Located on the pristine waters of Geographe Bay and known as the capital of the Margaret River Wine Region is the Western Australian town, Busselton. It was named for the Bussel family, who originally founded the town in 1832.
It is an incredibly popular destination amongst travelers of all shapes and sizes, both local and international – in fact, it has been voted the state’s top tourist destination three times (1995, 1996 and 2005)!
The most popular attraction for anyone choosing budget motels in Busselton is the local jetty, which actually holds the title of being the longest wooden pier in the southern hemisphere (it stretches an amazing 2km out to sea). It’s a stunning walk, but if you don’t think your legs can make the trip a 50-seat train also departs every hour, on the hour daily.
Most tourists choose cheap accommodation in Busselton to take advantage of the gorgeous beaches. The local beach is actually the longest continuous stretch of sand on the bay at 30 pristine kilometres. The calm waters are popular amongst families and offer plenty of opportunities for swimming, fishing and other water sports. If you prefer, lay back on the sand with a hat and a good book.
If you are looking for motel accommodation in Busselton, you will be spoilt for choice! The town isn’t known for boasting the most beds in the region for nothing, so relish in the comfortable and modern motels on offer.
Whether you’ve chosen hotels in Busselton for business or pleasure, you can rest assured that you will be within close proximity of all the delights that the region has to offer (from the beach and restaurants to attractions and shopping).
ARRA Hotels prides themselves on offering affordable motel accommodation in Busselton that is both comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. We can help groups, families, couples and individuals find the best night’s stay.
Busselton is a 2 hour drive from Perth – simply take the Kwinawa Highway out of the city and follow the signs. If you prefer a more scenic route, it is also possible to travel inland (note that this will add half an hour to your trip).
If you would prefer to arrive at your hotel in Busselton via plane, you can now fly into the regional airport from either Perth or Albany. Flights depart Perth on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and depart Albany on Fridays and Sundays.
A number of coach and train services also operate to and from (as well as around) the area, ensuring that you have plenty of public transport options when staying at budget motels in Busselton. TransWA only run train services as far as Bunbury, but coach services are available the rest of the way.
By choosing a hotel in Busselton, you can ensure that you are right in the middle of all the action! There is plenty to see and do in the area for tourists of all ages, so make sure you make a list to avoid forgetting something!
There are plenty of family friendly activities to keep even the fussiest of children entertained, including: A Maze’n Margaret River, Yallingup Maze, Adventure & Family Fun Park, Aquatastic/Climbtastic (seasonal), Country Life Farm, Trippo Water Slide (seasonal), and the Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park.
Partake of the delicious local produce at Anniebrook Wine & Flower Emporium, Candy Cow, the Bootleg Brewery, Eagle Bay Olives, Gabriel Chocolate, Wulura Farms, Stormflower Vineyard, and so many other locations.
Those who love exploring the great outdoors will find plenty to do on the doorstep of cheap accommodation in Busselton! Visit the Waljin Aboriginal Gardens, Ambergate Nature Reserve & Walk Trail, Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and the many caves in the area (from Ngili Cave to Mammoth Cave).
History buffs will enjoy touring the ArtGeo Cultural Complex, Ballaarat Train, Busselton Museum (in the Heritage Butter Factory), Old Courthouse, St Mary’s Church, heritage listed Wonnerup House, and the Ellensbrook Heritage Site.
Whilst most hotels in Busselton will provide some cooking facilities, if yours doesn’t or you would prefer to eat out, you will have plenty of option. There are many delicious eateries, wineries and providores in the area – take your pick!