Located in the heart of Queenscliff this spotless dog friendly home is a 2 minute walk to the local cafe, 3 minutes to the Swan Bay walking and bike tracks into Point Lonsdale, and 5 minutes to the beach and the Hesse St town centre. The front of the home is a classic 19th century cottage that has been renovated and extended, resulting in a lovely, comfy light filled home. The house boasts all the modern amenities including central hydronic heating throughout, a wood fire heater and R/C air-conditioner.
Galway Cottage is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home - the main bedroom is at the rear of the home. It is carpeted and has a king bed, TV, ceiling fan and french doors to the back deck and yard. It also has a beautiful luxurious ensuite with a rain head shower. The 2nd bedroom is also carpeted and has a queen bed and ceiling fan and the 3rd bedroom has timber floors with a rug and contains a pair of single bunkbeds. The second bathroom includes a deep bath, shower, vanity and heated towel rails with a separate toilet. The accommodation would be suitable for two smaller families or two couples to share.
The Cottage has two living areas, the front living area in the original part of the house includes a comfy window seat that provides a great spot to read a book or just watch the world go by, a new wood burner and a breakfast table leading into the lovely open galley kitchen. The kitchen has a gas cooker, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave and all the amenities you would require. The back living area has feature glass sliding doors on either side to catch the cross breeze, and links onto the generous back deck and large garden with lots of fruit trees. This living area has a large flat screen Smart TV, air-conditioner and dining table with seating for 8.
The house has a large laundry with a front loader washing machine and dryer. If you need to do the washing, these amenities make short work of it. The laundry is a generous size making it perfect to store your beach or outdoor gear in.
The outside deck area offers a great spot for BBQ's with an outdoor dining suite plus a fire pit for the cooler evenings. Beyond the decking is a great grassed area full of fruit trees you may help yourselves to when in season. Up the rear of the property is the children's cubby house and clothes line. The house is perfect for you to bring your fur baby as its fencing is secure and the garden has plenty of room for them to play and explore.
Galway Cottage has loads of features making it a perfect family or couples getaway in both winter and summer. Wood burner, hydronic heating, air-conditioning, outdoor shower and quality finishes. A starter pack of wood is supplied but you will need to source your own wood if you wish to continue using it throughout your stay. The property is walking distance to train, cafe, shops, main street, churches, tennis and bowling club and the beach & yacht club and has easy access to the bike and walking path along Swan Bay.

Dogs are permitted at this property for an additional $33.00 fee per pet. Please also bring your own dog bedding, bowls, towels etc. If you require specific conditions at the property for your dog, such as secure fencing, please ring our office to discuss prior to booking.

Linen is not provided at this property but if required, can be added for an extra fee: or, you can bring your own sheets, pillow cases, doona covers, towels, bath mats & tea towels. The bedding configuration is: 1 x king, 1 x queen, and 4 x single. . Linen hire is available from our office but needs to arranged at least one week in advance. Linen packs cost $50.00 per pack per bed without bedmaking, or $75 with bedmaking.

If a fee needs to be paid separately because your booking has come through to our office from a portal such as AirbNb,, vrbo or homeaway/stayz, our office will need to provide you with our direct bank account details to pay the money into. If the booking is through our website direct, guests can choose this extra at the time of booking or call our office to ask to have the fee added to the tariff. Please contact if you would like to make any further enquiries.

Your credit card details will be retained as a Security Bond.

* There are building works next door, there may be building noise during your stay.
**Please be aware that wifi signals in the Queenscliff & Point Lonsdale areas can at times be very weak, particularly in high peak holiday season. QCHB do not accept any responsibility on the speed or reliability of internet connections.

This booking is facilitated by Queenscliff & Coastal Holidays and as such please ensure you are familiar with our Terms & Conditions as provided on our Website.


  • Recently Renovated
  • Close proximity to Blues Train
  • Walking distance to Queenscliff Music Festival
  • Walking distance to parks
  • Walking distance to beach
  • Large screen TV
  • Multiple TV
  • Startup Bathroom Amenities
  • Entertaining deck with BBQ
  • Large Backyard with secure fencing
  • Great for Special Occasions
  • Great for Family Fun
  • Walking distance to beach and parks
  • Large Backyard with secure fencing
  • Wi-Fi


  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Dishwasher & Microwave
  • BBQ
  • Central heating
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Ceiling fans
  • Wood Heater
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Heated towel rails
  • Starting bathroom amenities
  • Toilet
  • DVD/Video
  • Flat screen television
  • Televisions in bedrooms
  • Wifi
  • Full laundry
  • Front load washing
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Outside deck area
  • Secure Garden
  • Pet Friendly
  • Car Parking space
  • 2 Car Parking Space
  • On street parking

    Property Ratings

  • Overall Rating: 9.5/10
  • Would you stay at the property again ?: 100%
  • How do you rate the cleanliness of the property when you arrived ?: 9.5/10
  • How did the property rate in comparison to what you saw on the website ?: 9.5/10
  • How do you rate your property with regards to "value for money": 9/10
  • How do rate the booking process ?: 9/10
  • How do you rate our consultants knowlege of the property you stayed: 10/10
  • Would you recommend our business to your family and or friends: 100%

Bedding Configs

Bedding Configuration

  • bedding config single Singles : 4
  • bedding config double Doubles : 2

Bedding Explained


  • Double Beds: 0
  • Queen Beds: 1
  • King Beds: 1


  • Single Beds: 4
  • Sofa Beds: 0
  • Fold Away Beds: 0


Enquire about this property

Office: (03) 5258 3763


Events Calendar

Queenscliff Heritage Walk

Dates: 29-February-2020 - 29-February-2020
Experience a living history on a guided tour around our beautiful town. The walks take approximately one and a quarter hours and take you past a few of the towns historic buildings. There are many facets to be highlighted in this short history of Queenscliff including early settlement, the maritime and military connection, and the splendid hotels and guesthouses. Today many nineteenth century buildings have been restored once again offering visitors a picturesque seaside resort town.
Queenscliff Visitor Information Centre
55 Hesse Street,
03 5258 4843

Queenscliff Maritime Museum

Dates: 01-July-2019 - 30-April-2020
"Escape into Queenscliff's fascinating maritime past..." EXPERIENCE TALES OF THE SHIP WRECKS, LIFEBOATS, FISHERMEN, RESCUES, LIGHTHOUSES, SHIPPING & BOATING, AND ALL THE MARITIME HERITAGE AROUND THE 'RIP' (THE ENTRANCE TO PORT PHILLIP FROM BASS STRAIT). The Museum was established to preserve and display the last lifeboat, the 'Queenscliffe', which served for 50 years until she was retired from service in 1976. The restored 'Queenscliffe' now forms the core of the museum display, surrounded by rare artefacts and objects illustrating the Lifeboat service since the 1850s. The Museum's maritime collection is displayed in the Museum itself, as well as in the Museum grounds where you can explore maritime relics and several historic buildings housing various displays. Make sure you browse the Museum's nautical Gift Shop for that perfect keepsake. *OPEN 11.00AM - 4.00PM DAILY (closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Anzac Day - am only)*
2 Wharf Street

Locals Night - Queenscliff Brewhouse

Dates: 18-September-2019 - 30-April-2020
The Queenscliff Brewhouse, former Esplanade Hotel is a historic 1878 pub with a veranda overlooking the bay. Located at the end of Hesse St, next to the park and near the pier. Many events are held throughout the year, especially in the Whisky Bar upstairs. Locals nights, trivia, and whisky tastings are regularly occurring. Please refer to the website for further details.
The Queenscliff BrewHouse
2 Gellibrand Street