is ‘mad keen’ on fishing, so Ocean Grove is perfect. They have lots of local 'intel' about things to do & places to go, so please request a printed copy of suggestions to help plan and pack. Minimum stays apply: (7) seven night minimum stay applies from 23 Dec - Christmas to mid-Jan main holiday period - feel free to inquire about shorter stays as they often emerge between week-long bookings. (4) four night minimum stay for Easter and the lead-in to Christmas. (3) three night minimum stay applies to most other public holiday/long weekends including the Melbourne Cup 'long weekend'. (2) two night minimum stay applies to most other times.
Alice's Palace offers the best of both worlds. Enjoy the most family-friendly surf beach in Victoria AND the sheltered Barwon River waters AND a nearby lake. Imagine your choice of 16 golf courses within a 30 minute drive, fantastic local wineries, boutique breweries and distilleries with live music, fine dining, awesome fishing and local cafes that rival Melbourne. And it's a perfect launch point for exploring the iconic Great Ocean Road. We have local 'intel' on Things To Do, Places To Go which we're happy to share with you, so please feel free to reach out and request a copy, so we can email it to you.
Language spoken: English
What's nearby
  • Adventure Park Geelong
    4.2 miles
  • OneDay Estate Winery & Function Centre
    5.9 miles
  • Fort Pearce
    8.2 miles
  • Queenscliff Harbour
    8.3 miles
  • Geelong Racecourse
    10.2 miles
  • Little Creatures Brewery Geelong
    11.1 miles
  • Geelong Botanic Gardens
    11.3 miles
  • Simonds Stadium Geelong
    11.7 miles
  • Kardinia Park
    11.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Blue Mountain Indian Resturant
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Driftwood cafe
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Oakdene (something special)
    3.7 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Dunes
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre
    11.8 miles
  • Bay City Marina
    11.9 miles
  • Royal Geelong Yacht Club
    11.9 miles
  • Market Square Shopping Centre
    11.9 miles
  • Westfield Geelong
    11.9 miles
  • The Workers Club Geelong
    12.1 miles
  • The Carousel
    12.1 miles
  • Geelong Art Gallery
    12.1 miles
  • Geelong Train Station
    12.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Barwon River (Barwon Heads side)
    1.7 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Point Lonsdale lighthouse
    7.5 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Queenscliff marina
    8.7 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Ocean Grove SLSC patrolled surf beach
    0.1 miles
  • River Barwon River (Ocean Grove side)
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Ocean Grove Beach
    750 feet
  • Thirteenth Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Point Longsdale Back Beach
    4.7 miles
Public transit
  • Train South Geelong Station
    11.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Avalon Airport
    16.7 miles
  • Moorabbin Airport
    37.8 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    42.9 miles
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Amenities of Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Additional bathroom
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • DVD player
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Activities
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Racquetball Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Child safety socket covers
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Business center
Miscellaneous
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
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Check-in

4:00 PM - 12:00 AM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 600 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. That's about 406.53USD. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 18 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that parking is permitted in designated areas only.

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a credit card.

The credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property.

Please note that this property does not have any policies, procedures or resources in place to accommodate the unique needs of school graduates during the annual 'Schoolies Week' period. It does not have adequate resources to engage qualified security personnel to guarantee the safety, comfort and convenience of school graduate guests during this period.

Please note that this property has a 'No Party Policy'.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

A damage deposit of AUD 600 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. That's about 406.53USD. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach

  • Yes, Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach on this page.

  • Check-in at Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach can accommodate this group size:

    • 7 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach.

  • The prices at Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach on this page.

  • Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Racquetball
    • Water park
    • Beach
    • Horseback riding

  • Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 3 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Alice's Palace, 2-minute walk to lifeguard patrolled surf beach is 3,100 feet from the center of Ocean Grove.