Located off the Princes Highway, this budget motel in Bega places guests within walking distance of the District Hospital and the Illawarra Institute of TAFE. It’s also about 1km south of the local Post Office.
The Princes Motel has been awarded a 3 star rating, making it the ideal place for a holiday, weekend getaway, business trip or even just a short one night stopover. Your hosts, Tony and Jane, will meet all your needs.
There are 28 comfortable ground floor units available, including: standard double, deluxe queen and family rooms (sleeping a maximum of 5 people). Rest assured that, when you book into the Princes Motel, you will enjoy the best value accommodation in Bega.
All rooms feature: flat screen televisions, clock radios, ensuite bathrooms, electric blankets, reverse cycle air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, free Wi-Fi, and phones. Deluxe rooms also feature satellite television and microwaves.
Visit the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre and access the numerous wineries and eateries of the Sapphire Coast to experience and enjoy good old fashioned hospitality.
When staying at this motel in Bega, we hope that you will also take the time to explore the surrounding area. Some of the nearby towns include: Brogo, Tathra, Merimbula, Bemboka, Numbugga, Quaama, and Kameruka.
Once you’ve made the decision to stay at the Princes Motel, it’s time to start planning how you’ll spend your stay. The good news is that there is a wide variety of attractions and activities found throughout the Bega area.
As Bega is known for the delicious and world famous cheese, you cannot visit the region without visiting the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre! There is plenty of other tasty local produce for you to sink your teeth into, including: olives from Towamba Station, nuts (hazelnuts, macadamias and pecans) from Imlay Nuts, angus beef from Pollacks Flat Black Angus, chillies from Disaster Bay Chillies, and native citrus from Sandy Creek Olives & Finger Limes.
Those who prefer to get outside and explore our natural surrounds will not be disappointed. There are a number of national parks in the area, including: Biamanga National Park, Mimosa Rocks National Park, Bournda National Park, and Wadbilliga National Park (which is home to the popular Brogo Dam). A number of activities can be found throughout the parks, notably bushwalking, mountain biking and fishing (to name a few).
If you would prefer to learn a little more about the region itself, you’ll find that there are plenty of art and cultural attractions to enjoy. The Bega Valley Regional Gallery showcases a dynamic contemporary exhibit program. The Spiral Gallery is an artist run space that promotes both established and emerging artists. The Pioneer Museum is located inside what was once Bega’s first hotel. And the Family Museum brings the region’s past to life.
When staying in Bega, there are plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s wildlife. Check out the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, Merimbula Aquarium (with 27 tanks and an Oceanarium), On the Perch (where you can walk among birds from around the country), and Potoroo Palace (which is filled with animals that are native to the area, such as: Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Long-Nosed Potoroos and Swamp Wallabies).
The region is actually home to a number of events and festivals throughout the year, so ensure that you check them out if you happen to be in town at the right time. A local produce market is held every second Friday, but there are plenty of other markets held on weekends in the area. Other events include: Eat Merimbula, Merimbula Jazz Festival, Eden Whale Festival, Merimbula Surf Classic, Bega Show, and Bega Show Jumping Cup.
Even though Bega is certainly an inland town, the beach isn’t actually too far away. If you’re looking to relax on the pristine sand, take a dip in the ocean or even to pull the surfboard out, you should head to nearby Tathra, Mimosa Rocks National Park or Merimbula. Some of the more popular beaches in the area include: Merimbula Main Beach, Tathra Beach, Gillards Beach, Moon Bay, Nelsons Beach, and Middle Beach.