The Bridgeport Hotel: Murray Bridge’s best hotel

The Murraylands is a great destination for a holiday at any time of year. Murray Bridge in particular is the perfect place to base yourself in order to explore the beauty of the region. Those considering a break by the river this year should make sure to check out the fantastic, new and award-winning Bridgeport Hotel.

The town of Murray Bridge, located on the banks of the great Murray River, is proud to show off the recently refurbished Bridgeport Hotel. With an amazing 45 million dollars spent on its transformation, it is no wonder that it is now one of the best hotels in South Australia. The venue already boasted an idyllic location but now with the latest stylish renovations, this hotel can offer something for every occasion whether it be a wedding, a conference or just a romantic weekend getaway.

exterior shot of Bridgeport Hotel

What the Bridgeport Hotel offers

A room with a view

The Bridgeport Hotel boasts 100 contemporary rooms, giving it the largest capacity of any hotel within the region. The modern bedrooms are of a high-quality offering comfort and style plus great value. The Riverside Suite and City Suite rooms are wonderfully spacious and have balconies where you can simply relax with a drink and take in the views of the spectacular river.

Bridgeport Hotel rooms

Excellent leisure facilities

Guests are invited to make the most of the fully equipped gym and wonderful infinity pool, located on the first floor, which provide magical views of the Murray River. In fact, the views from here are enough to inspire even the most reluctant gym user. After a hard work out and refreshing dip in the luxury pool, then visit the Pool Bar and treat yourself to a beer or a refreshing glass of wine.

hotel rooftop pool

Dinner at the Rivergum Restaurant

As this really is the place to eat in Murray Bridge, you’ll need to book a table to enjoy what this lovely restaurant has to offer. It is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving diners an enticing selection of South Australian dishes made from the best local ingredients. The Rivergum Restaurant also boasts an extensive beverage list, incorporating the very best South Australian wine, beer, and spirits to compliment any meal.

For those who love to dine alfresco, ‘The Terrace’ Restaurant is also available alongside Rivergum.

Time for tea in ‘The Lounge’

For a real treat, book in for a ‘High Tea’ in the Lounge. Indulge in some tasty ribbon sandwiches, delicious cakes, mini tartlets and freshly baked scones while gazing out at the beautiful Murray River. For the ultimate experience, enjoy your High Tea with a glass of sparkling wine. Alternatively savour the barista style coffee or try one of the many cocktails on offer.

Bridgeport Hotel high tea

A place for sports lovers

Sports fans will love spending some time in the CODS bar with friends whilst catching up with the latest sporting action. Savour the bustling atmosphere and the vast array of drinks to choose from with a group of friends in Murray Bridge’s most modern and lively bar.

What to do in Murray Bridge

The Bridgeport Hotel in Murray Bridge is the perfect location to base yourself whilst discovering the Murraylands. Known as the family playground of South Australia, the region offers a plethora of activities on and around the river, from water sports to boat trips, great cycle trails, sensational walks and many more.

While you’re in the region, it’s also well worth your time driving to the historic town of Mannum where you can see the beautiful Mannum Waterfalls or take boat cruise along the Murray River. In fact, both of these towns are well located for visiting Victor Harbor or the Adelaide Hills where some wine tasting at the vineyards is a must. For more information regarding thing to do in Murray Bridge, check out our Ultimate Guide.

So, make your stay in Murray Bridge a trip to remember by choosing the fabulous Bridgeport Hotel as your first choice of accommodation. To book your room at the Bridgeport Hotel, click here.