Best Margaret River Accommodation
Are you looking for the best Margaret River accommodation? Being locals, we have visited the area numerous times on a Perth to Margaret River road trip and know the all the best places to stay for different budgets from luxury homes to motels.
The Margaret River wine region is a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year. Summer is perfect for the beach and water activities, spring has all the wildflowers and good hiking weather, autumn colours are beautiful with all the vines changing colour and winter is the time to curl up in front of a wood log fire with a glass of Margaret River red wine.
So, stop dreaming about your weekend getaway or holiday and look at what amazing accommodation Margaret River has to offer you with our expert list.
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.
Margaret River Accommodation Luxury
Please note that prices quoted per night are indicative only. To obtain quotes, click on the links provided.
Surfers Retreat – A$1190
This luxury vacation home by Exclusive Escapes sleeps up to eight guests in the 5 bedrooms. Despite being located only five minutes from Surfers Point and 10 minutes from Margaret River town, the house sits on a 3-hectare bush block giving you plenty of space.
The accommodation features two bathrooms, a large kitchen, two separate living areas, two huge balconies, a yoga deck, firepit and an outdoor shower. It really does have everything to make your holiday one to remember.
Incognito – A$950
Another luxury residence by Exclusive Escapes, which offers 180-degree ocean views in Gracetown. Incognito is a four-bedroom, four-bathroom property, sleeping up to eight guests.
Stunning in summer and welcoming in winter with the central feature fire. Cook up a storm in the chef’s kitchen and sit with your guests at the 12-seater dining table overlooking the ocean.
Built by Zorzi, one of Perth’s most prestige builders, this luxury holiday home offers you everything you could want for a relaxing time away.
The Seahorse at the Beach – A$835
You will have a private solar-heated pool with stunning ocean views at this luxury 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom house in the lovely Gnarabup. The decking is one of the best places to be, whether it’s for your morning coffee or a Margaret River wine at sunset.
The White Elephant café is only a 10-minite walk, giving you the option to eat out.
Roozen Residence – A$800
The luxurious Roozen Residence offers 180 degree ocean views from every room in the house making it one of the best beach houses to stay in.
Located in beautiful Prevelly, you can watch surfers catch the world-class breaks or watch the sunset on the decking.
This holiday home is perfect for winter holidays too with underfloor heating, reverse cycle heating, electric blankets, and heaters in all bedrooms.
Great added touches are included like Nespresso coffee pods & T2 tea.
Alouarn House – A$1950
Alouarn House, which sleeps 12, is an architecturally designed luxury home with 5 bedrooms and a pavilion containing another 2 bedrooms and living area in a detached guest house.
The holiday home features a 16m saltwater swimming pool, a cricket pitch, beautiful gardens, decks for relaxation and an outdoor eating and entertaining area. Kangaroos are often seen on the cricket pitch in the early morning.
Firewood is provided for the fireplace during the winter months.
Margaret River Beach Accommodation
Margaret River Beach Apartments & Margarets Beach Resort – A$200
Margaret River Beach Apartments are located a 10-minute walk from Gnarabup Beach, in a resort setting with an outdoor pool, sauna, BBQs, a children’s playground and a bar/restaurant.
Each air-conditioned apartment contains a fully equipped kitchen with coffee machine, flat-screen TV with cable channels, and laundry facilities (some have a spa bath).
Accommodation ranges from studios to four-bedroom houses.
Margaret River Farmstay
Sunflowers Animal Farm – A$370
Sunflowers Animal Farmstay is a 315-acre cattle farm just outside of Margaret River with over 350 farm animals on display to pat, feed and interact with.
They offer four fully self-contained units that sleep either 5, 7 or 9 people.
Big 4 Taunton Farm – A$310
Big 4 Taunton Farm is in Cowaramup and offers air-conditioned units with a private bathroom, living room, flat-screen TV, fully equipped kitchen, and balcony. It’s ideal for families with daily animal feeding, jumping pillow, adventure playground, go kart hire, and outdoor movies in summer.
Our daughters enjoyed every minute staying at Taunton Farm. The daily animal feeding was a highlight for them, but they also had fun on the jumping pillow with their friends.
Margaret River Winery Accommodation
Bettenays Margaret River – A$220
Bettenays Margaret River, in Metricup, offers boutique self-contained accommodation with a private balcony or patio overlooking the lake and the 125-acre vineyard.
The apartments have a full kitchen and laundry facilities with a spacious seating area.
Cullen Wines Homestead – A$715
Cullen Wines Homestead was built in 1976 by Diana and Kevin Cullen, founders of Cullen Wines. The local granite and timber-built house has sweeping views of the vineyards and countryside.
