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1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • All employees are fully vaccinated
  • Proof of vaccination required for guests
Updated 22/12/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 22/12/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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The ultimate luxury for weekend getaways in Victoria, you can’t beat Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley. There are 70 accommodation suites including spa suites overlooking the impressive views of the picturesque Yarra Valley. We’re delighted to have our new Balgownie Eatery - a marquee style space on our tennis court during the rebuild of our restaurant and cellar door building. Guests staying with us will be able to enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner and dessert in the eatery, as well as the opportunity to try and buy our stunning wines. Opening for breakfast from 8:00am with hot and cold menu items, and staying open until dinner, try our locally inspired menu featuring Little Creek Small Goods, YV Dairy Cheeses and many house made goodies. Those who wish to enjoy the sun and Yarra Valley surroundings outside of the eatery, picnic rugs will allow you to find the perfect place for your meal. Come and experience for yourself Balgownie’s Cellar Door and enjoy their friendly hospitality whilst you unwind and taste some (or all) of their extensive wine tasting range. This wonderful ‘wine experience' include some of our award-winning wines and during the cellar door rebuild can be found in our new eatery. Rejuvenate at our Day Spa, wellness industry leaders specialising in professional skin, body, and spa therapy, located in the heart of the Balgownie. Completely relax and focus on your wellbeing with a wide range of beauty therapy, grooming, skin, and body treatments.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Highchairs available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Waxing services
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
On-demand films
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Dave M wrote a review 20 May
Geelong, Australia27 contributions10 helpful votes
Room clean, tidy and comfortable but a long walk from car park. We were in the furtherst room from reception which also meant wifi useless and free movies (streamed) useless. Wine tasting with Odi? was 10 out of 10. Meal at restaurant was very special (food) but spoiled by a conference of tools who thought having a trivia night in a fine dining restaurant was a good idea. They were on a big table, maybe 4 metres away, but during their selfish game, a team cam and sat on a small table within 1 metre of our table, to seperate themselves from the other teams. Very annoying and thought we must have been in sime inner suburban pub.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Hello Dave, thank you for your feedback. We will discuss your concerns about the trivia night with our events team to ensure we offer all our dining guests the very best ambiance possible.
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TravelHq wrote a review Apr 2022
Melbourne, Australia52 contributions62 helpful votes
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Amazing food and wine to complement. The restaurant is sensational with a lovely outlook across the Yarra Valley. Staff are welcoming and provided expert advice on the house wines. The Balgownie Black Label Pinot Noir was particularly memorable. Ryan, and Izzy were attentive and made this a special occasion. One of the best places to eat in the Valley.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Graeme Kuchmar, Marketing at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your review! The Balgownie team are thrilled that you had such a wonderful dining experience. The Black Label Pinot Noir is a very enjoyable drop at the moment. Next time, we recommend our limited edition Macedon Pinot Noir. Will be sure to thank Ryan and Izzy for delivering on our trademark Balgownie hospitality! We look forward to you dining with us again soon.
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Mac18 wrote a review 13 May
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We were really looking forward to dining with you. Service was extremely slow - an hour to wait for a meal is just simply unacceptable. The drinks waiter had hands covered in filth. Although it was nicely presented, my pork terrine was dry and tasted of fish. My daughter had what can best be described as pasta with jar sauce and a bit of crumbly cheese. 200g steak far from weight and served with a wilted spring onion and very overcooked polenta chips. So disappointed.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Thank you for your feedback. We will continue to work with our teams to ensure all aspects of the service / food operations are met, to improve our consistency and offer exceptional dining experiences.
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Tommo wrote a review 7 May
Melbourne, Australia45613 contributions3673 helpful votes
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We booked three nights after easter and the only rooms available were the spa suites. We opted to pay a little extra for a higher floor and hoping for a vineyard view but ended up getting a car park view. In the distance though we could see the ranges. Rooms are comfortable and quite roomy with a kitchenette but no cooking facilities other than a microwave. Spa did get some use. Nespresso machine was great for the early morning cuppa sitting on the balcony. A few negatives. Housekeeping kept providing one washer despite there being two guests and us pointing this out on several occasions. We enjoyed the onsite restaurant as well as the onsite tastings. It was great to not have to drive and hotel guests receive a complimentary wine tasting with their room package. However whilst Odea and Jenny offered great service at the cellar door the same couldnt be said for Roman. Quite gruff and didnt allow us entry into the cellar door. Not sure he is a person who should be involved in customer service. The onsite restaurant is very good and a must visit if a guest. Book in advance as they were fully booked on a weekday the day we dined here. I would certainly come back to this lovely winery and they are not farfrom getting 5 star review from me.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Graeme Kuchmar, Marketing at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your feedback. Amenities in our rooms do vary. A full kitchen is available in our Directors Suite. Mini kitchenettes in our standard spa suites. Have passed your feedback on to our housekeeping team in relation to your face washers (most likely supply chain issues with our towel and linen services). We will be sure to congratulate Oday and Jenny on their contributions to your stay in Cellar Door. Restaurant 1309 is in hot demand. We highly recommend all our guests book ahead to avoid disappointment. The alternative is in room dining (dinner) if you are staying with us. We look forward to you visiting us again soon.
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Steve wrote a review 6 May
Sydney, Australia14 contributions4 helpful votes
For those of my age set you May know what a show Bag is -nice on the outside but pretty bare on the inside -that is this place ! Awesome gardens ,nice views ,nice reception /bar and reasonable rooms except they are bare ! 1/no Duvet and was cold 2/ ironing board was one of this 1 foot long and 2 in he’s high ( I mean go and get a 40 dollar on from target ) bloody cheapskates I reckon! 3/ the grazing plate in the bar was $52 and had 2 wedges of cheese ( again don’t be so cheap on simple stuff ) I could go on but you get it .just don’t be so cheap on stuff especially that doesn’t cost you very much
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Hello Steve, thank you for your feedback. We have raised your concerns to the appropriate departments for their consideration. We strive to offer value for money to our guests, and we will absolutely take your suggestions on board.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 130 - USD 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
balgownie estate vineyard hotel yarra glen, balgownie estate vineyard resort and spa, balgownie vineyard retreat hotel, balgownie vineyard retreat resort
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaYarra ValleyYarra Glen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley
Which popular attractions are close to Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Nearby attractions include Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (1.3 km), Alowyn Gardens (0.8 km), and TarraWarra Museum of Art (6.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Conveniently located restaurants include Immerse Restaurant, Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, and De Bortoli Wines Yarra Valley.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Maroondah Aqueduct (15.3 km).
Does Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.