Located near the mouth of the Collie River and at the southern end of the Leschenault Inlet is the Western Australian city of Bunbury. It was named in recognition of a lieutenant who established an inland route to the area.
It’s position as the third largest city in the state has made it quite a popular tourist destination amongst travelers of all shapes and sizes. The Mediterranean climate lends itself to warm summers and cool winters.
Many people choose motel accommodation in Bunbury so that they can enjoy the beautiful beaches that the region has to offer. Gorgeous white sand is not hard to come by on the Back Beach (a holiday hub during the summer), Peppermint Grove Beach (a popular swimming spot), Binningup and Myalup Beaches (popular fishing destinations). Mangrove Cove is also worth a visit.
The contemporary and classical arts scene is another attraction that draws visitors to cheap accommodation in Bunbury each year. The city boasts a range of public art works (including sculptures, mosaics and murals) and exhibitions are regularly held at the Regional Art Gallery (which also holds the title of being the only Class A gallery in regional Western Australia).
There are plenty of budget motels in Bunbury, ensuring that you find the perfect accommodation option for your needs. Whether you’re travelling with the kids, friends, your significant other or alone, we have the solution for you!
Budget Motels can provide motel accommodation in Bunbury that suits those travelling for either business or pleasure. We understand that the needs of both types of traveler differ greatly and seek to meet all needs with ease.
All of our hotels in Bunbury will place you within close proximity of all that the city has to offer; you won’t even need your car! Major arterials, attractions, eateries and shopping precincts are all a stone’s throw away.
Most people choose to arrive at their hotel in Bunbury via road, as it is only an hour and a half’s drive from Perth (along the Kwinana Freeway and Forrest Highway). If you prefer a more scenic route, you can also take the South Western Highway (just be prepared to add time onto your journey).
Other travel options include charter flights from Perth, the Australind train (which departs Perth twice daily, taking around 2 and a half hours), and coach services (which depart Perth and other major cities daily).
Once you have arrived at cheap accommodation in Bunbury, the main public transport option available is the local bus service. It operates through the CBD and between the surrounding towns. If you would prefer to hire a vehicle for convenience, there are a handful of operators in the area.
There is plenty to see and do around budget motels in Bunbury, ensuring that visitors of all ages will find something to amuse themselves. From getting up close with nature to having fun with the family, there is something for you.
If you enjoy getting outside, there are plenty of parks and forests for you to explore, including: Tuart Forest, Jarrah Forest, Manea Park, Maidens Reserve, Crooked Brook Forest, Wellington Dam and the Wildflower Picnic Site. There are plenty of walking and cycling trails suitable for all skill levels.
The city has an abundance of family friendly activities that are sure to suit children of all ages. Visit the Wildlife Park (where you can feed some our local wildlife), ten pin bowling, South West Sports Centre or see a film.
Choosing hotels in Bunbury will also allow you to learn more about the history of the area. There are a number of historic sites scattered throughout the area, including: the Paisley Centre, Rose Hotel, Shipwreck Cove, Featured Wood Gallery & Museum, King Cottage, and St Mark’s Church.
If action and adventure is more your thing, why not try abseiling down the quarry face of the Wellington Dam or jet skiing along one of the waterways? The Lena Dive Wreck is also a popular, adrenalin-filled activity.
If your hotel in Bunbury only provides basic cooking facilities, you’re in luck as there are plenty of delicious restaurants, cafes and eateries in the area, all serving tasty local produce and seasonal menus.