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Is it safe to come during COVID-19? COVID MODIFICATIONS

COVID MODIFICATIONS  (Open Weekends – October 2020 to May 2021)

We are only operating ONE GUEST ROOM only (The Verandah Room)

It is ROOM ONLY, so NO BREAKFAST or access the to guest sitting-room – sorry!

We are currently opening WEEKENDS only (Friday/Saturday/Sunday and 2 night minimum – discount for 3 nights.)

The room has private secure contactless access from the front verandah and we will give you a code to get the key from a safe.

We may be around, in our own section of the house, but we are completely separate.

We are using hospital grade disinfectant and cleaning products and leaving the room empty for 24 hours between guests.

Cleaning, as always, is very thorough and detailed.

Quality Sanitiser is provided for you in the room.

Who are the hosts?

With a background in TV we chose Jervis Bay as our home because of its unique, unspoiled beauty.  Having travelled all over the world we fell in love with Huskisson and bought the historic Huskisson Bed and Breakfast to restore, renovate and create our own version of the perfect place to stay.

Does each room have its own ensuite bathroom?

Yes. Both rooms have cast iron clawfoot baths and showers. The Porch Room shower is over the bath so if you need a walk-in shower choose the Verandah Room

We do not serve breakfast anymore. Sorry!

We are no longer serving breakfast. There are many wonderful cafes and takeaways 5 minutes walk away.

Your room has a fridge, kettle and microwave and you can sit on the lovely verandah.

How do I book? Why do we get redirected to AirBnB to book?

We are only operating one room – the beautiful four poster VERANDAH ROOM

We are offering ROOM ONLY at the moment but there are plenty of lovely places to eat breakfast or a lazy brunch 5 minutes walk away.

During COVID restrictions we are not allowing access to the sitting-room or any internal common areas.

Due to COVID (and a huge change in the insurance industry) we are currently only able to take bookings through the AirBnB gateway. You can click on any of the booking links on this website and it will take you to a secure AirBnB booking system to book THE VERANDAH ROOM. Rates, Terms and conditions are there too – it ranges from $195 to $225.

This is a huge change and we do apologise but we currently have no other options.

Will we have to socialise with the hosts?

We live separately in the main part of the house now.

Guests let themselves into their rooms via a keysafe with direct private access from the verandah. 

We are available for help with anything, or advice about activities in Jervis Bay, but we leave you alone and give you plenty of privacy.

That said, we have made some wonderful friends and have many, many returning guests.

Do you take children?

We are very sorry but we no longer take any children or infants.

Can we walk into Huskisson village?

Yes we are 5 minutes walk from the heart of the village!  We are 3 minutes from the Huskisson cinema or Jervis Bay Maritime Museum and Gallery and all the cafes, restaurants and shops. Across the road from Dent Street hole-in-the-wall cafe open weekends.

Can we get Public Transport – a train and bus to Huskisson?

Yes, but it takes about 4-5 hours from Sydney to here door to door.  Public transport once you are here is few and far between, so we do advise you to drive if you want to see the national parks etc. You can hire a bike of course! Please go to the end of ‘directions’ section of this website for all details.

Driving directions for Huskisson B&B

If using the GPS make sure you put WHOLE address in as there are three Tomerong Streets in the region (one is almost an hour away from us!)

12 Tomerong St, Huskisson, NSW 2540.

If you are coming from SOUTH/CANBERRA allow at least 3 hours at least (with stops) unless it’s a busy Friday night or long weekend.

Route 1 by coast: Via Braidwood and Batemans Bay. Then onto Princes Highway heading north

Route 2: Via the Kangaroo Valley. North onto Hume Highway via Goulbourn and Moss Vale. Then head for Nowra down through Kangaroo Valley. This is a beautiful but mountainous drive. You join the Princes Highway above Nowra and turn right (south).

Route 3: Tarago/ Sandy Point/ Nerriga / Nowra route is ‘cross country’ and through Morton National Park and back roads which only takes 2.5 hours. Sections of this road are remote. For a MAP OF THIS ROUTE (click here)

Once you are on the Princes Highway:

From North or the Kangaroo Valley route (or from Nowra):
Head South along Princes Highway past South Nowra (where bed/tile/pine shops are).
12 km after South Nowra turn left into Jervis Bay Road.
After 9 kms (approx) turn left into Huskisson Road (signposted for Huskisson and Vincentia).
After 5kms you arrive in Huskisson (50km zone). On the left you will see a Garage, then the police station and then ‘The Trading Post’. We are three doors down on the right – a green weatherboard cottage set back behind trees. You can see the sign Huskisson B&B.

Park in front of the garage doors or, if you are in the verandah room, you can park in front of the front steps.

