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East Malvern
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We enjoyed two perfect days and nights at Woolrich, within easy distance of the six large Hills gardens we visited and walked through. The two-bedroom house is very comfortable and well equipped in all respects, its interiors peaceful, and its garden setting magical. The view from the large deck extends to the Gippsland Hills. We enjoyed all our meals at...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Just a very short drive down a quite dirt road and we arrived at the peaceful and stunning Woolrich Cottage Retreat, which is separate, and private from, Woolrich Garden Retreat), As you open the front door, a wide open hallway lit by one of the many art deco lamps greets you. Wooden leadlight doors beckon you through to the very...

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woolrichii, Owner at Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We never let the cottage to two couple unless they come as a group so there is never a fight over kitchen space. Once one couple has booked the cottage it is all theirs. Except of course for the lyrebirds outside the door and the Kookaburras on the deck!

Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We stayed 2 nights for a romantic getaway and it was everything and so much more. The breakfast hamper had everything and so much more. The spa... is divine the best we've ever experienced and so comfortable for 2! The gardens and nature all around is just breathtaking. Highly recommend. We will be back in March.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We have just spent 3 wonderful nights at wonderful Woolrich Retreat celebrating our 25th Anniversary. This was our third stay and everything was absolutely fantastic, from the ample breakfast provisions to the huge comfy bed and amazing Spa there is nothing to fault at all. Mary and Chess you should both be commended on the beautiful paradise you have created...

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Kilmore, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Sitting on the balcony, or looking through the windows, over the lovely garden and trees is very peaceful. It is hard to believe this cottage is only twenty minutes from the outer suburbs of Australia’s second largest city. The cottage is self-contained with excellent cooking facilities and plentiful breakfast and gourmet supplies. Our hosts kindly asked our dietary requirements and...

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Thank Tom C
Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Stayed two nights here, after finding quite by accident at the tourist info centre. What a find, it was a magnificent setting, and the cottage is beautiful. Lots of extra little goodies to eat and drink, and generous breakfast provisions. Ches was very welcoming, and then left us our privacy to come and go as we pleased. Thoroughly recommend this...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We were impressed as soon as we walked into the Garden Retreat; the inviting feeling, the lay-out, decor, cleanliness, huge spa bath; and food in the kitchen and fridge. The view is beautiful, including the colourful flowers and lovely garden. It is like a 'home away from home' and our stay was very relaxing. Mary and Ches are so welcoming...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 13 October 2015

It is difficult to sum up all that this retreat has to offer in a few sentences. The cottage was a lovely place to relax with friends. Very well set up, with lovely period furnishings, an ensuite for each bedroom and spa room. Great kitchen and beautiful views of the gardens and beyond from the deck. We even came across...

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Thank AllanJane_11
Ormond, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely place to stay! Amazing location, beautiful retreat. The surrounding gardens are a pleasure to wander through. Generous breakfast provisions were a highlight! The open fireplace and spa bath were our favourites! Will stay again. Thank you very much.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A most wonderful stay at Woolrich. Gorgeous accommodation; clean, beautifully furnished. The bed was glorious. Highlights include: open fire; very generous and high quality supper and breakfast provisions; coffee machine; magnificent gardens; lyrebirds; rosellas; privacy.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO WOOLRICH RETREAT In Woolrich's historic five-acre woodlands you will find our two luxury retreats where guests will enjoy the very best bed & breakfast accommodation available in the Dandenong Ranges. Privacy, open fires, spas, ensuites, decks with BBQs overlooking the gardens and free entry to Cloudehill Gardens next door. Walk, laze by the fire, relax in the spa or soak in the view with a glass of wine. The perfect Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges getaway. WOOLRICH COTTAGE Built in the 1920s, the cottage's Art Deco features have been retained and restored to create this elegant accommodation. Fine furniture complements the period architectural features such as the Art Deco leadlight windows. The cottage includes two bedrooms with large ensuites, so two couples can enjoy equal luxury as well as an indoor, four person Jacuzzi hot tub under a glass skylight. The lounge room has an open fire, and a bay window with dining table. The kitchen has granite bench tops and a farmhouse sink. French doors open up onto a deck with a BBQ and outdoor furniture for alfresco dining with garden and mountain views. GARDEN RETREAT In French Provence style, the Garden Retreat is perfect for one couple with its king-size bed and double spa (separate shower). Miele appliances in the kitchen, leadlight windows, in the bathroom and bedroom, TV with Foxtel and DVD and a lovely open wood fire in the cosy lounge room makes this an experience to remember. Outside, the balcony, complete with BBQ, and art deco table and chairs sits at the edge of a canopy of trees. Walk down the steps next to your retreat and open the gate to Cloudehill Gardens or go the other way into the Woolrich Woodlands with its meandering paths, lyrebirds, azalea maze and the dell. OLINDA VILLAGE Olinda is one of the major villages of the hills. It is close to the winery district of Yarra Valley and Puffing Billy, a steam train which goes to Emerald. It is the centre of many famous gardens. Just along the road is the National Rhododendron Garden, there are many other national and private gardens which are open to the public. You can go and pick raspberries and strawberries in season, visit the trout farm, or see William Rickett's sanctuary where he created sculptures honouring the aborigines. It is a delight to shop in the villages which is full of all kinds of shops with unusual things for sale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation

Address: 20 Woolrich Road, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Olinda
Price Range: $226 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation 4.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“All bedrooms have airconditioning and everything is beautifully furnished”
roblinnhc, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If travelling in winter pack some flannel pyjamas!”
the_fashion_assassin, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The two bedroom cottage is the place to stay.”
  • View of dawn over the ranges from the cottage deck.
  • The nearby huge National Rhododendron garden is one of the best in the world.
  • Handsome collection of Tiffany lamps.
  • Friendly Kookaburra on the cottage deck.
  • Cromson Rosella taken from the cottage deck.
  • All rooms are artfully furnished.
nine_bear, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Woolrich cottage would probably be better as it's a separate area.”
Ypmurc, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you love historical things, nature and peace and quiet (like we do), then this is ideal.”
l0riannet, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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