The Convent

1 5 5.0 (1 review) 
Cnr. Hill & Daly St, Daylesford, Victoria  View Map
Business Hours
Open 7 Days 10am - 4pm
03 9498 3549

Voted in the Top 10 Wedding Venues in Australia. Mysterious and majestic, The Convent will linger in the memory of your guests forever.

The Convent is Daylesford’s most iconic building… nestled atop of Wombat Hill; amidst six acres of enchanting gardens; overlooking the township. Built in the 1850’s for the Gold Commissioner, this amazing building has been lovingly restored… offering today’s bridal couples a truly unique wedding venue.

One magical location for the entire wedding celebration: the ceremony, photos, reception and after-party, along with staying in the Penthouse - The Convent really has it all.

Every part of The Convent has its own distinctive character, tying in modern designs with old world charm. We have art, history, architecture, picturesque gardens, breathtaking views, superb food & wine and warm friendly service.

Everything you are looking for is… The Convent, Daylesford!


For a traditional ceremony, there is The Chapel… for a contemporary style ceremony, there is The Atrium…and if you prefer an outdoor ceremony, there are two amazing garden locations!


The Convent offers you a choice of two stunning reception rooms: the St. Lawrence Room and the St Michael’s Room. You will love the artwork adorned throughout, the architectural features combining the old with the new and the sheer beauty everywhere you turn!

The St Lawrence room seats up to 60 guests… with a dancefloor in the Atrium – your guests will enjoy dancing under the stars. There is a balcony overlooking Daylesford and decking area flowing out into the gardens, which are charmingly back-lit in the evening.

The St Michaels room seats up to 120 guests and includes a dance floor. There are bi-folding doors that open on to the decking which is lit up with festoon lighting - allowing guests to mingle outdoors, yet still be part of the celebration inside. Altar Bar. After the reception ends, you and your guests can continue the celebrations in The Convent’s stylish

Altar Bar.

With cosy couches & plush armchairs, your guests can enjoy jazz music whilst having a few quiet drinks or pump up the volume and party on! The after-party in the Altar Bar is a definite highlight of wedding celebrations. It allows you to let your hair down and party – on with your guests.

The Penthouse.

The Penthouse apartment is also on-site... boasting a boudoir style curtained bed, a luxurious hydrotherapy spa, fully equipped kitchenette, gorgeous views of the cascading gardens and an open-style living area… complete with log fire. Its proximity allows you to slip away for some ”quiet couple time” during the reception… and this stylish suite has all the qualities for a romantic wedding night!

Come see why The Convent is one of the most popular venues today.


Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 24 / Max 200

Price per head

Low $149 / High $ 210


Indoors & Outdoors

Ceremony Guests

Min 5 / Max 150

Time restrictions

1:00 AM

In-house catering


3rd party catering


Event time included

6.00 hours

Music must end by

1:00 AM


5.0" 1  review Review this supplier
26 Oct 2019

The Convent far exceeded our expectations. From day 1, Tina, Marija and the team were hands on and accomodating in helping us plan everything. Their years of experience showed in their organisation and planning - asking all the right questions and ensuring they had everything they needed to get all the details just right. We were able to relax and enjoy our wedding knowing that everything had been thought of and meticulously planned. The service on the day was impeccable and the food was delicious (and plentiful!). Tina was there from managing ceremony entrances to locking up after the last guests left. We can not recommend The Convent more highly. It is so much more than just a beautiful location, it is a one-stop-shop for the perfect day with an experienced, warm and friendly team who take all the stress out of planning a wedding.


Cnr. Hill & Daly St, Daylesford, Victoria

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