Boasting a garden, barbecue facilities, and a terrace, Villa Rao of Sassafras features accommodations in Sassafras with free WiFi and mountain views. The villa has garden views and is 23 mi from Frankston.

The air-conditioned villa consists of 4 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a kettle, and 2 bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer. Towels and bed linen are available in the villa.

Speaking German, Hindi and English at the 24-hour front desk, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical advice on the area.

The villa offers a hot tub. Cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Melbourne is 28 mi from Villa Rao of Sassafras, while Dandenong is 17 mi from the property. The nearest airport is Essendon Fields Airport, 27 mi from the accommodations.

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Villa Rao of Sassafras has been welcoming guests since Jan 19, 2019

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site


Game room

Hot tub/Jacuzzi


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 8
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen bed
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About Villa Rao of Sassafras

Welcoming guests since Jan 19, 2019

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  • Good morning, I am just wondering if you are considered Regional VIC or come under the classification of Metro for restrictions? Thanks heaps Louise

    Hi Louise, We are considered Metro Melbourne. Thanks Team Villa Rao

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    Answered on October 8, 2020
Jenna and Baz

Managed by Jenna and Baz

Company review score: 9.2 Based on 12 reviews from 1 property

1 managed property
2 years of experience

Company info

Upon arrival you will be provided with a host guided tour. Throughout your stay you can always reach us for any help or guidance over the phone.

Property info

Our 100 year old grand villa is located conveniently behind Sassafras Village. Apart from shopping and dining at your fingertips you are surrounded by amazing walking trails, waterfalls and native wildlife. For our foreign guests this is the ultimate Australian experience and for our local visitors this is the luxury getaway you need.

Neighborhood info

Sassafras and the Dandenong Ranges offer an abundance of opportunities to unwind and relax with award winning restaurants and experiences at you doorstep. At the end of our street you can walk into an endless forest full of native wildlife. At the other end of our street (25 meters) you will find the yourself at the heart of Sassafras Village.

Languages Spoken

German, English, Hindi

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
    1.3 miles
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
    2.6 miles
  • Caribbean Gardens Chair Lift
    7.3 miles
  • Eastland Shopping Centre
    7.5 miles
  • The Heritage Golf & Country Club
    10.4 miles
  • Dandenong Hospital
    10.6 miles
  • Sandown Raceway
    11.4 miles
  • Ladbrokes Park Sandown Racecourse
    11.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Piggery
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Miss Marple Tea Rooms
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant The Proserpina
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant The Sassafras Tavern
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant King Henry Arts Cafe
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
    4.5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Dandenong Train Station
    11.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Moorabbin Airport
    15.6 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    26.6 miles
  • Melbourne Airport
    30.5 miles
How to get to Villa Rao of Sassafras from Melbourne Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Villa Rao of Sassafras
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Walk-in closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Spa tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • iPod dock
  • Radio
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Common Areas
  • Library
  • Game room
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Pet bowls
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Hindi
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Villa Rao of Sassafras takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 2 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

2 years old
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Villa Rao of Sassafras of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Villa Rao of Sassafras

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Villa Rao of Sassafras on this page.

  • Villa Rao of Sassafras can accommodate this group size:

    • 8 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Villa Rao of Sassafras on this page.

  • Yes, Villa Rao of Sassafras is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Villa Rao of Sassafras (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Villa Rao of Sassafras has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 4 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Villa Rao of Sassafras is 1,000 feet from the center of Sassafras.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Villa Rao of Sassafras by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 20min

  • Check-in at Villa Rao of Sassafras is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Villa Rao of Sassafras may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Villa Rao of Sassafras offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Library
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Head massage
    • Bike tours
    • Foot massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Neck massage
    • Hand massage
    • Couples' massage