Our Accommodation

Common to all cottages

All cottages have a well equipped kitchen. Some still have a functional Metters stove as well as its modern equivalent. Each lounge area is heated by a slow combustion wood heater.

Wood is supplied for the wood heaters and there is plenty of bush wood to gather for the fire pits in back yards. All cottages have a gas BBQ and a lovely verandah to sit on and relax with the feathered visitors in the day and possums by night.

Sleeps 6

Small Cottages

There are five small cottages, each with two bedrooms. These are perfect for a small family or two couples travelling together. Each cottage has its own bathroom. Some toilets are just outside the back door.

Sleeps 6-9

Medium Cottages

The village has 26 medium cottages, each with three bedrooms of various bedding configurations (see configuration tab below). These are ideal for larger families or two smaller families travelling together. Each cottage has its own bathroom. Some toilets are just outside the back door.

Sleeps 8-10

Large Cottages

There are four large cottages, each with four bedrooms of various configurations (see configuration tab below) and are perfect for two families or a large extended family holidaying together. Three of the four have two toilets and two showers. Monohan Lodge (the old Mill Manager’s residence) is our largest and can comfortably accommodate 13 guests.

OBH at Donnelly River Viilage is ideal for family reunions 14 pax

Sleeps 14

Old Boarding House

Overlooking a lovely front garden, the Old Boarding House offers six bedrooms and can accommodate 14 guests. It is perfect for a large extended family travelling together or celebrating a special occasion and offers a large kitchen and dining area and a huge lounge heated by a wood heater – wood supplied. The north facing verandah is a beautiful spot to sit and catch the winter sun with a cup of coffee and a visit from the birds.

There is a fire pit just off to the side of the carport which is a lovely place for gathering on a chilly winter’s evening with a mellow glass of local red or a warming hot chocolate to toast marshmallows and there are two BBQs under cover in the carport for the bacon and egg nosh up in the morning.

Sleeps 24 – 28

The Loco Shed

Perfect for larger gatherings, the Loco Shed can accommodate 24 people across eight bedrooms, six with ensuites, in a mix of doubles, singles and bunks (see the bedding configuration tab below). There is a large kitchen with two full size fridges and large dining area as well as generous common areas spread over two levels. The lounge has both a slow combustion heater (wood supplied) and a reverse cycle air conditioner.

One or both bedsits (see bedsits tab) can be added to a Loco Shed booking to increase its ability to accommodate up to 28 guests.

Outside the front door is a flat apron sporting a large firepit, which is a perfect focus for that communal gathering with a local red or a hot chocolate. Bush wood is accessible close by and easily gathered. Large BBQs are supplied.

Bedsits: Attached to the Loco Shed, but independent from it, are two bedsits. Each is a perfect getaway for a couple or a single traveller looking for a motel style room. Room 4 is downstairs and comprises two rooms plus ensuite with a bedroom and small kitchenette, each opening onto a north facing patio. Room 6 is an upstairs large room with sitting area, kitchenette and comfortable queen size bed. Room 6 is access friendly with no stairs involved.

Sleeps 8-10 per shelter or 6 per bunk room

Bunkhouse & Shelters

For the Bibbulmun walkers and the Munda Biddi cyclists, we can also offer either a low or no cost option. We have converted two shelter sheds at the primary school into track shelters; the sleeping shelter has a weather flap and plastic containers to keep food and other consumables safe from our friendly marsupials. The shelters are located near public toilets. These are available free of charge or can be used in conjunction with the school kitchen and shower/toilet for a very small fee which includes a big fluffy towel.

A more comfortable option is available in the old school building. It has two bunkrooms which can each accommodate six walkers/cyclists. Utilising the bunk rooms also gives travellers access to a kitchen, sitting room and bathroom with toilet. Cost is $30 and includes towel and pillowcase. Extra linen and doonas can also be hired if required. Bunkrooms do not need to be pre-booked.

For a more luxurious option, our lovely self-contained motel-style bedsits are available at the Loco Shed for less than the price of a motel room (See Bedsit tab).