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Stylish Stays You Can Still Book For the Easter Long Weekend

Looking for a last-minute getaway? Here are some cool places to stay this Easter long weekend.

The Cedar Church

Still hoping to escape over the Easter long weekend?

While many of you will already have your travel plans locked down, for those who like the spontaneity of a last-minute getaway (that's part of the excitement, right?), we've found some fabulously chic and unique accommodation options across the country that are still available to book.

From charming country retreats to luxe inner-city hotels to stunning beachside offerings, here are some gorgeous getaways you can still book for the Easter long weekend. 

Easter Long Weekend: NSW

Capella Sydney (Image Credit: Make Architects)

Capella Sydney

Capella Sydney, a decadent sandstone hotel located in The Department of Education building, is easily one of the best luxury hotels in Sydney - and fortunately there are still rooms available for the long weekend ahead!

The grand building, originally designed by architect George McRae in the early 1900s, has been meticulously restored and reimagined by Pontiac Land in collaboration with Make Architects. 

The hotel offers 192 guest rooms and suites, with three ground-level food and beverage outlets - Aperture, Brasserie 1930, and McRae Bar - all adorned with commissioned and collected artworks, sophisticated furnishings, and intriguing objet d'art.

Sitting pretty within walking distance to iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and the Quay Quarter Lanes precinct, this is a Sydney stay that's bucket list worthy. 

The rooms and suites are beautifully appointed, boasting chic textiles, standalone tubs, custom Italian Frette linen, and exclusive Haeckels amenities. Book it in, pronto! 

35-39 Bridge Street, Sydney

The Sunseeker

The Sunseeker

Synonymous with laidback luxury, last-minute holidaymakers can still book a cheeky trip to Byron this Easter at The Sunseeker. Concealed behind Byron Bay's iconic beaches, this bungalow-style retreat blends art, music, and culture from a time defined by indulging in all the colours of life. Forget your standard motel amenities, Sunseeker's boutique offering was designed with conscious creatives in mind. Exercise the brain at the library curated by Good Publishings before hitting the mineral pool to soak your way to serenity. What would a long weekend be without a tiki bar? Luckily, they have that too. 

100 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay

Ovolo Woolloomooloo & Ovolo The Woolstore 1888

It's hard to look past Ovolo's range of striking hotels - and fortunately enough, Ovolo Woolloomooloo and Ovolo The Woolstore 1888 are both still available to book for the Easter long weekend. 

Experience the perfect blend of heritage and modern luxury at Ovolo Woolloomooloo, nestled on the picturesque Sydney Harbour. Indulge in contemporary designs and tech-savvy amenities while immersing yourself in the rich history of the Woolloomooloo wharf.

Meanwhile, The Woolstore 1888 in Darling Harbour offers vibrant accommodations within an old wool store, boasting colorful contemporary design and industrial-chic interiors with an artistic flair.

6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo

139 Murray Street, Pyrmont 

Ace Hotel

Ace Hotel 

Ace Hotel Sydney is the holy grail of luxury boutique hotels in Sydney - and there's still availability for one seriously stunning long weekend escape. Historic brick factory building? Check! Considered interiors? Check! Curated mini bar and groovy hotel bar? They've got you sorted.

This gorgeous hotel is also located in the hip suburb of Surry Hills, so you're sorted for coffee, shopping and delicious bites. Being a bit of a hive of activity in Sydney, there are always incredible things happening at Ace so be sure to keep an eye on their what's on guide when planning a visit. 

47-53 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney 

Nido Kangaroo Valley

Nido Kangaroo Valley

This small country barn accommodation for two prioritises life's simple pleasures. Named after the Spanish word for 'Bird's Nest' the inspiration behind this charming stay came from an old tin shed tucked away in the property. Nido has been lovingly restored by the owner to offer all life's comforts yet a real country feel - and is a blissful escape you and your partner can still book for the long weekend. 

