AUD 130 per night
AUD 130 per night
Loft in the Mill, Olinda, Australia

Loft in the Mill

Olinda, Australia - 1602 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, ( On Corner Of Harold Street, At The Top Of Dandenong Ranges

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Description - Bed and breakfast

Winner of various awards (including Victorian Tourism Award for Best Hosted Accommodation Venue), Loft In The Mill is a magnificent Bluestone replica 19th Century English Flour Mill with adjacent Bluestone Carriagehouse(Replica 19th Century Stage Coach Stop)

Boasting 4 ½ star accommodation, we offer a range of suites to suit all styles and budgets. Each luxurious suite has a private entrance, its own facilities, and uniquely individual décor.

We offer a range of facilities, including: large spas, log fires, four poster beds, private courtyards and balconies, in-house massage, 400 free DVD’s for guests use and the 3 bedroom 30 sq Bluestone Carriagehouse with Log Fire & Double Spa! All rooms have ensuites, kitchenettes and in the case of the Loft Suite and Carriagehouse full kitchens.

Loft In The Mill is perfectly located in the middle of Olinda Village: walking distance to boutique shops; lovely gardens, galleries and tearooms; and quality restaurants. A short distance away is the local golf course, and William Ricketts Sanctuary. 15 minutes away is Puffing Billy Railway or the Yarra Valley’s numerous wineries.

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The space
  • Property type: Bed and breakfast
  • Guest rooms/units: 11
  • Year built: 1989
  • Renovated: 2015
  • Public classification: 4
Bed and breakfast accommodations

Lowest price available: AUD 130 (Australian Dollar)

Apartment Double Handicap facility House rental King Queen Suite Vacation rental
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 11:00am

Bed and breakfast amenities

Loft In The Mill is perfectly located in the middle of Olinda Village: walking distance to boutique shops; lovely gardens, galleries and tearooms; and quality restaurants. A short distance away is the local golf course, and William Ricketts Sanctuary. 15 minutes away is Puffing Billy Railway or the Yarra Valley’s numerous wineries

16 Restaurants 2 km radius of Loft In The Mill 400 free DVD's for Guests use BBQ area Breakfast included Children permitted Concierge Day Spa(Olinda Health) located Next Door Express checkout Free Limo Transfer/Pick Up to Skyhigh Restaurant Gardens Gay friendly Gift shop Golf Handicap access Historic site Hot tub In Suite Massages Available Internet wireless (free) Linen included Liquor License held Luggage carriers Meal plans Meeting facilities Movie rentals Multi-lingual staff No Smoking No curfew Open 24 Hours Parking (free) Pets not allowed Room service Spa Sports/activities Tour Desk Tour/sightseeing assistance Tourist Information Centre Wines/Beers/Spirits/Champagnes available for purchase

Room amenities

Spoil yourself in luxury. Try one of our premium suites: Hathaway Suite - One of our most elegant rooms, with Four Poster Queen Size bed in a sunken bedroom. You can sit in the luxurious bedside Double Spa Bath in Ivory Marbled surrounds & watch the crackling open log fire, or take in either the sunset from your private balcony complete with romantic cast iron outdoor setting, or the sunrise from your own glass conservatory. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $240-$330 per night. King Arthur Suite – Go on treat yourself like royalty, you deserve it. This suite has a mediaeval feel, with its slate floor and dark exposed beams. While providing all the modern luxuries of King size bed with a 4 posted Black king size spa at the foot of it, crackling log fire, slab floor heating underneath and French doors opening onto your private courtyard positioned to take in the sunset and complete with romantic wicker style outdoor setting and shade umbrella. LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $240-$330 per night.

