Bishops Palace transports guests back to the prosperous times of the gold rush when Ballarat was one of the richest cities in the country.

The Suites:

This palatial abode boasts six luxurious suites over two storeys, all with private ensuites. Set among four acres of heritage-listed gardens, the meticulously renovated property allows guests to immerse themselves in the 19th-century gothic architecture and décor.


Book a private suite or choose to have exclusive use of the entire property. Each private suite is completely individual, featuring a private ensuite, magnificent bedding and antique furniture. There are two suites located on the ground floor, while the Master Suite, Four Poster Room, Red Room and Gold Room are located on the second floor.


The Property:

You will feel more than noble as you move around Bishops Palace, climbing the grand staircase, roaming the halls with their 18-foot ceilings and heritage-listed gold stencilled paintwork, admiring the ornate original ceiling roses and cornices, and meandering through the manicured gardens that are fit for royalty.


The property boasts a number of common areas including; a library, equipped with a fireplace and antique billiards table, the spa pavilion, formal dining room, parlour, expansive verandahs and balconies, four acres of gardens, a kitchen and laundry. Mingle with other guests or find a quiet spot on your own to while away the hours.


Feel like royalty when you select to have exclusive use of the palatial Bishops Palace for the duration of your stay.


Whether you’re travelling as a couple or group, having the property completely to yourself is an experience that will be remembered forever.


From $1,680.00


From $300

The largest and most luxurious suite in the Palace is the Master Suite, located on the second floor of the building. Spectacularly decorated and featuring views over the gardens and Lake Wendouree, you will truly feel like a master of the house during your stay.



From $180

The Red Room perfectly complements the Palace’s traditional 19th-century gothic style and oozes luxury, elegance and romance. The ornate black furnishings, deep red walls, and faux fur throws and pillows help to create a moody atmosphere in this luxurious space.



From $180

The epitome of old-world romance and charm, the Four Poster Room is located on the second floor of the Palace. The hero of the room is the grand four-poster bed, that originated from a 17th-century Scottish castle, where you are guaranteed a fabulous night’s sleep.



From $180

Located on the second floor, overlooking the beautiful gardens at the front of the Palace, is the Gold Room. Like its namesake, this suite radiates luxury, prosperity and affluence. The perfect suite to choose in a city built on gold.