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Luxury Accommodation in Victoria for a Stylish City Escape

You don’t have to venture too far from home to find luxury accommodation in Victoria, complete with stunning surrounds.

Camillo House

In need of an escape? Sometimes the chaos of modern life gets a little too much; even when you’re lucky enough to call Melbourne home. Fortunately, you don’t need to travel too far from the city to discover some truly spectacular accommodation options. Indeed, within a few short hours, you can find your very own slice of Victorian paradise, from coastal retreats to chic stays amongst the vines. Make the most of this stunning landscape we call home with our list of the best luxury accommodation in Victoria. 



This is one luxury accommodation in Victoria we can't get enough of! Nestled in the coastline of Queenscliff's Nuns Beach, SAGRES can host up to 10 people, offering luxury and comfort in equal measure across three spectacular storeys. Enjoy quality time with family and loved ones, overlooking breathtaking views of the sea and sand. Distinctively designed by Wayne Gillespie in 1991 and lovingly renovated in 2022, SAGRES embraces the modern era whilst maintaining its original vision to create beautiful and functional spaces inspired by the Mediterranean coastline.

Two king bedrooms on the top floor feature ensuites, with one looking out to Swan Bay across its own balcony. On the middle floor, the main living room, bar spaces and fully-equipped kitchen invite casual entertaining and conviviality. The downstairs floor encompasses three queen bedrooms, a second living space and laundry.

Step outside and bliss out within the landscaped gardens of Australian coastal plants; it's a secluded oasis that also features an outdoor bath and shower, two decks and a BBQ dining area. 


Camillo House. Image credit: Kate Shanasy 

Camillo Beach House 

An artful oasis on the Mornington Peninsula, Camillo House is a charming mid-century marvel, and a luxury accommodation in Victoria made for escaping the hustle of the city on a weekender trip.  An oasis in every sense of the word, Camillo House opened on the dunes of Blairgowrie at the end of last year. The joy-igniting space was dreamt up to delight holiday-seekers, artists and romantics looking for a coastal reverie away to call home. Striking a balance between sophistication and charisma, founder, Clare Hillier has stated it was "created with sensory pleasure in mind and an incredible attention to detail, it is a backdrop to living fully.”

A stay here is quite like sojourning in a private gallery, where guests will discover twenty-five original works by up-and-coming artists and renowned names. The house’s ever-evolving art collection will expand through commissioning external custom pieces and those formed from Camillo’s Artists Retreat programme. Camillo's truly distinctive beauty, coastal views, and complimentary Negroni offering upon arrival will ensure its place as of the finest stays in Victoria. 


Martha Beach House. Image credit: The Stella Collective

Martha Beach House

Captivating doesn't even begin to cover it. Martha Beach House is a private villa serving up big South of France energy, where summer is endless and luxury is served up with a soft palette and luxurious details. A true sensory experience, it will envelop you with its sophisticated ease and revive and energise you swiftly. Tranquil and refined, this is the perfect luxury accommodation in Victoria to book in your next friendly retreat. 

This seaside beauty sleeps eight, has a day-spa like ensuite that dreams are made of, a marble-splashed kitchen and even a circular pool. FYI, its heated. Sorry, we actually think this might be heaven. You might have to fight us for a chance to stay here. 

Mount Martha 

Coombs Hill Barn. Image credit: Marnie Hawson

Coombs Hill Barn 

A stay at Coombs Hill Barn provides you with one of the more charming stylish city escapes. This luxury accommodation is a genuine 160 year old American Barn imported from Indiana, USA, which has been lovingly restored and rebuilt in the shadow of Mt Buller. Overlooking the pristine Delatite Valley, this private home is set on 100 acres of farming land, that makes for a fine retreat no matter the season. Spend the day exploring the surrounding landscapes, before retiring inside with a glass of red, to prepare a delicious meal and enjoy the pristine views so gorgeously encapsulated from the outdoor dining table. Perfect for couples, groups and families alike, Coombs Hill is ideal for a family birthday, anniversary celebration, or group getaway. 


