Walhalla's Star Hotel is a 4 star awards winning boutique hotel in the heart of the Walhalla Historic Township.
The perfect mountain retreat that combines the unique feel of the gold-era with a natural bush environment,
Walhalla's Star Hotel is a 12 room boutique hotel which combines stylish surroundings with a peaceful environment in beautiful Walhalla in the heart of Gippsland. Walhalla is hidden in a deep valley of the Victorian Alps and was one of Victoria's richest gold mining towns a century ago. Over 75 tons of gold was removed from the village, however in 1914 the gold ran out and Walhalla was virtually abandoned. Today, Walhalla has less than 20 residents but it is a popular tourist destination with lots to see and do. Being just over 2 hours drive from central Melbourne, Walhalla is a magnet for people wishing to experience a bygone era. Many of the town's historic buildings remain and the steep sided valley provides a dramatic backdrop to the cute cottages, meandering stream and exotic trees.
Walhalla Historic Township has a range of activities to enjoy - ride the Walhalla Goldfields Railway, venture deep underground on a tour of the Long Tunnel Extended Goldmine, explore the town on a self-guided town walk, hike up to Walhallas famous hill-yop cricket ground, see the forgotten suburbs of Walhalla on a 4WD tour, discover the hardships of the 19th century at Walhalla;s bizarre mountain side cemetery. Nearby explore the Baw Baw National Park and, in winter, ski at either Mt St Gwinear or Mt Baw Baw. Alternatively, your stay at Walhalla's Star Hotel can simply be about relaxing, unwinding and enjoying the unique atmosphere that is Walhalla and the Star Hotel.
Walhalla's Star Hotel was built in 1999 as a replica of the original gold-era Star Hotel, which was was destroyed by fire in 1951. It is a reconstruction of the façades of the original gold-era Star Hotel, Stevenson Sharebrokers Office, IOOF Hall & Collins Livery Stable. On the outside it looks like the original, however walk inside to find a modern luxury hotel offering stylish, well appointed accommodation. Offering a choice of King, Twin and Deluxe Hotel Rooms, all are non smoking, featuring air-conditioning and heating, comfortable beds, private ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet and hairdryer, radio, alarm clock, WIFI ( fee apllies), CD player, desk, ironing facilities and either veranda or garden access.
Walhalla's Star hotel is a haven from television and mobile telephones...if you're craving either of these items, Walhalla is not the place for you. It's all about getting away from the modern world and having some time to yourself.
Unwind with a book or CD from the library in the hotel guest lounge and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. Walhalla's Star Hotel offers a stylish a la carte restaurant. Further guest facilities and services include FREE wireless internet in public areas of the hotel, FREE on site car parking, a bar/ lounge, tea/coffee making facilities in the lounge, slow combustion fires, daily newspapers, landscaped garden, terrace, non-smoking accommodation, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, tour desk, conference/meeting facilities and FREE cot hire.
Please note that this hotel is not suitable for children.
Walhalla's Star Hotel is the perfect place to experience all the Walhalla Historic Township has to offer and provides a great mountain escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.