Waurn Ponds Estate
Waurn Ponds Estate - be part of our story.
Creating environments where great things happen.
Built by Deakin 22 years ago as a dedicated conference venue, predominantly for our staff, the centre was managed by external companies and branded the Deakin Management Centre (DMC).
Now the Waurn Ponds Estate [WPE] the venue will be managed by Deakin in house, under the Hospitality portfolio and is currently undergoing a refurbishment of the public spaces to complement our other 4 corporate centres and 19 hospitality venues already managed by Deakin.
The WPE will be the contemporary choice in the greater Geelong & Bellarine area, catering to the conference, events, wedding, group, corporate, leisure and weekend markets.
* Waurn Ponds Estate (WPE) @ Deakin in Geelong will be a distinctive 60 room urbane lodge in a rural estate that combines classic design, contemporary facilities and a tailored guest experience…. Everything 5 star without ever using the words!
* With technology rich and sophisticated conference rooms x 2, meeting rooms x 6 and events spaces x 6, trending & urbane dining indoors and outdoors spaces and intimate stylish guest rooms x 57, with the whole property hosting up to 150 people at any one time.
* Our emphasis will be on our people, team and guests; to ensure both experience and are treated, the WPE WAY….a yes can do and do it swiftly attitude matched with generosity, care, respect, skill, style, grace and substance, combined to deliver authentic and true hospitality with old fashion values.
Coming soon; gourmet weekend packages, Friday lunches, high tea, markets and celebrity chefs!