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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Regularly go here for dinner at the Bistro where you get a decent feed unlike those yuppy pubs in the city. Staff are very professional, charming and eager to help with special mention to Luisa who supervises the place to perfection.

Thank Travellingcouple639
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight here as we had a seminar on the Friday night and all day on the Saturday. Our dinner on the Friday night was awesome...I had a lamb fetta cheese salad and it was so tasty...and pretty well priced. The room was clean and tidy and I think well priced. There were some small maintenance work that could have...

Thank ziggy391
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't a 4-5 star hotel and nor does it claim to be,so if you are expecting to find it is,then perhaps stay elsewhere. Having said that,the hotel was more than adequate for my needs, the hot water was endless, the air con cold, free wifi and the staff were amazing.....in fact, there are several 4-5 star hotels that could...

Thank N80
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

only stayed here for one night because we attended a family wedding. Hotel was bearable & very basic but wouldn't stay here for more than one night. The double Bed was a uncomfortable. Room was clean which was a bonus. The hotel staff wasn't very welcoming & could have been a bit more friendlier.

Thank Laura D
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Motel at the back of a pub. Rooms are dated but clean & comfortable. Motel Car park could do with an upgrade as there were afew potholes. Check in was easy as was Check out (left key in room & pulled door shut- as had to leave before 8am). Room was surprisingly quiet, only heard intoxicated guests going back to...

Thank Melissa W
Phillip Island, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via 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...

Thank Susan M
Warragul, VIC
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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...

Thank whistle007
Reviewed 15 November 2016 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.

Thank Nancy B
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.

1Thank Ian L
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.

Thank Amanda P

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  • 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
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 - $115 (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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“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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