Events, functions, bistro, sports bar and indoor pool
The All Seasons Hotel offers four-star hotel accommodation in Bendigo. Rooms include standard or pool-side suites, family rooms, executive self-contained apartments, and deluxe spa rooms with private balcony or courtyard. Special package deals are available.
Accommodation facilities at the All Seasons Hotel include twenty-four-hour room service, a gymnasium, indoor pool, spa and sauna, laundry and dry-cleaning service, wireless internet, and garden area.
There is also a bistro with cocktail lounge, sports bar, large indoor pool complex, and a number of areas for weddings, functions and events.
The All Seasons Hotel is regularly used for weddings, conferences, trade shows, special celebrations, meetings, presentations, and training days. It provides a spacious venue to hold that special event and keep all your guests together over the weekend. All Seasons has a number of stylish rooms that can be set up according to your needs by their experienced staff. A function and conference kit and a calendar of upcoming events can be found on the website.
Seasons Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Bistro caters for small to large groups of people. Meals start from $10; children's meals are cheaper. There is also a playroom for children adjoining the Bistro.
Should you wish to venture into town, then a five-minute drive along McIvor Road from the All Seasons Hotel will take you into the central business district of Bendigo for shopping, arts and culture, festivals, and major sporting events.
If you're looking for a weekend away with something to do, it is worth keeping in mind some of the major annual events that draw people to Bendigo. It is wise to book your accommodation well in advance as major events often coincide with smaller events on the same weekends.
Bendigo National Swap Meet, held annually in November, is for the vintage car enthusiast who is seeking anything and everything. A huge car-part swap meet held at the Prince of Wales Showgrounds in Bendigo.
Bendigo Easter Festival, a long weekend full of events that pay homage to Bendigo's Chinese heritage. The Festival culminates with the parade on Easter Monday, which concludes with the majestic Sun Loong, longest Imperial Dragon in the world, weaving his way through people-lined streets. Sun Loong rests at the Golden Dragon Museum in Bendigo for the remainder of the year.
Bendigo International Madison, held on the Labour Day weekend in March, is an annual cycling event that draws Australian and international cyclists and cycling enthusiasts to the Tom Flood Sports Centre in Bendigo. Cycling Victoria has a calendar that lists cycling events held in Bendigo during the year.
The Australia Sheep and Wool Show is held annually in July at the Prince of Wales Showgrounds in Bendigo. A weekend national event that focuses on all facets of Australian wool and other natural fibres. The Show offers plenty to interest the whole family.
The inaugural event of the Bendigo Writers Festival was held in August 2012 at the Capital in Bendigo and will continue as an annual event.
Bendigo Wealth Heritage Uncorked (October), the World's Longest Lunch - Bendigo (March), and Strategem Wine Festival (Easter Sunday) are weekend events that focus on food and wine produced in and around Bendigo.