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Best Bairnsdale Family Hotels

Bairnsdale International
4 out of 5
355 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
AU$141
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (912 reviews)

"We liked our room, it was away from main road and was quiet (thanks a lot to the gentleman at the front desk who arranged it). The room was spacious, you can make yourself tea/coffee. There is a restaurant on-site (we didn’t try as it was a public holiday), convenient free on-site parking. We would ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Bairnsdale International
 Colonial Motor Inn Bairnsdale
3.5 out of 5
335 Main St, Bairnsdale, VIC
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AU$125
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
4.6/5Exceptional! (138 reviews)

"Ours was an overnight stay, but we visit Bairnsdale two or three times a year. Having stayed in other local motels, we will come here again. Although our room was facing the main street, the soundproofing was good. Very little traffic noise noticeable. Inside was clean and comfortable. Space for ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2020

Colonial Motor Inn Bairnsdale
Bairnsdale Tanjil Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
384-386 Main St, Bairnsdale, VIC
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AU$109
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.3/5Excellent! (246 reviews)

"The room was comfortable. The manager was very understanding when we changed our stay, because of the fires"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2020

Bairnsdale Tanjil Motor Inn
Bairnsdale Bed and Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
6 Park Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
AU$140
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
4.6/5Wonderful! (53 reviews)

"All good!, breakfast, excellent, plenty of reading material, beautiful garden."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb. 2020

Bairnsdale Bed and Breakfast
Bairnsdale Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
598 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
AU$120
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
3.6/5Good! (133 reviews)

"Staff were very accomodating. Room was clean & tidy. Positive experience."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2019

Bairnsdale Motor Inn
 NRMA Bairnsdale Riverside Holiday Park
3.5 out of 5
2 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
AU$75
per night
3 May - 4 May
4.3/5Excellent! (105 reviews)

"The hosts are lovely people who are making wonderful improvements, they are working to adjust the description of the accomodation as our unit had to use the shared facilities, but this was not clear in the description. We would certainly go back."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2019

NRMA Bairnsdale Riverside Holiday Park
Mitchell on Main Motel & Apartments
3.5 out of 5
295 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
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AU$135
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.4/5Excellent! (313 reviews)

"Handy to shops ..dinner next door kfc..easy to find coming into town"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2020

Mitchell on Main Motel & Apartments
Travellers Rest Motel
2.5 out of 5
49 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
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AU$95
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
3.9/5Good! (107 reviews)

"Pleasant place to stay but the parking was awkward as there were some big vehicles"…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov. 2019

Travellers Rest Motel
Mitchell River Tavern
3.5 out of 5
59 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
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4.3/5Excellent! (142 reviews)

"It was great, what more needs to be said?I've been asked to give a comment not write a novel"…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec. 2019

Mitchell River Tavern
Bairnsdale Town Central Motel
3.5 out of 5
164 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
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AU$85
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
4.3/5Excellent! (189 reviews)

"Its centrality to town was excellent. Staff friendliness was excellent was well. Accommodation was more than adequate and it was nice and quiet."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2020

Bairnsdale Town Central Motel
Bairnsdale Kansas City Motel
3 out of 5
310 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$90
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
4.2/5Very Good! (323 reviews)

"Great position, all good. Would definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2019

Bairnsdale Kansas City Motel
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Where should we stay in Bairnsdale?

The welcoming destination of Bairnsdale is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The island setting, kayaking spots and parks are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Bairnsdale offers 11 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're choosing where you want to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Bairnsdale Town Central Motel – Offers free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star motel.

Bairnsdale Tanjil Motor Inn – Features an outdoor pool, free parking and laundry facilities. This 3.5-star motel is popular with guests for its helpful staff.

Travellers Rest Motel – Offers free parking, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 2.5-star motel.

Mitchell River Tavern – Features a children's pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star motel popular with guests.

When should we visit Bairnsdale?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to plan when to grab the children and head to Bairnsdale.

  • Hottest months: February, January, December and March, with an average temperature of 25°C
  • Coldest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 4°C
  • Driest months: February, July, January and August, with an average rainfall of 38.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, November, December and May, with an average rainfall of 50.50 inches

What should we see and do in Bairnsdale?

While you and your family are visiting Bairnsdale, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre, Bairnsdale Historical Museum and Nicholson St. Gallery. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Robb Street Gallery and Paynesville Maritime Museum.

Bairnsdale is also well-known for its:
  • Riverfront
  • Gardens
  • Kayaking
  • Parks

Getting around Bairnsdale

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Bairnsdale Station. Bairnsdale might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Bairnsdale like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Bairnsdale is a good choice if you’ve been considering a getaway with your children. The island setting, kayaking spots and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families.
What's the best hotel for families in Bairnsdale?
Bairnsdale International is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other choices for your family trip include Bairnsdale Motor Inn and Bairnsdale Kansas City Motel.
What's the weather like in Bairnsdale?
The hottest months are usually February and January, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Bairnsdale is 548.90 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Bairnsdale?
While you are holidaying in Bairnsdale, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre and Nicholson St. Gallery. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Bairnsdale Historical Museum and St Mary’s Catholic Church.
What's the best way for us to get around Bairnsdale?
To see more of the larger area, take a train from Bairnsdale Station. Bairnsdale might not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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