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Looking for accommodation in Torquay? This bustling Great Ocean Road resort town has plenty of cafes, restaurants and shops as well as surfing and swimming beaches. This is a popular spot for those who wish to discover the Bellarine Peninsula as well as check out the surf at nearby Bells Beach. If you’re looking for places to stay in Torquay, check out our handpicked options from caravan parks to Airbnbs, hotels, apartments and resorts.
Torquay hotels, resorts and apartments
In Torquay you’ll find several hotels, resorts and apartments that offer a range of accommodation in this town to suit visitors wanting a family break or romantic escape. Typical amenities include free parking and WiFi, swimming pool, BBQ facilities and air-conditioned rooms.
RACV Torquay Resort
RACV Torquay Resort is located around half a mile from the seafront, and offers guests a multitude of amenities. The resort has an indoor pool, sauna, wellness, fitness and business centres, tennis courts and a games room. Some of the air-conditioned rooms have balconies with ocean views. There are bars and restaurants on site and the property is next to Torquay Golf Course > click here to book
Wyndham Resort Torquay
Wyndham Resort in Torquay is another well-appointed property, offering hotel-style rooms or apartments. The resort has views over Zeally Bay, and is just five minutes’ drive from Bells Beach. You can also reach Torquay’s main beach in five minutes on foot. A play park, indoor and outdoor pools, BBQ area, spa pool and fitness centre make this resort suitable for families and couples > click here to book
The View on Grossmans
Located within its own attractive gardens, The View on Grossmans offers Torquay accommodation in private rooms or a self-contained chalet. The gardens include entertainment and BBQ areas, tennis court and swimming pool, while inside guests benefit from air-conditioning, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Cafes, restaurants and shops are under five minutes’ walk away and rates include a continental breakfast > click here to book
Torquay Tropicana Motel
Torquay Tropicana Motel is ideal for those who wish to stock up on surf clothing while in town, as the outlets can be reached via a ten minute walk. Bells Beach is ten minutes by car. The motel has an outdoor pool, BBQ area and free parking, and all rooms overlook the garden. Facilities provided include kitchen equipment such as kettle, fridge and microwave, hairdryer, toiletries and flatscreen TV > click here to book
Airbnbs in Torquay
We’ve handpicked the very best Airbnbs in Torquay so you can choose between deluxe holiday homes sleeping between two and eight people. An Airbnb offers the ultimate in privacy and flexibility during your stay in the Great Ocean Road area.
Brae Pool House – sleeps 2
Brae Pool House is a Torquay holiday house with a pool that’s perfect for two. This studio property is located high in the hills of Bellbrae, offering guests panoramic views over Torquay and the Spring Creek Valley. Inside, there is a king sized bed, bathroom, kitchenette and wood burner, while outside you can use the baby Weber BBQ and outdoor claw-footed bathtub > click to view listing
A Home among the Gum Trees – sleeps 5
This Torquay airbnb is a newly renovated countryside property set among the eucalypts of North Torquay. Two bedrooms make this house suitable for a couple, small group or family, and there are queen, double, single and trundle beds. Upon request the host can provide a baby bath, highchair and portacot too. The house has a private furnished BBQ and seating area, and guests may also use the pool and play park at the host’s home > click to view listing
Zeally’s on the Park – sleeps 6
This Torquay house has three bedrooms and one bathroom, and can accommodate up to six guests. Once you park up at this property you can leave the car just where it is, as Torquay beach and town centre are just a minute’s stroll away. The house is also directly opposite central Taylor’s Park, making this a great family option. The host provides everything you need for self-catering, including condiments and an outdoor BBQ. They can also supply a portacot and highchair upon request > click to view listing
Jan Juc Beach House – sleeps 8
This holiday home provides luxury accommodation in Torquay, run by an Airbnb superhost. The house is stylish, modern and flooded with light, can can sleep up to eight guests in four bedrooms. Jan Juc beach is 15 minutes away on foot, while you can drive to Bells Beach in five minutes. The house overlooks the golf course as well as the ocean, and the garden has a deck, BBQ, outdoor shower and even a vegetable patch. > click to view listing
Holiday and caravan parks in Torquay
Think of a Torquay caravan park and you might expect basic accommodation, but the following two parks actually offer stylish cabins and self-contained cottages too. A range of onsite facilities make such accommodation ideal for families.
Torquay Holiday Park
Torquay Holiday Park can be found on the Surf Coast Highway, just over half a mile from the main beach. Accommodation comprises self-contained cottages, and there are numerous sports facilities on site for playing beach volleyball, cricket, golf and tennis. Inside there is a games room for arcade games, soccer and table tennis. The property also has a covered BBQ area, outdoor pool and spa. All cottages have a microwave, stove and TV, and some have full kitchens or private patios > click here to book
Torquay Foreshore Caravan Park
This caravan site offers cheap accommodation in Torquay – as well as direct beach access. This campground has some stylish cabins for rent too. Torquay’s surfing beach is just a minute away on foot, and it is also good for swimming or fishing. The main town centre can be reached via a 15-minute walk. The park provides several BBQ areas across the site and there are board games and free WiFi in the recreation room. Inside, each cabin has a full kitchen, air-conditioning and TV > click here to book
Where will you stay in Torquay?
The best accommodation in Torquay for you will depend on your budget, priorities and preferences. This area gets busy, so if you’re travelling during school or public holidays make sure you book early to snap up the place you want – at the best possible price.