FernGlen Forest Retreat has garden views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Mount Dandenong, an 18-minute walk from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong.

Each unit is fitted with a patio, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a fireplace, a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer. A fridge, an oven and stovetop are also offered, as well as an electric tea pot.

Guests at the vacation home are welcome to enjoy hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden.

The nearest airport is Moorabbin Airport, 17 miles from FernGlen Forest Retreat.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

FernGlen Forest Retreat has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 9, 2021

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6. Max children: 3
Two-Bedroom House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Holiday Home
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 3
Two-Bedroom House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Hosted by Renee

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Fernglen Forrest Retreat is set on 7 acres of lush green native bush with a river, tree ferns and towering mountain ash, down a long winding driveway you’re transported into an idyllic forest paradise. If you’re wanting peace and quiet this retreat is for you. Fernglen Forest Retreat is located only 2 blocks from Tatra wedding receptions. It’s also within a short drive to other wedding venues such as SkyHigh, Poets Lane, Lyrebird Falls, Nathania Springs, and Mist to name a few. This makes our accommodation perfect for wedding groups, as well as families and couples. We have altogether 3 private cottages to choose from. See our other listings for Jacuzzi Lodge and Forest lodge. We are sure to have one to suit your needs and to suit larger groups of up to 12 people. Many brides take advantage of the stunning native grounds, with towering mountain ash as a backdrop for their photos. Should you be interested in hiring the grounds for a wedding or other function please contact us to obtain a quote. All cottages have free wifi available, and all have open fires with an unlimited wood supply.
Neighborhood overview The cottage is located in a idyllic, private and serene forest environment with it's own river and fully immersed within ferns and towering mountain ash. The Mt Dandenong and Olinda shops are only 2 kilometres away. Whilst on the mountain enjoy the many famous Restaurants, Gardens, Walking Tracks, Art Centers, etc. SEE GUIDE BOOK FOR The Cuckoo Restaurant. Sky High Lookout and Restaurant. Miss Marples. Pig and Whistle. Tatra Hut. Kelly's Bar. King Henry,s Restaurant . Dudley's. Dandenong Ranges National Park. Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens (Rhododendron Gardens). Mt Dandenong Arboretum. Nicholas Gardens. Cloud Hill nursery and gardens. Olinda Falls. Burkes Lookout. 1000 Steps. Silvan Dam Outlook.
Language spoken: English
What's nearby
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
    0.9 miles
  • Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
    1 miles
  • Eastland Shopping Centre
    7.4 miles
  • Caribbean Gardens Chair Lift
    8.6 miles
  • The Heritage Golf & Country Club
    8.9 miles
  • Dandenong Hospital
    12.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Pig & Whistle
    1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Kelly's
    1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Dudleys Restaurant
    1.9 miles
  • Restaurant Cuckoo Restaurant
    2.2 miles
  • Restaurant Fortnums Restaurant & Wedding Venue
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Tatra Receptions
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Silvan Dam Lookout
    2 miles
  • Mountain Rhododendron Botanic Gardens
    2.4 miles
  • Mountain Cloud Hill Garden & Nursery
    2.9 miles
  • Lake Silvan Dam
    5.2 miles
  • Lake Puffing Billy
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Moorabbin Airport
    17 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    26.5 miles
  • Melbourne Airport
    30.3 miles
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Amenities of FernGlen Forest Retreat
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Electric blankets
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Express check-in/out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Miscellaneous
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules FernGlen Forest Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 71.00USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 11 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

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

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com 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

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 71.00USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about FernGlen Forest Retreat

  • Yes, FernGlen Forest Retreat is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at FernGlen Forest Retreat (subject to availability) that have:

    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 bedrooms

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

  • FernGlen Forest Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • FernGlen Forest Retreat is 2,600 feet from the center of Mount Dandenong.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at FernGlen Forest Retreat (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

    • 4 guests
    • 6 guests

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

  • The prices at FernGlen Forest Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at FernGlen Forest Retreat is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at FernGlen Forest Retreat on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at FernGlen Forest Retreat (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Free parking