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The team at the Watervale Hotel are passionate about helping you make the most of your time in the clare valley

our region is full of amazing places

The Clare Valley’s award winning Visitor Information Centre can advise you and take bookings at most of the accommodation sites in the region.

Our guide identifies BnB’s that are closest to the Watervale Hotel and are recommended for a walk or very short drive to the Hotel for dinner.

It also highlights other great places to stay that are well worth a longer drive. 

Walking distance from the Watervale Hotel

Watervale Hotel Guesthouse

Situated right next door the the Watervale Hotel. A modern house sleeping 12 guests. 2 King Rooms and 4 Queen Rooms. Be spoiled as a VIP of the Watervale Hotel.

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Stanley Grammer

A 150 year old historic grammar school, situated in the heart of the Clare Valley wine region. There’s no other accommodation in the Clare valley quite like Stanley Grammar Country House. Experience Clare Valley Luxury bed and breakfast accommodation, in a truly magnificent Georgian country house.

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Mulberry House

Mulberry House is a charming, self-contained one bedroom cottage, warm and cosy in the depths of winter and bright and airy through the summer months. Situated right next door to our guesthouse and only about 50 m from the Hotel.

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Quince Cottage

An original 1920s sandstone cottage has been painstakingly renovated to the highest standards. 

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Granma's Bed and Breakfast

Casablanca is a 2 bedroom suite with space and comfort for 2 couples to enjoy a relaxing stay. Each bedroom has queen size beds. The eat-in kitchen has all you need to prepare a hearty breakfast. The large lounge with slow combustion woodfire is overlooking the outdoor BBQ area and pergola. With the character of exposed stone and the charm of country style furniture, full of character.

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Watervale Hotel Guesthouse

Situated right next door the the Watervale Hotel. A modern house sleeping 12 guests. 2 King Rooms and 4 Queen Rooms. Be spoiled as a VIP of the Watervale Hotel.

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Stanley Grammer

A 150 year old historic grammar school, situated in the heart of the Clare Valley wine region. There’s no other accommodation in the Clare valley quite like Stanley Grammar Country House. Experience Clare Valley Luxury bed and breakfast accommodation, in a truly magnificent Georgian country house.

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Mulberry House

Mulberry House is a charming, self-contained one bedroom cottage, warm and cosy in the depths of winter and bright and airy through the summer months. Situated right next door to our guesthouse and only about 50 m from the Hotel.

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Quince Cottage

An original 1920s sandstone cottage has been painstakingly renovated to the highest standards. 

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Granma's Bed and Breakfast

Casablanca is a 2 bedroom suite with space and comfort for 2 couples to enjoy a relaxing stay. Each bedroom has queen size beds. The eat-in kitchen has all you need to prepare a hearty breakfast. The large lounge with slow combustion woodfire is overlooking the outdoor BBQ area and pergola. With the character of exposed stone and the charm of country style furniture, full of character.

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5 Minute Drive, in more spacious rural environments

D2 Watervale

Our beautiful 1850's cottage has been lovingly restored and renovated, now offering modern facilities while retaining its old charm and warmth.
A short distance from the town of Watervale, its quiet seclusion offers you a private experience to share with family and friends, yet close enough to local townships for easy access to shops, hotels, bakeries, art galleries, antique stores and of course, famous wineries.

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Bed in a Shed

Artistic and quirky private retreat that has been designed and built by your host who is the resident artist. We also feature Andrews wonderful art here at the Hotel.

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D2 Watervale

Our beautiful 1850's cottage has been lovingly restored and renovated, now offering modern facilities while retaining its old charm and warmth.
A short distance from the town of Watervale, its quiet seclusion offers you a private experience to share with family and friends, yet close enough to local townships for easy access to shops, hotels, bakeries, art galleries, antique stores and of course, famous wineries.

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Bed in a Shed

Artistic and quirky private retreat that has been designed and built by your host who is the resident artist. We also feature Andrews wonderful art here at the Hotel.

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Gulleyview

This hilltop retreat has uninterrupted views of Leasingham and beyond in the beautiful Clare Valley. Spacious open plan living and kitchen, laundry, four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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Battunga

Battunga is located on 200 scenic acres in the Skilly Hills. It is ideally located to wineries, the Riesling Trail, a scenic route, art galleries and restaurants.

