Motel on Alpine is located on Great Alpine Road in Myrtleford, a town in Northeast Victoria located 280 km northeast of Melbourne. Myrtleford is central to many towns in the Alpine region of North East Victoria: The townships of Bright, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Wangaratta, Mount Beauty, Stanley to name a few, are all less than a thirty-minute drive away. There are many other small villages in between with numerous wineries and other tourist attractions of interest for the whole family to experience.
Visitors can fly to Albury/Wodonga, hire a car and or bikes and travel to Myrtleford which is less than an hour drive. We can safely secure your bicycles.
The snowfields of Mt Buffalo and Falls Creek are a short drive away.
Victoria offers a choice of seven alpine resorts with options for skiing and snowboarding, toboggan and cross-country trails, snow tubing and family fun. Driving to Mount Hotham or Falls Creek will only take you about one and a half hours.
Motel on Alpine is adjacent to the famous Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail, cyclists can enjoy the breathtaking scenic beauty of the Alpine High Country, Ovens and King Valleys and Everton Hills.
We are centrally located and an easy driving distance from Albury-Wodonga and the Murray River, Wangaratta, Milawa, Bright, Mount Buffalo, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Corowa-Rutherglen, and the King Valley.
No need to worry about breakfast, we can deliver a continental or succulent hot breakfast to your unit each morning.
Do not hesitate to contact reception during office hours. Our staff is always happy to provide you with ideas of how to fill your day!
Myrtleford is steeped in history with the Post Office opening on 26th July 1850 as Myrtle Creek and was renamed Myrtleford in 1871. The main road through the town was originally called Buckland Road, today it is now known as the Great Alpine Road.
Myrtleford has a temperate climate with more rain in winter than in summer: a subtropical highland climate. Myrtleford has become an all-year-round destination with short drives to the snowfields in winter and biking and walking experiences all year round. Mount Buffalo provides a dramatic backdrop for stunning walks in and around Myrtleford.
Visitors and travelers can use Myrtleford as a base to experience some of the many amazing drives – Lake Buffalo, Gapsted Pass, Mount Stanley, Alpine Discovery Loop or get on your bike and ride the famous Mountain Rail Trail which runs through Myrtleford right out the front of Motel on Alpine.
The Mountain Rail Trail is 100km fully sealed cycle path along the old Wangaratta to Bright railway line. The trail suits all riders with a gentle gradient, offering beautiful vistas, wineries, farm gates and lovely villages of the Ovens Valley along the way. For a shorter ride in the heart of Myrtleford, take the Ovens River Loop, 56km running from Rotary Park which is directly opposite Motel on Alpine, following the Ovens River. Road cycling and Mountains biking is also very popular and further information can be found at sitmyrtleford.com.au.