Anglesea Accommodation Victoria: Best Place To Stay For Your Perfect Trip

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Anglesea is a great place for a weekend break or longer stay. Located towards the beginning of the Great Ocean Road, it’s only a 1.5 hour drive away from Melbourne and is one of our favourite getaways when we need to escape the city.

Anglesea is a beach town with great scenery and a friendly and relaxed vibe. It’s perfect for school holiday breaks and beach getaways or even a bush break in winter.

There are some nice low key attractions in town as well as all the sights of the Great Ocean Road in the surroundings. It’s a great place to base yourself while exploring this famous area of Australia.


In this article, I help you find the best Anglesea Vic accommodation no matter what your budget or whatever it is you’re exactly looking for.

So whether you are looking for a top Anglesea resort, Anglesea pet friendly accommodation, a hostel or a great holiday home with plenty of space, we have you covered with the best place to stay in Anglesea for you.

Here is our list of the best accommodation Anglesea, Victoria offers!

Looking for accommodation elsewhere on the Great Ocean Road? Find the top choices here.

Comparison Of The Best Anglesea Accommodation, Victoria

This table includes all the best hotels Anglesea, Victoria offers including some other accommodation types like hostels and caravan parks in Anglesea.

There are not many options so I also include hotels in surrounding towns. At the bottom of this article, you will also find some additional holiday rentals available in Anglesea.

Great Ocean Road Resort★★★★Anglesea8.4$$Click here
Anglesea Family Caravan Park★★★★Anglesea9.4$$Click here
Big4 Anglesea Holiday ParkAnglesea9.2$$$Click here
Anglesea BackpackersAnglesea8.4$Click here
Lightkeepers Inn Motel★★★☆Airey’s Inlet8.3$Click here
Aireys Inlet Holiday ParkAirey’s Inlet8.7$Click here
Torquay Holiday Park★★★Torquay8.4$Click here
Wyndham Resort Torquay★★★★Torquay8.2$$Click here
Peppers The Sands Resort★★★★Torquay8.4$$$Click here
Mantra Lorne Resort★★★★Lorne8.3$$Click here
Cumberland Lorne Resort★★★★☆Lorne8.9$$$Click here

Where To Stay In Anglesea

Anglesea is a small town and anywhere you stay within Anglesea will be somewhat convenient. Since it’s small, there are only so many places to stay in Anglesea, Victoria so you may also want to consider surrounding towns, like Aireys Inlet which is just ten minutes drive away.

Torquay is another option about 18 minutes away with Lorne being about 30 minutes.

Split Point Lighthouse White Queen Anglesea
Split Point Lighthouse “White Queen”

You should also consider what type of Anglesea hotel accommodation you are looking for. Are you on a budget and looking for cheap accommodation in Anglesea Victoria like a backpackers hostel? Do you need pet friendly accommodation Anglesea? Is Anglesea luxury accommodation more your style?

We offer all these options below.

You may also be considering Anglesea holiday accommodation in your own holiday home. This is also an option with many holiday rentals available. This can be perfect if you are looking for Anglesea family accommodation as you can have more space. However, the downside is a lack of facilities like playgrounds and pools.

The choice is yours! Use our full Anglesea hotel reviews and accommodation near Anglesea, Victoria listings below!

Top 11 Best Anglesea Hotel Reviews

Great Ocean Road Resort Review

Address: 105 Great Ocean Road, Anglesea
Room Types: A range of rooms with suites, family rooms and one/two bedroom apartments
Family Friendly Features:

  • Just a 5 minute walk from the beach 
  • Playground, pool and trampoline park for kids
  • Spa, fitness centre, BBQ area and guest laundry

Nestled opposite Anglesea River, and just a quick 5-minute walk from Anglesea Beach, this mid-range resort features an on-site restaurant, an indoor heated pool, bar, tennis court, and a day spa. The food at The Coast restaurant is particularly good.

Accommodation options at this Anglesea spa resort include private rooms as well as one and two bedroom apartments. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV, DVD player, dining setting, and cooking facilities.

Other on-site facilities of this Anglesea resort and spa include a fitness centre with steam room, barbeque facilities, guest laundry, and a business centre. Children can enjoy the playground, kiddie pool, and a trampoline park.

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All rooms of this Anglesea Great Ocean Road accommodation are spacious and clean with comfortable beds. Superb facilities, and close the beach and nearby shops.


Some facilities are a bit dated, but still working well.


If you’re looking for Anglesea resort accommodation, then this resort is set in a great location at the start of your trip along Great Ocean Road.

