Coonawarra Discovery

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From the earliest cottage ever built in Coonawarra (1846), to the newest buildings in town, we represent 70% of all Accommodation in the area. We can book you, with favourable rates, into B&B’s, hotels, motel rooms, private homes and glamping bell tents. We know what is available, what is value and what is exceptional.

As the exclusive manager of several iconic Penola/Coonawarra properties, you will not find some of our choices anywhere else:

The Menzies Retreat

The Menzies Retreat

 

This stunning contemporary accommodation is named in homage to Yalumbas top-shelf Cabernet Sauvignion. The moment you enter the dramatic open-plan living area, you know these digs are a fitting tribute to a great wine - even the decor is accented in rich red shades. Surrounding it is an extensive native vegetation area and vineyard where Yalumba (the owners) have invested considerable effort. 

From: $250 p/night (1 Bedroom), $350 p/night(2 Bedrooms)


Cameron's Cottage

Was it 1846 or 1850? The town does not know but it was early...

 

This beautifully presented 2 bedroom cottage is only a 2 min stroll to the street. Immaculate presentation, fully self contained with private cottage gardens, this lovingly restored cottage dates back to 1861 – 1863. There is an original single room shack in the back that is even older - arguably one of the oldest in Penola according to Lexie Cameron (born 1863).

From:   $185   |   Sleeps: 4   |   Location: Penola

Ruby's Cottage

Ruby's Cottage

 

A quaint 2 bedroom cottage complete with spa bath. This cottage will make your holiday, a short 5 minute stroll to the main street. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay with a stunning undercover pergola and BBQ setting. 

From: $190   |   Sleeps: 4   |   Location: Penola

The Gums

The Gums sleeps up to 9 persons

This 3-bedroom restored house is an ideal holiday accommodation for families and groups. Conveniently located within the town limits with a front facing view of the beautiful towering red gums, a short walk to IGA and the main street

From: $180   |   Sleeps: 9   |   Location: Penola

Sarah's Cottage

Feel the charm of yesteryear, when you stay at  Sarah's Cottage. Built in 1872, with the Lady of the House being a 'Sarah' for 71 years, the decision to name the cottage "Sarah's" was made easy. Share a romantic interlude with your loved one. Sarah's Cottage has an open fireplace, relaxing spa bath for two. Right in town, and close to the supermarket and services.

From: $170   |   Sleeps: 4   |   Location: Penola

 

Davidson's Cottage

Davidson's Cottage is owned by the National Trust

 

Built circa 1860, Davidson's Cottage is located in historic Petticoat Lane. It was built on land purchased from Alexander Cameron (Mary MacKillop's uncle). It was made with pit-sawn timber and a shingle roof. Now fully restored for your enjoyment, it is a cosy spot for two persons.

From: $170   |   Sleeps: 2   |   Location: Penola

 

If you are a local property owner and would like us to manage your property exclusively as part of our portfolio, please call Leolla Balk on 0400 646 699. 

Coonawarra Cabins are brand new to Coonawarra

Coonawarra Cabins

 These self-contained cabins (4) each have a private 5m patio and all the essentials - lounge room, bedroom, bathroom, heating, airconditioning, TV, stereo, shower, toilet, 2 Queen beds (one fold/roll out) and a kitchenette with gas stove top and sink. Set on beautiful grounds next to a vineyard and flanked by natural bushland.

From: $120 per night  |  Sleep 4 persons per cabin

 

Glamping Bell Tents in Coonawarra

Glamping Bell Tents in Coonawarra

Have you ever tried glamping? That is, camping, with a real bed and 240v power, and no need to put up and pull down the tent? The full camping experience without the hassle? Warm in winter and cool in summer, this cosy bell tent is located next to the vineyard and lake. It is 5m across and accommodates up to 4 people. New shared bathrooms, electric blanket and kettle in your yurt are included as standard.

From: $75 per night  |  Sleep 4 persons per yurt

 

Private Rooms with Shared Bathrooms in Coonawarra

These neat and new cabin rooms have views over the lake. Room 1 sleeps 4 and rooms 2 and 3 sleep 5 apiece. Shared cooking and clean bathroom facilities along internal hallway service all 3 rooms. Heating and cooling provided along with all linen and towels. Perfectly located as a stop off between Adelaide and Melbourne or as a base camp to try all the Coonawarra cellar doors.

From: $75 p/night  |  Sleeps 3-5


 
 

A little community

Cobb & Co Cottages

Three luxury cottages nestled in the very heart of Penola provide an excellent base in which to explore attractions and the Coonawarra Wineries.
Each cottage provides privacy and fully self contained facilities including luxury spa bath.

From: $150 ||  Sleeps: 12 | Location: Penola

 

Pyrus - great wine - great cottage

Pyrus Cottage

A beautiful little hideaway for two persons only, Pyrus features a fireplace, a terrace, good kitchen and an excellent location next to the vines.

From: $145 p/night  |  Sleeps 2  |  Location: Penola

 

One of the three cottages

The Bankhouse

This cottage was built in 1917 to be used as a Store, Post Office, Banking Agency and the first Exchange in Coonawarra. It offers a Queen Bed and 3 corner spa bath. It sits alongside Pickers Hut and Skinner's Cottage. ideal for group bookings

From: $165 p/night  |  Sleeps 4  |  Location: Coonawarra

Picker's Hut - everyone loves this wall

Pickers Hut

The Pickers Hut offers cosy and intimate accommodation for two in the heart of Coonawarra filled with character of yesteryear, recently refurbished and refurnished, tastefully style period decor with log fire and cosy ambience.

