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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Pennyroyal farm was such a magnificent place to stay! Jasmina was so accommodating to our needs. This was the perfect location in the bush setting and only 20 minutes away from the beach. Being able to stay somewhere with our furr baby made it all the more special. Highly recommend and will be back!

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Thank rochea86
PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Oh thank you so much for your lovely words and great review. We are so pleased that you explored our local area and that you also enjoyed the peace and tranquility of our home. We would love to have you stay with us again. We honour our repeat guests and always look after them. Hopefully we will see you both... More 

Perth, Australia
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112 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed at The Dairy at Pennyroyal Farm in April in order to attend a wedding. The Dairy was a superb place to stay. Totally secluded, quiet and peaceful, and extremely well appointed There is a big spa bath in the middle of the lounge - fantastic. You can go on an enjoyable stroll amongst the wildlife and domestic animals... More 

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Thank John S
PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience at The Dairy. It is truly a very special place and has so much to offer, especially for guests who love peace and privacy! Hopefully we will see you again some time soon! Best wishes, Jasmina More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I stayed in the converted Dairy which accommodates a couple only. We brought the dog along as its completely pet friendly. Slate floors throughout, cut timber benches and a lovely comfortable bed.We didn't move from the Dairy all weekend. With a warm wood burning fire place and a really well equipped kitchen there was no need to... More 

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Thank fish092
PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We too love The Dairy and we are so pleased that you not only immersed yourself inside The Dairy, that you also explored the paddocks with your pooch! The Dairy is a special place, a perfect place for couples and your description is spot on! Thank you once again. Jasmina More 

Seaford
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the farm over a weekend for a wedding and it was breathtaking! Although not a lot of service so I couldn't work but it's probably what I needed!!! Thankyou so much it was fantastic loved every minute of it!!

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Thank 665ashtonj
PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you had a fantastic time! Peace and tranquility is what our property is all about and it seems that you found it! Hopefully we will see you again some time soon! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We were self driving through Great Ocean rd and make this cottage our base. its about 25 mins drive to Lorne town and 20 mins drive to Erskine Falls. cottage is lovely with huge compound within. we had a mini goat farm in front of us. stayed at Honeysuckle cottage , has a master room and a loft room. there... More 

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PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Hi there Cariejhow, Thank you so much for your kind words and for your wonderfully informative review. Prospective guests will find your review super helpful! We are so pleased that you explored the local area, met some locals and discovered our resident goats. We are also so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Even though you live overseas, we hope... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Vine Cottage and our Jack Russell came along with us. The accommodation was very comfortable and the owners, very welcoming. The goats added a lot of entertainment and the view from the balcony, across the vineyard and farmland was very peaceful. We would stay again, without hesitation! Gentle Annie's berry farm and a trip to Lorne are... More 

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PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Vine Cottage and our surrounding area. We are also happy that you met the owners and enjoyed some entertainment from the resident locals! We hope you had a chance to sample some of the wines from Blakes Estate... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I found pennyroyal farm by accident online whilst looking for somwhere different to suprise my girlfriend the weekend i was planning to propose. We arrived at banksia cottage on the Friday evening and were pleasantly suprised by the cottage. It had everything a group of 6 could ask for. Safe outdoor area for a dog, bbq, log fire,large fridge dvds... More 

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PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you found Pennyroyal Farm as magical as we do, and also so touched that you proposed to your girlfriend while you stayed with us. We wish you well in your travels, and of course in your engagement and future marriage and hope that you will come and... More 

Frankston, Australia
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57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Came here to bring in the New Year with family and friends. Perfect on every front. House is beautifully appointed, with everything you could ever require. We loved it and we'll be back. This could become a family tradition!

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Thank Kate5757
PennyroyalFarm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Yarrabee is a new listing for Pennyroyal Farm, so your feedback is very important to us. We are so pleased that you thought it was as lovely as we do. Thank you! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We have stayed here a few times. Its never disappointing, the views are magnificent,the rooms cosy and clean. Fantastic decks, plenty of split wood and above all the dog is welcome. Lotti (our German Shepherd) is very fussy! She's a very good dog and settles in straight away. Unlike other places where she wants to get back in the car... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

What an amazing little gem. Very well priced, in fact - would have been happy to pay a little more. My husband, dog and I stayed in the Dairy Cottage for four nights and it was exactly what we needed. Very happy to see that our dog was welcome, with very secure fencing (standard farm with chicken wire overlaid) and... More 

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pennyroyal_farm, Manager at Pennyroyal Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for noticing all of our little touches. We try our very best to make our guests feel as comfortable as possible, with the hope that they do not have to do much else than relax and enjoy the view. Your feedback is very important to us and thank you for taking... More 

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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pennyroyal Farm near Lorne, features stunning country cottages with great character, views & every comfort of home. Outside you have sheltered fenced native gardens and sweeping valley views to state forest where you can take your dog. We offer several multi awarded, fully self-contained, purpose-built holiday cottages in the Pennyroyal Valley, a short scenic drive from Lorne. Most feature soaring timber ceilings and unusual wavy-edged farm grown cypress timber cladding and kitchen benches, and outside large decks with views, BBQ and outdoor furniture. All feature a fully fenced native garden to ensure your privacy and security for pets and pet friendly walks from your door. Nearby cafes in Deans Marsh are pet friendly outside. Pets are fully catered for with beds inside, towels & a treat supplied! Some have spas and aircon while all have Logfires and ceiling fans,auto wash machines and full entertainment centers including DVD players, and comfy leather furniture. All three bedroom cottages have en-suites to master bedroom and full sized baths or spas. All beds have doonas, electric blankets and all linen and towels. To ensure your holiday has minimum environmental impact we buy green electricity and grow our own firewood and building timber. What makes us special is our attention to detail. ..."don't change a thing, we loved the decor and furnishings, such a pleasant change from modern motel rooms" Pip"our stay was perfect in every way, we would love to plan a return stay, thank you so much"LaurenLocalityThe Pennyroyal Valley is a jewel of the Otway Foothills just off the main inland road to Lorne. The valley was once famous for its orchards and berry farms and wild apples and cherry plums still fruit by the Pennyroyal Stream and road. There are areas of State Forest and National Park. There are trout and native blackfish in the stream. Today there are 2 PYO berry farms with cafes open in season. The township of Deans Marsh boasts a general store and 3 cafes, each with its own character. Martians specialty is live music and a bottle shop and Sticky Spoons has great food and hosts live theatre, poetry and music. Old Lorne Rd Olives boasts a more contemporary cafe which specialises in olive products and appears in the Age Good Food Guide. Pennyroyal Farm shelters below the ridge protected from cold winds. It looks out over farmland to State Forest where there are plenty of opportunities for Pet Friendly bushwalking including the historic Coal Train Walk which we maintain. This ex dairy farm has been transformed into boutique holiday cottages with extensive native plantings for shelter, firewood, beauty and privacy for our guests. The only livestock we run these days are a few goats to keep the grass down and keep our guests amused with their antics. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pennyroyal Farm

Address: 225 Pennyroyal Valley Road, Deans Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Deans Marsh
Price Range: €85 - €207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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