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Anglesea Family Caravan Park Review

Address: 35 Cameron Road, Anglesea
Room Types: A range of cabins and villas/bungalows with one-three bedrooms
Family Friendly Features:

  • Just a 3 minute walk from the beach
  • Great variety of cabins with excellent facilities
  • Plenty of leisure facilities like a pool, games room, toddler playroom and BBQ area

Found along the famed Great Ocean Road, this luxury, Anglesea accommodation pet friendly holiday park is just a 3-minute walk from Anglesea Beach and an easy 10-minute walk to downtown Anglesea.

Every cabin and cottage offers a stove, tea/coffee making facilities, microwave, flat-screen TVs, and private balconies. Room types include park cabins, holiday cabins, dog-friendly cabins, cedar cottages, deluxe holiday cabins, superior cottages, three-bedroom cottages, and spa cottages. There are also sites for people with their own vans or camping equipment.

This Anglesea cabins accommodation features a swimming pool, a hot tub, a toddler’s playroom, and a children’s playground. Other leisure facilities include a game room, internet kiosk, and an indoor hot tub. BBQ facilities and a guest laundry are available as well.

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The location is excellent, and there’s a lot of activities for kids to do. Overall, a great place to stay with your family, and is perfect if you’re after dog friendly accommodation Anglesea offers as well.


The park doesn’t have an in-house restaurant, so you will need to go to nearby restaurants for meals.


The location is excellent, and the facilities of this Anglesea accommodation caravan park specifically cater to families. It’s within walking distance to the beach, and there are several shops in the area.

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Big4 Anglesea Holiday Park Review

Address: 45 Murray St, Anglesea
Room Types: Two-bedroom and three-bedroom units and suite cabins
Family Friendly Features:

  • Clean, modern rooms/cabins with good facilities
  • Indoor pool and kids playground on-site
  • Just 750 metres from the beach

The BIG4 Anglesea Holiday Park in Anglesea provides guests with comfortable accommodation with a patio or balcony, en-suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen TV, free wifi, a shared lounge area, and a garden.

Room types include two-bedroom and three-bedroom units and suite cabins. They are well presented and well organised. There are also sites for people travelling with their own caravan or camping equipment.

Other facilities include an indoor pool and a playground for kids. We have stayed here several times and find it perfect for our family especially on winter visits when the indoor pool is especially good.

The Anglesea beach is also approximately 750 meters from the accommodation.

As an extra bonus, we have seen kangaroos bouncing past every time we have stayed here.

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These Anglesea accommodation cabins are new and modern and its just a short walk to the beach, as well as to the town centre.


Wifi can be a bit spotty, and slow at times.


Overall, this Anglesea accommodation with pool is family-friendly. Facilities like the pool and playground will ensure that the kids will have a blast and the hotel has impeccable staff with clean and comfortable units.

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Anglesea Backpackers Review

Address: 40 Noble St, Anglesea
Room Types: Double rooms, bunk beds in dormitories (up to 6 people) and family rooms
Family Friendly Features:

  • Cheap accommodation and easy to explore beach/attractions
  • Free bikes, parking for guests, shared lounge and BBQ area

If you’re after Anglesea cheap accommodation, then the Angelsea Backpackers are worth considering. The property is less than 1 km from the beach and offers private parking, free bikes for guests to use, a shared lounge area and garden. There’s also a BBQ area that guests can use, free wifi, and a shared kitchen.

Room types include a double room with private bathroom, bunk beds in mixed dormitory rooms for up to 6 people, and there are also family rooms.

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The place is clean, comfortable, and the owner is friendly. It’s also set in a great location, making it quite easy to get to town, and the beach.


Given it is a backpackers, toiletries are not provided and so be sure to bring your own.


If you’re looking for Anglesea accommodation last minute, then this budget-friendly place is perfect. This lovely, and quiet hostel has everything you need, it’s great value for money especially if you’re a budget-traveller.

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Lightkeepers Inn Motel Review

Address: 64 Great Ocean Road, Aireys Inlet
Room Types: Twin/queen/deluxe and family rooms available
Family Friendly Features:

  • Great location for exploring tourist sites
  • Free parking for one car per room

This inn is situated along the Great Ocean Road at Aireys Inlet and is a quick 4 minutes’ walk from the water, 10-minutes’ walk from Split Point Lighthouse, and a 10-minute drive from Angahook State Park.

