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Whistle-Stopover

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I recently stayed at the Whistle Stopover for some much needed relaxation. We booked the cottage, which we highly recommend to couples. It is warm, cozy and peaceful - very tranquil and private. The hosts (Leslie and Pete) are lovely - very thoughtful, and every need is anticipated and taken care of. They generously stocked the kitchen...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay in our cosy cottage and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the great review and we look forward to welcoming you both back anytime. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an easy place to stay!! Lesley made the whole thing easy during our quick stay for a nearby wedding! She also provided extra info about taxis without hesitation! The room had everything you could think of!

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thanks guys, hope you'll be back here in our beautiful hills again soon for a longer stay this time? Lesley.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This cottage is lovely for family or couples. Absolutely relaxing and romantic yet cosy and homey. Our puppy absolutely love the stay and thank you Lesley for making everyone feel so welcome. We will definitely make a trip back!

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was great to meet you and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the review and look forward to having you back to stay anytime. Lesley and Peter.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This cottage fits the dream of a snugly home away from home, up in the mountains. Every little thing was taken care of regarding amenities. The beds were cocoons if comfort and the spa was beautiful and relaxing. I would recommend this for families or romantic escapes. We went with our two primary school girls and they were enchanted by...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We where so glad you enjoyed your stay with us It was great to meet you all and look forward to your next visit. Lesley and Peter.

Warragul, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My Husband and i stayed in the spa suite the night of our wedding, it was so sweet, bottle of wine when we arrived, rose petals around the spa, bed was nice and comfortable and a yummy breakfast provided for when we woke up. Perfect place for our first night together as newlyweds :) Lesley was so lovely and welcoming...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay with us on your first night together as a married couple. The Spa Suite is the perfect B&B for this romantic and special occasion. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime. Congratulations to both of you. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic house to stay In. Very warm homey vibe. Very cosey atmosphere at an extermely good price. There were small touches throughout the house which made it obvious the hosts friendly and thoughtful. Would definitely stay there again.

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

It was great to have you both and thanks for the review. I look forward to the photo! Lesley and Peter.

Latrobe Tasmania Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2017

What a fantastic cottage! We stayed with friends from the UK and they were amazed, as were we, at the detail Lesley went to to make us welcome and make sure our stay was comfortable. The attention to detail was terrific from port & chocolates to a wonderful cheese platter Lesley thought of everything. I cannot recommend this cottage highly...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us in the beautiful Dandenong Hills! It was great to meet you both and your friends from the UK. Although it was a bit cool you managed to see such a lot while you where here! Thanks for the great review and we look forward to your return visit. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! We were so lucky to stumble across this beautiful cottage! We had a lovely stay and were truly disappointed when our time ended. Our little girl loved Puffing Billy going right past the front door and we loved having the local region at our fingertips. Lesley made our stay even more wonderful - what a gorgeous host! Can't wait...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. It was lovely to meet you and thank you for choosing to stay in our little piece of paradise in the hills!! All the best for the coming event and we look forward to your return visit. Lesley and Peter

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Whistle-Stopover Cottage. Lesley was very welcoming, and the setting was beautiful around gorgeous trees and so peaceful. The cottage was clean and fully stocked with games for the kids, dvds, cooking utensils, everything has been thought of. The decking area was a lovely spot to sit out and enjoy the outdoors and read...

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Thanks Sharyn for the lovely review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and it was great that the children managed to enjoy the pool! More hot days up here in the hills would help warm up the water although it has been used a lot this summer. Please come back soon and stay longer! Regards,...

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had a fabulous stay at Whistle-Stopover. The hosts were very welcoming, the location was beautiful, and all amenities such as restaurants, cafes and pubs were within close proximity. Everything was catered for, and the cabin clean, cozy and peaceful. Even the dog loved it! Will be back!

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Lesley B, Owner at Whistle-Stopover, responded to this review

Peter and I are happy you enjoyed your stay with us on this side of the mountain!! Lets hope you return soon and enjoy another quiet weekend. Thank you for your review guys. Lesley.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whistle-Stopover is a luxury Bed & Breakfast situated alongside the famous Puffing Billy Railway track between Cockatoo and Gembrook in a mountain ash forest setting.The train passes by the one acre property twice daily and will stop at Fielder Station to pick up or drop off guests when pre-arrangement is made, from the station it is only a one minute walk and you are back at Whistle-Stopover.At Whistle-Stopover your host Lesley Bock offers two types of accommodation, a three bedroom fully self contained Federation Style Cottage and also a traditional B&B Luxury Spa Suite. Both are suitable for Wedding accommodation with the Honey Moon couple able to luxuriate in the privacy of the opulent Suite and the guests comfortably accommodated in the Cottage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whistle-Stopover

Address: 11 Doonaha Rd, Cockatoo, Victoria 3781, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Yarra Valley > Cockatoo
Price Range: RM790 - RM1,008 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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