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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Overall it was just great, caretakers meet you on arrival, with a pre-heated cottage (middle of winter). Great facilities, good breakfast and supplies topped up, clean, cozy.....great location as we had a function at Sky High. No complaints from a group of 8 adults.

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Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed for the weekend of my husbands birthday and it was a huge success as it was a surprise. Gorgeous accomodation very cosy with the wood burning stove. Fantastic location with very hospitable owners who very kindly gave us a lift to and back from dinner. Would recommend it everyone.

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1Thank Claire O
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were return guests and enjoyed our second stay just as much if not more than the first. We stayed in Owl's Croft which is so beautiful, cozy and luxurious. We left feeling so relaxed and with plans to return again one day. The cottage is very private, with wonderful views and generously stocked with everything you could possibly want....

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ObservatoryCottages, Manager at Observatory Cottages Luxury Hosted Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi Neites l believe its been a couple of years since you last where here & are so pleased to find that nothing has changed in your cottage, its just how you left it on your last departure, just like stepping back in time,a time you both remember so fondly together,we look forward to seeing you both on your next...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We just loved it. we were in Windsong Cottage with a beautiful view of the lights in the valley. the cabin is divine with absolutely everything you could possible want (cept maybe a bathrobe) the cnr spa, the 4 poster bed and a lovely widecreen tv. the fridge had all you need for a delicious breakfast and an wood fire...

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ObservatoryCottages, General Manager at Observatory Cottages Luxury Hosted Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi Mark & Susan we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Windsong Cottage is very popular with our Guests and now you know why. Fantastic views from your cottage, lazing in your Four poster bed or having a bubbly in your spa, there's no greater site than seeing the twinkling of lights over Melbourne at night time. We...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My partner and I stayed on a nice quiet Monday night. We had stayed before and vowed always to come back one day, this was it... our valentines. The views are to die for and nothing is better than sitting in front of a log fire, on a chesterfield, with a view over Melbourne from Sky High.... Being in the...

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ObservatoryCottages, Owner at Observatory Cottages Luxury Hosted Accommodation, responded to this review

"it is what you say that make these cottages what they are" these cottages are your cottages. They are treated with Love & Respect, its the fulfilment of seeing the Joy & Happiness that it brings to each couple as they walk through their door to the perfect night away no matter their length of stay. We love all our...

Reviewed 7 December 2013

My now husband and I received a gift voucher to stay here. It was a great relaxing place to stay after our wedding! The beautiful wood fire was going when we arrived and the chocolates were a nice touch too. Recommend this place for a relaxing low key weekend

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ObservatoryCottages, Owner at Observatory Cottages Luxury Hosted Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you Michael & Shay for your review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Observatory Cottages, we wish you both the very best on the years ahead & look forward to seeing you both on your return

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2012

We stayed at Observatory Cottages in Candlewick Cottage for a family wedding in the area. The house has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a well stocked, modern kitchen and comfy lounge room, Heaps of room and facilities for all of us, close to local shops and only a five minute walk to the Skyhigh lookout. We would recommend these cottages to...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I was lucky enough to have my wedding planner book this accommodation for me for the night before my wedding with my bridesmaids. We stayed in Candlewick Cottages and were absolutely blown away with the attention to detail. Upon arrival the cottage was warm with 2 fireplaces blazing and beautiful music playing through the surround sound. The bridesmaids ohhhh'd and...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2011

6 of us stayed in Candlewick Cottage for two nights over Christmas 2011. Rooms were very well appointed and very comfortable. Good upstairs living area with kitchen, double bedroom and one bathroom on ground floor. Three bedrooms and bathroom upstairs. All bedrooms have heating, TV and bedside radios with iPod docks. Main living room has larger TV and sound system...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2011

Each of the cottages on the property are unique. We stayed in Owl's Croft. We spent our 2nd year anniversary here and could not have been happier. The cottage was immaculately clean and included many extras we did not expect. The hosts had the fire going for our arrival and candles lit to create a romantic setting. The fridge was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hosted Accommodation in Mount Dandenong. Observatory Cottages consist of 4 couples cottages & 1 4 bed house located at the top of Mount Dandenong, great for romantic getaways or group gatherings. Our cottages are perfectly suited for wedding accommodation. Dandenong Ranges accommodation. All the attractions of the Dandenong Ranges are close, our accommodation is ideally located close to the major tourist destinations of Kalorama, Sassafras, Sherbrooke, Kallista and Monbulk. Staying at our idyllic cottage B&Bs puts you right in the middle of all the Yarra Valley has to offer, from wines and wineries to fruit picking and Puffing Billy, world class restaurants and a thriving and varied wildlife. We are One of the best places to stay in theDandenong Ranges. Our accommodation is stunning, ensuring your experience in staying in the Dandenong Ranges is first class. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Observatory Cottages Luxury Hosted Accommodation

Address: 8 Observatory Rd, Mount Dandenong, Victoria 3767, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Mount Dandenong
Price Range: $188 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Good base for exploring Mt Dandenong. Would make a great weekend spot all year around.”
PB57, 26 Dec 2011 | Read review
“If you stay during the week the rates are half of what they are on Fri-Sun.”
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