Torquay has everything you need for a great holiday – sun, sand, surf and lots of restaurants to choose from. If you are heading to the start of the Great Ocean Road then choose one of the following Torquay accommodation options to make the most of your time along the Surf Coast.
There are many different types of places to stay in Torquay. You are not limited to hotels, resorts, campgrounds or holiday homes. There is a type of Torquay accommodation for everyone. That’s why we have broken down the best accommodation into the following categories to help make selecting a place to stay easier.
- Top Hotels in Torquay, Victoria
- Best Holiday Home Accommodation in Torquay
- Best Pet Friendly Accomodation
- Top Budget Accommodation in Torquay
Top Hotels in Torquay, Victoria
These hotels are some of the best-rated in Torquay. If you are booking during the high season ensure you book your Torquay hotels well in advance as they can go fast.
RACV Torquay Resort
The RACV Resort Torquay has a wide range of things to do on-site and is located within walking distance to the beaches and town centre. Keep yourself busy by visiting the spa, tennis courts, games room, indoor pool, fitness center, golf course and more while staying at RVAC. There are a number of dining options on-site as well.
RACV is one of the quintessential places to stay in Torquay. Choose from a standard golf course view or upgrade to see the ocean. Breakfast is included in every stay and prices start at $269 a night for two people.
Wyndham Resort Torquay
Located just in front of Zeally Bay, the Wyndham Resort Torquay has spectacular ocean views and views of the coastline. It features a large outdoor pool and a heated indoor pool. Other amenities include a playground, fitness center and tennis court.
Most rooms at the Wyndham Resort Torquay have a balcony that looks out onto the pool or coastline. Prices start at $206 a night for two people. Standard hotel-style rooms and self-contained apartments are available.
Freshwater Creek Cottage and Farm Stay
Freshwater Creek Cottage and Farm Stay is one of the most unique places to stay in Torquay. You’ll stay on an active farm with cows, chickens, horses and more. It is located just a short drive from the beaches and the property features farm tours, a sauna, hot tub, free wifi, free bicycle hire and a children’s playground.
There are a series of cottages of varying sizes on the property. They are perfect for families! Prices start at $275 per night.
The Sands Torquay
If you’re looking for luxury, The Sands Torquay Resort in the heart of Torquay is a contemporary, premium resort nestled between the beach and the fairways of a championship golf course. The resort’s recently renovated 1 and 2-bedroom units are stylishly decorated with modern fittings, large balconies and super comfortable beds, with options of 1 or 2 bedrooms. They also have several pet-friendly rooms so you can bring the furry members of your family.
For a bite to eat, head over to the on-site restaurant where you can enjoy a variety of delicious meals, as well as buffet and à la carte breakfasts. After a hearty breakfast, take a walk down to White’s Beach or head over to the famous Bell’s Beach for a day of surfing and sunbathing, or swim a couple of laps at the indoor swimming pool. If there is anything you need, the friendly staff at the 24-hour front desk will happily assist you.
Bells Estate Great Ocean Road Cottages
Just a couple of kilometres outside of Torquay and the famous Bell’s Beach lies Bells Estate Great Ocean Road Cottages. If you want to get a taste of real country living, then you’ve come to the right place. There’s a winery across the road, sheep and cattle farms nearby chickens, friendly alpacas and a miniature pony roaming around the lush 10-acre property. The children’s playground, two swimming pools, a games room and great BBQ facilities, make it the perfect home-away-from-home for families.
The Estate has 3 accommodation options, including a large, pet-friendly two-bedroom villa with garden views. Each unit is well-appointed and features a well-equipped kitchenette or full-size kitchen. Host Terry loves to meet new people and make your stay comfortable and memorable and is available anytime for help and recommendations. A night at the estate starts at $230 per unit.
The Best Holiday Homes Accommodation in Torquay
There is a wealth of holiday homes in Torquay. These accommodation options are perfect for families, larger groups or those looking for more privacy.
This highly-rated property contains a self-contained holiday home made up of a traditional, red brick cottage that has been renovated to reveal an open concept floor plan. The decor is stylish, modern and rustic. It features one bedroom.
Outside you will find a garden and BBQ area to enjoy at Chianti Cottages. Prices start at $220 per night for this property. There is also a studio located on the property which starts at $140 but it is a more modern creation yet perfect for groups travelling together.
Home Amongst the Gum Trees
At this Torquay accommodation, the owners care deeply about their guest’s enjoyment and comfort. They always leave some goodies for guests to enjoy. Home Amongst the Gum Trees is clean and comfortable and located centrally. It features a patio, children’s playset and pool.
