Wild Orchid Olinda~Private Self Contained Cottage

Entire cottage hosted by Pia

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A private room with Wi-Fi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.


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Wild Orchid Olinda is a private, luxurious, stand-alone, completely self-contained cottage located in Olinda the heart of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges

Nestled into Doongalla Forest, surrounded by towering Mountain Ash and tree ferns situated just minutes walk to the local villages Olinda and Mt Dandenong cafes, restaurants and artisan boutiques

The perfect combination of seclusion and civilisation, close to everything, yet away from it all

Featuring forest balcony, spa bath & wood fire

The space
Enter your private cottage with enchanting story book style exterior and modern, elegant interior. The lovely large living area has a large sofa to sink into by the cosy log fire, where you can curl up to watch a movie, listen to music, read a book or just BE

There a dining area looking out onto the garden which can also be used as a work space

Adjoining is the cosy country kitchen which is fully equipped with everything you need including a brand new washing machine - dryer combo & dishwasher so you can stay for a few days, a week or a month

Upstairs the romantic Attic style bedroom has a queen size bed, electric blanket, and beautiful forest balcony from which you can enjoy soaking in nature and tree top views from your bed with glimpses of Melbourne city lights, glorious sunsets and star gaze at night through the telescope.

The adjoining bathroom has a large spa bath for 2 with complimentary robes and towels for your stay.

At Wild Orchid Olinda we are absolutely passionate and diligent when in comes to hygiene and sanitation, we adhere to all current accommodation cleaning protocols as required by DHHS - NCC & state guidelines

Check in is contactless and by keypad entry

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Mountain view
Valley view
Wi-Fi – 45 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Free washing machine – In building
Free dryer – In building

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4.98 out of 5 stars from 58 reviews


Where you’ll be

Olinda, Victoria, Australia

Situated in the Heart of the Dandenong Ranges the cottage is ideally located walking distance between the beautiful villages of Olinda and Mt Dandenong so you are close to everything, but away from it all.

Just a few minutes walk up to Olinda village featuring fabulous artisan boutiques, cafes, restaurants, antiques, book shop, chocolatier, Dudleys restaraunt for great pizza & live music on weekends. Forest Lounge for something special. The National Rhododendron Gardens are just half a kilometre from your door and a must visit.

5 minutes walk down the road to Mt Dandenong village where you will find the famous Mt Dandenong Hotel great for an traditional Australian counter meal in front of the open fire and live music on weekends.

Kate Kellys Tavern for fabulous local beers on tap & our favourite local Providore’ The Deli Pantry for the best coffee, breakfast, lunch & all your grazing needs.

Pelligrinos fresh fruit & vegi market have fresh meat and beautiful local produce is open 6 days & deliver.

Just wander a little further down the road for great beers on tap at The Pig & Whistle Tavern and if you’re hungry a menu must have The Piggy Parma!

The cottage is just under 2 kilometres from Mt Dandenong Observatory ~ Sky High lookout and restaurant for fabulous views over Melbourne and our favourite must visits, The William Ricketts Sanctuary and Olinda Falls.

Or you can simply enjoy the natural surroundings of the state forest. Take walks; feed the Rosellas, King Parrots and cockatoos. There are several superb gardens and Forest walks that we can share with you. Or you can use the walking maps provided to explore on your own.

From your Forest Balcony You may be fortunate enough to see wallabies, deer and lyre birds, kookaburras & rosella’s.

Hosted by Pia

  1. Joined in April 2018
  • 58 Reviews
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Hello! I love a spontaneous conversation as much as I love to retreat and have quiet time in nature. I’ve been in business for many years so I know how essential it is to have time out. I believe it is important it is to be surrounded by beautiful things and keep this in mind whilst creating a space for relaxation, meditation or contemplation. I have a Scandinavian background and have travelled since I was very young, I am a free spirit yet I love having my feet on the ground and need nature around me. Hence the reason I live in The Dandenong Ranges surrounded by the forest and tree ferns where we have our beautiful cottage, it is just the perfect place to retreat, relax and recharge. Living in Australia is incredible as there is so much here to see and do, I love adventure and to experience new places, especially riding my motorcycle and get away as often as possible staying in places you wouldn’t usually find.

I look forward to either hosting a stay for you at Wild Orchid Olinda or discovering your place soon.
Hello! I love a spontaneous conversation as much as I love to retreat and have quiet time in nature. I’ve been in business for many years so I know how essential it is to have tim…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy