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Motel Accommodation Axedale - Bendigo - Heathcote

River Gardens bed and breakfast is an affordable alternative to staying at a hotel or motel in Bendigo or Heathcote.

  • Accommodation is provided in the form of a fully self contined unit You'll enjoy a private entrance, private ensuite full kitchen with oven, hotplates and microwave, lounge /meals area and a cooked or continental breakfast included in the cost of the room.

Best value:

Our nightly accommodation tariff is comparable with the closest motels in both Bendigo and Heathcote. In fact, when you take into account that breakfast is included in our tariff, we are even better value.

Please note that there is no actual motel in Axedale.

Close to everything:

Axedale is situated only a 20 minute drive from Bendigo and Heathcote. A 25 minute drive from Elmore and a 30 minute drive from Castlemaine.

Built new in 2015, our home with both motel and self contained unit accommodation offers country privacy and comfort only minutes from major central Victorian towns.

Motel Room

Motel room includes ensuite. Breakfast is included in the tariff.

River Gardens Axedale offers more than a motel.

  • Privacy: Only two rooms available.
  • Business: Free wireless (NBN).
  • Leisure: Explore our 133 acre riverside property. Gather the eggs and feed the animals. Try your luck at a spot of fishing or spend some time kayaking the river. Do a wine tasting trip around the wineries of Axedale, Heathcote and Elmore. Visit the Central Deborah Gold Mine in Bendigo.

We are happy to provide lunch or dinner by prior arrangement. This means you don't have to leave the property if you don't want to.

River Gardens is only a 5 minute drive from the Axedale Tavern and Coffee House.

Axedale Motel

There is no motel in Axedale. River Gardens bed and breakfast is the next best thing.

Never stayed at a B&B before?

Styled on a basic motel room, you won't know the difference once you have closed yourself in for the night. Our nightly tariffs are comparable with the closest motels in both Bendigo and Heathcote.

  • Private luxury room
  • Private ensuite
  • Towels, body wash, shampoo provided
  • TV, DVD and huge DVD collection available for your enjoyment
  • Fridge, tea and coffee facilities, complementary soft drinks and snacks provided in your room
  • Cooked or continental breakfast included at no additional charge


We do not cater for children under 12 years. Pets are not allowed.

To book your stay at River Gardens Axedale Bed and Breakfast phone: 0425716369

About Us

River Gardens Axedale is a family owned and operated sheep and cropping farm on the banks of the Campaspe river in central Victoria. Luxury B&B accommodation is available on the property.

Accommodation was purpose built and opened in 2015 as a Bendigo and Heathcote B&B Farm Stay. River Gardens Axedale is just minutes from local wineries, cellar doors and vineyards.

Rose Gardens were opened to the public in April, 2019. Gardens are open most weekends from late October to early May. Gardens are closed in February due to heat.

Your new hosts are husband and wife Mark McGann and Wendy Johnson.

Bed and Breakfast

Book our luxury bed and breakfast unit on the banks of the Campaspe river. Spend the night from as little as $180 which includes free NBN WiFi.

River Gardens Bed and Breakfast is situated just minutes from the wineries and cellar doors of Axedale, Eppalock, Mandurang, Elmore, Toolleen, Mount Camel, Bendigo and Heathcote.

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River Gardens Axedale
91 Brownes Lane
Axedale Victoria 3551
Phone: 0425716369
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