A Cottage in the Forest

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1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, iron/ironing board
Flat-screen TV, fireplace, DVD player, iPod dock
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Room amenity

Overview of A Cottage in the Forest

Entire home

A Cottage in the Forest

3.5 star property

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroom

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Outdoor space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Map
452 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, VIC, 3788

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDandenong Ranges National Park16 min walk
  • Popular LocationCloudehill Nursery and Gardens3 min drive
  • Popular LocationAlfred Nicolas Gardens4 min drive
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon)69 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

A Cottage in the Forest

3.5-star Melbourne cottage in Olinda, near Dandenong Ranges
Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and free self parking are available at this smoke-free cottage. WiFi in public areas is free. The cottage boasts a fireplace and a jetted tub, while also offering a kitchen and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player. Conveniences include a dining area and a refrigerator, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches like an espresso maker and bathrobes.
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer fireplaces and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to furnished patios. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3.5-star cottage have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with jetted bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Melbourne cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and coffee/tea makers.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Pool/Spa

  • Massages
  • Spa services
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Aromatherapy
  • Deep-tissue massages

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Family friendly

  • Cribs (infant beds): AUD 15.00 per night
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Espresso maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Premium bedding
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • iPod docking station

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished patio

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Pets

  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room massages

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a national park

Safety features

  • Smoke detector

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and lockbox information; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Lockbox, private entrance

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.00 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    A damage deposit of AUD 200.00 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.00 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.52 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Cottage Forest Olinda
A Cottage in the Forest Olinda
A Cottage in the Forest Cottage
A Cottage in the Forest Cottage Olinda

About this area

Melbourne

This cottage is located in Olinda, a neighborhood in Melbourne, and is in the mountains and in a national park. SkyHigh Mount Dandenong and Monbulk Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Westfield Knox and Caribbean Markets. Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens and Cloudehill Nursery and Gardens are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park - 16 min walk
  • Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens - 2 min drive
  • Cloudehill Nursery and Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens - 4 min drive
  • National Rhododendron Gardens - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Belgrave Station - 8 min drive
  • Belgrave Station - 8 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 65 min drive

Restaurants

  • Olinda Cafe - 13 min walk
  • Fortnums - 14 min walk
  • Sassafras Cafe - 14 min walk
  • Miss Marple's Tearoom - 16 min walk
  • Proserpina Bakehouse - 17 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

5.0

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 6 out of 6 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 6 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 6 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 6 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 6 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5.0/5

Cleanliness

5.0/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Incredible views. Amazing place to stay definitely will have to come back. So peaceful didn’t want to leave.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect exactly as described. Amazing location wonderful place to stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect romantic mountain bush get away
Secluded panoramic view of mountain ash & ferns. Private with plenty of Parks Vic gardens near by to enjoy.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great cottage, beautiful view and has everything
Fantastic place, ambient, comfortable and close to some great restaurants and everything the mount offers

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location
Beautiful little cottage, had a lovely peaceful break. Loved waking up looking out at the tree ferns and hearing the birds. Well set up, the cottage has all you need to spend a romantic weekend. Close to the local villages, would definitely stay again.

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sublime vue, sublime cottage ; du romantisme à l'état pur !
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2019