10 Hoveys Road , Barongarook , VIC 3249 , Australia View hotel location on the map
Otway Estate Cottages offer luxury adult accommodation in a peaceful and tranquil environment. If you are after a truly romantic getaway then Otway Estate Cottages are the place to stay.
The four and half star rated cottages are nestled in bush land on the Otway Estate Winery and Brewery, a 28 acre property in the beautiful Otway Ranges – 12½km south of Colac and 160km (or two hours) from Melbourne.
We have studio cottages for couples or our 2 bedroom cottage with spa room can accommodate two couples.
Each cottage is fully self-contained so you can either curl up in front of the fire in winter or sit on the veranda in summer. Read a book, watch a video, listen to the stereo or laze back in the spa as the jets wile away the strain of a busy day. Enjoy a fantastic glass of Otway Estate wine or a Prickly Moses Hand Crafted beer and of course relax!
Otway Estate produces a liquid to quench any thirst. From boutique wines, hand crafted beer and cider to a vast selection of delicious cordials. Each beverage is produced on site using natural local products – Estate grown wine grapes, local fruit and berries, or pure Otway rainwater.
With a landscape of natural beauty, an abundance of wildlife, fresh local produce and hidden gems of talent in our gallery Otway Estate is waiting to tempt any visitor. Guests and visitors can relax on the decking area, celebrate in our function room or cuddle up in front of the fire. No matter what the reason you can enjoy a taste of the Otways at Otway Estate.
Otway Estate enjoys an idyllic setting with 16 acres of vines hidden among 28 acres of bush adjoining the Otway State Forest, just a stone’s throw from the Great Ocean Road and Victoria’s rugged South West Coast.
Though the vineyard was first established in 1981 more vines were planted in 1995 with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Semillon, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet all grown on the property.
In 2006 the latest development emerged, Otway Estate now boasts a winery, brewery, function facility,.
Winemaker Ian Deacon is producing premium wines from the Estate including a range of sparkling wines available exclusively at Cellar Door. With a strong reputation in the wine industry and vast experience in Australia and France, Ian puts his stamp on our Otway Estate wines.
Head Brewer, Luke Scott is well regarded in the brewing industry starting his career at CUB before travelling overseas then returning to work as head brewer at Potters Brewery in the Hunter Valley then moving to Otway Estate is 2008. The medal winning Prickly Moses beers are testament to his success.
Otway Estate will always remain a boutique label produced by using only estate-grown grapes and traditional methods for our wines and using only the finest products sourced worldwide and pure Otway rainwater for the “Prickly Moses” handcrafted beers, ales and stouts. Our organic cider has a yearly release which is quickly snapped up - made from locally grown Gellibrand apples.
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 10:00 am
At Otway Estate we pride ourselves in providing a high level of service and are only too happy to discuss any of the options with you in further detail. We encourage you to visit the Estate so you can inspect the property. Our facility is open 7 days a week and after hours appointments can be made to suit.
Otway Estate is set in the pristine Otway Hinterland and includes a conference facility, winery, accommodation and micro-brewery. Otway Estate is a superior quality venue with spectacular views over the vines, water and bushland. Our landscaped gardens include predominately local native plants which help attract an abundance of wildlife.
Conference and tour groups are welcome to visit the property and are encouraged to take part in one of our winery or brewery tours.
All packages are inclusive of the following:
• Customised menu to suit your needs
• Audio Visual equipment including data show
• Sound system
• Microphone and lectern
• Flip charts
• Chilled water served throughout conference
We can cater for a small intimate party or larger groups. We are able to cater for up to 150 guests for a sit down function or 300 for a cocktail function.
The Otway room is a large open dining room with glassed walls and sliding doors opening onto a large timber decking overlooking the vines and bushland. This room is ideal for weddings, parties or corporate dinners. The Otway Room is able to cater for up to 150 seated guests or 300 for a cocktail function. Overflow into the Café and Lounge provides seating for a further 50 guests.
Café and Lounge
The café and lounge area provides casual dining and a suitable location for pre-dinner drinks. The café and lounge have glassed sliding doors which open out to a large timber deck overlooking the vines and bushland. This room is ideal for 40 seated guests or 60 for a cocktail function. Access to this café and lounge area will be not be available after hours unless specifically booked.
How to find us - Take the A1 Princes Highway to Colac. On reaching the township of Colac, turn left at the third set of traffic lights if journeying from Melbourne direction or right at the second set of traffic lights if journeying from Warrnambool direction (Route C155 Lavers Hill, Gellibrand, Beech Forest – see sign to Otway Estate Winery and Brewery). Otway Estate is 12km from this turnoff (you will see a brown tourist sign 300 metres before reaching the vineyard). Turn off to the right onto a dirt road – Hoveys Road (through to East West Road) and turn right into the sealed car park. Check in at Cellar Door / Cafe.
Otway Estate has ample parking at the Cellar door and each cottage has under cover parking adjacent to the front door.