If you prefer a fully catered stay, the region has some wonderful hotels and motels, many located close to the river and town services. On site, you’ll often have facilities like a pool, bar and restaurant. These are an easy and affordable option for short stays, or a stopover when travelling through the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong.
Motel Riverbend is located in Tailem Bend on the banks of the mighty River Murray, 99 kilometres from Adelaide. The Dukes, Mallee and Princes Highways meet here.
Motel Riverbend is a convenient stop over for people wanting to travel to Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula, Limestone Coast or the Barossa.
Tailem Bend was proclaimed a town in 1887 and was originally a sheep run with railway marshalling yards. Today it is a tourist and service centre. Come and enjoy a stay, visit the historic railway building and museum, enjoy a great meal at the pub just around the corner and witness the most amazing sunsets over the Murray River. Close to The Bend Motorsports Park. Family owned and operated by experienced motel owners.Visit website
Murray Bridge Central Olympic Motel and Cottages is a Star Rating Australia - AAA Tourism three-star rated, pet and disability access friendly property set in relaxed and pleasant suburban gardens.
The Motel is located off the main road right next to the Murray Bridge Swimming Pool and Water Slide Complex, 100 metres from the Murray Bridge central business district, fast food and restaurants, and one kilometre from the Murray Bridge Golf Course, or the River.
You can park off-street by your room, or use the secure garaging for special vehicles, boats or trailers.
Small dogs or cats are allowed on their own bedding in the nominated pet friendly units or cottages.
All accommodation has quality king or queen beds, tea and coffee making, toasters, microwave ovens, quiet split system reverse cycle air conditioning, and DVD., Free Wireless internet is provided in the motel units, which now have huge new 75" 4K Smart TVs.
Enjoy a delicious a-la-carte cooked country breakfast or continental breakfast, and other meals by arrangement.
The Cottages offer a spacious alternative for family events including wedding preparations and accommodation.Visit website
The Murray Bridge Motor Inn offers you a high standard of personal service, comfort and accommodation.
The property has 18 air-conditioned rooms, including two bedroom deluxe and family units which open at the rear to a lawn area where there is an undercover barbecue room.
All rooms are at ground level for easy access. The economy rooms are comfortable at an affordable price. There is off-street parking for all vehicles in a native garden setting. All rooms are non-smoking and some have disabled facilities.
The Murray Bridge Motor Inn offers you a quiet location with close proximity to The Bend raceway, Barossa, Monarto zoo, show grounds, speedway and adjacent aquatic activities. With good old-fashioned hospitality and friendly service, a warm welcome awaits you at the Murray Bridge Motor Inn.
Pinnaroo Motel is located on the Mallee Highway, the shortest route between Adelaide, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane. Offering 24 hour electronic check in facilities, it is situated between two roadhouses and is ideal for those who want to get an early start on their trip.
The Pinnaroo Motel is within easy walking distance of the town's attractions and shops. It is centrally situated between large conservation parks, which are popular with the bird watchers, hikers, four wheel drivers and trail bike riders.
Constantly upgraded to provide guests with a more comfortable stay, all rooms are non-smoking. You can choose between budget, standard, superior or executive rooms. With friendly and helpful service, you are sure to enjoy your stay at the Pinnaroo Motel.
Please note that unless otherwise stated, Pinnaroo Motel has an AUD25.00 non-refundable deposit taken upon booking. This will be deducted from the cost of the room upon arrival. Should the accommodation be cancelled under 48 hours of anticipated arrival full charge will apply.Visit website
The Pretoria Hotel is located in the heart of Mannum approximately one hours drive from Adelaide. Whether a quiet drink is what you are after or a relaxing coffee, sit back and relax right next to the mighty River Murray.
Experience the beauty of the Murraylands whilst surrounded by the history and modern facilities of the Pretoria Hotel. Offering relaxed, pub accommodation the hotel is a one stop shop with accommodation, meals in the bistro 7 days a week, entertainment on Saturdays and Sundays; all in a stunning setting on the banks of the Murray River.
