Australia

Hotels in Australia

Hotels in Australia vary from luxury accommodations in the bigger cities to secluded bungalows tucked away in the rainforest. For a cozy home away from home, stay at Debbie’s Place. The potted plants and rooms with private entrances and deck areas make Debbie’s a refreshing respite near the scenic turquoise waters of Rainbow Beach in Queensland. Rocky Hills Retreat is one of the best hotels in Australia, located north of Hobart, Tasmania. It offers gorgeous panoramic views of Oyster Bay while being nestled in the hills amongst the treetops. There’s an art room, a bathtub on the deck, and a stocked fridge so you’ll want for nothing.

For some campy fun, try the Pink Flamingo Resort in Queensland. Flamboyant shades of fuchsia, purple, and orange-painted rooms are certainly unique to the hotel. Ten private villas provide a secluded experience, which is pet-friendly and adults only. If you seek to mingle with wildlife during your stay at hotels in Australia, stay at Samurai Beach Bungalows. Four wooden-floored bungalows are neatly arranged around a swimming pool in 3 acres of rainforest (full of koalas) just north of Newcastle in New South Wales.

You’d think that its idyllic location between the entryway to the Great Barrier Reef, the vast Australian outback, and the Daintree Rainforest would be this waterfront hotel’s trump card. But the Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas has even more to offer.

On an island full of pastoral inns, the Islington stands out like a bold Rothko painting in a gallery of Norman Rockwells.

The east coast of Tasmania has been a well-kept Aussie secret for some time—and for good reason. Thanks to sheltering hills and warm offshore currents, it’s the antipodean alternative to the Mediterranean, with one of the country’s best year-round climates.

This small, five-star hotel set among vineyards in Australia’s Hunter Valley has 10 individually decorated lodge rooms emanating from a central, colonnaded courtyard and furnished with antiques, stained glass windows, tapestries, and recycled old timbers, as well as a separate dressing room and d

Deep in the South Australian outback, just over four hours from Adelaide, Arkaba Station—a 19th-century sheep ranch turned luxury lodge—feels remote enough for most.

The 89 suites and studios are accented in earthy, sunburned tones and many have private balconies or patios overlooking the property's two golf courses.

The 160-year-old Georgian mansion has five simple, light-filled guest rooms.

Well-rounded 20-story hotel with Art Deco-style interiors and a top-notch spa, next to the Fitzroy Gardens downtown.

The attending wombats, king parrots, echidnas, and wallabies provide a constant reminder that this romantic country escape is set in one of the world’s most varied natural habitats.

Refined comfort has arrived in the outback. El Questro Homestead is a soothing six-room refuge in million-acre El Questro Wilderness Park, set amid vast manicured lawns and leafy gardens.