Best Queenscliff Accommodation: Top 10 Places To Stay (2023)

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By Audrey Chalmers

Looking For The Best Queenscliff Accommodation?

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Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula is a great place to visit. It has fascinating historical attractions, excellent food, and awesome natural beauty.

We love it and visit the town often from our home in Geelong. Once you decide to go, the next step is to book your Queenscliff accommodation.

Street view of Athelstane House in Queenscliff with wrap around verandah and a parked car in the street.

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There’s plenty of excellent accommodation in Queenscliff, and it can be hard to decide what is the most suitable for you.

The good news is that much of the accommodation Queenscliff has is found in beautiful heritage buildings. So you can really soak up the town’s historic atmosphere.

If you are looking for a Queenscliff hotel, a guest house, or a caravan park, we list these along with options for a fabulous Queenscliff bed and breakfast.

So whatever the style or price range you prefer, we have you covered in this list of top accommodation at Queenscliff Victoria.

Ready to discover the best place to stay in Queenscliff? Let’s get to it!

Our Top 3 Picks: Best Queenscliff Accommodation


Street view of Athelstane House in Queenscliff with wrap around verandah and a parked car in the street.

✔️ Cooked Breakfast
✔️ Balcony & Terrace
✔️ Soaking Tubs


Guest room at the Vue Grand Hotel in Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula. There is a bed, a leather couch, two rectangle windows with views over the town to the ocean, and a desk along one wall under a window.

✔️ Roof Top Bar with Ocean Views
✔️ Balcony/Terrace


Guest room with cosy looking bed, a window and glass door leading to a wooden deck at Salt Loft Queenscliff accommodation on the Bellarine Peninsula.

✔️ Balcony with BBQ
✔️ Fully Self-Contained

Best Queenscliff Accommodation

No matter what places to stay in Queenscliff you’re looking for, whether that’s Queenscliff hotel accommodation, Queenscliff luxury accommodation, or cheap accommodation in Queenscliff Victoria, with the reviews below you’ll find something that suits your needs.

1) Athelstane Guesthouse

** Top Choice Queenscliff Accommodation**

Street view of Athelstane House in Queenscliff with wrap around verandah and a parked car in the street.

Address: 4 Hobson Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: Steps from the main shopping strip

Room Types: Queenscliff B&B accommodation

Key Features:

  • Fully cooked breakfast option
  • Guest lounge
  • Garden area
  • Terrace
  • Upstairs and downstairs verandahs
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Soaking tubs

As Queenscliff’s oldest operating guesthouse, Athelstane House is the perfect mix of old and new.

Each of the ten rooms has its own ensuite bathroom – eight with large corner spa baths. The cosy rooms are equipped with an efficient split system that keeps the temperature just right.

This fabulous Queenscliff bed and breakfast is perfectly located just off the centre of town and it’s within walking distance to most attractions.

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Guests enjoy complimentary wifi and shared tea and coffee making facilities. As well as a beautiful communal lounge area where you can mingle with other guests in front of the warming open fireplace.

The unique heritage-listed property has six different sitting areas inside and out, as well as a restaurant and fully licensed bar.

Room rates include a hearty a la carte breakfast chosen from the guest menu.

Tables and chairs in a courtyard at Athelstane Guesthouse in Queenscliff Victoria. A white letter A inside a red circle is painted on a white wall and the courtyard is shaded by a green vine. Athelstane House offers the best Queenscliff accommodation.

Best Things?

The corner spa with rain shower is a luxurious touch. The restaurant serves excellent meals.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Beautiful place, comfy beds, quite close to everything, super clean, own balcony 5 star ⭐- Nyanne

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Athelstane House is a well located quality guesthouse with a restaurant and bar. Guests can choose rooms from a variety of styles and sizes and a fully cooked breakfast is available.

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2) Vue Grand Hotel

Guest room at the Vue Grand Hotel in Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula. There is a bed, a leather couch, two rectangle windows with views over the town to the ocean, and a desk along one wall under a window.

