The Best Hotels to Book in Mildura, Victoria

For a holiday with a difference, explore the Murray River on your own houseboat
For a holiday with a difference, explore the Murray River on your own houseboat | Courtesy of All Seasons Houseboats / Expedia
Nannette Holliday

Mildura sits on the border of New South Wales and Victoria, near to South Australia, and wouldn’t be here without the majestic Murray River on which it lies, the longest river in Australia. It’s a city replete with festivals, abundant food and wine, shimmering salt pans and bushland national parks. We’ve picked out the best hotels in Mildura – including some seriously sleek houseboats – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Quest Mildura, for big-city life

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Exterior of Quest Mildura
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Sitting on the banks of the mighty Murray River, these chic serviced apartments will impress you even more than the flowing waters. Choose from premier studios with mini kitchens and one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. In the heart of the city, you’re mere minutes from the lock, weir, Botanic Gardens and Arts Centre here, not to mention a brewery and a winery for whetting your whistle.

2. Comfort Inn Deakin Palms, for a budget-friendly stay

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Pool at Comfort Inn Deakin Palms
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Ideally positioned for easy access to all the local attractions, these modern, spacious motel-style suites are pleasing to both the mind and wallet. Stretch out by the turquoise pool, or sink into the luxurious bedding and look back on your wonderful day of sightseeing. Want more space? Choose the one-bedroom suite with a separate lounge and dining area and kitchenette. If you prefer to be waited on, the friendly team at the on-site restaurant and bar will serve you up delicious home-cooked meals.

3. Indulge Apartments, for modern design

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Lounge at Indulge Apartments
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Choose an Indulge property for sophisticated accommodation in town. These self-contained, serviced apartments and homes are in prime positions and riverside locations to give you the most indulgent Mildura experience. Each property is unique, spacious and homely – and some even come with luxurious spa baths. They’re close to transport, restaurants, shops and attractions to ensure your stay is relaxing and convenient, so jump on a free loaner bike and experience life at a slower pace.

4. Aquarius Apartments and Cabins, for a home from home

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Exterior of Aquarius Apartments and Cabins with palm trees
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You’ll feel so much at home in these luxuriously appointed apartments and cabins, you probably won’t want to leave. With fully self-contained of various sizes to suit you – including a two-bedroom villa – it’s easy to cocoon yourself in this relaxing environment. Added extras include a generous gym, good-times games room, sizzling barbecues, sizeable heated indoor pool and fun playground. All are minutes from the city centre, amid picturesque surroundings and across the road from a large shopping centre and a welcoming tavern.

5. Seven Pines Motor Inn, for boutique chic

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Exterior of Seven Pines Motor Inn
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Hugging the Murray River, this chic 12-room boutique inn has been extensively renovated and refurbished, and the quality bedding and in-room amenities will ensure your body and soul are pampered to perfection. Step out of the door and stretch your legs riverside, or venture around the corner to the thriving shopping and dining precinct – it’s all at your fingertips here. Missing your favourite sport? Complimentary Foxtel is available in your room.

6. Mildura Holiday Villas, for thoughtful amenities

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Pool at Mildura Holiday Villas
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Crisp, clean and modern, these superb holiday villas offer a slice of contemporary luxury. With a choice of a studio, one- or two-bedroom and family villas, each features spacious living areas and every mod con you could think of. All open onto a centrally enclosed courtyard with a big barbecue and entertainment hub. Let the smells of the manicured English garden and lawn area waft over you – or soothe your soul in the undercover outdoor heated pool. For the little ones, there’s an adjoining toddlers’ pool.

7. 112 Olive Apartments, for central convenience

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Lounge at 112 Olive Apartments
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Style, seclusion and sophistication – these apartments have it all, as well as a comfy couch, cosy beds, crisp linens, sensational showers and spacious living areas. These superior modern apartments cater for your every need, with quality appliances, luxury amenities and utensils that make staying here a real treat. Relax on the spacious patio or laze in the pool. Even the car gets a rest, as everything from shopping to an array of dining choices is a stone’s throw from your door, and the river is just a few steps further.

8. All Seasons Houseboats, for a floating good time

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Boat on the water at All Seasons Houseboats
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Discover the wonders of the Murray River on board your floating home, with 15 award-winning houseboats to choose from at All Seasons Houseboats. A pilot will take the boat in and out of Mildura Marina for you, while you get to captain the rest of your trip. Chill in the rooftop spas, cosy up in quality linens and keep food fresh and wine cold in the fridge. Have your esky restocked with ice throughout your holiday, to keep the day’s catch cool. Some boats even have wifi – if you must let the outside world in.

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