For an ultimate country escape head to the West Gippsland region for quality accommodation and country experiences. Indulge in local produce at one of the farmers’ markets, take a drive through verdant countryside or a tour of the region’s finest wineries and cellar doors. West Gippsland is just over an hour from the CBD and the perfect locale for a weekend or longer stay.
Below is a compilation of West Gippsland’s best places to stay with a variety of accommodation options from cosy cottages to peaceful country retreats.
Anderley has two secluded cottages/cabins located on 35 acres in the Strzelecki Ranges in West Gippsland – just a 90 minute drive from Melbourne. Both cottages have breathtaking views that you can see from every area in the cottage! Ideal for a romantic getaway, a quiet retreat from the busy city life or some quality time away with your family and friends. Anderley is the perfect place to retreat and recharge.
Camellia Cottage is a self-contained boutique cottage in the heart of Warragul. It is the ideal location to enjoy the many features of Warragul such as art and culture at the West Gippsland Arts Centre and the thriving café and restaurant scene. Escape to this fully renovated, two bedroom cottage with old world atmosphere perfect for executives, couples, families.
Clifden Cottage is a fully self-contained rural retreat set on a farm breeding eye-catching Belted Galloway cattle and black alpacas in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges. The property boasts unparalleled views of West Gippsland. Experience true farm life, simply relax and unwind. Rest and rejuvenate, or enjoy new experiences. The cottage is ideal for a quiet escape to the country, secure and comfortable for one guest and well-appointed for two, three or four.
Raglan B&B Your hosts Ethelwyn and Robin Kent offer a memorable country interlude at their beautifully appointed historic miner’s cottage in the West Gippsland area. The luxuriously restored self-contained cottage with separate kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and lounge is just minutes from the Princes Highway and only 7km from Warragul. It is set on ‘Raglan’ – 100 acres of farmland with 180 degree panoramic views of the Strzelecki Ranges.
Ripplebrook Cottages Bed & Breakfast and Self Contained Cottage Accommodation is located on a 40 acre grazing property close to Warragul and Drouin. You will be captivated by rolling hills and magnificent views sweeping across the valley to Mount Dandenong, the Baw Baw Ranges and glimpses of Westernport Bay. Luxury and wonderful rural vistas combine at Ripplebrook Cottages.
Toorongo River Chalets A little pocket of paradise awaits at the Toorongo River Chalets. This relaxing weekend getaway is set on the banks of the Toorongo River with plenty to explore in the stunning natural environment. There are three chalets to choose from whether you’re looking for a luxury stay or a cosy cottage, we have the ability to meet what you desire. There’s always something to do, whether you’re taking a hike, having lunch at a local cafe or having a picnic by the river.
Twitchers Cottage in the Strzelecki Ranges is a cosy, self-contained cottage in native garden with spectacular views. Located near Mount Worth State Park and many other natural sites this is the ideal site as a base to your West Gippsland adventures. The bustling town of Yarragon is just minutes away for dining and shopping, and hiking and bushwalking trails are nearby.