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Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

great service & the room was look taking a holiday to China. Everything was great and u would highly recommend staying here. Thank you for making us feel so very welcome. We will definitely come back again. Jack and Courtney

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Felt very uncomfortable..the bed was hard and on the side with the t.v in a awkward position..felt like we were intruding on someones house with there own private family pics on display..breakfast was rushed and weird and another guy stood there awkwardly looking..couldnt move our car when we wanted...actualy very uncomfortable and paid too much for this..hated it realy..couldnt wait...

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5Thank Donna K
Eltham, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My partner and I stayed here on a saturday night and it was like stepping into a fantasy. From the moment we got there we were told some history of the how the place got started and history of some of the artefacts in the common area and our room. The views were incredible, the room was stunning and cosy...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2013

wow views are amazing great 300 year old bed huge spa for 2 was wonderful after anight out at local restraught double glazed doors & windows no noise from outside ,champain on arrival . We only booked at last min 4pm sat got in at 6.30 after room had been prepared .Clark and Anna our hosts were great .Rooms were...

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Bayswater, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Really enjoyed our stay here. Stayed with my wife for our 1 yr anniversary. We stayed in the emporer room and slept on a 300+yr old bed and enjoyed a massive spa in the bathroom. The stay here is for the experiance of something different. The chinese breckfast out in the garden atrium was plesant, and looking at each of...

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Thank Luke W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2013

This retreat was very authentic down to the last detail, on arrival we were taken on a tour of the stunning gardens which wind around the 3 rooms, and overlook on amazing views of Melbourne. There are sun rooms surrounded by cascading flowers and trees, in which you can have your breakfast of a morning and look out over Melbourne...

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2Thank RJL86
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I have always wanted to stay in a hotel with Imperial decor and a true and genuine touch of Chinese culture and history. It came as a surprise when I found this little 3 rooms resort in the midst of Mount Dandanong. The resort took 8 years to build, and even though it is only 90% done at the time...

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Address: 4 Bayview Tce, Kalorama, Victoria 3766, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Kalorama
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mt Dandenong Imperial Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The emperor room has a private entry and the best views! I definitely felt like a Queen the entire stay!”
 of 5 bubbles taylemm91, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Try and stay with a few friends in multiple rooms to really have funs with the costumes etc.”
 of 5 bubbles LukeW679, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Emperor's Room is the biggest of the 3 rooms. Very luxurious!”
 of 5 bubbles RJL86, 11 Jan 2013 | Read review
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