Driving directions from the South up the Princes Highway from Batemans Bay

About 10 minutes past the turn off for Sussex Inlet turn right off the Princes Highway towards Jervis Bay at Island Point Road (sign-posted Vincentia and Jervis Bay). Then immediately TURN LEFT at roundabout (signposted Tomerong).

At Tomerong (after village) turn right at Pine Forest Road (signposted Huskisson)
Go to the end and at Jervis Bay Road and do a ‘dog-leg’ left and immediately right into Huskisson Road. After 5kms you arrive in Huskisson (50km zone). On the left you will see a police station and then ‘The Trading Post’. We are three doors down on the right – a green weatherboard cottage set back behind trees. You can see the sign Huskisson B&B.

Park in front of the garage doors or, if you are in the verandah room, you can park in front of the steps.

Check in is from 3pm. PLEASE phone or TEXT us your ETA (time of arrival) 0407 929 083 

Directions from the NORTH/SYDNEY for Huskisson B&B

If you are coming from Sydney allow 2.5 to 3 hours unless it’s a busy Friday night or long weekend.

1) You can drive down the Princes Highway (past the airport and follow signs to Wollongong and then Nowra)

2) Another way is to turn right and drive through the Royal National Park to Stanwell Tops and down Wollongong’s Northern Beaches including the new and dramatic Seacliff Bridge. Much slower but a beautiful scenic ‘Tourist Drive’.

3) Follow signs to Canberra/Hume Highway (highway down to Southern Highlands, down the mountain at Moss Vale to Kangaroo Valley then join the Princes Highway just above Nowra).

The ‘Princes Highway all the way’ route is the simplest!

Whichever way you choose, when you get to Princes Highway head SOUTH to Nowra.

Follow Princes Highway past South Nowra (where all bed/tile/pine shops are).
12 km after South Nowra turn left into Jervis Bay Road.
After 9 kms (approx) turn left into Huskisson Road (signposted for Huskisson and Vincentia).
After 5kms you arrive in Huskisson (50km zone). On the left you will see a garage, the police station and then ‘The Trading Post’ shop. We are three doors down on the right – a green weatherboard cottage set back behind trees. You can see the sign Huskisson B&B.  Please look out for cats asleep on the driveway.

Please check in from 3pm.  Please dont arrive early unless agreed as we may not have your room ready (or even be here). 

Please don’t forget let us know your Estimated Time of Arrival text or call us 0407 929 083 

Public Transport from Sydney

Train on cityrail to BOMADERRY/ NOWRA South Coast line from Central Station (or some start from Bondi Junction end of the line so you can get on in Kings Cross or Edgecliffe etc!)  Make sure you are catching a train that has a bus meeting it, as not all do. Taxi from station to us is about $80 if you miss the bus.

http://www.sydneytrains.info/timetables/timetables_by_line.htm?line=sc&dir=2#landingPoint

Sit on the left side of train (coast side) for lovely sea cliff and national park views. Change at Kiama (just follow everyone else – all doing same as you).

and then get on Nowra Coaches bus 732 or 733 to BAY and BASIN from station to us.

Drops you almost outside our B&B if you ask to get off at Huskisson Trading Post.

http://www.nowracoaches.com.au/pdf/timetables/732-733.pdf

*** Also very important check for buses and trains for your RETURN route back as there is almost nothing useful on a Sunday!

Cycle hire – book with this company and they deliver to the B&B.

https://www.jervisbaybikehire.com/

What is the history of the house?

Huskisson Bed and Breakfast was built in 1913 and was originally located at the Australian naval training college at HMAS Creswell – just down the road. In the 1970s it was moved (on the back of a truck) to Huskisson and had a new wing added to it. About 20 years ago it became the first Bed and Breakfast in Huskisson.  In 2003, we saw its special charm and potential. Over the years we have renovated and rejuvenated the house in our own unique style to become one of the most popular B&Bs on the south coast of NSW.

What is a Bed and Breakfast?

Our B&B is like a cross between a small boutique hotel and a lovely home, with just two guest rooms.

WE ARE ONLY OPERATING ONE ROOM DURING COVID. 

We are no longer serving breakfast, sorry. There are many lovely cafes to eat breakfast or a lazy brunch 5 minutes walk away.

Guests have their own private bedroom and ensuite bathroom. There is also a tea and coffee area with a microwave, fridge, kettle but no stove or oven so you can’t cook yourself food in your room, just reheat. There is a lovely place to sit in your room or outdoors on verandah.

Is there Breakfast included? No, sorry!

We are no longer offering breakfast.

There are many wonderful places to have breakfast or brunch in Huskisson just 5 minutes walk.