Address: 46 Hesse Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: Centrally located in town. You can walk everywhere.

Room Types: Double & king rooms with spa bath, balcony rooms, turret suite

Key Features:

  • Restaurant
  • Roof top bar with panoramic views
  • Historic building
  • Internal courtyard
  • Fridge
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

If you’re looking for Queenscliff hotels then the Vue Grand Hotel is a beautiful choice.

Built in 1881, it’s a stunning Victorian-era building with an imposing foyer, ornate staircase, and grand dining room.

The heritage-listed hotel is located in the centre of Queenscliff and features a formal restaurant in the Grand Dining Room, pub fare in the Vue Street Bar, and a relaxing rooftop bar with water views.

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Guests at the Vue Grand have the option of choosing classic colonial-style rooms, rooms with balconies and/or spa baths, or suites with freestanding tubs and bay views.

Sitting at the very top of the hotel is the Turret Suite. This luxury retreat has breathtaking 180 degree panoramic views of Swan Bay, Port Phillip Heads, and Hesse Street.

The suite also features lavish decor, a king-size bed, leather lounge, and bar area, and a spa bath with water views. There’s even a telescope for you to watch the ships passing through the heads.

View of the ocean from the rooftop at Queenscliff's Vue Grand Hotel on the Bellarine Peninsula. There is a table with a wine bottle and two glasses sitting on it and chairs.

Best Things?

The grand old heritage building and breathtaking views.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Great location. Lovely ambience. Beautiful historical features. Lovely Staff – Walls

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One of the best located hotels in Queenscliff, the Vue Grand is a beautiful old world hotel with loads of character. It’s ideal for travellers who appreciate history and who’d like to be close to all of Queenscliff’s attractions.

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3) Salt Loft

Guest room with cosy looking bed, a window and glass door leading to a wooden deck at Salt Loft Queenscliff accommodation on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Address: 33 – 35 Hesse Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: Walking distance to the town centre

Room Types: Studio apartment

Key Features:

  • Balcony with outdoor furniture
  • Water glimpses
  • Well-appointed kitchen
  • In-house Bluetooth system
  • Deep bath
  • Off street parking

If you’re looking for accommodation that’s close to Queenscliff restaurants and tourist attractions then Salt Loft could be just what you’re looking for.

Situated in an elevated quiet location in the heart of Queenscliff, the Loft is a perfect couples retreat.

Offering expansive views across the town’s rooftops this beautifully appointed self-contained apartment is just a few minutes’ stroll to Queenscliff’s main street.

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Guests are treated to a lovely welcome basket, quality furnishings, and off-street parking.

A highlight of the property is the sun-drenched balcony area that’s ideal for relaxing after a hard day of sightseeing!

The host is very welcoming and easy to communicate with. Guests appreciate thoughtful touches like sherry on arrival and local tips and information.

Living room at Salt Loft Queenscliff accommodation with a couch, a coffee table with a bottle of wine, and views through the glass door and windows to the wooden deck.

Best Things?

Definitely the location and balcony. The off-street parking provides peace of mind too.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Perfect cosy hideaway for 2. On arrival waiting for us was a basket full of goodies and milk in the fridge…I would definitely stay here again – Joanne

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Salt Loft is the perfect choice for couples looking for a quality private retreat in the heart of Queenscliff Australia.

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4) The Ozone Tower

Exterior view of the Ozone Tower Queenscliff accommodation. The three storey building has a tower, a verandah, and upstairs balcony with decorative fret work.

Address: 8/42 Gellibrand Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: The Blues Train, cafes, shops, and town centre

Room Types: 4 bedroom self-contained apartment

Key Features:

  • Panoramic Ocean Views
  • Historic building
  • Open plan kitchen
  • Deck with outdoor furniture
  • BBQ
  • Central heating
  • Garage and carport
  • Tower room

Located in an old Queenscliff hotel the Ozone Tower is a luxury 4 bedroom self-contained apartment.

It’s excellent location, just one block back from the main street, and fabulous views make it perfect for that special getaway with family and friends.

