Yarra Valley Lodge is a magnificent resort offering guests total luxury. The hotel is ideally positioned at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, on the grounds of the Heritage Golf and Country Club, just 45 minutes from Melbourne and on the doorstep to over 100 wineries and attractions.
The Yarra Valley has an abundance of colourful local restaurants, wineries, arts and crafts within the region to explore.
This beautifully designed resort enhances the picturesque Yarra Valley landscape, whilst offering a relaxed countryside lifestyle. Excellent leisure facilities include two magnificent 18-hole championship golf courses, the 'St John Course' and 'The Henley Course'; the impressive Heritage Clubhouse where guests can enjoy all the privileges of a private club; and the purpose built Heritage Retreat and Heritage Yarra Valley Day Spa for total well-being and therapeutic treatments.
Yarra Valley Lodge features a restaurant and bar. Bella Restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy sophisticated, leisurely dining. Offering impeccable service and a contemporary Australian menu, including local produce and the very best wines from the Yarra Valley and beyond. The Lodge Bar is a stylish, yet casual lounge offering light snacks and drinks in a warm ambience.
Yarra Valley Lodge offers you one of the best Yarra Valley Conference and Event venues the region has to offer. Ideal for your next corporate conference, meeting, event, wedding or product launch. Offering the flexibility of 10 variable function suites that can be tailored to suit every style of function catering for up to 400 guests or delegates. Facilities are complemented by stylish surroundings, state-of-the-art audio visual services and many event suites feature natural light.
Lakeside Cottage provides luxury accommodation for couples celebrating special occasions such as wedding, honeymoons, proposals, anniversaries, birthdays or getaways.
Lakeside Cottage sits in five glorious acres of manicured botanical gardens with mountain views and a private lake, making it the perfect secluded getaway.
You will enjoy complete privacy and ambience, and no traffic noise - linger over a late breakfast with a noon checkout.
The ideal place for a marriage proposal, your wedding night, or even stay the night before your wedding with your bridesmaids. Consider eloping to Lakeside Cottage or use the grounds for your wedding photos. Featuring a sumptuous array of breakfast provisions, king-size bed, espresso machine, gas log fire, 3D movies, wireless internet, mountain views and more.
A serene photographer's paradise, hidden from the world, yet within minutes of the Yarra Valley's and Mount Dandenong's finest reception venues, restaurants, wineries, and country drives. Within easy reach of Puffing Billy, Healesville, Sassafras and Olinda. Take a winery tour to the Yarra Valley or a balloon ride. So many attractions in every direction....
Ideally located just off Eastlink and at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Quality Inn and Suites Knox is the perfect choice for both leisure and business travellers. The hotel offers 52 modern self-contained studio, one and two bedroom apartments, an on-site restaurant, off street car parking and a number of conference rooms.
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Clarion Hotel on Canterbury is redefining the suburban hotel/motel market with a standard of service, facilities and decor that up until now would only be expected in the highest quality hotels in the city. Choose from a range of accommodation options including executive spa suites, apartments and true luxury suites. Oliver's restaurant and bar offers a choice of dining experience including the Atrium and al fresco, with a contemporary modern cuisine that will tantalise your taste buds and make your stay a memorable one. Conferences and functions, including weddings for up to 150 in comfort are a specialty, the dedicated staff will tend to every need and allow you to relax and enjoy the day. AAA, Seniors and corporate rates are available.
Offering a bar, a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk Dorset Gardens Hotel is just 2 minutes' drive from Croydon's town centre, and 25 minutes to The Dandenong Ranges. Each room offers mountain views and a flat-screen TV. Guests enjoy free on-site parking.
Croydon Dorset Gardens Hotel is 15 minutes' drive from Ferntree Gully. It is 30 minutes' drive from Melbourne and 45 minutes' drive from Melbourne Airport.
Dorset Gardens Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The menu includes continental and cooked breakfast, pasta, steak and soup dishes. Guests can enjoy watching live sports and play billiards in the sports bar.
The air-conditioned rooms feature a wardrobe, a DVD player, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has a private bathroom with bathtub or shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Foothills Conference Centre is a four star conference centre located in Mooroolbark, 31 kilometres east of Melbourne. The centre boasts 96 luxury rooms and is ideally located close to notable Yarra Valley wineries and all of the area's major tourist attractions.
Set on 20 acres of beautiful bushland, the conference centre provides the ideal setting to relax and enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Foothills Conference Centre provides guests with a high level of personal service, and in addition offers an extensive range of comprehensive business facilities at a competitive price.
Foothills Conference Centre offers four star accommodation guest rooms in the Grevillea section. These rooms are available in twin share and king size configurations and feature reverse cycle air conditioning, en suite bathroom, television with Foxtel (cable television), fridge and coffee / tea making facilities, plates, bowls, cups, wine glasses and cutlery.
