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Bright Velo

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place for coffee and something to eat in the Bright area. We had the coconut rice with grilled banana and maple syrup - delicious! Others in our group were in equal raptures over their choices from the menu.

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Thank Anne H
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Place didn't live up to a Velo experience. Maybe it was just February when schools have gone back and before the Autumn. Didn't see anyone from management the entire two nights I was there. Cafe didn't open so no coffee that the place seems to pride itself on, or food. A group arrived and seemed quite bewildered that they had...

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Thank henrytcanberra
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I visited Bright Velo for two nights on a bike tour with my five-year old daughter. We stayed in unit 4 and had a terrific time. This isn't a hotel for someone looking for luxury or frills. But it is very comfortable with reasonable pricing. The cafe is excellent and the owners were helpful and accommodation throughout.

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We only stayed for a night and were very comfortable in unit 4. Comfy beds, everything we needed in kitchen/living are and air con was welcome on a hot afternoon/evening! Thank you Susan and Wayne for great communication regarding checking in (a text with all the details as we arrived late).

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Thank Jeanenekke
Melbourne
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stayed here for the 3rd time passing through for work with my bike in the car. It's not really catering for business visits, so it is unfair to judge it that way. As a cyclist, the bed was very comfy, tv was good, coffee was very good, bathroom was a bit small and very dated, but it didn't bother me....

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Thank Mark R
australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed in Room 24 for 2 nights in this hotel recently, on our way to Melbourne. The room and bathroom were quite small, with somewhat dated decor, but clean. The very comfortable bed ensured a good night's sleep. Given its very central town location, it was very quiet. Lovely cafe downstairs. All in all, great for a short stay...

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Thank homegal
Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Bathroom has not been cleaned from the previous guests. We were even left their half used soap. Mould in the shower and on the bathroom ceiling. Cobwebs and dust throughout the room, carpets were filthy and had not been vacuumed. Fire alarm had been removed and not replaced.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We arrived quite late on a public holiday looking forward to a coffee after a 6 day hike in the wilderness. The cafe had already closed but our lovely host offered to make us one anyway as the machine still had to be cleaned. Great coffee.

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Thank Helenfellows
Lara, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The Bright Velo is a great place to stay while taking time out. I was pleased with the service and the accommodation was really good value for money. Clean, well presented rooms with really good A/C as it was hot in Bright when I was there. The cafe has a simple but effective menu and the coffee is very good....

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Thank Owen C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

He's a former cyclist, not a hotelier, and it shows. The rooms are incredibly basic and not the same as the online photos where I booked. The entryway to the room is covered in cobwebs, the light didn't work, the kitchen is not stocked with what you need to self cater (no sharp knife), cheap venetian blinds have corners broken...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Run by cyclists for cyclists, Bright Velo is your base camp for the Victorian Alps. We're not five star accommodation but you can have a five star experience with us. You'll find a warm welcome with lots of like-minded people who love cycling and the outdoor life. Whether you are with the peloton or riding solo, be sure to check out Cafe Velo - Padre coffee and plentiful food for hungry cyclists. Like our guests, we value clean air for all and there is no smoking permitted anywhere on our property. Guests who smoke on our property will sadly not be able to rebook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bright Velo

Address: 2 Ireland St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia (Formerly Bright Oriental Hotel)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Bright
Price Range: €67 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bright Velo 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 4 very spacious and well equipped kitchenette. Comfortable basic and clean. 2 bedrooms with own wash basins an added bonus.”
 of 5 bubbles Helenfellows, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Whatever you do, don't book the two bedroom suite”
  • Note the stylish strip light on the wall. Burnt out and acting like a strobe light.
  • There was no other shelf space in the bathroom and the right hand tap was firmly locked
  • The sliding door to the bathroom that kept sticking tight - - where was the maintenance?
  • Note the black neon tube end - semi-burnt out, it flickered all night like a strobe
  • To get past the cupboard and the bed, one had to twist sideways with ones feet
 of 5 bubbles retiredtravelwriter, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The apartment is a winner with room to move around in.”
 of 5 bubbles svenlobster, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms look out onto the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles Mal1757, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor and both rooms were perfectly adequate and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles cyclistswife, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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