Why settle for just a house or hall?  Rent your own Hotel

The Eaglehawk Country House Hotel - Maldon is the most beautiful venue for your craft retreat.  It is an Historic Hotel, perfectly equipped for quilters, scrapbookers, knitters and more where you get exclusive use to enjoy your getaway and indulge in your craft.   The Eaglehawk is a fully self contained hotel featuring five luxurious bedrooms, three bathrooms, an additional two powder rooms, full kitchen, lovely Victorian gardens and several beautiful function rooms to enjoy your crafting getaway.

Function ROOMS

Dining Hall - This room features a four metre table with an optional additional four metre extension making up to eight metres of working space.  A light filled room, it provides ample space for everyone to work together.

Breakfast Room - Adjacent to the Dining Hall, this room features an eight seater round table.

Conservatory - A sun filled room overlooking the hotel gardens.  Seating for 10 to 14 people with ample light.

Bar - The original public bar from the Victorian Gold Rush days of 1906. 

Snug - Adjacent to the Breakfast room, an intimate space to relax.

All function rooms feature central heating and air conditioning. 

Click here to take a Virtual Tour of the hotel

Setup and Craft Provisions

We provide the following set up of the function rooms for your craft retreat:

Two additional tables (2 metres each) that can be used as additional workspace in the Dining Hall (in addition to the 4 metre table)

Iron and Ironing board

Light box, cutting board, rotary cutters and a ruler

Power boards on the Dining Hall table for electrical items such as sewing machines

Task lighting on the Dining Hall tables

Task lighting on the Dining Hall Canopy chairs

Task lighting in the Conservatory 


Featuring five bedrooms with flexible bedding configuration between King and Single beds and accommodation for up to 16.  Three bathrooms with an additional two powder rooms.

All linen and towelling provided for your stay

Each bedroom features individually controlled heating and central evaporative cooling


The Eaglehawk is a self catering (and BYO) hotel.  The kitchen is extensively equipped and has a pantry with an array of kitchen basics (oil, spices etc).  Tea and coffee is provided and there are two automatic espresso machines (just bring your coffee beans and/or Nespresso coffee pods).  

If cooking interrupts your craft activities, consider a chef from Miss Prichard's Pantry in Maldon to provide all meals.  Miss Prichard will come into the hotel and provide all meals.  Vegetarian and dietary requirements can be catered for.  A sample menu is shown below

Day 1. 

Breakfast: Fruit salad, greek yoghurt. Warm egg and bacon and tomato tarts, homemade tomato chutney. 
Lunch: Free range chicken, mayo and cucumber point sandwiches. Greek salad.
Afternoon tea: Raspberry baked cheesecake.
Dinner: Italian beef casserole, mashed potato and sautéed greens. 

Day 2.

Breakfast: Ham and cheese croissants, fresh fruit platter. 
Lunch: Spinach and goats cheese quiche, rocket, apple and walnut salad.
Afternoon tea: Orange and almond cakes with passionfruit icing.
Dinner: Oven baked chicken with orange, thyme and cumin. Baked potatoes, pumpkin and red onion.  Green salad.

Day 3.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast: Sourdough toast, homemade jam, croissants. Fresh fruit platter.
Lunch: Baguettes with smoked salmon, cream cheese, dill and capers.
Afternoon tea: Carrot, orange and ginger cake with cream cheese icing.
Dinner: Lasagne, Green salad.

the maldon touch

For the duration of your stay in Maldon, enjoy a discount at the following retailers

20%  off at Maldon's one stop shop for everything quilting and patchwork.

20% off at Maldon's one stop shop for everything quilting and patchwork.

10-20% off at Maldon's Wool Stash

10-20% off at Maldon's Wool Stash



3 night, 4 day stays - Monday to Thursday

Early check-in on Monday at 11am; Late check-out on Thursday at 3pm.
Accommodation for up to 16 guests.
Exclusive use of the hotel including all function rooms and hotel gardens.
Pricing is calculated on the number of guests.

  • from $63 per person per night (that's from $190 per person for a 3 night, 4 day stay)

  • total of $3,040 for 3 nights, 4 days for 16 people


2 night stay - Friday and Saturday nights

Check-in from 2pm Friday (early check-in subject to availability).  Check-out at 10am. Sunday (late check-out subject to availability).
Accommodation for up to 16 guests.
Exclusive use of the hotel including all function rooms and hotel gardens.

  • from $100 per person per night

  • total of $3,200 for 2 nights for 16 people

  • additional nights available from $56 per person


Other information

  • Ample parking at the door

  • Disabled / Accessible bathroom

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Bookings & More Information

Contact us for more information on hosting your Craft Retreat at The Eaglehawk Country House Hotel - Maldon

Contact: Mark Hooper
M: 0408 242 269
E: eaglehawkhotelmaldon@icloud.com

Congratulations to Linden Lancaster from Picola as Runner Up to Best of Show at Quilt Showcase 2018 and winning a Quilting Retreat for herself and 15 of her closest friends at The Eaglehawk Country House Hotel - Maldon

The Eaglehawk is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Victorian Quilters Inc. and Quilters Showcase

Linden's own original design, a whole cloth quilt was designed from the serendipitous shapes & marks made from ice dyeing. The trees & ducks were appliquéd over the background. Machine raw edge appliquéd, embroidered & quilted.