The Golden Hills Motel is located in Bendigo, in a quiet location amongst lush greenery and large gardens. A short 2.5kms from your door to the civic centre of Bendigo presents a wonderful opportunity to see the sights of this culturally and historically rich city. The accommodation is single storey with accommodation options to suit a variety of needs from the solo traveller to larger groups and families.
All suites are neat and well-appointed and have queen beds in every room. The combinations to choose from include Single Rooms with one queen bed (sleeping 2 people), Double Rooms with one queen bed (sleeps up to 2 people), Twin Share Rooms with one queen bed and one single bed (sleeping 3 people), Triple Share Rooms suitable for small families with one queen and one single bed (sleeping up to 3 people) or the Family Rooms suitable for larger groups with one queen bed and two single beds (sleeping up to 4 people).
Cots may be provided on request for a small fee, dinner is available on request to your unit, wireless internet, fax and copy amenities and conference room available for hire. The motel also has a salt swimming pool onsite for guests to enjoy.
The Golden Hills Motel is a quality and affordable alternative to consider for your visit to Bendigo. The rooms are comfortable and functional and boast the added benefit of residing in a quiet location, yet still an effortless trip to the areas finest attractions.
Consider making the most of your stay and stopping in to Bendigo’s surrounding townships; Heathcote’s Ironbark Forests, village shopping experience and exquisite local Shiraz wine or the arts communities of Castlemaine, Maldon, Newstead or Harcourt with boutique stores, bookshops, galleries and excellent local produce.
Bendigo has countless destinations and attractions to explore during your stay. Immerse yourself in the history of this vibrant, interesting city and its established artisan food and wine culture.
Bendigo is often known as ‘The Winemakers Region’ and home to a great many family owned wineries and cellar door outlets to familiarize yourself with during your stay. Three of the regions premier wineries have banded together to present the Tri-Bendigo Wine Tour, a wine tasting experience at the renowned Balgownie Estate, Connor Park and Sandhurst Ridge with up to 30 wines available for tasting. What a treat for avid wine lovers!
Home to the deepest underground mine tour in Australia, the Central Deborah Gold Mine provides visitors with an authentic gold mine adventure. Travel deep below Bendigo and learn to use mining equipment with a ‘Shift Boss’ keen to put you through your paces! Explore the mines harsh and awe-inspiring labyrinth of tunnels and get together with your tour group for a lunch experience underground.
With a range of tours to suit all levels of ability and interest, the Central Deborah Gold Mine is a memorable experience worth making time for.
It’s hard to resist the appeal of Bendigo’s attractively preserved fleet of vintage trams. The Bendigo Tramways has been in operation for well over 100 years with 17 trams currently in operation for tours around Bendigo’s most popular hallmarks. The vintage ‘talking’ trams will introduce you to the Central Deborah Gold Mine, the Alexandra Fountain and heart of the city. Stopping at Lake Weeroona or the fabulous Bendigo Joss House Temple this is an attraction definitely worth booking whilst in town.
Bendigo’s earliest beginnings are shared with the Chinese community, whom represented a great number of local miners and merchants. Subsequently, the Chinese culture became a rich and integral part of the city’s history.
The Joss House Temple was built during the 1860’s using handmade bricks and local materials. This heritage listed building gives visitors insight into Chinese culture and beliefs, sharing their story and perspective on the relationship they have with this old and wonderful city.
Other examples of the indelible mark left by Bendigo’s Chinese community can be enjoyed at the iconic Bendigo Easter Festival or within the local Dai Gum San Precint, home to the Golden Dragon Museum’s preserved local arts and crafts.
Bendigo’s family friendly entertainment is one of its finest attributes. Countless activities exist at the Discovery Science & Technology Centre providing fun for everyone. Featuring a Planetarium, the Kaleidoscope educational Program for children under 6, ‘The Lab’ offering exciting scientific experiments using real lab equipment and a variety of hands on exhibits.
Another great entertainment complex is The Zone, a fantastic venue with everything a child’s heart could possibly desire. Go Karting, skating, mini golf, laser tag, arcade games, archery tag and the Kids Zone Play Centre for children under 9. A visit to The Zone is guaranteed to captivate for hours.
The Victorian Goldfields Railway runs directly through the centre of the state’s Goldfields region, bringing to life the historic steam train experience. The track weaves its way through magnificent Box-Iron Bark Forests and links into the delightful old townships of Castlemaine and Maldon. Refreshments and souvenirs are available for purchase at the station and you are warmly invited to pay a visit to Maldon’s Locomotive Shed and inspect its rolling stock whilst visiting.