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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cottage fits the dream of a snugly home away from home, up in the mountains. Every little thing was taken care of regarding amenities. The beds were cocoons if comfort and the spa was beautiful and relaxing. I would recommend this for families or romantic escapes. We went with our two primary school girls and they were enchanted by...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We where so glad you enjoyed your stay with us It was great to meet you all and look forward to your next visit. Lesley and Peter.

Warragul, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and i stayed in the spa suite the night of our wedding, it was so sweet, bottle of wine when we arrived, rose petals around the spa, bed was nice and comfortable and a yummy breakfast provided for when we woke up. Perfect place for our first night together as newlyweds :) Lesley was so lovely and welcoming...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay with us on your first night together as a married couple. The Spa Suite is the perfect B&B for this romantic and special occasion. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime. Congratulations to both of you. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic house to stay In. Very warm homey vibe. Very cosey atmosphere at an extermely good price. There were small touches throughout the house which made it obvious the hosts friendly and thoughtful. Would definitely stay there again.

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was great to have you both and thanks for the review. I look forward to the photo! Lesley and Peter.

Latrobe Tasmania Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic cottage! We stayed with friends from the UK and they were amazed, as were we, at the detail Lesley went to to make us welcome and make sure our stay was comfortable. The attention to detail was terrific from port & chocolates to a wonderful cheese platter Lesley thought of everything. I cannot recommend this cottage highly...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us in the beautiful Dandenong Hills! It was great to meet you both and your friends from the UK. Although it was a bit cool you managed to see such a lot while you where here! Thanks for the great review and we look forward to your return visit. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! We were so lucky to stumble across this beautiful cottage! We had a lovely stay and were truly disappointed when our time ended. Our little girl loved Puffing Billy going right past the front door and we loved having the local region at our fingertips. Lesley made our stay even more wonderful - what a gorgeous host! Can't wait...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. It was lovely to meet you and thank you for choosing to stay in our little piece of paradise in the hills!! All the best for the coming event and we look forward to your return visit. Lesley and Peter

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Whistle-Stopover Cottage. Lesley was very welcoming, and the setting was beautiful around gorgeous trees and so peaceful. The cottage was clean and fully stocked with games for the kids, dvds, cooking utensils, everything has been thought of. The decking area was a lovely spot to sit out and enjoy the outdoors and read...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thanks Sharyn for the lovely review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and it was great that the children managed to enjoy the pool! More hot days up here in the hills would help warm up the water although it has been used a lot this summer. Please come back soon and stay longer! Regards,...

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had a fabulous stay at Whistle-Stopover. The hosts were very welcoming, the location was beautiful, and all amenities such as restaurants, cafes and pubs were within close proximity. Everything was catered for, and the cabin clean, cozy and peaceful. Even the dog loved it! Will be back!

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Peter and I are happy you enjoyed your stay with us on this side of the mountain!! Lets hope you return soon and enjoy another quiet weekend. Thank you for your review guys. Lesley.

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The five of us stayed at Whistle Stopover B&B 3 nights very recently! We were so charmed with the beautiful pine cottage, the lush greenery and peaceful surrounds with pleasant birdsong! Emerald park was a short ride away. The cottage itself was clean well presented and had everything to make for a comfortable stay. Lesley had stocked the pantry with...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was great to meet you both and your lovely children. We were so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us and that you all had so much fun in the pool! Peter and I look forward to welcoming you back anytime and thank you for the wonderful review. Its tells us that we are doing all the right...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had the lovely time in your beautiful cottage. The bedding & beds were very comfy, water pressure was good & the extra little touches were a wonderful surprise, the melting moments were amazing. Everything was clean and neatly presented. Such a shame we were only there for one night & couldn't explore the property. Hopefully we can return and...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was great to meet you all and so happy you enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise in the hills. Peter and I look forward to welcoming you back anytime. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I stayed for two nights. The cabin was neat and tidy and we were welcomed with a cheese platter and fresh baked yo yo biscuits which were both divine. Our host was polite and helpful. The cabin was very baby friendly which we appreciated. Eating outside on the balcony was great and the location was stunning! The...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time out to write such a great review! Its lovely that you could spend a few days in our little piece of paradise in the hills!! Yes, the Cottage is very child friendly with all the extras available at no charge such as portacots ,highchairs , stair guards and lots of toys!! We hope to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whistle-Stopover is a luxury Bed & Breakfast situated alongside the famous Puffing Billy Railway track between Cockatoo and Gembrook in a mountain ash forest setting.The train passes by the one acre property twice daily and will stop at Fielder Station to pick up or drop off guests when pre-arrangement is made, from the station it is only a one minute walk and you are back at Whistle-Stopover.At Whistle-Stopover your host Lesley Bock offers two types of accommodation, a three bedroom fully self contained Federation Style Cottage and also a traditional B&B Luxury Spa Suite. Both are suitable for Wedding accommodation with the Honey Moon couple able to luxuriate in the privacy of the opulent Suite and the guests comfortably accommodated in the Cottage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whistle-Stopover

Address: 11 Doonaha Road, Cockatoo, Victoria 3781, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Yarra Valley > Cockatoo
Price Range: $288 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Beautiful house amongst the Dandenongs”
 of 5 bubbles FionaB924, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great for families as cottage sleeps 10. And for the romantic couple a spa suite.”
 of 5 bubbles TessM172, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles jasonthetford, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cottage we stayed in was perfect. The bush setting ensures quietness and an amazing sense of being nestled in the bush”
 of 5 bubbles patriciavF1763ZV, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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