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Villa Donati

377 Church Street, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Villa Donati
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The wonderful house has been sold and the business closed. The wonderful house has been sold and the business closed. The wonderful house has been sold and the business closed. The wonderful house has been sold and the business closed. The wonderful house has been sold and the business closed. The wonderful house has been sold and the business closed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

My wife and I booked a couple of nights at the Villa Donati right after the Australian Open. It was like staying in a friend's elegant ancestral home. The place is well maintained, clean and thoughtfully furnished with furniture, accents and lighting that are consistent with its more than century-old main structure. Our bed was comfortable and the linen and... More 

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Australia
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We approach weekends away with a sense of anticipation;a chance to unwind,be pampered and enjoy a new city or region. Villa Donati is well situated in Richmond,although this brings a fair amount of traffic noise from the early morning. The boutique hotel offers a private lounge with comfy sofas and excellent browsing books.Breakfast is wonderful with good coffee . However,the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The perfect place to spend a long weekend. It is a grand house and Gayle is a perfect hostess. I would definitely recommend this B&B over and over and over again. The room was airy, well decorated and very comfortable. The bed was firm.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Because Villa Donati is our first choice to stay when in Melbourne, we always recommend it to work colleagues and friends for its aesthetically pleasing surroundings; superb bedrooms, beautiful furnishings, and living and breakfast rooms all reminiscent of an elegant home. It’s handy to Richmond shopping (Bridge Rd and Swan St), the Tennis Centre and the MCG, with trams and... More 

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

We stay every time we come to Melbourne, and we feel like it is our home. A very warm and inviting boutique hotel with all your needs catered for. Lots of attention to detail and a seemless blend of styles goes into making this a winning combination of elegence and luxury. Breakfast is just icing on the cake to this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Villa Donati is a stylish Bed and Breakfast close to, but not too close to, the buzz of Richmond and Chapel Street. The decor is appealing - think dark wooden floorboards, high ceilings and an eclectic collection of cushions rugs and artwork. We picked the downstairs room - a former doctor's surgery - and enjoyed the private outdoor courtyard, complete... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

The building is a renovated doctor's office with very high ceilings and plenty of space. We stayed for three nights - a stop in Melbourne on our honeymoon. Trevor's helpful local tips and delicious breakfasts enhanced our experience. Conveniently located, although many tour groups/transfer services don't seem familiar with the area (it's like once out of the CBD, they dont... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Villa Donati ticks all the boxes - great location, impeccable decor, fantiastic breakfast and wonderful, friendly hosts. We're repeat guests and for us it's a ten out of ten !

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Gladstone, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Booked all rooms(4) august 2011. Cancelled smallest room 1 month prior to visit, a 2nd person in party confirmed a 2nd time one week later that it was small room cancelled.. Arrived at VD in Nov 2011 to be told that one of our booked rooms had been given to a longer staying guest..leaving only smaller room..asked that trevor make... More 

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