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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Treated ourselves to a weekend at the Villa, and it couldn't have been more special. A stunning B&B that is so much more. A stunning pool and beautiful garden with Mt Buffalo as the backdrop. Our room was lovely, spacious and beautifully appointed with all the little touches that make this place such a stand out. The hosts Ben and... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room we had was excellent as was the housekeeping. The breakfasts were excellent. Although mains as such for dinner were not on the menu the selection of 'bar foods' were filling, of excellent presentation, varied and reasonably priced. The hosts Kristen and Ben were experienced, thoughtful and helpful in making our stay there extremely pleasant. The range of wines... More 

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here as a getaway for our anniversary and are very happy with our choice. We were greeted at the front door by our hosts Ben and Kirsten who made us feel very special from the minute we met them. The accomodation was beautiful with attention to detail. The bar menu was excellent and the choice of wine equally... More 

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VillagustoBen, Owner at Villa Gusto, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review, and we are both glad that you had such a good time. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We returned after nearly six years, two children, and found the hospitality of the new owners Ben and Kirsten impeccable. The pre-dinner Prosciutto De Palma was exceptional as we settled into comfy chairs in front of a nice fire. Ben made all our decisions whether it be heading out for cointreau for margaritas, the choice of wine and the finishing... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Villa Gusto for our anniversary. This cosy, warm chateau is surrounded by picturesque gardens and views of surrounding mountain ranges. It is perfectly nestled away for both peace and privacy. Our hosts were exceptionally hospitable; making us feel very welcome and giving us plenty of advice about local events and activities. We would recommend Villa Gusto to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We spent the most delightful long weekend at Villa Gusto. Our hosts were remarkable. From the moment of our arrival we felt the passion of all things Italian. Our welcome was warm and friendly and we felt immediately at home. The dining area is adorned with Italian vintage posters, books on Italian cooking, as well as a range of magazines... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Went here for weekend with friends. So beautiful although it was clear blue skies. Short trip to Bright. The rooms were great, lovely pool and decks. The main thing was the hospitality and the big communal room. The food was of a very high class and we had an amazing time. Easily spend a very long weekend just chilling out.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We made a last minute decision for a long weekend and booked Villa Gusto. So glad we did, what an amazing place. We've stayed in places all over Europe and America and this is up there with the best. Our hosts Ben and Kirsten just make staying there so easy. Ben has vast wine knowledge and a cellar to match... More 

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Thank Jandkat
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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

NOTE: when reading reviews on Villa Gusto: they reopened to the public in January 2016 and had been closed due to private booking for nearly 2 years. I was rather confused why reviews were so confusing and mentioned different hosts/restaurant until we got there and Ben explained. Our review: we stayed with Ben and Kirsten at Villa Gusto for 4... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We have just had a 2 night stay at Villa Gusto. Ben and Kirsten, our hosts, welcomed us and from the outset attended to our every need. We had dinner both evenings in their restaurant; the quality of the food was outstanding, matched with Ben's extensive selection of wines. The breakfasts were also delicious. The views to Mount Buffalo were... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Gusto Luxury Accommodation is once again open to lovers of luxurious accommodation. Over the last two years we have poured a lot of love and attention in to ensuring that Villa Gusto is the absolute epitome of luxurious splendour, complete with a sumptuous setting overlooking the Mount Buffalo National Park. Who needs to go to Italy when our little slice of Italia is awaiting you? Nestled in the bosom of Mount Buffalo, visiting Villa Gusto is like taking a step away from the every day, and the team will ensure that you feel fully rested; and if you feel the need for refreshment our extensive range of local and international wines await your approval in our temperature controlled cellar. Your hosts Ben and Kirsten Edwards have looked after lovers of food and wine in some of Victoria's highest profile restaurants over 25 years, and their experience of food and wine matching will ensure you have a superb experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Gusto

Address: 630 Buckland Valley Road, Buckland, Victoria 3740, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Buckland
Price Range: RM1,010 - RM1,086 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Poolside rooms are separate from the main building”
 of 5 bubbles monbi, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely but the rooms near the pool offer more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles LisaB120, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are only 7 rooms, all have spa and are on ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles DianneB783, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are all well appointed, but I would have loved to sleep in one of the little villas around the pool”
 of 5 bubbles ChampagneCath, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“all are fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles DavidJ477, 14 Nov 2012 | Read review
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