About Us

We are the Slattery’s & Thurgood’s, your hosts when staying at the Julie-Anna motel in Bendigo.

We took over on April 1st 2016, but we are no fools, we’ve got over 70 years combined hospitality experience.

We’re a passionate bunch who love to make your stay a memorable one for all the right reasons. We love a good chat, to tell our story and hear yours.

For the best deal, we recommend giving us and or our fabulous team a call or click the BOOK NOW button above.

The Julie-Anna Inn is perfectly located just a short drive from Bendigo’s thriving central business district. The property is located opposite the picturesque Lake Weeroona with amazing views from the restaurant and conference room.

The property has 33 stylish recently renovated rooms all with courtyard access and views of the outdoor pool. Boasting some of Bendigo’s largest motel rooms at 38sqm, all guests can enjoy parking at their door, rooms that open out to our courtyard and swimming pool area, complimentary Wi-Fi and all the mod-cons!

Hotel Facilities

Facilities include:

  • All rooms ground floor with spacious reserved car parking at your door
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • SMART TV’s in all rooms, so you can Netflix & Chill (your own account is required)
  • Restaurant open 7 days for breakfast (Monday is continental buffet only) Room service only during C-19 pandemic restrictions
  • Restaurant open Monday – Thursday evenings for dinner (excluding public holidays and closed for 3 weeks over Christmas) Refer to dining page for operational changes during the Covid-19 pandemic.** CURRENTLY CLOSED**
  • Outdoor swimming pool (seasonal)
  • Mini-bars in all rooms – These have been removed during Covid, selected items are available from Reception during office hours.
  • Guest laundry, machines are complimentary, washing powder is available at a cost.
  • Dry-cleaning facilities available (at cost)
  • Access Room, with roll in shower, rails and shower chair available.
  • Event/conference facilities
  • Close to CBD, just 1.4km to the Alexandra Fountain in the heart of the city
  • 6km to Bendigo Airport, less than 10 minute drive (Qantas fly to and from Sydney daily) * Under travel restrictions due to Covid-19 these flights have been cancelled for the time being.

Nearby recreation and leisure activities:

  • Bendigo Tennis Centre – 100m
  • Lake Weeroona – 50m
  • Jogging / cycling tracks
  • Bendigo Art gallery
  • Cinema, including Gold Class
  • Wineries …
  • Golf courses …
  • Epsom Huntly Recreation Reserve
  • The Bendigo Stadium
  • Bendigo Woollen Mills
  • Bendigo Tramways depot
  • Bendigo Pottery
  • Golden Dragon Chinese Museum
  • Joss House
  • Central Deborah Gold Mine
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral
  •  The Great Stupa
  • Shopping precinct with specialty stores