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Cherry Plum Cottages

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37 Albert Rd, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284 Australia
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#8 of 16 Speciality lodging in Port Fairy
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Cherry Plum Cottages are located in beautiful Port Fairy at the western end of the Great Ocean Road. Just a three-minute drive to the town centre, beaches and the riverfront, the property consists of two separate cottages in a tranquil garden setting. Arrondoon Cottage is a circa 1862 fully self contained two-bedroom stone cottage, constructed from coarse limestone with bluestone quoins in beautiful garden surrounds next to Ardlie Cottage. Ardlie Cottage is cosy one room timber cottage. Ardlie offers seclusion and comfort with all the essentials, including a comfortable double bed with electric blanket and an ensuite bathroom.
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Free parking
Free breakfast
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Adults only
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Air conditioning
Bottled water
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Non-smoking rooms
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Peter J wrote a review Dec. 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I enjoyed a very relaxing three night stay in this delightful location. We were met on our arrival by the owner Dianna, who was very welcoming. The accomodation is a little studio cottage with plenty of character, very thoughtfully prepared. The outlook to the garden is beautiful - even from the bathroom. One could imagine oneself to be out in the countryside whereas it is only a four minute drive to the historic centre of Port Fairy and its many cafes and restaurants. Escaping from the Melbourne lockdown to this haven of tranquility was a delight.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Dianne Williams, General Manager at Cherry Plum Cottages
Responded 3 Dec. 2020
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so happy you had a chance to relax and enjoy the area especially after lockdown. Thank you again for staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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mbloggs wrote a review May 2019
sydney339 contributions196 helpful votes
Cherry Plum Cottages are conveniently located amid pretty countryside just outside of Port Fairy. We stayed in the two bedroom cottage, a lovely old stone building with a wooden extension on the back housing the kitchen and second bedroom. The bed was extremely comfortable and we enjoyed having space in the sitting room to relax as well. It was very cold at night and the heating in the living room and kitchen (electric heater in one, air conditioning in the other) struggled to do the job. Some heating in the bathroom would also help. However the host had left cosy blankets around the place and the bed had good electric blankets. We also appreciated the bottled water left for us as Port Fairy water is undrinkable! This would be a great place for families as there is plenty of room for kids to run around and there's a paddock of curious alpacas at your back door.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from DianneW572, Manager at Cherry Plum Cottages
Responded 21 May 2019
Thank you for the wonderful detailed review. So happy you found the bed comfy and enjoyed the cottage and surrounds. This is the first comment we have had on the heating as usually once the cottage is warm it holds its heat. We also provide heaters in the bedrooms as many of our international guests like to warm up their bedrooms as well. We will however look at options for the bathroom for over the winter months. Thank you again for staying with us and for the wonderful feedback.
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Kresta D wrote a review May 2019
7 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a hidden gem! The staff are so helpful and the little extras such as chocolate and port make for a really special stay. The cottage is just exquisite and everything you need is at your fingertips.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from DianneW572, Manager at Cherry Plum Cottages
Responded 5 Jun. 2019
Thank you so much Kresta. We really appreciate the fantastic review. We are always looking for new ways to make your stay special so I am glad the little extras help.
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Paul F wrote a review Apr. 2019
Glenelg, Australia148 contributions37 helpful votes
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We stayed here on our road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne. Whilst the location is a bit out of the main area of town it’s a great location. The cabins are well appointed with a small kitchenette lounge area and bedroom. The bed was comfy with a heavy weight quilt. The room is heated by a split system a/c which is very effective. The owners provided cereal fresh milk, yoghurt and fruit and bread for toast. There was also a selection of jams and tea and coffee. The special touch included port and chocolates ar the end of the night! There was a tv and DVD player with a small selection of movies. There is also a historical old cottage on site which would have been lovely to get more info and details about. The neighbours was a herd of alpacas which is really coo, to see too.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Two cabins to choose from
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Response from DianneW572, Manager at Cherry Plum Cottages
Responded 1 May 2019
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. So happy you enjoyed your stay at the Cottages. The historical old cottage was the original one on the property and later became their kitchen. The stone cottage is Circa 1862. Thanks again for staying with us.
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The_Mochans wrote a review Apr. 2019
Brisbane, Australia4 contributions1 helpful vote
This place is AMAZING! Absolutely impeccable! The cottage was beautiful, clean and thoughtfully furnished to suit the period. Nothing was overlooked! The hosts went above and beyond in providing everything you could possibly need (including all our breakfast needs, fresh milk, coffee, teas, hot chocolate and added bonus of chocolates and lollies 😉oh and did I mention the fluffy dressing gowns?!) The attention to detail was second to none. So much history in one place!The town is super cute and we wished we could have had more time to explore! We can’t wait to come back and stay for longer!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from DianneW572, Manager at Cherry Plum Cottages
Responded 16 Apr. 2019
Wow! thank you. What a fantastic review. So happy you enjoyed all the little extras we provide. Yes the town has so much to offer. Lots to explore so hopefully you can come back and stay longer next time. Thanks again for staying with us and for the wonderful review.
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USD 93 - USD 168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaVictoriaPort Fairy
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cherry Plum Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Cherry Plum Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Blarney Books and Art (1.1 km), Whale Bone Studio Arts (1.2 km), and Port Fairy Public Cemetery (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cherry Plum Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Cherry Plum Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Cherry Plum Cottages?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Cherry Plum Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cherry Plum Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Blakes, Lemongrass Thai Cuisine Restaurant, and Conlan's wine store.
Are there any historical sites close to Cherry Plum Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting George Dodds Reserve (1.7 km) and Port Fairy Historical Society Museum and Archives (1.8 km).