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Westgate Vineyard & Country House

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This accommodation is fantastic if you're looking to get away from the hustle of metro life. The house is huge, comfortable and always welcoming. Ample provisions are provided on arrival. Beds are comfortable and the whole place clean. Views from around the property are wonderful, I never want to leave.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

A great base for all the surrounding countryside has to offer -- walks and wineries were top on our list. The house was clean and spacious with enough bedrooms, bathrooms and sitting areas to easily accommodate larger groups in comfort. Our host, Fiona could not have been more helpful. I would recommend Westgate to anyone who needs a break from... More 

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Fiona M, Owner at Westgate Vineyard & Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Come again soon! More 

Melbourne
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The accommodation was great, extremely comfortable and clean. The views were to die for, especially watching the sunset from the water tank. Early morning walks allow you to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside though the property is a quick trip into Ararat. The hosts Fiona, Tim and the boys are great, friendly but not invasive. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We stayed for one night recently at the Westgate Vineyard and Country House, with my wife, 1.5yo daughter and our Shih-Tzu. We have not had a more relaxing accommodation experience in recent memory, with a fantastic setting well away from civilisation perched on top of a hill looking into the distance. The house is very large and comfortably appointed with... More 

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Lovely warm welcome from Fiona. House was wonderful, spacious lounge area and bedrooms with huge kitchen where we created a wonderful meal for the five of us utilising the BBQ with meat from Ararat. Only fitted in one vineyard so we could get back to savour the view and sun. Amazing sunset as promised followed by an awesome sunrise the... More 

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North Fitzroy, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at Westgate. What a fabulous location! Sunrise, sunset, delightful gardens, and a working farm that reflects Fiona and Tim's commitment to sustainability. It was our first visit to the Grampians and we enjoyed Ararat, Great Western and Hall's Gap. The country hospitality was just a delight. Nothing was too much trouble.... More 

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Fiona M, Owner at Westgate Vineyard & Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that glowing review, it is so lovely to get such wonderful feedback. Thank you for your comments about trying to manage our farm sustainably. We are always trying to improve our "little piece of paradise" for future generations. We hope you come back again and bring some friends and/or family for some R&R or exploring.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Thank you Fiona, for such a lovely stay. The view is stunning, a feast for the eyes, and a rest for the soul. The house is so comfortable, with a kitchen better equipped than mine. But most of all, we appreciated the offer to stoke the fire and warm the electric blankets ready for our return from a dinner out.... More 

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Fiona M, Owner at Westgate Vineyard & Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for that lovely review! Its nice to come back to a cosy house and bed - especially when you've been out to dinner and it's cold outside. It makes the difference between a hotel and a B&B. We hope you'll come back again and stay a little longer next time. Don't forget we give discounts to repeat guests.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a very relaxing 2 night stay. The fire and electric blankets were perfect and we all had the most amazing sleep. It was lovely waking up to the sounds of the animals and really added to the Country stay. We had more than enough space and privacy. Fiona was extremely helpful and was easy to contact. We would... More 

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Fiona M, Owner at Westgate Vineyard & Country House, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay at Westgate, it was lovely to meet you. Thank you also for leaving the house so tidy. We hope when you are in the area again for either another wedding, passing through or having a holiday that you will choose to come and stay here again. Don't forget that we give a 10% discount to... More 

Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Our large group had the opportunity to stay at Westgate over the recent Easter break to attend the Stawell Gift. The house is great and the view is to die for. Most importantly it provide the opportunity to relax between races as well as keep warm by the wonderful fire. It must have been the perfect ingredient as one our... More 

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Fiona M, Owner at Westgate Vineyard & Country House, responded to this review

Sorry, I thought I'd replied to this one too! We loved having you all to stay over Easter. Hugh loved playing with the girls in his cubby house and of course the Easter Egg Hunt! So glad Westgate provided the perfect environment to produce a win at the Stawell Gift carnival. What can we do to get another one or... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed nearly 10 years ago when the property was run by different owners. Again we were not disappointed with a fantastic 2 week holiday. Fiona & Tim made the 8 of us (two families) more than welcome and the morning sheep feeding was great fun for young and old. Views are amazing and full moons, lighting in the nearby... More 

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Fiona M, Owner at Westgate Vineyard & Country House, responded to this review

Sorry Captain FP, I thought I had replied to this months ago! We thoroughly enjoyed having you, your family and your friends to stay here at Westgate. Number one son still hasn't stopped talking about you all. We hope you'll all be back to stay again soon to provide us some entertainment! The communal dinner was a huge highlight of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Westgate is a spacious, very comfortable house sleeping up to 12 in four main bedrooms with a sofa bed in a private room off the sitting room. There are 3 bathrooms and a very well equipped kitchen plus a barbecue outside. The house is located within an expansive established garden with ample outdoor eating areas and a swimming pool. There is a slow combustion wood heater (wood provided) for those not-so-hot days and reverse cycle air-conditioning. The views from the house are stunning in all directions and a gentle stroll up along the ridge will provide 360 degree views of both the Pyrenees and the Grampians. A perfect place to watch the sunset!Westgate is situated within the renowned Grampians wine growing region and close to Ararat, Stawell and Halls Gap. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westgate Vineyard & Country House

Address: 180 Westgate Rd, Armstrong, Victoria 3377, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Armstrong
Price Range: $165 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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