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HowLongRicho Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 50 m²
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

HowLongRicho Retreat is a house situated in a quiet court location with views over the Lorne Pier & Shelly Beach. It comfortably sleeps up to 12 people and can accommodate 2 -3 famlies or a large group of friends.

Sleeping Configuration

Bedroom 1. 1 x Queen Size Bed

Bedroom 2. 2 x single bed double bunks

Bedroom 3. 1 x Queen Size Bed.

Bedroom 4. 1 x Queen Size Bed.

Bedroom 5. 1 x single bed double bunk

The house features 5 Bedrooms over 3 levels, a well appointed kitchen, ensuite, bathroom, living room, dining room and cosy sunroom. The deck area which faces north & east boasts 180 degree ocean views. The house has central heating, a cosy coonara log fire and air conditioning.


HowLong Richo Retreat is located in the Pt Grey area only a 200 metre stroll to the nearby Pier Restaurant, Fishing Coop and the historic Lorne Pacific Hotel.

A short set of steps leading to the Gt Ocean Rd enables access to a flat gum tree canopied walking track leading to the centre of Lorne a mere 10 minute walk. Lorne offers safe swimming at its patrolled main surf beach, a large skate park and playground on the foreshore to entertain the kids. Excellent restaurants and coffee shops and plenty of good shopping for the girls . HowLongRicho Retreat is an excellent base to explore the wonders of the Great Ocean Rd, Otway Ranges and its beautiful waterfalls, abundant wildlife and bushwalking tracks. Visit Teddys Lookout, go fishing in the rivers or on the beach's. Feed the kookaburras, or dine at the excellent restaurants. Lorne has it all.


HowLongRicho Retreat amenities include

37 & a 50 inch LCD Full HD TV

DVD Player

VCR Player

Radio / CD with iPod Docking Station



Electric Oven & Hot Plates

Microwave Oven

Outside BBQ on rear deck.

Washing Machine

Clothes Dryer


Hair Dryer

Coonara Wood Heater

Central Heating


Table Tennis Table


High Chair.


Linen can be supplied at additional option cost

More Details

Steven Howarth
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday hotel rental in Lorne, Australia

Property Type:
  • hotel
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed
  • 3 queen bed rooms, 1 with full ensuite 1 room with 4 bunk beds 1 room with 2 bunk beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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HowLongRicho Retreat
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews

Excellent property - great views

  • 5 of 5

Good size property with many rooms and good seating for dinner and in the lounge room - also great views and good position

  • Review Submitted: 07/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Gayle, glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you sometime in the future. Regards Steve
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Trip to Lorne

  • 5 of 5

From my mum 80 to my youngest kid 8 were all enjoyed so much living in this clean and comfortable place. It's like a Paradise. Thanks to Steve for being so supportive and helpful through from booking to vacating. Hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sophie for your review, yes the property caters for all age groups. Far enough out of the hustle and bustle of the main street/beach area but closer enough for easy walk to enjoy all Lorne has to offer. We look forward to you being able to return soon. Regards Steve
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia

Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed HowLongRicho! Have fantastic sea views & we even saw a humpback ahale from the deck on this property. Facilties were great

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia

Great property

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at HowLongRicho. Fantastic facilities & very comfortable beds. We even saw a humpback whale from the deck at rear of house. Great views of the ocean. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris for your review glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes it is special to be able to view whales from the deck at times. We love it down there and look forward to each time we stay. Thanks Steve
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Absolutely beautiful retreat house!

  • 5 of 5

We love love love this place with beautiful beach view! Absolutely love it and will definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Excellent property and views

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fabulous time! The property was great with so much room and amenaties. And the view, that was spectacular! So much room on the deck! We are looking at organising another weekend away and definitely will stay here again! Very convenient and close to everything. Owner was so pleasant to deal with, very prompt and organised. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 27/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Pacific Hotel
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Lorne Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Various Restaraunts in Lorne main Street
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Lorne Main
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