National

182-186 High StreetBendigo3550Australia
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About National

The National Hotel, Bar and Grill is less than a mile from the centre of Bendigo and opposite the Central Deborah Goldmine and the Talking Tram.

Guest accommodation is in the form of rooms, apartments and cottages. Facilities typically include flat-screen TV with satellite channels, mini-refrigerator, and tea and coffee facilities. Apartments and cottages also include a fully equipped kitchen, living area and patio. Laundry facilities, whirlpool bath, Wi-Fi and Foxtel may also apply.

Communal facilities centre around the outdoor pool and spa room. Free parking and laundry; plus BBQ, conference and disabled facilities, are among the additional features.

Including room service if required, the National has a relaxing bar and grill. The Pearl Room, Diamond Room and Crown Lounge offer facilities for social and business events, with catering included.

Bendigo’s railway station is less than a mile away and it’s a five-minute journey to The Golden Dragon Museum.

Contact

182-186 High Street, Bendigo, 3550, Australia
Telephone: +61(3)54430591 | Fax: +61(3)54415890 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Good accommodation

.Apartments, in particular, are clean, spacious, well decorated and comfortably furnished. Most overlook the attractive pool, so that's an unexpected bonus.There's no shortage of parking spaces either.

Early risers' bonus.

Freshly baked bread from the neighbouring bakery, when combined with a good quality coffee … is a perfect way to start the day here.

Excellent food and value.

It's a bit demeaning to describe the food as ‘pub grub' because it is much better than that. When combined with more than reasonable prices, the food is a prime reason to stay here.

Negative Reviews

Dated … but not for dating.

Some advertised facilities are in the room - but some are not. Great, there's a toaster! Oh, there's no microwave … no plates and no cutlery. There is though, evidence of  previous guests (*room not cleaned properly) and arriving but uninvited guests ... in the form of cockroaches. Black mould on the bathroom tiles is inexcusable. Other guests say plates, cutlery etc; are in their room … but they are filthy! If you're out to impress, keep looking.

Rise but don't shine.

There's an early morning wake-up call as guest truckers get themselves ready to make an early start. Pity this process is shared with other guests who don't have the same timetable. In fairness, truckers aren't the only noisy guests; some ‘tourists' get OTT and rowdy too! Street noise can be another issue.

Staff: you win some and lose some

Accommodation is across the road from the hotel building, so, initially, this can be confusing for the newly arrived guests. Some members of staff are really friendly and helpful regarding this and other queries. Others are downright rude and objectionable. Sadly, it's the latter that stick in the mind and convince you to book in elsewhere next time round.

Rating Overview

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8.2 out of 10 based on 661 reviews