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Overview of Cottages at Monreale

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32-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels, fireplace, DVD player
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
Entire home

Cottages at Monreale

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAlfred Nicolas Gardens4 min walk
    Popular LocationDandenong Ranges National Park14 min walk
    Popular LocationCloudehill Nursery and Gardens7 min drive
    AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon)52 min drive

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About this area


In the mountains and in a national park, Cottages at Monreale is in an area with good shopping. Puffing Billy Steam Train and Drum Theatre are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens and Cloudehill Nursery and Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nunawading Basketball Centre or Dandenong Basketball Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park - 14 min walk
  • Grants Picnic Area - 3 min drive
  • Sherbrooke Forest - 4 min drive
  • Cloudehill Nursery and Gardens - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Belgrave Station - 7 min drive
  • Belgrave Station - 7 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 56 min drive


  • Fortnums - 17 min walk
  • Cuckoo - 4 min drive
  • Olinda Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Micawber Park Tavern - 5 min drive
  • Kelly's Bar & Kitchen - 6 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cottages at Monreale

4-star Melbourne cottage in Olinda with free parking
Along with spa services, this smoke-free cottage has a garden and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 7 individually decorated cottages feature free WiFi and private yards. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include kitchens with fridges and ovens.
Cottages at Monreale offers 7 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4-star cottage has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board.

Property amenities


  • Massages
  • Spa services
  • Hot stone massages
  • Deep-tissue massages
  • Prenatal massages


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–11:00 AM: AUD 20-50 for adults and AUD 20-50 for children


  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV with digital service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Balcony or patio
  • Garden
  • Garden


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly
  • AUD 25 per pet per night
  • 2 per room (up to 40 lbs/18 kg)
  • Dogs welcome
  • Service animals exempt from fees


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room massages
  • Free bottled water

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a national park


  • 7 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Access via exterior cooridors

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Key retrieval


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 25 per pet, per night
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 40 lbs/18 kg)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 20 and AUD 50 for adults, and AUD 20 and AUD 50 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: AUD 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds and sofa beds

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Cottages at Monreale Olinda
Cottages Monreale House
Cottages Monreale House Sassafras
Cottages Monreale Sassafras
Monreale Cottages
Cottages Monreale Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
Cottages at Monreale Cottage
Cottages at Monreale Cottage Olinda

Frequently asked questions

Is Cottages at Monreale pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 18 kg per pet. There's a fee of AUD 25 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Cottages at Monreale?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Cottages at Monreale?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Cottages at Monreale?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Cottages at Monreale located?
Located in Olinda, this cottage is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Dandenong Ranges and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Sherbrooke Forest. Sassafras Creek Nature Conservation Reserve and Alfred Nicolas Gardens are also within 5 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 33 out of 53 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 53 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 53 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 53 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 53 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very quiet and relaxing retreat, everything you need with no interruptions. Will stay again in the future
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The perfect location! A beautiful cosy cottage hidden in the trees. A little difficult to get the shower setting right, but not a deterrent.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
It was a really beautiful and relaxing cottage.. the neighboring cottages were noisy at times and there was no hot water. I think for $500 per night there should be hot water!! Otherwise all good!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service
(Note: we chose to leave the property prior to our check-out date, and will not seek a refund) Our party of 2 booked the 'Cottage, 2 bedrooms (Magnolia)' which is listed as containing 1 king bed and 1 queen bed. Two rooms were what we needed, so the listing was perfect. Unfortunately, the listing is not accurate. According to the correspondence with the listed mobile phone number, 'the additional bedroom is not available when only 2 guests are staying. We can provide the 2nd bedroom for an additional $50.' There was nobody on the site to assist with our situation, and reception is only available for Telstra phones (Optus has poor or no reception). Some other notes - the owners request your address, contact details and check-in time immediately after confirming your booking, and will not provide check-in information until you have done so. Accessibility is tricky, as the cottage is at the top of several gradual flights of stairs from the car park. There are also a couple of steps up to the master bedroom, and one step down to the bathroom. We noticed other additional charges for not washing dishes, and the provided firewood would have lasted perhaps one night. The shower runs the gamut of hot to cold and back. The guest book with the wifi password was hidden under the television. We are residents in the area, and are proud to say that the Dandenongs are an amazing area to visit in Melbourne. Please be wary of this property, and I hope that the information above helps.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

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