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Set within East Gippsland’s lakes and wilderness region, Araluen Park Cottages boasts a unique setting amongst some of Victoria’s most beautiful countryside. Enjoy the tranquility of sustainable living whilst being only minutes from the coastal town of Lakes Entrance and the vast Gippsland Lakes. With finely restored antique furniture, ornate plaster finishes and original handcrafted lead-light window features, the cottages offer a minimal environmental footprint without compromise to the comforts of country living.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Cooma Airport191 km
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Peter and Marie are wonderful hosts who have done an excellent job providing a comfortable self-catering sojourn away from the crowds. They welcomed us on arrival and offered many tips on where to observe the many birds and other wildlife in the area. Our Lomandra...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Spooky T
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We stayed at Lomandra Cottage for four nights, and were very much awed by the rich gully which supplied many varied birds to observe and photograph. Peter and Marie Ann were very generous with their time and knowledge, sharing with us the different species of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Spookybaby
Response from Araluen_Park_Cottage, Owner at Araluen Park CottagesResponded 3 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It is always a pleasure to have guests staying with us that share our love of nature, and in particular our native birds. When you indicated that you wanted to see a Rose Robin, I was doubtful that you...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We booked Lilly Pilly cottage for our Easter break. It was amazing Peter and Marie you have an amazing place all the little extras just made our stay just perfect. You both should be very proud of what you do. Thank you so so much...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Donnamhines
Response from Araluen_Park_Cottage, Owner at Araluen Park CottagesResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay, and it is so good to get your feedback - means that we are getting it right. Your king parrots are missing you - they were back at the cottage again yesterday...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Well, not exactly *with* the birds, but the claw-foot bath on the verandah of Dianella Cottage is right next to a bird bath. It's been very dry in Victoria and so the bird bath was rarely without visitors - thornbills, whip birds, fantails, Wonga pigeons,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Kim J
Response from Araluen_Park_Cottage, Owner at Araluen Park CottagesResponded 2 April 2018

So glad that you enjoyed your stay in Dianella Cottage, and that you were able to appreciate the visits by some of our locals. It never ceases to amaze us just how many species of birds we have in our bush, and how cooperative they...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

This was our 3rd stay at Araluen Cottages and each time it's harder to leave. The cottages are extremely comfortable, beautifully clean and well presented with every thing you need provided to help make a great stay, even down to wild bird food as the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Ashbum
Response from Araluen_Park_Cottage, Owner at Araluen Park CottagesResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We feel privileged that you choose to choose to come back and stay with us, and we are sure that the birds were grateful too. Enjoy the rest of your holiday in our beautiful country and hope to see...More

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"The 4 cottages are all beautifully presented and set in their own private gardens"
5 Feb. 2018
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"The entire cottage is set in a very lovely and quiet surrounding. It has a balcony overlooking bushes..."
22 Apr. 2016
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"In the hills away from town all cottages peaceful, private and quiet"
19 Mar. 2016
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"All the cottages are delightful"
6 Jan. 2016
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USD 135 - USD 160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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