Free WiFi access is available for guests and a detailed guest compendium is also provided to guests detailing information about dining and entertainment in the Yarra Valley area....
Located on the Mountain Highway in Wantirna, within a very close range to Knox Shopping Complex, public transport and all major facilities. Gateway to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. The Wantirna Park Caravan Park has a diverse range of accommodation catering from van sites with access to electricity and water to cabins with large kitchen and living area's sleeping a maximum of 6 people. Linen is available for hire. Undercover BBQ, inground pool, playground for the kids and tennis court are all available for use. Family owned and operated with your best interests at heart.
Wirilda is a beautiful heritage home in Vermont.
Next door is a lovely English style two level cottage. Both located in lovely large separate gardens with spacious lawns. Both houses are beautifully furnished with well appointed kitchens [an invitation for guests to cook in] . They each have 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and lots of living space.
Vermont is a suburb to the east of Melbourne close to three major Shopping Complexes, antique shops, close to bus stop and access to freeway into the CBD and opposite direction to Frankston & the Mornington Peninsula. Other sightseeing attractions Dandenong Ranges, Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, Galleries, further a field fairy penguins,
Prices start at $699 for one person, $950 for six, then upwards to $1250 at Christmas on a weekly basis. Longer stays - more than 4 weeks, attract discounts. Ring Patricia for a quote and availability - 0398733060. See pictures - www.aahomes.com.au
Town Park in Croydon will come to life for the 27th annual Maroondah Festival. This iconic event unites the community for a fun filled, entertaining, interactive festival extravaganza.
The event features areas including the Community Expo, food stalls, live entertainment, Eco Village, Youth Space, Kids Kingdom, Health and Wellbeing Area, classic cars, food and design market, and more.
Maroondah Festival is a great day for the whole family and people of all ages. With something for everyone, this is a day not to be missed....
Baringa Villa Bed & Breakfast is located in Croydon North, and is 35 minute drive from Melbourne city centre and a 55 minutes drive from Melbourne Airport. Baringa Villa is at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, Mount Dandenong, Warrandyte and the Yarra River.
Baringa Villa offers short term accommodation ranging from a pampering luxurious weekend to a few months stay. Offering free wireless internet and continental breakfast for the first two nights stayed. It is completely private with its own car park and private garden and courtyard.
The two-bedroom apartment features a spa bath looking out into the garden, a fully equipped modern kitchen, complete with coffee machine and filtered water. It also features two bathrooms with free toiletries and laundry facilities.
The air-conditioned villa features a dining and lounge area with a flat-screen television, a DVD player and an iPod docking station. It also has barbecue facilities and an outdoor dining area complete with balcony looking out over tree tops, with garden and mountain views to both the Dandenong's and Yarra Ranges.
Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage or book a pampering healing package, for an additional charge.
Kellybrook Winery and Kelly Brothers Cider was established by the Kelly family in 1969, set in a secluded little valley only 35 kilometres from Melbourne's city centre.
Kellybrook's rolling hills are a pretty backdrop to the vineyard and give a lovely rural feel.
Kellybrook produces an extensive range of award-winning table wines and specialises in hand-disgorged sparkling wines, using the traditional French method. Recent expansion into beer brewing has lead to Riders Brew Co. being established by the Kelly Brothers. The brewery focuses on expressive high quality small batch beers.
Exceptional apple and pear ciders are also made on the property, including the unique Champagne Cider, a favourite in the cellar door, and apple brandy.
Tastings and sales are conducted in the cellar door Friday - Monday. Enjoy the open fire in Winter and garden in Summer.
Enjoy a wine or cider or linger over a Cheese and Charcuterie board on the terrace or grab a picnic blanket and relax under the magnificent 125 year-old oak tree.
Keep an eye out for the Kellybrook Cider Festival held in May annually....
The Rob Dolan Wines Cellar Door is located in South Warrandyte, just 30 minutes from Melbourne's CBD.
The intimate space has been incorporated into the properties' original Farmhouse which is set on over 100 acres of rolling farmland and vineyard.
The friendly and knowledgeable Cellar Door staff are on hand to guide visitors through a comprehensive tasting of their range of wines.
Visitors are welcome to purchase wine to take home or enjoy on the deck or in our gardens. A range of craft coffee, tea and non-alcoholic drinks are also available for purchase.
In the coming weeks, Rob Dolan Wines will be offering produce plates which will incorporate their own range of relishes, pickles and pastes and cheese matured on site by The Stone and Crow Cheese company.
Group bookings required for groups of eight or more people. Contact the number or email provided....