Cheap Accommodation Margaret River (Our Top 13 In 2023)

Heading down south on a budget? Looking for some cheap accommodation in Margaret River? We’ve rounded up 13 of the best cheap accommodation Margaret River below!


We can’t be fancy all the time right? Sometimes you just need a cozy, comfortable room to lay your head. Or perhaps you’re like me and have a large family so you need a couple of extra bunk beds included. I get it.


There is plenty of budget accommodation in Margaret River. I live locally and I am an expert on Margaret River accommodation and activities so you can trust my guide will have you covered.


Whether you’re a family, traveling friends, a couple or a solo backpacker I’ll have a place to suit you and your budget right here in this comprehensive list of cheap places to stay in Margaret River.


You’ll be booking your next trip down south in no time (without breaking the bank). How exciting!


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Photo: Edge Of The Forest Motel

1) Edge Of The Forest Motel

Perfectly located close to the river and a short stroll from the main street of Margaret River you’ll find Edge Of The Forest Motel


Edge of the Forest motel offers clean and comfortable rooms sleeping 2, 3 or 4 guests in their various room types. Surrounded by towering Karri’s and National Park you’ll really get that peaceful Margaret River feeling.


You are located close to the popular mountain bike trails and walking tracks as well as cafe’s, shops, and restaurantsBonus, there’s also secure bike storage available.


Address: 25 Bussell Highway, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 2351


Photo: Rosewood Guesthouse

2) Rosewood Guesthouse

You might be surprised to see Rosewood Guesthouse in this guide as they are known for their touch of class. For a luxury bed and breakfast, you’ll find they are delightfully affordable!


Rosewood Guesthouse is ideally suited to couples looking for a convenient and comfortable stay in Margaret River. They offer a range of rooms at different price points so you can ensure your stay is within your budget. 


Of course, with a bed and breakfast stay like this you’ll also experience the added value of having a freshly made, from local ingredients, breakfast included.


Address: 54 Wallcliffe Rd, Margaret River

Phone: +61 8 9757 2845


3) Stay Margaret River

Stay Margaret River is one of the most well-appointed, cheap hotels in Margaret River. They are located a short 15-minute stroll into the heart of Margaret River town but also have an onsite restaurant called Willow Grill if you’d prefer a night in.


Stay offers a number of different room types to suit couples, friends, and families including semi-self-contained apartments. 


There is a large on site meeting and convention room as well so Stay is perfect for groups or corporate guests.


Address: 54 Wallcliffe Rd, Margaret River

Phone: +61 8 9757 2845


Photo: Caves Road Chalets

4) Caves Road Chalets

Caves Road Chalets are nestled amongst 64 acres of natural bushland offering a really peaceful holiday experience. The chalets are comfortable and well appointed with air-conditioning, a wood-fireplace (cozy!) and extras available such as portacots and highchairs for families.


Caves Road Chalets are conveniently located only 15 minutes from Margaret River town and close to nearby Caves Road breweries and wineries.


The chalets sleep from 2-5 guests and are self-contained. They really tick all the boxes for a value-packed, affordable accommodation in Margaret River.


Bonus: They are DOG-FRIENDLY and also feature in our dog-friendly accommodation guide


Address: 5023 Caves Road, Gracetown, WA, 6284


Phone: + 61 8 9755 5266


Photo: Magaret River Motel

5) Margaret River Motel

If you are looking for CHEAP, CLEAN, COMFORTABLE accommodation SUPER CLOSE to town, Margaret River Motel will tick the box for you.


Margaret River Motel is a short 4-minute walk from the main street and local shops and restaurants. They have a range of room types to suit singles, friends, corporate guests, and families. 


Facilities at the Margaret River Motel also include a tennis court, laundry, swimming pool as well as some spa suites! Yep, you get all of that for low nightly rates making them one of our favorite options for Margaret River accommodation that’s cheap.


Address: 18 Farrelly Street, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 3177


6) Margarets Forest Holiday Apartments

Margarets Forest Holiday Apartments are close to town, with walking tracks, and mountain bike trails. They represent a superb value by giving you everything you need in a place to stay.


The apartments are tastefully styled, clean, and self-contained. They even have a dishwasher, washing machine, and dryer. Basically, these lovely townhouses are the perfect home away from home.


