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4.6 out of 5

"The property was okay we enjoyed our stay overall but there were some things that let it down. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 13 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Yarra Glen awaits you at Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa. Within a 10-minute stroll you'll find Alowyn Gardens and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie within a 30-minute walk. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a full-service spa, a winery, and an indoor swimming pool.

All 70 rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, in-room massages, and safes. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. You'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers to enhance your stay. Additionally, hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are available.

A day of pampering at Natskin Spa Retreat can include massages, body scrubs, and facials along with aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The restaurant, Eatery, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the gym, spa tub, and sauna as well as access to segway rentals/tours. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a coffee shop/café. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 8:00 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4.5-star Yarra Glen hotel include De Bortoli - Yarra Valley and Yering Station Winery.

Standard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$175* Per night/room 8 Nov. - 9 Nov.

Two Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Garden Terrace Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Two Bedroom Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa ratings based on 571 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

Everyone (206) Couples (326) Family (37) Other (1)
3 out of 5
The property was okay we enjoyed our stay overall but there were some things that let it down.

Posted by on 13 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
Lovely service, amenities and location. The staff were particularly friendly and helpful.

Posted by on 12 Jul. 2021

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1 out of 5
Nothing good to say, wont be going back ever againfroze all night

Posted by on 10 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
One of the best experiences we have ever had! Highly recommend for a pleasant stay 😊

Posted by on 8 Jul. 2021

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2021

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3 out of 5
Air conditioning units were unacceptably loud- and interrupted sleep. Poor coffee options - should have coffee pods in the room - nescafe is very naff Restaurant is a bit simple

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2021

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4 out of 5
Lovely location

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2021

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3 out of 5
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5 out of 5
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Posted by on 17 May 2021

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5 out of 5
The views are amazing. On site pool and spa facilities! Restaurant very nice.

Posted by on 11 May 2021

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About the Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

Location 1309 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen, VIC 3775

Property Features

A winery is on site. Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's a coffee shop/café on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. WiFi is free in public spaces. A spa tub, a sauna, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Yarra Glen hotel.

  • 70 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 6 buildings
  • Winery on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa offers 70 accommodations with minibars and safes. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, and hair dryers. This Yarra Glen hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Eatery - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Steam room in spa

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 35.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Union Pay, and Barclaycard. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 15 and AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 35.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Balgownie Estate
  • Balgownie Estate Resort
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Resort
  • Balgownie Vineyard
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Hotel Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort And Spa
  • Balgownie Vineyard Retreat Hotel
  • Balgownie Vineyard Retreat Resort
  • Balgownie Estate Resort Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Hotel
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Spa
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort Spa
  • Balgownie Estate Resort an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard &
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Hotel
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Hotel Yarra Glen

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.