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South Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delightful holiday in this beautiful rustic cottage. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived and had a wonderful log fire. The setting was stunning with masses of bird life and kangaroos. It was the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, with lovely bush walks all within the confines of Allenvale. Could...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Riverbank Cottage and found it all so incredibly gorgeous. The location is something to behold, birds at the back deck, babbling brook at the foot of the property, trees and hydrangeas and space and beautiful changing light. Such a sweet little house with a lovely cottage feel but imbued with a gentle contemporary style. Found the bedrooms to...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location and surrounds. However as soon as we got into the Riverbank cottage we were quickly disappointed. The state of the cottage was abysmal. Our first encounter included the discovery of a toenail on the lounge room floor followed by another toenail in one of the made single beds. On the first night as we were filling up the...

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Boronia, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Stayed at riverbank cottage where the septic tank was overflowing and created a lovely smell when on the back deck. The water comes straight from the river and is brown when you fill the bath. On arrival we found toenails on the floor ,the appliances were faulty ,bedrooms are upstairs with no ensuite so you have to negotiate the stairs...

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lovely cottage with the most peaceful surrounds the creek out the front set the scene Everything you need with cosy warm beds the nice warm fire in the lounge was a very welcome item Beautiful colored birds at your doorstep ,and the kookas in the trees so nice Allenvale is a great place to stay if you want peace and...

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1Thank Denise C
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Rose Cottage which was quite cosy with a running stream outside and a wood fire. But could have done with more heating especially the bathroom. And a little more detail to dust and cobwebs but otherwise it was a great stay

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Fantastic. The only thing is you can't get wifi so I suffered. But it was worth it. Clean, beautiful setting. Rambling creek out the back and front of the property. King parrots, kookaburras, some sort of green bird, a black/blue bird. Great to feed. But take your toiletries with you. Would recommend staying here.

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 days, thoroughly enjoyed the relaxing stay, the house was warm and inviting, clean and beautifully maintained. The surrounding area was calming and beautiful, would recommend to anyone wishing to get away from the urban rat race.

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warmsunny
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We loved this place. It's a mixture between old and new, sometimes a bit more on the old side. The houses are simple but have all what you need. They are pretty offline, no phone reception and the promised internet in the central place never worked. But being offline seemed like a good idea there anyway.

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Mernda, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We loved this accommodation from start to finish. Amazing tranquil location in the rural area near Lorne. The Riverdale cottage was amazing - more than enough space for 4 adults and a toddler. If you want hustle, shopping, glitz, bar life, stay somewhere else...but if you want quaint charm, rustic setting with birds and kangaroos as your neighbours this is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Allenvale; 'the Great Ocean Roads best kept secret'! Hidden away in a gorgeous valley surrounded by the Great Otway National Park minutes drive from the shops, beach and restaurants of Lorne. Allenvale is the ideal base for your Great Ocean Road explorations. 4 individual and unique self contained cottages each with private balconies, well equipped kitchens and cosy beds with all linen and towels. Wood fires, BBQs and bushwalking and wildlife at you door! Ideal for couples, families and groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Allenvale

Address: 150 Allenvale Road | P.O Box 224, Lorne, Victoria 3232, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Lorne
Price Range: $143 - $760 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Allenvale 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Stay away from this hell hole”
 of 5 bubbles rcat7181, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles hightech-nomade, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles lindilu13, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Bring your own water as the tap water is discoloured. They claim it is drinkable but the colour is enough to scare you.”
 of 5 bubbles _sn00ze_, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The 'master' in the Riverbank cottage is definitely the pick of the rooms in the cold weather with the wood fire's flue running through the room it stays toasty warm during the night. All the bedrooms have lovely views over the bush and gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles allisont998, 25 May 2014 | Read review
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