Pinctada McAlpine House

Unique, exclusive and more than comfortable

A beautifully renovated authentic Pearler's home built in 1910, surrounded by lush tropical gardens populated by exotic birds, historic Pinctada McAlpine House is now a magnificent boutique hotel of only 8 rooms.

Offering unparalleled privacy and comprehensive personalised service to individuals or small groups, the graceful heritage complex is truly one of the most exclusive places to stay in the tropical north of Australia.

Pinctada McAlpine House is situated in quiet, relaxing surrounds in the centre of Old Broome with easy access to shops, restaurants, galleries, museums and other attractions. It is ideal for travellers who seek a tranquil and memorable holiday base.

It gives you a sense of that greatest of luxuries - time.

And that's its appeal - there's nothing else like it.

Pinctada McAlpine House is ideal for couples to celebrate a special occasion in a romantic venue. It is also perfect for small groups of friends to book the entire hotel for a private gathering.

The privacy of the house combined with the specialised service is ideal for group bookings either formal or informal..

Arrival Time: 15:00 | Departure Time: 11:00


  • Adult Retreat
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar/ Cocktail Lounge
  • Bath
  • Breakfast Optional
  • Carpark
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Courtyard
  • Ensuite
  • Groups Welcome


Situated in quiet, relaxing surrounds in the centre of old Broome, McAlpine House has easy access to shops, restaurants, galleries and museums. Town Beach is a leisurely five minute walk away and Cable Beach is just a five minute drive.
• 2 km to town centre
• 0.5 km to Town Beach
• 7 km to Cable Beach
• 1.5 km to airport

Cancellation Policy

At Pinctada McAlpine House we have a 30 days cancellation policy. Cancellations received within this period along with "no show” bookings will be charged in full for the reservation. We recommend travel insurance cover.