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The Old Mechanics

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#1 of 3 limited service properties in Healesville
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Relax and unwind in 1 of 4 self-contained modern and unusual apartments, perfect for independent travellers. A lovingly restored historical building in the centre of Healesville. Book today for your next getaway.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary tea
Hiking
Horseback riding
Taxi service
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
Car park
Wifi
Bowling offsite
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
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Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Sofa
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Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
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Kerryn L wrote a review Sept 2023
Victoria, Australia23 contributions4 helpful votes
Clean, spacious, walking distance to the main street, quiet, and super comfy bed with lots of squashy pillows. The apartment has everything you need for a short stay in Healesville and a great night's sleep. The weather was very cold outside, but the apartment was warm and cosy. I would definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Response from Austin Brown, Owner at The Old Mechanics
Responded 10 Sept 2023
Hi k3lee, thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed the facilities and the area during your stay. Regards Austin
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Cass wrote a review Feb 2023
Wantirna, Australia13 contributions1 helpful vote
The accommodation was absolutely beautiful. A very cozy place. Very clean and presented well.. The room upstairs in the en suite was very charming. I would highly recommend this place to anybody to stay. It’s also got parking and you are just behind the main street to walk to everything - shops, cafés, pubs.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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MB wrote a review Jan 2023
Melbourne, Australia50 contributions3 helpful votes
We booked a one night stay as we were looking to spend some time at the four pillars brewery which was just down the road. This place is a hidden gem, I really didn't expect it to look as good as it did. Really clean, easy to find and was quite large. Would definitely return.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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StephenR285 wrote a review Mar 2022
Canberra, Australia795 contributions312 helpful votes
We were two couples and we had an apartment each. Ours was the larger of the apartments and was located on the ground floor with a mezzanine bedroom and bathroom. The aprtment was large, well appointed (although the tv aerial connection was broken and made it hard ro watch tv when we finally decided to turn it on after dinner on our last night) and we had access to a delightful back yard with tables and chairs where we could picnic or go for drinks with lovely warm weather. The building is about 100m from the main road and a wonderful selection of coffee shops, cake shops and small shops.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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darfoody wrote a review Jan 2022
Melbourne, Australia115 contributions78 helpful votes
The owners did a great job in converting an old administrative building into modern serviced apartments. The apartments were very clean and tidy and down a side street away from the main thoroughfare, which is very close. You can walk to all the good spots in Healesville from the Old Mechanics. There is a quiet little private courtyard, ideal for having a few drinks in the evening. The check-in (contactless) instructions were easy to follow. We met the owners who were very friendly and helpful. We have since been back and would stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Ross and Margre... G wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia31 contributions16 helpful votes
We spent one night at The Old Mechanics - wish our stay could have been longer. Our room (4) was clean, spacious and cosy. We sipped a couple of glasses of champers in the very relaxing back patio, walked to the pub for dinner, enjoyed the comfort of the king sized bed, then strolled down the hill for brekkie. A lovely little getaway - just what we needed.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded 4 May 2021
Thanks so much for this fantastic feedback, we really appreciate you taking the time to provide this lovely descriptive review. Regards Ozzie
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Rebecca S wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions2 helpful votes
Honestly perfect in everyway! Ive done a lot of trips away to winery regions an all accom seems to roll into one unless you want to spend a fortune. It's huge, with a seprate bedroom and 2 bathrooms. Close to everything. Great suggestions of things to do a provided by the owners. Wish we stayed 2 nights. Think I will book another night in the future! If you'd like a weekend away with your partner stay here and enjoy the area and the room!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded 4 May 2021
Thanks Rebecca, we really appreciate your very positive review and so glad you enjoyed the uniqueness of the property and the area. Regards Ozzie
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beeceemac wrote a review Feb 2021
Melbourne, Australia37 contributions21 helpful votes
Our apartment was clean and spacious with modern furnishings. The bedroom was large, the bed comfortable and the en-suite shower delightful. Take time to drink a glass or two of the local wines on the back garden - so relaxing.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Austin Brown, Owner at The Old Mechanics
Responded 4 May 2021
Thanks for the great review and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Regards Ozzie
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mx1e wrote a review Feb 2021
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at the King Gallery 1 apartment and really enjoyed our stay! The photos on booking sites were accurate. The bedroom and main bathroom are upstairs in the loft (open-concept). The bathroom has a huge, walk-in shower area and the bed was comfy. There is a kitchenette, an additional toilet (I gave feedback that it would have been good to have hand soap there) and dining/living area downstairs. Coffee (plunger style) and tea were provided. Donia was friendly (we bumped into her when we checked out :)). She also sent us clear instructions on how to check in, and tips on where to visit around the area. Do note that it’s in the main Healesville town, which is great if you want to simply walk to a cafe etc, but I did get woken up late at night by some shouting/ rowdy behaviour.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Austin Brown, Owner at The Old Mechanics
Responded 4 May 2021
Thanks for taking the time to provide us with this great review and we really appreciate the details you have provided for other guests. We have added the missing hand soap since your stay. Regarding the noise from outside, I hope it didn't detract too much from your stay, but as you said we are very close to town which is great for the convenience but sometimes people overindulge which can make them a little louder than normal. Regards Ozzie
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purc77 wrote a review Jan 2020
Traralgon, Australia181 contributions73 helpful votes
We had a whirlwind 1 night stay while we attended a concert in the area. I was devastated to have to leave the following morning. The apartment was so spacious, modern and immaculately clean. Walking distance to the gorgeous Healsville CBD, restaurants & cafes. With limited time we quickly checked in and took a short stroll to Herd Bar & Grill for lunch (amazing food & wine list). A quick freshen up and were out the door again. By the time we returned we were cold, wet & tired (unfortunately we couldn't control the weather). That's when we discovered the huge beautiful rain shower before melting into the most comfortable bed I've slept in. I think I previously awarded this title to the Westin Hotel in Mebourne. I've changed my mind! Unfortunately I didn't get time to take any pictures. I can say it is every bit as pretty in the flesh as it is in the Booking.com pictures. It was lovely and peaceful during our time there. I genuinely cannot wait to return and enjoy all that this gorgeous place has to offer.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Austin Brown, Owner at The Old Mechanics
Responded 4 May 2021
What a wonderful review - can't say thank you enough for your fantastic feedback and description of the property and surrounding attractions. We are so glad you enjoyed it so much and would love to host you again sometime. Regards Ozzier
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PRICE RANGE
AU$172 - AU$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaYarra ValleyHealesville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Mechanics
Which popular attractions are close to The Old Mechanics?
Nearby attractions include Crumbz Craft (0.07 km), The Memo Healesville (0.3 km), and YAVA Gallery & Arts Hub (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Old Mechanics?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and off-site bowling.
Which room amenities are available at The Old Mechanics?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Old Mechanics?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Old Mechanics?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Old Mechanics?
Conveniently located restaurants include Herd Bar & Grill, Chachi Yarra Valley, and Monroe's Burgers & Beers.
Is The Old Mechanics located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Healesville.