Where to Stay in Murray Bridge
4th November 2022
A relaxing rural getaway awaits you in Murray Bridge this year. Ideally located just an hour’s drive from Adelaide, Murray Bridge is perfect for an SA Weekend Escape. Sat upon the mighty the South Australian town is a great base for exploring the Murraylands region. In this article, we help you understand where to stay in Murray Bridge for the best possible getaway!
What to do in Murray Bridge
The popular tourist town of Murray Bridge offers a heap of activities and attractions. Spend an afternoon relaxing on the banks of the river or take a leisurely paddle boat and cruise to experience the Murray River in all its glory. Keep a look out for the local wildlife and see how many bird species you can spot high up in the river gums.
For more riverside activities, take a trip to Sturt Reserve for a fun-filled day out where you can enjoy a variety of water activities, from wakeboarding to rowing to water skiing. It is the perfect place to embrace the great outdoors and wind down from city life.
The charming town of Murray Bridge also has a rich history, and you can find out all about it by taking a self-guided heritage trail tour. The walk will take you all around the town, passing some of the oldest buildings and helping you discover their unique stories along the way. For a deeper look into the town’s history pay a visit to the Captains Cottage Museum where you can step back in time and unveil historic photographs, engines, boats, and toys from the early 1900s.
For more information on things to do in Murray Bridge, check out our ultimate guide here.
Where to Stay in Murray Bridge
As there is so much to see and do in Murray Bridge, it is important to have the perfect base to ensure you have easy access to all this charming riverside town has to offer. If you are unsure where to stay in Murray Bridge, we know just the place. The newly renovated Bridgeport Hotel is an award-winning hotel and offers top-quality accommodation in Murray Bridge. Keep reading to discover why this is the place to be!
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The Bridgeport Hotel
The Bridgeport Hotel underwent a $45 million restoration and has raised the bar for hotels not only in Murray Bridge but throughout South Australia. Its central location makes it perfect for your trip. Proudly perched overlooking the famous Murray River, it provides guests with a real river escape feeling. With the town centre just a stroll away, the Bridgeport Hotel also provides easy access to local attractions and restaurants. So, if you are venturing further into the Riverland region, the Bridgeport Hotel offers a luxurious base to return to, with its great facilities and comfortable rooms awaiting you each evening. When it comes to where to stay in Murray Bridge, it doesn’t get better than this!
The six-story building has been fitted out with excellent facilities and 100 stylish guest rooms. There are a variety of rooms available including Riverside and City Suites with some offering balconies for extra outdoor space and incredible views. The rooms come equipped with everything you need for an enjoyable stay including comfortable king beds, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, and in-room services.
Facilities, restaurants and bars
Facilities at the Bridgeport Hotel include a fully equipped gym and infinity pool with its own pool bar. The pool bar is a first for Murray Bridge, offering incredible views of the Murray River which you can enjoy with an ice-cold beer or glass of fizz.
When it comes to food and drink in the hotel, you will be spoilt for choice. Dining options include the Rivergum Restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which offers an enticing South Australian-inspired menu featuring the best local ingredients. The Terrace area offers alfresco dining with stunning views over the river.
For a lighter snack or relaxing drink head to the Lounge Bar. Here, you can indulge in an afternoon treat with the hotel’s signature 3-tier High Tea. Cods Bar is the hotel’s sports bar, showing live sports on a range of big screens with TAB facilities and a variety of drinks specials, and happy hours.
The Bridgeport Hotel will make your stay in Murray Bridge a trip to remember, adding a touch of luxury to your trip with its high-quality facilities, well-appointed rooms and delicious eateries.
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