Upper Kangaroo River, Kangaroo Valley

The Bails at Rock Pool Farm 

The Bails is part of the Rock Pool Farm in Byron Luxury Villa Collection - and it's an absolute beauty if you're looking for a couple getaway or small family retreat.

Perfect for families or couples the cottage provides a place to stay and relax with expansive outdoor living areas, a plunge pool, and a perfect northerly aspect with spectacular vistas from every room. 

If you're looking for peace and quiet, contemporary country luxury, and a pristine location just minutes from the centre of Byron Bay and historic Bangalow, this is the stay for you this Easter long weekend.

Bangalow, NSW

Easter Long Weekend: Victoria

Ovolo Laneways

Ovolo Laneways & Ovolo South Yarra

Ovolo Hotel's are reliable no matter what city you're in - and Melbourne's Ovolo Laneways and Ovolo South Yarra prove it. 

Deep within the vibrant heart of Melbourne’s many tangled laneways, you'll uncover Ovolo Laneways; an eclectic inner-city stay infused with a rebel spirit and creative flair. It gives a colourful nod to Melbourne’s paint-splashed streets, but the 43 rooms onsite are also Memphis-inspired. Perfectly tailored to the long weekend adventurers among us!

Meanwhile, Ovolo South Yarra is serving rock 'n' roll 'tude with a side of delicious vegan eats at onsite restaurant, Lona Misa. Each room here is retro-plush, with accents of chrome and colour, including four Rockstar suites named after the the world's most iconic, lyrical lovers. 

19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

234 Toorak Road, South Yarra 

Buttercup Retreat

Buttercup Retreat

Experience the ultimate luxury at Buttercup Retreat, a high-country haven nestled in Merrijig, just 25 minutes from Mount Buller ski runs. This lavish mountain retreat, set amidst 17 acres of pristine paddocks, offers six bedrooms, two spacious living areas, and an open-plan kitchen overlooking the mountain range, striking infinity pool included. Guests can unwind in the recreational shed with a snooker table, dart board, and bar, or relax in the 20-person spa overlooking Mount Timbertop and Mount Buller, making it the perfect destination for any season.

Gather a large crew and make this your Easter long weekend destination. It's fun, luxe and everything in between. 

Merrijig, Victoria

Norsu Cabin

Embark on an enchanting escape to Norsu Cabin, a captivating log retreat nestled in the picturesque township of Macedon. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the forested slopes of Mount Macedon as you indulge in this meticulously renovated haven, thoughtfully styled and furnished by the talented team at Norsu Interiors. With its cosy Scandinavian charm, Norsu Cabin offers the perfect countryside retreat for your Easter long weekend getaway. Sleeps up to 8 guests. 

Macedon, Victoria 

Vintage House

Vintage House

Situated between Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, Vintage House is a charming, two-bedroom property surrounded by willow, pine and fruit trees. It's one of our favourite stays outside of Melbourne still available for the Easter long weekend. Originally an 1860s miner's cottage, this home has been lovingly restored and beautifully decorated, with many standout features including three-metre high ceilings, an open fireplace, and large arched windows. There are perfect spots throughout to relax, including not one, but three baths, and an outdoor table on the verandah that seats twelve, made for alfresco entertaining. 

Daylesford, Victoria 

QT Melbourne

QT Melbourne

Offering a sophisticated combination of luxury and fanciful design, at the QT you’ll find rooms with beautifully appointed ensuites and thoughtful extra touches. QT sets itself apart from the rest with its fine dining offerings and bars – The Rooftop has a stunning view of the city, which is best enjoyed with a cocktail in hand. The ultimate inner-city destination to enjoy with your loved one this Easter long weekend. 

