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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The five of us stayed at Whistle Stopover B&B 3 nights very recently! We were so charmed with the beautiful pine cottage, the lush greenery and peaceful surrounds with pleasant birdsong! Emerald park was a short ride away. The cottage itself was clean well presented and had everything to make for a comfortable stay. Lesley had stocked the pantry with...

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

It was great to meet you both and your lovely children. We were so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us and that you all had so much fun in the pool! Peter and I look forward to welcoming you back anytime and thank you for the wonderful review. Its tells us that we are doing all the right...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the lovely time in your beautiful cottage. The bedding & beds were very comfy, water pressure was good & the extra little touches were a wonderful surprise, the melting moments were amazing. Everything was clean and neatly presented. Such a shame we were only there for one night & couldn't explore the property. Hopefully we can return and...

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

It was great to meet you all and so happy you enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise in the hills. Peter and I look forward to welcoming you back anytime. Lesley and Peter.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed for two nights. The cabin was neat and tidy and we were welcomed with a cheese platter and fresh baked yo yo biscuits which were both divine. Our host was polite and helpful. The cabin was very baby friendly which we appreciated. Eating outside on the balcony was great and the location was stunning! The...

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

Thanks so much for taking time out to write such a great review! Its lovely that you could spend a few days in our little piece of paradise in the hills!! Yes, the Cottage is very child friendly with all the extras available at no charge such as portacots ,highchairs , stair guards and lots of toys!! We hope to...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were lucky to stay for 4 nights at whistle-stopover. Lesley and Peter were very welcoming and on arrival there was a lovely bottle of wine, baked biscuits and a wonderful cheese platter to eat on the beautiful balcony. The cottage is so homely and clean, you truly feel lucky to have stayed there. The beds are so comfortable and...

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

It was great to meet you all over the New Year and Peter and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay. in the Cottage, in our little paradise in the hills!!! We would love to welcome you back anytime and of course your lovely folks! Glad your trip home was a safe one. Lesley and Peter.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This little hideaway in amongst the trees is very beautiful. A country style room with beautiful high ceilings and a very lovely host. Lesley has thought of everything you could need for a perfect stay In cockatoo. The bed is comfortable and gardens beautiful! We stayed in the spa suite for three nights over New Year's Eve and were even...

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

Christmas is always such a busy time so we are so pleased you were able to get away for a few days rest and quiet. Thank you for super review and glad you enjoyed the peaceful and romantic Spa Suite. Lesley and Peter

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here the night of our wedding and it was amazing. So cozy and welcoming- we felt so relaxed. Lesley and Peter were so lovely and have been great by holding onto something for us that we left behind! :) We will be back, I promise. Hehe. Thank you, Sam + Rob. :)

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

Thanks guys for the review. We hope you had a wonderful honeymoon and I have your "something" safe and sound!! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Lesley and Peter

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Myself and a group of girlfriends stayed here last weekend for one night as we were attending a wedding in the Yarra valley. The place was very cosy and well kept, and fit us all very comfortably. There were some baked yoyos waiting for us when we arrived which were Devine! We will definitely be back for another girls weekend....

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

Thanks for your lovely review and we look forward to welcoming you back anytime for your girls weekend. Lesley and Peter.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • 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 Road, Cockatoo, Victoria 3781, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Yarra Valley > Cockatoo
Price Range: €207 - €236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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