Top 6 Stayz Accommodations In Castlemaine, Australia

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Jovannie
Jovannie 
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A small city in Victoria, Australia, Castlemaine is one excellent tourist destination for its dynamic arts scene, gold mining history, and a flourishing food hub. One famous attraction that you’ll find here is the Castlemaine Art Museum, where you’ll see collections of traditional landscape paintings, works from the late 1800s, and arts from the Edwardian Era. Other attractions that might interest you include Old Castlemaine Gaol, the Mill Castlemaine as well as the Buda Historic Home and Garden. In case you’re planning to stay in Castlemaine, read on and discover the Stayz accommodations available here.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Welcoming and lovely bungalow with free Wi-Fi (from USD 369)

If you’re looking for an accommodation that has it all and someplace that you wouldn’t want to leave, this Castlemaine boutique called Johnstone Terrace, is the place for you. It is the perfect package of comfort, style, and luxury. The bungalow features polished floorboards, three bedrooms, each with queen-size bed and quality linen, a modern kitchen, and a balcony with a stunning view of the surroundings. It also has a garden with a swimming pool, which you can use without additional charges.

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Castlemaine, VIC, AU
4.39 km (2.8 mi) from Jirrahlinga Dingo Conservation & Wildlife Education Centre
34 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds and pillows very comfortable
it was warm and cosy and offered off-street parking
the pool was very inviting but too cold to use during our stay
and the pool is just divine!
printz was large enough for us all to have our own space & exceptionally quite & sound proof
Cleanliness:
lovely house, clean and tidy, perfectly located
everything was clean and easy to use and well setup
loved the layout and the 2 bathrooms was an additional treat
Host:
our hots were also incredibly helpful & accommodating
always quick to respomd to any queries and help with any issues, couldn't have asked for more
a wonder experience overall!
nice and warm and comfortable for the weekend
the property was absolutely wonderful! the house was perfect and so spacious
Location:
easy walk to shops
good linen/ beds
train close & noisy, but not a problem
the location of the printz townhouse for myself & two teenage companions to get around easily to all the wonderful local eateries & within 30 minutes drive to bendigo & daylesford
johnstone terrace is wonderfully clean and warm accommodation and just a short walk to the main street
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2. The North and South cottages of Stone Edge (from USD 221)

These Stayz accommodations are two stone cottages near the Mill Botanical Garden and the town of Castlemaine. If you want your privacy, you can rent both cottages; but, if you’re okay with sharing the place and traveling on a budget, you can choose among the two. They are both equally impressive and have the basic amenities you’ll need during your stay. The North Cottage has a spa bath, a living room with fireplace, and a well-equipped kitchen, and a bedroom that leads to a large private courtyard while the South Cottage has a bedroom with a fireplace, a Roman shower in the bathroom, a comfortable living area, and an outdoor courtyard.

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6.84 km (4.3 mi) from Jirrahlinga Dingo Conservation & Wildlife Education Centre
47 reviews  
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were well appointed and everything we might need was catered for, right down to the fluffy hot water bottles for those cooler nights
the bed was very comfortable and furnished with lovely linen
jazz music played softly as we opened the front door
lovely cottage just outside of town, with a beautiful bathroom, open fire and everything you might need
we enjoyed the generous breakfast provisions and the quiet location
Cleanliness:
a very comfortable and nicely decorated cottage
the kitchen is well equipped, and when we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised to find the refrigerator stocked with basic grocery items, plus a good selection of extras
an amazing cottage with all the facilities, appliances and products you could wish for- beautiful linen and extremely comfortable bed, a welcome hamper full of goodies, coffee pods and a variety of...
Host:
hosts david & jackie are very welcoming, and helpful
our hosts were friendly and helpful
hosts very friendly and provided a great breakfast selection
great hosts who respect your privacy but are extremely helpful and welcoming
jackie and david thought of everything and were courteous hosts
Location:
the location is great as it's a short walk to the botanic gardens, mill market and local pubs
the north cottage is situated in a lovely country setting
just out of town but an easy walk or short drive to everything
we did a major detour from the silo art trail, just to stay in the north edge cottage and are so glad that we did
the gardens are lovely and the location is peaceful
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3. Newly renovated 1860 majestic home (from USD 655)

Corvah House is one of the oldest houses in Castlemaine. It is newly renovated with modern conveniences, including hydronic heating, gas log fire, and luxurious beddings and lines. It also comes with a huge deck that overlooks a lush garden with swimming pool. This home features six bedrooms which can accommodate 13 persons, comfortably. Other amenities you’ll find are a falcon stove, dishwasher, large dining set-up, and a luxurious bathroom. Guests are advised to provide their own meals. Last, but not least, long-term renters are welcome here.

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Castlemaine, VIC, AU
4.36 km (2.8 mi) from Jirrahlinga Dingo Conservation & Wildlife Education Centre
16 reviews   Wifi Available
House 13 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is like sleeping on a cloud
it had modern appliances while keeping the old feel of the home
lack of wi-fi only pontential negative and that may even have been there if we could have been bothered looking
ate in every night as a well-equipped kitchen
plenty of room and the heating warmed up this beautiful homestead - and our hearts!
Cleanliness:
clean, large and great for large families
clean and tidy with lots of space
however, the ensuite toilet requires attention as it does not stop running and we had to continually turn the water cystern tap off after each flush
accommodation is fresh, clean and with just about every thing a group could need
this was a lovely house, which easily caters for groups
Host:
with all the comforts of home and more, the homestead has been decked out with everything you could possibly want
corvah house reminded us of the historic property we stayed in while holidaying in provence
the home was really beautiful
we had a wonderful weekend, house is great, the pool very clean i would recommend this place
the kids loved the back yard and the pool and the grandparents loved the old world charm
Location:
the location is great
we enjoyed sitting in the beautiful garden and dining on the patio
12 friends had a great time based here to ride around the lovely castlemaine countryside
the pool area is such a fun element and the balcony sitting area is delightful for fresh air
so easy to relax
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4. House on a farm amongst vines and an orchard (from USD 170)

Lome Cottage is a wonderful accommodation for your family and loved ones. If you’re looking for a different scene, apart from your stressful life in the city, this Stayz accommodation will let you experience the easy country life. It has three bedrooms that can sleep a maximum of six people. When you book this place, expect a fully furnished house that has everything you need, including a kitchen, living area, and dining set-up. You’ll also love the area for its luscious garden, orchard, and the dams nearby.

