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Bendigo Ernest Hotel is an immersive experience that combines historic grandeur with modern features. Boasting 10 individualised suites, each room is adorned with alluring Australian art and swept with contemporary aesthetics, luxurious bedding, and designer furnishings, combining to forge a memorable and bespoke stay.

Description

The Bendigo Ernest Hotel is housed in the oldest bank in Bendigo. Erected in 1864, the historic space belonged to the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney and retains its original features including its underground cellar and bank vault. The buildings walls hold tales of bygone wealth and woe, with a bullet hole on the ground floor said to hail from the gold rush days.

Instilled with artistry and enveloped with grandeur, the Bendigo Ernest Hotel serves as an idyllic space for your getaway of discovery, exploration and romance. The hotels fully-serviced suites deliver a sybaritic experience, creating an ideal home base to explore Bendigos many tourism offerings.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Heating
  • Linen Provided
  • Off Street Parking
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Television

Suite 1 - Robin Wallace-Crabbe

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Enter Nude With Black – the stunning artwork of prolific artist Robin Wallace-Crabbe taking pride of place in Suite 1. Since 1960, Wallace-Crabbe’s works have adorned many public collections at the Australian National Gallery, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Portrait Gallery, and many regional art galleries and universities – bearing testament to his profound contribution to the country’s cultural landscape. His work now adorns the walls of this suite, which is located on the hotel’s garden level and offers access fittings in the bathroom. Opening directly into the outdoor courtyard, it boasts a magnificent flagstone floor dating back to the 1860s, and is suitable for guests with accessibility requirements. Wallace-Crabbe’s works have never explored one set genre. Elements of abstraction and realism tend to find their way on the canvas, while diverse concepts are made manifest through his pastel drawings and sculptures. Accessible & Pet Friendly King Suite with kitchenette, Netflix, Wifi and off street parking for one vehicle. Own entrance. Ground floor - no steps. Accessible shower & seat, toilet with assistance bar.

Suite 10 - Patrick Henigan

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

For seekers of ultimate fondness, the Patrick Henigan Suite occupies the grandest of the second floor rooms, boasting views towards Pall Mall, View Street and the iconic Alexandra Fountain. Named after the British-born artist Patrick Henigan, the suite features three of his significant artworks as well as one piece by Stephen Langdon – immersing guests in an artistic fortress that serves to enrich one’s worldly escape. Suite 10 is furnished by RJ Living and The Feelter, and comprises all the essentials as well as a king bed laden with the finest linen, and a tranquilising spa bath beckoning guests to whisk the day away. Featuring a king sized bed, bathroom with separate shower and spa bath. Netflix. Wifi. Off street parking for one vehicle. Please note: this suite is located on the Third Floor – many steps (no lift). Select ground or mid levels suites 1 -5 instead.

Suite 2 - The Writer's Room

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

As the name implies, Suite 2 has been created for seekers of solitude and seclusion. Those who wish to take time to reflect and foster dreams to pursue following their stay. With its private staircase, The Writer’s Room comes with its own desk, and features the work of celebrated Queensland based artist Helene Grove. Grove’s once said that “Life is but a series of moments” and her piece “The match” offers a dynamic perspective in a snapshot of time. Suite 2 features a king sized bed, desk, bathroom with spa tub and integrated shower. Tea & coffee making facilities. Netflix, Wifi and off street parking for one vehicle. First Floor Suite (one flight of stairs).

Suite 3 - The Arts Project

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Showcasing a talent of artists from Arts Project Australia’s Northcote Studio, Suite 3 is dedicated to fostering the talents of artists with an intellectual disability but intense artistic fervour. The suite also features a stunning work by Deborah Williams from her celebrated existential observations of dogs series. This suite is located on the rear ground level and is perfect for those requiring minimal steps and travel distances. This suite offers king size bed, tea & coffee making facilities and the bathroom has a spa tub and integrated shower. Netflix, Wifi and off street parking for one vehicle.

Suite 4 - Heather B Swann

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Suite 4 showcases the magnetic work of Heather B Swann. Renowned for her large-scale, meticulously crafted and highly expressive sculptural forms, Swann has accrued a reputation as an artist of obscurity, darkness and blackness. With calming views across Rosalind Park towards Pall Mall and the historic Sandhurst Club and Trust Buildings, and featuring a humble private balcony, this suite provides a luxury-ridden solace for all who seek an intimate escape. Featuring a king size bed, spa tub and integrated shower, Netflix, Wifi and off street parking for one vehicle. Located on the Second Floor (two flights of stairs).

