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“Peaceful Haven in the bush”
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Glenview Retreat
Ranked #3 of 3 Emerald B&B and Inns
Birmingham, UK
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
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“Peaceful Haven in the bush”
Reviewed April 16, 2009

We chose this place because we were looking for somewhere to relax for a couple of days and the choice was a good one! The cottage is split into two self contained units which were spotlessly clean and supplied with all the usual supplies, plus a whole host of extras such as chocolates, fresh coffee, wine, a huge selection of teas etc,etc.

The location is in recently developed bushland, it was amazingly quiet, with just the noise of wildlife for company. Native birds at the door at breakfast time were amazing. A great cooked breakfast was provided by the hosts and included in the package.

The accomodation was great, with a gas fire which made the place incredibly cozy on a night. All round we couldn't complain or want for anything. Loads of information on parks and places to visit in the area too.

We were looking for an escape from the world and found exactly what we were looking for here!

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Glenview Retreat
Address: 48 Fernglade Dr, Emerald, Victoria 3782, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Yarra Valley > Emerald
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Emerald
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenview Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set among the majestic gum trees of Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges, Glenview Retreat is a perfect escape for couples from the hustle of everyday life. Whether you slip away for a few days mid-week or escape for a romantic weekend you will appreciate the quiet surrounds and fresh smell of the eucalypts as soon as you step from the car. While away your days on the lounge, soak amongst the bubbles in your spa or stroll the walking tracks of the Emerald Lake Park or Wrights Forest. Wake in the morning to the bird chorus whilst enjoying breakfast and a Coffee from the MAP Coffee Machine in your cottage (Self Cater - Gourmet Breakfast Hampers are included in your rate). Visit the many cafes, restaurants and wineries of the Dandenongs and Yarra Valley.This spectacular country setting is home to many native birds including King Parrots, Rosellas and Galahs that are fed daily in your courtyard garden. We aim to make your stay at Glenview Retreat a comfortable and relaxing indulgence. ... more   less 
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