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Vue Apartments Geelong
4.5 out of 5
6 Bellerine St, Geelong, VIC
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The price is AU$164 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,166 reviews)

"Good value at a great location with friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2020

Vue Apartments Geelong
Devlin Apartments
3.5 out of 5
312 Moorabool St, Geelong, VIC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (388 reviews)

"I absolutely enjoyed my stay at the Devlin Apartments. The staff were extremely polite and helpful. The Executive Spa room was amazing. There was an incredible spa bath in the room, a very comfy king sized bed and great amenities. Had a beautiful view and was located in such a good part of Geelong. ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr. 2020

Devlin Apartments
The Waterfront Apartments, Geelong
4.5 out of 5
2-4 Yarra Street, Geelong, VIC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (220 reviews)

"Much nicer than a hotel with plenty of room for 2 people. The kitchen was small but all you need for a short stay"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

The Waterfront Apartments, Geelong
Quest Geelong
4 out of 5
16-18 The Esplanade South, Geelong, VIC
The price is AU$237 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (60 reviews)

"Clean, Tidy, staff were fantastic and very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Quest Geelong
Quality Hotel Bayside Geelong
4 out of 5
13-15 The Esplanade, Geelong, VIC
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
Comfortable and good value stay

"Comfortable and good value stay 10-15 mins from town, easy to find. Restaurant was closed. So only breakfast available. More an upscale motel- but good value."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2020

Quality Hotel Bayside Geelong
Admiralty Inn
2.5 out of 5
66 Mckillop Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is AU$119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (633 reviews)

"Very clean, friendly staff, walking distance to shops"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Admiralty Inn
Novotel Geelong
4 out of 5
10-14 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, VIC
The price is AU$189 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Hotel was nice with friendly staff. Bed was horrible one side had a lean that felt like I’d roll out and room was only superficially clean. Very dusty on things and grubby floor in areas that may be harder to reach. Overall though was ok."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Novotel Geelong
Best Western Geelong Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
30 Keera Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is AU$150 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (945 reviews)

"I would be very likely to have a weekend escape here again. The room was specious and clean. Luggage was carried to our first floor room. The pool and spa temperature was divine, so we spent considerable time poolside. The hotel was a short drive to great eateries too."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Best Western Geelong Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
Belmercer Motel
4 out of 5
12-14 Mercer Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is AU$115 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (837 reviews)

"I had a short stay for work and the Belmercer was spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed. Continental breakfast delivered through a hatch was a highlight. Many thanks."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Belmercer Motel
Bay City(Geelong) Motel
4 out of 5
231-235 Malop Street, Geelong, VIC
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4/5Very Good! (467 reviews)

"Good space in the both the room and bathroom and the bed was comfortable. Definitely recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Bay City(Geelong) Motel
Nireeda Apartments Geelong
3.5 out of 5
1-3 Clare Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is AU$113 per night
3.8/5Good! (346 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and extremely helpful, it was within walking distance of everything we wanted to do , the rooms were large and very comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Nireeda Apartments Geelong
Eastern Sands City Centre
3.5 out of 5
1 Bellerine Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is AU$155 per night
3.8/5Good! (918 reviews)

"Was peaceful and relaxing love the city and all of Geelong"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Eastern Sands City Centre
Rydges Geelong
4 out of 5
Cnr Gheringhap & Myers St, Geelong, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$149 per night
3.7/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Location central and staff exceptionally helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Rydges Geelong
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There are many things to love about Geelong. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Geelong is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Geelong.

Historic accommodation in Geelong will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Geelong to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Geelong historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Geelong accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Geelong?
A visit to the historical places in Geelong is probably first on your travel itinerary. And while you’re here, you can visit the major shopping area and popular beaches. During your stay in this walkable area, you can also relish a trip to the cafes.
What's the best hotel in Geelong to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Little River Bed & Breakfast is a top 4-star B&B for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. A couple of other options near historic sites include Devlin Apartments and Bay City(Geelong) Motel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Geelong?
In Geelong, you’ll find 98 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 31 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Geelong?
Geelong is notable for landmarks like Old Geelong Gaol, The Heights Heritage House and Garden and Lara Heritage and Historical Museum. Cultural venues include Geelong Performing Arts Center, Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre and National Wool Museum. Additionally, you’ll find Adventure Park Geelong in the area.
What is a historic hotel like in Geelong?
Guests who choose historic hotels have an opportunity to stay in a place officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Geelong usually retain original characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the building and architecture itself. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Geelong have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Tourists who book a stay can expect the usual amenities from a contemporary hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Geelong doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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