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Gulleyview

This hilltop retreat has uninterrupted views of Leasingham and beyond in the beautiful Clare Valley. Spacious open plan living and kitchen, laundry, four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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Battunga

Battunga is located on 200 scenic acres in the Skilly Hills. It is ideally located to wineries, the Riesling Trail, a scenic route, art galleries and restaurants.

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Ethel's Cottage

Ethel’s Cottage offers you modern comfort in an historic setting at Leasingham, in the middle of the Clare Valley. This 1850s stone cottage bears the name of a genuine heroine who once lived here. Three queen-sized bedrooms, full kitchen facilities, separate lounge and dining rooms provide lots of space.

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Sheoak Rest

Sheoak Rest is a relaxing country escape in the heart of the beautiful Clare Valley offering 3 bedrooms, 2 separate living areas, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets, 2 TVs/DVD players, books, and games. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher, Nespresso pod coffee machine (BYO favourite pods) electric oven, and a large family dining table.

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Watervale Retreat

Watervale Retreat is an award winning,  self catering accommodation located in a natural bush setting.  Situated well away from the main house and reception area, we have just 4 cabins in our accommodation park which is used exclusively by our guests to offer a tranquil and secluded getaway.

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Ethel's Cottage

Ethel’s Cottage offers you modern comfort in an historic setting at Leasingham, in the middle of the Clare Valley. This 1850s stone cottage bears the name of a genuine heroine who once lived here. Three queen-sized bedrooms, full kitchen facilities, separate lounge and dining rooms provide lots of space.

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Sheoak Rest

Sheoak Rest is a relaxing country escape in the heart of the beautiful Clare Valley offering 3 bedrooms, 2 separate living areas, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets, 2 TVs/DVD players, books, and games. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher, Nespresso pod coffee machine (BYO favourite pods) electric oven, and a large family dining table.

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Watervale Retreat

Watervale Retreat is an award winning,  self catering accommodation located in a natural bush setting.  Situated well away from the main house and reception area, we have just 4 cabins in our accommodation park which is used exclusively by our guests to offer a tranquil and secluded getaway.

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5 or 10 minutes drive from watervale

Hughes Park Cottage

Hughes Park Cottage and Sir Walters Cottage are situated on the historic Hughes Park. 

Both beautifully appointed and nestled amongst the huge gums of the Skilly Valley.

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Sir Walter Cottage

Hughes Park Cottage and Sir Walters Cottage are situated on the historic Hughes Park. 

Both beautifully appointed and nestled amongst the huge gums of the Skilly Valley.

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Trestrail

Trestrail Cottage is a unique Clare Valley B&B accommodation offering, nestled amongst 40 hectares of picturesque woodland In furthering the romance of place you will now find some rare treats at Trestrail cottage.

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Horrocks Road Lodge

4 guests 2 bedrooms In the heart of the Clare Valley region. 2 minutes walk from the Riesling Trail. Surrounded by vineyards and close to wineries. 

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Hughes Park Cottage

Hughes Park Cottage and Sir Walters Cottage are situated on the historic Hughes Park. 

Both beautifully appointed and nestled amongst the huge gums of the Skilly Valley.

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Sir Walter Cottage

Hughes Park Cottage and Sir Walters Cottage are situated on the historic Hughes Park. 

Both beautifully appointed and nestled amongst the huge gums of the Skilly Valley.

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Trestrail

Trestrail Cottage is a unique Clare Valley B&B accommodation offering, nestled amongst 40 hectares of picturesque woodland In furthering the romance of place you will now find some rare treats at Trestrail cottage.

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Horrocks Road Lodge

4 guests 2 bedrooms In the heart of the Clare Valley region. 2 minutes walk from the Riesling Trail. Surrounded by vineyards and close to wineries. 

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Merry Moose Retreat

Set right in the heart of the Clare Valley Wine Region, the Merry Moose Retreat is surrounded by vineyards and stunning scenery Set in a spacious open planned architecturally designed retreat, with all the modern creature comforts.

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Terrior

The accommodation at Terroir Auburn offers sleek modern fittings, whilst still paying homage to the circa 1860’s building. Newly renovated, these rooms offer a wonderful stay.

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Mt Charmal Estate

The 5 bedroom federation home is set on 100 acres of gum studded valleys. Beautiful views bird life, kangaroos and peace and quiet. Close to wineries and restaurants.

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Trevilla

A range of accommodation in Penwortham has three options, the main house and two one bedroom studios that offer value for couples.

