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Lavish, Yet Intimate. Exclusive, Yet Inviting. Romantic, Yet Family Friendly

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Last updated: 10/31/2012

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Barwon Heads bed and breakfast description

Welcome to Whitesbeach Guesthouse, located in beautiful Torquay, Victoria - gateway to the Great Ocean Road and home of the world renowned Bells Beach.

An accommodation unlike any other, Whitesbeach Guesthouse uniquely combines the amenities of a large hotel with the exclusivity and friendly service of a bed and breakfast.

We offer in-house suites as well as a self-contained townhouse and can accommodate up to 13 guests.
A plentiful gourmet continental breakfast, free WiFi, an indoor heated pool and tennis court are just a few of the features that set us apart.

Whether you’re travelling for business, a romantic get-away or a relaxing family holiday, Whitesbeach Guesthouse is the perfect place to make it happen.

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 1500 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Hotel


      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Smoking Allowed:

        We have 2 designated outdoor smoking areas...moreless

      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26

      • Sunshine Suite: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        Located on the 2nd floor of the main house ...moreless

      • Cosy Corner: 1 king

        Ideal for families with infants or toddlers...moreless

      • Ocean View Suite: 1 king

        Private balcony with ocean views...moreless

      • Whitesbeach West: 1 king

        Ground floor suite with private deck with outdoor shower....moreless

      • Whitesbeach East: 1 king

        Ground floor suite with private deck with outdoor shower....moreless

      • Prince Suite: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

        3rd floor with private balcony and ocean views...moreless

      • Princess Suite: 1 king, 1 double

        3rd floor with private balcony, ocean views and spa...moreless

      • The Coach House: 1 king, 1 double, 3 twin/ single

        This self-contained town house is ideal for larger groups...moreless

      • All suites are equipped with LCD TVs, BluRay DVD players, Polk SurrondBar audio, small refrigerators, ironing facilities, hair dryers. All King beds can be split into 2 king singles. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Townhouse: toilet, combination tub/shower

        Separate WC...moreless

      • Ocean View Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


      • Cosy Corner: toilet, combination tub/shower


      • Whitesbeach East and West: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

        Each suite also has its own outdoor shower and vanity...moreless

      • Princess Suite: toilet, shower, jetted tub

        Double vanity. Walk in rain shower...moreless

      • Prince Suite: toilet, shower, bidet

        Walk in rain shower...moreless

      • Sunshine Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower


      Other Amenities

          • Smoking is allowed in 2 designated outdoor smoking areas


          • Books:

            A selection of books is available in our library reading room...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Blu Ray/DVD players are provided in all rooms...moreless

          • Games:

            A variety of complementary board games are available for guests...moreless

          • Ping Pong Table
          • Pool Table:

            Our full size billiards table makes every game of pool a social event....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Foxtel is available in the billiards room and Coach House...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Each suite is equipped with a Polk Surround bar speaker system that has a portable music input....moreless

          • Television:

            LCD TVs are available in all rooms...moreless

          • Video Library:

            An in-house selection of complementary DVDs are available for all guests...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Festivals
          • Playground
          • Rain Forests
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Ocean View
          • Town

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 18 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            Each suite has its own split system heating/cooling unit...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Winters are warmer with our open fireplace in our billiards room. ...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Each suite has its own split system heating/cooling unit...moreless

          • Internet:

            Free WiFi...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            Multiple living rooms are available, including our library and billiards room....moreless

          • Parking:

            Onsite parking is available for all guests...moreless


          • Coffee Maker:

            Our resident barista “The Beast” serves up the perfect coffee all day long...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Full crockery and cutlery are available for guests in the common area kitchenette...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            A dishwasher is available in the common area kitchenette...moreless

          • Microwave:

            There is a microwave in the common kitchenette. Some of the suites have their own microwave....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Each room has its own small refrigerator...moreless

          • Toaster:

            A toaster is available in the common area kitchenette...moreless


          • Balcony:

            A balcony with ocean views is available to all in our library area...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden:

            Whitesbeach Guesthouse is set on 1 acre of beautifully landscaped grounds...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Or if the weather turns sour, take advantage of our indoor tepanyaki grill...moreless

          • Tennis
          • Water Sports Gear:

            Boogy boards are available for guests...moreless

          Pool / Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Hot Tub
          • Indoor Pool
          • Private Pool

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card


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              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Tax Rate 10%


              We understand things do not always go according to plan and as much as possible we will try to accommodate when booking changes. However, we reserve the right to charge you the following:

              1. If you cancel your booking less than 14 days prior to your stay, we will keep your deposit.

              2. If you cancel your booking less than 5 days prior to your stay, we will charge you the entire amount of your stay

              Please visit our website for details on room rates

              Booking Policy

              A deposit of 1 night or 50% (whichever is greater) of total booking is required to secure your accommodation. Reservation is not confirmed until the deposit has been received.

