Outside at night
Cosy Como Cottage
Cottage kitchen
Open fire
Large spa
Ferny gardens
Claw-foot bathtub
Open plan with Coonara fire

Como Cottages

Address: 1465 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788

Phone: 03 9751 2264  |  Mobile: 0419 599 505  

Email: comocottages@bigpond.com.au
Web: comocottages.com

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Como Cottages is set on two properties in the Olinda Village and is the perfect getaway for romantics, overnighters and families or groups. The romantic one bedroom cottages are on one property and the family cottages are on the other. Lush gardens surround each cottage in their own private sanctuary.

Each cottage is fully self-contained with all creature comforts and full breakfast provisions are included in the price. Soak in a large two person corner spa with candles and incense burning (provided), while listening to your favourite music. Digital flat screen televisions and DVD's to watch are also in each cottage.

Put your feet up and relax in your cottage or walk to the villages (Olinda, Sassafras and Mount Dandenong) for some shopping at the craft shops or a bite to eat at the many fantastic restaurants of the area, just 500 metres in either direction. Try the massage spa Elle Naturale Olinda for massage and pampering packages. Please contact operator for details.

Other options include The Sky High Observatory, The National Rhododendron Gardens, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Puffing Billy, Healesville or the Yarra Valley Wineries (about 30 minute drive) or bush walking through the famous Sherbrooke forest. The Retro, Cameo Cinema is close by too.

The rustic, Victorian, no lace cottages have polished boards, rugs, period furniture, coloured glass windows, open fires, gas 'Kooka' stoves and wrought iron beds (farmhouse and four poster).

All breakfast ingredients for a good old-fashioned hot or cold breakfast are supplied, as well as Twinnings teas and plunger coffee.

Choose from six cottages to stay for a weekend, overnight, a week or more! Weekend packages available. Extended check out available.

Content: Como Cottages

Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Forget-Me-Not Cottage

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Midweek Rate
Per night, Monday to Thursday. Rate is based on one couple using one bedroom. Extra person fee applies.

12/08/1330/06/15$195.00$195.00

Weekend rate F/S/S
Two night weekend rate is $250 per night. One night when available is $275 per night. Rate is based on one couple using one bedroom. Extra person fee applies.

12/08/1312/08/15$250.00$275.00

Garden Retreat Cottage

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Midweek Rate
Per night, Monday to Thursday.

12/08/1330/06/15$195.00$195.00

Weekend rate
Friday, Saturday and Sunday asnd public holidays.

12/08/1331/08/15$250.00$275.00

Como Spa Cottage

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Midweek Rate
Per night, Monday to Thursday.

12/08/1330/06/15$195.00$195.00

Weekend rate
Friday, Saturday & Sunday and publice holidays.

12/08/1331/08/15$250.00$275.00

Mills Spa Cottage

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Midweek Rate
Per night, Monday to Thursday.

12/08/1301/09/15$205.00$205.00

Weekend rate
Friday, Saturday and Sunday and public holidays. Two night price is $550 and if available, single night is $295.

12/08/1331/08/15$275.00$295.00

Lavender Cottage

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Midweek Rate
Per night, Monday to Thursday. The price is based on one couple using one bedroom. Extra person rate applies.

12/08/1330/06/15$220.00$220.00

Weekend rate
Friday, Saturday and Sunday and public holidays. Two night rate is $550. If available, single night is $295. Rates are bease on one couple using one bedroom. Extra person rate applies.

12/08/1331/08/15$275.00$295.00

Cotswald Cottage

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Weekend rate
Friday, Saturday and Sunday and public holidays. Price is based on one couple using one bedroom. Extra person fee applies.

12/08/1331/08/15$290.00$310.00

Midweek rate
Monday to Thursday. Rates are based on two people using one bedroom. Extra person fee applies.

12/08/1331/08/15$250.00$250.00

Caretakers Cottage

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Weeknd rate
Friday, Saturday and Sunday and public holidays.