The spacious apartment has soaring ceilings, quality fittings and furnishings, and ocean views from most rooms.

There are 4 comfortable bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an open plan kitchen, dining, and lounge area, and a relaxing deck with a barbeque and outdoor furniture.

The top penthouse apartment has amazing views over the town and bay, and is easily accessed with lift entry for anyone with mobility concerns.

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A highlight of the property is the tower itself, where guests can curl up on the super comfy couch, escape, and enjoy the panoramic views across the bay.

Alternatively, guests can fire up the barbeque on the outdoor deck, sit back, and soak up the park and ocean views.

The Ozone Tower has a kitchen, dining and living area, hydronic central heating, a large split system air-conditioner, and free private parking.

This fabulous Queenscliff Victoria accommodation also has a shared ground-level amenity with a lush grassed area shaded by a magnificent old gum tree.

The Ozone is situated in the centre of town allowing easy access to shops, restaurants, and galleries.

Guest living room at Ozone Tower accommodation in Queenscliff Victoria. It has polished floorboards, a dining table and chairs, a lounge suite, coffee table, and a rug.

Best Things?

The tower and deck. The incredible views. Or the quality furnishings. Take your pick.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Our stay was fantastic, it was clean and roomy, close to all tourist spots …it was fabulous – Debbie

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The Ozone Tower is a fully self-contained apartment that offers some of the best luxury accommodation Queenscliff Vic has.

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5) Delightful Cottage

**Pet Friendly Accommodation Queenscliff Victoria**

Front entrance to Delightful Cottage it has a green fence, a verandah covered in vines and a black front door. Delightful Cottage is a great place to stay in Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Address: 19 Bethune Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: 500 metres from the beach and Fort Queenscliff

Room Types: 3 bedroom house

Key Features:

  • 2 living areas
  • Fernery
  • Outdoor decking
  • Undercover BBQ
  • Smart TV with Netflix
  • Ornamental fireplaces
  • Dog friendly accommodation

Delightful Cottage is a Queenscliff holiday rentals gem. The enchanting cottage exceeds guest’s expectations with its timber floors, quality furnishings and beautiful lush garden.

The cottage includes three bedrooms, a private bathroom, and two toilets. One of the bedrooms has two single beds and two trundles making it perfect for families with kids.

There are two living areas, a kitchen and a dining area as well as laundry facilities. Outdoor seating is provided for guests to sit and enjoy the cottage’s garden and barbeque facilities.

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Dogs are welcome at Delightful Cottage, either inside or in the fully enclosed backyard. Two kennels, two baskets, and bowls are provided to make your pooches feel right at home.

This home away from home is located just 500 metres from the beach and is a short walk from the main street.

Guests have access to free WiFi and the kitchen pantry includes condiments and other essential items.

Back garden at Delightful Cottage. There is a deck area with steps leading onto a lawn and covered barbecue area.

Best Things?

The lovely outdoor garden and barbeque area. The quality furnishings and attention to detail.

What Past Guests Have Said:

What a lovely quaint cottage. What more could you ask for, it felt just like home…We had a relaxing great time, would stop here again – Rodney

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Delightful Cottage offers quality family accommodation in Queenscliff with everything you need for a comfortable stay. You can even bring your furry friends!

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6) Carisbrook Cottage

**Budget Friendly Queenscliff Accom**

Back garden at Carisbrook Cottage with outdoor dining setting, a barbecue, and grassed area. Thre is a Carisbrook sign on the wall and window pots with flowers.

Carisbrook Cottage is a lovely two bedroom self-contained Queenscliff holiday house.

With a queen-sized bed in one room, two singles in the other, and extra children’s bedding available, Carisbrook is a great option for families.

The cottage features a lounge/dining area with a TV, DVD player, dining table, couches, gas heater, and air conditioning.

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Parents will appreciate the washing machine, clothesline, and shower with a small children’s bath.

Rounding out the property is a delightful garden area with a barbeque and outdoor setting.

This value-for-money accommodation has everything you need and includes a complimentary basket with generous breakfast provisions.

