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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Flat-screen TV

Rubys Cottage

3.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKoonara Wines10 min walk
    Popular LocationMary MacKillop Interpretive Centre11 min walk
    Popular LocationParker Coonawarra Estate2 min drive
    AirportMount Gambier, SA (MGB)30 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.

Rubys Cottage

3.5-star Cottage with kitchen and jetted bathtub
A full-service spa, laundry facilities and a garden are available at this cottage. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. The cottage boasts a jetted tub and offers a kitchen and a washing machine. Guests can appreciate conveniences, such as a living room and a fridge, and other amenities include a private garden and a flat-screen TV. Housekeeping is available on request.
This cottage offers 2 forms of accommodation with an iron/ironing board. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Accommodation at this 3.5-star cottage has kitchens with fridges, hobs and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a bath with a jetted bath. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Property amenities


  • Hot tub
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa open daily


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 4 AM–10 AM: AUD 25 for adults and AUD 25 for children


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Bath
  • Jetted bath
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Washing machine
  • Laundry facilities

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No lifts
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage

Location highlights

  • In the shopping district
  • In the city centre


  • 2 rooms



Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in


Pets stay for free

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for English breakfast: AUD 25 for adults and AUD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 25 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 25 (roundtrip), (up to 18 years old)

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
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 3 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Rubys Cottage Penola
Rubys Penola
Rubys Cottage Penola
Rubys Cottage Cottage
Rubys Cottage Cottage Penola

About this area


Located in Penola, this cottage is in the city centre. Koonara Wines and Parker Coonawarra Estate are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Nangwarry Forest Reserve and Round Waterhole Forest Reserve.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Koonara Wines - 10 min walk
  • Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre - 11 min walk
  • Parker Coonawarra Estate - 2 min drive
  • Patrick of Coonawarra - 2 min drive
  • Hollick Wines - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Mount Gambier, SA (MGB) - 30 min drive


  • Prince of Wales Hotel Motel - 8 min walk
  • Vintage Cafe - 9 min walk
  • DeVine - 10 min walk
  • Heyward's Royal Oak - 11 min walk
  • Windarra Bakery - 11 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 5 reviews
5 - Excellent 20%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 5 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 5 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 5 reviews
2 - Poor 20%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 5 reviews
1 - Terrible 20%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
This was an extremely disappointing property. It was rundown, outdated, (unnecessary clutter everywhere), unclean and in poor condition, inside and out. The cleanliness of the kitchen, with musty cupboards, dirty dishcloths, unclean cutlery and filthy fridge and BBQ was a disgrace. The precarious shower over the bath was an extreme safety issue and should be addressed with at least one safety rail. Considering we were quoted, via email $330.00 for two nights and then charged $444.00, for the two nights, added further grist for our very unhappy stay. The entire property needs a significant update with modern facilities and appliances to bring it in line with similar industry standards.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was quite comfortable. Well stocked kitchen,comfortable beds. Information book needs updating,a bit more attention to detail would make this place even better.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities
Water tank ran dry on the first night of a 4 night stay, so pump broke and needed repair so no running water for a day. Offer of compensation (a couple of bottle wines to be dropped off) never arrived, nor did any further communication. Ideal property for a couple, great town but left to find another option next time.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
very cosy cottage we were lucky to have all the roses in full bloom
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2018