Accommodation in Bendigo

Budget Accommodation on Campus:

There are some limited options for budget accommodation (shared facilities, self-catering) on the La Trobe Bendigo campus. These will be available on a first-in best-dressed basis. 

The cost will be: $58.50 per person per night (includes bedding but no meals).

To access on-campus accommodation, please fill in the ‘short-stay’ accommodation form and request Bendigo campus for the ASSLH Conference on the dates you require:

The accommodation is most likely to be in Orde House, which you can find out more about here:

There are 24 beds available, with a shared kitchen, shared bathrooms and living areas. 

NOTE: This option is entirely self-catered (there is a supermarket about 15 minutes walk away).

Accommodation in Bendigo City:

The Brougham Arms is one of the closest places to stay to the university campus (2.5km). It would be a walk of approximately 30 minutes or a short drive:  It does have good pub food on site.

If you would like to stay in Bendigo city centre and use public transport to access the university campus, these motels are on the Bus 63 route and are a short walk to the La Trobe Art Institute:

If you are planning on using your car:

All Seasons Resort Hotel is not on a direct bus route to La Trobe University- however if you are travelling by car this will only be a 5 minute drive to campus/the city centre. 

Quest Bendigo Central and Quality Hotel Lakeside are also not on direct bus routes but also only a 10 minute drive to La Trobe University or 5 minute drive to La Trobe Art Institute.

For information on the full range of Bendigo accommodation options, please contact the friendly staff at the Bendigo Tourist Information Centre by clicking on the image below or by using the free call number 1800 813 153, or via email at

As well as accommodation, the Tourist Information Centre staff can advise on transport options, and local attractions in case you’d like to stay a little longer!

Public Transport:

Bus 63 route


Parking is available for La Trobe Art Institute at the Queen Elizabeth Oval (behind the Bendigo Art Gallery) for a small fee. 

Parking is available at La Trobe University campus for a small daily fee.