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Arabella Country House

7219 Great Ocean Rd, Princetown, Victoria 3269 Australia
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#2 of 2 B&Bs in Princetown
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See why so many travellers make Arabella Country House their bed and breakfast of choice when visiting Princetown. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

The bed and breakfast offers outdoor furniture, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a snack bar. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Princetown Wetlands Boardwalk (2.4 mi) and Twelve Apostles (3.1 mi), guests of Arabella Country House can easily experience some of Princetown's most well known attractions.

If you are looking for a good pub, you may want to check out The 12 Apostles Inn while staying at Arabella Country House.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular park like Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park, which is a short distance from the bed and breakfast.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Arabella Country House as you experience all of the things Princetown has to offer.

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Free parking
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Books, DVDs, music for children
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Non-smoking hotel
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7219 Great Ocean Rd, Princetown, Victoria 3269 Australia
Arabella Country House
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goulburn wrote a review July 2022
Greater Sydney, Australia180 contributions75 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our large room and ensuite . Lovely and warm and everything is immaculately clean. The room is so quite and Lyn and Neil are wonderful hosts . Great breakfast included . We had dinner in Port Campbell at Real food Pizza - delicious . Would highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mark wrote a review Dec 2020
Burwood East, Australia129 contributions16 helpful votes
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Lynne and Niel are absolutely fantastic hosts and went out of their way to make us feel at home and comfortable The breakfast was great and plenty of choices, from fruits to cereal and a scrumptious home-cooked breakfast The house is spacious and clean with great views overlooking fields and the coastline
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Roderick S wrote a review Oct 2020
Doncaster3 contributions
I first stayed at Arabella Homestead in 2004 and I have stayed there many times since usually in June on The Queens Birthday Long Weekend, I have always enjoyed my stays there so much I now spend three nights there as well as seeing the sights each day, I have come to know Neil and Lynne very well and my visits there are always looked forward too very much. My next visit, Hopefully soon once the infamous ring of steel around Melbourne is lifted. P.S. By the way my last visit was June 2019
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Celia C wrote a review Sept 2018
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Great location for us after our long drive from Melbourne, we drove all the way to port campbel and worked our way back up stopping at the bay of islands, London bridge, and loch ard gorge. It was getting late by then so we checked into to Arabella b&b. Neil and Lynne were very welcoming. The house was very lovely. We had the family room. One double bed and 2 single and an ensuite, room was very spacious and clean. The bed was so comfortable. There were also books and games for the kids in our room. Short drive out to town for some dinner. There is nothing around within walking distance though. In the morning we had cooked breakfast which was lovely. Other options like toast, yoghurt, muesli and fresh fruits were also available. there was a fridge along the corridor, with juice and water for us to help ourselves to. Our kids loved Bill, the friendly Jack Russel. Thank you Neil and Lynne. We enjoyed our stay here and would recommend it to anyone.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Swannifer wrote a review Mar 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom942 contributions160 helpful votes
Lynne and Neil, the owners, are the cutest older couple. Very friendly and their dog Bill is so cute! The guesthouse has 4 rooms, we were in Cape Otoway room. The decor is... traditional shall we say but it couldn’t be any other way! It was very clean and the breakfast provided is comprehensive and very good! Neil chatted to us in the morning giving us some tips on our trip. There is a little fridge in the corridor with sodas, water and beers, and a fruit bowl on top that you can help yourself to. Location is great, very remote and peaceful (we saw kangaroos from our window in the morning!) and about 15 mins drive to 12 apostles. My only down points are there is no internet and the water was cold when I tried to have a bath.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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John N wrote a review Feb 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom81 contributions24 helpful votes
This place is special. The proprietors clearly believe in a very high level of service and standards - I had very quickly come to believe that this place oozes standards, as everything is just so in the nicest sense. My room was big and very comfortable - everything I needed was to hand, and the place was spotless. Breakfast was a real experience - it looked so good that it seemed almost a shame to eat it, and, of course, it tasted just as good. And the view was stupendous out across rolling grassland to the cliffs and the southern ocean - what a joy it must be to wake up to that each morning. And the two proprietors are so welcoming and kind. I had in fact made a bungle with my booking, and they sorted it out for me just like that and with no fuss. Truly this is a special place, which I would recommend to anyone.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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chukarhead wrote a review Sept 2017
el paso65 contributions29 helpful votes
I found the place to be charming and I definitely did not see any places that looked to be nicer while we were hanging around in Port Campbell. The location is excellent, very close to the Twelve Apostles. It was easy to find even in the dark. The couple who run the place are very nice and I enjoyed talking to them. There was a nice view of the ocean in the dining room and while we enjoyed breakfast our hostess made us aware of some colorful birds in their garden that were amazing to see. The host recommended a movie about a dog who was trained to protect the little penguins. I will be checking that out. I did not have any problems with the room, the decor, the owners, or the dog. It was fun to play with the dog.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Loki_crazycat wrote a review July 2017
Ballarat, Australia9787 contributions60 helpful votes
I spent a night here to be closer to the Port Campbell NP. The house is lovely - quiet, spacious, comfortable, amazing views. I loved having the lounge room for guests, and being able to make cups of tea. My room was really large and very clean. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was fantastic - it had a spa bath. The heater was really warm on a cold day. The little things were really nice - free drinks in the fridge, chocolates in the room, books on birds, mammals and the GOR in the lounge. Breakfast was really good - don't miss the fruit salad. Lynne and Neil were warm and friendly and my stay was perfect. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2017
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khadija k wrote a review Apr 2017
Lahore, Pakistan28 contributions23 helpful votes
We booked Arabella Country House after reading all the good reviews and don't regret our decision at all.. the place was beautiful and elegant and gives a feeling of stepping back in time.. the place has been lovingly preserved by the owners who were very nice, sweet people who took care of the tiniest details from the welcome tea to the delicious breakfast the next morning.. although the weather was not so great for our visit, the lovely house made up for it. We had a good sleep in the very comfortable beds and although short, the stay gave us what we were looking for: a good rest in comfy surrounds and the homely feeling was a plus.. also must commend them for keeping the little things in consideration.. there were board games for kids who loved playing them and the countryside surrounding the property is just gorgeous..would love to go for a longer stay next time.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
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MrsLB_2012 wrote a review Feb 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom19 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed here for 1 night on our way to Adelaide. Lynne instantly made us feel welcome by greeting us at the door with her two lovely dogs. I'd read a previous review about the dog smell, which we all noticed on arrival, but it really was only apparent up towards their private living quarters. The rooms, while dated, were spotless, and I had my first proper night's sleep since we left the UK thanks to those comfy beds. Breakfast was divine – cooked to order, utterly delicious and with a phenomenal view to the ocean. Lynne couldn't have been more accommodating; you really are staying in their home, which made for a very memorable experience. It's also fantastic for visiting the 12 Apostles, which we did that evening to watch the small penguins come ashore at sunset – a must-see event. Before that we'd driven into Port Campbell for dinner – 12 Rocks Beach Bar Cafe, which we can recommend – which is a 20min drive away.
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arabella Country House
Which popular attractions are close to Arabella Country House?
Nearby attractions include Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park (2.0 km), Wreck Beach (6.6 km), and Princetown Wetlands Boardwalk (4.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arabella Country House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at Arabella Country House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Arabella Country House?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.