Guest information


Thank you for choosing to stay at the Big River Golf & Country Club,

We are a proudly community owned organization incorporating the Berri Hotel, Big River Golf  & Country Club and the Tavern

The Berri Hotel Group is administered and managed by a Board of Directors elected by members from the local community for the benefit of the local community.

Developing a community asset means developing something of which the locals can be proud. Our profits go back into the local community through the sponsorship of local events, clubs and charities. In the last 10 years this support has totaled over 1 million dollars.

This guest information is designed to assist you with useful information and services to help ensure your visit is a memorable one.

The motel team is on hand to assist with any matter and will be pleased to offer advice as to your itinerary here in the Riverland. Please contact reception in person or by dialing ‘9’ or (08) 8582 2688 on your device for assistance.

We value your patronage and we trust your stay with us will be a most enjoyable one. We would greatly appreciate any feedback you may have to ensure the motel continues to facilitate the best possible experience for our guests.

We look forward to welcoming you again on your return to the Riverland.

Warm regards,

Peter Jesser
General Manager





For any requirements throughout your stay, please dial 9 from your room phone  or (08) 8582 2688 on your device

Reception hours are  7.00am until 10.00pm daily.



Please enjoy a two complimentary bottles of water in your mini-bar. Additional beverages can be purchased via the Big River Golf and Country Club bar/reception desk.



Accounts are issued on arrival and are due for payment immediately. Reservations made through third party online booking sites are processed on the day of arrival. Surcharges may apply for credit card payments (see Credit Cards)



Your room is individually equipped with reverse cycle air conditioning. If the air conditioner is not operating correctly, firstly check that the correct mode has been selected. There is a mode button on the control unit (or remote control) which can change the unit from heating to cooling. For any further instructions, please contact reception.



There is an ATM located within the Tavern.



Bank SA                             32 Wilson Street, Berri                 (08) 8582 4307
Commonwealth Bank     23 Vaughan Terrace, Berri           (08) 8582 0433
Rabobank                          1/5 Riverview Drive, Berri            (08) 8580 1900



Barbecues for guest use are located under each gazebo outside rooms 1-9, 17-23 and 24-30. There is a Butcher and Coles Supermarket located within the Berri Central Plaza complex where guests can purchase meat packs. Please tidy the grounds after use. A portable barbecue is available upon request from reception by prior arrange.



Blankets are located in your wardrobe. For an extra blanket, please contact reception on 9 or phone (08) 8582 2688



Breakfast is served between 7am to 10am daily in the Tavern restaurant featuring a al-a-carte breakfast menu.



Photocopying, faxing and printing services are available at reception (additional charges apply).



Should it be necessary to cancel or amend your reservation, please contact reception.



Please enjoy 24-hour access to our guest carpark. Each room has an allocated carpark directly outside the motel block.



Check-in time is 2.00pm.

Check-out time is 10.00am. If you wish to extend beyond this time, please contact reception (additional charges may apply).



We accept most major credit cards:

VISA/MasterCard – no surcharge
AMEX – 1.3% surcharge
Diners Club – 1.3% surcharge



The Tavern (our dining area) is a short stroll from across the lit path through the golf course. Our full menu and opening hours can be found here



Berri Dry Cleaners
6 William Street, Berri
(08) 8582 2629



Your safety is our utmost concern.

In the event of an emergency evacuation, proceed to the nearest emergency assembly area (evacuation information is on the rear of the front door).

Please advise reception of an emergency but always dial 000 for emergencies immediately if required.



Our facilities are complimentary for all guests staying with us including the use of the barbecue facilities. Guests are invited to relax by the seasonal outdoor swimming pool (closed from May to September), perfect for those warm summer days.



The private gaming room is located at the Tavern. We have a selection of the latest games available, accessible during the designated opening hours from 8.00am daily. Adults only, persons under 18 not allowed.



The Berri Golf Course is widely acclaimed for its beautifully presented grass greens and fairways lined with native trees and flowering shrubs.

Green fees:

Discounted green fees apply for in-house guests
9 Holes $20.00 per person
18 Holes $30.00 per person

9 Hole cart hire $20.00
18 Hole cart hire $35.00

Please contact the Reception by dialing 9 or on (08) 8582 3425 to arrange tee off times, green fees, electric cart hire and club rental.



A hairdryer is located in the bottom cupboard of your bathroom vanity. 



Rooms are serviced daily between the hours of 9am-1pm, if you require any additional amenities after these times, please dial 9.



An iron and ironing board are located in the wardrobe of your room.



A public laundry is located on Ahern Street, Berri.



This service is available to all guests at no charge. Please contact reception to make arrangements.



Should any appliances, fittings or services require attention, please contact reception and we will address the issue as soon as possible.



Assistance animals are permitted onto the property and accommodation areas; no other pets are allowed without prior permission from management. Additional cleaning fees do apply.



Spare pillows are located in your wardrobe.



Australia Post
1 Kay Avenue, Berri
13 13 18



Dial 9 to place an order for a taxi or dial direct to Berri Taxi Service 131 008. Although the taxi service is usually very reliable we recommend you book your taxi in advance.



Room to Room – dial the room number required as a three-digit number starting with either 2 or 20 depending on the room number. I.e. Rooms 1-9 dial 20 before the room number required or for rooms 10-30 dial 2 before the room number required.

Telephones cannot dial external numbers, only 000 in case of a emergency.



Berri Visitor Information Centre is located on Riverview Drive, directly across from the Berri Hotel.
Contact the Centre on (08) 8582 5511.

For things to see in do Berri – view the Ultimate Guide to Berri 



Complimentary wireless internet is available to all guests. Contact to wi-fi via “BIGRIVER_GUEST”  with password BerriRiver19



All rooms are fitted with security devices. We recommend that you ensure that you have locked your door and placed the latch over before retiring for the night. For additional safety, we recommend that you also lock your vehicle and that no valuables are left within sight.



All rooms are designated Non-Smoking. Smoking will only be allowed outside the building. Smoking within our motel rooms is considered to be malicious damage. If a room is found to have been used for smoking by the guests or invitees of the guests a minimum charge of $200.00 will be charged to the guests account or credit card supplied at check-in to compensate for:



All rooms are fitted with smoke detectors which are monitored from a central fire panel. Should you accidentally trigger your smoke detector please contact reception straight away. Triggering a smoke detector will also trigger adjoining rooms in your section of the motel. Attempting to disconnect or tamper with detectors will also trigger them.



For any requirements throughout your stay, please dial 9 from your room phone – or (08) 8582 2688 on your device

Reception hours are  7.00am until 10.00pm daily.