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Ships in the Night, Portland, Victoria

Bedrooms 4
Property type hotel


About the property

'Ships in the Night' stands high on a cliff with uninterruptable, spectacular views over Portland Bay. Watch from your living room as the ships and tugs work a busy international seaport. A large commercial and tourist fishing fleet also ply the waters with tourists and locals alike enjoying the thrill of pursuing the popular tuna run.

Your house is an exciting two storey getaway with all mod cons.

The ground floor features a large open plan kitchen, dining and recreation area. Comfortable relaxing formal dining, sitting / reading room, bathroom, laundry and a 4th. bedroom with a queen size bed.

Up stairs you will enter a large recreation area including T.V., lounges and two sofa beds. The second and third bedrooms feature queen sized beds with built in robes are adjoining a large bathroom with both a shower and bath.

The huge master bedroom boasts spectacular sea views, a super king sized bed and walk in wardrobe with full length mirror. The ensuite bathroom boasts a large spa bath and double shower.

Your kitchen is equipped with a state-of-the-art appliances, granite bench tops, dishwasher, induction stove top and microwave amply catering for you stay. Portland offers many fine restaurants and hotels to enhance your dining experience.

'Ships in the Night' has at your convenience a single car garage with undercover access to the house, ample parking for additional cars or boats is provided in the circular driveway.


Portland offers the chance to relax and unwind in the local cafes and boutique shops. Our Lee Breakwater is one of the few places left in Australia where you can cast your fishing line into deep, clean southern ocean water while standing next to your car with the expectation of hooking snapper, school shark or whiting whether you are an expert or novice fisherman.

Whale watching from our cliffs and breakwaters can present some extremely close encounters. Whales frequent Portland Bay as a part of their annual breeding migration and can often been seen up very close to our beaches and breakwaters as they frolic and play with their young. Portland is also the hub for other activities such as fishing charters, cable tram rides, cycling and walking paths, National Parks, Maritime Discovery centre, Lighthouses, Historical buildings, shopping and skate park.

More Details

Allan Geraldene
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday hotel rental in Portland North, Australia

Property Type:
  • hotel
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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Ships in the Night, Portland, Victoria
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

The 2nd time we have stayed and we will be back. Great place

  • Review Submitted: 25/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Excellent property.

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. We had a wonderful holiday. Special thanks to Alan, the property owner. He is very friendly and helpful. The entire house was full of house hold stuf that we everyday need. The ocean view was ausome. Its a neat and clean house. We all rate this house 5 star.

Thank you


Shahana and all our group members.

  • Review Submitted: 17/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victoria, Australia

Fantastic property and seaview

  • 5 of 5

We were blown away by this house, asolutely the best we have stayed in, the view was awesome and the big yard great for the kids.

  • Review Submitted: 07/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

great view

  • 4 of 5

great view but out of town for 4km approx need outdoor deck for entertaining

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Gambier

what a gem

  • 5 of 5

group of 6 adults stayed for a weekend. could not fault the house and content, nothing missing.the view is spectacular, owner very proffesional and helpful. will definately be back.

  • Review Submitted: 18/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

The Portland palace

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely buetiful property with all you could need!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Whale watching, fishing,cafes


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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