From: $130  |  Sleeps 4  |  Location: Coonawarra

 
 

Georgie's Cottage drawing room

Skinner's Cottage

Skinner's Cottage is the largest of the three Coonawarra Cottages (Pickers Hut, Bankhouse, Skinners). Skinners caters for 2 couples and if booking the whole 3 Cottages can cater for 8-10 guests. The cottage has recently undergone renovations.

From: $170  |  Sleeps 4  |  Location: Coonawarra

 

Georgie's Cottage

Indulge in this charming renovated 1880’s cottage accommodation. Exclusively accommodating one couple with modern comforts of today – B&B in Penola.
Elegantly furnished cottages in Penola with a mix of antique, specially handcrafted furniture and watercolor paintings by local artists providing a comfortable retreat to relax and unwind.

From: $200 p/night  |  Sleeps: 3  |  Location: Penola

 

Merlot and Verdelho - view from mezzanine

Merlot and Verdelho

Two first class townhouses in the very centre of Penola. Each property can sleep up to 6 people and includes 2 bathrooms, Fully Self Catering and contemporary. Full Breakfast included and bottle of wine.Rates start from $268.00 per night.

From: $268 p/night  |  Sleeps 6  |  Location: Penola

Murray's Country Cottages

Murray's Country Cottages

Murray’s Country Cottages are nestled in amongst scrubland in a unique part of the south east of South Australia. The two, two bedroom log cottages are fully equipped with home comforts to encourage guests to have a relaxing or exhilarating holiday.

From: $150 p/night  |  Sleeps 7  |  Location: Penola

 

Traveller's Rest

Traveller's Rest

This semi detached unit is a perfect getaway at a very affordable rate. One bedroom with 2 single beds, fully self catering and within 100 meters to town centre. Small to medium dogs are welcome so come and rest awhile at Travellers Rest in Penola.

From: $120  |  Sleeps: 2  |  Location: Penola

 

Alexander Cameron Suites

Alexander Cameron Suites

This motel is within easy distance of more than 20 local wineries, Penola’s vibrant cafes and restaurants. Many of the wineries open their cellar doors where you can enjoy a wine with cheese, or perhaps a ploughman’s platter. A very short walk will bring you to the town’s cafes, shops, art galleries, restaurants and pubs. Alexander Cameron Suites is the ideal spot for a romantic getaway, weekend with friends or a stop on your touring holiday along the Great Ocean Road route.

From: $155 p/night  |  Sleeps 40  |  Location: Penola

    Prince of Wales Hotel

    Prince of Wales Hotel

    The Prince of Wales Hotel Motel is situated in the very heart of Penola offering a lovely outlook over the Penola War Memorial Park. The service and atmosphere are fantastic and the food will be sure to delight.

    From: $90 p/night  |  Sleeps 18  |  Location: Penola

     

    Coonawarra Motor Lodge is on Riddoch Highway, Penola.

    Coonawarra Motor Lodge

    The Coonawarra Motor Lodge consists of 12 motel units. Complimented with a lovely garden and BBQ area this property offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of Penola.

    From: $126 | Sleeps: 28 | Location: Penola

     

    Bellwether Glenroy Shearing Shed Campground

    Glen Roy has a boutique campground, six with beautiful Bell tents to sleep up to 12 people (2 in each tent) or 6 camp sites if you bring your own gear. Surrounded by 500+ year old red gums and central communal campfire to keep you warm with a glass of red in the cooler months. Stay at a winery, see the wine being made during vintage, even join in if you want to do the vintage experience. Cook using fresh herbs and produce from the garden including fresh eggs. 

    Bell tents from $200 p/night (unpowered), campsites from $30 (unpowered/$45 powered.

    The entrance to Coonawarra Bush Holiday Park

    Coonawarra Bush Holiday Park

    This wonderful property is situated next to the Hundred of Comaum vineyard on its own 200 acre block with 170 acres of heritage listed virgin bushland. With hours of walking paths and abundant kangaroos, wombats, emus, sugar gliders, koalas and wild deer, getting back to nature could not be easier.
    It has a lake, 4 ensuite cabins, 3 private rooms, 5 private showers, 8 toilets, 28 powered outlets for camping or caravans, 30 unpowered, 10 glamping bell tents and daily shuttle to  the Coonawarra Winery Walking Trail and Penola.

    Bell tents from $75 p/night (with power, campsites from $20 (unpowered $30 powered.

     

    Penola Caravan Park

    The Heart of the Coonawarra Wine Region, a peaceful and relaxing place to come sit and enjoy your glass of wine or just to come and veg out for a few days.  Situated within easy walking distance from the town. 

    Office hours are from 8.30am until 6.30pm each day - at times the office may be closed from 10am until 1pm for cleaning but we will be around the park if you wish to check in during of these hours.

    From: $135 p/night |  Sleeps 4  | Location: Penola  |  Powered sites $34 off peak.

     

    Coonawarra Units

    The Coonawarra Units are located in the heart of Coonawarra next to Chardonnay Lodge.The units are cottage style and styled around extensive lawns and gardens, this property offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of Coonawarra.

    From: $160 | Sleeps: 100 | Location: Coonawarra