10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Olinda, Australia - Updated 2024

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Surrounded by exquisite gardens and natural wonders, this enchanting town is a perfect destination for a getaway into nature. Olinda is the highest settlement within the Dandenong Ranges, providing excellent access to forest trails in Dandenong Ranges National Park. Do spend a few days exploring the phenomenal gardens in this town. Must-visit spots include the expansive Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, the enchanting RJ Hamer Arboretum and the award-winning Cloudehill Gardens. The unique William Ricketts Sanctuary has a compilation of intriguing sculptures integrated into natural surroundings. Olinda also has a quaint collection of art galleries, eclectic shops, cool cafés and popular restaurants to discover. You can bring home a slice of Olinda by visiting the Olinda Collective store offering a range of local artisanal goods. If you’re looking for stays here, read on to find the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Olinda, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Bellereve (from USD 500)

Fans of historic homes should not miss the opportunity to stay in this rental which oozes traditional charm. It can accommodate a large family and offers multiple living spaces for relaxing.

Adults can try out the Sunstream Infrared Sauna before stepping into the tub provided in one of the bathrooms. The fast WiFi can keep the younger guests entertained whilst indoors. The kitchen is fully equipped, perfect if you’re in the mood for cooking for the whole family.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.75 km (3.6 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
60 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very adequate number of toilets/bathrooms
everything was spotless and the bed was so comfortable
very well presented in decor cleanliness and amenities
good coffee machine comfy beds with nice linen well stocked kitchen and clean bathrooms
the accommodation was very comfortable cosy and clean
hosts were always responsive
they are the sort of hosts that give airbnb a good name
you can tell the hosts make a huge effort to make the house a welcoming and peaceful environment
such a beautiful place & the hosts were beyond helpful and accomodating such a gorgeous space with pristine gardens
the hosts have made an effort to have nice things and attend to the small details
great location just next to olinda town centre
with established gardens and incredibly convenient location this was a great stay for our family of four
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2. Botanica Retreat (from USD 213)

Perfect for a couple’s getaway, this property is surrounded by mature gardens and nature. The wrap-around patio provides a great retreat for immersing in nature. It is easy to walk to the centre of Olinda and Mount Dandenong township, where shops, restaurants and cafés are located.

The fully equipped kitchen is stocked with tea, coffee pods and pantry items to welcome guests. The outdoor barbecue is handy when you feel like unleashing your inner grill chef. If you’d like to, you can also bring along a fur baby, just be mindful that additional charges will apply.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.8 km (3.6 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
36 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
we loved the location especially
happy with venue and location bed comortable lovely garden peaceful
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3. MuralHouse

Bright and welcoming interiors await at this incredible property. The large floor-to-ceiling windows bathe the rooms with sunlight and open to the lush garden outside.

If you’re bringing younger guests along, there’s a playroom for them, and the rental also has games and toys for hours of entertainment. The WiFi is perfect for streaming your favourite online shows. The kitchen has all sorts of culinary gadgets, including a cold-press juicer, milkshake maker, rice cooker and more.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.04 km (3.2 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
319 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the couch and apple tv
warm and cozy in the winter months with a beautiful fireplace
on your left the kitchen with an amazing view of the trees greets you
bird watching out of the stunning living room window was a highlight
each bedroom had it's own heating coupled with comfortable beds made for an excellent nights sleep
clean modern and spacious
very clean and stylish place
a lovely space that is clean warm and generous
cool house and very comfortable and clean
the house itself is very clean and stacked with everything that you would need on a holiday
the hosts were so thoughtful they prepared us so much food
beautiful home coupled with great hosts
ron and suzanne were amazing hosts
hosts were exceptional in their hospitality and a lovely place to stay
you guys were honestly amazing hosts
comfy house in a beautiful location
beautiful house in a beautiful location
such a great location as well
could easily walk to both
the location is great and the house is more than amazing
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4. Enchanted Tower (from USD 196)

This rental looks as if it’s right out of the pages of a fairy tale and has an equally magical name - Enchanted Tower. This award-winning building features handcrafted details and a bedroom with unique architectural details. You can relish being amongst trees and wildlife while unwinding on the balcony.