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Merry Moose Retreat

Set right in the heart of the Clare Valley Wine Region, the Merry Moose Retreat is surrounded by vineyards and stunning scenery Set in a spacious open planned architecturally designed retreat, with all the modern creature comforts.

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Terrior

The accommodation at Terroir Auburn offers sleek modern fittings, whilst still paying homage to the circa 1860’s building. Newly renovated, these rooms offer a wonderful stay.

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Mt Charmal Estate

The 5 bedroom federation home is set on 100 acres of gum studded valleys. Beautiful views bird life, kangaroos and peace and quiet. Close to wineries and restaurants.

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Trevilla

A range of accommodation in Penwortham has three options, the main house and two one bedroom studios that offer value for couples.

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Skillogalee Cottages

Skillogalee's Owl and Wren Cottages. In the gumtrees of the Skillogalee Property, just a few hundred meters from the restaurant. 

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Wild Olive Cottage

Wild Olive Cottage is bliss for two - inside this romantic 140-year-old, National Trust listed cottage is the perfect setting for a romantic break. Two storeys of elegance, set in a peaceful garden with a secluded rear terrace overlooking Dennis Creek.

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Dennis Cottage

Dennis Cottage is set in a beautiful, long established garden with a creek running through. Located in the picturesque village of Auburn.

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Leasingham Village Cabins

Leasingham Village Cabins is a great tourist park in Clare Valley for spending quality time with the family enjoying the fresh air. We have a range of cabins and camp sites available for tents, RVs and trailers, with reliable powered sites available.

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Skillogalee Cottages

Skillogalee's Owl and Wren Cottages. In the gumtrees of the Skillogalee Property, just a few hundred meters from the restaurant. 

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Wild Olive Cottage

Wild Olive Cottage is a romantic 140-year-old, National Trust listed cottage is the perfect setting for a romantic break. Two storeys of elegance, set in a peaceful garden overlooking Dennis Creek.

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Dennis Cottage

Dennis Cottage is set in a beautiful, long established garden with a creek running through. Located in the picturesque village of Auburn.

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Leasingham Village Cabins

Leasingham Village Cabins is a great tourist park in Clare Valley.We have a range of cabins and camp sites available for tents, RVs and trailers, with reliable powered sites available.

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A little more luxury

Skillogalee House

Situated right next door the the Watervale Hotel. A modern house sleeping 12 guests. 2 King Rooms and 4 Queen Rooms. Be spoiled as a VIP of the Watervale Hotel.

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Brice Hill

We are a 4½ star bed and breakfast in the heart of the Clare Valley, South Australia. We specialise in luxurious accommodation for couples, all-inclusive romantic retreats. We pride ourselves on quality–along with our 4½ ★ SRA rating we also have Eco-Friendly STAR Accreditation.

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Skillogalee House

Situated right next door the the Watervale Hotel. A modern house sleeping 12 guests. 2 King Rooms and 4 Queen Rooms. Be spoiled as a VIP of the Watervale Hotel.

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Brice Hill

We are a 4½ star bed and breakfast in the heart of the Clare Valley, South Australia. We specialise in luxurious accommodation for couples, all-inclusive romantic retreats. We pride ourselves on quality–along with our 4½ ★ SRA rating we also have Eco-Friendly STAR Accreditation.

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The Heritage Garden

Winner of the 2004 Clare Valley Tourism Award for the most highly commended accommodation in the New Tourism Category 2005. The Heritage Cottage Bed and Breakfast Accommodation is located in the beautiful Clare Valley. We have meticulously restored the original 140 yr old cottage

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Neagles Retreat

The  villas are close enough to one another to enjoy togetherness if you are staying with friends, yet far enough to have privacy and enjoy the stunnig scenery undisturbed. Overlooking vineyards and rolling hills the Neagles Retreat villas are perfect for those looking for a luxurious country escape in the Clare Valley. The region has plenty to offer all year round - all you need to do is turn up and indulge.

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The Heritage Garden

Winner of the 2004 Clare Valley Tourism Award for the most highly commended accommodation in the New Tourism Category 2005. The Heritage Cottage Bed and Breakfast Accommodation is located in the beautiful Clare Valley. We have meticulously restored the original 140 yr old cottage

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Neagles Retreat

The  villas are close enough to one another to enjoy togetherness if you are staying with friends, yet far enough to have privacy and enjoy the stunnig scenery undisturbed. Overlooking vineyards and rolling hills the Neagles Retreat villas are perfect for those looking for a luxurious country escape in the Clare Valley. The region has plenty to offer all year round - all you need to do is turn up and indulge.

