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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here and can't recommend this lovely cottage enough.Our host were excellent and so helpful.The Camellia cottage is set in the large garden with picture windows to take full advantage of the private spaces in the garden . The kitchen has everything provided including a generous breakfast basket. Very peaceful decor. Highly recommended.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dovecote was small but had everything that was needed for a lovely getaway. The Dovecote was was very private and secluded. The hosts were kind and gracious. The brekky was lovely with fresh fruit, cereal and yoghurts.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only downside on our stay was one night simply not enough. Can't wait to return... My wife and I were amazed at how clean and well presented the cottage was. The decor was fantastic and there were board games and books to enjoy. A great place to escape from the daily grind!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Clarendon Cottages. The stand alone cottage was warm and cosy and very well appointed. Our host was welcoming and helpful and our continental breakfast was generous. In fact we became ensconced in the cottage so rapidly we preferred to stay in rather than venture to Olinda for dinner.

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Chris R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you and Rachel and lovely to hear that you just wanted to soak up the cosy atmosphere of the Dovecote Cottage. Thanks for doing a review Justin. Cheers, Chris and Gayle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time staying for a couple of nights in Camelia cottage. The cottage was cozy and spacious. Chris and Gayle really helped us to feel at home. Chris was kind enough to pick us up when we got stuck in bad weather. Highly recommend :-) Will definitely be staying again.

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Chris R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Good on you Rohit, appreciate you writing a review. Picking up a lovely couple like you to avoid the rain was the least we could do. Look forward to seeing you again. Take care and stay dry! Chris and Gayle More 

Werribee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the cottage. It was very spacious and had everything we could possibly want including very generous breakfast provisions and yummy Port and chocolates. It was very modern, clean and fresh but still with a wonderful cottage feel. We will definitely come back and recommend to friends and family.

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Chris R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

A recommendation to family and friends is the best compliment you could give Carrie. Thank you so much for that. We were very happy that you stayed at Clarendon for a special occasion and certainly would love to see you back again. Regards, Chris and Gayle More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Two nights in Camellia Cottage - close to heaven. A short walk through the lovely garments, then greeted by the gas fire, fresh flowers and beautiful fittings. Ample breakfast provisions, coffee pod machine, port and chocolates. The cottages are a short walk to the pretty village of Sassafras, and also to Burnham Beeches. Highly recommended for an indulgent break.

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to do a review of your stay in Camellia Cottage. Our saying is "Not Far From Melbourne - Very Close To Perfect" but perhaps we need to change it to "Very Close To Heaven"! Great to hear you enjoyed the cottage, provisions and the surrounds. Hope to see you again. Regards, Chris... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This was a amazing place to stay. The views were unforgettable and stunning. My girlfriend and I wished we stayed longer. Chris was so helpful showing us to our room and helping us with our bags, he gave excellent recommendations on where to get coffee and to eat. It's a must for all couples wanting to have a romantic getaway

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Andrew. So glad you enjoyed the cosy Dovecote Cottage and some of the great eateries the Dandenongs have to offer. All the best, Chris and Gayle More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

we had an amazing time staying at the Clarendon cottage.we stayed in cameilla cottage it was small and cozy perfect for a couple..the cottage was accommodated with everything we needed and was very clean.will definately be going back in the future..

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Chris_and_Gayle_R, Owner at Clarendon Cottages, responded to this review

Great to hear that Neera! Happy guest = happy hosts too! Thanks for taking the time to do a review, it is much appreciated. Look forward to seeing you again one day... Chris and Gayle More 

Traralgon, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 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 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • 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: $140 - $219 (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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