Caroline Clements

Brae Guest Suites

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  • Where:Victoria
  • Why:Birregurra
  • When:May 2016
  • Who:Me and my squeeze
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The veggie patch which supplies Brae restaurant (the house in the background).

Plush king-sized bed.

Inside the suite is one big open room with living area and bed, which you can divide up with curtains. Every detail has been considered in here - Rhys Lee artwork on the wall, Jardan sofas and underfloor heating.

Fancy cocktail bar with liquor and glassware, accompanied with a compendium of all the cocktail recipes you’ll need.

Well-stocked record player and record collection with everything from Grace Jones to Caribou.

Bathtub with a view out over the Otways.

Dinner plate delivered to your room in the evening

The suite...our view from the bed out on to a grassy paddock.

Highs & Lows

  • These world-class suites are built around Brae restaurant and you must eat at the restaurant if you are staying. After an incredible lunch, rather than driving home, skipping over to a luxury suite is the perfect way to finish off the day.

  • A hot bath overlooking a rainy paddock on a wintery day. Bliss.

  • The suites are powered by solar energy and rainwater is harvested and there is a worm farm biological waste-treatment system.

  • Since you are in such an isolated location, Brae delivers a dinner plate and breakfast in the morning to your door. You don’t have to leave your room. Pure pampering.

  • No one is on site overnight in case anything happens or you lock yourself out of your room without a phone.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 47/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury suites attached to one of Australia’s best regional restaurants.

  • Vibe

    Modern luxury design in the country.

  • Location

    Isolated location in a small town of Birregurra out near the Otway regional of Victoria, two hours outside of Melbourne.

  • Rooms

    6

  • Music

    James Brown

  • Year Opened

    2016

  • Designed By

    Studio Round

  • Restaurant

    Yes – Brae Restaurant by highly regarded Australian chef Dan Hunter.

  • Bar

    Not really, but you can sit in the lounges by the fire at the restaurant.

  • Minibar

    This is a world class mini bar with top notch wine, local boutique beers and a liquor cabinet and cocktail bar like something from Mad Men. Lash out.

  • Children

    Leave them at home.

  • Price

    Splash out luxury.

Brae Guest Suites

Brae Restaurant, Cape Otway Road, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia

Brae Guest Suites

Brae Restaurant, Cape Otway Road, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia

If you leave the property and need a coffee or some lunch, stop into Farm Foods Provedore and Cafe in Birregurra. There’s an ethical butcher here too.

Farm Foods Provedore and Cafe

Birregurra Farm Foods & Provedore, Main Street, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia

If you leave the property and need a coffee or some lunch, stop into Farm Foods Provedore and Cafe in Birregurra. There’s an ethical butcher here too.

Brae Guest Suites

Brae Restaurant, Cape Otway Road, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia

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