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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Dandenongs awaits you at Arnica Views. You'll be within a 5-minute walk of SkyHigh Mount Dandenong and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Olinda Falls. Highlights at this romantic property include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and balconies.

TVs, DVD players and hairdryers are featured in all 7 accommodations. In-room dining is easy with kitchens that come equipped with fridges, microwaves and hobs. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include jetted tubs and bathrobes. Irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are also available. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

This property offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services and a terrace. Additionally, you'll find a garden, a picnic area and luggage storage.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 4.5-star Dandenongs property include Dandenong Ranges National Park and Puffing Billy Steam Train.

Suite (Arnica)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$240* Per night/room 13 Nov. - 14 Nov.

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The Manor

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Cottage (Barn)

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Arnica Views ratings based on 125 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Arnica Views

Everyone (36) Couples (86) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Everything was as described with far more provided than expected or even needed.

Posted by on 14 Oct. 2019

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4 out of 5
The bed was comfortable, breakfast supplied was plentiful ,was very peaceful , spa was nice ,the rooms were clean & comfortable We felt that the outside areas all around could do with a bit of a face lift , gardens need more love but we are just getting into spring but I think well thought out bulb planting for spring & clean up in the grounds ,the buildings on the outside are looking a bit tired .

Posted by on 20 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
So cosy to enter the first time on a cold winters night and very romantic suite. Loved our stay.

Posted by on 12 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Place was awesome, exactly like the photos, customer service A+

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Everything was absolutely lovely (with the possible exception of a slightly blunt bread knife), warm and welcoming (without being intruded on by fellow travellers or staff). The amenities and atmosphere had a lovely old-world charm, without any ‘old&musty’ to it. Our room was beyond spacious and even gave us a bird’s eye view, through a gap on the leafy tree foliage, of the towers of Melbourne CBD in the far distance. it was well stocked, beautifully appointed and truly peaceful. We loved it!

Posted by , from Brisbane AU on 17 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5

Cute little cottage nested in the trees.

Pros: Location and warmth
Cons: Initial smell?
Location: It is 100 meters away from the observatory, on the same raod, so you can wander up there and not have to pay for a car entry. Kelly Cafe in Olinda.
We booked very late into the mid week school holiday for my partner and I and was loathed to pay the rate. However, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit, surrounded by mist and fog, but clear enough at times to see the city highlighted at a distance. A very romantic getaway in comfortable semi private surroundings. It smell of ax when pip first walked in, and mind the 4 poster bed if you're anywhere near 6 foot tall...

Posted by , from Melbourne on 13 Jul. 2018

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5 out of 5

Quiet getaway in beautiful scenery.

I absolutely loved staying right on top of the Mountain at Arnica Views. Friendly staff, stunning location and very peaceful. My only complaint would be a couple of minor maintenance issues, but really, it’s nitpicking. A genuinely fantastic place for a quiet getaway. Will definitely visit again.

Posted by , from melbourne on 25 Mar. 2018

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5 out of 5

Quiet and Peaceful Couples Retreat

Pros: It was quiet and peaceful with nature outside your doorstep, feed the birds outside or sit in the spa inside, the cabin layout was perfect.
Cons: Nothing, except stay there two nights next time.
Location: Sky Restaurant about 400m up the road with amazing city views, craft shops, restaurants, cafes only a short drive away
The Barn was the ideal overnight getaway set in the tranquil nature reserve of the owner's property, only a short walk or Limo drive to the Sky restaurant with the amazing city views.

Posted by , from Latrobe Valley, Victoria on 18 Feb. 2018

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Property Features

Arnica Views offers its guests a terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a garden. Public spaces have free WiFi. The luxury Arnica Views also features a picnic area and concierge services. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Dandenongs cottage.

  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (62.8 km / 39 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Arnica Views offers 7 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and complimentary bathrobes. Rooms open to balconies. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4.5-star cottage has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a jetted bath, complimentary slippers, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Jetted tub
  • Television
  • DVD player
  • Fridge (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property welcomes adults only.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Caters to adults only

Hotel Names

  • Arnica Views
  • Arnica Views House
  • Arnica Views House Mount Dandenong
  • Arnica Views Mount Dandenong
  • Arnica Views Cottage
  • Arnica Views Mount Dandenong
  • Arnica Views Cottage Mount Dandenong
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.