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“gorgeous cottage and perfect break”
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Astley king bed Spring/Summer or 2 singles
Astley spa bath
Astley Cottage living area
Astley Ned Kelly woodheater/1 bag of wood supplied
Astley front view from verandah
Astley verandah water feature
Our dog King Charles Cav 'Lily'. Pet Friendly so ask about bring your 4 legged pooch.
Beautiful sunny view up thru the gum trees from your balcony
Astley living area
Astley verandah with gate to secure your furry loved ones.
Astley tranquil gardens
Complimentary breakfast&bottle of wine/ 3+ night direct bookings.
Walking tracks at your door in the Doctor's Gully Daylesford Vic region
verandah water feature
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Daylesford, Victoria

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Peter B
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“gorgeous cottage and perfect break”
Reviewed April 1, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

we loved Astley Spa cottage - mellow, cosy, and friendly manager. perfect for a couple break, beautiful breakfast, very comfortable bed, and location btw Daylesford and Hepburn was great for easy access to walks and restaurants..

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 2, 2015
Thank you for your comments. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay here @ Astley Cottage & that restaurants recommended were really excellent. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed Daylesford's lovely autumn weather whilst you walked & rejuvenated. Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you, family & friends back to take advantage of our 'return guest specials'.
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Ian B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Idyllic spot for a relaxing getaway”
Reviewed February 27, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We stayed at Astley Cottage at the end of a two-week trip to Australia. The cottage is in a beautiful setting looking out over woodland. It is clean, quiet and comfortable and very well equipped. The owner provided comfortable towels, local spa products and a generous breakfast basket, all of which made our stay very relaxing. It is a perfect place from which to explore Daylesford and the surrounding area.

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Liked best: All of it!
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 2, 2015
Thanks for choosing Astley Cottage & your comments about your visit to Daylesford Australia which was part of your visit from the UK.
Good to meet your both. Hope to see you again one day.
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Langsml
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Beautiful haven”
Reviewed November 5, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We loved our time at Astley. Ellie thought of everything and made our stay memorable. We loved the food provisions, fire and spa. We were very comfortable.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 11, 2016
Thanks so much for taking the time to send a review. Its very much appreciated. Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back when next visiting our Daylesford region.
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Helen L
Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Absolutely Wonderful”
Reviewed July 11, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Astley Spa Cottage is a delightfully quaint, clean and very well equipped place to unwind and relax. We had a wonderful 4 night stay and the owners were very obliging, even offering to help carry our belongings. The cottage itself is away from the main house, down the garden path (about 14 steps) and surrounded by trees and a lovely garden. Everything that was provided, including food and toiletries, was of quality. The leather reclining lounge was fabulous and the most comfortable of any accommodation we have ever stayed in. The fire was the perfect addition to our experience at Astley Spa Cottage.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: The steps, only because of back problems. However, we were offered assistance with our luggage.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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Management Response
Apr 11, 2016
Hi Helen ,
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Its very much appreciated.
Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you both back when next visiting our beautiful Daylesford region.
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Brian W
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Wonderful stay”
Reviewed April 30, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

What a wonderful place to spend a weekend. The open fire place made for a special stay in this romantic getaway. The bathroom has a spa bath and the King Size bed completes the perfection of this property. The manager was very friendly and a breakfast basket which included a bottle of red wine to go with dinner was a pleasant surprise. I highly recommend this property to anyone wanting a relaxing getaway.

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Liked best: The open fireplace and the spa
Liked least: That we had to leave
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 11, 2016
Hi Brian,
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Its very much appreciated. Astley is becoming a very popular place to stay & we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you both back very soon when visiting our beautiful Daylesford region.
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Nathan T
Burleigh Heads, Australia
1 review
“Comfortable stay in beautiful surrounding”
Reviewed March 27, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Very well presented cottage where I stayed with my wife and baby daughter. Couch and living area was very cosy and comfortable and the bed was amazing!
Nice to relax in the bathroom spa at night, would highly recommend for a getaway!

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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Mar 31, 2014
Hi Nathan

Thanks for your complimentary review of Astley. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon when visiting Daylesford.
Cheers
Ellie
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