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Luxury Accommodation in Victoria for the Perfect Post-Iso Escape

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

Clifftop at Hepburn
Clifftop at Hepburn

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. Make the most of this stunning landscape we call home with our list of the best luxury accommodation in Victoria. 

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.

Prices from $302 per night

Port Fairy, Victoria

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.

From $720 per night

Dinner Plains, Victoria

Sandy Shores

Right down to the name, this seaside haven screams beach escape. With more than enough room to accommodate 14 of your nearest and dearest and too many luxurious amenities to count, it's safe to say you will never get bored at Sandy Shores. If the games room, tanning deck, swimming pool, and garden gazebo complete with a firepit doesn't keep you entertained, Rye Ocean Beach is just a few minutes away by foot too. 

From $649 per night 

10 Roslyn Street, Rye

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.

From $770 per night

4 King Street, Daylesford 

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.

$395 per night (minimum two nights)

209/219 Main Road, Hepburn

The Buckland Studios

With nearby snowfields, national parks and some of the best local food and wine producers in the state, Bright is a thriving regional town no matter what time of year. Tucked away amidst 40-acres in the serene Buckland Valley, The Buckland Studios are a wine lover's dream. Five luxurious studios have been designed with couples in mind with decent spacing between to ensure maximum seclusion. When exploring means working your way through the many vineyards in the area, you don't have to ask us twice. 

From $295 per night

116 McCormacks Lane, Porepunkah

Dollywood

If you like your accommodation signed in neon and infused with some serious California cool, then Daylesford’s achingly hip Dollywood has you covered. A chic touch of Americana nestled within the spoils of regional Victoria, this stylish four-bedroom home is custom created for lovers of music and the arts. So get in line for a place so glamorous, you won’t want to leave the house.

From $675 for two nights (midweek)

1/82 Central Springs Road, Daylesford

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 hella views. 

From $760 (min 2-night stay)

Hepburn-Newstead Road, 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.

From $525 per night

98 Gipps Street, Port Fairy

Kiln Houses

Nestled amongst the unique beauty of the alpine region, the Kiln Houses are a sleek, contemporary take on the tobacco kiln houses that once dominated the area. Not only do these lovely retreats offer incredible views of nearby vineyards and mountain ranges, but they’re kitted out with a spa, wood fire and sauna. There are even designer bikes on offer if you’re in the mood for an adventure.

From $700 for two nights (minimum)

Cavedons Lane, Eurobin

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.

From $390 per night

17 Falls Road, Trentham

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.

From $590 per night

Fairhaven, Victoria

Jackalope

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.

From $675 per night

162 Balnarring Road, Merricks

Brae

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.

From $615 per night

4285 Cape Otway Road, Birregurra

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 inspo you need to help plan your next getaway!  Why not add a winery on the peninsula or a day spa to the list too?