Bridgeport Hotel a year on!

Bridgeport first birthday

The Bridgeport Hotel in Murray Bridge marks its first birthday of their doors opening on June 8th 2021 after a $45 MILLION redevelopment.

The whirlwind year for Bridgeport has hosted around 8,564 accommodation guests, served over 94,370 quality meals, poured over 172,890 schooners of tap beer and all this around several lockdowns.
Despite the tribulations it has faced in it’s first year, Bridgeport Hotel has proudly received the “Overall Hotel of the Year – Regional” at the 2022 AHA|National Awards for Excellences plus the “Best Overall Hotel SA” and “Redeveloped Hotel – Country SA” at the AHA|SA 2021 awards.

Bridgeport Hotel celebrated its first birthday by saying thank you to the Murray Bridge community on Friday 24th of June 2022 with an acoustic solo music in their lounge.
The Bridgeport Hotel gave away two prizes of an overnight stay for two in their Riverside Balcony Suite with breakfast included. Drawn on the Friday 24th June 2022 2 locals were drawn out of the many entries!

The General Manager of The Bridgeport, Ian Muller praises the owners for their vision of the Bridgeport.
“It is such an incredible achievement to have a hotel of this calibre in the beautiful Murraylands. It is testament to the courage and commitment of the owners to bring this vision to life for travellers from all over to enjoy. The team and I are honoured to be a part of this amazing venture and look forward to the exciting years ahead.”

The owners of EDP Hotels, Graham Hobbs and Ian Tregoning believe “Murray Bridge has been long overdue for high quality accommodation which will act as a springboard for local tourism. The Bend, Monarto Zoo, golf, horse racing and all forms of River activities will all benefit enormously from the Bridgeport Hotel redevelopment. Tourism in S.A. will have a new focal point in the Murray Bridge region helping all local businesses to flourish.”

The modern contemporary six storey hotel building is the largest, most luxurious hotel in the Murraylands.
The centre piece for the hotel is it’s 100 high quality, accommodation rooms which draws guests from all around the world as the place to stay in the Murraylands.
The Hotel also features a sports bar, lounge bar, gaming lounge, bottle shop, alfresco terrace bar, Rivergum Restaurant, 4 private function rooms hosting up to 300 cocktail guests plus a infinity pool and bar which overlooks the inspirational views of the Murray River.

EDP Hotels (formerly Eureka Hotel Group) is a proudly South Australian owned and operated business.
Established in 1993, EDP Hotels operates 17 licensed venues, including 10 retail liquor outlets plus 2 accommodation apartment complexes across South Australia.

EDP Hotels has a long history of hotel redevelopment with the latest being the V Hotel (Old Port Wakefield Road, Virginia SA) completed in August 2018 which won Best Redeveloped Hotel – Metropolitan (2019 – AHA SA) and Sporties Tavern (150 Warnertown Rd, Solomontown SA) completed in October 2017 which has won awards for Best Redeveloped Hotel – Country (2018 – AHA SA) and Best Bar Presentation & Service – Regional (2018 – AHA SA & National).