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Review - Ebb Tide
By Kylie Jane Degeling

TakeABreak Awards 2009 Winner, Budget Accommodation: Ebb Tide If your idea of ‘budget’ accommodation involves packing sleeping bags and sharing a bathroom with strangers, you’re in for a shock. The 2009 winner of the TakeABreak Budget Accommodation Award is Ebb Tide, a two-bedroom holiday home loaded with extras in Ocean Grove, Victoria. With attractive prices, a fully fenced backyard complete with private playground, plenty of room for a large family, and even a games room, this property offers value beyond belief. Located just 400 metres from Victoria’s Barwon River, and 1.3km from Main Ocean Grove Beach, Ebb Tide offers families, couples and friends the opportunity to experience a beach holiday with compact accommodation at less than the price of a typica... Read more

Review - The Shell Croft
By Angela Taylor

Rye, Victoria In a quiet location, close to Rye’s Bayside Beach, The Shell Croft is part of the Blue Moon cottages site, a group of three cottages in established gardens in the lovely seaside village of Rye. Overall rating?    Great, with excellent ambience and location What makes The Shell Croft different? When we arrived there was classical music playing, the cottage was warm and welcoming and all this, combined with the glow of the bedside lights and the complimentary bottle of wine, made us feel relaxed and welcome. Accommodation overview There are three bedrooms, two with queen-size beds and a third room with bunks (accessible via one of the queen bedrooms). Our bedroom was beautifully presented with a white cotton and embroidered doona cover and ... Read more

Review - Devon Park
By Sally Hobson

Devon Park 710 Robinsons Road, Langwarrin Melbourne Victoria Close to the city but with the feeling of the bush. Overall rating? Outstanding What makes Devon Park different? This is a B&B with a difference; it offers the option of usual B&B accommodation along with continental breakfast provisions or a self-contained cottage, with cooked breakfast provisions.  It is well illuminated for those arriving at night and has a welcoming ambience.  The owners are quick to show where everything is and how it works, and then leave you to relax.  The property was built for the author Neville Shute and he wrote some of his most famous novels here, including “On the Beach”. Accommodation overview The cottage was originally built for Neville Shute’... Read more

 
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