The Best Hotels and Places to Book Your Stay in Epping, Victoria

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Photo of Cassie Wilkins
10 November 2021

Established in 1853, the once tiny village of Epping, Victoria, is now a thriving suburb that combines city life with country living, just 20km (12mi) north of the Melbourne central business district (CBD). From heritage B&Bs to luxuriously appointed aparthotels, take your pick of the finest hotels in Epping, bookable on Culture Trip.

Mantra Epping, for a sophisticated suite on Cooper Street

A large bed faces a wall-mounted TV in a Mantra Epping room, with views through the floor-to-ceiling window towards green fields beyond
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A snazzy glass-fronted hotel with a hip brewpub and standalone restaurant that are both well worth a visit. The contemporary design and countryside vistas here perfectly encapsulate Epping’s country-meets-city vibe; it’s easily one of the best hotels in Epping. Expect huge, airy rooms, a great gym and even ports for electric vehicles, so you can charge up while you recharge.

Quest Epping, for an independent stay above the Pacific Epping shopping centre

A living area at Quest Epping, with a flat-screen TV, sofa and various other seating options - including on a balcony overlooking treetops and roofs
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Rising over Epping Plaza’s Urban Diner entertainment precinct, you’ll find Quest Epping, a stylish aparthotel with a luxury home-from-home vibe. Their designer studios and apartments include everything you could need for a comfortable getaway: friendly staff, a gym and all the main sights on your doorstep.

Quest Bundoora, for a comfortable studio near Plenty Gorge Parklands

A large bed in a Quest Bundoora room, with a wall-mounted TV and skyline views through the window
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Quest Bundoora might be a ten-minute drive from Epping, but with the complimentary weekday morning shuttle service conveniently dropping you anywhere within a 15km (9mi) radius, there’s even more to explore. Once you’re done, return to one of several classy rooms and apartments furnished with Quest’s signature minimalism, a lovely al fresco barbecue area, and the great dining options of Uni Hill, just around the corner.

Eltham Gateway Hotel, for a spa suite near Diamond Creek

A large bed in an Eltham Gateway Hotel room faces a desk and a cabinet with a flat-screen TV on top
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A gateway to both Yarra Valley and shopping at Plenty Valley, this Eltham hotel offers a plush place to rest your head, just 20 minutes by car from Epping. For an extra indulgent twist, splash out on one of their two spa rooms, with huge king beds and double whirlpool baths. You could even push the boat out and order room service while watching a movie on the large TV.

Nightcap at Coolaroo Hotel, for the ultimate night’s sleep near Upfield

A large bed in a room Nightcap at Coolaroo Hotel room faces a desk with a chair
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Just 12km (7.5mi) from Epping, Nightcap at Coolaroo might have some of the comfiest beds in the whole of Melbourne. Expect bright double and triple rooms alongside spacious self-catered apartments. Downstairs, the bistro offers traditional Aussie pub grub, while the separate sports bar is perfect for a game of pool.

Austin Rise Bed and Breakfast, for a warm welcome in Heidelberg

A double bed in a room at Austin Rise Bed and Breakfast, Heidelberg, with a window on one side and two cushioned chairs on the other
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From the moment you walk into Austin Rise, you’ll see why this family-run B&B is beloved in Melbourne. The characterful home offers three ensuite rooms and a shared kitchen and deck, all next to the gardens of Heidelberg, a 20-minute drive south of Epping. Enjoy the flower-filled garden and outdoor pizza oven in summer, and the cosy log burner in winter.

Quest Preston, for a self-catered apartment near the metro station

A view past two seats on a balcony at Quest Preston over bushes and roofs beyond
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Quest Preston is an ultra-modern aparthotel with 79 designer studios and suites, halfway between Epping and the CBD. Expect chic and comfy furniture, private balconies and a shared gym. For the ultimate laid-back holiday luxury, opt in for the pantry shopping service. The concierge will deliver groceries straight to your door, so you can enjoy home-cooked food in your kitchen without having to brave a run to the shops.

Hyatt Place Melbourne Essendon Fields, for a convenient stay close to Melbourne Airport

A double bed in a large Hyatt Place Melbourne Essendon Fields room, opposite a corner sofa
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The four-star Hyatt Place is an elegant affair with an on-site gym and restaurant, manicured gardens and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering vistas over the Macedon Ranges and Melbourne cityscape. It’s conveniently located between Melbourne Airport, Epping and downtown. A free shuttle service to the airport and 24/7 reception make checking in and out a breeze, no matter what time you fly.

For ideas on what to do, discover our guide on the best weekend trips and getaways from Melbourne.

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