Araluen Boutique Accommodation – Villas & Lodge

The Yarra Valley’s Boutique Accommodation Araluen Lodge & Villas

Experience Melbourne’s Yarra Valley the Araluen way as we are just not a bed but a luxurious experience in the heart of the Yarra Valley.
Araluen Premier Boutique Accommodation is among 4.5 acres of landscaped gardens and bushland in the heart of the Yarra Valley and is the perfect place to relax for a few days or explore the Yarra Valley.

Araluen offers a range of accommodation from suites to self-contained villas.

Araluen has a range of packages available, such as spa treatments and dinner at nearby wineries.

For more details call Rachel at Araluen Boutique Accommodation on 03 5965 2013


  • Adult Retreat
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Barbeque
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast Optional
  • CD Library
  • Communal Fridge
  • Complimentary Chocolates
  • Cooking Facilities
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Fridge
  • Gourmet Breakfast Provisions
  • Groups Welcome
  • Internet Access Available
  • Licenced
  • Linen Provided
  • Massuer on Request
  • Microwave
  • Native Bush
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Off Street Parking
  • Rainwater
  • Self Contained
  • Spa
  • Stereo
  • Swimming Pool Heated
  • Television
  • Verandah
  • Wifi Access
Cancellations:Bookings are secured for accommodation by 50% deposit and final payment is due on arrival. Deposit is non refundable for cancellations or changed dates prior to 28 days notice.
Araluen Boutique Accommodation is located in the picturesque Steels Creek Valley just 7 minutes north of Yarra Glen. The property is set amongst four acres of landscaped gardens and bushland, and is the perfect place to relax for a few days or to serve as a base to explore the region. Guests also have access to a large outdoor solar-heated swimming pool, property grounds and convenient car-parking. Accommodation is offered with breakfast comprising locally sourced provisions. Those wanting to explore the Yarra Valley can access a range of brochures and advice on the region, its wineries, fine dining, art galleries, magnificent scenery and rich heritage. As of 19th January 2017, your new hosts at the property are Rachel and Neil Hanson. We come to Araluen with enthusiasm and passion and a combined 35 years of experience in the Australian tourism, travel and hospitality industries. We look forward to opportunity of greeting you and creating a unique and memorable experience that will have you returning again and again, and again. ACCOMMODATION We have a 2-night minimum on weekends and public holidays. Accommodation consists of three villas and one lodge room. All villas are self-contained with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside or the gardens and swimming pool. Villa amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with gas cooktop and convection oven, air conditioning, gas fireplace, large flat-screen television, Bose sound system, Nespresso coffee machine and a wine fridge. All villa ensuites have a double spa, separate shower and heated flooring and towel rails. Bedrooms have king-sized beds with luxury linen and pillows. Our Deluxe Lodge Room is located in the main house with its own external entry. The room is extremely generous in size accommodating king size bed, 2 lounge chairs located under the picturesque glass conservatory ceiling, flat-screen television, table and chairs for in room dining, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, minibar fridge, toaster, kettle with tea and coffee making facilities and separate ensuite with shower, vanity, toilet and heated towel rail. ONSITE CATERING FACILITIES We also offer a great alfresco outdoor area by the property pool with a pizza oven or BBQ for guest use. This area is very useful when accommodating groups and getting them together for a group dinner. We are happy to organise pizza bases and ingredients or meats and salads to be cooked by yourselves in this area at an additional cost. ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES We are also pleased to offer packages to include dinner at some of the Yarra Valley's best wineries, a local cheese & wine platter on arrival, a massage treatment in your villa or early morning hot air ballooning over the Yarra Valley. Please let me know if you would like further details on any of these extra services. BREAKFAST Continental breakfast will be available in the rooms on arrival, so it can be enjoyed at your leisure. Breakfast consists of two types of cereal, yoghurt, fruit, fresh bread from the local bakery, condiments (vegemite, peanut butter, honey, jams and butter), apple and orange juice and bottled eater. BREAKFAST UPGRADE Hot breakfast can be supplied for you to cook in your villa each morning for an additional $15 per person (eggs, bacon, tomatoes and mushrooms) CATERING HAMPER FOR ARRIVAL As we are 6km from Yarra Glen township we are happy to organise a catering hamper for your arrival, so you can sit back and unwind from the moment you arrive. The hamper can be tailored to your liking but will cover items such local cheeses, dips, olives, crackers and bread. The cost per hamper is $50. ARALUEN WINE LIST Settled in for the night, but wanting a bottle of sparkling or wine to enjoy? The property is fully licenced so we are able to offer our guests a selection of wines from the region to purchase during your stay. A wine list will be available on your arrival. CLOSEST WINERIES We are centrally located to a number of the Yarra Valley"s best recognised wineries. The closest to name a few are De Bortoli, Steels Creek Estate, Yileena Park, Dixons Creek Estate, Mandala Wines, Balgownie Estate, Yarrawood, Shantell, Stones Estate, Sutherland Estate, Zonzo Estate, Acacia Ridge, Fergusons Winery and Yering Station. A little further in Coldstream – Coombe Estate, Rochford, Domaine Chandon, Tokar Estate, St Huburts, Helen & Joey Estate, Coldstream Hills, Yarra Yering, Soumah, Hanrahan, Oakridge, Warramunda Estate, Maddens Rise, Helens Hill SOCIAL MEDIA For additional property images please visit our social media pages – Facebook, Instagram & TripAdvisor all @araluenboutiqueaccommodation BOOKING DEPOSIT To secure a booking we require via telephone or email a confirmation and a 50% non-refundable deposit via credit card. The balance is due on arrival. CHECK-IN and CHECK-OUT Arrival time is any time after 3pm and check-out is by 11am on the day of departure, unless otherwise arrange

Room types and packages

Map & Directions


603 Steels Creek Road Yarra Glen VIC 3775


From Yarra Glen township travel north on the Melba Highway to the end of the shopping strip past the Mobil Service Centre turn left into Symond Street past the Yarra Glen Public School travel 300m and than turn right into Steels Creek Road travel a further 6km and Araluen Lodge is on the left hand side.

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