Located within walking distance of supermarkets, clubs, hotels and takeaway, this budget motel in Belmont is the perfect place for your next getaway. It is only a short commute to the waterfront, Westfield shopping centre, Kardinia Park and Deakin University.
Only a 20 minute drive and you’re at the beginning of the picturesque Great Ocean Road.
There are 5 clean and comfortable accommodation options available, including: single rooms (sleeping 2 people), queen rooms (sleeping 2 people), twin rooms (sleeping 3 people), 2 bedroom apartments (sleeping 4 people) and family rooms (sleeping 5 people).
All rooms at the Hacienda Motel feature flat screen televisions, Foxtel, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, complimentary WiFi and air conditioning. A microwave can be made available upon request. The apartment also features a small lounge area, dining area and a kitchenette.
This accommodation in Belmont offers ample off street parking, an inground swimming pool (open seasonally) and a complimentary barbeque area. Cooked and continental breakfasts can be delivered direct to rooms (fees apply).
When staying at the Hacienda Motel, we hope that you will also explore the surrounding area – Geelong CBD, Portarlington, Queenscliff, Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads, Werribee, Meredith, Winchelsea, Torquay and more.
It should come as no surprise that Belmont and the Geelong area as a whole are filled with attractions and things to do. No matter the time of year, there is something here for everyone to enjoy.
No matter where you are in Geelong, you’re never too far from golden sand beaches and salty sea air. From sunbaking to swimming, you can do it all! Family friendly beaches can be found at Portarlington, Indented Head, St Leonards, Queenscliff, Point Lonsdale and Eastern Beach (famous for its sea-bathing complex). Ocean swimming and surf beaches can be found at Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads, Barwon Bluff and 13th Beach.
Immerse yourself in the Geelong community by checking out some of the historical sites and cultural attractions in the area. In particular, we recommend the Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Queenscliffe Historical Museum, Seaview Gallery, Salt Contemporary Art, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, Portarlington Mill, Geelong Gallery, Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, Old Geelong Gaol, Gartland Heritage Centre, and Barwon Grange.
If you like to get outdoors but aren’t a fan of the beach, there are plenty of other natural attractions in the area to enjoy. Some of our favourites include the Geelong Botanic Gardens, Serendip Sanctuary, Balyang Sanctuary, Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park, Steampacket Gardens, Johnstone Park, Lake Connewarre, Buckleys Falls, Barwon Valley Fun Park, Transvaal Square, Seagull Paddock, Newtown Lookout, Pevensey Park and Brearley Reserve.
Being located on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula means that Geelong is home to some of the best local produce in Victoria. From wineries and breweries to olive groves and seafood, there is something delicious for everyone. Popular spots to checkout include QueenscliffBrewhouse, Mi Shells Seafood, Little Creatures Brewery, White Rabbit Brewery, Manzanillo Grove, BAIE Wines, Yummy Mummy Lolly Shop Moorabool Valley Chocolate, and Eagles Rise Wine.
The region is host to myriad events throughout the year, which we highly recommend checking out if you happen to be in town. Favourites include the Festival of Sails (January), Portarlington Mussel Festival (January), Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (January), Motor City Music Festival (Labour Day weekend), National Celtic Festival (June), Toast to the Coast (Melbourne Cup weekend), and Queenscliff Music Festival (November).
When travelling with the kids in tow, we understand that keeping them amused for the duration of your stay is a must. The good news is that there are plenty of family friendly activities to enjoy – climb aboard a historic train at the Bellarine Railway, ride the circa 1892 carousel, take in the sights on the giant ferris wheel, check out The Rock Adventure Centre, get lost at A Maze’n’Games, spend the summer at Adventure Park, or play a game of laser tag.