Say goodbye to boring hotels and experience the beauty of ’boutique’. We believe that a hotel should be brimming with style, plenty of character and a strong sense of place. Somewhere where you can expect a warm welcome and impeccable service with a personal touch. As such, we’ve compiled a list of the Top 10 Boutique Hotels in 2021 that feature impressive architectural design, glamorous interiors, fascinating amenities, and a little something up their sleeve that will make for a truly memorable experience. Enjoy!

Jackalope Hotel

1. Jackalope Hotel

Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

A boutique hotel set within Willow Creek Vineyard, Jackalope blends art, design, and storytelling concepts to create a unique guest experience.

Flynn, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel

2. Crystalbrook Flynn

Cairns, Queensland

A stunning new boutique hotel in Cairns, Crystalbrook Flynn is located right on the Esplanade boardwalk and is the perfect place to explore the area.

Lake House

3. Lake House

Daylesford, Victoria

Perched on the shores of Lake Daylesford, Lake House is a luxury spa hotel in the heart of Victoria’s Spa Country just 90 minutes from Melbourne.

Adelphi Hotel

4. Adelphi Hotel

Melbourne, Victoria

Engage your senses at the Adelphi Hotel, a luxury boutique accommodation with 34 stylishly-appointed rooms & suites set in the heart of Melbourne.

Mount Lofty House

5. Mount Lofty House

Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Formerly the manor of politician & businessman Arthur Hardy, Mount Lofty House is a luxurious historic retreat in the picturesque Adelaide Hills.

COMO The Treasury

6. COMO The Treasury

Perth, Western Australia

Set in buildings dating back to the mid-19th Century in the revitalised historic part of Perth, COMO The Treasury features spacious rooms and is the ideal point to explore beautiful Perth.

Art Series - The Fantauzzo

7. Crystalbrook Vincent

Brisbane, Queensland

A bold, modern hotel mixing art and design to create a unique experience in Brisbane. Located beneath the iconic Story Bridge, a stay at Crystalbrook Vincent will stimulate the senses.

Spicers Potts Point

8. Spicers Potts Point

Sydney, New South Wales

Enjoy a quiet weekend without leaving the city at Spicers Potts Point, a refurbished 19th-century boutique hotel close to Sydney CBD and the Harbour.

The Old Clare Hotel

9. The Old Clare Hotel

Sydney, New South Wales

Nestled in the heart of Sydney, The Old Clare Hotel is a stylishly-designed boutique hotel with a collection of 62 fabulous and well-appointed rooms.

Ovolo Nishi

10. Ovolo Nishi

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Located in the heart of Canberra, Ovolo Nishi is a stunning boutique design hotel, perfect for lovers of art & culture.

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Image Credit: Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne, Australia


Mat is a self-confessed travel addict who has lived and travelled extensively around the world. One of the co-founders of View Retreats, he has a passion for impressive architecture, interior design, and exceptional service …. which, unsurprisingly, are all the hallmarks of the View Retreats collection!