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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was given a night at the Retreat as a birthday present. What a great gift. The Retreat is very well set up, with everything you could possibly need. A lovely lounge area with an open fire place and views over the gardens and nearby hills. There is a balcony with a BBQ. A spacious bedroom and large comfortable bed.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Garden Retreat and were super disappointed. The room was lovely and spacious with a fireplace and the breakfast provisions delicious but it was a really noisy as the room is under the house and there is probably floor boards in the house as we could hear people walking around from quite early (around 7ish) both mornings... More 

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woolrichii, Owner at Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were disappointed with your stay. The spa bath is difficult because you have to fill the spa and get into it before you turn it on. It is very robust and I usually explain that to people. The shower is a housekeeping oversight and I will speak with the cleaner about it. It is unfortunate that you... More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Every so often, my son and daughter and I meet up for a family reunion/holiday, staying at Woolrich Retreat. Mary is very available and we are always well cared for. It is a home-away-from-home for us (we currently live in North Queensland). I like the personal touches of a by-gone era (so hard to find), and the lovely fresh local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We felt so welcome and taken care of with all the thoughtful touches. The room was wonderful, the fireplace perfect for one of the coldest winter days this year and the spa was the best ever. Our hosts left yummy food choices for us for brekkie and snacks. We will definitely return at some point in our future when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

-Excellent retreat. -Generous amount of supplies were given- port, wine, fruits, yoghurt, breakfast supplies... It's the most generous B&B out of all the places we stayed in our Aussie Trip! - enjoyed the jacuzzi tub -Close to nature Thanks for a lovely time!! Hope to come back some day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We had a wonderful six nights at Woolrich Cottage, it was so welcoming as soon as we stepped into the cottage. It is a beautiful cottage Art Deco style, very comfy, is has everything you need in it, extremely comfy king size bed we were sleeping late in it. Comfy dressing gowns and slippers supplied, central heating and open fire,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I brought visitors to the magical Woolrich Retreat, twice in 3 weeks...and we were blown away by the beautiful and clean accommodation, the generous provisions for breakfasts, bubbly, port, fruit, chocolates, and everything else. Thank you Mary and Ches for sharing such a breathtakingly beautiful spot with us. On one of the visits, we had some trouble lighting up the... More 

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woolrichii, Owner at Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation, responded to this review

Dorothy - thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad the fire worked for you. Now lyrebirds are in abundance in the garden. I hope you saw some when you stayed. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We had a wonderful stay in the Garden Retreat. Everything was beautifully kept and the kitchen and breakfast provisions were delicious. Everything you need for a couple of nights away. Lots of thoughtful touches. The gardens were enchanting, and seeing the lyrebirds was an amazing experience. Nicely situated in Olinda - we were able to get there on the train... More 

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Kilsyth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We arrived to find our retreat waiting for us. All food supplies & wine supplied for a sumptuous breakfast repast. Fantastic views of the gardens & ranges. We enjoyed our open fire in the evening & soaked our tired bodies in the beautiful spa. We had spent the day walking around & this topped off our day.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Could not fault this accommodation...it had the lot, peaceful surroundings, plentiful provisions we very much appreciated, Jacuzzi, open fire place...all the comforts. Very close to the National Rhododendron Gardens and Cloudhill Gardens and well regarded restaurants Pig and Whistle and The Cukkoo Restaurant.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO WOOLRICH RETREAT In Woolrich's historic five-acre woodlands you will find our two luxury retreats where guests will enjoy the very best bed & breakfast accommodation available in the Dandenong Ranges. Privacy, open fires, spas, ensuites, decks with BBQs overlooking the gardens and free entry to Cloudehill Gardens next door. Walk, laze by the fire, relax in the spa or soak in the view with a glass of wine. The perfect Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges getaway. WOOLRICH COTTAGE Built in the 1920s, the cottage's Art Deco features have been retained and restored to create this elegant accommodation. Fine furniture complements the period architectural features such as the Art Deco leadlight windows. The cottage includes two bedrooms with large ensuites, so two couples can enjoy equal luxury as well as an indoor, four person Jacuzzi hot tub under a glass skylight. The lounge room has an open fire, and a bay window with dining table. The kitchen has granite bench tops and a farmhouse sink. French doors open up onto a deck with a BBQ and outdoor furniture for alfresco dining with garden and mountain views. GARDEN RETREAT In French Provence style, the Garden Retreat is perfect for one couple with its king-size bed and double spa (separate shower). Miele appliances in the kitchen, leadlight windows, in the bathroom and bedroom, TV with Foxtel and DVD and a lovely open wood fire in the cosy lounge room makes this an experience to remember. Outside, the balcony, complete with BBQ, and art deco table and chairs sits at the edge of a canopy of trees. Walk down the steps next to your retreat and open the gate to Cloudehill Gardens or go the other way into the Woolrich Woodlands with its meandering paths, lyrebirds, azalea maze and the dell. OLINDA VILLAGE Olinda is one of the major villages of the hills. It is close to the winery district of Yarra Valley and Puffing Billy, a steam train which goes to Emerald. It is the centre of many famous gardens. Just along the road is the National Rhododendron Garden, there are many other national and private gardens which are open to the public. You can go and pick raspberries and strawberries in season, visit the trout farm, or see William Rickett's sanctuary where he created sculptures honouring the aborigines. It is a delight to shop in the villages which is full of all kinds of shops with unusual things for sale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation

Address: 20 Woolrich Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Olinda
Price Range: $166 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Woolrich Historic Garden Accommodation 4.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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