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10 Best Hotels in Mount Dandenong

Observatory Cottages
3.5 out of 5
8 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
The price is AU$308 per night
0.72 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)

"The stay was great, relatively secluded, close access to all the features of the Dandenongs, the cottage had all you needed attention to detail, food, linen, comfort all top rate. Will be back"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2020

Observatory Cottages
Arnica Views
4.5 out of 5
10 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
The price is AU$281 per night
0.73 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (167 reviews)

"we love it!! there was not too much car traffic is was quit and cosy little place."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr. 2020

Arnica Views
Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat
5 out of 5
1383 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
The price is AU$290 per night
0.55 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)

"Lovely retreat to spend a couple of nights before we headed back to the UK. All open plan with steps going down to the bathroom consisting of a spa bath, double shower and even a sofa. Breakfast was selected the day before and delivered to you in the morning and was delicious. We did a trip on the ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020

Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat
Gatehouse Cottage at Merrow Cottages - Mt Dandenong
4.5 out of 5
21-23 Hume Lane, Mount Dandenong, VIC
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0.83 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (98 reviews)
A haven for couples in love

"Our stay was for our anniversary, my birthday and Valentines day combined. What an amazing experience we had. First of all Emelia and Karen were amazing with our booking and directions as well as tips on where to dine. The atmosphere when we entered the cottage was awesome. Greeted by nature sounds ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2020

Gatehouse Cottage at Merrow Cottages - Mt Dandenong
Villa D'Amour
3.5 out of 5
23 Prion Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
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0.32 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"This place had all the lovely little touches that make you feel at home away from home. Absolutely gorgeous furnishing and gardens."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2018

Villa D'Amour
Tudor Cottages Mt Dandenong
4 out of 5
Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
The price is AU$195 per night
0.57 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (42 reviews)

"Incredibly relaxing cottage stay. Wish we could have stayed longer."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb. 2020

Tudor Cottages Mt Dandenong
Forest Edge Cottage at Merrow Cottages
3 out of 5
21-23 Hume Lane, Mount Dandenong, VIC
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0.86 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Great relaxing atmosphere Quiet location However cottage has very strong smell of smoke throughout"…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2019

Forest Edge Cottage at Merrow Cottages
Mary Card's Coach House
4.5 out of 5
1498 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
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1.39 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)
Excellent room

"My only problem was the lack of heat. As an American I could not bring myself to use the gas heater and the fact that I would have to get down on my bad knees to light it was not good. The owners did furnish me with a small electric heater which I used to heat the bathroom. Otherwise, everything ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

Mary Card's Coach House
Evora Cottage With spa Bath & Wood Fireplace
1389 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Mount Dandenong, VIC
The price is AU$195 per night
0.61 km from city centre
1/5 (1 review)
horrible stay

"We only stayed 1 night of our 3 night booking due to rats in kitchen exhaust fan."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb. 2015

Evora Cottage With spa Bath & Wood Fireplace
Elan Cottage With Large Corner spa
1389 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd, Mount Dandenong, VIC
The price is AU$412 per night
0.62 km from city centre
3/5 (1 review)
Very Disappointed with the quality and price

"Property is Very dated. Have stayed in better for less money. Definitely not for people with mobility issues. Tiles in hallway are above the bedroom and kitchen flooring resulting in a trip hazard. Shower over spa makes it difficult to get in for a shower. The bed head at the bottom of the bed had ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2019

Elan Cottage With Large Corner spa
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Visiting Mount Dandenong

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Mount Dandenong, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the gardens, waterfront, and spas. Tourists can also enjoy all the city has to offer including its temples. Dandenong Ranges National Park, Puffing Billy Steam Train, and Doncaster Shopping Centre are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 1261 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Melbourne
  • The closest major airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) 41.7 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) 47.9 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Mount Dandenong

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and SkyHigh Mount Dandenong. Additionally, you might want to add William Ricketts Sanctuary to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 8 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Mount Dandenong. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Gatehouse Cottage at Merrow Cottages - Mt Dandenong - Amenities at this 4.5-star cottage include free parking and an in-room fireplace. Expedia travelers love its clean rooms.
  • Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat - Our customers like the location at this hotel. With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Arnica Views - With a stay at this 4.5-star cottage, guests can enjoy access to free parking and concierge services, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Top places to see outside the city include Dandenong Ranges National Park, located 1.9 mi (3 from the heart of the city, and Puffing Billy Steam Train, which is 4.9 mi (7.9 away.

Dressing for Mount Dandenong

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 80°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 50°F
  • From April to June, the average is 68°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 64°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 45°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Mount Dandenong is 0.47 inches
  • February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 78°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 41°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Mount Dandenong?
Based on our traveller data, Arnica Views is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4.5-star cottage offers free parking and private balconies. It is located a short 5-minute walk from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong. Other good choices for your trip include Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat and Mary Card’s Coach House.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Mount Dandenong, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Mount Dandenong.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Mount Dandenong?
Arnica Views is a favourite 4.5-star cottage for couples, and features jetted baths and free parking. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Mount Dandenong?
Arnica Views is a 4.5-star cottage with in-room kitchens and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale choice for your stay is Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat.
What is staying in Mount Dandenong like?
Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Mount Dandenong, and many visitors will definitely appreciate the gardens and port. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its temples. Top sights in the city include SkyHigh Mount Dandenong and Dandenong Ranges National Park. In Mount Dandenong, there are 12 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Mount Dandenong?
The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: SkyHigh Mount Dandenong, Dandenong Ranges National Park and Dandenong Ranges. Additionally, in the area you’ll find Sherbrooke Forest and Puffing Billy Steam Train.
What's the seasonal weather like in Mount Dandenong?
The hottest months are usually February and January, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 10°C. Average annual rainfall for Mount Dandenong is 279 mm.

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