Each room has been lovingly restored to its former glory with all the modern facilities you need, including free Wi-Fi, flat screen television and air-conditioning. Rooms are serviced daily. Bathroom and toilet facilities are shared with towels and toiletries refreshed daily. Guests also have access to a communal breakfast room and outdoor balcony area. Please note, bathroom facilities are shared and all accommodation is upstairs, with no lift access to the rooms.Visit website
The Riverside Hotel has a rich history that dates back to 1957, when it was built to serve the Tailem Bend district as a community hotel. These days it offers versatile spaces and beautifully renovated bars with superb meals and spectacular river views. Based right on the Murray River, it's the best place to catch the breathtaking sunsets over the Jervois and Murray Bridge plains and a great scene for relaxing and socialising during daylight hours.
The Hotel is conveniently located on the Princes Highway in Tailem Bend, a leisurely one-hour trip from Adelaide's tollgate. It has a family-friendly atmosphere and welcomes children.Visit website
Rydges Pit Lane Hotel is a brand-new hotel situated in the main building of Australia’s world-class motorsports facility and is like no other when it comes to hotels near Adelaide. Whether visiting Rydges Pit Lane Hotel for business or leisure, our guests enjoy an exhilarating view, with many of the 100 well-appointed guests rooms overlooking the Bend Motorsport Park motor racing circuit.
Located only an hour up the South Eastern Freeway, Rydges Pit Lane Hotel is conveniently set a short drive from Tailem Bend, a charming town on the cliffs above the east bank of the Murray River.
As the premier multi-purpose motorsport facility in Australia and paradise for high octane thrill seekers, The Bend Motorsport Park features an FIA and FIM certified circuit, rally and off-road tracks, a 4WD adventure park, drifting, karting and rallycross circuits all on the one site.
During your visit savour the sights and the flavours at The FUEL Restaurant, a one of a kind restaurant and bar at Rydges Pit Lane, in the heart of The Bend Motorsport Park .Visit website
Beautifully situated high on the cliffs beside the Murray River, the Swan Reach Hotel has been overseeing one of the most beautiful stretches of the Murray River since 1899.
The front deck and perches above the punt, the large bistro area is relaxed and family friendly and the more boisterous front bar has keno, and betting facilities.
The restaurant concentrates on local produce done simply and the bar selection includes a wide range of wines and cider from the surrounding area - all served by staff who live locally.
The hotel including the restaurant is open seven days with off-street parking for everything other than the larger caravans.
Accommodation is upstairs from the large foyer whose walls are covered with photographs and clippings from the pub's history.
If you arrive by boat there is a dedicated jetty and mooring right out the front.
If camping is your thing, there are free sites opposite across the river and the punt runs all night to get you back home.
A traveller in 1939 described this as, "one of the exquisite places of the world." Not much has changed!
The Australasian Circa 1858 is an award-winning, boutique private hotel offering luxury Goolwa accommodation only 70 minutes from Adelaide. It offers five totally unique, modern Asian-themed suites, daily room servicing, concierge and Chef-prepared breakfasts - delivered discreetly to your door on a tray-mobile.
The Australasian Dining Room is exclusively for house guests except for our popular public Saturday night, when Chef Juliet Michell presents a three course, Asian-inspired set menu.
The hotel is included in the Australian Gourmet Traveller Hotel Guide, the Lonely Planet guidebook for Australia as well as the Beautiful Accommodation collection.
Winner (Hosted Accommodation) 2013 South Australian Tourism Awards and Winner (Luxury Accommodation) 2012 South Australian Tourism Awards.
The Australasian is adjacent the Goolwa Wharf from where Coorong cruises depart and is an easy 30 minute drive to the McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek wineries. Clean swimming and surfing beaches are minutes away and whale watching is a popular activity in the cooler months.
The Bridge Hotel is situated in Langhorne Creek, a 50 minute drive south-east of Adelaide.
Next to the majestic gums that line the Bremer River and surrounded by vineyards the hotel is old world charm at its best. A cosy red gum bar flanked by open fires compliment an elegant restaurant, combined with outdoor alfresco dining makes the hotel a great visit year round.Visit website