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Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

4.5 of 5
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1309 Melba Highway & Gulf Road, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful receptionist couldn't compensate for overpriced tiny room where 'free' wifi didn't work, TV had almost no volume and restaurant food was very ordinary - surely it isn't that hard to cook steak rare but after two attempts I gave up. Partner's salmon over cooked too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have travelled and stayed at many 5 star hotels and I think the Balgownie Estate is quite overpriced for what you get. I only stayed at the base rate room, bathroom was large, bedroom was mediocre. The whole room was seemed a bit mediocre and sterile. Also the price you pay you should get wifi in your room.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we were in was quite small. Because it was hidden below the ground level, internet reception was very poor or close to nothing. However, the front desk was very helpful and offered us a device which is similar to a booster. Unfortunately it didn't work. The bathroom was very spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed the spa-grade toiletries offered... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great destination for a celebratory girls weekend. Not only is there plenty to do in the Yarra Valley including shopping, wine, chocolate and cheese tasting, but the accommodation was beautiful to come back to. We had a 2 bedroom suite with a balcony with a great view, which was perfect for 5 of us. The suites are large,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Service was excellent and we were granted late check out Rooms are a great size (we had a spa suite), shower and spa were nice In-room wines and movie service were a nice touch Day spa and well appointed gym on site Location is near many good wineries in the Yarra Valley Cons: No wi-fi in the rooms (which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat to have a private courtesy car that catered for what we wanted to do. Mark our driver was such a lovely and knowledgeable guy who even made a detour so we could buy things we forgot to pack. After a day of wine and chocolate tasting we spent the evening in the new bar enjoying some tasty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our 2 night stay at Balgownie Estate Resort.Beautiful place and serene.. Good service by the reception staff. Loved the food at Rae restaurant and the atmosphere..definitely we will be back...Recommend for a weekend get-away..

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mark the courtesy driver was absolutely spot on, was expecting to pay big $$$ and much better than joining one of the large bus style tours, very helpful and knowledgeable. The restaurant and vineyard were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the Resort over a spur of the moment late breakfast in Healesville. Made the short road trip to Balgownie Resort and immediately struck by the courteous attention at reception and upgrade without asking and room available early. Further surprised by the number of people staying there. Expectation was the a Sunday night would be near deserted. Not so. Enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent two days here and absolutely loved it. Got a deal on last minute.com.au which is cheaper than booking thru the Estate and was well worth it, had a spa suite with a King Bed and a gorgeous view. Buffet breakfast was diverse and tasty. Reception staff were good, not always manned but a number provided to get them. Recommend.

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