About the hosts

Sheree Samsa the owner of Lakeside Retreat works for the Education Department and also volunteers many hours to community projects through the Rotary Club of Subiaco. Sheree has vast knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry.
Peter Herne assists Sheree in the business and welcomes our guests and shares his local knowledge of Perth with them.

Quality Bed and Breakfast

We pride ourselves on cleanliness, customer service and affordability. Our guests include locals, interstate and internationals. We cater for singles, couples and can comfortably accommodate groups up to six. With over 100 reviews consistently giving us outstanding ratings and positive comments, you can be assured that Lakeside Retreat will provide a pleasant experience for our guests.
Lakeside Retreat offers a convenient location, being one minute to the freeway, and having a bus link outside the door and to the Stirling train station which allows guests easy access to the city and local tourist spots.
The renowned Lake Gwelup only one minute away, provides the opportunity for bike rides and walks through local, natural bushland and wildlife. The local Gwelup Secret Garden offers a rare hidden secret wonderland of natural greenery and wetlands.
The large Karrinyup Shopping Complex is only 2 minutes away and is open 7 days a week. For everyday convenience, we are fortunate to have Gwelup Shopping Centre within 50 metres of Lakeside Retreat which provides a liquor store, Farmer Jacks, a café and many other retail outlets.

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Lakeside Retreat offers a complimentary healthy and wholesome continental breakfast on weekdays. The continental breakfast includes delicious in season fresh fruits, juices, cereals (including toasted muesli) and oats, Greek quality yoghurts, toasted fruit loaf, ham and cheese croissants, toast and beverages of tea, coffee ( plunger coffee or cappuccino) and milo.
Breakfast is served upstairs in the common dining area or on the upstairs balcony. Usual time for breakfast is between 7.00 and 9.00 but a time that suits the guest can be pre-arranged. On the weekends enjoy our Lakeside Retreat Big Cooked Breakfast which is an extra treat that we provide for our weekend guests.
The upstairs common lounge and dining area has local tourist information, magazines.A kitchenette consisting of a microwave, fridge, cutlery, crockery, wine glasses, tea, coffee facilities is also available to our guests. Guest areas are upstairs and away from the hosts living area which ensures privacy for guests. Use of the courtyard and barbeque is available to guests.