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HowLongRicho Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

HowLongRicho Retreat is 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 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

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • hotel
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 5 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

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HowLongRicho Retreat
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews
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: Stayz
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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: Stayz
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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: Stayz
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: Stayz
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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: Stayz
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Belgrave, Victoria, Australia

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great views, fairly close to everything, amazimg views, lots of facilities. Had an azing time dedinatly would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 14/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 12 guests. Property has 9 beds and can sleep a maximum 12 guests

    Optional Costs
    Linen: $80 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these