Bright hotels and hostels
Bright Backpackers Outdoor Inn
This basic but laid-back, friendly park at the foot of Mystic Mountain is popular with paragliders. Cabins are basic but cheap.
Elm Lodge Motel
This slightly quirky set of burgundy and pine units has rooms for all budgets, from a shoebox cheapie to spacious two-bedroom self-contained apartments with polished floorboards, and spa rooms.
Bright Caravan Park
Straddling pretty Morses Creek, this lovely park is five minutes’ walk to the shops.
Designed and built by the young architect–interior designer owners, these contemporary, ecofriendly studios feature light, breezy spaces and fabulous outdoor decks with a telescope for star-gazing.
Mine Manager's House
Dating from 1892 and now sumptuously restored to the smallest detail, this traditional B&B offers couples a complete experience. Enjoy warm hospitality, beautiful rooms and a delightful English garden.
Coach House Inn
This very central place has simple but good-value rooms and self-contained motel-style units sleeping from two to six people.
Bright Hikers Backpackers
Right in the centre of town, this, clean, well-set-up hostel has a cosy lounge, a great old-style verandah and bike hire ($20 per day).