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Your Accommodation Options
New Accommodation Options for 2013 and beyond:
1. Fully self contained apartment (part of a private house but separate entrance $450 p/w NEW Listing.
6 minute walk to the workshop.
Double bed with Ensuite, Lounge room and Full Kitchen in a lovely bush setting.
Photos to follow soon....
Call our office on 0419 102 290 to give you more details about this accommodation.
2. OMARU Luxury Bed and Breakfast
Special Rate for Thomas Lloyd Students $500 p/w includes Breakfast -usually $700
25 minute drive to our workshop.
This fully self contained cottage has 2 bedrooms each with an ensuite, King size beds that can be made into 2 single beds (i.e Cottage can sleep 4 singles, 2 couples or 2 adults). Air-conditioning in each room, lounge area and TV - Internet and Foxtel!
The price is for the whole cottage so you can share with another student ($250 p/week each) or take the whole cottage for yourself and or family.
There is also a lovely outdoor area with valley view.
All bookings can be made direct via Omaru website
Just let us know when you book!
Note: Property 1 and 2 are close to each other, so you can share rides with other students if they are staying in either property!
Bedroom leading onto full ensuite
Each Ensuite has a Bath
Kitchenette with benchtop cooking appliances only, Fridge, Coffee Machine, Laundry, a outdoor BBQ and comfortable lounge area
Ensuite has a Shower
3. Eltham North "Old Homestead"
*7 minutes to our Montsalvat Workshop
Special rate for Thomas Lloyd Guitars Students $500 per week.
Self contained cottage in the gardens of an old Homestead
Very bushy environment with native trees and birds.
Double bedroom, shower and small bathroom, kitchenette with stove, fridge, microwave, and sink. Small Living area with TV.
Close to Eltham town (bus) Train to Melbourne CBD. also Yarra Valley wineries, Yarra Glen, Healesville.
This is via the website Air BnB - please email them via the website and they will get back to you.
All bookings direct via website
4. Crystal Brook Holiday Park
182 Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road, East Doncaster, Victoria 3109
This is a Holiday Park with Onsite Cabins ranging from Budget to Deluxe Family Villa's
10 Minute drive to the Workshop
Prices start from $118 upwards per night (depending on seasons) New Prices
Cabins Include - Queensize beds and single bunks, Kitchenette, Sleeps 5 with TV (external Ensuite & Linen can be rented)
We have had many students stay at this Caravan Park!
Ph: (03) 9844 3637 (Direct to Park - Phone Number) New Number
Fax: (03) 9844 3342 or 1300 787 140 (Central Booking Service)
"Crystal Brook Caravan Park"
5. Eltham Motor Inn - Self Contained Apartments website
6. Short Stay - 2 week duration accommodation can be found on this website
You should search for these suburbs:
Eltham, Diamond Creek, Doncaster, Templestowe, Box Hill (If you have a car all about 20 minutes to the workshop)
7. Quest Serviced Apartments 15 minutes to workshop - Doncaster website
8. Our final suggestion check out Airbnb website.
Just type in ELTHAM or click on the map and the options for accommodation will come up. Room types include: Room only and shared kitchen in a family home, or Cottage/Apartments for rent.
Fully self contained accommodation is your best option - so you can prepare food for dinner and your lunch. Eltham has a lot of B&B's which are expensive and only cater for breakfast.
If you don't have a car - Chris Wynne can drop you to the shoping centre for shopping and food, it is 5-10 minutes by car to Eltham town or a 10-20 minute walk & only 5-10 minutes walk to the Thomas Lloyd Guitars Workshop
Your Guitar Courses runs from 8.00am to 5pm each day
Eltham Train Station
The Train Station is only 5 minutes drive to the Thomas Lloyd Guitars Workshop
You can catch a train from any City Accomodation that you choose and again Chris will collect you in the mornings and return you at night to the Station. The train is 45 minutes to Melbourne City Centre from Eltham
Airport Transport Bus & Transport
Crystal Brook Holiday Park (above) is located in the N/E of Melbourne
You would catch the Eastside Airport Bus from the Airport or Catch a Metropolitan Bus just outside the front of the Park to Melbourne City Centre
Click here for Airport Bus Website
Eltham has 3 large Supermarkets, Post Office, Book shops & Cafes, Restaurants, Galleries, Clothes Shopping & Takeaways. Plus a new Fresh Home Made Gourmet Hamburger Lounge - quick and healthy dinner for one!
It is recommended that you bring your lunch & drinks with you everyday to the workshop
"Montsalvat" Cafe is open Tue to Sundays - at restaurant prices just outside our workshop doors and there is a local Lunch Shop that you can buy food at daily.
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