Welcome to Best Western Cathedral Motor Inn in historic Bendigo. Our award-winning hotel is a few minutes’ walk to Bendigo centre in a peaceful spot next to Sacred Heart Cathedral - one of Australia’s largest churches. Best Western Cathedral Motor Inn is ideally positioned for business travelers, explorers and wine lovers, and has ample dining options and public transport nearby.
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The hotel is close to the Arts Precinct and the best of Bendigo’s diverse cultural institutions. Discover Australia’s rich gold mining history in Central Deborah Gold Mine, leisurely view the exhibitions at celebrated regional art galleries, ride on a vintage talking tram tour or immerse the whole family at the Discovery Science and Technology.
A host of room configurations are available to ensure every style of travelers’ utmost comfort. Each spacious room features comfortable queen beds, complimentary high-speed wireless internet access, direct dial telephones, split system air conditioning, Foxtel cable with two movie channels and more.
The hotel offers a dry-cleaning service and features free on-site parking, a free BBQ, and a fully-equipped complimentary self-service laundry.
A delicious continental or cooked breakfast can be delivered to your room daily. Best Western Cathedral Motor Inn is located within walking distance of Bendigo’s best restaurants and cafes - many of which have chargeback facilities with the hotel.
Our friendly and knowledgeable team are passionate locals, we look forward to welcoming you for a memorable and productive stay.
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Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Guest laundry, open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., free
Safe deposit box
Cable or satellite television, FOXTEL channels
Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Fax services, available at reception
Air-conditioning, at reception
Ice/vending machines, soft drink vending machine in car park
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Front desk hours, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Power converters and electrical adapters for international guests
Charge back facilities at local restaurants.
Laundry/valet, open 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a nominal fee
AM/FM alarm clock
Direct dial telephone
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Room service from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Park view available
Deluxe rooms refurbished in 2012
Two room family rooms available
DVD player available from reception on request
Rollaway bed available in some guest rooms
Toasters in guest rooms
0.50 kilometer(s) from Central Deborah Gold Mine, Be mesmerized by the beauty and lure of gold on one of our fascinating underground tours. Don a hard hat and miner's lamp to descend underground. Journey through the honeycomb of hidden tunnels where almost one ton of gold was unearthed with our friendly and knowledgeable guides. Discover what conditions as a miner were like during the harsh gold rush era. Explore the mine's surface with its vintage mining machinery, gold panning and museums.
0.70 kilometer(s) from Bendigo Art Gallery
0.10 kilometer(s) from Sacred Heart Cathedral
0.50 kilometer(s) from Golden Dragon Museum
0.50 kilometer(s) from Bendigo Tramways, Sit back, relax and let your tram do all of the talking…be delighted by the remarkable sights and sounds of Bendigo as your tram tells you about the golden past of the city founded on one of the world’s richest goldfields. This hop-on, hop-off tour stops throughout the city allowing you to explore many of the parks, attractions, shopping and dining facilities that Bendigo has to offer. Your vintage talking Tram Tour Ticket is valid for two consecutive days, so you can hop-on and hop-off the tram as often as you like within those two days.
1.00 kilometer(s) from Bendigo Joss House Temple, At the Bendigo Joss House Temple you will be fascinated by Chinese culture and discover more about the Chinese migrants who came to Bendigo in search of gold in the late 1800s. The Bendigo Joss House Temple - a national Trust listed site - is a Chinese place of worship which was constructed in the late 1860s. It is one of the few remaining buildings of its type in Australia and offers a truly unique and authentic experience thanks to the dedicated volunteer guides who offer tours of the site on a daily basis.
1.00 kilometer(s) from The Great Stupa, Is the largest Buddhist Stupa in the west and home for the largest gem quality Jade Buddha in the world. It is based on Borobudur, Indonesia, a ninth Century UNESCO listed world heritage site and 15th Century, Gyantse Stupa, considered a 'chief wonder' of the Tibetan Buddhist world; and, it is a major domestic and international tourist attraction symbolizing Australia's multicultural heritage
2.00 kilometer(s) from Discovery Science and Tec, Offers a unique and fun way to spend your time and you are sure to learn some really interesting things along the way! With over 100 interactive exhibits to explore, you won't know what to try first. Experience zero gravity as you plummet down the southern hemisphere's tallest vertical slide! Immerse yourself in the world of stars as the Bendigo Planetarium opens up the universe in a whole new way. For the young scientist under eight, Kaleidoscope is just the thing for you! Also enjoy new science and planetarium shows each school holidays. There's something for everyone at Discovery!
1.00 kilometer(s) from Hudsons Hub, Is a retail art gallery in Bendigo, providing local, national and international contemporary pop-culture themed artwork, lowbrow art, pop surrealism and underground artworks. In addition Hudson's Hub also stocks specialist art and design books, designer collectible vinyl toys, jewelry and unique ceramic pieces. We aim to provide cutting edge exhibits unique to Bendigo that showcase art with a point of difference, supporting local artists and artists from around the world, both well established and up and coming talent. Hudson's Hub is located at 78 Mitchell Street and is open Tuesday through to Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and selected Sundays.
6.00 kilometer(s) from Bendigo Race Course
0.50 kilometer(s) from Masons of Bendigo, full service, Pacific Rim, open for: dinner
0.50 kilometer(s) from Bouchon, full service, French, open for: dinner
2.00 kilometer(s) from The Woodhouse, full service, steak house, open for: dinner
2.00 kilometer(s) from Piyawat Thai Restaurant, full service, Thai, open for: dinner
0.50 kilometer(s) from Borchelli, full service, Italian, open for: dinner
0.50 kilometer(s) from Whirrakee Restaurant full service, Mediterranean, open for: dinner
0.10 kilometer(s) from Bunja Thai, full service, Thai, open for: dinner
1.00 kilometer(s) from The Dispensary, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner,
0.50 kilometer(s) from Mexican Kitchen, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: dinner,
0.60 kilometer(s) from My Teppanyaki, full service, Japanese, open for: dinner
1.00 kilometer(s) from Egion Tavern, pub, International, open for: lunch, dinner
Indian Tavern Tandoori Resaurant, on premises, full service, Indian, open for: dinner
4.00 kilometer(s) from Latrobe University
150 kilometer(s) from Melbourne
500 kilometer(s) from Sydney
110 kilometer(s) from Echuca
1.00 kilometer(s) from Lake Weeroona
0.01 kilometer(s) from Bendigo City Centre, experience the splendor of Bendigo, an elegant regional city in central Victoria and an ideal base from which to explore Victoria's golden heritage. Dine in sidewalk cafes, discover art galleries and antique stores, and take in ornate gold rush architecture nestled among century-old gardens.
134 kilometer(s) from Melbourne International A, airport bus