Bonus: They offer midweek specials! So get onto those hot rates!


Address: 96 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9758 7188

Photo: Bushy Lake Chalets

7) Bushy Lake Chalets

Another surprising appearance on this cheap accommodation in Margaret River guide but despite being a beautiful place to stay, Bushy Lake Chalets is also VERY affordable.


We love Bushy Lake Chalets as they are close to town (5 minutes), set amongst nature, clean, comfortable AND 4.5 stars! Need we go on? 


Ok, we don’t need to but we will. They have chalets up to three bedrooms so can fit families and have everything you’d expect and more from a self-contained cottage. 


Address: 26 Eucalyptus Court, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 9677


8) Heritage Trail Lodge

Heritage Trail Lodge is a hidden gem. Only 300m from the town center but set amongst nature in the Bramley Forest so you’ll still feel a world away.


We love Heritage Trail as it’s a small boutique-style accommodation offering well-appointed, comfortable rooms at affordable rates. 


They offer an included bottle of champagne for three-night stays and also have special winter rates helping them sneak into this list!


Margaret River Brewhouse is right next door, they serve excellent meals and also have our favorite red ale on tap which you can read more about here.


Address: 31 Bussell Highway, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 9595


9) Margarets In Town Apartments

If you’re looking for a central, self-contained option close to town this is probably it! Margarets In Town Apartments sleep from 2 to 6 guests in a variety of room configurations.


A short stroll to the hustle and bustle of the main street including shops and restaurants with ample parking and top-notch facilities you can’t go wrong for the price. 


There’s a Thai restaurant just across the road and heaps of other takeaway options nearby if you just want to grab a bite and relax after a long day exploring.


Address: 6 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 2033


10) Margaret River Holiday Cottages

Margaret River Holiday Cottages are a gorgeous, family-run accommodation option only 2km from Margaret River town. They have amazing facilities including a communal fire pit, indoor heated pool, and even farm animals to interact with


They get a coveted spot on this list because they offer

  • Discounted rates for three, five, and seven night stays
  • Preferred rates for return guests


How’s that? You get to stay somewhere awesome with your family and then get rewarded for your loyalty on your next trip down south.


Address: 185 Boodjitup Road, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 2185


11) Surfpoint Resort

Surfpoint Resort is located about ten minutes from town, close to both Prevelly and Gnarabup beaches. In fact, they are only a short 5-10 minutes walk away from some of the best beaches in Margaret River!


Surfpoint resort offers clean, cheap rooms (some) with communal bathrooms, a common area, and shared kitchen facilities. 


They are easily accessed from the Cape to Cape track making them the perfect base for hikers.


Address: 12 Reidle Drive, Gnarabup Beach, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 1777


12) Central Avenue Apartments

Central Avenue Apartments are premium 2 x 2 apartments at a fair rate. Located an easy walking distance to the main street of Margaret River, Settlers Tavern, IGA, and other specialty stores they are a convenient and classy option.


They are modern and contemporary in style and best suited to couples. The value here is in the self-contained facilities and the option to share your apartment with another couple. 


They also offer reduced rates for midweek or long stays.


Address: 1 Charles W Avenue, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9758 7025


13) Higgins Lane Motel

Looking for cheap Margaret River accommodation? You’ve come to the right place. Higgins Lane Motel is super affordable and right in town.


Formerly the Margaret River Hotel, it has undergone some rebranding, and refurbishment and now forms a welcome addition to our cheap hotels in Margaret River recommendations.


Simple, clean rooms in a convenient location to suit corporate guests, couples or families on a budget.


Address: 55 Willmott Avenue, Margaret River, WA, 6285


Phone: + 61 8 9757 0220


There you have it folks! Our cheap accommodation wrap-up features 13 hotels, motels, and self-contained apartments… but it doesn’t stop there!


If you’re looking to cut the budget even further the Margaret River Region offers oodles of EPIC camping spots which we are delighted to share with you!



I hope you’ve enjoyed my guide to cheap accommodation in Margaret River. I trust you’ve found a place to rest your head, have a weekend away with mates, or even bring your whole family to Margaret River on a budget. 


The standard of accommodation and services in the area are high but that does not mean you need to break the bank to holiday here. 


There are plenty of places in our guide that pride themselves on offering clean and comfortable rooms at a rate you can afford. 


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