Whole house
409 ft²
BBQ facilities
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking

Located in Penola in the South Australia region, Ruby's Cottage features a garden. This holiday home provides air-conditioned accommodations with a terrace.

Composed of 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, this holiday home has a flat-screen TV and Blu-ray player. The accommodations is equipped with a kitchen with an oven and microwave.

A continental breakfast is served every morning at the property. When booking a breakfast included rate, guests will enjoy a complimentary winery walking trail shuttle ticket that gives access to 6 Coonawarra cellar doors.

Fishing can be enjoyed nearby.

Naracoorte is 29 mi from the holiday home. Mount Gambier Airport is 25 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Ruby's Cottage has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 25, 2018

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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  • is there heating
    Yes, it is
    Answered on June 21, 2021
  • Hi, can we use both bedrooms? Carol
    Hi Carol, If you book one bedroom so you only can use one bedroom , if you book one bedroom and used second bedroom need extra $40 cleaning fees as o..
    Answered on June 21, 2021
  • Is smoking allowed outside please
    Hi Smoking is allowed at the backyard, definitely not inside the house. Thanks
    Answered on August 5, 2022
  • Hi, I am looking into having you place as our wedding accommodation and I was just wondering if I could ask a few questions
    what would you like to know?
    Answered on June 13, 2022
  • Can multiple get ready there hair makeup and photographers? Can extra cars be at the venue Some of the cars are V8 so they're not quiet
    Yes you can do makeup and photographers there. Extra cars can be there as long as it's day time and wouldn't cause too much noise to neighbours. Proba..
    Answered on June 13, 2022
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Host Info

Company review score: 8.3Based on 150 reviews from 10 properties
10 managed properties

Company info

Providing accommodation and touring services since 2001, Coonawarra Discovery offers a range of personalised tours with optional accommodation choices that are the most memorable, the most fulfilling and the most unique available. We will take you to places the others cannot. And once you have lived through it, you will be recommending it to your friends with fabulous photos of your experience that cannot be replaced. Come with us down the paths less trodden and discover Penola and Coonawarra through our eyes – it's the best place on earth! Tours, adventures, Accommodation and Experiences: coonawarradiscovery dot com dot au Contact us directly at info at coonawarradiscovery dot com Or call us on zero four three eight zero zero five zero five one

Property info

You will not be disappointed when you discover this immaculately presented cottage in a lovely quiet part of Penola yet close enough to stroll out for dinner or a coffee. Situated on a large block surrounded by cottage gardens, your privacy is assured here. You will fall in love with this cottage and its tasteful decoration, absolutely everything has been thought of and provided for. Fully Self Catering including laundry facilities. An ideal retreat with 1 Queen and 1 Double bedroom, Spa bath with shower, BBQ and undercover outdoor setting within a pergola, R/C air and gas look fire. Rate includes full breakfast provisions for first night stay.

Neighborhood info

Penola is a town steeped in history with a vibrant community spirit, surrounded by wineries, a short drive from World Heritage features and beautiful beaches. For anyone wishing to find a place where they can relax in comfortable surroundings, indulge in good food and wine while immersing themselves in the culture and heritage of the community, Penola is the perfect place to pause and enjoy it all. So why don’t you stop to eat in one of our many Cafes and Restaurants before shopping your way through our unique shops and galleries, then take a wander along our Heritage Walk to see our many Heritage Listed and National Trust Buildings and Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre Within a few minutes’ drive down the main strip, there are 20 or more Coonawarra Wineries and Cellar Doors to visit and sample some of the best wines made in Australia.Once you have seen all we can offer, use us as a base and take in one of the many day trips that are just over an hour away. World Heritage Caves & Blue Lake, Piccaninnie Ponds. The beachside towns of Robe, Beachport and Southend. Bool Lagoon and it’s waterbirds.

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Amenities of Ruby's Cottage
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Walk-in closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Blu-ray player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Electric blankets
  • Private entrance
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Spa
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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


Until 10:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of 30 AUD for pets per stay applies. Please note that there's no maximum pets that you can bring. Please inform Ruby's Cottage directly ahead of time if you will bring pets with you.

Please inform Ruby's Cottage 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 Ruby's Cottage

  • Check-in at Ruby's Cottage is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Ruby's Cottage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Bowling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding

  • Ruby's Cottage can accommodate this group size:

    • 4 guests

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

  • Ruby's Cottage has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

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

  • Ruby's Cottage is 2,300 feet from the center of Penola.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Ruby's Cottage on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ruby's Cottage by:

    • Car 29min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 29min

  • Guests staying at Ruby's Cottage can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Yes, Ruby's Cottage is popular with guests booking family stays.

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