Located in Portland in the Victoria region, Cape Nelson Cottage has a balcony. The air-conditioned property is 1.5 miles from Bridgewater Bay, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site.

The apartment is equipped with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views.

A continental breakfast is available each morning at the apartment.

There's a garden with a grill at this property and guests can go windsurfing nearby.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Cape Nelson Cottage has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 28, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site

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About Cape Nelson Cottage

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  • Just wondering if the property is still available (due to covid restrictions) as we are looking to accommodate a employee who will be in portland.

    HI , yes it is available

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    Answered on May 14, 2020
  • Hi. We would like to visit you but wondering if we can bring our dog? We have a dog cage for travel and to sleep in.

    Hi, yes you can bring your dog, Regards Trevor and Laima

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    Asked about: Apartment • Answered on May 19, 2021
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    by car to Murrells beach is 5 mins

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    Answered on September 18, 2019
  • We have a booking on the 17/09. Do we need any special documents re:covid vax or neg covid test? Thanks

    Guest cancelled booking

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    Answered on September 21, 2021
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    Need a car about 5 mins drive or 30 min walk to Murrells beach

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    Answered on September 18, 2019
  • Hello We are interested in renting this property. Is it dog friendly

    The property is pet friendly.There are 27 acres for your pet to run around in.

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    Answered on January 19, 2020

Hosted by Laima

Host Review Score 10.0


Cape Nelson Retreat is a self contained cottage on the property at 650 Cape Nelson Rd in Portland Victoria Australia

A quiet couple that loves to travel , between us we have travelled over 30 countries, Laima originally from Lithuania has travelled most of europe and north africa and Trevor mostly in australia by 4wd . Laima is also a teacher of english as a second language we love to have visitors to our little paradise hope to see you some time Portland (half way between Melbourne and Adelaide along the coast) Pop - 11000 Cape Nelson 12 km rugged coastline and light house with a small cafe Cape Bridgewater one of the best beaches in Australia ,seal walks, petrified forest Port Fairy 40 min drive to wards Melbourne Nelson 40 min drive towards Mt Gambier (1 Hour)and the Princess Margret caves )

Koalas are frequent visitors in our trees. If you want a secluded beach for a nice walk, Murrells Beach is the right place for you. The sunsets at this beach are also spectacular and if you wish we can take you to this location in a 4 wheel drive(5 mins). 27 acres to walk and explore. Portland Information Portland in Victoria is a medium sized town with a population of about 10,000 people. The township was named after the Duke of Portland in England. Before European settlement the Gunditjmara aboriginal people inhabited the area living in stone huts. In 1834 Edward Henty arrived in Portland from Tasmania and established settlement.

Languages spoken: English, Lithuanian

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Gordon Hotel
    3.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Murrels beach
    1.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bridgewater Bay
    1.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Mount Gambier Airport
    60.8 miles
How to get to Cape Nelson Cottage from Portland Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Cape Nelson Cottage
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Beach
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Lithuanian
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House rules
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

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


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 8 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by Booking.com

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Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

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

Please inform Cape Nelson Cottage of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.