133 Russell Street, Melbourne

Rydges Melbourne

Rydges Melbourne

Discover the newly transformed Rydges Melbourne, nestled in the heart of the theatre district this Easter long weekend. Immerse yourself in Melbourne's vibrant culture with rooms inspired by the beauty of Australia. Enjoy nostalgic treats like chocolate freckles in the bar fridge. Whether it's a weekend escape or a family retreat, they will cater to your every need here.

Apartments feature kitchenettes, spacious lounges, and laundry facilities. or you can indulge in Chef Paul Griffith's modern Australian cuisine at Bossley Bar & Restaurant, offering an intimate dining experience or relaxed outdoor terrace.

186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

'The Tower' at Mt Ophir Estate

'The Tower' at Mount Ophir Estate 

This elegant French Provincial stay called ‘The Tower’ was originally built in 1903 and has since undergone a luxurious transformation. Set within Mount Ophir Estate, an exclusive property in the rural district of Rutherglen in northern Victoria, this truly beautiful stay is still available to book for the Easter long weekend. It features three levels with a spiral staircase that leads to a private sitting room on the second floor and a bedroom suite at the top. Stay here to fully immerse yourself in an extraordinary architectural landmark in Australian winemaking history. 

Rutherglen, Victoria

Easter Long Weekend: Queensland

Image Credit: Hannah Peuchmarin

Rangeview Cottage

Nestled on a 2-acre rural residential property near Eumundi, Rangeview Cottage is a charming retreat housed within a lovingly restored 100-year-old worker's cottage. Fully renovated while preserving its traditional Queenslander charm, the cottage boasts unique interiors that promise a refined and comfortable stay.

Amidst the lush lawns and towering trees surrounding the cottage, guests can even soak in the breathtaking views of Mount Cooroy.

It's a tranquil and picturesque escape for adults seeking relaxation and rejuvenation this long weekend. 

Eumundi, QLD

Hotel Indigo Brisbane

Hotel Indigo 

Bring your pooch along to Hotel Indigo this Easter long weekend in Brisbane. Situated amidst the lively cultural precinct of Fortitude Valley, this stylish hotel seamlessly blends contemporary design with local heritage, reflecting the eclectic spirit of its surroundings.

Each guest room is thoughtfully designed with modern amenities and artistic touches, providing a comfortable and inspiring retreat for travelers. Guests can savor locally-inspired cuisine at the on-site restaurant and bar, or unwind on the rooftop terrace overlooking the city skyline.

With its central location and distinctive charm, Hotel Indigo Brisbane offers an unforgettable stay for guests looking to immerse themselves in the dynamic energy of Brisbane's urban landscape.

27-35 Turbot Street, Brisbane 

Nirvana Palm Beach (Image Credit: Avoca)

Nirvana Palm Beach 

Welcome to Nirvana, a truly spectacular contemporary home located just 100 metres from the beach. This unique, light-filled and spacious retreat is meticulously crafted to blend high-end luxury with a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it the perfect destination for families and friends to create unforgettable holiday memories. Relax and enjoy!

Palm Beach, QLD

Shack Palace (Image Credit: Macchia Design Studio)

Shack Palace Noosa 

Escape to a haven of slow living at this meticulously designed retreat by Frank Macchia, crafted to inspire and rejuvenate. From the grand raw timber gates to the expansive connecting deck and the open-air shower with stunning mountain vistas, every element of this private sanctuary invites calm, healthy, and connected living. Ideal for romantic getaways of all shapes and sizes, from honeymoons to babymoons, new couples to happily singles, Shack Palace offers tranquility at every turn. 

Noosa, QLD

The Witta Chapel

Experience the enchanting allure of The Witta Chapel, a rustic yet luxurious home that's been featured in prestigious publications like Country Style and Real Living magazines.

With its timeless elegance and modern comforts, this property offers a countryside retreat unlike any other for your Easter long weekend. From the lofty vaulted ceilings to the lavishly appointed loft bedrooms, every corner exudes sophistication and charm. J'adore!

