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Daylesford Accommodation: The Most Beautiful Places to Stay

Escape to Daylesford for a beautiful weekend trip by checking into these stunning Daylesford accommodation spots.

Photo Credit - Vintage House
Photo Credit - Vintage House

Need a break from the city? Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges is one the dreamiest destinations to relax and unwind. Just 45 minutes from Melbourne, Victoria’s spa country is an oasis of calm, where luxurious spa retreats sit amongst acres of rural landscapes. If you’re looking for peace and quiet, this is the place to escape. And for those wanting to make a weekend of it, there are plenty of gorgeous places to rest your head. From cosy cottages to rustic farmhouses, we’ve handpicked the best Daylesford accommodation to indulge on a weekend of indulgent pampering and blissful tranquillity. 

Wentworth House

Wentworth House oozes charm, style and luxury. The interior features a perfectly curated collection of chic furnishings and personal touches. With room for six, it’s the perfect spot for a little group getaway. Explore town during the day, and by night, get settled by the open fire and grab a glass – or two – of Champagne. Wentworth House has cosy country vibes written all over it.

From $560 per night

38 King Street, Daylesford

Paul Bangay The Farmhouse

With a distinctly French Provincial feel, this rustic farmhouse – owned by garden design maestro Paul Bangay – is a dream come true. The interior features a beautifully curated collection of one-off pieces and antiques, feel. It sleeps up to eight – an entertainer’s paradise – and is, of course set in breathtaking gardens.

From $1,315 for two nights

10 Belty Drive, Denver

Alchemy House

When the façade of a country cottage hides a stunning, modern getaway with every luxurious comfort you could dream of, you know you’ve found the perfect getaway. Situated close to Hepburn Springs, Alchemy House sleeps up to six.

From $325 per night

24 Main Road, Hepburn Springs

Mount Olive

Situated close to the centre of Daylesford, Mount Olive sleeps four and is fabulous for smaller groups or a couple. It’s been thoughtfully and luxuriously renovated, with guests’ every wish being accounted for. Featuring a generous open fire inside and a stunning outdoor setting, Mount Olive is somewhere that you can enjoy at any time of year.

From $690 for two nights

31 Hospital Street, Daylesford

Milk and Honey

Sitting on an elevated site surrounded by rolling countryside,  Milk & Honey is a quaint two-bedroom property located in the centre of Daylesford. A winding leafy stairway will guide you indoors, where you'll find an eclectic mix of Indian and Asian antiques scattered throughout. There’s a worldly feel to each room, to add its cosiness, and outside there's a wrap-around verandah where you can relax with a cuppa and soak up the scenery, or watch the colourful sunset at the end of the day. Pour yourself a glass of wine, light the fireplace then sit back and unwind after a day out exploring the town.

From $391 per night

14 Hill Street, Daylesford

The Dudley Boutique Hotel
The Dudley Boutique Hotel
The Dudley Boutique Hotel

Looking for a touch of glamour on your getaway? The Dudley is a luxurious boutique hotel where you can unwind in comfort after a long day spent exploring. With a number of charming cottage rooms adjacent to the main building, the girls will have all the space they need to take on the town.

From $299 per night

10 Forest Avenue, Hepburn Springs

Poet's Lodge

Stylish and wholesome, Poets Lodge provides busy couples with the ultimate country escape. Made up of three different accommodation offerings, including the Main HouseGarden Loft and Old Jacks Cottage, Poets Lodge has the perfect couples retreat for everyone. Across each dwelling you can expect cosy yet bright interiors, beautiful natural surrounds and all the creature comforts of home. For romantic stays for two, the Garden Loft and Old Jacks Cottage are your best bet. Both provide an intimate setting for a romantic sojourn and come complete with opulent cast iron baths. If you want to make it a group couple's getaway with your closest friends, then book the four-bedroom Main House with its roaring fireplace and quaint communal spaces.

From $260 per night

62 Raglan Street, Daylesford

Image credit: Vintage House Daylesford
Image credit: Vintage House Daylesford
Vintage House Daylesford

If you’d prefer to stay in a home away from home rather than a hotel, consider a stay at the Vintage House Daylesford. This 1860's miner's cottage on the border of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, has been renovated and styled as though it's been plucked straight from a designer magazine, providing an intimate and romantic getaway in Victoria. It's everything you'd want in an amorous escape – from its deep, dark and moody interiors to the acres of land and fruit trees that surround. This beautiful bolthole is a hotbed of romantic (and delicious) adventures. 

From $490 per night (Minimum two-night stay on weekends)

Loving our pick of the best Daylesford accommodation and looking for more travel inspo? Once lockdown is over, why not pack the car and embark on an epic Victorian road trip? Or for something more relaxing, book yourself into one of Victoria's best health retreats.