This self-catering holiday house consists of the main house and a studio, sleeping up to 12 people. It features a stone fireplace and has heaters in the bedrooms and a reverse-cycle air conditioner in the living area.
Eggs, bread, milk, and butter are provided on arrival.
Margaret River Budget Accommodation
Riverview Tourist Park – A$100
Riverview Tourist Park is in a quiet area overlooking the Margaret River and offers accommodation with a private balcony or patio. You can walk ten minutes to a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafés.
Each air-conditioned chalet and cottage include a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Most have a kitchenette or a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and stove.
Margaret River Tourist Park – A$125
Margaret River Tourist Park features a swimming pool and free BBQ facilities. All accommodation has a kitchen with a stove, microwave, and a refrigerator.
The holiday park has a children’s playground which will keep the kids entertained.
Surfpoint Resort – A$110
Surfpoint Resort, a 10-minute walk from Gnarabup Beach and Prevelly Beach, offers air-conditioned accommodation options including family, triple, double or twin rooms. Some rooms have an en suite bathroom, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities.
The resort has a guest lounge and dining area that overlooks the outdoor pool and a games room that includes a smart TV, DVD player, board games and toys for young children.
Margaret River Motel – A$145
Margaret River Motel (formerly Grange on Farrelly) is located right in the centre of Margaret River and only a 5-minute walk to the main street’s cafes, art galleries and shops.
All rooms include private en-suite bathrooms, reverse cycle air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, and free Wi-Fi. The property has an outdoor swimming pool for you to cool off in or you can choose to relax in the spacious garden.
Margaret River Accommodation Pet Friendly
Bella Retreat – A$320
Bella Retreat is situated amongst 13 acres of forest between Margaret River and Redgate Beach, making it ideal for visiting wineries and the beach. The four bedrooms can accommodate eight and the property is dog-friendly and excellent for families with a wooden play area with swings/slide and ‘assault course’.
Note that there is a cleaning fee on top of the rate.
The Beach House Prevelly – A$290
This Prevelly beach house sleeps 6 in the three bedrooms and suits families and couples. It has a fully enclosed front garden suitable for your dog.
In a lovely location, you will be close to swimming beaches, dog beaches, a café, restaurant, and general store. You can walk along the scenic beach path to The White Elephant Café, or a 2-minute walk to Seagardens Café and the Prevelly Caravan Park and Liquor Store.
The beach house has a wood fireplace and reverse-cycle air-conditioner with heaters in each bedroom.
Margaret River Hideaway & Farmstay – A$200
Margaret River Hideaway & Farmstay, located on a beautiful 58-acre property, offers comfortable country-style accommodation in a rural setting. Pet-friendly accommodation options include a studio and self-contained cottages, and each features a patio with a BBQ. Some accommodation has a fully equipped kitchen and a pot belly stove.
You’re given a free starter breakfast pack upon arrival, which includes fresh bread, cereal, milk, and juices.
There’s a children’s playground and you can participate in animal feeding of peacocks, sheep, cows, and alpacas.
For more pet-friendly Margaret River accommodation, visit Stayz.
Margaret River Accessible Accommodation
Vintages Accommodation – A$225
Vintages Accommodation offers stylish accommodation with a private balcony or courtyard, plus a kitchen or kitchenette. Each room and apartment feature a flat-screen TV with DVD player, heating, and air conditioning and some have a spa bath.
Unit 6 is a large accessible unit, configured with a king bed and single bed, an upright chair, dining setting and kitchenette. The large ensuite and toilet are complete with handrails and a shower chair is available on request. You can enjoy your own private outside courtyard garden.
The property is a 2-minute walk from local cafes and restaurants and a 5-minute drive to Margaret River Golf Course, 10 minutes’ drive to Prevelly Beach and 35 minutes’ drive to Busselton Airport.
Eight Willows Retreat
Eight Willows Retreat, set on 75 acres of native parklands, offers private chalet-style accommodation that have either a lake, forest or vineyard view.
All chalets are spacious and fully equipped with a gourmet European-styled kitchen, marble flooring, wide screen HD LCD TV with free view channels and free cable channels. There is also a personal outdoor BBQ on every patio.
Chalet 8 is a one bed accessible king chalet that contains all the features of the One Bed King Chalets, with a separate wheelchair accessible bathroom.
The shower has a fold-down shower bench and rails, and the toilet is wheelchair accessible, with rails. The hand basins are configured to be wheelchair accessible.
Margaret River Accommodation with a fireplace
Of the Margaret River accommodation mentioned, the following have a fireplace to cosy up in front of in winter and ideal for a romantic break:
- Alouarn House
- The Beach House Prevelly
- Cullen Wines Homestead
Margaret River Accommodation Specials
We find that often Booking.com offers the best prices but try Lastminute.com and Luxury Escapes for last minute deals and specials.
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