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Promise of beauty but dont go on Sunday

This artist location promised a lot but let us down as most of the studios were closed or being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
That pocket of Art even when you are not an "arts" person

I find art one of those strange things that I enjoy for the pleasure it give me. I don't want to... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Peter M
Eltham, Victoria, Australia
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7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Montsalvat ...... what can I say. Just love love loved it. What an amazing place. Buildings are unbelievable so old and quaint, incredible structures. Setting is gorgeous absolutely enjoyed our walk around the grounds. Totally worth the visit.

Thank Bonnie936
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This artist location promised a lot but let us down as most of the studios were closed or being used for private functions on the Sunday we visited. Still a beautiful walk around and a pleasant café but we felt a little ripped off paying...More

1  Thank ashell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is an absolute gem. Hidden in the beautiful place of Eltham, montsalvat was the perfect location for our wedding ceremony. There are heaps of options however we ended up choosing the upper gallery. It was spring time and the flowers were in full...More

Thank winafe
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We went to the Cafe for lunch on Saturday. The staff were so friendly and the food was excellent. I ate the zucchini and corn fritters and my sister had the pumpkin smash. So good. It was lovely and relaxing with the sun shining, the...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The architecture and scenery here are much to be desired. Not ideal for young children. the cafe is really cute and has delicious food.a

1  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I find art one of those strange things that I enjoy for the pleasure it give me. I don't want to break it down or even try to understand what the artist is trying to say. Which is why Montsalvat is an attraction I like...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Although a Melbourne native, I’d never been here. Advertised as art gallery/ function space it’s a collection of eclectic architectural interesting buildings, mainly gothic Tudor style. (Read the info, no where near as old as you’d think, once in the spaces). It’s set on a...More

1  Thank Lyn C
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

An artist colony on the outskirts of Melbourne set in beautiful grounds. It is like was like walking back in time. The main hall is modeled on s medieval style building. It has an art gallery inside and is also available for major functions. The...More

Thank G1184TUpaulg
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We were in Melbourne for 5 days on February and were recommended to visit this beautiful hidden gem. The reception girl in the shop is super sweet. She gave us a informative introduction about this place and recommended few studios within. Highly recommended for everyone...More

Thank Hollychiu
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I LOVE old architecture so for me this is this is the perfect day out. Take some amazing pics. Lovely atmosphere. Perfect!

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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, the main "baronial hall" had several buffalo roasting size fireplaces which obviously were used. Apart from that, no, I did not see any other heating.