12/08/1331/08/15$200.00$225.00

Midweek rate
Monday to Thursday

12/08/1331/08/15$150.00$150.00

Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Forget-Me-Not Cottage

The Forget-Me-Not cottage captures the light with its elevated position and glass conservatory lounge room. It is all on one level and open plan (however, there is a downstairs area with two single beds for children if needed - an extra person fee applies). There is a Coonara wood fire at the foot of the queen size bed and a large claw-foot bath, big enough for two people, with a brass trombone tap in the middle.1

Garden Retreat Cottage

The Garden Retreat Cottage, as the name suggests captures the beautiful garden views of the property. The original Victorian style of the cottage features an open fire, central heating, a cast-iron four poster bed as well as a deep claw-foot bathtub. It has a kitchen and balcony and front decking for you to enjoy a cuppa or glass of wine whilst watching the Rosellas, Cockatoos and Kookaburras. Breakfast provisions are included in the price. Just a short stroll up Monash Avenue, takes you to the Olinda and Mount Dandenong villages.1

Como Spa Cottage

The Como Spa Cottage is their cutest, cosiest cottage which is open plan and has all the features you would want for a few nights away. There is a queen sized bed, open fire, gas heating, large two-person corner spa, digital television, DVD and CD system. A vaulted ceiling in the bedroom and a glass kitchen nook for your cook up of hearty breakfast provisions. There is decking with table and chairs through the front French doors. It is an easy stroll in either direction to the Olinda and Mount Dandenong shops.1

Mills Spa Cottage

The two-storey 'honeymooner' Mills Spa Cottage has an elevated, large two-person corner spa and a lovely big open fireplace, then up the winding Victorian staircase to the upstairs bedroom with cast-iron four-poster bed and glass enclosed balcony which captures the city lights in winter time. The country kitchen is light filled in the afternoons and as with all of their cottages, has an Early Kooka stove and all the pots and pans for you to enjoy the breakfast provisions.1

Lavender Cottage

The two bedroom, two-storey Lavender cottage is situated right in the Olinda village, so there is easy access to the shops and restaurants. It is perfect for girls' weekends, families and wedding guests or even the bride and groom. The large attic style upstairs has a queen sized bed, large two-person corner spa and Romeo and Juliette balcony, overlooking its own grassed garden. Downstairs is the kitchen and sunken lounge room with open fireplace, digital, television, DVD and CD system. The second bedroom is also downstairs with a double cast iron bed.2

Cotswald Cottage

The Cotswald Cottage is an original cottage of the area, built is 1912, you get a real sense of history when you arrive. You can imagine families sitting by the open fire, playing games, reading books and spending time together. Centrally located in the Olinda village and with its own private garden full of Johnquills, Camelias and Rhododendrons, it is the perfect cottage for small groups (of up to six people). It features three bedrooms, each with a double bed, a bay windowed dining room adjoining the lounge room, a large kitchen with the Early Kooka stove, a large, two-person corner spa and of course digital television, DVD and CD system. there is also a barbecue on the front veranda.3

Caretakers Cottage

The Caretakers Cottage is perfect for one person or one couple for an overnight stay or weekend away. Good for people who want to explore the area and get out and about. With the villages of Olinda and Mount Dandenong so close, you can easily stroll to the shops and restaurants for dinner. This cosy cottage features a bathroom with shower, kitchenette and double bed. It captures the garden surrounds and is heated and air-conditioned for your comfort. There is a digital television, DVD and radio, iPod docking station. There is a decking area with table and chairs to enjoy the fresh mountain air of the Dandenongs.1

Payment methods accepted

American Express  Cheque  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

They require a 50 per cent deposit upon booking. If you should cancel less than seven days prior to your booking your deposit will not be refunded unless we can re-book your cottage. If you cancel less than 24 hours prior to your booking your deposit will not be refunded.

Local directions

Como Cottages are 45 minutes drive from inner city suburbs (one hour from the city centre). Take either Burwood Highway, Canterbury Road or Dandenong Road and Ferntree Gully Road to Mount Dandenong Tourist Road. They are in the Melways at 66H6 at the junction of the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road and Monash Avenue.

Facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Cots available
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Library
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Movie hire
  • Open fireplace
  • Spa

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Bushwalking

Reception opening hours

Memberships

  • Visitor Information Centre

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