24 Feb 2022
We all want something different when we’re on a holiday or a weekend away. In Whittlesea, we cater to everyone’s desires. Check out this range of accommodation types and see which suits you the best.
Curl up in a cottage
Karool Cottages on the grounds of the proposed Melbourne Arboretum this rustic, bluestone country getaway is laden with charm. Originally a shepherd’s hut, the building was renovated in 2016 and is fully appointed with all the mod cons that travellers require for a stunning, romantic weekend experience. Enjoy uninterrupted farm vistas and relax in nature for the duration of your stay.
Set on 11 acres of pastoral land, Eden Park Views is a peaceful home for groups to enjoy. With seven double bedrooms for privacy and two large communal living rooms, the inside of the home is spacious and offers books, games and indoor activities. Outside, a tennis court sets the scene for sporty pursuits and there is lots of equipment to borrow too. Take a walk around the property and see the native animals pass through at dusk and dawn. Therapeutic massages can be arranged at time of booking; just name your time and a therapist will arrive.
At Karma Kinglake you’ll find the perfect location for group style holidays or business retreats. At the top of the Great Dividing Range it is a fully operational conference centre, surrounded by stunning bushland. The property is home to four hexagonal ‘nests’, and a number of other accommodation types allowing up to 20 visitors. Enjoy the local artisan markets, visit producers and winemakers in the region, or settle in for a private retreat.
Self contained apartments
The Quest apartments at University Hill are a short walk to the 86 tram and to RMIT Bundoora, making them an excellent choice for short or long stays in the area. Whether you have a special event, you’re visiting friends, or you are in the area for work, Quest Bundoora can accommodate families, singles and couples in their smartly decorated, spacious, self-contained rooms. High speed wifi and parking make the Quest an excellent choice.
Covid safe cleaning procedures are taken seriously at the Quest and you’ll find hand sanitiser through the space. The friendly reception staff can give you lots of tips about where to eat and shop during your stay. With Coles close by you can choose to cook in your apartment. If you feel like dining out, there are some fabulous restaurants in the precinct.
Where to find a motel in the Whittlesea area
The Whittlesea Motel is the newest addition to accommodation offerings in the Whittlesea township. Contemporary furnishings with comfortable beds and modestly stocked kitchenettes give you a classic country motel experience. Free high speed wi-fi, smart TVs, secure safes, private courtyards for each room and built-in desks with USB outlets to charge your devices all add up to a fabulous stay. One and two bedroom apartments are also available.
On your doorstep is the The Royal Mail Hotel Whittlesea which offers pub classics and pasta dishes at affordable prices. For Pizza, pop in to the family-run Whittlesea Pizza for great specials on family favourites.
For 4-star accommodation, you can’t go wrong with Best Western in Mill Park. A quintessential drive up motel, the rooms are all ground level. With high speed internet facilities and a conference centre available, this can also be a great place for a meeting or retreat with colleagues. The multilingual staff make this place an excellent choice for travellers who speak Mandarin or Cantonese.