Located in close proximity to the cinema, clubs, restaurants and the Murray-Mount bicycle trail, this budget motel in Wangaratta is the perfect base for discovering everything that the area has to offer.
At just over an hour from the snowfields and smack bang in the middle of Victoria’s gourmet food and wine region, this motel will allow you to explore all that the area has to offer without having to travel far.
There are 15 air conditioned units available, including: single rooms (sleeping 2), double rooms (sleeping 2), queen rooms (sleeping 2), twin rooms (sleeping 3) and family rooms (sleeping 4).
All rooms at Millers Cottage Motel offer heating, cooling, electric blankets, iron and ironing boards, tea and coffee making facilities, microwaves, flat screen televisions (with HDMI and USB connections), complimentary WiFi, 8 Foxtel channels, and iPod/iPhone docks.
Off street parking is available right at your door and there is also ample off street parking available for larger vehicles (such as trucks). There is also an onsite guest laundry, swimming pool, BBQ facilities and play area in the lush natural surrounds to be enjoyed.
Evening meals can be delivered direct to rooms from Monday to Friday, whilst hearty cooked breakfasts can be delivered daily – perfect to prepare for or at the end of a long day of sightseeing.
When staying at this accommodation in Wangaratta, we hope that you’ll also take the time to explore other nearby towns – Chiltern, Rutherglen, Beechworth, Yarrawonga, Benalla, Myrtleford, Yackandandah, Albury/Wodonga and more.
The Wangaratta area is filled with all sorts of attractions, ensuring that you will have plenty of things to see and do during your stay. From young children to senior citizens, there is sure to be something to keep you entertained.
Wangaratta is located smack bang in the middle of the Milawa gourmet region and wine country. Sample an array of cheeses, mustard, bread, olives, berries, honey, jams, pickles and preserves. Or visit one of the many cellar doors in the surrounding wine regions – Glenrowan (such as Black Dog Brewery and Baileys of Glenrowan), the King Valley (such as Pizzini Wines and Dal Zotto Wines) and Beechworth (such as Indigo Vineyard and Amulet Vineyard).
If you want to get outside and breathe in the fresh country air, you won’t have to travel too far from Wangaratta’s CBD. Popular parks and gardens in the area include the Memorial Gardens, Brookfield Maze, Merriwa Park, Kaluna Park and Island, Apex Park, King George Gardens, Winton Wetlands and Wangaratta Common Nature Conservation Reserve. Travel a little bit further afield to visit the Warby Ovens National Park with many trails and cultural hot spots.
If simply visiting the area’s natural attractions isn’t enough, there are plenty of sporting and adventure activities to enjoy. Explore one of the many walking trails (such as the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail or a wander around the town), push yourself on one of the many cycling routes (such as 56km Greta Glenrowan Loop), play a few rounds on a local golf course (such as the Jubilee Golf Club), give kayaking a go on the nearby Murray River.
With a wide variety of events hosted in the Wangaratta area each year, there is always something for visitors to see and do. Popular events include Ales on Ovens Craft Beer Festival (February), Down by the River (August), Sam Miranda King Valley Gran Fondo (August), Wangaratta Orchid Show (September), Victorian Salami Festival (October), King Valley Challenge (October), Wangaratta Show (October), Ned Kelly Chase (October) and various markets.
If you’re more interested in the history and culture of the region, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to the wealth of activities available. Pay a visit to the Wangaratta Historical Society Museum, which showcases the district and how it’s changed over the years. Wander the Wangaratta Art Gallery, which ha a permanent exhibition but also hosts other exhibits throughout the year. Or catch a performance at the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre.
Why not take the opportunity to explore some of the nearby towns? When you stay in Wangaratta, you will be well placed to explore much that the area has to offer. The historical township of Glenrowan (famous for its connection to Ned Kelly) is only 15 minutes drive, the gold rush town of Eldorado is only 20 minutes drive, Yarrawonga is a 45 minute drive, the border town of Wodonga is about 50 minutes drive, and Benalla is about an hours drive.