The Clare Valley is one of South Australia’s most beautiful areas. Home to incredible scenery and some of Australia’s oldest wineries, the Clare Valley is less than two hours’ drive from Adelaide, making it a perfect spot for a weekend trip or romantic getaway. Although there’s plenty of hotel choices for Clare Valley accommodation, some of the most special and unique properties are actually found on Airbnb. To help sort through the huge array of choices in the area, read on for our guide to Clare Valley Airbnb Accommodation!
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Unique Clare Valley Airbnbs
From guesthouses to cottages, villas and suites, there’s plenty of interesting choices in the Clare Valley. Let’s have a look at some of the best Clare Airbnb choices.
Bed In A Shed
Located in the southern Clare Valley, Bed in a Shed is a unique and beautiful place to stay. It’s situated in a working vineyard, and is a quirky combination of modern touches and recycled materials like exposed wooden beams and corrugated tin walls. With two bedrooms (one with king sized bed, the other with a single bed), it’s a great spot for a couple or a small family. The shed comes equipped with all conveniences, like air conditioning, wifi, fridge, microwave, tea & coffee facilities, and an outdoor barbecue for cooking. Breakfast supplies are also included, making it a great place to relax for a weekend away.
Bed In A Shed Too
Bed in a Shed Too is the larger sister of Bed in a Shed (listed above), with the same convenient location in the southern Clare Valley. As the larger property, Bed Too has three bedrooms with space for up to five guests, making it perfect for a family or two couples. The property comes complete with a full kitchen, outside barbecue, comfortable living area with air conditioning and a fireplace, breakfast supplies, and of course the same quirky mixture of style and recycled materials.
William Hunt's Retreat - Cypress Studio
Located in the cute town of Mintaro, the Cypress Studio B&B is a converted stone barn on the site of William Hunt’s Retreat. With over a hundred years of history, the careful restoration has turned the barn into a magnificent place to stay. With two queen-sized bedrooms (both with en suites), the Cypress Studio also boasts a two person spa, full kitchen, comfortable living area, air conditioning, wood fireplace and much more. There’s several wineries and pubs within walking distance, and complimentary wine and breakfast are both included for your stay as well.
The Olde Lolly Shop Bed & Breakfast
The Olde Lolly Shop B&B is a beautiful stone cottage in historic Montaro. Constructed around 1860, this B&B has been converted from a coach-building business into a luxury getaway, complete with all the modern touches you’d expect. With a generous queen-sized bedroom (complete with electric blankets for those cold winter nights!), a wood heater, two-person spa, wifi, outdoor barbecue, breakfast provisions and a small kitchen, it’s a fantastic place to escape the world and enjoy your trip to the Clare Valley.
Clare Valley Accommodation - Cottages
Aside from the unique Clare Valley accommodation options above, there’s also some fantastic cottages found on Airbnb, Clare Valley. So if you’re looking for Clare Valley cottages, read on for some of the highlights.
Cooke Cottage is a gorgeous 1900s stone cottage, located in the heart of the Clare Valley, just outside the town of Clare. With three bedrooms sleeping up to six guests, it’s a fantastic spot for a large family – or even two smaller families. The cottage is ideally located amongst the vines on an acre block, and is right near the famous Riesling Trail for easy access to the nearby wineries. Fully equipped with a wood heater, leather lounges, a full kitchen, laundry, and a full sized bath, Cooke Cottage is both historic and luxurious, and a perfect base to explore Clare Valley.
Clare Valley Cottage in the Vines
Clare Valley Cottage in the Vines is located just north-west of Clare, right in the heart of the Valley. The fully renovated cottage is surrounded by vineyards and set well back from the road, for a perfect private retreat. The cottage has three bedrooms, each with a queen bed, and is perfect for couples, families or even groups of friends. It’s equipped with a large brand-new kitchen, deep batch, laundry facilities, wood heater, smart TV, and a selection of kids toys and other supplies.
Mulberry House, Watervale
Mulberry House sits in the village of Watervale, along the Riesling Trail and surrounded by green space. Originally built in the 1860s, Mulberry House has been fully renovated and updated to luxurious modern standards, but with its heritage elements still shining through. The large bedroom has a king-sized bed, and elsewhere in the house you’ll find a full kitchen, luxurious bathroom, comfortable living area and a large outdoor space as well. There’s a wood fireplace for those cold Clare Valley nights, and local breakfast supplies are also provided.
Auburn Airbnb & Surrounds
The small town of Auburn sits at the southern edge of the Clare Valley, at one end of the Riesling Trail. Its proximity to some of the best wineries makes it a great place to stay, and there’s several excellent Auburn Airbnb choices available.
Callier Cottage is located right in the village of Auburn. It’s a cute stone cottage dating back to the 1860s, but with a full modern restoration and beautiful country charm. Callier Cottage has two bedrooms – both with queen sized beds – allowing four guests to stay in comfort. It also has several cosy living areas, a full kitchen, fireplace, claw foot bath, outdoor areas, and lovely gardens surrounding the property.
Ashmore Homestead B&B
Located a few minutes drive outside of Auburn, is Ashmore Homestead B&B. Located on a working farm, this homestead has two double bedrooms (one with a queen bed), making it perfect for either a couple or friends getaway. A full cooked breakfast is included, and it’s comfortable year-round: during summer you can swim in the pool, while in winter you can snuggle up near the fire.
Amy's House B&B
Snugly situated among greenery in the village of Auburn is Amy’s House B&B. This two-bedroom cottage has a queen bed in the main room and two singles (or a combined king bed) in the second, and can even host six people with an optional sofa. With comfortable country furnishings and plenty of homely touches, Amy’s House is a beautiful spot to stay. It features a full kitchen, lounge room, air conditioning, a wood heater, spa bath, wifi, and a big screen TV for cosy nights in – with a glass of Clare Valley red, of course!