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Overview of Sanctuary House Resort Motel

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Outdoor pool
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Sanctuary House Resort Motel

3.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHealesville Wildlife Sanctuary7 min walk
    Popular LocationHealesville Glassblowing Studio4 min drive
    Popular LocationFour Pillars Gin4 min drive

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About this area

Badger Creek

Sanctuary House Resort Motel is located in Badger Creek. Healesville G158 Bushland Reserve and Coranderrk Nature Conservation Reserve reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie. Ready for a night out? Consider Rochford Wines Yarra Valley and Four Pillars Gin. Explore all the area has to offer with ecotours and hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary - 7 min walk
  • Healesville Glassblowing Studio - 4 min drive
  • Four Pillars Gin - 4 min drive
  • Rochford Wines Yarra Valley - 6 min drive
  • Maroondah Reservoir Park - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Cockatoo Station - 30 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 62 min drive


  • SanctuaryHouse Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Paramparaa - 4 min drive
  • The Bodhi Tree Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Giant Steps - 4 min drive
  • Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander Winery - 4 min drive

About this property

Sanctuary House Resort Motel

3.5-star motel, walk to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a conference centre, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. All 24 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus in-room free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Private gardens, room service and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Sanctuary House Resort Motel offers 24 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fridge

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Garden


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Sanctuary House Badger Creek
Sanctuary House Resort Motel
Sanctuary House Resort Motel Badger Creek
Sanctuary Hotel Healesville
Sanctuary House Resort Motel Healesville, Yarra Valley
Sanctuary Motel Healesville
Sanctuary House Resort
Sanctuary House Resort Motel Motel
Sanctuary House Resort Motel Badger Creek
Sanctuary House Resort Motel Motel Badger Creek

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Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 152 out of 424 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 172 out of 424 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 73 out of 424 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 22 out of 424 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 424 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The motel is located about 3 kms from the town center so it was easy to access some nice restaurants as well as liquor and grocery shops. The accomodation itself was as described - one queen bed and a single bed which was perfect for 3 guests. Clean rooms and bathrooms plus the required amenities like fridge, AC, ironing stand, etc all in working order. The only negative aspects to mention was that the motel's restauraunt was closed the day we arrived and the fact that the sound from the other residents (either outside or in other rooms) would come through quite easily. I guess that's to be expected as it's a motel and disatnace between rooms are minimum. It's not really a negative point. Overall, we had a good stay, and will definitely book there again in the future if we pass by that area.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Bed was comfortable room was clean very quite 10out of 10
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Budget but clean
This is an old style budget motel, but offers clean rooms and value for money versus most other more expensive accommodation in the area - fine for an overnight stay! Restaurant facilities were closed (due COVID) but a few minutes drive into town and the dining options are varied. Pleasant reception staff. Overall OK
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Staff were very friendly & helpful. While the bathroom was small, the room was fairly well equipped & comfortable
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021