Bed and breakfast at a cosy guest lodge in Balaklava

Our bed and breakfast in the Clare Valley is the perfect getaway

Welcome to The Matchbox House Bed & Breakfast, one of the premier bed and breakfasts in the Clare Valley region

If you’re after a relaxing getaway, then look no further. Our cosy bed and breakfast in Balaklava is designed especially to help our guests unwind. Group bookings of 6 to 8 people can also be enjoyed.

Built in 1906, The Matchbox House Bed and Breakfast is a delightfully renovated state heritage listed accommodation, in close proximity to the Clare Valley wine and art region. With lovely rural balcony views, head out and explore the best wineries this area has to offer, or remain at your doorstop to enjoy the Balaklava races and scenic rural surrounds.


Located in the beautiful, quiet town of Balaklava, and conveniently close to Auburn, the Clare Valley, and Watervale, we aim to make every visitor feel at home.

Our bed and breakfast is just a short (approx 1 hour) drive from Adelaide and is the perfect weekend getaway, or a wonderful way to experience the Balaklava races and other local attractions. At The Matchbox House Bed & Breakfast, our priority is our guests' comfort. Our luxurious accommodation is well suited for all ages.


Looking for a great place to relax in the Clare Valley?

Overlooking the racetrack, rural views can be enjoyed from the balcony with a coffee or a glass of wine, and located at 2 George St., in the centre of Balaklava.

For directions to our cute and cosy bed and breakfast, please consult the map on the contact page or feel free to contact us via phone or e-mail.