Drop the anchor and enjoy a Geelong sojourn. With Port Phillip Ferries docking in at Steampacket Quay, all you need to do is pack a bag, board the ferry and enjoy a restful stopover in G-Town. There is an array of exceptional accommodation options all located within less than one kilometre of the ferry terminal. It’s as simple as a hop, skip and a suitcase roll to your delightful Geelong stay.
It’s fitting that we start with this one, Anchor Geelong, once nurses quarters, now a superb Boho Chic/Hampton’s style stay. There are eight studio rooms, each with their own outside courtyard area. The rooms are masterfully designed and impeccably decorated.
Boasting 109 beautifully appointed modern hotel rooms, Novotel Geelong is positioned across from the waterfront which means the room’s balcony views are breathtaking. They also lay claim to a state-of-the-art fitness centre, heated indoor pool and steam room (all of which are open 24 hours). Plus they have their very own Mediterranean-inspired waterfront restaurant and bar.
Choose from five apartments and four townhouses at the luxe Waterfront Apartments. Although this establishment may be more on the boutique scale, guests can still experience the grandeur of Novotel’s fitness and swimming facilities as they are granted access upon booking in at The Waterfront Apartments. The locale is top notch, surrounded by cafes, restaurants and all things truly iconic to Geelong.
Visually beautiful and sustainably developed, the Vue Apartments with capture your attention with their strong design appeal and engage your senses with their well-appointed luxury rooms. Also located onsite is their decadent day spa, providing you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in a relaxing getaway with massages, facials, body treatments and so much more.
Offering 25 stylish rooms for your stay, Comfort Inn Eastern Sands has all the mod cons you will need for a restful overnighter. Their on-the-spot restaurant, Fish Bowl is fully licensed and serves up a menu of fresh and delectable dishes. Full room service is also available for breakfast and dinner.
Quite new to the Geelong accommodation scene, the four-star, city-centre Belmercer Motel embraces its locale with tall windows and balconies showcasing views of Corio Bay. Book yourself into a spa room so you can soak back into a bubble bath, glass of champas in hand. Blissful!
And while in Geelong, be sure to check out the public art scene, the hot spots to dine and all the sights and sounds of G-Town that are within walking distance to your accommodation. Anchor in at Geelong for some rest and relaxation.