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Bright Velo

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there for a night and nothing to complain about. Decent accommodation for the moderate price. Did not get a chance to use the cafe however the accommodation was very comfortable. Thanks guys.

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Thank Arun K
Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great self contained apartment, very clean and quiet. Perfect for travelling with four teenagers, accommodation aplenty! Thank you for being the perfect hosts and ensuring our quick stay was easy and hassle free.

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1 Thank Julie L
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been staying here several times over three years now. Friendly hosts, lovely fresh breakfast food and extensive menu to choose from in the cafe. Rooms are clean and warm the heritage rooms have nice charm. Right in Bright, quiet away from the through traffic and there are lots of places within 102 minutes walk for dinner.

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1 Thank Milnevet
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and four friends stayed at Bright Velo for the weekend in the self-contained apartment over winter. We regularly visit Bright and this was the first time we stayed at Bright Velo. It was perfectly located on one of the main roads with walking access to everything (pub/brewery :) Accommodation epitomized everything we love about Bright: Relaxed, friendly atmosphere and... More 

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1 Thank funkydan32
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu was surprisingly varied and reasonably priced. We went during winter, when it was down to just the main bar open but we had a lovely meal and chatted to friendly locals. They had dishes such as charcuterie plate, goat curry, vegetarian enchilada, roast of the day and pizzas. Great choices.

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1 Thank Gail F
melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great value place especially for Cyclists, whether you are a road Cyclist or a Mountain Bike they place has all the maps and knowledge to help you. But don't let that scare you off as they are open to everyone not just Cyclists. A great tough was we went for a mountain bike Sunday morning after we checked out and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Shabby chic, friendly hotel. The guys that run this place really do make you feel welcome. Sitting in the cafe and just observing, makes you realise how well loved they are in the community. The cafe is full of cycling memorabilia. The food on offer is yummy, home cooked and authentic. My room may have looked a bit dated but... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

The pub close by does amazing pizzas! The room was nothing special but suited us. It was a ground floor room. Mould in the shower but the water was nice and hot. The place is catered for overnight cyclists I assume. In and out. Definitely needs some money spent on it.

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Thank Vicki K
Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Room small-claustrophobic. Very basic-not even a table in the room. Very expensive for what is supplied Would not recommend unless you want a backpackers experience Extremely dissappointed-even the Cafe -Restaurant closes early

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1 Thank traveltraveler49
Cowra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Great location, close to all Bright's eating, drinking and shopping spots. Friendly staff, even when busy. Clean, light-filled room was quiet and while small had enough space for everything. Great coffee, breakfast and lunches from the cafe which has a great cycling / mountain decor and atmosphere!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Run by cyclists for cyclists, Bright Velo is your base camp for the Victorian Alps. We're not five star accommodation but you can have a five star experience with us. You'll find a warm welcome with lots of like-minded people who love cycling and the outdoor life. Whether you are with the peloton or riding solo, be sure to check out Cafe Velo - Padre coffee and plentiful food for hungry cyclists. Like our guests, we value clean air for all and there is no smoking permitted anywhere on our property. Guests who smoke on our property will sadly not be able to rebook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bright Velo

Address: 2 Ireland St., Bright, Victoria, Australia (Formerly Bright Oriental Hotel)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Bright
Price Range: $65 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bright Velo 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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