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

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Last updated: 11/26/2012

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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


      • Smoking Allowed:

        We have 2 designated outdoor smoking areas...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Accessible
      • Children Welcome

      Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26

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

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

      • 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

      • 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

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


      • Townhouse: toilet, combination tub/shower

        Separate WC...moreless

      • 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


          • Television:

            LCD TVs are available in all rooms...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

          • DVD Player:

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

          • Books:

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

          • Games:

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

          • Pool Table:

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

          • Video Library:

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

          • Ping Pong Table


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


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

          Leisure Activities

          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Ocean View
          • Beach
          • Town

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card


                  • Fireplace:

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

                  • Parking:

                    Onsite parking is available for all guests...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Free WiFi...moreless

                  • Living Room:

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

                  • Air Conditioning:

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

                  • Heating:

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

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Hair Dryer


                  • Dishwasher:

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

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Each room has its own small refrigerator...moreless

                  • Microwave:

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

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                  • Coffee Maker:

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

                  • Toaster:

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


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Balcony:

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

                  • Tennis
                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Boogy boards are available for guests...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

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

                  • Lawn / Garden:

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

                  Pool / Spa

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


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

                  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: spanish, english


                  • 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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