Araluen Boutique Accommodation, Villas & Lodge - Go Beyond Melbourne


Key Features: 4.5-star boutique B&B, bushland property, wildlife & nature

603 Steels Creek Road, Yarra Glen, VIC, 3775

+61 3 5965 2013

Opening Hours

Reception: 8am to 9.30pm, 7 days a week

Araluen Boutique Accommodation - Villas & Lodge

Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

Set on 3 acres of landscaped gardens and bushland in the picturesque Steels Creek Valley, just north of Yarra Glen in the Yarra Valley. Araluen Boutique Accommodation features three self-contained open plan spa villas and a Lodge with four lodge rooms, each with private ensuite. Individually decorated, bedrooms have king-size beds with luxury crisp linen and plush pillows. The property offers free WiFi, onsite car parking, solar heated swimming pool and outdoor games.

Continental breakfast is included, together with fresh free-range eggs from the on property brood of chickens. Cooking equipment is provided for eggs to be cooked. Guests can also hire a Weber BBQ to enjoy an Aussie BBQ from the comfort of their villa. Meat platters can be arranged on request.

Araluen is conveniently located just 5 minutes away from some of the Yarra Valley’s best restaurants and wineries. Other services available include in-room massages and beauty treatments, winery tours, bike hire, cycling winery tours can be arranged as well as entry to some of the region’s key attractions: Healesville Sanctuary, Yarra Valley Chocolatier, Alowyn Gardens, Edible Forest Yarra Valley, Blue Lotus Water Garden and Hot Air Ballooning over the Yarra Valley.

The Lodge Rooms

The Deluxe Lodge and Boutique Lodge rooms are generous in size and located in the main building. Guest residing in the lodge wing also have access to a communal lounge and sunroom. The perfect space to sit and relax, enjoy a warm drink by the wood fire in winter or use as a meeting place when traveling in a group.

These spacious rooms offer a king size bed , lounge chair, television, dining table and chairs for in room dining, microwave, bar fridge, toaster, kettle with tea and coffee making facilities. Each room has a separate ensuite with shower, vanity, toilet, heated towel rail, plush bathrobes and beautiful ASPAR toiletries.

The Villas

All villas are self-contained and open plan with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside or garden. Villa amenities include in room dining facilities, fully equipped kitchenette with gas cooktop, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and pods, bar fridge, dishwasher, split system AC & heating, gas fireplace, large television with Google Chrome device and DVD player with movie library, Blue Tooth speaker and lots more.

Relax in the lounge room or enjoy a BBQ on the raised deck whilst enjoying the stunning views and wildlife passing by. Villa ensuites offer a double spa bath, separate shower, heated flooring and towel rails, plush bathrobes and slippers and beautiful ASPAR toiletries. Bedrooms have king-size beds with luxury linen and pillows.

Come and immerse yourself in the Yarra valley, the Araluen way!


  • Boutique self-contained and open plan villas
  • Continental breakfast included
  • Aussie BBQ experience available
  • Outdoor pizza oven for guest use
  • Fresh produce: on property hens offering free range eggs, herb garden & orchard
  • Heated pool and fun outdoor activities
  • Wildlife wander freely on property
  • Intimate wedding ceremonies


  • 3 villas: 6 guests
  • 4 lodge rooms: 8 guests
  • Sofa beds increase total accommodation to 18 guests


  • Small group bookings up to 18 people
  • 3 months advance bookings required for groups
  • Welcome gift provided to group members
  • Parking available for small 24-seater coach
  • English is the only language spoken