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The Cheeky Squire Bar

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Our Nightcap Hotel of the Week – Nightcap at The Cheeky Squire in Frankston

Nightcap at The Cheeky Squire, is named after and inspired by the legend of James Squire, and is the place the eat, drink, play, stay in Frankston, Victoria. 

Honouring James Squire’s legacy and celebrating the love of craft beers, this multipurpose venue is a destination in itself. Boasting charismatic charm and all round great value, it’s a great place to rest your head for business or leisure. 

Like all Nightcap Hotels, you’ll find that unmissable quality at great value, friendly service, and undeniable comfort. Our guests are raving about our relaxed atmosphere, on-site restaurant and bar, luxurious King Koil beds, in-room TV’s and free WiFi. 

Plus, you’ll find much to do in and around Frankston. Set on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, Frankston is the waterfront home to a vibrant community full of arts, nature and cultural experiences. Here are our top five things to do in Frankston to make the most of your stay with us at Nightcap at The Cheeky Squire hotel. 


Frankston Sand Sculpting 

World-renowned artists diverge on the Frankston waterfront for a once-a-year event, that see people visiting from all over to take in the spectacle. Creating a world of wonder and magic, the awe-inspiring sculptures feature iconic architecture, Disney stories, animals and much more. The event runs from December until April and you can purchase tickets direct from the Visit Frankston website. 


Mermaid Sorority Markets 

This boutique pop-up market is home to talented local artisans and designers, with handcrafted wares for your home, lifestyle, baby and more. All in doors, you’ll find over 100 brands plus live music, food trucks, and activities for young and old. Visit their website to find out when they’re popping up next. 


Ashcombe Maze & Lavendar Gardens 

Over 40 years old, this Mornington Peninsula institution is a must-do for any visitor to the region. With a licensed café onsite, you can spend away a half a day roaming the gardens and getting lost in the maze. For admission prices and open times visit their website here.  


Peninsula Hot Springs 

The place for rest and relaxation. This award-winning attraction is a hot spring and day spa retreat. The natural thermal springs are the main attraction, and which flow into multiple pools and baths all set within a beautiful landscape. Go alone or take the family, admission gives you entry into the thermal pools, sauna, cold plunge pools, reflexology walk, Turkish hamam and much much more. For the full rundown, the Peninsula Hot Springs website here. 


Local Wineries 

If touring local wineries and tasting the local drop if your thing, hop in the car and book a tour of Mornington’s local hot spots. The maritime cool climate is the perfect growing conditions for many varities but this region is best known for it’s Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinto Grigio and Shiraz. Top wineries to visit are Point Leo Estate, Willow Creek Vineyard, Crittenden Estate, Polperro Winery and T’Gallent. For a full list of wineries, eateries and cellar doors, visit Mornington Peninsula Wineries website here


Dromana Drive In 

Drive back in time, roll down the windows and take in a movie at the Dromana Drive In. Current movies are always showing and if you want a bite to eat, you’ll find Shel’s Diner will hit the spot. Modelled on an authentic 1950’s American drive up diner with a classic menu to match. To book tickets and experience the drive in for yourself visit their website.

For more information on what’s on and what to do in and around Frankston, Victoria, check out the Visit Frankston website.