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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We stayed here last February 2017. Great hosts Maj and Daniel. Good fresh homemade bread for brreakfast. Beautiful garden setting. Dining table setting was well prepared, beautiful decoration. Great place to get away for couples. Like a mountain retreat. Some rooms have a spa.

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Heley Daniel and I really appreciate you took the time to write your review. I found your words really kind and these lovely reviews we get are always an great encouragement to continue enjoying what you are doing. As you must have felt, we genuinely enjoy receiving our guests here and do all possible to make them simply happy...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed in the forest edge cottage to celebrate our anniversary, the room, the beautiful gardens and the service were all incredible. The fresh baked bread really is amazing, and Maj and Daniel are just lovely people to be around and always helpful. We will definitely be coming back.

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hey James, So nice to read your lovely review. Thank you very very much. We also truly enjoyed to have you here and it is great to read that you enjoyed your stay so much We will continue to make our homemade bread considering how much our guests enjoy it.. Worth the effort...I only want to tell you both that...

Churchill, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The cottage was beautifully maintained and in a great location. The owner was very helpful with great suggestions on where we could go for lunch and afternoon coffee. The home baked bread was to die for and complemented the breakfast. When we woke in this beautiful bush setting the birdlife was fantastic and a family of ducks with their ducklings...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Ann, You are right the property here is made for dear memories, simple pleasures and beauties, the true ones, the ones you can still see and fill even months after. Glad you enjoy the homemade bread, we do think that it is really a nice thing to have. The pretty little ducks have unfortunately disappeared. It broke our family's...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Absolutely stunning cottage! What a perfect way to spend an evening in. It was perfect from the moment we arrived to when we left (so sad), the hosts Maj and Daniel were wonderful, so hospitable and warm! They have meticulously thought of everything guests would enjoy. From the home-made bread, garlic with the mushrooms for breakfast and yummy port wine...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Nastasya Thank you for your amazing review. So kind of you, and Daniel and I are so happy we managed to help you spend a great getaway. We definitely look forward to seeing you again In the meantime, we wish you all the best Kind regards Maj and Daniel

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful tranquil setting ;) Romantic getaway. Absolutely perfect No better way to spend a weekend - exploring the nearby sights & then enjoying the open fire 🔥 and spa at this wonderful cottage:) welcoming homely feel xxx

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Kristen Thank you thank you love your comment. It was a real pleasure to have you here at Merrow and I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay so much We look forward to having here again and in the meantime really wish you all the best Maj-Britt and Daniel

Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight recently in a room within the house that was both large & comfortable. Maj your host is a friendly & vibrant lady who is well travelled & holds a great conversation over breakfast & coffee that she whips up for you wifh a smile. There are also 2 seperate self contained cottages on this beautiful property that...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Jamie Sorry I am always very busy. Actually been landscaping a lot with Daniel. The gardens look absolutely amazing, you would not believe how many more flowers and plants. Looks really nice especially now that the flowers are out. You have to come back Jamie !! Thank for your compliments, very touched. It is a sincere fun and pleasure...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful cottage The Gatehouse, on arrival met our host Maj & Daniel beautiful couple who made us feel at home away from home! Stunning, cosy cottage the Spa was massive looking outside at the garden. Fire place so romantic with lots of wood to keep it going all night. Would recommend this highly, will definitely be back.. Thank you...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Helen ! You said you would write a nice review, I can see you kept your promise. The Gatehouse is certainly an amazing cottage. It was designed by the previous owners of Merrow cottages to be the perfect setting for a romantic getaway, for a wedding, an anniversary or to propose. You are right the massive spa in a...

Singapore
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Thank you Maj and Daniel for a wonderful stay. I had initially booked a smaller room but Maj upgraded me to a bigger one cos it was available. The room was spacious homely and clean. Merrow cottages is in a quiet location and the hosts are wonderful people making even a guest who was staying for only a night feel...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Suan, thanks !!!!! I am glad it was a nice surprise... Glad you enjoyed everything. So do we, We are working but we are sincerely enjoying meeting our guests, making them happy and preparing a yummy breakfast. We can only be homely we would not know any other way. I must say that it is a bit of a...

Point Cook
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My family and I totally fall in love with this place. We immediately fall in love with the studio suite : 86,sq meters, private spa, total privacy and amazing view ! The decoration has a lovely European touch. Breakfast is out favourite with home made bread ! A perfect place for special occasions (birthday, anniversary...) beautifully located in the forest....

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Cedric, For Daniel and I it is a really nice to see our guests coming back again and again and enjoying Merrow. The spa studio suite has been created only 1 year or so ago and our guests, like you, enjoyed the private terrace and view on the forest, the peace that you feel, the big bay windows, the...

Manchester
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in the King spa. We were looking for a relaxing break having had a stressful few weeks. The break was perfect. The room was lovely. It was a very large room with a lovely king sized bed and a balcony overlooking the forest. The spa bathroom was perfect a large spa and lots of candles. It...

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Merrowcottages666, Owner at Merrow Cottages, responded to this review

Hello ! Lovely to read you !! So glad you found the time to share your experience here... Was lovely to have you both. Take care and hope to see you again ! I am really glad you enjoyed everything, thank you for the compliments about my scones, the homemade chantilly and the homemade strawberry jam.. How good is that...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merrow Cottages and B&B, is a luxury romantic hideaway located in the heart of the picturesque Dandenong Ranges National Park. Just 45 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD. Merrow is nestled on the edge of a 10 acres private forest amongst the colourful camellia trees, rhododendrons, century old mountain ash trees and majestic tree ferns. Merrow offers 2 elegant and romantic self-contained cottages: the “Gatehouse” and “Forest Edge” as well 3 cosy and elegantly decorated B&B suites: the “Deluxe Spa suite” the “Lyrebird Suite” and “Mon Amour Suite”, located in the main family house. The classic old world charm of French toiletries (”L’occitane en Provence”), beautiful French style toile drapes and antique European furniture, combined with modern luxury of our spacious cottages will make your romantic getaway an intimate experience to cherish. Dive in the sumptuous carved mahogany four-poster-bed, enjoy a complimentary port relaxing in front of a crackling open fire or simply soak beneath the bubbles of a beautiful spa by candle-light. Daniel and Maj owners of Merrow will offer you their kind welcome as well as little attentions to make your stay in one of Mount Dandenong’s best kept secrets, unforgettable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merrow Cottages

Address: 21-23 Hume Lane, Mount Dandenong, Victoria 3767, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Mount Dandenong
Price Range: $156 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Merrow Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Great for nature lovers.”
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“Spa studio suite amazing !!”
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