The Best Accommodation in Dunsborough WA
Are you looking for the best accommodation in Dunsborough WA? This article breaks down the best choices for families, couples, large groups, plus the cheapest places to stay and top picks for luxury accommodation. It also includes pet-friendly accommodation, places near the beach, ones with pools and homes by Dunsborough Lakes.
Tip: Accommodation gets booked out quickly, especially during school holidays. To avoid disappointment, book early. We use booking.com as most properties offer free cancellation if your plans change. See what’s available for your dates here.
We also book through Stayz rather than Airbnb as they are often cheaper.
Luxury accommodation in Dunsborough Beach
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Luxurious Home with Pool Close to Beach and Town – A$1057 per night
This incredible 4-bedroom 3-bathroom offers luxurious holiday accommodation in Dunsborough, located just 200m from the beach and 200m from the town centre.
The rear deck and pool area is the ultimate summer space, with barbecue, outdoor seating, a corner pool and games room with kitchenette and bathroom.
The holiday home sleeps up to ten.
Ideal for: couples with friends or a girls’ weekend getaway.
The Urban Beach House – A$760 per night
This 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom luxury four-levels home is 50 m from the Dunn Bay foreshore. The contemporary design features the natural texture of wood and stone and features a rooftop alfresco and wonderful open living spaces.
Sleeps up to ten guests.
Ideal for: families or friends travelling together.
North Shore Old Dunsborough – A$745 per night
The upper living area of North Shore enjoys sweeping views of the sparkling turquoise water and features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, sleeping up to six.
Modern appliances flatter the spacious lounge area with fireplace and glass bi-fold doors open onto the terrace where you can barbecue with a view of Old Dunsborough foreshore.
Ideal for: families or friends travelling together.
Stayz have many more luxury holiday homes in Dunsborough. See them here.
Accommodation in Dunsborough Beach Area
Old Dunsborough Beach House – A$290 per night
This is a ‘Hampton’ style property in Old Dunsborough with a balcony overlooking Geographe Bay. This 5-bedroom villa has the master bedroom and en-suite upstairs, with the remaining four bedrooms downstairs, with the main bathroom and laundry.
Ideal for: families.
Club Wyndham Dunsborough – A$210 per night
Club Wyndham was always our go-to when our girls were young as the apartments are child-friendly and reasonable. The facilities include a pool, and the resort overlooks Geographe Bay and has beach access.
Facilities include a tennis court, outdoor pool, spa, and gym. The resort’s on-site restaurant, Toby’s, has an open-air dining experience where you can enjoy fresh local produce with a selection of premium Margaret River wines.
Ideal for: couples & families looking for accommodation in Dunsborough with a pool.
Bayshore Beachside Resort – A$375 per night
Bayshore Beachside Resort is directly opposite Dunsborough Beach and offers self-contained villas with a fully equipped kitchen and private garden with access to a tennis court and games room.
Children enjoy the playground while barbecue facilities are provided with views over the Toby Inlet.
Ideal for: couples & families.
Geographe Cove Resort – A$445 per night
This beachfront resort features a full-size tennis court and outdoor pool. The accommodation is equipped with modern facilities, including kitchens, spacious lounges, laundries, and barbecues.
Ideal for: families & large groups.
Away in the Bay – A$285 per night
This 3-bedroom villa is across the road from the sheltered waters of Geographe Bay and has beautiful beach views. The townhouse has everything you need for your Dunsborough holiday, but restaurants are only three minutes away if you feel like eating out.
Ideal for: a family holiday.
Pullman Bunker Bay Resort is a popular choice for visitors to the Dunsborough region, however I feel you can get better value beach accommodation. Have a look at the photos and read the reviews here.
Cheap Accommodation in Dunsborough
Dunsborough isn’t really a place to stay for cheap accommodation, so I have included accommodation that represent good value for money instead.
Lanterns Retreat Lodge – A$190 per night
Situated in Old Dunsborough, Lanterns retreat features a range of suites with a guest lounge, offering free port wine and chocolates and a log fireplace during winter.
Each of the air-conditioned suites offers a microwave, a minibar, a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, a large bathroom with bathrobes, and some also have a spa bath.
Ideal for: couples.
Moondah Lodge – A$135 per night
Moondah Lodge offers travellers comfortable, clean and functional accommodation at a great price. Located near Dunsborough lakes, you will be close to the beaches and the town centre.
This accommodation is also pet-friendly.
Ideal for: couples and dog owners.
Cape Villas – A$190 per night
We have stayed in the Cape Villas complex a few times as the villas represent good value for families. They are within walking distance to Dunsborough town centre and Clancy’s Fish Pub (great option for families but popular with couples too). You can read our full Cape Villas Dunsborough review for more information.
Both booking.com and Stayz have various villas for rent, varying in price depending on the size. Booking.com was slightly cheaper on the property I checked.
Ideal for: couples and families.
Accommodation in Dunsborough with dogs
Stayz have a wide range of pet-friendly accommodation in Dunsborough, like this one below:
The brand new Retriever Retreat beachside holiday home is the perfect accommodation with all the modern comforts of home. The three bedrooms can sleep six guests, and the pet-friendly fencing makes it ideal for holidays with your dog.
Accommodation in Dunsborough for large groups
You have the choice of renting a few villas in one of the resorts I’ve mentioned or a large house. There are a few on Stayz that sleep up to twelve.
Things To Do in Dunsborough
This guide on things to do in Dunsborough provides not only a list of the best places to go, but it includes other tips to ensure you have a great time.
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