Barrabool Hills
Barrabool Hills

Barrabool Hills Retreat

Address: 230 Andersons Road, Barrabool, Victoria 3221

Phone: 03 5266 1880  


Barrabool Hills Retreat extends a warm invitation to experience some rustic, country-style Bed and Breakfast accommodation and hospitality near Geelong and only minutes away from Surf Coast.

The Guest House, which resembles a Scottish cottage, is nestled in spacious grounds beneath Mt. Moriac, in the rolling Barrabool Hills. It is conveniently located near the gateway to the Great Ocean Road and only 16 km from Geelong, Bells Beach, Surf Coast, Torquay and one hour from Melbourne CBD.

Barrabool Hills Retreat offers guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy the restful and tranquil atmosphere of a fine country house (B&B) and garden, surrounded by interesting works of art.

If you are planning a special event, you have a perfect, quiet back-drop for entertaining and photographs. Offering a sophisticated and friendly service.

There are plenty of comfortable spots to relax and unwind after a long journey, with ambient views over the Waurn Ponds Creek and pretty garden, and also a cosy fireplace for cooler months. For the more energetic there is a landscaped multi-purpose grass court for tennis, petanque and croquet.

Content: Barrabool Hills Retreat

Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Guest Bedroom

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Per night
Group bookings have special discounts.


Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Guest Bedroom

Barrabool Hills Retreat has three comfortable, tastefully-furnished guest bedrooms, overlooking the sweeping hills and gardens. Soak up the ambience and enjoy the peace, quiet and little luxuries. Each room is individual and well-appointed, with window treatments for privacy and relaxation. The snug, quality bedding offers a selection of pillows and has electric blankets, to ensure a restful night. Cot available. The shared bathroom, with two bathrobes per room are provided, has: a separate bath, basin, shower and W.C. hair dryer and complimentary toiletries supplied. Other indoor/ outdoor facilities.3

Payment methods accepted

BPAY  Cash Only 

Cancellation and booking policy

A deposit must be made when booking and cancellation notified at least four days in advance of booking date for the deposit to be refunded.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal lounge
  • Cots available
  • Gardens in property
  • Tennis court - full size


  • Art and craft
  • Birdwatching
  • Meditating
  • Animal Viewing

Reception opening hours

Check in:  3:00pm

Check out:  11:00am


  • Visitor Information Centre

Disabled access

Ramp to deck allowing access.

Additional business information

Art Exhibits
Artists represented: International and local. Barrabool Hills Retreat ensures that guests experience maximum enjoyment surrounded by a diverse selection of art works, displayed throughout the house. The policy is to encourage emerging artists, while contrasting and learning from established artists. Barrabool Hills Retreat are not influenced by popular press or social conditionals to what represents 'good art'. The artists are selected for the substance of their work without prejudice. Barrabool Hills Retreat display a diverse collection of paintings, photography, sketches, and engravings by local and international artists. Outdoor sculptures are to be included in the Gallery portfolio which gives exposure to a younger generation of artists.

How to get here

Great Ocean Road