Best Airbnbs for Large Groups
With international travel not on the agenda, this is a great time to plan a local getaway or a catch-up weekend with your entire crew. Finding accommodation for 6+ people can be difficult at times, so to make sure you don’t have to sacrifice your stay, we’ve found these Airbnbs to be perfect for many friends.
In the backcountry of the Otways at Wensleydale lies the incredible Charleson Farm, just 30 minutes from Lorne and Torquay, this secluded semi-coastal getaway has enough good stuff to make every guest feel right at home. The house is amazingly designed and appointed with a rustic chic feel, think heavy woods and lots of light, it is also located on a beautiful 100 acre farmhouse with panoramic views of true Victoria country. If that wasn’t enough, it also has a life-changing outdoor spa that overlooks the beaches.
A few minutes drive from Healesville, Coomalie House can only be described as a mid-century masterpiece, with handcrafted stone floors and walls warmed by generous fires. With its Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architectural design, expect minimalist design and open spaces surrounded by native wildlife and greenery. Snuggle up in blankets in one of the best Airbnbs for large groups and enjoy the peace and quiet while enjoying the serenity.
The Yanakie house
PROMONTOIRE DE WILSONS
This one might be simpler and less complicated than others, but Yanakie House sits on the edge of one of Victoria’s crown jewels, Wilsons Promontory. With a minimalist and modern design, you will be able to see the Prom and Corner Inlet from the surrounding fields and open spaces. Take a break from the spacious bedrooms and natural sunlight each morning before heading to the prom for the day for a hike or some action on the beach.
Tussie Mussie brings French-inspired design to a property a short drive from the center of the Mornington Peninsula wine country. This sprawling estate has three buildings you can stay in, complete with sculpture gardens and cottages, a tennis court, and even a seven-acre vineyard. Ditch the main wineries and welcome at your own pace with a stunning outdoor space perfect for a long lunch. Small groups can book one or two of the buildings (choose between the lodge, cottage, or laundry room) if needed, or relax in one of the best Airbnbs for large groups.
Apartment Orignal 2
The best thing to come back to after a tiring day on the slopes is definitely a Japanese-inspired onsen bath to soak up. Rest your bones in the sleek, snowy adjacent Moose 2 Apartment which is located directly on the mountain in the middle of Mount Buller Village. This space has plenty of winter heaters to keep you and the entire Snow Patrol comfortable after a lot of ups and downs. The cozy place offers many views of the Alpine region and allows you to watch the conditions of the day directly from the comfort of your bed.
How often can you and 14 of your closest friends secure your own private lake? Well this Phillip Island vacation will give you just that. Located on a three acre property Lakehouse Estate is a remarkable stay and a contender for the best large Airbnb group, it even comes equipped with its own basketball court, trampoline, and gym. The house is only a short drive from the main drag of Phillip Islands, but has everything you need to stay parked including a long dining table, fireplace and bedrooms out front which overlook your own secluded body of water.
The Wensley is a ten person stay that helps you appreciate the simplicity of minimalist design. This house has been so carefully organized that each square looks like an exhibition, but it still maintains a comfortable and warm atmosphere. Loaded with reclaimed wood and concrete, Wensley’s greatest asset is the secluded and stylish space, stacking around the fireplace and gazing out across the fields or sitting together at the open dining table and kitchen area . The rooms feel like a fairy tale nestled under wooden beams with views of the property and radiant light.
The beautiful three-story Otways Loft is a mix of treehouse, vintage train and raw and recycled materials, in the middle of a forest-like garden. Dark wood panels and low pitched roofs make up this unique property, with the interior combining local wood, train remnants, accompanied by the lush green surroundings, it has a deeply enchanted feel. Tucked away in a small town behind the Great Ocean Road, this is perfect for a group looking to get down to the coast but away from the noise.
BAY OF APOLLO
Huge floor-to-ceiling windows Cypress Hill, it has a contemporary architectural look and a minimalist design. Located just 3 miles from the Great Ocean Road suburb of Apollo Bay, you are far from the heart of the city and end up with the natural beauty of the Otways and all of its greenery and wildlife. The interior has a Very Grand Designs feel with heavy concrete throughout and a large living room with an open kitchen perfect for intimate dining with lots of friends, one of the best Airbnbs for large groups to be sure.
Piccadilly House is adorned with a farmhouse style design with hints of wood, rustic fireplaces, and polished hardwood floors, with sunlight streaming in from every room. Guests can relax in the open dining rooms and kitchen, and admire the artwork adorning the clean white walls. As it is located near the heart of Daylesford, this historic home is close to Wombat Hill Botanical Garden and Convent Gallery, or any cafes or restaurants you might like. By far, this is one of the best Airbnbs for large groups.
You can now stay at Bonnie Doon Holiday Home from The Castle.
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