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Clarendon Cottages

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11 Clarkmont Rd, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
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Traralgon, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the perfect anniversary weekend staying at Clarendon Cottages. Everything was perfect from the cottage itself to the location to the little gifts left for us. We stayed in the Camellia cottage which was so beautiful, we really appreciated arriving to the fire on and the assortment of things to make breakfast both mornings. Chris is a wonderful host,... More 

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Rachael, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are wrapped that we could help you enjoy your anniversary and to know you appreciated the little extras. It makes it all worthwhile for us and we know that there will be many readers interested in your comments. We look forward to seeing you and Dan on your next... More 

Brisbane
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautifully presented secluded cosy cottage, with beautiful garden views perfect for a couples weekend away! Spoilt with many extras, breakfast tray of fresh eggs, bacon, mushrooms, tomato etc. Port & chocolates, nuts, biscuits, juice made our stay very enjoyable. Thank you Chris.

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Thank cargerinem
Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Catherine. So glad you guys enjoyed your stay and found The Stables Cottage cosy and the gardens beautiful. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we do hope to see you again one day if you venture down south! Thank you for taking time to do a review, it is much appreciated. Regards, Chris and Gayle More 

Sale, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights in July 2016 and really enjoyed the experience. We stayed in the smaller of the three cottages and was ample for two of us, considering most people spend their time in the Dandenong Rangs outdoors. The cute breakfast arrangement was ample (toast, cereal, fruit, milk, coffee) and we really appreciate the small attention to details... More 

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience in our 'petite suite'. We agree, for tall people the double size bed is not ideal - we wish we could fit a queen bed in! Thanks for noting the attention to detail as we know it does make a difference so we always strive to do whatever we can. Appreciate the... More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place for a couple retreat. Lots of places to visit and eat at nearby. Really lovely area to drive to and around. Near Puffing Billy. Staff were very helpful and included a bottle of sparkling wine on the house as it was our anniversary.

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Alison, we appreciate you taking the time to share with others. Very glad you enjoyed your stay in our Dovecote Cottage. Hope to see you again - perhaps for your next anniversary! All the best, Chris and Gayle More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful cottage to stay in and Gail and Mick were lovely. It is in a beautiful location and so much to do and see in sassafras , so my boyfriend and I would definitely recommend it highly we would stay there again.

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Kara, we appreciate your comments and agree it is a truly magnificent part of the world. We are very lucky indeed. See you next time! Chris and Gayle More 

Corowa,, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect getaway - warm fire, rain on the roof and a friendly possum or two on the deck. The cottage was spotless and very tastefully appointed. We REALLY appreciated the fire being on, we arrived to a warm and cozy cottage. The kitchen had everything we needed, including fresh and plentiful breakfast provisions. The extra touches of chocolates and... More 

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Winter is wonderful in the Dandenongs isn't it? Nothing like curling up in front of a warm fire. Makes us very happy to hear you found it relaxing and made good use of the extras provided. You're very special to have had a possum on the deck as they normally hide in the trees. Must have liked you Angela! Thank... More 

Latrobe, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris and Gayle were very friendly, room was very clean and cosy. Lots of restaurants in surrounding towns. Lots of good walking tracks around. Continental breakfast was provided as well as port and chocolates.

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your remarks Cindy. The Dovecote Cottage is very cosy isn't it? Very happy you took our recommendation and enjoyed Copperfields Restaurant - our own favourite. Regards, Chris and Gayle More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing, tranquil hideaway. Highly recommend. The hosts are incredibly friendly and helpful and the accommodation had everything you could want, from complimentary port to homemade chocolate biscuits. A delightful overnight stay

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

So glad you had a delightful stay Megan. Appreciate your complimentary remarks and would love to have you back again. Regards, Chris & Gayle More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place you can't miss in the dandenong ranges area! Our cottage was absolutely beautiful, it was furnished and decorated with so much love and every single detail was taken care of by the owners. Breakfast provitions were abundant and delicious, specially the homemade chocolate biscuits! Yum! Our toddler loved the toy basket specially delivered to her on... More 

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for doing a review Majita. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Clarendon. Would love to have you back for an extended stay so you can check out the many things to do in the Dandenongs! Regards, Chris and Gayle More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for the family to visit. We enjoyed the peaceful, relaxed atmosphere of the cottage, plenty of games for the kids to enjoy, and the port at the end of the night was the cherry on top. Sassafras is practically dead-centre in the Dandenong ranges, so all the sights and walks are very close.

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

The Stables Cottage is great for a couple of kids isn't it Niall? Good to hear the kids enjoyed the games and you enjoyed some port! Sassafras is a great spot - we love living here! Appreciate the review and hope to see you again one day. Cheers, Chris and Gayle More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CLARENDON COTTAGES - NOT FAR FROM MELBOURNE, VERY CLOSE TO PERFECT! This quiet garden retreat in the Dandenong Ranges is ideal for those who love quality, self contained, B&B accommodation and a beautiful setting. You will enjoy the privacy of your own cottage, the seclusion of our two acre property and the abundance of the local wildlife. If you are looking for a little more action there are wonderful walking trails to explore in Sherbrooke Forest and the Yarra Ranges National Park or perhaps challenge your fitness with a hike up the 1000 Kokoda steps at the foot of the mountain.Our boutique guest accommodation in the heart of the Dandenongs consists of two charming 1 bedroom cottages and a two bedroom cottage in a secluded, peaceful and romantic setting. Gas log fires, spas, fully equipped kitchens and private decks are just some of the many features in our Stables & Camellia Cottages. English country gardens and meadow nestle amongst a huge variety of beautiful century old trees. The cottages are within easy walking distance of Sassafras Village, the home of the famous Miss Marples Tearoom (best scones on the mountain) and Sherbrooke Forest where you can see the Lyrebirds wandering happily.In the Dandenongs there are many things to do in the vicinity of Clarendon. Within minutes you can be wandering around the lively and colourful Villages of Sassafras, Olinda & Mt Dandenong or be visiting six out of the eight Great Gardens of Victoria - National Rhododendron Garden, Alfred Nicholas Garden, George Tindale Garden, William Ricketts Sanctuary or Cloudehill Gardens. Just 10 minutes away there's the legendary 'Puffing Billy' steam train in Belgrave, the Kokoda Trail 1000 steps and the Sky High Observatory at the top of Mt Dandenong. Many antique shops house treasures next to contemporary galleries and studios filled with craft, sculpture and decorator items created by the many artists who have made the Dandenongs their home.The Dandenong Ranges is also home to a great number of restaurants, cafes and tearooms like Wild Oak, Miss Marples, King Henry, The Cuckoo, Ranges and Copperfields suiting a wide range of palates and pockets! Tesselaar's Tulip Farm and u-pick berries and cherries are a short drive and the world renowned Yarra Valley Wineries just a 40 minute drive.For our overseas and interstate guests, the Dandenong Ranges is only a 60 minutes' drive from the Melbourne International Airport and 45 minutes from the Melbourne CBD. We invite you to come and enjoy the unique experience of the Bed & Breakfast culture in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarendon Cottages

Address: 11 Clarkmont Rd, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Sassafras
Price Range: $139 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Clarendon Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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