Set on 12 acres of vineyards and native gardens, Empire Spa Retreat offers a sauna and an on-site day spa. All suites offer free Wi-Fi, luxurious bedding and a flat-screen TV. Built in the 1970's, this stone and timber farmhouse features a guest lounge with a fireplace, comfortable sofas and a DVD library. The terrace and atrium-style dining room both offer stunning views over the vineyards and native bushland. The air-conditioned accommodations options each offer a dining setting, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Some suites feature a patio or balcony and an outdoor shower. Empire Spa Retreat is 6 minutes’ drive from Yallingup Beach and 10 minutes’ drive from Smiths Beach. It is 45 minutes’ drive from the Margaret River wine region. If you wish to make a spa booking at Empire Spa while staying with us, we suggest you to contact us four to six weeks in advance of your booking to avoid disappointment. Reception Hours 9-4pm weekday and 10-3pm weekends and public holidays.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Empire Spa Retreat has been welcoming guests since Apr 11, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 king beds
4 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Dunsborough
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  • Anna
    The grounds and room were beautiful, it was so nice to switch off and really relax. It was good to have a later start (breakfast served from 8am) but it worked well because nothing was open until 10am. 5 minutes out of Dunsborough meant you had...
  • Tarrsha
    The room and general facilities were amazing. Accommodating staff and a great vibe overall.
  • A
    We stayed in the Luxury Villa which was private, spacious and clean. There is a mini kitchenette, bar fridge and microwave - this was helpful for evenings when we planned to stay in and eat. There is also a large spa which was such a treat. Staff...
  • Kenneth
    Ambience, wonderful staff, quietness, Spa and massages.
  • Robert
    The breakfast room was lovely and light. I thought the sheepies on the chairs was a nice touch. The room was not too big which made it comfortable. The spa was the best one I had been to. The massage was great, staff great and facilities 5 star.
  • C
    A stunning, tranquil property, very relaxing, lovely staff, very friendly and helpful. Loved the chef, & his breakfasts. Unfortunately we didn't get to experience the spa - fully booked, so maybe next time.
  • Andrew
    I liked everything about it; room was lovely. The breakfasts were great. Had a wonderful spa experience. In all it was the perfect minibreak
  • Carla
    The facilities, the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, the surrounding nature, fabulous rooms and great breakfast. The staff are always super welcoming which makes a huge impact on the experience.
  • Stuart
    I had an absolutely fabulous stay at this resort retreat. The location was perfect, offering breathtaking bush views and easy access to nearby attractions. The breakfast was delectable, and the staff went above and beyond to ensure a warm and...
  • Belinda
    Amazing facilities, high standard of service and so peaceful and relaxing.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you price match?

    You will need to contact the Retreat directly for rate enquires.
    Answered on 15 April 2021
  • Do you accept leavers or alcohol

    Answered on 28 November 2019
  • Is late checkout available for Tuesday 11 May if I book to stay Monday 10 May please. Thank you

    Unfortunately late check-out is not possible. Please note our normal check-out time is 11.00am Regards, The Empire Team
    Answered on 6 May 2021
  • Hi, I was just wondering what rooms have a fireplace in them? Are they real or gas fired? Thank you, Peta

    Hi Peta, Thank you for your enquiry. Our Luxury Villas which we have 3 in total have a wood fireplace. Kind Regards, The Empire Team
    Answered on 15 July 2021
  • Hi we are planning to stay 30 nov for 1 night 2 adults. we have our 3 year old son with us. can he stay too? we will take full responsibility of him, thank you

    Thank you for your questions. Unfortunately we are an adults only retreat. Kind Regard The Empire Team
    Answered on 6 November 2020
  • children 13 years old can accompany by parents?

    Hello and thanks for getting in touch. We are an Adults Only Retreat and all guests must be 18 years old. We are a destination for parents to have a ..
    Answered on 9 June 2022
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Empire Spa Retreat
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Express check-in/out
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Key access
    • Adults only
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Full-body massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Body wrap
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Massage
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Empire Spa Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash is not accepted Empire Spa Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Empire Spa Retreat in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

    Please note that there is a 2.75% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.

    Please inform Empire Spa Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Empire Spa Retreat

    • Check-in at Empire Spa Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Room options at Empire Spa Retreat include:

      • Suite
      • Villa
      • Studio

    • Guests staying at Empire Spa Retreat can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • À la carte

    • Empire Spa Retreat is 2.7 miles from the center of Dunsborough. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Empire Spa Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Empire Spa Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Body scrub
      • Beauty services
      • Couples' massage
      • Spa facilities
      • Neck massage
      • Facial treatments
      • Full-body massage
      • Body wrap
      • Foot massage
      • Body treatments
      • Back massage