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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank travelalways255103
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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank neera12
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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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 July 17, 2016

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 July 12, 2016

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 

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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: $141 - $221 (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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