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 7 minutes north of Yarra Glen. The property is set amongst four acres of landscaped gardens and bush-land, and is the perfect place to relax for a few days, serve as a base to explore the region or come together as group. We specialise in offering wedding accommodation and a venue catering to small intimate weddings.
Accommodation consists of three spa villas and four lodge rooms.
All villas are self-contained with an extension outdoor deck area with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside or the gardens and swimming pool.
Each villa has a deck with seating and beautiful views of the Valley or property gardens and pool area. Internally they are open plan with self-contained kitchenette, dining area, lounge, master bedroom and separate ensuite.
Each villa bedroom has a king-sized bed with luxury linen and pillows and an electric blanket for the colder months. Villa amenities include a fully equipped kitchenette with gas cook-top and range-hood, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, kettle, minibar size fridge, split system heating and air conditioning, gas fireplace, large flat-screen television, Google Chrome device, DVD player and DVD library, complimentary Wi-Fi, Bose sound system, iron and ironing board and lots more.
All villa ensuites have a double spa, separate walk in shower, heated flooring and towel rails, beautiful ASPAR toiletries, hairdryer, Sheridan towels and fluffy bathrobes.
The Standard and Deluxe Lodge Rooms are located in the Lodge building of the property and are very generous in size. All rooms have king size beds with luxury linens, flat screen television, lounge chair, in-room dining setting, microwave, toaster, kettle, crockery, glassware, utensils, pool towels, iron and ironing board and more. Each room has a private ensuite with shower, vanity, heated towel rail, toilet, bathroom amenities, hairdryer and lush bath robes.
Guests residing in the lodge building also have access to a communal guest lounge area and sun room. This space is air conditioned for the warmer months and has a wood heater for the cooler months. It also offers a small kitchenette with bar fridge, glasswere, crockery, kettle with tea and coffee making facilities and a Nespresso coffee machine. Ample seating is offered to relax with a good book or gather with a group of friends.
If hiring the whole property for a wedding group, we are happy to offer this area to the bridal party to use as base to get ready in, allowing the extra space for your hair and makeup artists to move freely,, your photographer to capture the moment and for extended family to be included.
Continental breakfast is supplied in the room on arrival, so that it can be enjoyed at each guests’ leisure. Breakfast consists of fresh eggs from our chickens, 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 water. Tea bags, hot chocolate and coffee pods are also supplied. We also supply baked beans and porridge during the colder months. You are also welcome to supply ingredients to have your own cooked breakfast – villas only.
The property also offers ample convenient car parking, outdoor solar heated seasonal swimming pool with pool towels provided. The area also offers lounge chairs and seating, dining tables and chairs, alfresco deck with pizza oven and Weber Q BBQ for guests to use. This space can also be used for pre or post wedding functions. Enquiries for these functions need to be made directly to the property and not guaranteed if booking the whole property.
We do not have a restaurant onsite, but we have a number of fabulous restaurants close by and takeaway options in Yarra Glen, some offering delivery service to the property. Alternatively if using the property for a function, catering can be bought in or organised for you with prior arrangement.
Guest residing in a villa can also hire a Weber Baby Q to have on their deck to cook on during their stay.
The property is set on 4 acres of land with landscaped gardens, hobby vines, picturesque damn with jetty, a selection of fruit trees for guest picking and a brood of family chickens that gift our guests with beautiful fresh daily free-range eggs for breakfast.
Popular places of interest include Yarra Valley Chocolatier, Yarra Valley Diary, Alowyn Gardens, DeBortoli Winery, Acacia Ridge, Yallina Park, Mandala, Immerse, Zonzo, Stones Estate, Meletos and Coombe Estate to name a few. Further a field we are 20 minute drive to Healesville where you will find Healesville Sanctuary, Alchemy Distillers, Four Pillars Gin Distillery, Giant Steps, Innocent Bystander, Healesville Hotel, TarraWarra Estate, popular shops and more.
IF YOU ARE WANTING TO HIRE THE WHOLE PROPERTY 7 ROOMS ALL ENQUIRIES NEED TO BE MADE DIRECTLY.
PLEASE NOTE THE PROPERTY IS NOT ONE LARGE HOUSE. VILLAS AND ROOMS ARE STANDALONE SUITABLE FOR COUPLES OR GROUPS. EACH ROOM STANDARD OCCUPANCY IS 2 PEOPLE. 1 EXTRA PERSON CAN BE ADDED TO EACH VILLA AT AN EXTRA COST.
WE HAVE A 2 NIGHT MINIMUM ON WEEKENDS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.
WE SPECIALISE IN ACCOMMODATION FOR WEDDING PARTY GROUPS, SMALL INTIMATE DIY OUTDOOR WEDDING FUNCTIONS MAX 50 PEOPLE AND PRE AND POST WEDDING FUNCTIONS CAN ALSO BE ACCOMMODATED ONSITE. CONDITIONS APPLY AND ALL ENQUIRIES NEED TO BE MADE DIRECTLY TO THE PROPERTY'S MANAGEMENT BEFORE ACCOMMODATION IS CONFIRMED