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Address: 25 Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 5229 3705
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Home to iconic Festival of Sails, RGYC offers residents & tourist’s...

Home to iconic Festival of Sails, RGYC offers residents & tourist’s stunning marina views over the picturesque Geelong Waterfront. A full range of Sailing experiences, Twilight Racing & summer music sessions on the lawn is available – something for everyone! Boating visitors can berth 50m from the clubhouse & Marina View cafe. The perfect location for a wide range of social events & celebrations.

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Right on the marina!

What a great place for a refreshing stop when walking along the Geelong waterfront. We had coffee and cakes on a sunlit table right on the marina! Magnificent views, large... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
David H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visited for brunch this Saturday, had avocado breakfast which looked spectacular, different with roasted grapes wich I never heard of before, more importantly it tasted as good as it looked, my other half had bruschetta wich also looked amazing, modern menu with alot of great options, coffee was good and staff were friendly, the only downside was the waiting time... More 

Thank Michael77111
RGYC, Membership, Marketing and Communication at Royal Geelong Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Michael, We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful experience at the Club. We look forward to seeing you again during your return visit! More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Where do I start? Did not know about our reservation even though i rang a short time earlier to confirm. Was not acknowledged by staff when we arrived even though we were standing right in front of them. I acknowledge that the place is trying to secure funding for an update as it looks very tired. Staff a bit sloppy... More 

Thank Morrisa20
RGYC, Membership, Marketing and Communication at Royal Geelong Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Morissa, We are extremely hopeful that funding will be approved in the near future so we can deliver a new venue, but this is only the structure, not the people and the service. We were sorry to hear about your mixed experience the other day, and want to invite you back to show you we're serious about excellent customer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

New cafe is serving great food, lovely vegetable frittata and great views across the water. Pity the beer taps were temporarily broken but good selection of bottled beers

Thank AlisterLondon
Management response:

Hi Alister, Great to hear you are enjoying the new look menu at the Marina View Café. You’ll be glad to know our beer taps have been fixed, so next time you will be able to choose from our great range of tap beers as well as our great selection of bottled beers! More 

Balliang Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Friends were visiting for the Geelong Cup so decided to have lunch at the yacht club,well what a mistake that was.The bar was unattended,the receptionist was totally disinterested in notifing anyone to attend. The menu for the meal was totally boring and the kitchen staff didn't appear to be to interested in providing a meal at all.Pathetic attitude.......needs a management... More 

Thank Nick N
Management response:

Hi Nick, It’s unfortunate to hear you had a bad experience at the Marina View Café. We appreciate your feedback and have notified the appropriate staff members to ensure that our service standards remain high every day. We hope you will visit us again soon so that your experience may be much more rewarding. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a refreshing stop when walking along the Geelong waterfront. We had coffee and cakes on a sunlit table right on the marina! Magnificent views, large selection of cakes etc and good coffee. Perfect Saturday afternoon.

Thank David H
Management response:

Hi David, Thank you for your review, and we’re glad you enjoyed the view across Corio Bay! Hope to see again soon for more coffee and cake. More 

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