Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa - Yarra Glen

ex. Mercure Yarra Valley Balgownie Estate

1309 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen, Australia, 3775  show map
 4 stars
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Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa - Yarra Glen

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Air conditioning

Air conditioning in public areas

All inclusive

Carte blanche

Facilities for kids

Children's menu

Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Overview

Offering view over Funfields, which is 29 km away, Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa is a comfortable hotel featuring a sauna, a golf course and a wine cellar. Featuring Victorian architecture, the hotel is opened since 2007.

Located in a green area with restaurants and wineries, guests will see why Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa is admired by many tourists. Guests can get to Yarra Glen city center, which is 4 km away.

The hotel allows quick access to a valley and an orchard.

Essendon airport is about 55 minutes by car.

Rooms

The property comprises 70 non-smoking rooms appointed with satellite television, climate control, pay TV, coffee/tea makers and ironing facilities. Guests will enjoy a view of Yarra Valley from their rooms. They feature en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a Jacuzzi and a walk-in shower.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a comprehensive buffet breakfast is served. The luxury cellar bar offers free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests can avail of 24-hour reception, laundry and newspaper service.

Relax

There are a spa lounge, a health club and a steam room as well as whirlpool baths, facials and massage available for guests' relaxation. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Wine cellar
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa - Yarra Glen Yarra Glen location
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Hotel Address:

1309 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen, Australia, 3775

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City Center
  • Yarra Glen
    2.3 mi
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedYarra GlenBalgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

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Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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Rooms and availability

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa photos Room
Standard Queen Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room has a queen-size bed and has limited views.

King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa photos Room
First Floor King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room features fantastic garden views with ground floor access. It has a 42-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower.

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa photos Room
Spa One-Bedroom Suite
  • Room size:

    595 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This suite features a private balcony overlooking the Yarra Valley, a spa bath and a kitchenette. This special offer includes: - gourmet buffet breakfast for 2 in Rae’s Restaurant - Balgownie Estate Premium Cuvee Brut NV - chocolate dipped strawberries, candles and rose petals scattered on your bed.

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    595 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This suite features a living/dining area and has a private balcony with views of the mountains.

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Kitchenette
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Air-conditioned suite with a flat-screen cable TV, balcony and a kitchenette.

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  • City Center2.4 mi

Local attractions

  • Melbourne Skydive Centre4.7 mi
    13 MacIntyre Lane, Lilydale Airfield, Yering
  • Healesville Glassblowing Studio7.0 mi
    416-420 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville
  • Lillydale Lake9.5 mi
    435 Swansea Rd, Lilydale
  • Healesville Sanctuary6.7 mi
    Badger Creek Road, Healesville
  • Yarra Ranges Regional Museum8.9 mi
    35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedYarra GlenBalgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

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Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 25 reviews

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Value
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    4.6

    Disapointing

    I pre-paid and booked six rooms, a further seventh room was paid for on the day of arrival (16th november) All six prepaid by myself Susan Jacks through booking .com. In two of the rooms 309 and the one directly below a significant musty smell was noticed on check in...and on returning to the rooms including 311 that evening a smell not dissimilar to sewerage was noticable.. That increased during the evening to be particularily unpleasant by morning. This was brougt to the the attention of the receptionist on check out.. on saturday the 17th..who said .." she was unaware of a problem in our block...but was aware of a problem with the sewerage in another wing !!! (Sewerage is all connected)

  • Older travelers
    6.4

    The location, food and vineyard wines are excellent.

    Our queen room was not the same as the photo on the Accor or Booked.net websites. It was a dark corner room with a sliver of glass. The website did caution limited views but no effort was made to brighten the space. One low watt eco bulb in the ceiling and low watt bedside lights. It was very difficult to read and virtually impossible to work at the small desk. Only 1 chair in a double room?!!

  • Couple
    7.0

    Nice location

    Queen room is really small and not worth it

  • Couple
    7.8

    Staff was friendly and helpful

    Natskin facilities were unavailable on demand.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Excellent design, great location and views.

    Restaurant overpriced

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    A wonderful base for the vineyards providing fine dining and comfort and lovely setting.

  • Couple
    10.0

    It's a beautiful place in a fantastic location and the wine is amazing. You get free wine tasting with the price of the room and 10% off all wines and you get to try about 15 different types, they were all delicious. The customer service was second to none both in the hotel and at the restaurant and the room was fantastic. It over looked the whole valley and the added bonus was a spa bath in the middle of the room with glass surround directing outwards over the balcony. I would recommend this beautiful place to anyone, we were even accommodated for when the restaurant was full and the taxi never turned up to take us to the restaurant we booked down the road. They made room for us even though they were packed thankfully.

  • Group of friends
    9.0

    Excellent facilities - Natskin Spa best ever experienced. Staff in restaurant were outstanding.

    Front office staff could do with increased customer service training and knowledge of the area to be able to assist guests with recommendations on eateries etc.

  • Couple
    9.4

    This was our second stay at the resort and we will stay again. The rooms are very comfortable. The decor is very relaxing and well thought out.

    The menu for room service could be expanded a bit more as we did not feel the options were all that inspiring

  • Couple
    6.2

    The location is good and the restaurant was nice

    Not very good value for money. The room was not clean (mould in shower, dirty wine glasses and cheese left behind from the last guest!). I wouldn't recommend it, there are a lot of alternatives in the area.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Good spa facilities and restaurant a short walk from the room.

    Reception was very small and the queue was out the door. Standard rooms lack the view of the upstairs ones and we didn't have a bath.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    private,spacious apartments with everything required for a pleasant stay

    Stepping in and out of spa bath to shower

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The accommodation was lovely - clean and spacious with lovely views over the Yarra Valley. The Dinner at Rae's restaurant was very nice food and the staff at the wine tasting were really knowledgeable and friendly.

    perhaps just a little expensive - we would loved to have stayed longer, we only stayed one night - as probably a little expensive to stay longer - perhaps providing long weekend special packages would make it a little more affordable.

  • Couple
    6.2

    Facilities and restaurant quality of food were excellent. Surrounding area and ambience of resort was great.

    Dont book a queen room - they are tiny and have no view unlike what it shows in the booking screen....

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Evening meal was great, however, service was very slow between starter and main. Drinks on the coach in front of the lovely fire was excellent. Enjoyed the wine tasting and staff were very knowledgable. Suite was spacious and well fitted out.

    Bed was not as comfortable as we would have expected. Rooms lost heat very quickly, and the noise of the heating system was excessive.

How to reach hotel

hotel Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa - Yarra Glen Yarra Glen location
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Hotel Address:

1309 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen, Australia, 3775

Get directions
City Center
  • Yarra Glen
    2.3 mi
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedYarra GlenBalgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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