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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.

Adelaide Road Motor Lodge

From $99 to $160

Adelaide Road Motor Lodge in Murray Bridge offers 36 rooms of ground floor quality spacious accommodation. The complex offers a large function room and outdoor entertaining area overlooking the large swimming pool.

The motel is centrally located, fully licensed and offers reverse cycle air-conditioning, conference facilities, swimming pool, child wading pool, barbecue, queen size beds, Microwave, toaster, kettle, free tea & coffee, hair dryers, iron and ironing board, breakfasrt, guest laundry, internet, coach and trailer parking. Free shuttle to Murray Bridge Hotel subject to availability.

Balcony on Sixth Lodge

From $89 to $259

Balcony on Sixth Lodge is situated in the main shopping centre of Murray Bridge, and offers personal attention at an economical rate. Just 300 metres from the River Murray and the famous Murray Bridge itself. Luxury and budget style rooms are available with light breakfast included on our shady balcony.

The Balcony is an ideal base for an overnight or week away. Just one hour from Adelaide and close to South Australia's premier tourist attractions such as Victor Harbor, Mannum and the Barossa Valley.

We offer accommodation to suit all budgets from our Queen Premium Rooms through to our Executive Family Villa.

Mannum Motel

From $75 to $170

Situated alongside the magnificent Murray River in the historic town of Mannum, just 84 kilometres from Adelaide, the Mannum Motel is a family owned and operated property that prides itself on customer service. Offering a range of onsite facilities, including function rooms, licensed café, accommodation and much more, the Mannum Motel is the perfect destination for your next river escape.

Offering comfortable and spacious accommodation, unwind in your choice of guest rooms, with the option to upgrade to a superb River View Room. For those travelling with children, spacious Family Rooms provide a great base for your river adventures.

The fully licensed Café Mannum offers spectacular views of the river through its floor to ceiling windows as you enjoy a casual meal, coffee or refreshing beverage. Also home to a gallery of images by local photographer Dave Hartley, Café Mannum is open to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily - or drop in anytime from 7am to 9pm for a beer, wine or coffee.

With town tours by the hosts and traditional country hospitality, the team at the Mannum Motel look forward to making your visit an enjoyable one that will keep you coming back!

Motel Riverbend

From $120 to $160

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.

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Murray Bridge Central Olympic Motel & Cottages

From $135 to $180

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.

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Murray Bridge Motor Inn

From $99 to $250

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.

Pretoria Hotel Mannum

From $79 to $199

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.

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Riverside Hotel

From $75 to $90

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.

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Swan Reach Hotel

From $60 to $80

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!