When you’re in the mood for exploration, head to central Olinda, Mount Dandenong township, or the many nature trails which are just steps away. This rental is catered for a couple. If you wish to bring more guests, please ask the host as the property can cater to up to 18 guests with the additional apartments.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.95 km (3.7 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
55 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
great stay - nice clean themed
bedding was comfy and linen clean with modern decor in warm earthy tones and different textures
jess was helpful and responsive
thank you for hosting us
jess is a wonderful thoughtful host thank you so much
beautiful place comfortable clean and welcoming jess is a very responsive host
great place in a beautiful location
a unique and luxurious place in a beautiful location
very peaceful private location
this place is fantastic it’s in such a beautiful spot and is a unique and beautiful place itself
lovely location great viewsand very good hospitality
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5. Stunning home with WiFi (from USD 145)

Ideal for a group of friends or a family, this home is located close to the centre of Olinda, yet is far enough from its main street to provide a peaceful retreat. The host lives in another part of the house, however, you will have a private entrance and are welcome to wander in the lovely garden. The interiors are cosy and have a homey feel. The kitchen is well equipped for you to showcase your cooking skills.

WiFi and a dedicated parking spot are available on the property. Extended stays are also possible.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.85 km (3.7 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
148 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable and plenty of heating
the house is perfect including all those groceries you need for a toastie or a quick breakfast
clean and well presented
place was clean and tidy and communication excellent
property was clean and lovely
the communication was excellent and the house was beautifully clean and the bed very comfortable
beautiful house very clean well set up
jing was very responsive
jing was very helpful with any questions i had
thank you jing you’re a great host
jing is very helpful and responsive
owner was responsive and provided clear instructions and offered great flexibility for checking in and out
great location for a getaway
great location easy check in
the location is beautiful as well
wonderful place and location would come again
a lovely house in a great location just minutes from olinda's main strip
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6. Wild Orchid Olinda (from USD 224)

Nestled in Doongalla Forest and surrounded by mature and towering trees, this luxurious cottage sits in a magical environment straight out of a fantasy novel. You can enjoy the seclusion and convene with nature despite the property’s proximity to central Olinda and Mount Dandenong.

The balcony looks into the forest and is a perfect place for quiet repose. The interiors and modern amenities will please the most discerning guests and include WiFi, a full kitchen and a hot tub.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.55 km (3.5 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
88 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our favourite part was the incredible views and amazing breakfast hamper
the breakfast provisions bread eggs bacon coffee tea chocolates and other things was really nice
the breakfast hamper was amazing and the kitchen is well equipped
it was very clean and there were a lot of thoughtful touches
the cottage is spotlessly clean extremely comfortable and very cosy
pia was an amazing host
pia was a kind and generous host and responded very quickly to all requests or questions we had
pia is an amazing host so welcoming and gave us great local tips
pia was a perfect host couldnt recommend her more
the host goes above and beyond to make your stay fabulous and breakfast is delicious
beautiful location among the trees yet a short walk to shops should you need it
beautiful hide away place
perfect location amongst the trees too
perfect location if you need a place to work and recharge away from home
thoroughly enjoyed the location
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7. Poppy's Getaway (from USD 111)

If you’re looking for a unique glamping experience, look no further. This unusual dome contains a cosy bed and a coffee station, allowing you to brew your own pick-me-up in the morning or lazy afternoons.

Outside the dome, you’ll find an outdoor seating area and a dining area under the trees. The generous and elegantly appointed bathroom is a few steps from the dome. The outdoor deck with a grill allows you to prepare barbecue meals, but you’d probably prefer to explore Olinda’s restaurants, which are an easy drive away.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.85 km (3.7 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
489 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Dome 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were also impressed by the amount of amenities the kitchen and bathroom had
was so thoughtful to have the heater on for our arrival too has it was a chilli afternoon
the bathroom is great and sitting in a hot tub under trees feels very decadent
clean and beautiful just as advertised
caravan had everything that you needed spa was amazing and easy to use and bathroom was very clean
the pod itself is amazing so clean and stylish and the bed is soooo comfy
the place is beautifully and thoughtfully decorated the bathroom was so clean
a perfect cosy spot very clean and close to shops
gorgeous experience hosts and comfort
audrey was very kind and thoughtful
host is super friendly and very helpful
and the experience was made even more perfect by our wonderful host
amazing place very friendly host and very neat in the details
gorgeous quiet location and set up
great location walking distance to the local shops & pubs
great location easy and laid back check in
it's close to dandenong botanic garden and nice restaurants and cafes
definitely recommend this for an evening away and a place we would be sure to return
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8. Lavish cottage with a sauna (from USD 185)

Grab this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to stay in an old police station! What was once the Olinda Old Police Station has been transformed into a family home where you can still admire the original details.