This mid-range accommodation offers air-conditioned rooms which come with a flat-screen TV, free wifi, a microwave as well as tea/coffee making facilities. There’s also an en-suite bathroom with shower and free toiletries for every room.

Room types include twin rooms, queen rooms, deluxe rooms, deluxe rooms with disability access, and a family room. There’s also free parking available, with one car space per room.

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The staff are warm and friendly and will go above and beyond to ensure guests have a pleasant stay. Location-wise, it’s also excellent, there’s even a pub just across the road.


Some of the room furniture needs updating.


Overall, this hotel is excellent. The location is ideal if you want to visit key tourist sites in the area. The rooms are clean and spacious, and there are a lot of excellent dining places close by.

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Aireys Inlet Holiday Park Review

Address: 19-25 Great Ocean Road, Aireys Inlet
Room Types: Budget ensuite cabin, deluxe/family bungalows and three bedroom chalets
Family Friendly Features:

  • Budget family accommodation available 
  • Holiday park with children’s playground
  • On-site wood fire pizzas and restaurants within walking distance

Located in Aireys Inlet, all of the property’s units come with a flat-screen TV, DVD player, washing machine, en-suite bathroom, and shower. There’s also a kitchen with a microwave, toaster, fridge, as well as a kettle.

Guests can either choose to stay in a couples cabin, budget ensuite cabin, deluxe and family bungalows and a three-bedroom chalet.

Other facilities of this mid-range accommodation include an outdoor pool, free wifi, barbeque facilities, a garden, and a shared lounge area. If you have kids, there’s a holiday park that features a children’s playground.

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The place offers clean and comfortable cabins, it’s also within a close walking distance to key places in Aireys, like restaurants. Moreover, there’s live music, and wood fire pizzas available on-site.


Some of the cabins are a little on the small side.


Overall, this is a lovely caravan park. Cabins are cosy, well equipped and at a decent price. The staff are friendly and helpful too.

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Torquay Holiday Park Review

Address: 55 Surf Coast Highway, Torquay
Room Types: Basic budget rooms, double rooms and two/three-bedroom villas
Family Friendly Features:

  • An easy walk to cafes, restaurants, shops and the beach
  • A range of well equipped accommodation available
  • Lots of facilities on-site like pool, spa, sports courts and games

Torquay Holiday Park is just a quick, 5-minute walk to the Torquay town centre and approximately 1 km from the Torquay Main Beach.

All of its self-contained cottages feature a TV, microwave, and tea/coffee making facilities. Some have a self-equipped kitchen, private patio, and DVD player. Room types include basic budget rooms, double rooms, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom villas.

This luxury park’s on-site facilities include a solar-heated outdoor pool, spa, sports facilities that include tennis courts, and a mini-golf course. There’s also a games room that features table soccer, table tennis, and arcade games.

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Superb facilities and it is close to everything. One could easily walk to cafes, restaurants, shops, and the beach.


Some of the cabins are a bit small.


Overall, this place is a great place to stay when you’re travelling the Great Ocean Road. The staff are approachable and friendly, and the cabins and facilities are in fantastic condition.

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Wyndham Resort Torquay Review

Address: 100 The Esplanade, Torquay
Room Types: Studios, king/twin rooms and one/two bedroom apartments
Family Friendly Features:

  • Located close to Great Ocean Road and a 5-minute drive from Bells Beach
  • Excellent outdoor and indoor pools and BBQ area
  • On-site café for adults and a playground for kids

Wyndham Resort Torquay offers stunning panoramic ocean views of Victoria’s Surf Coast, and the majestic Zeally Bay. Located in Torquay, it’s just a quick 5-minute drive from the popular Bells Beach. The Great Ocean Road is also just around the corner, and an excellent stretch for swimming, surfing, and fishing.

This luxury resort offers guests both stylish guest rooms and spacious apartments, most of them featuring patios and private balconies. Guests can either stay in studios, king rooms, twin rooms, one bedroom or two bedroom apartments.

On-site facilities include an outdoor resort-style swimming pool, indoor heated lap pool, spa pool, barbeque area, fitness centre, playground, and tennis court.

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Spacious and clean rooms, great location, and the overall facilities are superb.


There isn’t an actual restaurant at the resort, just a small cafe with limited food options.


The facilities are great, excellent location, clean, comfy rooms, and exceptional staff.

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Peppers The Sands Resort Review

Address: 2 Sands Boulevarde, Torquay
Room Types: Deluxe rooms, studios and suites
Family Friendly Features:

  • Tidy, spacious rooms on a stunning beachfront property
  • Indoor lap pool, fitness centre and in-house restaurant

Nestled in the northern headland of Torquay, this beachfront property spans from White’s Beach to Point Impossible. This luxury resort also offers breathtaking views of the ocean and natural wetlands.

