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Circa 1902 Queenscliff

59 Hesse St, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
The Circa 1902 restaurant and wine bar is located within the beautiful building that was formally, The Queenscliff Inn, on the main St. The Hotel provides refurbished accommodation, with freshly laid carpet More and TV's in each room as well. The business is owned and operated by Chris Dinneen and Sally Denahy who certainly know how to provide a delicious, welcoming and friendly dining experience! The wine bar offers occasional live music and an ambiente experience. The owners pride themselves on first impressions, lasting memories. The menu features fresh local seafood as well as home-style cooking that are inspired by the beautiful flavours found along the Mediterranean. The restaurant also offers an all day TAPAS menu. The menu is always changing and developing. Specialty nights are also on offer from a taste of India to Paella. The extensive wine and beer list highlights some of what the local region has to offer. The restaurant is open Tuesday- Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$87 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Queenscliff Inn
Australia > Victoria > Queenscliff
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Staff were extremely friendly on check in, however the rest was a little disappointing. Could hear the Tv from the room next door that clearly that I could tell they were watching Harry Potter. Room was very chilly with just a small oil heater for warmth. Blinds were so thin were
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Queenscliff offers many nice surprises and this is one of them. Chris and Sally started refurbishing this Accomodation style Hotel ( not a public house) with a lovely restaurant 2.5 years ago, a mammoth task that is now starting to realise its potential.Obviously 1902 vintage I w
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Had Sunday lunch at Circa on a trip to Queenscliff with my husband and daughter. We had to wait over 35 minutes for our lunch to be ready. The staff were apologetic and informed us that the delay was due to the fact that the food is made fresh. As we were after a drive down from
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Wow! I just had the seafood pie and it was divine!!! This restaurant is so well priced - the food is beautiful- excellent service and the atmosphere with the open fire is very cosy and warm!!! I can thoroughly recommend this restaurant!
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Response from QueenscliffInn, Owner at Circa 1902 Queenscliff
Responded 1 Jul 2018
How wonderful to have you visit our restaurant - all the way from WA- thankyou for your review we loved having you stay at our hotel
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Very pleasant and interesting re-decoration of the dining room. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff and great food without breaking the bank. The lunch menu was excellent and happy to return for dinner on our next visit to Queenscliff..
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Response from Chris D, Owner at Circa 1902 Queenscliff
Responded 17 Jun 2018
Thank you for taking the time to review us. We have invested a huge amount of time and money into refurbishing Circa 1902 and its feedback like yours that puts a big smile on our faces. We are so proud of what we have been able to achieve and are so appreciative of our dedicated and extremely talented chef and kitchen hands, floor staff, accommodation staff, they are an amazing team who have created a thriving restaurant and guest house. We would love to see you back for dinner.
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"we did not stay in the hotel, just dined at the restaurant"
"We did not stay overnight so can't comment on the rooms"
"Ask for room 21 - it's the best they have."
"Ask for room 21."
"Room are authentic and offer a real historical experience."
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