Suite 5 - James Meldrum

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

This suite celebrates the work of James Meldrum, with the statement piece White Ziggurat perfectly mirroring the beautiful form of Bendigo’s Great Stupa of Universal Compassion. The space is one of the hotel’s smaller, more intimate rooms. Featuring a private balcony overlooking the roofscape of the Victorian-era Sandhurst Trust building – it is a suite for retreat and restoration. Suite 5 features a private balcony, king size bed, spa tub and separate shower, Netflix, Wifi and off street parking for one vehicle. Located on the Second Floor (two flights of stairs).

Suite 6 - Grand Parkview

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

The hotel’s Grand Parkview Suite is brought to life with the exuberant art of Michael Georgetti and David Larwill, as well as the fine etched works of Robyn Rayner. Featuring a separate dining room and kitchenette, the suite has been refurbished with comfort in mind, and is accentuated by its sweeping views across Rosalind Park and the Victorian streetscape of Pall Mall. Suite 6 has been individually styled and features a king sized bed, bathroom with separate shower and spa bath. Netflix. Separate dining and kitchenette with views over Rosalind Park. Wifi. Off street parking for one vehicle. Please note: this suite is located on the Third Floor – many steps (no lift). Select ground or mid levels suites 1 -5 instead.

Suite 7 - Michael Georgetti

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

The bold colours and free flowing form of Michael Georgetti forges this suite’s wonderment. Making use of reclaimed window blinds, the innovative work draws the eye to the room’s majestic four-metre ceilings – exuding a joy-inducing energy throughout. The Georgetti Suite is furnished by RJ Living and Z creations. Suite 7 has been individually styled and features a king sized bed, bathroom with shower. Netflix. Views over Rosalind Park. Wifi. Off street parking for one vehicle. Please note: This Suite is located on the third floor – many steps (no lift). Select ground or mid levels suites 1 -5 instead.

Suite 8 - Pilven Triptych

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Neville Pilven’s contemporary landscape piece takes centre stage in this stirring yet calming space. Painted across three panels, the magnificent triptych makes use of bold colours to create a standout vintage masterpiece that impresses the entire suite. The Pilven Triptych Suite also features the work of Patrick Henigan and David Bromley, with furniture by RJ living and The Feelter of Melbourne. Suite 8 has been individually styled and features a king sized bed, bathroom with separate shower and spa bath. Netflix. Overlooks View Street. Wifi. Off street parking for one vehicle. Please note: this suite is located on the Third Floor – many steps (no lift). Select ground or mid levels suites 1 -5 instead.

Suite 9 - Richard Birmingham

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Featuring the ever-vibrant and distinctive works of contemporary artist Richard Birmingham, Suite 9 offers a panoramic vista of View Street punctuated by the landmark T&G Mutual Life Assurance building. The room’s adornings are perfectly complemented by equally striking furnishings and decor, with furniture design courtesy of Jardan of Melbourne and RJ living Melbourne Featuring a king sized bed, bathroom with separate shower and spa bath. Netflix. Overlooks View Street. Wifi. Off street parking for one vehicle. Please note: this suite is located on the Third Floor – many steps (no lift). Select ground or mid levels suites 1 -5 instead.

The Ultimate Bendigo Couples Stay-Over Suite 3

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

This package includes Hatted Restaurant, Masons of Bendigo Full Dining Experience - wine matching included, one night's stay at Bespoke Luxury Hotel, Bendigo Ernest Hotel (Room 3 or 4), a sweet treat awaits in your room compliments of Indulge Fine Belgian Chocolates and breakfast the following morning at one of Bendigo's favourite cafes - Hoo-gah. A full itinerary will be ready and waiting for you to explore Bendigo like a local and enjoy Bendigo during our favourite time of year.

The Ultimate Bendigo Couples Stay-Over Suite 4

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

Room Configuration: King
Max Guests: 2

This package includes Hatted Restaurant, Masons of Bendigo Full Dining Experience - wine matching included, one night's stay at Bespoke Luxury Hotel, Bendigo Ernest Hotel (Room 3 or 4), a sweet treat awaits in your room compliments of Indulge Fine Belgian Chocolates and breakfast the following morning at one of Bendigo's favourite cafes - Hoo-gah. A full itinerary will be ready and waiting for you to explore Bendigo like a local and enjoy Bendigo during our favourite time of year.

Unless otherwise stated the standard cancellation policy is 2 PM the day before your arrival (24 hours before arrival). If you cancel after the free cancellation period the first nights accommodation fee will be charged. All non-refundable bookings cannot be modified or cancelled.

10-12 View St, Bendigo Victoria 3550

Directions

Located right in the heart of the View St precinct, less than 100 metres from Alexandra Fountain.

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