Guests can walk to Whites Beach to the Torquay town centre in around 25 minutes and Melbourne is a 90 minute drive away.

Room types include deluxe rooms, studios, and suites. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV, work desk, tea/coffee making facilities, and an iron.

On-site facilities include an indoor lap pool, fitness centre, and an in-house restaurant that serves Asian and European fusion cuisine and serves daily breakfast.

Guests can also enjoy a glass of local wine while soaking in the views of the sand dunes and the golf course.

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Clean and comfy beds, and excellent breakfast.


The location is a little out of town, a bit far from Torquay beach and shops.


The resort offers excellent views of the golf course and dunes, rooms are tidy and spacious, and the staff is always willing to help.

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Mantra Lorne Resort Review

Address: Mountjoy Parade, Lorne
Room Types: One/two bedroom apartments and heritage hotel rooms
Family Friendly Features:

  • Beachfront apartments/rooms with many featuring stunning ocean views
  • Top attractions within easy reach of the resort
  • Indoor heated pool, spa and tennis/croquet courts

Mantra Lorne Resort is the only beachfront property in Lorne and offers excellent accommodation in one of the country’s most popular destinations – the Great Ocean Road.

The property features 270 appointed suites, most of them featuring stunning ocean views. This luxury resort also offers one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments, as well as heritage hotel rooms.

The apartments are self-contained, air-conditioned, and feature kitchens, private balconies, and DVD players. Meanwhile, the hotel and resort rooms either have an ocean or garden views, and others have spa baths.

The facilities are first class, and there’s definitely something for everyone. Guests can relax at the indoor heated mineral pool, before relaxing at the spa, play a game of tennis, or try their hand at croquet. There’s an onsite restaurant, as well.

Moreover, several tourist attractions like the Split Point Lighthouse, Angahook State Forest, the Twelve Apostles, and the Erskine Falls are within easy reach from the resort.

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Excellent location, close to nearby restaurants, clean, spacious and comfy rooms.


The hotel is not flexible for a free late check-out. Charges may apply.


Great hotel and apartments right on the beach and the staff are friendly, and always willing to help. Overall perfect of a relaxing weekend getaway.

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Cumberland Lorne Resort Review

Address: 150 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne
Room Types: One/two bedroom apartments as well as a penthouse
Family Friendly Features:

  • Central location with beach and restaurants in walking distance
  • Excellent apartments with full kitchens and laundry facilities 
  • Leisure facilities like tennis/squash courts, pool, spa and BBQ area

Just located opposite the beach, Cumberland Lorne Resort offers guests secure parking and spacious apartments in the heart of the Lorne town centre.

This luxury resort is a quick 5-minute drive from Lorne Country Club and a 15-minute drive to Erskine Falls.

Every apartment includes a private balcony with outdoor furniture and cable TV. Laundry services and a fully-equipped kitchen are also provided. Room types include one and two-bedroom apartments as well as a penthouse.

Onsite facilities include a fitness centre, squash and tennis courts, and a swimming pool. Guests can also access a sauna, hot tub, and BBQ facilities.

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The resort is located in a central location, and the beach and several restaurants are just walking distance.


The apartments look a little dated and need modernizing. But everything still works well though.


The staff are friendly and helpful, and the rooms and apartments are clean and spacious. It’s in a great location and the views from the rooms are exceptionally stunning.

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Best Anglesea Victoria Accommodation For Holiday Rentals

Want more space? A holiday rental can be the perfect choice of the places to stay in Anglesea. You can rent a house, villa or apartment to have more freedom during your stay in Anglesea.

There are many choices of Anglesea house accommodation. Below are some self contained accommodation Anglesea options that are particularly recommended:

Map Of The Best Accommodation Anglesea Victoria

Anglesea Accommodation Victoria map
Clicking the map will open this map in Google Maps where you can get exact directions to each location in this article.

I hope you found this guide to accommodation in Anglesea, Victoria, Australia useful. Read more Victorian travel guides here or read our guide to our favourite place to stay in Melbourne here or our guide to accommodation in Warrnambool here. You can also find our full guide to things to do in Anglesea here.

By Sharon Gourlay

Sharon is a proud Melburnian and ex-Tasmanian who loves sharing everywhere Australia and her love of travelling this great country with you here.