275 Witta Road, Witta, QLD

Easter Long Weekend: ACT

East Hotel

With a bunch of cool, contemporary rooms and suites, East Hotel is a good spot to lay your hat. One of Kingston’s top spots to stay, you will truly feel like you are living like a local. If you decide to stay in, you won’t be disappointed. From Italian restaurant Agostini’s and Joe’s Bar, to book and wine bar Muse, you are guaranteed an awesome night in.

Over the long weekend, there are some single nights available if you are looking for a last-minute getaway this Easter.

69 Canberra Avenue, Kingston

Hotel Realm

Hotel Realm

Boasting elegant rooms and suites, modern amenities, and impeccable service, Hotel Realm provides a luxurious retreat in Canberra for your long weekend escape. Guests can indulge in gourmet dining options, unwind at the spa, or explore nearby attractions such as Parliament House and the National Gallery of Australia. With its central location and upscale facilities, Hotel Realm is the perfect choice for a memorable stay in Canberra.

18 National Circuit, Barton, Canberra

Easter Long Weekend: South Australia

Salty Brush

Salty Brush

Nestled just 150 meters from Vivonne Bay on Kangaroo Island, this brand new 3-bedroom luxury retreat offers the ultimate coastal getaway.

Modern comfort amidst serene natural surroundings, Salty Brush offers spacious queen bedrooms and an oversized luxury ensuite for total relaxation. Rejuvenate in the 6-person spa bath and barrel sauna, and enjoy cosy seating by the fireplace or on the balcony. Perfect for entertaining, this gorgeous stay features an internal outdoor courtyard with barbecue, while the fully stocked kitchen ensures culinary magic thanks to state-of-the-art appliances.

Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA

Wilpena Pound

Wilpena Pound Resort

For a one-of-a-kind outback experience full of pure wonder and education this Easter long weekend, look no further than Wilpena Pound Resort.

What makes the property so unique is that guests are encouraged to take part in guided tours from the lands Traditional Owners, the Adnyamathanha people. The region is known for its history in geology and ancient Aboriginal art, and you will leave with a rich understanding of the cultural significance and importance of Ikara, known as ‘The Meeting Place’.

When evening comes, you can settle in at your luxury glamping tent that comes complete with ensuite bathrooms, or opt to stay in the Resort Rooms if solid walls are more your thing.

Wilpena Road, via Hawker, South Australia

Oval Hotel

Oval Hotel at Adelaide Oval

With sophisticated vibes and contemporary styling, incredible food and wine offerings and iconic views to top it off, this striking hotel is one of the city's finest.

Set above the hallowed grounds of Adelaide Oval, Oval Hotel's unique address places you within minutes of the vibrant city centre, all while cocooning you within the tranquility of the surrounding parklands.

Every detail has been carefully considered, starting with your welcome drink on arrival. There are 138 rooms onsite, ranging from studios to private suites. Chic and simple in design, the custom furnishings and in-room technology help to further enhance your stay. 

Make sure to lock in a dinner at the hotel's two-hatted Five Regions Restaurant, where you can experience South Australia’s world-renowned wine regions without ever leaving the hotel. Handpicked wines are matched with stunning regional produce - and it will blow you away!

Oval Hotel at Adelaide Oval, King William Road, North Adelaide

Easter Long Weekend: Western Australia

The Adnate

The Adnate 

Perth’s first art-series hotel, the Adnate features a jaw-dropping mega-mural on its east-facing wall. Named after renowned Australian street artist Matt Adnate (the artist behind the mega-mural), the bright and soulful 250-room hotel is specifically dedicated to street art. You’ll find bold prints of the artist’s most recognisable works in every room, and guests can enjoy art tours of the hotel free of charge. Head to rooftop restaurant, Hyde Perth Kitchen + Cocktails, for summertime vibes year-round, with an outdoor pool and bar slinging cocktails by Australia’s most awarded mixologist, Tim Philips-Johansson. It's a no brainer stay for the Easter long weekend. 

