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BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park

1 Doran Avenue, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Free cancellation until 18/11/21
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#1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Castlemaine
Just a 90 minute journey north by car or train from Melbourne, BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park is a peaceful retreat in the heart of the eclectic and charming historic goldmining town of Castlemaine. Offering a gorgeous Glamtainer, luxury Safari and Glamping Tents, stylish modern Villas, comfortable Studios (all fully self-contained) and a range powered and unpowered sites, BIG4 Castlemaine has the ideal accommodation option for your special holiday. Set in a parkland environment with magnificent views across Castlemaine's Botanical Gardens, BIG4 Castlemaine is a comfortable stroll from the best Castlemaine has to offer, including the famed and fabulous artisan and foodie precinct at The Mill Castlemaine, country pubs, cafes and more. Explore the town or venture further afield to enjoy Central Victoria's wineries, rugged landscapes, bushwalking and cycling trails, galleries and restaurants. Whether you want a fun-filled family holiday in the great outdoors, a romantic getaway or simply a break from the every day, you'll find what you need right here.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Game room
Books, DVDs, music for children
Indoor play area for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car park
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Bowling offsite
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Board games / puzzles
Video game console
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Dining area
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mitchell-Family-01 wrote a review 25 Oct
Romsey, Australia1279 contributions166 helpful votes
My wife and I have just spent two nights in a Gold Garden cabin at the Big 4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park. The first thing that struck us was how clean our cabin was. It was a compact cabin designed for two people and contained a double bed, separate kitchenette and toilet/shower. We mainly used it for sleeping as there was so much to do in and around Castlemaine. The only thing I felt that could improve the cabin are; having more than 3 coat hangers, another power point in the kitchen above the stove and reliable free Wi-Fi which was constantly intermittent (and frustrating). The bonuses of the holiday park are; it's located abutting the Castlemaine Botanic Gardens, the council pool is located next door and a very short walk to the Bridge Hotel and The Mill (containing a bakery, café, brewery and artist gallery to name a few. The price...... well, this Big 4 we felt was a little dearer compared to similar size/quality holiday parks. The Gold Garden cabin cost us $172 per night. Overall, we were happy with the park and facilities.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Room Tip: The park is located near the railway station/crossing. You will hear train horns throughout the day.
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Roam638196 wrote a review Jul 2021
Kew, Australia1 contribution1 helpful vote
Saw this online coming into town and for an advertised $35 per night l thought it was a bit steep for a country town and being late afternoon l thought what the heck ,being concession holders l gave my wife $50 for 1 night she came back with $2 change ,well l have told all my caravan friends to do a wide berth of this below standard place ,they will have to take a long look at their pricing to get anyone going back again,ZERO stars
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Vanessa Boyack, General Manager at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park
Responded 19 Jul 2021
Hi Jack, I am sorry that there was some misconception about our rates. We have an online offer available for stays during the month of August and often have other deals available. If the deal had been available on the dates you stayed we would most definitely have matched it. Kind regards
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Cheza-Brad wrote a review Jul 2021
Drouin, Australia320 contributions54 helpful votes
We stayed one night check in was easy. Site was clean, easy to back into. Toilets and showers are clean and ok. They have a dump point in the park. You can here the train and road but it's not bad. They are very accommodating as we needed to move sites and they were fine with that. All in all a easy stop for the night.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Vanessa Boyack, General Manager at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park
Responded 19 Jul 2021
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again next time you're in Castlemaine. :)
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ozzieslost wrote a review Jun 2021
Houston, Texas70 contributions30 helpful votes
Stayed in one of the large safari tents - great facilities, freezing outside but was warm inside. Couldn’t believe this was a tent. Bath on deck overlooking botanical gardens and beautiful outlook. Felt like a king in there with my 4 poster bed.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Well located if you like a nice outlook, walking in the park and around a lake. Great park for...
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Response from Vanessa Boyack, General Manager at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park
Responded 2 Jul 2021
Robert thank so much for the marvellous review! Our Safari Tents are pretty amazing and also very popular with familes, the heater makes all the difference in the winter months :)
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Travelmints wrote a review Apr 2021
581 contributions75 helpful votes
A stay in the Safari Tent at the Big4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park turned a 5-day lockdown into a fun getaway. Upon arriving at the park, the Travelmints team was told that the lockdown was set to happen. Thankfully, we asked if we could stay in the Safari Tent, moving from our originally booked accomodation, and we couldn't have been happier with the decision! The tent is massive, with a living room, kitchen and 2 beds. There's also a fridge, microwave, cutlery and glassware, as well as a big decking area to eat. Stay in, and enjoy the natural surroundings! We loved cooking on the barbeque, but we wish there were more options to cook. We'd love to see the park install some sort of outdoor woodfire oven, to make cooking even more of a breeze. One downside was the wi-fi, as we were working while staying in the tent. We had to hotspot off our phone, so a better internet connection would make life better for guests. If you're heading along to Castlemaine Gardens, definitely book a stay in the Safari Tent. We'd also recommend bringing food and drinks along, as it's a little bit of a stroll into town. Speaking of which, if you're heading into town, stop in at the theatre for drinks, as well as at Saint Florian Cafe. If you've ever wanted to try glamping, then this is the place for you!
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Date of stay: March 2021
Response from Vanessa Boyack, General Manager at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park
Responded 21 Apr 2021
Wow!!! Thanks very much for your fantastic review. So happy our beautiful Safari Tents were able to provide a little relief during the lock down for you and you were able to take some extra time to explore some of the wonderful things Castlemaine has to offer. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and would welcome you back again anytime. Thanks again :)
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Frequently Asked Questions about BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park
Which popular attractions are close to BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Nearby attractions include Castlemaine Botanical Gardens (0.4 km), The Mill Castlemaine (0.3 km), and Buda Historic Home and Garden (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and meeting rooms.
Which room amenities are available at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include Das Kaffeehaus, Origini Cafe, and Railway Hotel.
Are any cleaning services offered at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Buda Historic Home and Garden (1.0 km), Castlemaine Historic Market Building (1.4 km), and Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park (4.6 km).
Is BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.