History of the Hotel

The History of the Walpole Bay Hotel

The Walpole Bay Hotel was built in 1914 and is now being lovingly restored to her former glory by the Bishop Family.
Owner Jane Bishop took the time to tell us the fantastic story of how she and her family came to own the hotel. Along with many other stories about the hotel and some of their interesting guests.

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