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A very comfortable double bed, a rocking chair to relax in and stacks of storage space.This is the heart of my cottage, a combined living, dining and kitchen area compelte with ancient dresser.
Private room in house

Cottage by the sea

Cottage by the sea

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath

Light, bright, attractive single room in historic 1940's cottage with comfy double bed, shared bathroom, kitchen, sitting room, study. All facilities: WiFi, tea and coffee facilities in room, breakfast provided, 3 min walk to beach, 5 min walk to city train, shops across road. Located right at the beginning of the Great Ocean Road, many great local cafes, golf course 2 minutes away, bikes available to use. Very attractive outside courtyard for your use.


Free parking on premises

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Step-free access to the washroom

141 Reviews

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Keith User Profile
November 2017
Absolutely five star hospitality. Lorraine is a delightful host and her home is wonderful. Close enough to Melbourne proper, Altona certainly has it's own charm. I can't imagine a better welcome to the area.

Donna User Profile
October 2017
Just be aware it is 40 minutes train ride to the center of Melbourne but not difficult to get there. A continental breakfast was always ready for us. Lorraine was eager to provide anything we needed. It was a lovely experience and a great place to stay.

Veronica User Profile
March 2017
Lovely stay in a beautiful area. Take advantage of Lorraine's offer to borrow her bikes to explore the trails and sea side roads. Take a ride to the West Gate Punt (36minutes), cross the river and ride through the park trails on the other side of the river. Take a kite surf less…

Anna User Profile
September 2016
Lorraine was an amazing host! Her cottage was perfect - clean, comfortable, and close to all amenities including the train station and beach. She's incredibly helpful and we really enjoyed the tour she gave us of the surrounding area in her car. She made us feel right at home and…

Elisabeth User Profile
April 2018
It was again a wonderful stay at Lorraines place. She is so nice and really helpful and her cottage is comfy and tidy. Highly recommended!

Trish User Profile
April 2018
Absolutely perfect spot and everything you need is there for you to enjoy! Lorraine is an amazingly warm and friendly host.. we felt like we made a new Aussie friend!

Warren User Profile
March 2018
Wonderful hospitality excellent accommodations with laundry service and local recommendations.

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Altona, AustraliaJoined in May 2010
Lorraine User Profile
207 Reviews
Lorraine is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a committed healthy eater and exerciser, reader, political wonk, love being out near, or living in, nature, delighting in my friends and family, most especially my 3 glorious grandchildren. Travel to see them regularly in New York City. What I can't do without: my friends, …
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Altona, VIC, Australia

Altona is a small, pretty bayside village with an attractive shallow beach excellent for children or kite boarders and also excellent for swimmers. It has a terrific pier and you can walk out and watc…

Getting around

My cottage is 5 mins walk to the nearest train station with a direct 20 minute ride into Melbourne, the capital of the state. There are also numerous buses one of which will take you on a 3 hour ride …

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