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Royal Mail Hotel provides a unique experience designed to capture the stunning beauty of the Southern Grampians. The property features sweeping views, multi-award-winning dining and cellar, open fires, bars, quality accommodation, luxury corporate retreat, conference and wedding facilities.

On site is a outdoor swimming pool, courtyard, extensive native gardens and outside dining area. Nearby is the famous Royal Mail Kitchen Garden, the largest of its kind in Australia, where house guests are invited on a chef lead tour every morning.

The signature dining experience, an eight course chef's tasting menu with matched wines, is available every night, as is a five course option. These are served every Friday & Saturday. In addition to these, a two course and three course set menu is also available Sunday to Thursday nights. The Dining Room is open for breakfast and lunch daily.

Function and conference facilities cater for small to large groups from 30 to 100 delegates.

The Mount Sturgeon Station, located just five minutes from the hotel site offers alternative accommodation in fully restored 1840s bluestone cottages, ideal for a romantic getaway or quiet retreat. The working sheep station offers open fireplaces, marked walking trails and magnificent mountain views.

The Mount Sturgeon Station is also home to the exclusive Mount Sturgeon Homestead, a six bedroom colonial homestead offering period furnishings and fittings, including gourmet kitchen, formal dining and sitting rooms and library. A secluded location surrounded by manicured lawns to the Wannon River, uninterrupted mountain views with walking trails leading into the Grampians National Park.

Complimentary transfers from the Mount Sturgeon Station are offered for diners and guests have full access to hotel facilities.

Hotel activities include regular guided tours of the Royal Mail Kitchen Garden, wine collection, native gardens and native animal enclosures. Self guided private walking tracks are also available.

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Price & booking

One Bedroom Apartment

1 Room

Double storey, with views from balconies, kitchenette, separate lounge areas and wifi

Type Valid Price
Standard Room Rate
Includes a la carte breakfast and morning newspapers
01/01/14 - 30/04/16 $245.00 - $295.00

Bluestone Cottages

8 Rooms

One and two bedroom cottages include a queen size bed, and twin beds in two bedroom cottages, and unique water tank bathrooms. Facilities include kitchenette with microwave, toaster and electric frypan, open lounge and dining area with wood fire and leather sofas, outdoor seating area and breakfast provisions. Located on working sheep farm, five kilometres from the hotel with scenic mountain views.

Type Valid Price
Standard Room Rate
Includes breakfast basket
01/01/14 - 30/04/16 $265.00 - $375.00

Mulberry House

4 Rooms

Located in the town centre, directly opposite the hotel, Mulberry House is a beautifully restored four bedroom residence located in a peaceful garden setting. The house has polished hardwood and flagstone flooring and sleeps up to 11 people in relaxed, semi-self-contained accommodation. There are four bedrooms. Two queen rooms, one queen and single and one queen and two singles. Facilities include fully equipped lounge room with television and central heating, two spacious dining areas, two large shared bathrooms one male and one female, a kitchenette with large refrigerator and a microwave.

Type Valid Price
Mulberry House
Sleeps 11 people. Includes a la carte breakfast and morning newspaper
01/01/14 - 30/04/16 $695.00

Mount Sturgeon Homestead

6 Rooms

At the historic Mount Sturgeon Homestead luxury and pastoral character go hand in hand to create an elegant rural retreat. The beautifully restored and refurbished homestead is perfect as a luxurious rural getaway, a superb wedding venue, or a specialty venue for corporate meetings, retreat and conferences.

Type Valid Price
Mount Sturgeon Homestead
Sleeps 12 people. Breakfast hamper.
01/01/14 - 30/04/16 $1,850.00

Deluxe Mountain View Room

10 Rooms

Deluxe Mountain View Rooms are set within landscaped Australian gardens, offering uninterrupted panoramic views of the Grampians Ranges. All rooms are luxuriously appointed and architecturally designed to capture the beauty of the natural setting. Warm tones and timber finishes enhance the contemporary design. Includes a la carte breakfast and morning newspaper.

Type Valid Price
Standard Room Rate
Includes full breakfast and morning newspaper
01/01/14 - 30/04/16 $295.00 - $345.00

Two Bedroom Apartment

2 Rooms

Located within the Australian gardens surrounding the hotel, the two bedroom apartments offer balcony views of the gardens and Mount Sturgeon and Mount Abrupt from upstairs bedrooms. The apartments feature a small living area downstairs with television, telephone, complimentary wireless internet and dining table, and a kitchenette with tea and coffee facilities. There is one queen bedded room and one twin single room. A la carte breakfast and morning newspaper is included.

Type Valid Price
Standard Room Rate
Includes a la carte breakfast and morning newspaper
01/03/14 - 30/04/16 $295.00 - $345.00

Standard Garden Room

6 Rooms

Standard Garden Rooms are located directly opposite the hotel in a separate area from the main complex. The spacious rooms include en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, sitting area, television, one queen and one single bed, morning newspaper delivery and a la carte breakfast served in the hotel dining room. Disabled parking and disabled access to one room is available.

Type Valid Price
Standard Room Rate
Rate includes a la carte breakfast in the hotel dining room.
01/03/14 - 30/04/16 $195.00 - $245.00
Payment methods accepted
American Express EFTPOS MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

One night's deposit is required to guarantee all bookings.Accommodation cancellations with less than 48 hours notice forfeit the deposit paid. Accommodation cancellations with more than 48 hours notice incur a $30 per booking administration charge. Restaurant cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will incur a $50 per person cancellation fee.

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Local directions:

Located 260 kilometres west of Melbourne on the Glenelg Highway, a scenic three hour drive. From Melbourne travel on the Western Highway to Ballarat and then on the Glenelg Highway to Dunkeld. Located in the main street, Parker Street and Glenelg Highway of the Dunkeld township, on the right hand side travelling west.

  • Bar
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Gardens in property
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Walking tracks
  • Birdwatching
  • Farm/Station
  • Swimming
  • Animal Viewing
Opening hours:
  • Australian Hotels Association
Disabled access:
Contact operator for further details.