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Located at the top of Mount Dandenong, Observatory Cottages offers self-contained cottages with views of Port Phillip Bay. Guests enjoy rooms with a fireplace and a spa bath. Free Wi-Fi is also available.

Observatory Cottages is a 5-minute walk from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong and a 10-minute walk from Mount Dandenong Lookout. It is within a 65-minute drive of both Melbourne CBD and Melbourne Airport.

All air-conditioned cottages offer a fully equipped kitchen and a dining/ lounge area with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. They feature ironing facilities and an outdoor dining area. The private bathroom has free toiletries. Some rooms have a balcony, wired Internet or a washing machine.Guests can prepare a meal on their private BBQ.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Observatory Cottages has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 3, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Ironbark Cottage
  • 1 queen bed
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Windsong Cottage
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen Suite
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Candlewick Cottage
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 full bed
  • Living room: 2 sofa beds
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
    0.2 miles
  • Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
    1.8 miles
  • Eastland Shopping Centre
    6.9 miles
  • The Heritage Golf & Country Club
    8.2 miles
  • Caribbean Gardens Chair Lift
    8.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Deli Platter
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant Belgrave Treetops
    7.5 miles
  • Restaurant Sky-high Restaurant/Receptions
    0.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Puffin Billy
    7.5 miles
  • Lake Lakeside Emerald
    13.7 miles
  • Mountain Hedged Inn Maze
    21.7 miles
  • Mountain Healesville Santuary
    22.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Moorabbin Airport
    17 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    25.9 miles
  • Melbourne Airport
    29.7 miles
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Amenities of Observatory Cottages
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Spa tub
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Spa facilities
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

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prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 9:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Observatory Cottages in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that extra beds are only suitable for 12 to 16 year olds.

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

FAQs about Observatory Cottages

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Observatory Cottages (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Observatory Cottages include:

    • Double
    • Villa
    • Suite
    • Bungalow

  • Check-in at Observatory Cottages is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Observatory Cottages can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • Observatory Cottages is 0.8 miles from the center of Mount Dandenong.

  • Observatory Cottages offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa facilities