Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dandenong Ranges, Australia - Updated 2021

airbnb Dandenong Ranges, Australia

Found in Melbourne, Australia, the Dandenong Ranges is a set of rolling hills, gullies, and valleys, with the highest point being Mount Dandenong which stands at 633 meters (2,076 feet). It’s a popular destination amongst tourists and locals alike. In fact, the area already has over a hundred thousand in population, and the number is growing as the locale is a fantastic spot to call home, not only for a holiday but for long. Not only is its tranquility unrivaled in the region, it also offers many outdoor activities such as picnicking, walking, and biking. There are also plenty of good restaurants and beautiful gardens to enjoy. It’s definitely one of the places in Australia that is worth visiting. If you do plan on visiting, check out the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Dandenong Ranges that we’ve handpicked for you! You will love the bright and airy apartments that await you and your loved ones.

1. Historic two-bedroom guest suite (from USD 154)

Built in the early 1990s, this open-plan two-bedroom apartment is equipped with a range of modern comforts, including a TV, Wii console games, a DVD player, and a laptop-friendly workspace with Wi-Fi. It is also close to all manner of popular cafes and restaurants, as well as famous sights like the Rhododendron Gardens and Olinda Village.

Tanah Kita - Olinda.
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
174 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both beds were comfortable and the amenities were good
the coffee machine and breakfast provided was lovely
beautiful deck with a little table where we ate our breakfast
the autumn views were beautiful and the apartment was cosy comfortable and felt very homely and relaxing
it would be much better if the house equipped with a standard kitchen and sink for washing dishes
the place was clean warm and with comfortable beds
it was clean and comfortable with everything we needed
a clean excellently located and well-managed studio
the entire place very clean
charlott is a fantastic host great communication throughout our stay and the house was clean and presentable
she was so hospitable and the home was perfect
outstanding hosts who went above and beyond
hospitality and thoughtfulness of the hosts was a stand out feature
hosts can’t do enough to help you out and are so friendly
charlotte a most welcoming and thoughtful host
the location is breathtaking
beautiful location and beautiful flat
located in a perfect location to discover mount dandenong and amongst a beautiful misty garden
it was in a great location
a beautiful location in the heart of the dandenongs
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2. Fern Cottage (from USD 157)

This cottage is aptly named as it offers incredible views of the mountain ferns and ash. It is tucked away from the main streets so you’ll surely have all the peace and quiet you’ll need. But fret not, Mount Dandenong and a few Olinda restaurants are still easily accessible. Aside from an open-plan lounge, a corner spa, and a full kitchen, the one-bedroom cottage also features a cozy indoor fireplace where you and your travel companions can gather around on snowy winter nights for a nice chat.

Isolated Cottage @ Fernglen, near Olinda,sassafras
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
129 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great cozy cottage in the rainforest
really appreciated the gas heating log stove and spa bath the kitchen has everything you need too
very good location with all amenities provided including breakfast provisions of eggs bacon milk bread and mushrooms
a lovely wood fire was waiting for us when we arrived so it was wonderfully cozy and romantic
extremely clean and tidy
it was exactly as described and very clean and comfortable
we found the place clean and well thought out
house was very clean and extremely warm would definitely stay again
the cottage is comfortable and clean and we particularly enjoyed the fire and spa
alix the owner is lovely and very helpful with any questions you have
alix was a great host there when you needed her
alix friendly and welcoming
our hostess was very helpful
alix is a wonderful host who just made the stay so easy and welcoming for us
location was great and very convenient
amazing location very quiet and relaxing
very close to good restaurants and skyhigh
nice location and surroundings to get away for the weekend very relaxing
great and cosy stay in an awesome location
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3. Evora Cottage (from USD 145)

Located in the heart of Dandenong, this Tudor-style cottage is perfect for journeying couples, solo adventurers, or business vagabonds. It offers one bedroom that can accommodate two guests comfortably and comes with a wealth of amenities despite its modest size, including a cozy fireplace, a corner spa, a hot tub, a kitchen, and free parking.

Evora Cottage
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
111 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning and wifi works very well and it's quiet at night
fantastic little unit with all the amenities you need to have a comfortable stay
bathroom was great full of natural light spa was excellent
the good: great warm shower/spa; comfortable bed; close to the wedding venue; basic cooking facilities and wifi provided
it sounded like their bathroom was next to out bed
place was clean and the spa was lovely
house was very clean and had everything we needed
hosts were very accommodating and easy to communicate with
comfortable and home friendly
lovely hosts as well with quick replies
-the host was very easy to contactcons:- the place gets cold very quickly
great host lovely place and a great location
beautiful location and a very cute cottage
lovely location and beautiful fire place
close to attractions and a short drive to shops
we absolutely loved it super cute and cosy winter getaway close to melbourne so easy weekender
absolutely loved our weekend- great location
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4. Luxurious three-bedroom suite (from USD 232)

This luxurious three-bedroom accommodation offers splendid views of the Western Port Bay and the city. It has a tremendous fireplace and a large kitchen with a wood fire oven. If you have little ones in tow, you’ll appreciate the travel crib and Pack ‘n Play provided in the suite. Basic essentials and free parking are available. The Observatory, Sky High Restaurant, Olinda cafes, and the National Parks are just nearby.

