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Phillip Island, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The reception area and staff were lovely. Obviously managing a few functions as well as the usual visitors with professionalism. Drove around to the motel area that looked a bit unloved. Room was clean, well lit and warm. Bed comfortable. Then there was the bathroom...mould covered by silicone beading (now it can't be treated), a leaky shower and the door...

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Warragul, VIC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with the wife here tonight. Lamb cutlets for her and Chicken Parma for me. The service was good, we didn't have a reservation but they accommodated us without any questions at all. The girls that were doing the bar and waitress appeared to be new starters and couldn't figure out the change or what a pot was but...

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Thank whistle007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub food, friendly staff and good service - very unusual to have table service, ordering meal & coffees from your seat, should be more if it! A good family pub and perfect for a family birthday celebration.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have stayed at the Dorset Gardens many times. On each occasion I have experienced outstanding service, clean and comfortable room and a dining room with a simply fantastic menu. The food is always delicious, the servings amazingly generous and the service legendary.

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Yallourn North
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Thought it might be noisy on a Friday night because of the complex of nightclub, sports bar and pokie venue but the units are well set back so we had a very peaceful night. It is a bit dated but it was clean and comfortable and very convenient for anyone attending a wedding at Bramleigh as we were.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with our 1 year old for a week. Stayed in this location as we had friends nearby but I wouldn't have chosen it as our location to visit Melbourne. Basic but tidy accommodation. Large enough room for us to also have our portacot up. Serviced daily. Kettle, toaster and fridge in the room. But could've used a microwave...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable, great ambience. Meals were a good size, well priced & beautifully cooked. Only downside is you can't split the bill or even better pay as you order. Puts you off using this venue with a group of friends as who likes working out the money at the end of a great evening

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The title says it all The bistro is excellent for dinner and breakfast. If you want it there is a sports bar and bottle shop. Only downside is the pokies but at least they are separated from reception and bistro. Can be very busy but parking is plentiful.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The room was basic and clean. However it was the middle of winter, there was no electric blanket, the aircon did nothing to warm the room up, the blinds were missing chunks out of it and the light fittings were missing covers. There was a blanket available in the cupboard however I had to double it over me to stay...

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Point Cook, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 days for work. Rooms are nearly older than me. 70s style still original. Shower over bath, with glass screen. Hard to get in and out of. Poor water pressure and pealing paint and mould in the bath surrounds . Rattling exhaust fan and a main air con unit that works very little. Uncomfortable bed and dark...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dorset Gardens Hotel has an adjoining Motel Complex with 45 Motel Style Units including a large 3 bedroom self contained apartment. Our accommodation caters for all types of requirements whether it be individual travellers, families, couples, group bookings or corporate guests. Key Features •45 motel style units available in double and twin share, including 2 family rooms with separate lounge area and spa facilities. •All rooms have ensuite facilities, remote A/C and LCD screens, table and chairs, tea and coffee facilities, iron and board and small refrigerator. •Breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week in Gardens Restaurant. •Ground floor and second storey units. •Ample car and coach parking FREE. •Wireless internet facilities. •Guest laundry with washing & drying facilities. •Multiple room booking concessions available. Along with our in-house entertainment, Bistro, Sports Bar, Beer Garden, Pokies, Night club and function rooms we boast walking distance and close proximity to: • Wedding venues such as Bramleigh and Linley estate • Dorset public golf course • Eastland shopping centre • Croydon train station • Croydon main street • Delicious cafes and retail outlets • Croydon leisure centre • Woolworths supermarket • Croydon cinema • And multiple service stations We are located 20 minutes drive to Sky-High look-out, 1000 steps, Mt. Dandenong and The Yarra Valley. Please ask our friendly staff for information about local events and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dorset Gardens Hotel

Address: 335 Dorset Rd, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Maroondah > Croydon
Price Range: $92 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dorset Gardens Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room at the far end as they are the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles IanL820, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“What do they have to keep you warm in winter or cool in summer, some charge extra for a room with an aircon. Is internet free or chargeable”
 of 5 bubbles frequenttraveller796, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't have adjoining doors”
 of 5 bubbles Sallyg847, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Take a room on the lower level, the upper level has a shared walkway/balcony and we were woken by passer by's,”
 of 5 bubbles 779garryy, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Furthest from the main building if your worried about the noise”
 of 5 bubbles BrendaF901, 20 Mar 2014 | Read review
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