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Austral Place 88 via Merri River

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths2
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Children up to 6yr Hosted free, 60% discount for children up to 16yr.

Austral Place 88 via the Merri River is situated in Dennington 3km on the Port Fairy side of Warrnambool CBD one block North of Princess Hway with no carry over road noise and a nice quite peaceful atmosphere, there is a newly built Woolworth's complex nearby with doctor/chemist, coffee cafe, takeaway shop & bake-house opening hrs 7am to 10pm; We also have a Post Office & Milk Bar adjacent to the apartment. Walking distance from picturesque Merri River and boating facility which is renowned for brown trout fishing,

A new Recreation Reserve which overlooks the Merri river has a children play ground, electric barbecues & WC this facility is within walking distance of the apartment with local Rowing,Kayak and Lawn Bowls club's being near by,

Tower Hill Wildlife & Nature Park is approx 10km with renowned town of Port Fairy a further 13km westerly on the Princess Highway, The apartment is disability & wheelchair friendly with no stepping/ramps including wide open shower's to bathrooms and en-suites,Bedding can be arranged to suit large family's or extra guests as might be required where possible,each bedding areas have private bathrooms with queen size and single beds set as required for our guests

The apartment is centrally heated throughout and thermostatically controlled also air conditioning for summertime comfort, there is a 50" 3D TV with theatre sound plus 3D blue ray DVD, Sony hifi CD player with Bluetooth and 250 CDs set in the main living room also has TV's in kitchen/dining, Mezzanine/children retreat & bed sitter room.

N.B. Internal Music Hifi & stereo sound system must have sound volume turned down to an appropriate level after 10pm as not to interfere with our nearby neighbours, approval is required to have additional guests and or visitors not previously booked staying at AP88. Arrival time from 2.00pm with departure 10.30am unless alternative times have been approved on request, Wifi is available free with off street parking for multiple vehicles,

This property will not accommodate bachelorette/bachelor or similar parties. - This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise

:- Austral Place 88 via Merri River is for Family & Group holiday accommodation,

:- Only guests booked in permitted entry at Austral Place 88 via Merri River unless management has been previously notified,

We specialise & welcome our guests who are Holidaying on the Great Ocean Road or Overseas travellers to South West Vic, We also welcome guests working long or short term in the area,

Warrnambool Premier Speedway personnel & followers specially catered for with expansive secure off street parking,

Port Fairy folk festival visitors most welcome for early bookings,

A bed/sitter suite with Ensuite & A/Con compliments the apartment and is used when required for extra guests (re travelling with family,parents or friends) and is semi self contained,

The Bed/sitter is set with 2 queen beds 1 Ksingle & 1 single,

Austral Place 88 is strictly a non smoking home/apartment with an outdoor smoking area provided, there is a peaceful outdoor North facing living area which takes advantage of the early morning sun,

Gas cooking range & Webber BBQ plus wash sink is supplied to this area for guests use,

We have a large secured open off street parking area,

Office and work area is available for guests on request,

Logan Beach Whale Sanctuary is a gracious to watch the whales during our winter period with Southern Right whales traveling from Antartica to have their young along our beach line.

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve is 10km from Austral Place travelling towards Port Fairy on Princess/HWay

Meet koalas, emus, kangaroos,wallabies and many species of waterbirds roaming freely in Tower Hill State Game Reserve, which sits inside an extinct volcano formed some 30,000 years ago.

Declared Victoria's first National Park in 1892, Tower Hill is the ideal place for visitors to experience the Australian bush, enjoy magnificent scenery and landscapes while getting up close and personal with some of Australia's most iconic native birds and animals including emus, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and seasonal reptiles.

The Reserve and its plethora of wildlife provides visitors with the rare opportunity to witness animals at close range in their natural habitat. This, combined with guided tours to learn about Aboriginal history and cultural heritage provides a unique eco-tourism experience.

Worn Gundidj guided tours are available everyday at 11am and 1pm. Attractions on offer include walking tracks, picnic facilities and lookouts.

Wildlife haven

Wander through more than 300,000 trees that provide a natural habitat for many animals. There are over 200 kangaroos and koalas in this tiny crater-bound ecosystem, and many live around the visitor car park. Boardwalks, nesting boxes and a birdhide have been constructed to assist bird watchers in catching a glimpse of many birds, including chestnut teal, musk ducks,emus,bird life,Wallabys,echidnas,

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Dennington Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • :- Austral Place 88 via Merri River is for Family & Group holiday accommodation only with a covered outdoor smoking area for guests,
  • :- This property will not accommodate bachelorette/bachelor or similar parties and events.
  • Austral Place 88 via Merri River guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise especially to the outdoor areas due to close vicinity of neighbors
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2&3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4,5,6 - toilet , shower , Extra make up Vanity
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Living area - toilet , Plus vanity basin
    Baby prep room - Vanity bench type basin
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 9 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    General Area - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Austral Place 88 via Merri River
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews

Warrnambool Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed this stay at Dennington, Warrnambool. It has 4 Televisions. It also has toys, refrigerators and it is two- storey. I highly recommend this place for a very big family or, for people who have 2-3 families.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Thejani, We also enjoyed being host to your families while holidaying in Warrnambool and touring the Great Ocean Road and we look forward to your next visit to South West Victoria Kind Regards Rob
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia

Excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here as a large group. Wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend and will stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to Host your large group of family/friends Patrick and happy you all had an enjoyable stay in our home, we look forward to your next visit when travelling from South Australia, Wishing everyone well for 2018 Cheers Rob
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at austral place 88. We only stayed for one night but wish we could of stayed a couple more nights. The house was very clean and beautifully presented on arrival.

Thanks Rob and Dianne

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Kim we are happy you enjoyed your stay at Austral Place 88 in Warrnambool with your family & friends and look forward to taking care of everyone the next time you visit Warrnambool on your travels from South Australia Kind regards Rob
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

No Words to describe

  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful stay in 88 Australplace, accommodation is perfect for the group stay, neat & clean and reliable.

Nothing can beat this place in any manner

You cannot find better than this.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Prasanna many thanks for your kinds words regarding your stay in our home Austral Place 88 in Warrnambool during your extended break from Melbourne, your group was the largest that we have Hosted for an extended stay and we were privileged to have such a caring family & friends group to stay in our home, we would so much look forward to Hosting everyone once again while holidaying in Warrnambool Wishing you all well Most kindest regards Rob ,
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Werribee, Victoria, Australia


  • 5 of 5

we all enjoyed our stay and would go again just what we needed

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Ron real happy you enjoyed your time at Austral Place 88 in Warrnambool your group was wonderful to Host and I'm most grateful to you all, enjoy your trip back to your homes in Werribee Kind Regards Rob
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia

Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Very well set up and feels like a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you found Austral Place 88 a home away from home Rachel and hopefully you will find your way back to our home for another stay where we would enjoy Hosting everyone once again Cheers Rob
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Property Manager

Robert Malady
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Other Activities:

Great Ocean Road

Woolworths shopping complex nearby


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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