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Araluen Boutique Accommodation


The Yarra Valley's premier boutique accommodation, Araluen Lodge and Villas, Yarra Glen

Experience Victoria’s best known and most accessible wine region the Araluen way. Not just a bed and breakfast but a luxurious experience in the heart of the Yarra Valley.

Araluen Boutique Accommodation is located in the picturesque Steels Creek Valley just 10 minutes north of Yarra Glen. The property is set amongst four acres of landscaped gardens and bushland, a haven for birdlife and where wombats and kangaroos wander through. It is the perfect place to relax for a few days or to serve as a base to explore the region.

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. 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 very generous in size Lodge Room is located in the main house and has its own external access. King size bedding, separate ensuite with shower, tea / coffee making facilities, bar fridge, television, free Wi-Fi and lounge area with a glass atrium roof. Room only rates available.

Guests also have access to a large outdoor solar-heated swimming pool, property grounds and convenient car-parking. Villa accommodation is offered with breakfast comprising locally sourced provisions that can be enjoyed in the comfort of your villa. 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 are Rachel and Neil Hanson. They come to Araluen with enthusiasm and passion and a combined 35 years of experience in the Australian tourism, travel and hospitality industries. They look forward to greeting you and creating a unique and memorable experience that will have you returning again and again, and again.

Special offer for Visit Gay Australia guests:    

Snuggle up and enjoy our Spring Promo the Araluen Way!


MID WEEK SPECIAL – Monday to Thursday nights

Stay 2 nights in one of our Villas and receive 15% discount

All Villas have king size bedding with luxury linens, gas fireplace, double spa bath and lots more! All bookings include daily continental breakfast in the privacy of your villa and complimentary chocolate from the Yarra Valley Chocolatier

Bookable: Monday 18 September 2017 – Monday 27 November 2017

For Travel: Monday 18 September 2017 – Thursday 30 November 2017

To Book: Call 03 5695 2013 or 0411 242 212

Conditions: Promotion only available for direct bookings by calling 03 5965 2013

Subject to availability at time of booking

Discount only applies to stays on a Monday to Thursday night

Not available over public holidays (Melbourne Cup, Tuesday 7 November)

Available for bookings in Hilltop Spa and Garden Spa Villas only


Book now

603 Steels Creek Road
Yarra Glen 3775

61 3 5965 2013

61 411 242 212

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