Observatory Views - Scenic Suite
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
51 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views in a quality house but short on basic supplies like dish cloths toilet paper and garbage bags
fabulous apartment with amazing views
with limited reception and no wifi was an excellent retreat from technology for our family
house is spacious clean and comfortable
very homely super clean and a beautiful location
what a wonderful view clean spacious and cozy would highly recommend this house to anyone visiting the dandenong ranges
host is really lovely and personable
the host was quick to respond to any questions and the house is spacious and lovely
amazing communication by host - carolyn made us feel so at home overall 5 star accommodation
carolyn herself was so lovely and hospitable replied to my messages within minutes
this suite is close to so many wonderful mt dandenong attractions
the property is very private and in a perfect location
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5. Etna Cottage (from USD 143)

Etna Cottage is an open-plan cottage in Dandenong that features a gas fireplace and a corner spa. Have a relaxing soak in the hot tub before whipping up a meal on your own in the well-equipped kitchen. Ideal for both short-term or long-term stays, this cottage is just a short drive away from the Sky High Observatory if you want a great view of the Melbourne skyline and city lights.

Etna Cottage - Mt Dandenong
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
101 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely cozy cottage secluded and beautiful views from every window
beautiful scenery lovely cottage and heater upon arrival was a lovely touch
a classic cottage with clever and comfortable amenities with a great homely feel
we were welcomed with some calming music and a toasty room
great little cabin heater and spa bath were great for a winter get away
clean and very cozy place
it is a lovely clean relaxing environment
cabin was very clean & comfortable
the cabin was very clean peaceful and comfortable
the cottage is clean and tidy and well set out
very quiet and the owner is very nice
great host and had a very pleasant stay
the host was very easy to deal with making for a easy booking check-in and stay
nickett was very accommodating and we would love to come back one day soon
great location and central to everything
good location though a bit old
great little cabin in good location
really nice place to get away from it all for a quyick break
a lovely stay everything we needed in a lovely location
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6. The Elan Cottage (from USD 145)

Plan that weekend getaway and stay at this cozy cottage in Mount Dandenong. The cottage features an array of modern comforts, including a corner spa, a hot tub, a full kitchen, a television, and a wood fireplace. With a private entrance, you can leave the apartment as and when you wish to. Moreover, the cottage is just a short drive away from Olinda. You’ll be amazed by the beautiful gardens surrounding the area. Free parking is available on the premises.

The Elan Cottage
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
50 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fyi there is no wifi or signal on optus but telstra works ok
but we were pleasantly surprised at how cute and cozy the cottage was
bedroom and bathroom (with hot tub) - good
clean & comfortable with fully self contained amenities
very clean and heating on when arrived
it is cosy homey clean contains full ammenities needed and is very welcoming
clean cosy beautiful location
amazing as always absolutely beautiful space easy communication and very clean and beautiful cottage
elan cottage was clean quiet and in a great position for all that the area has to offer
great location near all the important places
cute cosy cottage in a great location
the location is ideal for a romantic getaway or retreat
beautiful location i would happily return
the place and location are amazing tks nickett
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7. Mountain retreat (from USD 180)

This lovely mountain home can accommodate up to four guests. It features a comfortable fireplace, a bathtub, outdoor dining, and a barbecue. Wake up to the chirping of the parrots surrounding the vacation home, and take a two-minute drive to an excellent local organic shop or a cafe to enjoy a sumptuous, healthy breakfast. Guests will have access to basic amenities such as a cable TV, a dryer, a washer, Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and a dining area, so they can rest assured that it will be a comfortable and hassle-free stay.

BANGALOW BUNGALOW, the tropical hill house.
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
Entire house 1 Bed 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
definitely recommend the property and zoe the host was very friendly helpful and personable
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8. Spa lodge at Fernglen Mount Dandenong

You can expect an extremely comfortable 8-seater spa from this two-bedroom spa lodge that offers great views of the native bushes and tree ferns. As if that wasn’t enough to entice guests, the accommodation also allows guests to bring along their 4-legged travel companions to enjoy all the wonderful amenities that it offers, including an indoor fireplace, a laptop-friendly workspace, a travel crib, a dining area, and a kitchen. To encourage longer stays, free parking and Wi-Fi are provided as well.

Isolated cottage private spa with Fireplace
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
27 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is king sized and comfortable
it was very clean when we arrived
very clean with a relaxing homely feel
host was very nice and accommodating
alix is a great host
she was very helpful good to communicate with
great value excellent host we had a blast
lovely location with beautiful surrounds
great place to get away fo tye hustle and bustle of city life
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9. Contemporary suite close to the observatory

Located on the lower level of a dual accommodation house, this suite offers two bedrooms and plenty of amenities needed for a comfortable stay. The Sky High Observatory is within walking distance of this contemporary suite in the Dandenong Ranges. You can expect astonishing views of the Melbourne skyline from the apartment’s deck. Local tourist attractions, cafes, and restaurants are just a few minutes’ drive away. Guests can also choose to prepare their own meals in the kitchen provided, and free parking is available for those driving to the accommodation.

Observatory Views: Contemporary Suite
20 reviews
Entire guest suite 3 Beds

10. Villa d'Amour

Do you long to stay in a stylish and luxurious French-style villa in Dandenong? Villa D'amour is exactly what you are looking for! Ideal for romantic couples, this villa features elegant furniture and a cozy fireplace. It also enjoys proximity to wedding reception venues, boutique shops, as well as beautiful gardens in Dandenong.

Escape to a French Style Love Nest for Two
Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
20 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
what a beautiful and clean villa
very clean and tidy thankyou
a perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway
fantastic place to stay everything looked amazing and i loved the villa
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A whole new experience in Australia

Are you an adventurer seeking new and interesting adventures, or a couple looking for that perfect romantic getaway? The Dandenong Ranges, only less than an hour away from Melbourne, will be your go-to place. Its scenic drives, gardens, incredible views, walking trails, and plenty of other activities will surely be worth a visit! Look out for local events such as the Chestnut Festival and Autumn Authors prior to your visit, so you can include them in your itinerary. With so many things to do in the Dandenong Ranges, visit now and don’t forget to take advantage of our list of the best places to stay in the area.

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