Bathurst is a thriving regional center that has something for everyone. Located on the banks of the Macquarie River, it is rich in tradition and gold rush roots Australia‘s ancestral birthplace to motor vehicles and has ample natural scenery from the local river to the nearby woodland. Bathurst offers a wide range of accommodation options, which include boutique estates, hotels and motels, bed and breakfasts, farm stays, and everything else in between.
Backpackers can’t go wrong with the natural beauty of Bathurst. Mount Werong campground is a perfect base from which to discover the rugged and beautiful Blue Mountains in the south. It is also a popular tourist destination for history lovers and families. Explore a rugged terrain rich in tall trees, animals, and Aboriginal as well as European heritage. Glendora campground feels a million miles away from it all. There is accommodation to fit everyone, with a few specific areas to pick from, including a separate field designated for families only, as well as caravan and motorhome locations. There are outstanding picnic facilities under the pavilions and plenty of shelters just in case the weather changes from sunny to rainy.
For those seeking more traditional accommodations, Bathurst has many quality hotels, motels, and apartments to choose from. Quality Hotel Bathurst is the newest hotel in Choice Hotels, the world’s largest hotel chain. The hotel offers 50 quality rooms and suites with complimentary high-speed wireless internet capability. Rydges Mount Panorama is the perfect place to unwind, with such an unparalleled position on the iconic Mount Panorama race circuit. All guest rooms offer spectacular views over Mount Panorama, Wahluu. There are 131 guest rooms with an option of basic or deluxe, as well as two and three-bedroom apartments with balconies fully furnished.
Built in 1870 to house the first Anglican Bishop, Bishops Court Estate is a two-story Victorian manor house that has been beautifully restored to its former glory. It is now an award-winning Luxury Hotel, overlooking Bathurst’s historic area. Bishops Court Estate offers stunning luxurious accommodation. It has six gorgeously decorated guest rooms and a beautiful private chapel designed for special occasions.
The lodging and breakfast at the Bathurst Explorers Motel present outstanding value. The rooms are spotless, and the beds are comfortable. The lovely dining room and fountain courtyard serve the popular Explorers Breakfast.
It also offers cooked breakfasts. They can also deliver breakfast to the room. Just 600 meters from the Post Office and 300 meters from the RSL Club and fitness center, the Bathurst Heritage Motor Inn is conveniently located. The luxurious motor inn at Bathurst offers 30 luxurious ground/first-floor rooms featuring queen beds with spa baths, and family, twin, and handicapped units. Continental breakfast is free to all patrons.
Set next to the Macquarie River bordering Bicentennial River Park, Littomore Bathurst offers 23 luxurious self-contained studios, one, two, and three-bedroom apartment complexes, and 37 hotel rooms. Lattimore is Bathurst’s most comfortable, value apartment-style lodging for short, extended, and group stays. Established in 1850, Tannin Apartment offers stylish lodging close to the business district of Bathurst.
Enjoy the blend of a beautifully restored cathedral ceiling heritage kitchen/living area with the contrast of a modern bathroom, laundry, and spacious bedroom with French doors opening onto a private courtyard and a totally separate large carport. The apartment will fit two visitors with the option of configuring the bed as a double king or two singles king.
Enjoy the peaceful Grove Creek and experience nature, without giving up the comforts of your home. You can relax in the cabins all day but there’s so much more to see. Go on foot and join an Abercrombie Caves tour to discover the underground natural wonders. You’ll be stunned at the amazing rock formations. You can spend a couple of hours exploring the historic mining site along the walking track to Mount Gray. Continue your walk to the majestic Grove Creek Falls for a rejuvenating swim and panoramic views of the waterfall.