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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Dandenongs awaits you at Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat. You'll be 2.2 km (1.3 mi) from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Olinda Falls. Highlights at this guest house include free breakfast, free self parking and a spa tub.

All 3 rooms feature free WiFi, TVs and coffee/tea makers. Room service, hairdryers and desks are also available.

This business-friendly guest house has free WiFi in public areas and barbecues.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 4.5-star Dandenongs guest house include Dandenong Ranges National Park and Sherbrooke Forest.

Emperor Queen Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Concubine Double Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Empress Queen Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat

Couples (13)
5 out of 5
Pros: Decor. Atmosphere. VIEWS! Chinese breakfast (optional).
Cons: Nothing bad at all. If you like privacy, stagger the breakfast time so it doesn't clash with other guests.
Location: Away from it all, Outstanding, Amazing views! Secluded.
Facilities: Outstanding, Beautiful sensual decor.; Value: Expensive but magical.; Service: Go the extra mile, Friendly chatty owners; Cleanliness: Immaculate; Built according to Feng Shui principles. Silk curtains surrounding the bed.

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 9 Dec. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: The greeting creates a very comfortable atmosphere and provides a background allowing for a greater appreciation of the retreats environment.
Cons: Parking is the only flaw, however this is not such a big issue as there is good communication to provide a workable solution.
Location: Wonderful
Facilities: Home away from home; Value: Great deal; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Pristine;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 18 Nov. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: The experience and the service
Location: Away from it all, Outstanding
Facilities: Very Ethnic; Value: Worth every sent; Service: Flawless; Such great service, so friendly and helpful.

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 21 Oct. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Hosts Clarke and Anne were very nice.
Cons: None
Location: Away from it all, Inspiring, Outstanding
Facilities: Top of the line, Outstanding; Value: Great deal, Fantastic; Service: Remarkable, Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Spotless, Gleaming;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 30 Sep. 2014

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5 out of 5

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 6 May 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Friendly felt very welcome
Cons: Only 1 parking spot for 3 units so had to workout timing for coming and going
Location: Peaceful
Facilities: Top of the line; Value: Affordable; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Spotless; Close to food

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 25 Feb. 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: The traditional chinese style of the rooms
Cons: Parking. Driving out of the hotel was a nightmare.
Location: Good views, hard to reach by car
Facilities: Distinctive, Traditional Chinese; Value: Moderate, A bit too expensive; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Pleasant; Great service by the owners. Close by to other attractions (e.g. skyhigh restaurant)

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 13 Dec. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: The owners are wonderfully welcoming and the history lesson was pleasantly informative.
Cons: What you pay is a little too premium for what is on offer.
Location: Tranquil, Close to everything
Facilities: Typical; Value: Pricey; Service: Professional, Friendly, Courteous; Cleanliness: Spotless, Beautiful; It's your basic B&B with a historical, oriental and engaging twist. We really immersed ourselves and had a wonderful time.

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 7 Jun. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: The Empress Room bed was gorgeous.
Cons: We had some initial privacy concerns but they quickly dissipated and we had the entire place to ourselves - bliss! The parking is "interesting".
Location: Away from it all
Facilities: Home away from home; Value: Affordable; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Immaculate; The owners are lovely people and are very happy to tell you all about their wonderful retreat.

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 28 May 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: The Chinese Breakfast was delicious! Best dumplings and buns I ever eaten! Fresh and tasty. Definitely choose this over the Continental Breakfast .
Cons: Tricky location to get to and definitely park in the driveway and not the road to save you getting involved with the ongoing feud with the neighbours!
Location: Tricky to get to
Value: Good value for location;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 19 May 2013

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About the Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat

Location 4 Bayview Terrace, Kalorama, VIC 3766

Property Features

Free breakfast is served. WiFi is free in public spaces. A hot tub, a BBQ, and room service (during limited hours) are also featured at the luxury Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat. Self parking is free. This 4.5-star Dandenongs guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 3 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (60.6 km / 37.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat offers 3 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and complimentary bathrobes. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.

  • Communal kitchen
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free breakfast.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include a spa tub.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions prior to their arrival. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property welcomes adults only.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Caters to adults only

Hotel Names

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.