              100% of payment will be collected 5 days prior to your stay. Failure to pay balance by due date will be viewed as a cancellation of your booking.

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              51 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Avalon Airport
              3 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              42 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              The Sands
              25 Kilometres
              Nearest Train
              3 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Surfcoast Highway
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Peppers at the Sands
              170 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Lake Mountain
              100 Metres
              Nearest Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Torquay is the official start of the Great Ocean Road, the home of Bells Beach and birthplace of iconic brands Rip Curl and Quicksilver. Originally built on the back of its strong surfing traditions, Torquay has developed into one of Victoria's most popular holiday destinations. hether you’re looking for a relaxing family escape or a romantic getaway, Torquay will deliver.

              There’s no doubt the main attraction of Torquay is its diverse beaches. From the family friendly, tree lined front beach, to the mighty Bells Beach, home of the Rip Curl Pro surfing title, Torquay’s beaches offer something for everyone.

              But don’t let its lazy beach culture fool you. Torquay also boasts a range of other attractions that are sure to keep you entertained, including:

              • Surf City Plaza, home to the Surfworld museum and major surfing brands Rip Curl, Quiksilver, Strapper, Gash and Rojo

              • More than 20 quality restaurants, many overlooking Torquay’s beautiful esplanade and beaches

              • The Great Ocean Road, including the Great Otway National Park and Twelve Apostles

              • As many golf courses as there are apostles

              • 60+ wineries dotted about Geelong’s wine regions

              • Day Spas such as Endota, Saltair and Jurlique


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: When people learn we run a bed and breakfast, their first question is usually “Have you managed a hotel before?”, to which our answer is “No, but we’ve stayed in lots of them.” So in case you’re curious about how we got here, here’s (a very brief version of) our story: Stephen and Claudia met in 1996 while working in a Miami restaurant and paying their way through college. Claudia was a bartender and Stephen a waiter, so the pecking order was established from day 1. Stephen and Claudia married in 1999 and started a journey which has taken them all around the USA and the world. In the USA Miami became Houston, which became Portland, which became Seattle. During their 5 years in Seattle, Stephen worked at Microsoft while Claudia was busy embracing the gift of motherhood with their first two children (Liam and Veronica) In 2007, not content with the perfection of the Northwest USA, Stephen and Claudia decided to change contintents, careers and climate After a 6 month stop in Chile (Claudia’s original home) they finally ended up in Australia (Stephen’s original home). For the past 5 years, Stephen has worked in financial services, helping his father Brian sell his business while successfully setting up his own. In 2011, Stephen and Claudia welcomed child number 3 (Dillon) into the world. As you can see our lives have been quite a journey thus far. So when the chance for a new adventure came along, we couldn’t refuse. That’s the short version of the story. We look forward to sharing more with you in person as well as hearing yours.

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              Speaks: english, spanish


              • Main residence

                Main residence

              • Gourmet continental breakfast

                Gourmet continental breakfast

              • Whitesbeach East and West suites private outdoor showers.

                Whitesbeach East and West suites private outdoor showers.

              • Whitesbeach East and West suites private decks

                Whitesbeach East and West suites private decks

              • Prince suite

                Prince suite

              • Private tennis court

                Private tennis court

              • Onsite parking

                Onsite parking

              • Indoor heated pool and spa

                Indoor heated pool and spa

              • In-ground trampoline

                In-ground trampoline

              • Full size billiards table

                Full size billiards table

              • Free gourmet coffee

                Free gourmet coffee

              • Whitesbeach East and West suites

                Whitesbeach East and West suites

              • Welcome Home

                Welcome Home

              • Artistic landscape design

                Artistic landscape design

              • Beautifully landscaped garden

                Beautifully landscaped garden

              • Indoor heated pool and spa

                Indoor heated pool and spa

              • Prince suite rain shower

                Prince suite rain shower

              • Landscaped gardens

                Landscaped gardens

              • Children's cubby and playground

                Children's cubby and playground

              • Open fire

                Open fire

              • Table tennis (ping pong) table

                Table tennis (ping pong) table

              • The Coach Houses

                The Coach Houses

              AU$2,575 per night (AUD)

              7 Bedroom / 7.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 26

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              Minimum stay: 1 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english, spanish
              • Calendar last updated 10/31/2012
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