Jacomb’s Cottage Walhalla is a charming old style cottage in the historic gold-mining town of Walhalla, Gippsland, only 2.5 hours east of Melbourne in the foothills of the Victorian Alps. The cottage replicates one of the outbuildings of the former Jacomb’s Criterion Hotel which was originally built in 1867, during the height of gold-mining in the town. The original Criterion Hotel was delicensed in 1913 at the end of the gold-era and demolished soon after. Jacomb’s Cottage (150 Main St) is situated on the main road 400m from the Rotunda, on the right hand side of the road after the Star Hotel. In years gone by, travelling via horse and cart to Walhalla was a long journey. These days by car, a comfortable two and a half hours drive will take you to Walhalla through the most beautiful Victorian countryside. You will love the journey, but once you reach your destination you will love Walhalla even more! Directions: From Melbourne: Take the Monash Freeway (M1) which then becomes the Princes Highway and exit at Moe and follow the Walhalla signs via Erica and Rawson. From Traralgon: Turn at the set of traffic lights on the Princes Highway in Traralgon at McDonald (Grey Street). Follow the Route No. 91 signs ‘Walhalla and Mountain Rivers Trail which lead you to Walhalla.