Great central location to the villages of Olinda & Mt Dandenong - a short stroll to the shops, cafes, day spas, parks & gardens.
Ranges Café, Dudley's, Copperfields, Olinda Café,& Fish & Chips in the top village and Pizza, Indian, The Mt Dandy Hotel, The Pig and Whistle, Kelly's Bar and The Wild Oak in the bottom village - all just 500m away! Coonara Springs is also 3 mins drive from us.
Free wifi in the cottages (ex. Garden Retreat cottage)
Warning - the internet up here can be slow!
Choose from our range of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom self-contained bed and breakfast accommodation cottages
high in the Dandenong Ranges
, open fires, well stocked with full breakfast provisions and cooking facilities, you have a ROMANTIC 'home away from home' in the scenic village of Olinda, Victoria
. Retreat to the Garden
or Caretaker's Cottage
. Set on 2 properties (the 2 & 3 bedroom family/group cottages in the Olinda village and the one bedroom cottages 500m down towards the Mt Dandenong village).
Highly commended in the Australian Achiever Awards & featured on Channel 9's Getaway program, Como Cottages in Olinda Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, has always been a destination for vacations and romantic weekend getaways since the 1920's. With the likes of Sir Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin and the Burnham Beeches Estate just down the road, it was always a place for artists and aristocrats.
Why not use our accommodation cottages
set in the nature laden Olinda village in Dandenong Ranges
for your very own romantic getaway - whenever the fancy takes you?
Or come for a girl's weekend away or a in a group. We can sleep up to 22 people (in 7 cottages - on 2 properties).
On your romantic getaway, you will plunge into a large two-person corner spa or claw-foot, cast iron bathtub, smell the aroma of fresh brewed coffee and good old fashioned bacon & eggs from the generous breakfast goodies stocked up in your cottage, mood is set with an open fire and candles & incense provided. Feel the fresh mountain air. A short stroll takes you to the local villages where you will be able to feast at the fabulous boutique restaurants or relax with a massage or facial at one of the day spas such as Elle Naturale Olinda. Each of our accommodation cottages also has an outdoor living space so you can enjoy the outside as much as the cosy indoors from your own private deck or balcony. Each cottage has a real log fire for the cooler months (except for Caretaker's cottage) and Como, Forget-Me-Not, Lavender & Caretaker's cottages have air-conditioning for the warmer months.
Our Day Spa Elle Naturale Olinda is conveniently located in the Olinda village and offers the best Massage and Natural Facials on the mountain. Call 9751 2264 or text 0411 622 445 to book an appointment. Also available with our team are Reiki, Naturopathy, Counselling, Kinesiology and Sacred womb healing. Visit the website at www.ellenaturaleolinda.com.au
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- This week's SPECIAL...Caretaker's cottage $150 per night., midweek.
- Book online>>>from above^^
Midweek Escape: m-th only
2 nights for $450
3 nights for $660
4 nights for $840
in the Garden, Como or Forget-Me-Not cottages. Call us for this special 9751 2264.
Make the most of our Stay & Dine packages with SkyHigh Mt Dandenong with the limousine transfer from your cottage (and back).
Our Stay & Relax package
which includes accommodation & a couples massage at Elle Naturale Olinda
New Florist and antique furniture in Olinda - Jaclyn Roma Floral Design - Order your bouquet to enjoy during your stay and to take home as a momento (you can do this as an extra from our booking button.
The romantic Coonara Springs Restaurant is open again after a long and loving restoration. Just 3 mins drive down the Olinda/Monbulk Rd.
Try you hand at art, like many of the classic aussie artists who used to live up here (eg. Sir Arthur Streeton & Fredrick McCubbin). Classes with Peter Delahunty are at the Delahunty Studios just around the corner in Olinda (next to the Fire station). Good for families, couples and individuals on your weekend away or during school holidays.
The annual Tesslaars Tulip Festival is on again in the September school holidays
Markets: Big Dreams market in Belgrave every 2nd Sunday of each month.
Kallista Market happens on the 1st Saturday of each month 9am - 1pm