Econo Lodge Hacienda Motel Geelong
15 Mt. Pleasant Road
Geelong, VI 3216
Phone: (61) 3 52435844
Fax: (61) 3 52419613
Need to feel good about yourself? Get into Mystical Affair, where visitors can heal their broken hearts, feel accepted, and get over depressing thoughts and nightmares. Services such as tarot reading and meditation classes are on offer, and you can peruse through merchandise like dream-catchers, incense sticks, crystal lamps, and jewelry.
The Werribee Plaza is an old establishment that has become a part of the local community life over the years. The plaza has shopping options for clothes, accessories, home-ware, movie theater, among other things. There are a some fresh food retailers where you can shop for your everyday cooking needs or for a party that you are hosting. The plaza also offers a number of services for daily use. Check the plaza website for more details.
ATC IT Supplies is an IT specialist supplying leading technology from Hewlett Packard, Acco Australia, BASF, Verbatim, Digital, Sony, Epson, Avery, Pelikan and many other top names. Their philosophy is that information technology is not as complex as some would have you believe and they are happy to prove it to both business and individual clients, in person, over the telephone or via e-mail. They always have lots of special offers to watch out for and a large range of computer accessories, toner cartridges, storage media and much more.
Step into a fascinating world of model ships, nautical lamps, barometers, clocks, telescopes and compasses; in fact anything you could ever imagine in the range of maritime gift ware. Nautical World boasts of the most extensive range of nautical prints in Australia, reproductions of ancient and model vessels and quality souvenirs of historic Williamstown. It is best to leave young children outside this crowded store. Signs warn that children who touch the delicate models will be flogged, while those left alone in the shop will be kept and sold as slaves!
With Fresh Express, be sure to get the best of fruits and vegetables at your doorstep. They get their products from the city's main market and make sure that you get the freshest and the best. If you believe in healthy eating then this place is surely not going to disappoint you, as their main motto is to give their customers 100 percent customer satisfaction. Call on their toll free number +1 800 42 4420 for more details.
Back to Basics is a particularly nice and large example of one of the many environmentally and user-friendly New Age stores which are now scattered throughout Melbourne. Beautiful scents from the handmade candles, soaps, potions and lotions waft throughout the store. Quality, tuned crystal and metal wind chimes tinkle in the wind. Hundreds of wizard, fairy and the like figurines and ornament boxes grace the shelves. An entire room is allocated to self-help and heath books and relation music. And, of course, there is a nice selection of crystals and semi-precious stone jewelry.
More than just another New Age store, this shop is also the outlet of Markus Butler Design fine costume jewelery. It has a fantastic range of unusual semi-precious gemstones and crystal jewelery, with stones sourced from around the world and a very knowledgeable and helpful store owner. Particularly interesting is the laser-enhanced cat's eye stone jewelery. Custom-made items are available. Women's and children's clothing also available.
This small but comprehensive bookshop has a wealth of quality books and information for locals and tourists alike. Maps and guide books for Melbourne are located at the front counter where the friendly staff is always happy to steer the lost visitor in the right direction. Seagulls Bookshop also has a limited range of CDs, music, books and other products from the national broadcaster. There is also a good selection of children books, current literature, science and science fiction.
Wine superstores can be tough competition for the little guys. However, the Grape and Grain has etched a permanent place in the Melbourne liquor scene, with over four decades of retail experience behind the store and a collection of fine wines and imported beers that puts the others to shame. All wines are lovingly stored in their underground cellar to ensure the utmost integrity before the sale. Not only is the liquor treated like liquid gold, the store is lovingly maintained and appointed by the owners; a celebration of Melbourne's history.
Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate, if this sugary-sweet substance is what is closest to your heart, then you cannot go past Black Rock Chocolates. This outlet is nothing more than a local pusher, but the range is exemplary, so much so you tend to hang around and enjoy a chocolate or two. Black Rock Chocolates stocks famous names, such as Lindt, Newmans, Chocolatier, Guylian and Baci. Look out for the collection of teapots in the front window.
This offers an exciting range of products for cycling fans. It stocks specialized selections of mountain bikes, so do not come here looking for the average school bike. A large range of skates and snowboards and their relevant accessories are also available. The in-store workshop offers three months free service on bikes and a lifetime guarantee on the frame. There is also a good choice of designer clothing, skater T-shirts, trousers and Crumpler bags.
Vincent Vegetarian Food is an Asian grocery store specializing in simulated meat products made from yam, gluten and soya beans. There are vegetarian sesame ‘chicken' balls, vegetarian ‘scallops' and ‘bacon' bits. In addition to the so-called ‘meat' products, you will find beverages like coconut soya drink, iced green tea and sour plum juice. Staples such as noodles, tapioca and rice flours, sit amongst the more unusual; fermented bean curd and dried fungus.