Accommodation Options

R Hotel

The R Hotel is a luxury 4.5 Star hotel just across the road from the Royal Geelong Yacht Club.  It has a number of different style rooms and we are delighted to say is providing dicounted rates for competitors and guests coming to the Fireball World Championships.

To get an idea of what the hotel and rooms look like check out these videos:-

Hotel Overview -

One Bedroom Apartment -

One Bedroom Park View Apartment -

Two Bedroom One Bathroom Apartment –

Two Bedroom Two Bathroom -

More detail room descriptions can be found here.


World Championship Room Rate

Room Type

 Rate (AUD$)




King or twin beds

One Bedroom


King or twin beds, kitchen, laundry

One Bedroom View


King or twin beds, kitchen, laundry

Two Bedroom


1 x King and 2 single beds, kitchen, laundry

Two Bedroom View


1 x King and 2 single beds, kitchen, laundry

To book your room use this booking form or contact them directly at  If you are uncomfortable about providing credit card details via email or form, then please provide a phone number for the hotel to call you to organise.

Quest Geelong

Quest Geelong has spacious serviced apartments which are perfect for short and long-term stays, with Studios and 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom options to suit small and larger groups. Take advantage of our laundry facilities, valet dry cleaning, on-site gym and secure car parking and let our friendly team give you some local tips for a truly memorable stay in Geelong.

Quest Geelomg is a 20 minute walk from the yacht club and is offering a 15% discount rate to Fireball sailors and associates.  To access the discount use the promotion code RGYCVIP.

Other Accommodation 

Visit Geelong website enables searching of different accommodation styles and choice of Geelong or wider Bellarine areas. There are 4  caravan parks / campgrounds in Geelong within 3.5 - 4.6km of the yacht club. Note in our test stays we found there is some road noise. Check out the locations and decide for yourself.
  • In addition Geelong Showgrounds has van / camping vehicle sites and is the closest. Vehicle camping is allowed for up to 14 nights. Tent site bookings are only allowed for 4 night duration there. Contact Geelong Showgrounds on 03 5221 1707.

Alternatively lots of places in walking distance to the yacht club are available on airbnb

 Visit Geelong Accomodation