About Us

Centrally located, the Big River Motel provides clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation with all amenities. Situated in a quiet area beside the Echuca Hospital, Apex park, Echuca's Indoor heated 50 metre swimming pool, leisure and aquatic centre and only a 20 minute walk to the Port of Echuca and Paddle Steamers.

Being in the centre of Echuca, the Big River Motel is the perfect base for your visit to Echuca - Moama, whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, the Big River Motel offers you low tariff accommodation with the choice of either first class units or economy units at prices you can afford.

Your hosts Chris & Debbie look forward to welcoming you to Echuca - Moama and making your stay a happy one!

Property & Location

The Big River Motel has 15 comfortable rooms rated 3 stars by the Australian Automobile Association (AAA). All rooms have off road parking for your vehicles. There is visitor parking and the Big River Motel also features under cover out of sight lock up parking for motorbikes.

At the Big River Motel you will be close to all sights and attractions of Echuca – Moama. Park your car and put on your walking shoes. Opposite the motel is the Apex park which has plenty of equipment for the kids to play on and the park also features a large under cover BBQ area.

Over the road from the Big River Motel is the YMCA Complex where there is a 50m pool, sauna, spa, gym and fitness centre. Enjoy a game of golf at the YMCA 9 hole Golf Course just around the corner.

Behind the Big River Motel is Echuca’s Regional Health Centre (Echuca Hospital) and retirement villages.

Five minutes walk to the south of the Big River Motel in High street is Echuca's Bowls club and 10 minutes to the North of the Motel is Echuca's brand new cinemas where you can make a choice of the latest movies to see in comfort (see links page). And behind the cinema you are in the city centre, shopping for everyone!

The Big River Motel is only a 20 minute walk away from the Port of Echuca and paddlesteamers (see links page) where you can have a guided tour of the wharf, take a paddlesteamer cruise on the mighty Murray River, enjoy a horse and carriage ride around the port area, have your photo taken in period costume, or just watch the wood turners at work. One thing you must see while in the port area is Sharps Magic Movie House and Penny Arcade, it's Australia's only working antique penny arcade.

The Big River Motel is a proud member of the Budget Motel Chain where our motto is:

"Spend a night not a fortune!"

Phone & Fax

Phone : 03 5482 2522
Fax : 03 5480 2223
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