Hotels in Blue Mountains, Australia

Hotels in Blue Mountains, Australia
Just 40 miles north of Sydney are the foothills of the Blue Mountains, the sandstone tableland that rises over 12,000 feet. This area is traversed by valleys, waterfalls, and caves. The name comes from the blue-grey mist expelled by the eucalyptus forrest. Blue Mountains National Park has a lot to offer hikers, walkers and spelunkers. Once you've sufficiently explored the area, choose from numerous hotels in the area for some much-needed rest and relaxation.
 

3 Sisters Motel

The 3 Sisters Motel is in the heart of Katoomba, considered to be the capital city of the Blue Mountains. Each of the 20 rooms has a mini bar, cable television, and air conditioning. There is also a restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine. The motel is only a short walk from the viewing platform for the 3 Sisters rock formation.

3 Sisters Motel
348 Katoomba Street
Katoomba, New South Wales 2780
Australia
011 (+61) 02 4782 2911
threesistersmotel.com.au/

 
 

Blue Mountains Manor House

For travelers interested in the history of the area, the Manor House is a good choice. Built in 1876, this heritage home offers a look at the past. Choose from king or queen rooms with private baths, or a self-contained apartment. Some of the rooms have open verandas that look out on the peaceful gardens. Mount Victoria Village is the western most point in the Blue Mountains, and is a designated Urban Heritage village, with many authentic 19th century buildings.

Blue Mountains Manor House
Montgomery Street
Mount Victoria New South Wales 2786
Australia
011 (+61) 02 4787 1369
bluemountainsmanorhouse.com.au/Default.asp

Tails of Blackheath

The village of Blackheath lies between the rim of the Grose Valley and the Shipley Plateau, making Blackheath a haven for hikers of all skill levels. The Tails of Blackheath was built in 1888, and has been restored with modern amenities and a bit of luxury. There are seven rooms, some with bay windows. Each room has a private bath, with a digital television, luxury linens and toiletries, and mini-fridges. There is a spacious guest lounge with games, a library and a fireplace. The guesthouse is a short walk to the railway station and the town center.

Tails of Blackheath
209 Great Western Highway
Blackheath New South Wales 2785
Australia
011 (+61) 02 4787 8568
tails.net.au/index.htm

 

Article Written By Susan Brockett

Susan Brockett worked in the computer industry as a technical writer for nearly 20 years at companies including Motorola and Dell Computer Systems. In addition, her articles have appeared in Society of Technical Communications publications. Brockett has a master's degree in English composition and communications from Kansas State University.