The Best Accommodation in the Grampians for Your Next Weekend Stay
Book an unforgettable stay at one of these stunning accommodation options in the Grampians.
The Grampians are a destination unlike any other. Its namesake national park is filled with intrepid adventures that’ll get your heart racing, while gorgeous local restaurants and wineries offer respite and reward. Supercharge your stay by booking top tier accommodation, of which the region has abundance. There’s sprawling family homes, tiny eco lodges, luxurious designer cottages and even glamping sites to get around – get inspired with our picks for cream of the crop.
These secluded retreats for two will ensconce you in the beauty of the Grampians. Perfect for romantic getaways, each retreat features its own luxurious oval spa, infrared sauna and balcony paired with spectacular mountain and waterfront views. And despite being a minute’s walk from the popular cafés, restaurants and nature walks of Halls Gap, the property feels utterly private. At night guests can cosy up to the open log fire in plush robes, while mornings are greeted with fresh mountain air and natural light.
20 Valley Drive, Halls Gap
The first thing to know about the Royal Mail Hotel is that it’s home to a two-hatted restaurant worth travelling for alone. Wickens is a hyper-local fine diner supported by its own organic kitchen garden, serving up stunning degustations against a peaceful mountain backdrop. The digs are equally impressive, with a range of rooms, apartments and cottages all dripping in understated luxury. All rooms feature a full-length glass wall on each side providing a vantage out to Mount Sturgeon, the Picaninny and Mount Abrupt.
98 Parker St, Dunkeld
In recent years tiny homes have taken off as a holiday option, winning fans with their minimalist style and true immersion in nature. Shacky’s The Forest is the perfect antidote to city life, putting guests in the middle of endless bush, beautiful rock formations and forest paths. Expect solitude that restores and revives while enjoying all the comforts afforded by contemporary, Scandi-inspired design. Spend your stay walking through famed mountain ranges, stargazing beneath ancient trees or simply relaxing in the midst of a breathtaking natural setting.
Glamp it up in cosy and comfortable tents that offer all the thrills of camping without any of the sacrifice. Wanderlust makes it all too easy, setting up and packing down for you in the picturesque grounds of Seppelt Winery. Packages include firewood supplied each evening, grazing boxes, wine tastings, hot chocolate and marshmallows – the list goes on. Best of all, you only have to step outside to see the starry skies, burnt sunsets, native animals, mountains, lakes and vineyard views you came for.
36 Cemetery Road, Great Western
At Salt Creek you’ll find a quintessential weatherboard cottage reimagined into a luxurious modern retreat. Located in historic Dunkeld, the two bedroom home features moody yet idyllic styling that befits a design magazine – in fact, the property is often used for location shoots. Stretch out and enjoy the gorgeous surroundings, or take a gentle walk into town for shops, cafés and dinner at acclaimed fine diner Wickens.
3 Victoria Valley Road, Dunkeld
Nestled right against Grampians National Park is Boroka Downs, a stunning property on which five boutique residences are scattered. Catering only for couples, each retreat is completely private and self-contained, meaning you won’t have to see a single other soul if you don’t want to. Guests can expect magnificent night sky views while kangaroos and emus roam past during the day. Stay inside with breakfast provisions, barbecues and hammocks or go on an adventure with bikes, golf clubs, binoculars and wildlife spotting guides provided.
51 Birdswing Road, Halls Gap
Families and groups will feel right at home at Hemley House, a three bedroom retreat that comfortably sleeps eight. The open plan property is right near Halls Gap’s cafés, restaurants and walking tracks, meaning you can hike out to Venus Baths during the day, then soak off in the heated jacuzzi at night. The property features a huge lounge room, deck and fully equipped kitchen for home entertaining, and with uninterrupted views of the Grampians, don’t be surprised if you see local wildlife making a visit in the mornings.
9 Hemley Crescent, Halls Gap
These funky architect-designed cabins put you right in the thick of nature. Choose from one and two bedroom mountain view cabins, or the two storey treehouse, which features an attic in the trees.The cabins have been built using timber and allow abundant natural light in during the day, before becoming a warm sanctuary at night. They come with all the creature comforts – think espresso machines, gas log fires, spa baths – to make your stay divine.
Thryptomene Ct, Halls Gap VIC 3381
Full of rustic warmth and country charm, Cedar Country Retreat is a home away from home. Located in the heart of Halls Gap, this three-bedroom property sleeps six, with sweeping mountain views from every room. Modern comforts include a spiffy new bathroom, deep French tub for post-hike soaks, fully revamped kitchen with new appliances, and wood heating and air conditioning for ideal climate all year round. Small touches like complimentary chocolates and wine make every guest feel welcomed, and it’s only a ten minute stroll to the town’s Visitor Information Centre for when you’re ready to start exploring.
4 Thompson Street, Halls Gap
Set on a hectare of land on the edge of the valley floor, these comfortable and compact chalets are set in the heart of the Grampians National Park. Enjoy panoramic views of Mount William and the Wonderland Ranges, or enjoy your morning cuppa on the verandah as you watch local wildlife roam around private wetlands. The deluxe chalet makes for a lovely couples’ getaway, with a spacious open plan room, spa, log fire and surrounding greenery for privacy and ambience.
221-223 Grampians Road, Halls Gap
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