Novotel Forest Resort Creswick
This new luxury resort is part of a $250 million forest resort development, which also includes a boutique day spa, restaurants, residential community and fishing village. All 144 rooms and suites have balconies and terrific views. Most are one-bedroom although 46 executive rooms boast twin king-size beds, plus there are eight two-bedroom suites with twin ensuites. Other facilities include tennis court, gym, year-round swimming pool, petanque, horseriding and an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Allenby and Tony Cashmore. The property is drought-proof – with Australia’s only privately owned water treatment plant.
1500 Midland Hwy; (03) 5345 9600