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Best Daylesford Family Hotels

Albert Guest House and Mills Spa Suites
4 out of 5
12 Camp St, Daylesford, VIC
AU$149
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
4.3/5Excellent! (345 reviews)

"Very large, clean and spacious. Close to the centre of town"…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct. 2019

Albert Guest House and Mills Spa Suites
Amanti
3.5 out of 5
2 Barkas Street, Daylesford, VIC
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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
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
Avala Accommodation
4 out of 5
11 Hepburn Road, Daylesford, VIC
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AU$125
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
4.1/5Very Good! (169 reviews)

"It has a great fun mini golf. It does need some maintenance. Staff very nice. Great value."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2019

Avala Accommodation
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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Central Springs Inn
4 out of 5
6 Camp Street, Daylesford, VIC
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AU$134
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.3/5Excellent! (432 reviews)

"The property was big and clean with plenty of hot water in the shower. But just off the main road made the room noisy while you were Trying to sleep."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2020

Central Springs Inn
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
 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

Birdie
Daylesford Central Motor Inn
3 out of 5
54 Albert Street, Daylesford, VIC
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AU$124
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.3/5Excellent! (257 reviews)

"Great location. Clean rooms. A bit dated but perfect for our stay. The caretaker is lovely."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec. 2019

Daylesford Central Motor Inn
Daylesford Holiday Park
3.5 out of 5
3021 Ballan-Daylesford Rd, Daylesford, VIC
AU$110
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
3.9/5Good! (35 reviews)

"Liked the quiet location. Cabin was situated under beautiful trees and staff were extra friendly and helpful. Cabin was a bit run down. Toilet hissed and shower dripped but overall a lovely relaxing stay. Will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2019

Daylesford Holiday Park
Daylesford House Studio
3 out of 5
8a Smith Street, Daylesford, VIC
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Daylesford House Studio
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
Della Fonte
3.5 out of 5
68A East Street, Daylesford, VIC
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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

Hillside
Hotel Frangos
4 out of 5
82 Vincent Street, Daylesford, VIC
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AU$249
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
4.4/5Excellent! (342 reviews)

"Excellent and well decorated room located in the middle of everything in Daylesford"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2020

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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.

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