Loft Suite – The whole top floor to yourself. Enjoy the space, style and comfort of our largest suite with Luxurious Double Spa Bath in the separate Black Marbled Bathroom, Four poster Queen size bed in the Ralph Lauren Wallpapered Master bedroom, mezzanine level Loft Style sleeping quarters or second bedroom with your choice of either 2 King size single beds or a King Size bed. The Open Plan Lounge features a mix of Limestone and Black Dadoed walls with Ralph Lauren Striped Wallpaper above same, a Gorgous Gas Log Fire surrounded by a beautiful Mahogany carved Mantlepiece with Gold Gilded Framed Mirror, complimented by an eighteen candle chandelier above and with an elegant Black Velvet Victorian Style lounge suite. Other features include a full open plan kitchen with stovetop and dishwasher and spacious dining table for four. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. Sleeps up to 4 people. From $280-$360 per night. The Governors Retreat - Our latest addition to the collection, a delightful 2 storey, 2 bathroomed suite that’s tucked away to the rear of the Carriagehouse. Get away from everything in the downstairs lounge with Luxurious Double Spa Bath overlooking a Gas Log Fire in a Victorian Mantlepieced setting with a 42 Inch LCD TV/Player mounted on the wall above same. Black Marbled surrounds and a door venturing out into your own private courtyard with romantic outdoor wicker setting. Upstairs which is closed off with a door and you enter the Master bedroom with a King Size Bed, Log Fireplace, white marbled Bathroom, 32 Inch LCDTV/DVD Player and a Full Kitchen with Hotplates. The Lounge also has the flexibility of adding a King Size Bed that is housed in an accompanying locked cupboard to sleep up to 4 persons. From $280-$360 per night. Continental Breakfast provisions included in tariff of choice of 3 cereals, Freshly Baked Bread, Orange Juice, Bottled Water, Milk, Filter Coffee, Teas & Condiments. The Carriagehouse – A 3 bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 2 storey 30 sq Bluestone House featuring Queen Size Beds in two bedrooms and a King Size Bed that can split into two King Size Single Beds in the Master bedroom, Luxurious Double Spa Bath in the main White Marbled Bathroom, open plan lounge and formal dining areas with Open Log Fire, heated floor and French Doors that open out into your private courtyard with outdoor setting for eight persons, also suitable for conferencing/entertainment, a full kitchen, laundry, can sleep up to 8 people with the addition of two single folding beds available on the property. 42 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. Minimum two night stay from $750 for two people, 4 People 2 night stay $1126, 6 people 2 night stay $1502.

Enjoy the comforts of high living in our deluxe spa suites: Herb Garden Suite – Queen Size 4 posted Carved Mahogany bed with French doors opening onto your own private courtyard with romantic wicker outdoor setting positioned to take in the sunset. A crackling log fire at the foot of the bed may create the ambiance, or simply luxuriate in your Victorian Style Wing Back Chairs or the Luxurious Double Spa in your White Marbled Bathroom, and in one of our most popular suites. LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $185-$280 per night. The Duchess’ Quarters – Entered from your own Private Sunny Courtyard with a Romantic Wicker Outdoor Setting this is a classic suite with French Provincial Overtones and features a separate Loungeroom with Black Velvet Victorian Style Lounge setting and Cosy Gas Log Fire framed with a Grand White Mantlepiece and 42 Inch LCDTV with DVD Player above same. Adjoining is a sparkling new Kitchenette, separate bedroom with Queen Size French Provincial Bed and Luxurious Double Spa Bath in the White Marbled Bathroom. Chandeliers and Lush Black Carpets throughout. From $185-$280 per night. 4½ star luxury for a smaller budget: Tudor Suite – An intimate suite with Queen Size 4 Posted Carved Mahogany bed, crackling log fire at the foot of same, kitchenette, whitewashed walls and garden deck with romantic outdoor setting for two surrounded by evergreen trees and foliage opposite the entry. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $160-$260 per night. Victorian Suite – A romantic, cosy room with Queen Size Mahogany 4 Posted bed, White Marbled Ensuite Bathroom, Kitchenette, dining setting with table and ensuite for the budget conscious yet fastidious guest. 32 Inch LCD TV, DVD & CD Player. From $130-$180 per night. All tariffs are based on a 2 person stay, additional adults are tariffed at $60 per head, per night, and additional children aged between 2 and 16 years tariffed at $30 per head, per night.

