Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with winery and full-service spa


Located in a rural location, this family-friendly hotel is within 25 mi (40 km) of SkyHigh Mount Dandenong, Doncaster Shopping Centre, and Dandenong Ranges National Park. Puffing Billy Steam Train and Monash University are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Hotel Features

An attached winery, a full-service spa, and a restaurant are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 70 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus microwaves and LCD TVs with cable channels. Minibars, room service, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Balgownie Estate Resort, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

1309 Melba Highway Yarra Glen VIC 3775

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A winery is attached to this Yarra Glen hotel. In addition to a full-service spa, Balgownie Estate Resort, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member features an outdoor tennis court and an indoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Each day guests can enjoy a complimentary manager's reception. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

7 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Balgownie Estate Resort, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member has designated areas for smoking.

  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Winery attached 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free reception 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Pay movies 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Raes Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Onsite venue #2 - This wine bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 

Spa Services

Natskin Spa Retreat has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Couples treatment rooms 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 35 per night.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 27.50 for adults and AUD 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 175 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 35 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Balgownie Estate
  • Balgownie Estate Resort
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Resort
  • Balgownie Vineyard
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Hotel Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort And Spa
  • Balgownie Vineyard Retreat Hotel
  • Balgownie Vineyard Retreat Resort
  • Balgownie Estate Resort Yarra Glen
  • Balgownie Estate Yarra Glen

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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