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Something Unique

Bukirk Glamping

Bukirk Glamping has been designed as a romantic or group getaway for adults without kids and is nestled in the hills of the Clare Valley, only a 5 min drive to Clare Wineries, Shops & Cafe’s.

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Bungaree Station

Offering 178 years of history, unique accommodation and activities, in the picturesque Clare Valley, staying at this iconic property is an immersive country experience. Guests will stay in beautifully renovated heritage cottages on the 7000 acre farming property. 

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Ossies Homestead Farmstay

Ossies Farmstay is a great way to experience farm life whilst exploring what our region has to offer. Nestled in the Southern Flinders Ranges and just a short drive from the Clare Valley, Jamestown and Crystal Brook, Ossies Farmstay is set on 40 acres amongst the rolling hills and cropping country in mid-north South Australia.

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Bukirk Glamping

Bukirk Glamping has been designed as a romantic or group getaway for adults without kids and is nestled in the hills of the Clare Valley, only a 5 min drive to Clare Wineries, Shops & Cafe’s.

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Bungaree Station

Offering 178 years of history, unique accommodation and activities, in the picturesque Clare Valley, staying at this iconic property is an immersive country experience. Guests will stay in beautifully renovated heritage cottages on the 7000 acre farming property. 

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Ossies Homestead Farmstay

Ossies Farmstay is a great way to experience farm life whilst exploring what our region has to offer. Nestled in the Southern Flinders Ranges and just a short drive from the Clare Valley, Jamestown and Crystal Brook, Ossies Farmstay is set on 40 acres amongst the rolling hills and cropping country in mid-north South Australia.

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Conveniently Clare

The Mill Apartments

Set against a rambling creek bed, The Mill offers six luxury, self-contained apartments in the centre of Clare. Incorporating comfort and convenience, our accommodation is ideal for those visiting the beautiful Clare Valley for a relaxing escape or business.

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The Clare Valley Motel

The iconic Clare Valley Motel is located a few minutes from the centre of Clare in the heart of the Clare Valley. Situated on 16 acres, surrounded by trees and bird life, the Clare Valley Motel has 33 rooms.

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Clare Central Motel

 30 room accommodation motel, restaurant and bar. Clare Central Motel contains various room types to accommodate your needs including self contained family rooms, king kitchenette, spa rooms, twin rooms and disabled rooms.

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Clare Counrty Club

Clare Country Club is located in the heart of the world class Clare Valley wine region, South Australia. 

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The Mill Apartments

Set against a rambling creek bed, The Mill offers six luxury, self-contained apartments in the centre of Clare. 

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The Clare Valley Motel

The iconic Clare Valley Motel is located a few minutes from the centre of Clare in the heart of the Clare Valley. 

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Clare Central Motel

 30 room accommodation motel, restaurant and bar. Clare Central Motel contains various room types to accommodate your needs.

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Clare Counrty Club

Clare Country Club is located in the heart of the world class Clare Valley wine region, South Australia. 

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The Reisling Trail Cottages

Why not rest, relax and recharge in the Clare Valley! Whether it’s a weekend getaway for two, a home away from home, unwinding in the spa or exploring the near-by wineries and restaurants along the Riesling Trail, we have a cottage for you.

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Discovery holiday park Clare

The Discovery Park in Clare is the perfect camping spot with kids.

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St Helen's Cottages

Beautiful cottages in the Clare Valley.

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Chapel

Escape to our restored 1860 White Hut Chapel. Our fully self-contained chapel has a King Size bed with luxury linen and electric blanket.  Explore our pioneering history in our adjoining White Hut cemetery. We are pet friendly.

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The Reisling Trail Cottages

Whether it’s a weekend getaway for two, a home away from home, unwinding in the spa or exploring the near-by wineries and restaurants along the Riesling Trail, we have a cottage for you.

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Discovery holiday park Clare

The Discovery Park in Clare is the perfect camping spot with kids.

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St Helen's Cottages

Beautiful cottages in the Clare Valley.

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Chapel

Escape to our restored 1860 White Hut Chapel. Our fully self-contained chapel has a King Size bed with luxury linen and electric blanket.  We are pet friendly.

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