Carisbrook Cottage Queenscliff accommodation living room. There is a heater and mantelpiece, television unit, and an armchair. There is a rug on the floor.

Best Things?

Guests feel well taken care of with a well stocked kitchen and attentive hosts. It’s an excellent location for easy access to the Blues Train.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Great location. Simple but comfy accommodation. Friendly hosts. Excellent experience all round – Andrew

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Carisbrook Cottage is a good comfortable option for couples and families and offers the best cheap accommodation Queenscliff has to offer.

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7) Abaleen House

Street view of the cream and green weatherboard Abaleen House. It has a a front verandah, a cream fence with a lavender bush out the front.

Address: 12 Hobson Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: Just metres from cafes and shops

Room Types: 3 bedroom house

Key Features:

  • North facing deck
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Undercover BBQ
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Off street parking

The beautiful three bedroom Abaleen House is conveniently located in the heart of Queenscliff.

Less than one kilometre from the busy Queenscliff Harbour it’s just minutes from restaurants, shops, cafes, and the beach.

The cottage has been extensively renovated with quality fixtures and fittings. And it’s the perfect blend of mod-cons and comfortable furnishings with gorgeous antiques.

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Modern comforts include Wifi, a fabulous spa bath, heating and cooling, a washing machine, and a well-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and microwave oven.

Guests can also enjoy the undercover barbeque and garden patio that’s surrounded by lush greenery.

Pets are welcome at Abaleen House, and the property features secure off-street parking for two cars.

Back deck with a picnic table and open green umbrella at Abaleen House one of the recommended places to stay in Queenscliff.

Best Things?

The period features, fabulous spa bath and outdoor entertaining area.

What Past Guests Have Said:

…Would highly recommend Abaleen – will definitely return. Could not have asked for a better place to stay – Wendy

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Abaleen House is a comfortable three bedroom Victorian-era cottage with a spa bath and outdoor barbecue entertaining area.

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8) Twomys Cottage

Front entrance to Twomeys Cottage. There is a picket fence with lavender bushes and a short path leading to the front door. Twomeys Cottage is a delightful place to stay in Queenscliff.

Address: 13 St Andrews Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: Queenscliff bar and restaurant Circa 1902

Room Types: 2 bedroom cottage

Key Features:

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Garden
  • BBQ
  • Open fire place
  • Coffee machine
  • Washing machine

Twomey’s Cottage is a super cute 1880’s fisherman’s cottage, that has been transformed into a self-contained Queenscliff holiday house.

Period pieces are found throughout the house and it has a lovely historic ambience. Wooden floorboards and timber panelling add warmth and character.

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This two bedroom Queenscliff beach house sleeps up to five people. It offers a separate dining area, kitchen and lounge room, a cosy open fireplace, and an outdoor courtyard.

Twomey’s Cottage has a quiet central location just steps away from the beach and Queenscliff’s main street.

Twomey’s offers pet friendly accommodation in Queenscliff. Guests will need to inform their hosts prior to arrival and pay a small fee.

Bedroom at Twomeys Cottage Queenscliff accommodation. There is a double bed with a simple white bedspread, a dresser, a window, and two pictures on the walls.

Best Things?

The comfortable beds and lovely historic ambience that infuses the whole property.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Perfectly located. The cottage is quaint – authentcially old but well maintained and we enjoyed the sense of history – David

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Twomey’s Cottage is a self-contained historic holiday cottage in the heart of Queenscliff that accepts guests with pets.

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9) Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon

People relaxing inside and on the verandah a cabin at Ingenia Queenscliff caravan park accommodation.

Address: 78 Bellarine Highway, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: 3 minute drive or 20 minute walk to Point Lonsdale

Room Types: Studios, 1 bedroom bungalows, 2 & 3 bedroom cabins and villas

Key Features:

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Day spa
  • Full size gym
  • Kids’ activities
  • Shaded jumping pillow
  • Outdoor and indoor adventure playground
  • Bike and go-kart hire
  • Free yoga and pilates classes
  • Tennis court
  • Free wifi

Big 4 Ingenia Beacon Resort sits at the entrance to Queenscliff just across the road from the beach.