900 Hay Street, Perth 

Indian Ocean Hotel

Standing in all its glory since 1968, Indian Ocean Hotel knows a thing or two about hosting a killer bash. Complete with a disco ball and jacuzzi, it's no wonder it has seen the likes of rock legends like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and AC/DC. Located in the heart of Scarborough Beach, this insta-worthy space is an iconic getaway where you too can live like a star. With free in-house movie screenings and live music, you’ll never be short of things to do but let it be known that if you’re looking for calm and quiet, this is not the place.

23 Hastings Street, Scarborough WA

QT Perth

QT Perth

If you’re seeking a fun, fashionable stay in the centre of town, industrial-luxe boutique hotel, QT Perth is for you. Be wowed by the quirky and unique rooms, boasting stylish designer furnishings, eye-catching metal artwork by Patsy Payne, and top-of-the-line Bang and Olufsen Bluetooth speakers. Indulge in luxurious Kevin Murphy amenities, and immerse yourself in the city's best after-hours hotspots, including the multi-award winning Santini Bar & Grill and the swanky Rooftop at QT cocktail bar.

133 Murray Street, Perth 

Cable Beach Resort & Spa

Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa

As the name suggests and situated opposite Broome's most famous beach, Cable Beach Club offers studios, bungalows, villas and suites designed with a mix of colonial and Asian charm with corrugated iron, natural timbers and a rich colour palette typical of the Kimberley. There are several excellent dining options, with the Sunset Bar and Grill providing iconic sunsets as camels sway by every evening. The day spa, pools, a range of facilities and the Buddha Sanctuary ornamental garden ensure this resort maintains its international status.

Cable Beach Road, Broome

Easter Long Weekend: Tasmania

Crowne Plaza IHG Hobart

Crowne Plaza IHG Hobart

It's always a warm welcome to Tasmania's capital at the Crowne Plaza Hobart, which connects it's visitors to the heart of the city. 

This contemporary hotel offers well thought out spaces to connect and recharge, as well as modern rooms designed to ensure you rest and relax while making the most out of your stay.  

The best part? Indulging in Champagne and oysters at Aura, the Crowne's rooftop lounge bar, as the sun sets in the background. One of the best hotels in Hobart for sheer convenience and class this Easter long weekend. 

110 Liverpool Street, Hobart 

Henry's on Balfour

Henry's on Balfour

Henry’s on Balfour offers understated opulence in a beautifully restored two-story Victorian terrace in Launceston. Built in 1881, this historic building combines Victorian charm with modern luxury, boasting spacious rooms, high ceilings, and carefully selected furnishings. Just a short 5-minute walk from Charles Street and its bustling cafe scene, guests can easily explore the city's charming streets from this exclusive little escape. 

100 Balfour Street, Launceston

The Cedar Church

The Cedar Church

A magic far away place, The Cedar Church is one of the most beautiful stays in Tasmania to embark to this Easter long weekend. It serves as an opportunity to rest and reconnect within an 105 year old converted church house, nestled in the expansive hills of Northern Tasmania.

Let time stand still, commune with wilderness, turn down the noise and soak up the calm. The church is light and expansive, filled with natural light from morning to eve. Soak up the most spectacular sunsets and sunrises from the deck, moon watch from the deep bathtub, or star gaze from under the birch tree. A truly poetic escape.

Blessington, Tasmania 

Studio Tasmania 

Where architectural innovation, uninterrupted ocean views, and an unbeatable beachfront location merge seamlessly with opulent interior design and the utmost comfort. Studio Tasmania is not just a holiday destination, it's an experience of unparalleled luxury and simplicity on Tasmania's stunning South-East coastline. 

Some of the best-known wineries of Tasmania are also in this region, Melshell's Oyster Shack is down the road, and many other local attractions for those wishing to explore during their stay. 

Dolphin Sands, Tasmania 

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