Just 200 metres from Apollo Bay Beach, this property offers rooms with lovely sea views, free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast. Set in landscaped gardens, it features a sunny terrace with scenic ocean views, and a guest lounge with a fireplace, a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Apollo Bay Guest House is located on the Great Ocean Road, just 5 minutes’ walk from the Apollo Bay Golf Club. Great Otway National Park is a 20-minute drive, and Melbourne is a 2.5-hour drive away. Featuring antique furniture and French décor, all rooms at Guest House Apollo Bay have a bathrobe and a refrigerator. Some rooms also have a spa bath and laundry facilities.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Apollo Bay Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 23 Mar 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 double bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Gareth
    United StatesUnited States
    Stunning location, with amazing views from our room over the sea. Really relaxing with great room and sitting area. Stuart is a wonderful, welcoming host. Thank you for a great stay.
  • Nan
    Breakfast was very nice. Liked the muffins and coffee. Good selection of cereals etc
  • Jie
    The view of the room is fantastic. Stuart is so nice and the breakfast he prepared is delicious.
  • Kun
    The owner of the hotel carefully managed, clean, stylish, the room is right on the sea, the view is excellent.
  • Jo-anne
    This place is like a home away from home. Very comfortable and our host is very attentive. Loved the heated bathroom floor. Views were amazing.
  • Thomas
    Great host, great location, lovely view, clean and comfortable, great amenities. Loved it!!!!
  • Josie
    This is a Lovely property , picturesque setting well maintained and comfortable, we stayed in the suite, Stuart was very helpful and attentive he was welcoming and breakfast was lovely each morning in the dining room we thoroughly enjoyed a very...
  • Marcia
    United StatesUnited States
    Delicious breakfast- loved compote on yogurt and muffins. Stewart was an exceptional host. Location so perfect and house a jewel box!
  • Jessica
    Venue was spectacular- incredible views. The host was warm, friendly and welcoming. Stunning antique furniture.
  • Michael
    The Apollo Guest House is a meticulously maintained property in a picturesque seaside location , beautiful furnishings and furniture , spotlessly clean and managed by a charming host Stuart. It was one of the nicest guest houses in which we have...

Property questions and answers
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  • We are trying to book for Feb ‘23 so in case plans might change so far in advance, do you have a refundable rate?

    Thank you for your enquiry. We accept cancellations at no charge up to 7 days prior to arrival. Kind regards, Stuart. Manager
    Answered on 12 December 2022
  • Hi, what time of breakfast?

    We serve a continental breakfast (fruit, yogurt, cereal, toast, jams, & hot drinks) which is served between 8:00 and 9:30 AM
    Answered on 4 May 2021
  • Are children not allowed in this guest house? I

    Hi Our rooms only have one bed in them so are only suitable for couples. Regards Jo Booley
    Answered on 13 September 2022
  • Hi I would like to visit with my mother but she has mobility problems . Are the rooms on the ground floor ? Many thanks

    Hi, We have rooms on the ground floor of the guesthouse but there a 5 steps leading into the guesthouse from where the cars are parked. Kind regards Mary Ann
    Answered on 26 September 2022
  • The studio appears to have a fire wood burning box --is this useable and is there wood available and is there a heating panel in the main bedroom ? I ..

    Unfortunately, the fireplace can not be used. The studio is heated with electric heaters.
    Answered on 25 May 2021
  • Hi there, is there tv in the guest bedrooms?

    There are no tv's in the bedrooms.
    Answered on 30 April 2022
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Host Information

Host review score

The Apollo Bay Guesthouse is a unique bed and breakfast nestled in the peaceful surrounds of the Braham River where it meets the Southern Ocean. A short walk to restaurants, cafes, shops, beach, golf course and wharf. Explore the coastal surrounds and observe the birds. Enjoy day trips to the Otway forest, waterfalls and forest walks, Otway Fly, bike trail, coastline and historic Cape Otway Lighthouse. Enjoy the character and charm of this French influenced elegant retreat. Luxuriously appointed bedrooms with doors opening onto decking featuring magnificent ocean views. Guests have access to either a spacious sun room and lounge in the main house or enjoy the courtyard garden. You can stay at one of our two ensuite bedrooms located in the guesthouse, or in our studio with ensuite bedroom located in a separate building. The guest house bedrooms open directly onto the deck overlooking the river and sea. The studio has sea view from the upstairs bedroom and garden view from the living area. Please note that infants and children under 15 and pets are not accepted. Continental breakfast is included in the rate.
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings *

Facilities of Apollo Bay Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Apollo Bay Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 19:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Apollo Bay Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that reception hours are 08:00 until 19:00.
If you expect to arrive after 19:00, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please let Apollo Bay Guest House know your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that children under 18 years of age cannot be accommodated at Apollo Bay Guest House.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Apollo Bay Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Apollo Bay Guest House

  • The nearest beach is just 600 yards from Apollo Bay Guest House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Apollo Bay Guest House is 1,000 yards from the centre of Apollo Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Apollo Bay Guest House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Apollo Bay Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • Room options at Apollo Bay Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The prices at Apollo Bay Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Apollo Bay Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental