Boathouse & Birks River Retreats

  • 138 Liverpool Road, 5214 Goolwa, Australia - View on map
4.8 /5
Hotel type: Bed and Breakfast
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Hotel themes – Boathouse & Birks River Retreats

  • ✓ Gourmet
  • ✓ Design
  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife
  • ✓ Luxury

Quick description

Located next to the historic Birks Harbour Marina, Boathouse & Birks River Retreats offers stunning views and is surrounded by abundant birdlife. Access to a large swimming pool, barbecue facilities and an outdoor dining area is provided.

Boathouse & Birks bed and breakfast is only 1 km from Goolwa main street and 3 kms from Goolwa Beach. Adelaide is a 1-hour drive away.

All luxury retreats include free gourmet breakfast baskets. They also feature river views, original artworks and both maritime books and artifacts. Free WiFi and free parking are offered.

Your air-conditioned, self-contained apartment or cottage also comes equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD player, kitchen and an en suite bathroom with organic free toiletries as well as a hairdryer and bathrobes. Pool towels are provided.

Rooms: 3

Important information

Please note that Boathouse & Birks River Retreats does not accept payments with American Express or Diners Club credit cards.

Please note the price for Two-Bedroom Apartment with River View is based on 2 guests using 1 bedroom only. This bedroom includes a king-sized bed with luxury linen. Additional charges, per night apply for any use of the 2nd bedroom.

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One-Bedroom Apartment with River View

Food & Drink

Refrigerator, Tea/Coffee Maker, Coffee machine, Dishwasher, Dining area, Kitchenware, Toaster, Oven, Microwave, Kitchen, Stovetop, Outdoor dining area, Dining table, Electric kettle, Barbecue, Outdoor furniture


Toilet, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Bathroom, Toilet paper, Shower

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Dressing Room, Private entrance, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Clothes rack, Soundproofing, Iron, Wardrobe/Closet, Private pool, Sofa, Desk, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Seating Area, Drying rack for clothing, Cleaning products


Flat-screen TV, DVD Player, iPod dock, Blu-ray player, Radio, TV, CD Player


Alarm clock, Linen, Towels


Balcony, View, Terrace, Garden view, Pool view, Riverview, Patio, Lake view


Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Located on the second floor, this apartment is surrounded by beautiful private gardens. It offers a private entrance, 2 balconies, a fully equipped kitchen and an open-plan living area. The front balcony looks over the river, while the rear balcony overlooks a private swimming pool, accessible only by apartment guests. The lounge area offers a wide screen TV.

Two-Bedroom Apartment with River View

Food & Drink

Stovetop, Kitchen, Barbecue, Oven, Tea/Coffee Maker, Electric kettle, Refrigerator, Dining area, Coffee machine, Outdoor dining area, Outdoor furniture, Toaster, Dining table, Kitchenware, Dishwasher, Microwave


Toilet paper, Additional Toilet, Hairdryer, Shower, Bathroom, Additional bathroom, Bath, Bath or Shower, Free toiletries, Bathrobe, Toilet

Room Amenities

Ironing Facilities, Cleaning products, Private entrance, Iron, Sofa, Fireplace, Air conditioning, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Seating Area, Soundproofing, Washing Machine, Drying rack for clothing, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Private pool, Wardrobe/Closet, Heating, Dressing Room, Clothes rack, Fold-up bed, Desk, Tumble dryer


TV, CD Player, Blu-ray player, iPod dock, Radio, Flat-screen TV, DVD Player


Alarm clock, Linen, Towels


Lake view, View, Terrace, Riverview, Garden view, Pool view, Patio


Entire unit wheelchair accessible, Entire unit located on ground floor

Located on the ground floor, this apartment features a private entrance and French doors opening onto the gardens. There is a private swimming pool, accessible only by apartment guests. The apartment offers a fully equipped kitchen and an open-plan living area with a gas fireplace and a wide screen TV. It includes 2 bathrooms and 3 toilets.

Please note the price is based on 2 guests using 1 bedroom only. This bedroom includes a king-sized bed with luxury linen. Additional charges, per night apply for any use of the 2nd bedroom.

Boathouse One-Bedroom Cottage with River View

Food & Drink

Microwave, Outdoor furniture, Kitchenette, Dining area, Kitchenware, Barbecue, Tea/Coffee Maker, Electric kettle, Outdoor dining area, Toaster, Refrigerator, Coffee machine, Dining table


Bathrobe, Bath or Shower, Bath, Hairdryer, Toilet paper, Free toiletries, Shower, Toilet, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Heating, Fireplace, Desk, Private entrance, Dressing Room, Air conditioning, Clothes rack, Sofa bed, Soundproofing, Wardrobe/Closet, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Fan, Cleaning products, Seating Area, Sofa, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Private pool, Drying rack for clothing, Carpeted


CD Player, DVD Player, iPod dock, Flat-screen TV, Blu-ray player, Radio, TV


Towels, Linen, Alarm clock


Terrace, View, Balcony, Riverview, Patio, Lake view, Garden view


Entire unit wheelchair accessible

This free-standing boathouse cottage features a private patio with a BBQ, alfresco dining setting and sun loungers overlooking the river. It offers a galley kitchenette with a dining setting, a wood-fired heater (with supplied firewood) and a sofa bed. It has stylish décor with local artworks and a maritime theme. The bathroom offers a claw-foot bathtub and a separate shower.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of Boathouse & Birks River Retreats

Front-desk/reception area services

Newspapers, Luggage storage, Express check-in/check-out,

Common areas

Garden, Terrace, Library, Sun terrace,


Air conditioning, Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms, Non-smoking throughout, Heating,


Cycling, Fishing,

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services,

Cleaning services

Laundry, Ironing service,

Food & Drink

BBQ facilities, Fruits, Breakfast in the room, Bottle of water,

Pools and wellness

Swimming pool, Outdoor pool,


Secured parking,


Free WiFi! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of Boathouse & Birks River Retreats


From 14:00 hours


Until 12:00 hours

Children and extra beds

Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Children's cots/cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.


Pets are not allowed.

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Free parking
On-site parking
Private parking

Front-desk/reception area services

Express check-in/check-out
Luggage storage



Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services

Cleaning services

Ironing service

Food & Drink

Breakfast in the room
BBQ facilities
Bottle of water


Internet services
Free WiFi

Pools and wellness

Outdoor pool
Swimming pool

Overall room rating

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