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4.8/5 Exceptional
125 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer


Explore the area

Popular LocationPaynesville Maritime Museum12 min walk
Popular LocationPoint Fullarton Gippsland Lakes Reserve4 min drive
Popular LocationEagle Point Gippsland Lakes Reserve10 min drive
AirportBairnsdale, VIC (BSJ)20 min drive

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  • 1 Bedroom Waterfront

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • 2 Bedroom Waterfront

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 2 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • 3 Bedroom Waterfront

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 3 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 6
    More details3 Bedroom Waterfront
  • Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen

    Room amenities

    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen
  • Basic Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (Non-Waterfront)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsBasic Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (Non-Waterfront)
  • Basic Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Accessible (Non-Waterfront)

    Room amenities

    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsBasic Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Accessible (Non-Waterfront)

About this area


Located in Paynesville, Captains Cove Resort is in a rural location and on the waterfront. Paynesville Maritime Museum is a cultural highlight and some of the area's popular attractions include St Mary's Catholic Church and Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre. Discover the area's water adventures with waterskiing, sailing and boat tours nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Paynesville Maritime Museum - 12 min walk
  • Point Fullarton Gippsland Lakes Reserve - 4 min drive
  • Eagle Point Gippsland Lakes Reserve - 10 min drive
  • Mitchell River Silt Jetties Gippsland Lakes Reserve - 13 min drive
  • Jones Bay Gippsland Lakes Reserve - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Bairnsdale Station - 17 min drive

About this property

Captains Cove Resort

Beach apartments near Paynesville Maritime Museum
Guests at this beach apartment building will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a microwave. Comforts include a pillowtop bed and premium bedding, and guests will also find conveniences, such as a washer/dryer and a dining area. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Captains Cove Resort offers 14 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4-star apartment has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and hairdryers.

This Paynesville apartment provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 42-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

Property amenities


  • Indoor pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking

Family friendly

  • Cots (infant beds): AUD 15.0 per day
  • Childcare (surcharge)


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Pillow-top mattress


  • Soap
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Dining room
  • Sitting area


  • 42-inch LCD TV with digital service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Balcony or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Work spaces

  • Laptop workspace


  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • No lifts
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Local maps
  • Window screens
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • On the lake
  • On the waterfront
  • In a rural location
  • On the boardwalk

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Motor-boating on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Fish cleaning table on site
  • Bike rentals on site
  • Marina on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Swimming nearby


  • 14 rooms
  • Built in 2000
  • Access via exterior corridors



Check-in between 2 PM and 6:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per day

Payment types

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Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.3 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments Paynesville Apartment
Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments Apartment
Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments Paynesville
Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Captains Cove Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Captains Cove Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Captains Cove Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 6:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Paynesville, this beach apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paynesville Maritime Museum and Koala Trail. Mitchell River Silt Jetties Gippsland Lakes Reserve and St Mary's Catholic Church are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Captains Cove Resort

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Great balcony. Very comfortable spot to stay. Would recommend to stay.

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

    Location truly tranquil, extremely comfortable accommodation and staff friendly and welcoming

    Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    We found this to be ideal for our needs. Clean & comfortable. Full kitchen was really great.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities


    Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020