There is a lot to love about Dunkeld – a tranquil arboretum; the rugged peaks of Wurgarri (Mount Sturgeon), Bainggug (Mount Piccaninny) and Mud-Dadjug (Mount Abrupt) and an award-winning fine-dining restaurant. With so much to see, explore and experience in and around Dunkeld, why not pack a bag and stay on. There is something suitable for everyone’s budget and luxury levels and it’s all highlighted here in our Ultimate Guide to Dunkeld Accommodation; From Luxe to Less.
Royal Mail Hotel
Presenting an array of luxury accommodation stylings is the Royal Mail Hotel. Deluxe mountain view rooms, courtyard rooms, one and two-bedroom apartments, the Royal Mail offers tastefully decorated and contemporary accommodation, all a short stroll to their award-winning restaurant. Lodgings of house, homestead and cottages are also available to accommodate you. Each of these provides a charming sanctuary, reminiscent of yesteryear.
Aquila Eco Lodges
A nature retreat awaits at Aquila Eco Lodges; fully self-contained, architecturally-designed lodges that are ecologically sustainable while still affording a superior stay. Aquila has been rated as one of the 10 top destinations in Victoria by Tourism Victoria. Their two loft houses and two tree houses feature day beds, huge picture windows and scenic patios, making for a haven of a hideaway where you can relax and soak up the magnificent natural environment.
Dunkeld Old Bakery Cottage
Combine a circa 1880s home, country comfort and delicious smells of bread baking and you have yourself a memorable stay at the Dunkeld Old Bakery Cottage. The guest house, with its high ceilings and spacious bedrooms, provides an idyllic country escape. And to top off your stay, an extensive bakery menu awaits your taste testing!
Grampians View B&B
Well-appointed and welcoming rooms are found within Grampians View B&B. This home opens its doors for guests to experience a comfortable and homely stay. All three bedrooms have their own ensuite along with a private guest entrance. Plus there is the use of communal lounge/dining room, sprawling veranda and BBQ area. The house is located in a leading locale, right next door to the Dunkeld Arboretum.
Dunkeld Caravan Park
The Dunkeld Caravan Park is in prime position at the foot of the Grampians (Gariwerd). Rugged mountain peaks form the most spectacular backdrop for your stay. Serving as an ideal base for the outdoor adventure seekers, bush walks are literally at your doorstep plus you are in walking distance to cafes, the Royal Mail Hotel, arboretum, museum, swimming pool and much more. Cabins, powered and unpowered camping/caravan sites are available.