At reception we hold discounted vouchers for Loft in the Mill guests dining at the following restaurants in the Olinda Village opposite: 15% off Ranges Restaurant, 10% off Copperfields Restaurant and 25% off The Ivy Bar and Restaurant. In addition we have an arrangement where our guests dining in the nearby Mount Dandenong Village at the Pig and Whistle English Tavern receive a 10% discount off their evening meal, Wild Oak Restaurant receive a buy one main dinner get the second main dinner free offer, Kelly’s Bar & Restaurant you get a Free Entrée Serving Platter worth $15 and 15% off Indian By Nature Restaurant. Finally we also have access to Skyhigh Restaurant’s Free Stretch Limousine every Monday through to Friday nights where they will pick you up and return you to the Loft in The Mill at the conclusion of your meal. This last special is dependant on your purchasing your meal and beverages at Skyhigh.

A/C climate control Balconies Clock radio Coffee/tea maker Ensuite Fax service Fireplace (gas) Fireplace (wood burning) Hairdryer Handicap facilities Internet access Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes LCD HD Flat Screen TV Maid service daily Microwave Mountain view rooms Movie rental Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Refrigerator Rollaway beds available Showers without bath Television Toiletries complimentary VCR/DVD Voltage converters Whirlpool bath


Located opposite Olinda Village right at the top of the lush green Dandenong Ranges. Mount Dandenong Village is situated 800 metres walk to the north of the property and Sassafras Village is situated 2 kilometres to the south of the property with all three of the Mountains Villages all being on the road immediately outside your Hotel, the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road. A 20 minute drive down the Mountain and you are right in the middle of the Yarra Valley and all the wineries that that region has to offer(or take one of 3 wine tour options that pick you up and drop you off at A Loft in The Mill).

Points of interest
  • Skyhigh Restaurant(Free Limo Transfer)(5 km)
  • Olinda Village located across the road
  • Mount Dandenong Village(800 metre walk away)
  • Sassafras Village(2 km)
  • National Rhodedendron Gardens(400 metre walk)
  • Cloudhill Gardens(2 km)
  • Cuckoo Restaurant(300 metre walk)
  • Olinda Golf Course(900 metre walk)
  • William Ricketts Sanctuary(3 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train(5 km)
  • Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens(3 km)
  • George Tindale Memorial Gardens(3 km)
  • Silvan Reservoir Park(4 km)
  • Melbourne City(40 km or 45 drive off peak)

Food and drink
Eating out
Skyhigh Restaurant
Located at Top of Mountain with 200 km views across Melbourne & Port Phillip Bay
Cuckoo Restaurant
World Famous Bavarian Restaurant with Smorgasboard style and Cabaret style entertainment daily
Immerse At Olinda
Fine Dining Restaurant opposite the Property
Ranges Restaurant
Fine Dining Restaurant opposite the Property
Credo Restaurant
Fine Dining Restaurant 150 metre walk from the Property

Price details

AUD 130 - 360 per night (Australian Dollar)

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCardAmerican Express

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

We require a 50% non-refundable deposit to confirm all bookings. We will accept a cancellation within 48 hours of the accomodation date.

Location - Bed and breakfast

1602 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, ( On Corner Of Harold Street, At The Top Of Dandenong Ranges
Victoria (State of Victoria)
Australia  3788

Latitude: -37.85551, Longitude: 145.36378

How to get there

By Vehicle: From Melbourne Airport take citylink freeway to Melbourne, continue on tollway through the Burnley Tunnel and along South Eastern(Monash) Freeway to Fern Tree Gully Rd exit, then take Fern Tree Gully Rd to intersection with Burwood Highway, turn right and proceed 3 kilometres along Burwood Highway to Mount Dandenong Tourist, Road, Olinda exit on left at base of mountain, continue along Mount Dandenong Tourist Road right to the top of the Mountain and Olinda Village and we are opposite the western or city end of the Village at Number 1602 on the corner with Harold Street, Olinda.

By Train: Catch Belgrave Bound train from any Melbourne or City Loop Railway Station in Melbourne and proceed to Belgrave Railway Station, where catch a US Bus Line Bus Route Number 694 from Bus Terminal outside the Train Station to Olinda Village and the Bus Terminal is opposite A Loft In The Mill.

Nearest airport: Melbourne Airport(Tullamarine) 65 Km away.