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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most romantic place ever. superb luxury and superbly well thought of for any couples need. you get superb ocean views wave crashing sound as your lullby, you wake up the spectaculour sunrise and sleep by holding hands watching sunset in the patio swing. it cant get any better than this for romance. my boyfriend surprised me when...

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi ilovetotravel Thanks for taking the time write your review.We have a 2 night minimum stay but do take 1 night stays with a surcharge. Glad you enjoyed your stay and happy anniversary to you both. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 October 2016

It's always a bit of a lottery when booking accommodation despite much research. This one did not disappoint. Chocolate Gannets is a welcome stop a couple of kms east of Apollo Bay. Apollo Bay would be a great stop over for an early morning assault of the Twelve Apostles. Chocolate Gannets comprises 4 units, stay in units 2 or 4...

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi Willi Thanks for your efforts in writing your review, you've made my job easy as you haven't missed a thing. Yes villa's 2 & 4 have uninterrupted views and villa's 1 & 3 only partial views but also villa 1 is the only villa with views of the township lit up at night from the spa room which no...

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had a really great stay in unit 4. Welcome hamper and bottle of wine was a nice treat too. Uninterrupted views of the ocean were amazing and the fireplace was great. Couldnt access the movie channels on tv at night which was a bit disappointing but spot on unit and great location.

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi Chris Thanks for your review and glad to hear you enjoyed your stay even though it was only for 1 night. TV reception can be funny on the odd occasion because of the remoteness of the area but you still had the best views that you wouldn't find on any TV channel.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We drove the great ocean road several years ago in January. From the minute we arrived it was amazing, the view is priceless. The design and decor is very nice from the bath tub spa room with a fireplace and doors opening on to the view of the beach to the modern kitchen that has everything you need. I don't...

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

H Geoff Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay at Chocolate Gannets in Apollo Bay a beautiful part of the world.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Chocolate Gannets lies about 2kms outside the township of Apollo Bay but is still on the Great Ocean Road (GOR). With 4 villas, #2 & 4 are the front ones with what seem to be the better facilities. #2 had seemed the best option but was already booked when I was researching. But on arrival I think #4 is better....

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi Pinkapple Thanks for taking the time to write your extensive review of Chocolate Gannets and an overview of Apollo Bay. Let me first say that I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return, perhaps during the warmer months. Just a couple of things I need to clarify. All our villa's have the same facilities....

Barossa Valley, Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while touring the Great Ocean Road. If you are looking for comfortable and luxurious amenities with premium accommodation, look no further. I can't wait to return, thankyou for offering this lovely place to stay.

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi TasteEV Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed our premises during your stay. The spa, fireplace, leather lounge, king size bedding are just some of our offerings. Hope to see you again soon.

Heatherton, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's been a delight saying at Chocolate Gannets, in villa 4. Beautifully designed modern accommodation with log-fire, spa and spectacular ocean beach views! The spa overlooking the water was soothing and relaxing. They even have a range of pillows to choose from. We were not expecting a welcome basket with fruit, bread, muesli, chocolates and wine! The WiFi was excellent...

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi istrategy Thanks for taking the time to write the review for your stay. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and the wonderful location we have overlooking the ocean. I will take on board the upgrading of the TV and bring it to the owners attention. Hope you visit us again.

Reviewed 29 March 2016

We recently stayed at Chocolate Gannets over Easter. My first impressions were very positive and throughout our stay, we had a great view, plenty of relaxation time and a fantastic view of the beach. You're just out of town (about 1.5 to 2 K's) so a good walk and you're in the heart of Apollo Bay. We stayed in See...

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi Chris Thanks for taking the time to write your extensive review, it's much appreciated. It will give other prospective guests a great idea of what we have to offer. I do apologise for the wifi, it's one of those things out of our control. I did have one of our staff reboot the modem after you called about the...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with the attention to detail in this wonderful setting. Very comfortable & spacious villas with great views but set in tranquil environment a few minutes from township. Will definitely return. Beautiful walks by the sea & much quieter than busy Lorne just up the road.

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi Selwyn Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Its a wonderful part of the world. Looking forward to your next stay with us.

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I liked the property in every sense, the luxury was quiet visible. The beautiful sea view will not disappoint you. Spacious rooms , ample outdoor space , everything was great. The beach is just across the road and is as good as a private beach since you will hardly find anyone around. Over all a nice experience. But i did...

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Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at Chocolate Gannets, responded to this review

Hi Sachin Thanks for review and glad to hear you could see the luxury of our villa's. You stayed with us over Christmas, the peak period and we accommodated 4 adults and 2 small children (no Charge). Our rates are based on a 2 person stay with additional charges for extra guests. Sorry you felt our price was excessive but...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chocolate Gannets is only 2 1/2 hours drive south west from Melbourne, on the Great Ocean Road, directly opposite a beautiful sandy beach. Surrounded by rolling countryside yet only about 2.5 Kilometres from the Apollo Bay restaurants and cafes, just a 30-40 minute walk along the beach into town.Our 5 star self contained Sea Villas provide luxury accommodation with spectacular views of the southern ocean and its ever changing moods and hues. Each Villa can accommodate up to 4 guests and we are also children friendly. Whether you are just passing through or looking for a family or romantic getaway Chocolate Gannets allows you to have a little indulgence while you are away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chocolate Gannets

Address: 6180 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: £210 - £288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chocolate Gannets 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“stayed in villa 3, even though partial view, it is spectaclour. front villas seem nicer. next time i will be booking them.”
 of 5 bubbles ilovetotravel380, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book units 2 or 4 which have uninterrupted front ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles Willi2020, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose either 2 or 4 with 4 as a best option!”
 of 5 bubbles pinkapple4295, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Villa 4 and Villa 2 have the bets views”
 of 5 bubbles istrategy, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pick Unit 2 or Unit 4 as they face the Great Ocean Road and the beach.”
  • A view of the beach from our front balcony
 of 5 bubbles chrishN3221XU, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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