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Bright Velo

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Bright regularly over many years, and it's one of my favourite spots in Victoria. We stayed at various good motels, but I saw the crit on the Velo which was rated tops and decided to give it a try. Big mistake!!! We wanted a two-bedroom, two bathroom apartment and yes, when I phoned them they...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are clean and simple with all mod cons. I couldn't fault the room qhich i thought was incredible value. And, as a cyclist, having Wayne with his local knowledge of routes, a weekly ride board where you can join groups and just general hospitality was fantastic. Secure bike storage too! Already booked my next stay.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed there while on a car rally for 4 nights over Melbourne cup weekend The 3 bedroom unit was tired and does need some refreshing but it was clean and roomy The Location is great being at the top end of the Main Street and the management very friendly and helpful The. Car park area is small but there...

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London
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stayed in room 28 at the end of September. It was spacious and the heater kept it warm, but it was very tired. I'm glad that it was not summer because the fly screen on the security door was ripped and would not have been much use. The outside door needed to be slammed shut because it did not...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights,warm and friendly place. The room was neat and comfortable.The hosts were very helpful in directing me to the walks which was my main visit to Bright.The coffee is the best and the breakfast was huge and reasonably priced.Really enjoyed my stay hope to visit again.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stayed with 2 adults and 2 kids. Plenty of room and unit was very clean and tidy on arrival. They made it very easy for us to checkin very late one night - leaving the key out and even left the heater going for us so that it was perfect when we arrived. Very friendly staff. Only thing I missed...

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here the night before we went to Falls Creeks. We arrived after 8pm and understandably reception was closed. This was no problem at all... they made all the arrangements for us and even turned the heater on. The bed was big and comfortable, there was a fridge, extra bedding and coffee making facilities in the...

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Surrey Hills, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have stayed here a couple of times for snow shoeing trips around Mt Hotham with Bright being a great jump off point for the adventurous! Wayne and Susan have always been flexible with our groups needs and gave us great directions on how to access the rooms after hours when arriving late. A big plus was when they opened...

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Olinda, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night en route to Mt Hotham in August 2016. Our room was comfortable but not large situated in the old pub section up the stairs from the Main Street entrance. Breakfast was tasty and filling. The friendly atmosphere of Velo and its cycling memorabilia makes this accommodation one which I look forward to coming back to each...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the apartment which was bigger then we imagined ,heater was on which a great touch as it was cold . The beds were comfortable and very clean which is always good to see .on the negative I wish they had been electric blankets as the beds and room were very cold during the night, they did have...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Run by cyclists for cyclists, Bright Velo is your base camp for the Victorian Alps. We're not five star accommodation but you can have a five star experience with us. You'll find a warm welcome with lots of like-minded people who love cycling and the outdoor life. Whether you are with the peloton or riding solo, be sure to check out Cafe Velo - Padre coffee and plentiful food for hungry cyclists. Like our guests, we value clean air for all and there is no smoking permitted anywhere on our property. Guests who smoke on our property will sadly not be able to rebook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bright Velo

Address: 2 Ireland St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia (Formerly Bright Oriental Hotel)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Bright
Price Range: $95 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bright Velo 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Whatever you do, don't book the two bedroom suite”
  • To get past the cupboard and the bed, one had to twist sideways with ones feet
  • Note the black neon tube end - semi-burnt out, it flickered all night like a strobe
  • The sliding door to the bathroom that kept sticking tight - - where was the maintenance?
  • There was no other shelf space in the bathroom and the right hand tap was firmly locked
  • Note the stylish strip light on the wall. Burnt out and acting like a strobe light.
 of 5 bubbles retiredtravelwriter, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The apartment is a winner with room to move around in.”
 of 5 bubbles svenlobster, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms look out onto the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles Mal1757, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor and both rooms were perfectly adequate and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles cyclistswife, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay anywhere else for a quality stay. Real impression that guests were a burden to life.”
 of 5 bubbles Stevek12345, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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