Set amongst native gardens this well-maintained Queenscliff tourist park offers extensive year-round facilities.

Kids will love the daily kids’ club, giant jumping pillow, indoor and outdoor playground, go-karts, as well as the indoor pool.

While adults will enjoy the day spa, yoga and pilates classes, and the 24-hour gym. It’s even possible to have a barista-made coffee delivered right to your door!

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This Queenscliff Big 4 has a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets and holiday styles.

Guests can choose from luxury one, two, and three-bedroom villas, modern apartments, self-contained cabins, plus caravan and camping sites.

The customer service is outstanding at Beacon and the staff are only too happy to assist from the biggest requests to the smallest.

Living room at an Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff cabin with a television on the wall, a dining table and chairs and  a rug on the floor that has a pink and yellow flower pattern.

Best Things?

The fabulous kids’ entertainment that keeps them busy for hours.

What Past Guests Have Said:

Brilliant retreat to spend time with my family in a comfortable saft space – Christina

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Big 4 Beacon Resort is a well maintained holiday resort that offers affordable family-friendly accommodation.

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10) Benambra Guesthouse

The cream coloured Benambra Guesthouse accommodation at Queenscliff in Victoria. The front entrance has a green door. There is a flowering lilac bush in the front garden and a green vine growing over the window and wall.

**This property is temporarily closed for renovations**

Address: 15 Hesse Street, Queenscliff 3225

Close To: The beach and shops

Room Types: 8 room guesthouse

Key Features:

  • Flower garden
  • Own bathrooms
  • Guest lounge
  • Guest fridge
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Built in 1883, Benambra Queenscliff has been hosting guests for more than 130 years.

This lovely old guesthouse has been fully restored and renovated with all the mod cons. Yet it still manages to retain a lovely old-world charm.

There are eight tastefully decorated rooms. Seven of the rooms have ensuites and one has a private bathroom across the hall. All have reverse-cycle air conditioning.

Benambra has two living rooms for you to relax in, one of which features an open fire for cold winter evenings. There’s also a pretty flower garden where you can enjoy sunny afternoons.

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Benambra Cottage at the rear of the garden is a historic fisherman’s cottage thought to be one of the oldest buildings in Queenscliff.

Its back door opens onto the garden and barbeque area making it a great option for small families.

Fully self-contained it has a kitchen, laundry, lounge room, and 2 bedrooms – one with a queen bed and the other with two singles.

The helpful hosts at Benambra Queenscliff are very knowledgeable about the area and are only too happy to answer any questions you may have.

Hallway with an arch at Benambra Guesthouse Queenscliff with a wooden seat, a red hallway runner, and a side table with a stature and a lamp.

Best Things?

The welcoming friendly atmosphere and lovely garden. The cute cottage that’s an ideal family accommodation Queenscliff option.


For travellers looking for a simple and affordable accommodation Queenscliffe option, Benambra Queenscliff is a good choice with the added bonus of a garden.

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Best Accommodation Queenscliff Map

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Final Word

While there aren’t many hotels in Queenscliff Victoria there are some great guesthouses, cottages and even a fun caravan park for you to choose from.

There is plenty to see and do in Queenscliff (we visit often) and it makes a great base for exploring the Bellarine Peninsula.

If you’d like to take a break somewhere that has a pristine beach, lots of history, and top-notch cafes, shops, and restaurants, then start planning your Queenscliff stay today!

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We hope you found your perfect choice of Queenscliff accommodation. For more options read this list of the best accommodation in Bellarine Peninsula.

If you would like to find more things to do in Victoria, then visit this page, or for somewhere to eat read our guide to the best restaurants in Queenscliff.

You may also find this list of Bellarine Winery Tours useful.


By Audrey Chalmers

Audrey grew up in Victoria and travelled the world but she always called Victoria home. She loves nothing more than exploring her home state and sharing it here.