Observatory Cottages offers all the luxury and quality you expect for honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays, proposals or just an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Superb Accommodation & wonderful atmosphere
So close to the stars yet so close to everything Observatory Cottages Bed and Breakfast Accommodation has all you need. Only a short stroll to Melbourne’s famous Sky High restaurant, and gift shop. And only a 5 minute drive to some of the best restaurants and craft shops the Dandenong Ranges has to offer.
Wedding Nights are our specialty – make it a truly memorable occasion.
Look forward to seeing you at Observatory Cottages.
Observatory Cottages “where your peace & privacy are respected, your senses soothed & lasting memories created…”
Our accommodation feature first class fit finish and facilities.
How it all came to be…
Situated at the summit of Mount Dandenong, Observatory Cottages is one of the Original Bed and Breakfast Establishments of the Dandenong Ranges. For a Romantic getaway or just an escape in Luxury Accommodation Observatory Cottages is the ideal Cottage Accommodation you need.
Only 45 minutes from the city of Melbourne we have four spacious yet cozy cottages to choose from. Each cottage has its own unique character. Owls Croft, Windsong, Ironbark and Candlewick, are names remembered by the many guests that have come our way repeatedly over the many years. With stunning views of Port Phillip Bay and the surrounding Suburbs, at Observatory Cottages you feel as though you can touch the stars. “It looked like someone had dumped a truckload of gemstones, rubies, sapphires, diamonds and topaz, in random patterns on to a vast black tablecloth.” It is truly an amazing sight.
Always looking for ways to improve your stay yet keeping with the feel of yesteryear we take great pride and pleasure from seeing our guests return over and over again.
Candlewick Cottage Group/Family Accommodation very popular for Wedding groups, Girls weekend away or friends just wanting to catch up, can accommodate up to 4 couples, Singles or two families looking for a great mountain retreat to entertain the kids.
Ideal for Family holidays (close by to all attractions Puffing Billy, Treetops in Belgrave, Sherbrooke forest, Thousand steps, Grants Picnic Ground, Healesville Sanctuary, Hedgend Maze, Lake Mountain (wintertime), Sky-high Maze/Gardens & Restaurant).
Situated at the top of the property Candlewick Suite has stunning views of Port Phillip Bay and surrounding night lights from the comfort of your four poster bed. If you don’t want to laze your day away in bed, then jump in the corner two person spa, and watch your favourite movie or just enjoy looking at the log fire burn. Boasting a full kitchen with everything at arms reach and a courtyard garden Candlewick Suite is ideal for that much needed getaway.
Romantic Getaways Mount Dandenong Ironbark Cottage
With the feel of yesteryear Ironbark Cottage is where romance begins. Set in timber Ironbark Cottage boasts its own yard and a balcony that over looks Port Phillip Bay and the surrounding suburbs.
Sit back on the deck or soak up in the double spa and watch the sun go down, or just sit by the log fire with your loved one. Ironbark Cottage is truly the home of romance. This cottage is beautifully detailed its spacious inside and out, enjoy sleeping on the 1880’s antique Half Tester bed with lace bedding and furnishings. The cottage is set in rich reds & wood paneling with cathedral ceilings.
Bed and Breakfast accomodation in Mount Dandenong, a world away from everything but within easy reach of Kalorama, Sassafras, Sherbrooke, Kallista and Monbulk.
Owl’s Croft – Accommodation In the Yarra Valley
Owls Croft is a cozy self-contained cottage situated at the front of the grounds. Private secluded and out on its own. Owls Croft is a honeymooner’s paradise. Set in stone with timber paneling and polished floorboards it sets the mood for that very special occasion.
Laze around in robes & enjoy the four poster canopy bed watching the morning dew come in. Have a soak in the double spa bath overlooking the views & the gardens with your loved one. Sit on the porch and enjoy a hearty breakfast with the sounds of birds serenading or just simply stay indoors relax on the leather Chesterfield lounge with the warmth from the log fire having a glass of your favourite wine, reading a great book or watching a good movie.
Dandenong Ranges Accommodation
What better way is there to enjoy this beautiful Dandenong Ranges cottage with views of Port Phillip Bay and the surrounding suburbs, either by night or day. Windsong Cottage holds a special place in everybody’s heart, its tranquility sets its apart from all the others. Set on top of a lush green lawn, you can soak up in the double spa over looking the night lights.
Sit on the deck and have breakfast with the birds of the Yarra Ranges, or spend the day lazing in bed watching the bay. Windsong is a single level cottage set in a relaxing shade of green. Windsong is the place to rejoin with the one closest to your heart.