Barely an hour and a half drive from Melbourne, Clifftop is situated on more than three acres of prime Phillip Island property. It is blessed with panoramic ocean views, private access to beautiful Smith’s Beach and a rolling country setting.

Clifftop’s new owners are in the process of lovingly refurbishing the facility to maximise the comfort and pleasure of our guests.  Its ongoing transformation will delight first time visitors and returning friends.

Summer holidays, winter escapes, weekend getaways, romantic interludes … Clifftop is an idyllic destination.

Whatever the season or occasion, you will find comfort and tranquility here, a perfect place to snuggle down and enjoy each others company or a wonderful base from which to explore Phillip Island’s natural landmarks and local attractions, .

The Hotel

As you drive up tree lined private driveway you can shed the concerns of every day life, arriving at a place of peace and comfort which will allow you to relax and renew.

The Top Room.

Clifftop’s top room is a lovely place to spend an hour or two.  Featuring cathedral ceilings, a double sided wood fire, floor to ceiling windows and spacious deck it is a wonderful place to have a coffee or a glass of wine overlooking our breathtaking views.  In the winter curl up in front of the fire with a book or sip a warmed winter cider as you watch the storms roll past. In the summer sit on the deck in the sunshine and watch the ocean and the surfers on beautiful Smiths Beach.

The Bar

Clifftop is fully licensed and is pleased to offer a selection of beer, quality spirits and a small selection of carefully chosen wines.

As a licensed premises Clifftop acts in accordance with all Victorian Liquor Licensing legislation. We respectfully request that you refrain from bringing alcohol onto the property.

The Accommodation

Each of our eight guest suites has its own personality, with  furnishings and outlooks to delight even the most discerning traveller. All rooms are spacious and stylish  featuring  comfortable beds and crisp linens in addition to:

  • Reverse cycle air conditioning and heating
  • Balcony
  • Bar fridge
  • Lounge area
  • Non-Smoking
  • Ensuite
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board/iron
  • Television
  • Tea/coffee facilities
  • Ocean Views
  • Blu-ray/DVD Player (Movies not provided)


Premium Suites

Situated on the upper level, Clifftop’s premium suites offer fabulous ocean views.  Sip champagne and soak up the sunshine on the wrap around balcony or turn up the heat and watch the winter storms from a perfect vantage point.

Guest Rooms

Situated on the lower level, Clifftop’s guest rooms feature a natural outlook into the grassed areas of the property where you can see wallabies, echidnas and exciting variety of land and sea birds.

Spa Suites.

Very popular with our guests are the Clifftop spa suites.  Offering luxurious double spas, queen sized beds and blissful privacy these rooms are sure to offer a comfortable stay.

Extra beds can be provided in some rooms and children over the age of 5 are welcome  by prior arrangement.