Here are a few helpful things to know when you stay with us at the Menai Hotel, Budget Motel in Tasmania
The Menai Hotel is a member of the Budget Motel Chain which means our standards are to provide clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to our guests. As part of the Budget Motel Chain, The Menai Hotel will always offer you the best affordable accommodation rates when you book on www.budgetmotels.com.au! The Menai Hotel is 15 minutes’ walk from the waterfront boardwalk, where guests can watch penguins returning to their nests at sunset. It is a 5-minute drive from Fern Glade Reserve and a 15-minute drive from Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden. The Guide Falls Alpaca and Animal Park is a 20-minute drive away. Offering free WiFi, a restaurant and Loi’z Bar which features a fireplace, The Menai Hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Burnie city centre where you can visit The Burnie Arts and Function Centre. Ample free parking is provided on-site. All rooms offer an LCD TV, refrigerator, tea and coffee, a private bathroom, heaters, a microwave oven, bedside alarm clock radio, writing desk and electric blankets. Some rooms have satellite TV. Toasters and hairdryers are available on request.
Burnie is a port city with an industrial past that has reinvented itself as a vibrant and creative city on a beautiful stretch of Tasmania’s north-west coast. The best place to see local craft and artisans at work is at the Makers Workshop, part contemporary museum, part arts centre, gallery and craft workshop – where you can also meet the makers. You’ll find paper making, cheese tasting, ceramics, textiles, glass, print makers, painters, sculptors and lots more. Have a chat about what they’re making or see their objects for sale in the gift shop. Take a beachside and downtown stroll and find a vibrant mix of shops and eateries serving up fresh coffee, seafood and local produce. Burnie has an art deco flavour, with fine architectural examples that you can explore on foot.
Tasmania is a place of wild and beautiful landscapes, friendly people with a relaxed island lifestyle, wonderful food and wine, and a haunting history evoked by world-famous convict ruins. Tasmania’s well know iconic places are located in or near national parks, like Cradle Mountain in Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park and the Franklin River in the Gordon-Franklin Wild Rivers National Park – not to mention the Port Arthur Historic Site near the Tasman National Park. Tasmania also has significant marine reserves where a delicate and beautiful underwater environment is protected.