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Best Daylesford Family Hotels

Argus Hill Cottage
3.5 out of 5
5 King Street, Daylesford, VIC
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Beautiful cottage, large comfy bed. Fireplace was such a nice touch and gave the place a beautiful ambiance. A few spider webs and dead ants on the cornices. Other than that it’s a lovely and quaint stay and very comfortable for two people."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2018

Argus Hill Cottage
Hambleden
4 out of 5
Vincent North Street, Daylesford, VIC
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"We thoroughly enjoyed Hambleden. It is comfortable and gracious, a blend of vintage and contemporary, with everything in order and on hand. The central heating proved handy on cool evenings, too! Beds were superb. We stayed with two of our (grown) sons for the wedding of their brother and his bride ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct. 2019

Hambleden
Hillside
3.5 out of 5
26 Millar Street, Daylesford, VIC
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Amazing stay!

"Gorgeous house and beautifully restored with period features and all the comforts you need. And has best central heating for Daylesford's winter nights! Was a great girls weekend away. Lots of room big table for gatherings comfy sofas everything you need to have a relaxing weekend. Also close to ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2017

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 Birdie
3.5 out of 5
2 Bridport Street, Daylesford, VIC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Excellent location (one street back from main street of Daylesford). Very clean, with comfortable lounge."…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov. 2018

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Delfryn
3.5 out of 5
3 Hospital Street, Daylesford, VIC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
relaxing country getaway

"Wonderful stay, excellent condition and all the amenities we needed for a family of 4. Close walk into town for a coffee or food. Excellent central location to base ourselves to drive to nearby towns and experiences such as Sovereign Hill for the kids. Would love to stay again."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2018

Delfryn
Hotel Frangos
4 out of 5
82 Vincent Street, Daylesford, VIC
The price is AU$249 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
4.4/5Excellent! (351 reviews)

"Fantastic and comfortable hotel with unique decor and rooms. Highlights include the comfortable beds and the unique bathroom with a lovely spa."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2020

Hotel Frangos
Central Springs Inn
4 out of 5
6 Camp Street, Daylesford, VIC
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The price is AU$134 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
4.4/5Excellent! (450 reviews)
Very friendly managers. 👍👍

"We had a very pleasant stay st Central Spings last weekend. We were welcomed warmly and given great local advice on where to eat. A great place to stay. 👍"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun. 2020

Central Springs Inn
Daylesford Central Motor Inn
3 out of 5
54 Albert Street, Daylesford, VIC
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The price is AU$139 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (270 reviews)

"Lovely property, the room was spacious and clean. Very helpful hosts as well, would recommend"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2020

Daylesford Central Motor Inn
 The Albert & Mills Guest House & Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Camp St, Daylesford, VIC
The price is AU$149 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (364 reviews)

"The amazing people running the guest house and services available. Perfect location nice and close to the main street of Daylesford. I was able to sing and have a beautiful bath in my room and bathroom as well. It was perfect for what I needed. I will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

The Albert & Mills Guest House & Apartments
Avala Accommodation
4 out of 5
11 Hepburn Road, Daylesford, VIC
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4/5Very Good! (178 reviews)

"We were able to use the mini golf (free if you stay there) Great fun. There was a king size bed (very comfortable) and a separate bathroom and kitchenette."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

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Artemis Retreat
3.5 out of 5
4 Western Street, Daylesford, VIC
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
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"Nice place to stay overall. Nice warm gas heating and well equiped kitchen. Still no shower curtain in the bottom bathroom so we all used the shower upstairs to save a mess. Bit hard to find at night. A sign at the gate would be helpful."…"

Reviewed on 30 May 2017

Artemis Retreat
Churchills
3.5 out of 5
46 West Street, Daylesford, VIC
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Quiet and Nice place

"Nice house with scenic view and good WiFi"…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec. 2018

Churchills
Daylesford Holiday Park
3.5 out of 5
3021 Ballan-Daylesford Rd, Daylesford, VIC
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3.8/5Good! (39 reviews)
Great for a quick night away

"The Daylesford Holiday Park was clean, warm and quiet when we stayed. It's just out of town, so you do need a car, but it's a short drive to everything Daylesford has to offer. It's nice to be out of the hustle and bustle of the busy main street of town, if you prefer to have your own space. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jun. 2020

Daylesford Holiday Park
Amanti
3.5 out of 5
2 Barkas Street, Daylesford, VIC
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Amanti
Botanica
3.5 out of 5
6 Hill Street, Daylesford, VIC
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Botanica
Campari
4 out of 5
9A Lake Road, Daylesford, VIC
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Campari
Daylesford House Studio
3 out of 5
8a Smith Street, Daylesford, VIC
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Daylesford House Studio
Della Fonte
3.5 out of 5
68A East Street, Daylesford, VIC
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Where should we stay in Daylesford?

The relaxing destination of Daylesford is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The boating, horse riding and lake views are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is located 44.8 mi (72.2 km) from the city centre. Daylesford has 32 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

Albert Guest House and Mills Spa Suites: Offers free parking, free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the central location at this 4-star guesthouse.

Amanti – Features in-room kitchens, free parking and free WiFi. This holiday home is rated 3.5 stars.

Botanica – Features in-room kitchens, free parking and laundry facilities. This holiday home is rated 3.5 stars.

When should we visit Daylesford?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Daylesford.

  • Hottest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 24°C
  • Coldest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 5°C
  • Driest months: January, December, April and February, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, June, May and September, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Daylesford?

While you and your family are visiting Daylesford, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Daylesford Museum and Cultural Centre, The Tangled Maze and Creswick Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Lake Daylesford and Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.

Daylesford is also known for its:
  • Hot springs
  • Horse riding
  • Gardens
  • Cultural attractions
  • Boating

Getting around Daylesford

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Daylesford Station. Daylesford might not have as many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Daylesford like for family-friendly holidays?
You may want to consider the relaxing destination of Daylesford if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The boating, horse riding and lake views are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is located 44.8 mi (72.2 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Daylesford?
Lake Orchard Villas is a top 3.5-star villa on Expedia for families, and features in-room kitchens and free parking. Daylesford Holiday Park is another good option for your family trip.
How many family-friendly hotels are there in Daylesford?
Expedia has 38 hotels in Daylesford that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the seasonal weather like in Daylesford?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 11°C. Average annual precipitation for Daylesford is 279 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Daylesford?
While you and your family are staying in Daylesford, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Daylesford Museum and Cultural Centre, Three Lost Children Walk Trailhead and Hepburn Regional Park. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Eganstown Streamside Reserve and Wombat Bushland Reserve.
What's the best way for us to get around Daylesford?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Daylesford Station. Daylesford may not have many public transport options, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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