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Merrow Cottages

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed in the forest edge cottage. You can really tell that the owners are passionate about their guests having a special and memorable stay. From all the small touches that made the cottage feel like a home to the beautifully prepared food and fresh home baked bread, it was one of the most tranquil stays in...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Tara and Henry Tell me tell you that the pleasure was completely shared. We enjoy having guests like you who are happy and so positive, enjoying and appreciating the beauty and poesy of this property. We will be very happy to see you again whenever you can come back. The bread will still be there... Hope Henry enjoyed the...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had wanted to stay here back in winter last year but it was booked out but managed to book for an autumn getaway. Tucked away in Olinda, our little Gatehouse cottage was beautiful. The bedroom faces the lounge and the fireplace whilst the kitchen is clean and quant. The luxury is the large spa at the back of the...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest S lovely to read these lovely words. You are right the reception is not great but as you also smartly underlined, for some this is a great thing and allows a real break from work and all what they experience every day. For any urgent internet need there is the possibility to connect perfectly to Internet in the...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The spa studio was very clean and cozy but spacious all at the same time. Comfortable king size bed and well positioned large screen TV (can be viewed when taking a spa, in bed or even at the kitchen table). Complimentary breakfast provisions, yummy homemade bread. The kitchen & bathroom had everything we needed. Excellent location, it is a short...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Leah I am glad you felt like writing about the spa studio suite. It is such a lovely place to relax and enjoy a romantic getaway with your better half.. The spa with the view on the forest and gardens is unbeatable !! the port in front of the fire even if it is an electric fireplace (nowadays they...

Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend getaway for our first anniversary. First thing's first: If you do stay, you'll want to stay for two nights at least. It's really the best way to get good value for your stay as you'll want to soak in the indulgence of Merrow Cottages. We stayed in the Gatehouse Cottage, which...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Well the least we can say is thank you !! what a lovely review David, thank you very very much. I am glad you had a great time, so glad you mentioned that we are very affordable for what you get. We are as far as I know the only B&B making the effort of providing homemade bread and even...

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing cozy athmosphere. Sipping on a delicous port in the spa while watching the beautiful stone fireplace whilst in the rainforest. Was as good as it sounds. Nice bread aswell. Hosts were very friendly. Lovely french couple. Alot of thought put into making this a memorable experience. Was very clean and maintained with nice finishing touches Love the clean fresh...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Liam Once again congratulations hope life is gentle and sweet to you both. Thank you for your review, mostly appreciated... I loved when you wrote the clean fresh air of the rain forest, it describes it so well. This cottage is so pretty just the right size for 2, from the spa you can enjoy your crackling fire place,...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We stayed here last February 2017. Great hosts Maj and Daniel. Good fresh homemade bread for brreakfast. Beautiful garden setting. Dining table setting was well prepared, beautiful decoration. Great place to get away for couples. Like a mountain retreat. Some rooms have a spa.

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Heley Daniel and I really appreciate you took the time to write your review. I found your words really kind and these lovely reviews we get are always an great encouragement to continue enjoying what you are doing. As you must have felt, we genuinely enjoy receiving our guests here and do all possible to make them simply happy...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed in the forest edge cottage to celebrate our anniversary, the room, the beautiful gardens and the service were all incredible. The fresh baked bread really is amazing, and Maj and Daniel are just lovely people to be around and always helpful. We will definitely be coming back.

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hey James, So nice to read your lovely review. Thank you very very much. We also truly enjoyed to have you here and it is great to read that you enjoyed your stay so much We will continue to make our homemade bread considering how much our guests enjoy it.. Worth the effort...I only want to tell you both that...

Churchill, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The cottage was beautifully maintained and in a great location. The owner was very helpful with great suggestions on where we could go for lunch and afternoon coffee. The home baked bread was to die for and complemented the breakfast. When we woke in this beautiful bush setting the birdlife was fantastic and a family of ducks with their ducklings...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Ann, You are right the property here is made for dear memories, simple pleasures and beauties, the true ones, the ones you can still see and fill even months after. Glad you enjoy the homemade bread, we do think that it is really a nice thing to have. The pretty little ducks have unfortunately disappeared. It broke our family's...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Absolutely stunning cottage! What a perfect way to spend an evening in. It was perfect from the moment we arrived to when we left (so sad), the hosts Maj and Daniel were wonderful, so hospitable and warm! They have meticulously thought of everything guests would enjoy. From the home-made bread, garlic with the mushrooms for breakfast and yummy port wine...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Nastasya Thank you for your amazing review. So kind of you, and Daniel and I are so happy we managed to help you spend a great getaway. We definitely look forward to seeing you again In the meantime, we wish you all the best Kind regards Maj and Daniel

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful tranquil setting ;) Romantic getaway. Absolutely perfect No better way to spend a weekend - exploring the nearby sights & then enjoying the open fire 🔥 and spa at this wonderful cottage:) welcoming homely feel xxx

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Kristen Thank you thank you love your comment. It was a real pleasure to have you here at Merrow and I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay so much We look forward to having here again and in the meantime really wish you all the best Maj-Britt and Daniel

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merrow Cottages and B&B, is a luxury romantic hideaway located in the heart of the picturesque Dandenong Ranges National Park. Just 45 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD. Merrow is nestled on the edge of a 10 acres private forest amongst the colourful camellia trees, rhododendrons, century old mountain ash trees and majestic tree ferns. Merrow offers 2 elegant and romantic self-contained cottages: the “Gatehouse” and “Forest Edge” as well 3 cosy and elegantly decorated B&B suites: the “Deluxe Spa suite” the “Lyrebird Suite” and “Mon Amour Suite”, located in the main family house. The classic old world charm of French toiletries (”L’occitane en Provence”), beautiful French style toile drapes and antique European furniture, combined with modern luxury of our spacious cottages will make your romantic getaway an intimate experience to cherish. Dive in the sumptuous carved mahogany four-poster-bed, enjoy a complimentary port relaxing in front of a crackling open fire or simply soak beneath the bubbles of a beautiful spa by candle-light. Daniel and Maj owners of Merrow will offer you their kind welcome as well as little attentions to make your stay in one of Mount Dandenong’s best kept secrets, unforgettable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merrow Cottages

Address: 21-23 Hume Lane, Mount Dandenong, Victoria 3767, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Mount Dandenong
Price Range: $180 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Merrow Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“You can choose either a little single cottage or a large room within the beautiful main house- which has the Amazing bathtub..”
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