Historic Ranelagh, 1875, Dubbo's most prestigious heritage home with over 650m² of living area offers a unique, old fashioned, self-catering, Australian guesthouse experience.

Able to accommodate up to 20 guests in comfort Ranelagh offers two lounge rooms, eat in country kitchen, a full size billiard room, library, home cinema, antique and period furniture, open wood fires, extensive verandas, full size lit tennis court and swimming pool, all on acres only 2 kms to Dubbo’s CBD.

Ranelagh offers six double bedrooms which can be booked individually or secured all together for the exclusive use of larger groups.

From individual guests to couples, families or larger groups whether for one night stays or extended breaks Ranelagh’s combinations of rooms (including some adjoining) and bedding configurations can suit any guest’s accommodation needs to guarantee comfort and a memorable stay.

Ranelagh has truly become a traveler's destination in its own right.

We welcome you in sharing Ranelagh


Whether you want to be active or just sit back and relax, Ranelagh offers a diversity of choice. Outside, you can walk around Ranelagh's sweeping lawns and gardens, take in the nature reserve at the Macquarie river across the road, swim in the salt water pool or play tennis on the fully lit tennis court.

Inside, play snooker or pool on the full size table, bask in front of an open fire and revel in the period architecture of Ranelaghs formal lounge, the perfect place to enjoy a book or an afternoon nap. Relax with a glass of wine while you watch a movie on the big screen. Our home theatre has an overhead projector, a large 3 metre screen and surround sound. Choose a movie or simply watch TV. We have a selection of DVDs or bring your own.

For those who prefer to cater for themselves Ranelagh offers a spacious, well equipped eat in kitchen with oven, microwave, double door fridge with freezer and ice maker, dishwasher, all crockery, cutlery and serving dishes and a generous dining setting for 10.


Ranelagh was built in 1875 for Joshua Gill who wished to accommodate his large family of 10 children. Ranelagh was built in a stately manner, which is unrivalled in Dubbo, even by today's standards, to reflect Gills status as a prosperous local merchant. Gill owned the first general store in Dubbo, The Overland Store.

Conveniently located 2 kms from cbd and Dubbos main tourist attractions including Western Plains Zoo, The Old Dubbo Jail, Dubbos 27 hole championship golf course and lots more.


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Old lady Ranelagh Lovely old house & gardens however a somewhat odd feeling not being greeted. Also not having wi-fi seemed a bit remiss in this day and age
Date published: 2015-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Back to Yesteryear Stayed at Ranelagh for one night, but would have happily stayed longer if required. This gorgeous old mansion was full of character and very well maintained inside. The property was full on the night when we were there and there was enough room for privacy and independent activity, eg watching TV or playing pool. We met the housekeeper who was very obliging and helpful. I would definitely stay at Ranelagh again.
Date published: 2015-10-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very average property The linen was fresh and clean but the house was not very clean. It was cold when we arrived and the fires weren't prepared as I'd been told they would be. We found the bedroom door really hard to open and had to call for help. Then we found there was no security lock on it. The house keeper couldn't tell us how to use the large screen TV which we had been looking forward to which restricted us to the rare part of the house.
Date published: 2015-10-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great retreat. The place was awesome. A bit dark inside but very comfortable. We had a great time
Date published: 2015-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property I had an enjoyable stay in this lovely property. The owner Peter was very helpful and I would recommend a stay here next time you are in Dubbo
Date published: 2015-06-05
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Air conditioning, Wheelchair accessible, Washing machine, Parking, Dishwasher

Pets allowed, Wheelchair accessible, Non-Smoking, Events allowed
Pool and Spa Facilities
Indoor pool
Outdoor grill, Tennis
Entertainment and Family
Satellite/Cable, DVD player, Stereo, Parking, Cot
Kitchen and Dining
Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher
Linen and Cleaning
Linens provided, Clothes dryer, Iron and board, Washing machine, Towels provided
Heating and Cooling
Air conditioning, Fireplace, Heating


Nightly room rates range from $139 a single to $189 a double. $40 for extra beds in room. Two adjoining rooms start at $258. To book all of Ranelagh for exclusive use $944 for first 12 x guests plus $40 for each extra guest up to 20 total. Continental breakfast is provided with all rates.

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
This property has a standard rate of: $159
Unless specified in the rate table or exceptions listed below, the standard rate will apply.
* $159 $318 $1113 1 $40 $40
Additional Costs
Optional costs*
Green Rm - sgl $139 p/n
Green Rm - dbl $159 p/n
Colonial Rm - sgl $139 p/n
Colonial Rm - dbl $159 p/n
Gill Rm - sgl $149 p/n
Gill Rm - dbl $179 p/n
Private Rm - sgl $149 p/n
Private Rm - dbl $179 p/n
Master Rm - sgl $159 p/n
Master Rm - dbl $189 p/n
Fearon Rm - sgl $159 p/n
Fearon Rm - dbl $189 p/n
Fmly Suites 2 x Rms $258 p/n
Extra Guest $40 p/n
All Rooms Exclusive $944 p/n

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 13 beds and can sleep a maximum 20 people.