Originally built in 1897, Guildford River Retreat offers free WiFi. Located alongside Swan River. It is 8 minutes' drive from Perth Airport and 25-minute train ride from Perth city.

Located on the gateway to the Swan Valley, Guildford River Retreat offers rooms with their own bathroom and private entry. Each room includes a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. All rooms include a DVD library, tea/coffee making facilities and bed linen.

Guildford Retreat is ideally located for visits to the Swan Valley wine region, with Sandalford’s Winery just 7 minutes' drive away. There are several restaurants within 10 minutes' walk.

At Guildford River Retreat you will also find a terrace with BBQ facilities and a guest laundry. The property offers free onsite parking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Guildford River Retreat has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 26, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room Type
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you do gift vouchers? I’m thinking of something to add to my son’s fiftieth birthday present
    Thank you for your enquiry yes we have Gift voucher options.
    Answered on 21 September 2021
  • Hi, do you allow smoking outside the room, i.e. on the patio? We'd ensure smoke didn't enter the room and cigarettes disposed of appropriately. TIA 🙂
    Sorry for the delay in responding to your question. yes smoking is permitted on one of the two terraces located at the back of rooms in the garden area.
    Answered on 18 March 2021
  • Hi Lyn here. Do you have a wifi connection for guests?
    Hi Lyn Yes we offer complimentary wifi for our guests. Kind regards Guildford River Retreat
    Answered on 24 September 2022
  • How far is the property from Sandleford Estate?
    Hello Sandalford Estate is 3.7kms from Guildford River Retreat. Taxi or Uber are reliable.
    Answered on 3 December 2019
  • Hi can you smoke outside on the balconys
    Hello Thank you for your enquiry. No there is no smoking permitted on the balcony's however there are two terraces in the garden area were smoking i..
    Answered on 28 October 2021
  • Still looking?

Host Info

Company review score: 9.3Based on 187 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Jon and Shelley are passionate about two things: providing you with a great stay, and the environment, which is reflected by the way Guildford River Retreat is run. Jon is a keen gardener, specialising in cycads as can be seen in the extensive gardens. Shelley, your host, aims to go above and beyond to help you with whatever you need. Together they have created a haven within the city where you can visit, recharge and rest.

Property info

Guildford River Retreat is a family run, eco-friendly boutique hotel within a heritage listed building. Located by the Swan River in the historic hamlet of Guildford, we are within walking distance of all the eateries, pubs and antique stores. The entire site is powered by solar energy and we have grey water systems in place for the extensive gardens. We also advocate for guests to recycle mindfully and have a recycling station for them to do so. Our gardens are organic and produce a variety of fruit and vegetables throughout the year, with extensive flower gardens and insect friendly habitats to promote healthy environments. We strive to continually do better and to provide guests with an opportunity to slow down without leaving the city.

Neighborhood info

Guildford is filled with historic landmarks, great food, and plenty of wide open spaces.

Language Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Guildford River Retreat
  • Private Bathroom
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Guildford River Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:30 PM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa American Express Guildford River Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that you must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in.

Please note that any additional bedding requests are subject to availability.

FAQs about Guildford River Retreat

  • Guildford River Retreat is 6.8 miles from the center of Perth.

  • The prices at Guildford River Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Guildford River Retreat can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guildford River Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming pool

  • Check-in at Guildford River Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Guildford River Retreat include:

    • Studio
    • Double
    • Suite