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Arcadia Cottages offers accommodation for couples in four separate cottages, all hidden away in three acres of forested gardens.

The award winning cottages (Channel 9 getaway Top 10 in Australia) are situated at Olinda just east of Melbourne on top of Mount Dandenong (altitude 600 metres). Arcadia Cottages are off the busy Tourist Road but only 400 metres to the villages of Olinda and Mount Dandenong with approximately 12 restaurants to choose from.

Each cottage has a log fire and conservatory. Two have spa baths and two have a cedar hot tub spa. Full breakfast provisions are included in the cottage for you to enjoy when you are ready.

Arcadia Cottages also have its own dedicated day spa centre with two stunning treatment rooms and a guest lounge.

Please view the website for a full description and tours of the cottages as well as several packages for you too enjoy. This property is not suitable for children.

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Price & booking


$230.00 - $550.00

Price for 2 adults. There is a different price for each cottage. Details view www.arcadiacottages.com.au/rates.htm. includes breakfast.

Forest Cottage

Room capacity: 2

Forest cottage is hiding amongst the trees at the bottom of the garden. A colourful interior with polished ash floors, separate bedroom with a large window and ensuite. The wisteria covered glass conservatory is best enjoyed while relaxing in the large spa. Full kitchen, wood fire, outdoor seating in your own garden. There is also undercover parking at the cottage.

Treehouse Cottage

Room capacity: 2

Aptly named, the Treehouse Cottage is embraced by mature deciduous trees. A dramatic five metre window allows leafy garden views and glimpses of the pond. Cathedral ceiling with a secret loft. Open the French doors to the bathroom and enjoy the crackling fire and view from the spa. Conservatory sitting room, air-conditioning, wood fire, kitchenette, deck with outdoor seating. There is also undercover parking at the cottage.

Fernwood Cottage

Room capacity: 2

Fernwood Cottage has a magnificent six metre high window looks out to a forest of giant tree ferns. A secret loft with sumptuous cushions hides in the cathedral ceiling. Enter the glass conservatory through Victorian French doors to find the hot tub spa surrounded by palms. Double shower, wood fire, air-conditioning, full kitchen, DVD and surround sound, outdoor seating in private garden. There is also undercover parking at the cottage.

Olinda Cottage

Room capacity: 2

Nestled amongst giant rhododendrons and camellias, Olinda Cottage evokes a feeling all of it's own. Snuggle up with a glass of wine next to the log fire to watch a DVD from Arcadia's library or immerse yourself in the large hot tub overlooking the tree ferns. Olinda Cottage features a queen bed, log fire, breakfast conservatory and double spa.

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  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Day spa
  • Laundry
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sauna
  • Birdwatching
  • Self guided
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details
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  • Free Wifi