Clarendon Cottages

Hotel Class
4.5 out of 5
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4.8 / 5Exceptional
106 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Alfred Nicolas Gardens
    3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Sherbrooke Picnic Ground
    3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Dandenong Ranges National Park
    13 min drive
  • Airport
    Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)
    54 min drive

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1800 781 504
  • Romantic Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Romantic Cottage, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Cottage, 2 Queen Beds, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • 90 sq m
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area


Located in Dandenongs, Clarendon Cottages is in a rural location and near a metro station. Puffing Billy Steam Train is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Dandenong Ranges National Park and Sherbrooke Forest. Traveling with kids? Consider Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens, or check out an event or a game at Nunawading Basketball Centre. Our guests love the property's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Sherbrooke Picnic Ground - 3 min drive
  • Grants Picnic Area - 6 min drive
  • Sherbrooke Forest - 6 min drive
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Belgrave Station - 7 min drive
  • Belgrave Station - 7 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 67 min drive

About this property

Clarendon Cottages

4.5-star family-friendly cottage near Dandenong Ranges National Park
Free use of bicycles, laundry facilities, and a garden are available at this cottage. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up. Other amenities include barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 3 individually decorated accommodations feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can appreciate conveniences like washers/dryers and sitting areas, and other amenities include private yards and microwaves. Housekeeping is available on request.
Clarendon Cottages offers 3 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and espresso makers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers.
Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Dandenongs cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Property amenities


Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free train station pick-up shuttle

Family friendly

Children's toys

Food and drink

Espresso maker
Coffee/tea maker
Paper towels
Electric kettle
Ice maker


Free full breakfast available daily
Couples dining


Premium bedding
Bed sheets provided
Pillow top mattress


Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Towels provided
Toilet paper

Living spaces

Sitting area

Outdoor areas

Barbecue grill
Picnic area
Outdoor furniture


Laundry Facilities
Laundry detergent


Air conditioning


No pets allowed


No elevators
Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

Housekeeping (on request)
Local maps
Window screens
Electrical adapters/chargers
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Blackout drapes/curtains
Restaurant dining guide
Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

Near a metro station
Near a train station
In the mountains
In a rural location

Things to do

Outdoor pool access nearby
Free bicycle rentals on site
Mountain biking nearby
Winery tours nearby
Golf nearby
Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher
First aid kit
Smoke detector


3 rooms
1 floor
3 buildings
Built in 1938
Individually decorated



Check-in between 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • After reaching the Clarendon's gate, please proceed down the long driveway and park in the small roundabout. After checking in at the house, guests will be shown to their cottage and allocated parking spot.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee: AUD 30 for check-in between 8:00 PM and 11:00 PM
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Weekly housekeeping provided; fees apply for additional cleaning

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the cottage prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Property is also known as

  • Clarendon Cottages House Sassafras
  • Clarendon Cottages House
  • Clarendon Cottages Sassafras
  • Clarendon Cottages
  • Clarendon Cottages Sassafras, Victoria, Australia


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Cute cottage

It was a very lovely cottage cute...guys that are 6 foot need to be careful and duck their heads. It was a nice shirt getaway will going back...thank you

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019


  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Amenities

Wotif has been very deceptive with advertising this property, I needed a single story due to disabilities and ended up with two storey. Very difficult to manouvre inside as the cottage was extremely small.

Stayed 2 nights in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We loved everything about this property, our privacy and being made so welcome. Also catering so well for vegan and vegetarian breakfasts.

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Cosy, warm, romantic, lovely breakfast supplies, chocolates, port, the works!

Stayed 3 nights in Jul. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Beautiful cottages with very generous provisions Spotlessly clean and very helpful host

Stayed 1 night in Jul. 2019

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