Lancemore Milawa

Set amongst the idyllic surrounds of Victoria’s High Country, Lancemore Milawa has unveiled its multi-million-dollar refurbishment. With award-winning interior designer Hana Hakim (The Stella Collective) at the helm, this sophisticated 40-room hotel brings a touch of laidback luxe to the picturesque King Valley - championing the area’s natural landscapes through design.

Primely positioned among some of Australia’s most famed wineries, unwind amongst the vines with well-appointed amenities including poolside hammocks and sunbeds for the summer and roaring fires both inside and out for winter. Under the direction of executive chef Aaron Jose (ex-Momo), the hotel’s restaurant Merlot follows suit showcasing the best of paddock-to-plate fine dining.


Ross Farm

Ross Farm

How often can you boast of staying at a property featured in Grand Designs? Plan a very special escape at Ross Farm, an inspiring boutique stay that’s been described as “luxury meets minimalist industrial chic”.

Located in the lush green of South Gippsland, The Barn is a perfect for a duo of couples, and is inspired by the natural formations and textures found in nearby Wilson's Prom, with an earthy palette, brass and soft, flecked pink granite cohabiting dreamily in this sanctuary-like space. Pretend you're long lost lovers reuniting atop the aged-steel spiral staircase, soak in the Japanese timber bath, prepare meals together in the integrated kitchen and relax around the fire pit. 

There's also The Cabin, holding forte as the cosiest property on site. Just for two, it has everything you could need and more. Unwind in a space decked out with warm timber and eucalyptus green, soak away your worldly worries in their Japanese-style cypress-panelled bathroom and plot future adventures on the deck while taking in views over Tarwin Valley.


InterContinental Sorrento

A lavish five-star resort that would feel equally at home on the Amalfi Coast, this seaside stunner leaves no stone unturned when it comes to providing a memorable stay. Promising everything you might come to expect from the international luxury hotel brand – sleek modern rooms, exceptional service, and world-class dining experiences – the newly opened InterContinental Sorrento blends the line between boutique and big brand. Its stunningly appointed and contemporary-styled rooms are only one of many draw cards for the hotel, along with a dreamy terrazzo-style pool deck, spa and in-house restaurant. Complete with its own raw bar (think oysters, crayfish, abalone, and periwinkles), Audrey’s offers a taste of renowned restauranteur Scott Pickett’s signature sophistication and culinary flair. 


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 unique Airbnb stays around Melbourne because it was originally an 1860s miner's cottage. This home has been lovingly restored and beautifully decorated, with many standout features including three-meter 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 veranda that seats twelve, for alfresco entertaining. 


The Timber and Stone Retreat

If a taste of Tuscany is more up your alley, then you and your loved one will revel in a stay at The Timber and Stone Retreat, nestled in a quiet little pocket of the quaint township of Malmsbury. Located just over an hour’s drive outside the city, this Tuscan-inspired hideaway features striking timber trusses and majestic arched windows, salvaged from an old villa in Italy. One look at the home’s light-filled interiors, charming French doors and lush surrounding gardens, and you’ll fall instantly in love. 


Clifftop at Hepburn

Clifftop at Hepburn

If you thought you’d seen some spectacular views before, just wait until you look out from the awe-inspiring floor to ceiling windows at the number one rated holiday home in Australia. Set overlooking mountainous bushland dotted with wildflowers, this luxury retreat nestled atop a sheer cliff face is as beautiful as it is unique. Needless to say, this isn’t one for those who are afraid of heights.


Breakneck Gorge Oikos

Reconnect with nature in one of Victoria's most sought after destinations, Hepburn Springs. Boasting 360-degree views of lush rolling hills, you really don't get much more private than this. Redefining what it means to go off the grid, Breakneck Gorge Oikos is the ultimate stay for nature lovers and those looking for a romantic weekend retreat. Relax and rejuvenate at one of the nearby natural mineral springs or take a long, uninterrupted soak in the freestanding tub with extraordinary views. 

