Booking a Hotel

Hotel Paynesville

Everyone deserves a relaxing and tranquil getaway so why not enjoy one yourself at Captain's Cove, located on the sheltered and stunning Paynesville canal harbor. Thanks to its convenient location its ideal for boaties as you can step onto your private jetty straight from your door step. It doesn't get more luxurious than that.

By picking a hotel in Paynesville you'll have easy and quick access to all kinds of other wonderful destinations such as Metung, Raymond Island, Gippsland Lakes, Lakes Entrance, Lochsport and the gorgeous 90 mile beach. Booking a hotel with Captains Cove means you can choose from one, two, or three bedroom holiday apartments. These fully self-contained apartments offer two bathrooms, and plenty of resort amenities. On the grounds there is a tennis court, kayaks, indoor heated swimming pool, WiFi, paddle boards, and a boat wash area so you boat is always sparkling clean.


A hotel also means you'll be able to take part in such activities as fishing, sailing, water skiing, boating, swimming, bike riding, hiking, and more. As well you're close to a selection of incredible wineries and restaurants that will satisfy even the most discerning palette.

A holiday apartment at Captains Cove is all about convenience, rest, relaxation, and of course fun. What's great is that you will literally be able to moor your boat in front of your apartment which means it's right there whenever you feel like setting sail and exploring the waterways.

There are 18 apartments available and each is bright and airy and finished with all kinds of wonderful touches. Within a five to 10 minute walk you'll be able to reach the Esplanade, which is the Paynesville hub of boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and supermarkets. Captain's Cover offers boat, car, and trailer parking, a BBQ on the front deck, tourist information that is available to you seven days a week, and a reception that is also open seven days per week. Additionally apartments are located just five minutes from a water fuel jetty so you don't need to worry about where to get fuel, a fish cleaning area on site, safe boating, cruising maps are available, boat repairs and chandlery are located within metres.

To make your hotel stay that much more comfortable each of the apartments offers water frontage, a washing machine and dryer, daily apartment servicing, dishwasher and supplies, reverse cycle air conditioner, Manchester towels and linens, a self-contained kitchen, and two large flatscreen TVs. It will truly feel like your home away from home with all the comforts you could possibly ask for with a luxurious hotel feel.

If you're thinking of staying at Captain's Cove than the water is likely something you plan to take advantage of and explore. With this in mind the Paynesville Canals are perfect for kayaking, paddle-boarding, swimming, and even walking along the perfectly manicured Boardwalk.

Keep in mind when you book your hotel stay that there are festivals, events, and markets happening all the time so you may want to check the events calendar to book your stay during one that interests you. There are even two regular market days per month - the Farmers Market (third Saturday of each month) and the Lions Club Craft Market (second Sunday of each month). These are wonderful opportunities to shop for fresh and local foods and pick up on crafts made by local artisans. The crafts can act as a wonderful souvenir of your stay or as a thoughtful gift for that special someone. Other events include music, sports related, entertainment, and plenty more.

Paynesville just so happens to be known as the boating capital of Victoria so you know you're in for a treat when you visit. With Paynesville being in the centre of the Gippsland Lakes you will be standing at the door of the largest inland waterway in the Southern hemisphere. You'll find a selection of lakes, rivers, coves, and beaches that can be enjoyed year round.

If it's fishing you're looking at doing be sure to check out the Gippsland Lakes Fishing Report that you'll find on the Captain's Cove website. You'll find details on where and what you can catch as well as tips on the best bait to use.




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Captains Cove
Waterfront Apartments

19 Mitchell Street, Paynesville, 3880

  03 5156 7223

  03 5156 0928

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