Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast

Address: 40 Forest St, Bendigo, Victoria 3550

Phone: 03 5443 9456  |  Mobile: 0418 528 069  |  Fax: 03 5443 9456  


Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast is a stately Victorian mansion, circa 1876, set on half an acre of gardens in the heart of historic Bendigo.

Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast has a rich and colourful history. Built for eminent surgeon and scientist Paul Howard MacGillivray as a private home and surgery, the largest private residence in Bendigo at that time, Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast later spent 64 years as the Anglican Churches Bishops Palace.

As a guest you will enjoy an atmosphere of comfort, spaciousness and tranquillity. You may choose to relax in the shade of the oak tree, sit back in a sumptuous lounge in front of an open fire with a book selected from the extensive library, or even play a game of croquet in the lower garden.

Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast offers guests large queen size bedrooms with open-fires, lounge chairs, dining suite, air-conditioning, wide-screen high definition television, CD, DVD, and views over the garden and surrounding area.

Each bedroom has a beautifully appointed bathroom with claw-foot bath and shower. There is a large guest lounge with open-fire, billiard room with tea and coffee making facilities, mini-fridge, games, puzzles, pin-ball, television, video and DVD player, stereo, extensive library and satisfying cooked breakfast of your choice.

Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast is an easy walk to Bendigo's arts and sports precincts, antiques, restaurants and cafes, parklands and tourist attractions.

Bishopscourt also features a self contained apartment within the cleverly converted stables. This is a luxurious contemporary apartment with all the features required to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

Content: Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast

Accommodation pricing information (GST included)

Balfour Room

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Rate includes breakfast. Fold-up bed available for extra person, at an additonal fee.


Frew Room - Family Suite

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Includes breakfast. Rate is for Single or Double. Extra adults $70. Extra children $50.


Self Contained Mews Apartment

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Rate includes breakfast.


Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Balfour Room

Beautiful and spacious room with queen size four-poster bed, air-conditioning, open fire, 32 inch television, CD and DVD player, an iPod dock and more. The ensuite has a claw-foot bath.1

Frew Room - Family Suite

Large queen size room with air conditioning, 32 inch television, DVD player and iPod dock. Adjoining room with queen size and single beds and a television with DVD player. Private Bathroom with large claw-foot bath and shower down the hallway.1

Self Contained Mews Apartment

Fully self contained contemporary apartment within 135 year old stables. Queen size bed and an ensuite with a bath. Wide-screen high definition television, surround sound, balcony with garden views. Stainless steel kitchen. Longer term bookings available at cheaper rates.1

Payment methods accepted

American Express  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Local directions

From Melbourne: continue along the main highway toward the centre of Bendigo, take the second left turn after Sacred Heart Cathedral into Forest Street. From Echuca: take the first right turn after the Alexandra fountain into Forest Street. Bishopscourt Bed and Breakfast is on the corner of Forest and Rowan Streets.


  • Communal refrigerator
  • Games/recreation room
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • TV/lounge Area

Reception opening hours

Early check-in is sometimes available by prior arrangement.

Check in:  2:00pm

Check out:  11:00am

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