1498 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road , Olinda , VIC 3788 , Australia View hotel location on the map
Journey to the scenic Dandenong Ranges mountaintop in Victoria, Australia and you’ll find Mary Cards Coach House and Cottage; a heritage listed Bed and Breakfast located in Olinda. Our bluestone coach-house and cottage (circa 1903) is set amongst beautiful mature English gardens, yet just minutes walk to the picturesque restaurants and boutique shops of Mt. Dandenong and Olinda Villages. Within four to six minutes’ drive enjoy the many beautiful gardens estates found in the Dandenongs, stroll William Ricketts Sanctuary, marvel at Skyhigh Mt. Dandenong views, browse Sassafras Village with its collection of cafes, antique and craft shops, or take a nostalgic ride on Puffing Billy steam train just 15 minutes away.
Just an hour from Melbourne, it is a perfect place for weekend getaways, special occasions and wedding events. Each of our self-contained suites has been individually designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind. We know that it’s the little extras that make a stay exceptional.
We offer double spas, four poster beds, down quilts and pillows, Egyptian cotton bed linen, electric blankets, plush bathrobes, slippers, Bose sound system including iPod dock, flat screen TV, DVD, private courtyards and balconies, in-house massage treatments and beautiful garden views from all suites.
Complimentary items include extended satellite television and movies; wireless internet access; full breakfast each day (self-catering); premium bath, hair and body products; daily newspaper and magazines; flowers; special treats; freshly ground coffee and loose leaf teas.
Check in from: 2:30 pm
Check out by: 11:00 am
Complimentary wireless internet access.
Fax available at reception.
Olinda is just one hour East from Melbourne. Take the Eastern Freeway and continue onto Eastlink toll way. Take the Ringwood exit and continue to Maroondah Highway intersection. Travel across highway to Mt. Dandenong Road. Continue for 9½km until reach Canterbury Road. Turn left. Travel 550m to roundabout. At the roundabout take the third exit to Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road. Continue for 10km up through Kalorama to Olinda. We are on your right hand side just past the Pig and Whistle restaurant.
Or, travel on the Monash Freeway from Melbourne city and exit at Ferntree Gully Road. Follow until it joins Burwood Highway. Turn right onto Burwood Highway and continue for 7km. Turn left onto Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road and continue for 11.8km along the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road through Sassafras, then to Olinda. We are on your left hand side just past Mt. Dandenong Village shops.
Melways 66 H4
By Public Transport:
Catch train on Belgrave line to Upper Ferntree Gully. Take taxi from station or bus (route 694 or 688, both US Bus Line Buses) to get to bus stop in front of Kelly’s Bar and Kitchen. This is just 50m from Mary Cards B&B. Alternatively catch Lilydale Line Train to Croydon Railway Station and then catch Bus Route 688 (Ventura Bus) to Mt. Dandenong Village shops.
Secure off-street parking.