Elevated Plains

Drift House

Set in breathtaking seaside Port Fairy, Drift House isn’t about 5-star extravagance. Rather, this Victorian beauty is about the bespoke touches that stay with you long after you check out. A boutique hotel that brings its very own brand of “sexy luxury” to the table, the four stylish private suites offer up a unique stay that’s rich in both comfort and character.

Port Fairy

The Estate Trentham

The Estate Trentham

A beautifully restored three-bedroom federation house set amongst lush gardens just an hour from Melbourne, The Estate Trentham promises the ultimate weekend escape. A lesson in stylish simplicity, the interior boasts the clean lines of Scandinavian design complemented by plush mid-century furniture while just outside lie herb gardens and a mini orchard. You can almost hear the fire crackling.


The Vineyard Residence

This spectacular architecturally designed home is one of the finest options for luxury accommodation in Victoria. Showcasing intoxicating vineyard views and breathtaking views of the region's famous Mt Buffalo, The Residence is unbeatable for its grandeur and features whilst still maintaining a sense of place in the surrounding landscape.

Highlights include a welcome wine of your choice, 4 generously sized, quiet bedrooms oozing class and comfort, and 3.5 bathrooms. The home has room for 10.

Focused around indoor and outdoor living, it seamlessly connects the kitchen, living and dining areas with a multipurpose outdoor dining and pool area to one side and an outdoor alfresco lounge and Tuscan-inspired kitchen to the other. You'll also be entranced by the floor-to-ceiling windows, which give each space its own view of the mesmerising vineyard and mountainside backdrop.


The Pole House

The Pole House

Set on a towering stilt overlooking the ocean, the architecturally designed Pole House is arguably one of the country’s most iconic stays. Towering above the Great Ocean Road in seaside Fairhaven, this minimalist luxury home comes complete with a floating walkway and floor to ceiling retractable glass walls. Needless to say, it offers up the kind of views you can only dream about.



Housed amid the beautiful Mornington Peninsula wine region, Jackalope is a luxury design hotel that comes complete with a touch of the unique. Coupled with the equally unusually named Doot Doot Doot and Flaggerdoot (the restaurant and bar respectively), here you’ll find a heritage homestead alongside an infinity pool and a host of daring artworks. Perfect for those who like their home away from home a little different.



The accommodation arm of one of Australia’s top restaurants, Brae’s six luxury suites are a lesson in effortless modern chic. Recycled red bricks, corrugated iron, blackbutt timber panelling, and above bed windows made for stargazing combine to create a setting that is arrestingly beautiful in its simplicity. Nestled in charming Birregurra, the only thing left to do is snag a table in the dining room.


The Oak & Anchor Hotel

When it comes to luxurious lodgings, it’s all in the details and this adults-only escape doesn’t miss a beat. Less than a kilometre from the beach, The Oak & Anchor Hotel is a favourite of couples looking to do a whole lot of nothing. Living up to its 5-star status, everything you need to eat, drink, relax and be merry can be found on site. Robe up and get ready to zen out because these six stunningly serene suites have been designed with relaxation in mind.

Port Fairy

Pension Mauritz

Dreaming of Europe’s stunning snow-capped mountains? When hibernation mode is in full swing, this charming European-inspired chalet has your next ski trip covered – no passport required. Just thirteen kilometres from Mount Hotham, Pension Mauritz oozes cosy cabin charm. Accommodating up to ten guests, it's ideal for families or groups of friends looking to hit the slopes by day and cuddle up by the fire at night.

Dinner Plains

Lake House Daylesford

Lake House

To say that Daylesford is having a moment would be an understatement. Then, there’s the Lake House. A tranquil retreat nestled on the waterfront by the splendour of the Wombat State Forest, this beautiful property offers up luxury accommodation complete with an award-winning cellar and renowned restaurant. And if all that wasn’t enough, it even has its very own treetop mineral water spas. Because, why not.


'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 unique Airbnb stay around Melbourne 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. 


Filled with wanderlust after reading about our favourite luxury accommodation in Victoria?  Be sure to check out our Destinations page for all the beautiful travel inspiration you need to help plan your next getaway!  Why not add a winery on the peninsula or a day spa to the list too? 

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