You can sweat it out in the sauna, which used to be the jail cell. You can also enjoy games such as ping pong or make do with the assortment of board games available here. You can also just chill out in the library with the books. Don’t worry, you won’t be stuck in the past here as the rental has been updated to include modern necessities such as WiFi.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
6.04 km (3.8 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
203 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms setting and amenities were fantastic
i loved the old styed kitchen with cast iron cookware and falcon stove
carl's place was absolutely stunning i cannot emphasize this enough it had 3 spacious rooms and 2 gorgeous bathrooms
the house was comfortable in a beautiful location and had great amenities
very spacious nicely decorated has comfortable beds and the temperature remained pleasant despite the cold outside
so clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and beautifully presented
the place was beautiful clean and in a great spot
a great spot very clean warm comfy beds desk with computer screen walking distance to shops
the house was fabulous in a great location super clean beautifully decorated and well provided
the host was very responsive and provided clear instructions
a lovely stay host is really understanding and communicates extremely well
otherwise a perfect place and a kindly host
carl was easy to communicate with and a great host to deal with
carl is a fantastic host
such a peaceful location with great restaurants and local activities close by
a lovely house in a great location
beautiful location would have liked a few more days
very spacious and in a fantastic location
very short walk to the shops in olinda which provided great shopping
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9. Weringerong (from USD 181)

This large house used to be a convalescing home for returning servicemen to recover from their injuries. Today, it welcomes guests to its beautifully renovated interiors. The expansive lounge, large front and back gardens, and covered veranda guarantee lots of space for all guests to spread out.

The WiFi and furnished study mean you’re all set if you need to get some work out of the way. The rental has high chairs, travel cots and prams for accommodating children.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
5.71 km (3.6 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
132 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was extremely comfortable and had everything we needed
it is very comfortable well equipped and spacious for 6 adults and our dog
lovely decor extremely clean very well stocked with everything we needed for a fantastic break
very spacious and well appointed accommodation
mariela made sure that my booking went smoothly she’s a great host
there were some really lovely little touches that were very kind and made us feel right at home
lots of beautiful walks; very helpful hosts
they were very responsive and the house was amazing
we loved staying at mariela and craig’s place mariela was super friendly and very helpful when we communicated
the location was great
an amazing property in an amazing location
beautiful house in a beautiful location
extremely well located and absolutely stunning
great location and easy communication
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10. Leddicott Cottage

For a romantic holiday surrounded by nature, just pack your bags and bring along your main squeeze and furball to this exquisitely appointed cottage. It is nestled in 1.5 ac (0.61 ha) of wooded grounds, perfect for enjoying lazy strolls with your loved ones. It is also within walking distance of local attractions such as the Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden and William Ricketts Sanctuary.

This cottage features chic finishings, a large kitchen for preparing romantic meals, and an indoor fireplace for keeping you cosy in the chill. WiFi is also included.

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Olinda, Victoria, Australia
6.23 km (3.9 mi) from Dandenong Ranges National Park
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfy and the sheets were high quality
we had a comfortable sleep
it was clean warm and a very relaxing space to be in
a gorgeous little cottage so clean and comfortable loved the vibe what can i say we loved it
you can expect a very clean tastefully decorated home
the hosts have thought of everything for a wonderful stay
thank you to the hosts for creating such a beautiful space
chris and jen are the most thoughtful hosts
i was so surprised to find a place this pet friendly and we felt so welcome
a beautiful garden just an incredible place and a credit to the owners
such a beautiful location would highly recommend if you are thinking about staying here
walking distance to the shops is perfect
it’s so cute and such an intimate place to stay
great location and the outdoor area was something else our boy loved running around the leafs
had a beautiful time at chris's place
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Olinda: a town nestled in nature

Come discover Olinda, a charming town nestled in nature and reconnect with all things beautiful and peaceful. Stay at one of the above best Airbnb vacation rentals in Olinda, Australia, for a great holiday.

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