Loft in Mill Street
King Arthur Suite
Hathaway Suite
Loft Suite's Lounge
The Governor's Retreat
Carriagehouse Lounge
The Herb Garden Suite
The Garden of Eden's Fountain of Heavenly Clarity

Loft in the Mill

Address: 1602 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd, (Corner Harold Street, Opposite Olinda Village at the top of Mount Dandenong), Olinda, Victoria 3788

Phone: 03 9751 1700  |  Fax: 03 9751 2030  


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Loft in the Mill is a magnificent bluestone replica of an old flour mill with adjacent stone carriage house, winner of various awards including Victorian Tourism Award for Best Hosted Accommodation Venue.

A range of suites are on offer to suit all styles & budgets. Each luxurious suite has a private entrance, its own facilities, & uniquely individual décor. A range of facilities are offered, including: large double spa's, crackling log fires, romantic four poster beds, private courtyards, in-house massage, LCD TV's in every suite, & Free WIFI.

Loft In The Mill is perfectly located opposite Olinda Village right at the top of the picturesque Dandenong Ranges and within walking distance to boutique shops, lovely gardens, galleries, quaint tearooms and quality restaurants. 16 Restaurants are within a 2 kilometre radius from the property and 9 wedding reception venues are within a 7 kilometre radius.

A short distance away is William Ricketts Sanctuary and the National Rhodedendron Gardens. 15 minutes away is Puffing Billy Railway, Trees Adventure or the Yarra Valley's numerous wineries.

All tariffs include light continental breakfast and cooked breakfast vouchers at $15 per head are redeemable at Ranges Restaurant opposite the property in the Olinda Village. At reception find discounted vouchers for Loft in the Mill guests dining at the following restaurants in the Olinda Village opposite: 15% off Ranges Restaurant, 10% off Copperfields Restaurant and 25% off The Ivy Bar and Restaurant.

In addition there is an arrangement where guests dining in the nearby Mount Dandenong Village receive 15% off at Indian By Nature, 10% off at the the Pig and Whistle English Tavern and a Free Entree Serving Platter at Kelly's Bar and Kitchen. Guests also have access to Skyhigh Restaurants Free Stretch Limousine everynight between Monday and Friday nights.

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Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Hathaway Suite

One of the most elegant rooms, with four poster Queen Size bed in a sunken bedroom. You can sit in the luxurious double spa and watch the crackling open log fire, or take in either the sunset from your private balcony complete with romantic cast iron outdoor setting, or the sunrise from your own glass conservatory. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player.0

Loft Suite

Have the whole top floor to yourself. Enjoy the space, style and comfort of our largest suite with Luxurious double spa in the separate bathroom, four poster Queen bed in the Ralph Lauren Wallpapered Master bedroom, mezzanine level Loft Style sleeping quarters or second bedroom with your choice of either two King single beds or a King bed. Open Plan Lounge features a mix of Limestone and Black Dadoed walls with Ralph Lauren Striped Wallpaper, a Gorgous Gas Log Fire surrounded by beautiful Mahogany carved Mantlepiece with Gold Gilded Framed Mirror, complimented by 18 candle chandelier and with elegant Black Velvet Victorian lounge suite. Other features: Full Kitchen with stovetop and dishwasher, dining table for four. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD and CD Player.0

King Arthur Suite

Go on treat yourself like royalty, you deserve it. This suite has a medieval feel, with its slate floor and dark exposed beams. While providing all the modern luxuries of King size bed with a four posted Black king size spa at the foot of it, crackling log fire, slab floor heating underneath and french doors opening onto your private courtyard positioned to take in the sunset and complete with romantic wicker style outdoor setting and shade umbrella. LCD TV, DVD and CD Player.0

The Carriagehouse

A 3 bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 2 storey 30 sq Bluestone House featuring Queen Size Beds in two bedrooms and a King Size Bed that can split into two King Size Single Beds in the Master bedroom, Luxurious Double Spa Bath in the main White Marbled Bathroom, open plan lounge and formal dining areas with Open Log Fire, heated floor and French Doors that open out into your private courtyard with outdoor setting for eight persons, also suitable for conferencing/entertainment, a full kitchen, laundry, can sleep up to 8 people with the addition of two single folding beds available on the property. 42 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. Minimum two night stay from $750 for 2 People, 4 People $1126, 6 people $1502.0