This property offers great value for money. The space can comfortably accommodate 5 adults or two bedrooms. It is $153 per night with a two-night minimum and has an exceptional 9.7/10 rating.
Beach Life Torquay
With the Beach Life holiday home, you can expect clean and cozy Torquay accommodation which is close to everything. This centrally located place is neutrally decorated and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. You’ll find a washing machine, deck and BBQ alongside other thoughtful little touches like firewood.
The space can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people. It is $295 per night with a minimum 2-night stay. The price is the same regardless of how many people are staying.
Bell Street Apartment 11 7
The Bell Street Apartment 11 7 is just a hop, skip and jump away from beautiful Torquay Beach. The apartment is modern and spacious with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a well-equipped alfresco kitchen to cook meals to enjoy with family or friends on the apartment’s massive balcony that overlooks the ocean.
If you don’t feel like entertaining at home, there are several restaurants and coffee shops only a few minutes away. The apartment block also has a private heated pool, gym facilities and a top-notch barbecue area. The apartment can fit up to 7 guests, but unfortunately no pets. A night will set you back a minimum of $550.
Torquay Pet Friendly Accomodation
Interested in bringing your fuzzy friends on vacation with you? Check out these pet friendly accommodations in Torquay and have a great holiday with them.
Jan Juc Ocean Views – Pet-Friendly Accomodation
Smell the fresh country air and hear the waves crashing on the shoreline in Jan Juc near bustling Torquay. The pet-friendly, 4-bedroom home boasts ocean views from the front and rear decks, with a central kitchen, spacious open-plan living area, air conditioning, and gas heating to ensure a comfortable stay. With a private backyard and a BBQ on the deck, this welcoming home in Jan Juc provides everything you need for a wonderful group or family getaway.
Enjoy the vast open space and panoramic views, including a lovely grassy paddock and a tree-lined valley. A 10-minute walk takes you to a football oval, park, skate park, tennis courts, and the beautiful Jan Juc surf beach. Eateries like the Swell Cafe and Beach Hotel, milk bar and fish and chip shop are nearby for hungry holiday-makers. Stay for a few days, a weekend or a longer vacation with family, friends or a group, starting at $595 per night.
Great Ocean Views Torquay
If you’re visiting Torquay with your family or a group of friends, the Great Ocean Views Torquay is just what you’re looking for. Located a short walk from Jan Luc beach, and with incredible ocean views, this modern 3 bedroom home provides a comfortable stay for up to 6 guests. The fully equipped kitchen laundry and private parking add extra convenience to your stay.
With the centre of Torquay less than 2 kilometres away, it’s close enough to feel the laid-back Torquay vibe, but far enough to enjoy a tranquil escape away from the crowds. Pets are more than welcome, so bring your best friend along on holiday.
Top Budget Accommodation in Torquay
Each of these budget accommodations in Torquay are less than $100 per night. In Torquay, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to find a clean, well-equipped place to spend the night.
Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park
This great budget accommodation option is located in the center of town, just steps from the beach. Here you can choose from powered campsites, glamping sites and comfortable cabins. There is a warm atmosphere to the property which is very family-friendly.
There is a recreation room at the Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park with table tennis, as well as a coin-operated laundry facility. The powered campsites start at $52 per night for 4 people however, you must bring all your own camping equipment. Glamping pods are just $96 per night and a studio with a queen bed is $114 per night.
Torquay Tropicana Motel
The Torquay Tropicana Motel offers basic rooms, a great outdoor area and lots of amenities. There is a large outdoor pool area with lounge chairs, shared BBQ facilities and table tennis, all conveniently located in the center of town.
The Tropicana Motel is just a 20-minute walk from some of Torquay’s best beaches and just a few minutes from the town’s restaurants and the shopping district at Surf City Plaza. The rooms themselves are somewhat outdated but large and clean. Prices can dip as low as $129 per night with free wifi and parking included.
Ingenia Holidays Torquay Australia
If you’re travelling on a budget, Ingenia Holidays Torquay may be the place for you. It offers several accommodation options, from studio cabins to 3-bedroom villas to powered caravan sites, all within walking distance from the beach, including the famous Bell’s Beach, and Torquay’s many shops, cafes, and restaurants. Facilities like a solar-heated pool, heated spa, mini-golf, tennis courts, a jumping pillow, and playgrounds, make the park a great place for a family holiday.
All cabins have modern conveniences like air-conditioning and well-equipped kitchens. For caravanners, there is a selection of sites with synthetic turf. The friendly staff are on hand to make sure you have the best holiday in Torquay.
Torquay is a laid-back beach town with plenty to explore. Ensure you are choosing a comfortable hotel or holiday home to make the most of your stay along the Surf Coast.