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Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   1309 Melba Highway & Gulf Road, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Yarra Glen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I paid the $25 or so extra to have the spa suite, we arrived, the spa was dirty so we had to scrub it clean ourselves before use. there was also a dead fly on a ledge by the spa. Would be nice to have some "bubble bath" type stuff for spa suits... bath soap just doesn't cut it for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast is a woeful affair, worst experience we've had in Australia, including the inexpensive motels along the way. Staff are clearly stressed and rushed off their feet, though that may be because we stayed on New Years Day. Environment is trying to be modern, but comes across cheap and packed. The spread is very limited - few continental options beyond... More 

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is set amongst the vineyards of yarra glen in Victoria. The views are wonderful, with mount dandenong and rolling hills covered in grape vines. The suite was lovely, very spacious, however not much attention to cleanliness and amenities. When brought to management's attention, they rectified the situation somewhat. The hotel has a tasting room and restaurant attached to... More 

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Melbourne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After finally securing two nights away from the children my husband and I thought we were about to spend a romantic couple of days/nights away. After our first night stay the cleaning staff entered our room to do a "check out" clean even though we still had 1 more evening left on our reservation. All of our items were removed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to the review on TripAdvisor, we were glad we stayed here. First impression with the front desk was awful (we came in early and oh boy what a mistake that was!!!!)... I think the old guy wasnt meant to do check-ins (maybe he was the front desk 'boss'?), he was very unhappy grumpy n unfriendly! The first thing he... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from a one night stay at Balgownie and have decided that this place has great potential but has serious flaws that need addressing if management wishes to compete with the RACV type of accomodation that is on par price wise but offers a much better deal. The buildings are very environmentally friendly and there are water... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is set in a beautiful place. It is clean and the rooms are a good size. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment. Good food but not worth $21 for a sandwich. The air conditioning was so loud everytime it turned on that it woke us up through the night. The spa has a window to look outside... More 

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Balgownie-Estat... R, Manager at Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning Sasby87, Thank you for your review. Reception staff are onsite 24 hours to assist with all guests concerns ie TV operations, internet access etc. We will be have stronger internet access through out the resort in the near future with installation of more powerful routers throughout the accommodation blocks. Best regards Paul Koenig - Accommodation Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great few days away at rhis resort. .Rooms were very spacious and set out well.Had a lovely spa inside room & staff were very helpfull. Raes Restaurant was great..food was awesome..wine good! Great Resort to visit,would definaltely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth a visit! Stayed for a night, which we stayed for more! Huge room, circular spa/shower (careful no rail), looks out to vineyards, comfortable bed, very dark good for sleep. Overall very enjoyable. There is a walking track around grounds 1.6km walking track (uphill). Lovely views and fun to do Plenty of parking and a few minutes from the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bolgownie Resort and Spa is very picturesque in its surroundings and the beautiful landscaping of the layout of the resort. It is actually a vineyard, as its name suggested. Wonderful for wine lovers. Open space layout, thus expect some walking from the car part to the rooms. Good breakfast in the restaurant despite the power failure. The only negative during... More 

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Address: 1309 Melba Highway & Gulf Road, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Yarra Valley > Yarra Glen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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Balgownie Estate Vineyard Hotel Yarra Glen
Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort And Spa
Balgownie Vineyard Retreat Hotel
Balgownie Vineyard Retreat Resort
Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Yarra Glen, Yarra Valley, Australia

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