The Country Place Retreat is one of Australia's premier residential conferencing venues. This multi Award Winning retreat overlooking the Yarra Valley and Olinda forest is just 50 minutes from Melbourne's CBD. Enjoy the natural surrounds and experience that "getting away from it all" feeling. Perfect for conferencing and group bookings with 62 guestrooms, extensive recreational facilities and well-equipped meeting rooms catering for groups of up to 120 guests Meetings are our business, and we are very good at what we do. The Country Place is the only privately owned centre in Australia to have ISO 9002 Quality Certification for its management system. This award-winning centre is a 4 times winner at the Victorian Tourism Award and has twice won the Australian Tourism Award in the Meetings and Business Category. Meeting the stringent membership criteria of the International Association of Conference Centres ensures your next conference is successful at The Country Place. All dedicated meeting rooms have ergonomic chairs for all day comfort, excellent natural light and wonderful views gardens, mountain forests and the Yarra Valley. Just 46 kilometres from CBD Melbourne and 70 minutes from the airport. Up to 120 guests can be accommodated in 62 stylishly appointed rooms with queen or king size beds or 97 delegates in a configuration of twin share and single rooms. All guestrooms have garden views, ensuite bathroom, study desk, modem points and wireless internet access is also available. Medal winning gourmet country cuisine is a main attraction at The Country Place. Menus are individually tailored to each group's requirements. Visit our website for sample menus. The recreation facilities include; a basketball court, pool tables, table tennis, golf putting green on site and courses nearby. Challenge your team on the high ropes facilities or team building facilities. Choose from a range of memorable special events, including bush breakfasts, winemakers dinners and gourmet bbqs, to name a few. These popular and other exciting experiences will provide a memorable highlight to your next stay with ...read more
Nested in the Dandenong Ranges, The Country Place is so much more than a conference venue. They host dinner shows modelled on the television series Fawlty Towers! The ultimate in madcap interactive entertainment! The food was beautifully-prepared and delicious and the atmosphere was one of laughter and merriment. It's not cheap but you get dinner, bed and breakfast and the show.