Consistently voted the best regional accommodation in Victoria, Drift House is a stunning five-star boutique property in the pretty coastal town of Port Fairy, which is 290 kilometres west of Melbourne. For anyone exploring the Great Ocean Road, this boutique hotel (which offers just four immaculate suites) is a must-do. Drift House marries traditional 19th Century domestic architecture with the latest cutting edge designs and materials. The result is simply mouth-watering. Please note: this is an adults-only destination.
Nestled at the very end of the Great Ocean Road, Port Fairy stands guard over the mouth of the Moyne River and overlooks one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Australia.
This suite occupies the entire ground floor of the original bluestone building and has exclusive use of the deep veranda spanning the front of the property. Perfect for a cosy winter escape with open fire place and amazingly deep solid stone bath. The bathroom with its distinctive black lantern tiles and walk-in rain shower adds a touch of drama. With an atmosphere best described as sexy-luxe and all the creature comforts you could ever want or need, you will find yourself relaxing within minutes of turning the key in the front door.
Occupying the entire first floor of the original bluestone building with exclusive use of the wide balcony overlooking Gipps St and the Moyne River, this suite will make you feel like the King of Port Fairy! Specially commissioned artwork surrounds the bathroom pod separating the living and sleeping zones. It is equipped with everything you need to truly relax, with just enough glamour to make you feel very special.
This is a modern, light and spacious suite that makes the most of natural recycled materials. The private walled courtyard with huge open fireplace will have you reaching for a glass of something special and wiling the evenings away under the stars.
Contemporary, cutting edge design is a great way describe this suite. The perforated metal skin of the modern extension casts soft light throughout and the floor to ceiling louvres in the lounge area allow you to adjust the view according to your mood. Exploring the bathroom takes guests on a journey of discovery from one end of the suite to the other. The massive TV projector is perfect for an indulgent night in.
Nearest major city/town
City – Melbourne
Vehicle transfer takes approximately 5.5 hours along the Great Ocean Road to Port Fairy or approximately 3.5 hours along the inland rout.