The Herb Garden Suite

Herb Garden Suite - Queen Size 4 posted Carved Mahogany bed with French doors opening onto your own private courtyard with romantic wicker outdoor setting positioned to take in the sunset. A crackling log fire at the foot of the bed may create the ambiance, or simply luxuriate in your Victorian Style Wing Back Chairs or the Luxurious Double Spa in your White Marbled Bathroom, and in one of our most popular suites. LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $185-$280 per night.0

The Governor's Retreat

Our latest addition to the collection, a delightful 2 storey, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroomed suite that's tucked away to the rear of the Carriagehouse. Get away from everything in the Master Bedroom with King Size Bed, Luxurious Double Spa Bath at the foot of same overlooking a Gas Log Fire in a Victorian Mantlepieced setting and the Black Marbled Bathroom and Spa surrounds. A door beside the spa ventures out into your own private courtyard with romantic outdoor wicker setting. Upstairs which is closed off with a door and you enter the second bedroom again with a Queen Size Bed, Log Fire, White Marbled Bathroom and a Full Kitchen with Hotplates. 32 Inch LCD TV/DVD & CD Player in both bedrooms. Sleeps up to 4.0

The Calico Suite

Calico Suite - A bright cosy suite for 2 with Luxurious Double Spa Bath in the white marbled bathroom, Queen Size French Provincial Bed, separate lounge with Black Velvet Victorian Style Lounge setting, kitchenette and entered from your private sunny courtyard with romantic wicker outdoor setting. Chandeliers throughout. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $185-$280 per night.0

The Tudor Suite

An intimate suite with Queen Size 4 Posted Carved Mahogany bed, crackling log fire at the foot of same, kitchenette, whitewashed walls and garden deck with romantic outdoor setting for two surrounded by evergreen trees and foliage opposite the entry. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD and CD Player.0

The Victorian Suite

A romantic, cosy room with Queen Size Mahogany four poster bed, white marbled ensuite bathroom, kitchenette, dining setting with table and ensuite for the budget conscious yet fastidious guest. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD and CD Player.0

Payment methods accepted

American Express  Cash Only  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

A 50 per cent non refundable deposit is required to confirm you reservation. If a cancellation occurs more than 30 days prior to the arrival date of the booking, the amount paid will be transferred to a future date nominated by the guest, subject to availability and an administrative fee of $50 will apply. All cancellations received 30 days or less (but more than seven days) prior to arrival, will forfeit the amount that has been paid.All cancellations received seven days or less prior to arrival will be charged the full amount of their booking and guests accept we are entitled to charge their credit card for outstanding balance. Travel insurance is recommended for medical and cancellation coverage. In addition to any cancellation fee there is a minimum administrative fee of $50 if you make changes to a booking.Bushfires and Emergencies :In the rare event of a Code Red (Catastrophic Fire Danger) Day being declared for the region by The State Government, The Loft in the Mill will be closed and the following procedure will apply: Guests currently in-house will be given the option to vacate the property prior to 5pm the evening before the code red day. Guests due to check in on the code red day will be called and advised that the accommodation will not be available and the office will be closed. All guests that leave their accommodation or have been advised not to attend will be issued with a voucher for a future stay or refunded their full accommodation tariff. They reserve the right to close theirbusiness and in effect cancel your booking with them in this rare event that they deem it necessary for your safety or because of the inability to operate due to circumstances beyond their control.

Local directions

Simply follow the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road to the top of the mountain and you will find the Loft in The Mill opposite Olinda Village at the western or city end on the corner of Harold Street.


  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Car park
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Cots available
  • Gardens in property
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Movie hire
  • Nightcall button
  • Tour desk


  • Art and craft
  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Fruit Picking
  • Shopping
  • Train ride
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Wilderness walking
  • Wine tasting

Reception opening hours

There is a nightcall phone outside reception that rings to wherever the owners are on the property. Either owners or a manager are on site all the time.

10:00am  - 6:00pm

Friday only
10:00am  - 7:00pm

Check in:  2:00pm

Check out:  11:00am


  • Bed & Breakfast Farmstay and Accommodation Australia
  • National Trust
  • Visitor Information Centre

Disabled access

Wheelchair friendly access to the King Arthur Suite with threshold ramps on both the suite entry and the entry to the bathroom. All doors wide enough to fit all widths of wheelchairs. Commode chair for the toilet and a shower chair for the shower which has no lip and is accessible in a wheelchair.

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