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15.89 km (9.9 mi) from Jirrahlinga Dingo Conservation & Wildlife Education Centre
47 reviews  
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
contained everything we required, cosy and warm
our kids loved the table tennis table which was a bonus
a morning walk at sunrise, the autumn colours of the vine leaves, the sheep and cattle in the fields, the grey kangaroos grazing on the roadside, the eucalypts belonging to this country and fresh f...
it was clean, comfortable and everything i needed for the long weekend
it was a great base to explore the surrounding areas then come back to a very quiet and peaceful setting
Cleanliness:
the property was very clean and spacious
the house was clean and very comfortable
Host:
a good experience & also good contact with owner
the host dian was very helpful and friendly
well maintained and warm home with brand new toilets and shower
the house was warm, the hosts lovely and considerate
super easy check in and excellent communication with the owner
Location:
beautiful house in a great location
located in a peaceful nook of harcourt north, i had a very peaceful and relaxing stay
the local general store in harcourt is a must to visit!
enjoyed our stay, tranquil cottage in a rural setting with beautiful gardens
nice place, lovely location
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5. Warm and cozy 1850s miner's cottage (from USD 92)

If you’re looking for an affordable home away from home experience in Castlemaine, then this one-bedroom miner’s cottage called Ambrose Cottage is perfect for you. Though it is an old house, it is well-maintained and has all the modern day conveniences, including a color TV with DVD player, a barbecue facility in the garden, and a reverse cycle air-conditioning. It also comes with a covered parking area, where you can park your car safely. Best of all, the host will also provide you with breakfast ingredients so you can prepare your food in the fully functional kitchen.

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5.28 km (3.3 mi) from Jirrahlinga Dingo Conservation & Wildlife Education Centre
126 reviews  
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very cosy cottage with everything anyone would need to have an enjoyable stay
ambrose cottage has all the little comforts you need; a comfortable bed, a pot for your tea and room to relax
very comfortable and close to all amenities
water ends up all over the floor and laundry cupboards at the end of the tub
we were very careful not to fall in or out of the tub! the shower head is large and seems to use a huge amount of water even if you have a quick shower
Cleanliness:
the cottage was cosily appointed with beautiful soft furnishings
gorgeous clean cottage with everything you could possibly want
our only concern was the shower which is in a very high claw footed bath tub
Host:
very helpful managers
also the step inside the house and bath could be hazardous for elderly people - this should be made apparent to people intending to rent the property
it served us well as a home away from home
well appointed, great location
fantastic hosts who went out of their way, very helpful and easy to contact
Location:
the location was great, not far from cafes and shops and a nice area to walk the dog
highlights, the botanic gardnes, mill market, stonemans books, book heaven, steff's cafe, walking around the streets looking at the beautiful architecture, absolute peace and quiet in the evening
excellent accomodation in a lovely cottage
the advertised website location of the property from the city centre was misleading - it was not 0
the cottage was neat and clean and run like a well oiled machine, the owners were friendly and easy to contact in regard to any questions we had
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6. Unique retreat designed by award-winning artists (from USD 205)

If you want a completely different experience from your daily life, then you have to book this posh Stayz accommodation. Situated in a lush garden, away from the busy streets, Riversdale Retreat offers a comfortable and elegant place to live with its two bedrooms that sleep three guests, open-plan space that has a self-catering kitchen, dining, and living area, a tatami lounge area, and a Japanese-style bathroom. It also comes with a paved outdoor area where you’ll find the fireplace, a shower, a sink and a preparation bench.

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2.16 km (1.4 mi) from Jirrahlinga Dingo Conservation & Wildlife Education Centre
56 reviews   Wifi Available
House 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable
fully equipped and everything you'll need to relax and recharge
we had bad weather but sitting in front of that fire looking out the window was cosy as could be and one of the highlights of our time in victoria
fireplace for enjoying in the evening
compact yet spacious, cosy and intimate but not claustophobic
Cleanliness:
i can't recommend it enough, had a wonderful time and can't wait to come back
Host:
the owner's keen attention to detail allowed us to enjoy beautiful natural surrounds in great comfort, and we felt at home almost immediately
experience was great
we have already passed on many glowing recommendations to our family and friends
woke up to kangaroos, roaring fire and double glazed windows
i have alreadythought of some nice people who would love riversdale and take care of theproperty
Location:
calm quiet peaceful location
great location and so close to castlemaine and maldon
it felt a bit like a groovy city pad in the middle of the bush
the simple japanese design elements elevated this property from sleek to "settle in and enjoy"
the house is close to chewton if you need the morning papers and a bicycle ride from the wesley market and castlemaine
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Beautiful Castlemaine

f you want to know more about this charming town that has a rich art scene and a flourishing food destination, then check out our list of the best Stayz accommodations in Castlemaine, Australia, and have a stress-free vacation ahead.

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