Is cooked breakfast included? No, sorry!

We are no longer serving breakfast. There are many lovely places to eat breakfast or brunch,. just 5 minutes walk away.

The room has a small fridge, microwave, toaster and kettle with tea and pod coffee making facilities.

What time is breakfast?

We no longer serve breakfast sorry!

Can we cook our own meals?

We do not provide for self-catering or cooking. You do have a fridge, microwave, kettle and  toaster in your room. 

Where can we eat lunch and dinner or cooked breakfast?

Jervis Bay and especially Huskisson is lucky to have many excellent cafes and restaurants catering to all tastes. Many of the best cafes and restaurants are a five minute (level) walk from the B&B, so you don’t even have to worry about driving.

Can you provide for food allergies/intolerance?

We are no longer offering breakfast.

We do supply real milk and biscuits but if you need to bring your own particular nibbles then please do! 

I am allergic to cats/dog. Does your cat/dog go in the guest areas/bedrooms?

We don’t have any pets anymore. Occasionally we look after friend’s dogs who might be around in our flat or on the verandah – so if you are very allergic to dogs, it might be best to stay elsewhere. On rare occasions we have been known to allow guests to bring a well-behaved dog.

Are you close to the beach?

It is about a 5-7 minute walk to the first of Huskisson’s Jervis Bay beaches. We are 10 minute walk to Huskisson’s beautiful main beach along a lovely coastal footpath through the village and park. Hyams Beach is a 7 minute drive away and Booderee National Parks beaches like Greenpatch and Murrays are 12 or 15 minutes’ drive away.

Where do the Dolphin/Whale cruises and dive boats leave from?

The wharf in Huskisson is only 5 minutes walk from our B&B and it is where all the cruise and dive boats depart from. The dive shop, dolphin and whale cruises have their booking offices in Huskisson’s main street – again only minutes from us. The departure times change with the tides and it is essential to book. We often have discount vouchers. (see whale specials on our specials page for the whales season.)

What shops / supermarkets are nearby?

There is a small supermarket in Huskisson as well as a deli, butcher, fantastic bakery, fish shop, banks, hair dressers, gelati and ice-creameries, candy stores, veggies, chemist/pharmacy, pub, cinema and a newsagent. Coles and Woolworths are a 5-8 minute drive away at Vincentia. Huskisson has increasingly wonderful boutique shopping – clothes, homewares and weekend markets.

Our Policies

Check-in: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Amenity limitations – Good, fast WIFI is available in your room as the NBN (Broadband) has been connected.
  • Must climb stairs
  • Sadly, we no longer take children or infants at the B&B.
  • Please inform us if you have any special needs as regards room type. We will try to put you into the room you have requested, but we reserve the right to move you to another room.
  • We obviously reserve the right to ask you to leave the B&B if you are not being thoughtful to us, other guests or our neighbours. This has never happened!

We are an established boutique Bed & Breakfast with two rooms so we expect all our guests to be mindful of other B&B guests’ comfort and privacy. We are in a residential zone so we ask for our guests to be thoughtful about neighbours. There is a private fridge and a shared microwave (for heating up takeaway etc,) but the B&B is not self-catering and you do not have access to a kitchen for cooking real meals etc.

  • All guests now have to book through AirBnB so please look at the terms and conditions on booking.

All bookings are to be done through AirBnB so please use that site for all financial transactions.

Learn more about our accommodation

Our rooms are modern, stylish, bright and airy

Dear Guests, welcome back!

COVID means a few things have changed at Huskisson B&B. Some of these are biggish changes, but we are sure you will still have a wonderful stay.

We are currently running ONLY THE VERANDAH ROOM - our best and most popular four-poster queen room.

Weekends only at the moment: 2 nights minimum or 3 nights gets you a 10% discount and a midday checkout.

The B&B is ROOM ONLY now so sorry, NO BREAKFAST. There several lovely cafes 5 minutes’ walk away. The room has a small fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee pod machine with tea & coffee, milk etc provided.

Also, no guest access to the guest sitting-room or other common areas of the main house anymore. Guests have the Verandah area outside the room. Chairs and a desk in the room. Smart TV with free Netflix and the room has fast WIFI.

We can no longer take bookings directly. Please click on any of the booking links on this site to go through to the secure AirBnB booking system. All rates, terms and conditions are now through the AirBnB booking system.

We have contactless arrival (with a key safe) and you will have direct access to your room. Free parking is right outside the room.

We are using hospital-grade cleaning products and are leaving the room empty for at least 24 hours between guests.

We will be available if you need anything and you will be given the number to text.

We look forward to meeting you - or seeing you again if you are returning.

All the best, Kate and Steve.


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