The staff at this budget motel in Lithgow prides themselves on offering good, clean and comfortable accommodation at an affordable price. Located off the main highway, guests are assured of a peaceful night’s sleep.
There are 16 ground floor units available, including: budget single rooms (sleeping 1 person), double rooms (sleeping 2 people), family suites (sleeping 3 people) and family rooms (sleeping 4 people).
The Lithgow Valley Motel offers a number of facilities, including: Austar, direct dial telephones, electric blankets, heating, refrigerator, toaster, microwave, tea and coffee making facilities, and complimentary WiFi.
This accommodation in Lithgow offers room service breakfasts and dinners 7 days a week. If you don’t feel like preparing your own meal or going out to eat, you can rest assured that you will receive a delicious feast.
Regional produce to be found includes olive products, goat’s cheese, chocolates, fresh fruit, vegetables and more. The town offers wineries, wine and liquor stores, health food shops, convenience stores and confectionary shops.
The motel is attached to The Valley Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant, which is open for dinner Monday to Saturday. Sit at tables surrounding the grill where you can watch your own personal chef prepare your meal. Be entertained as they slice and flip your food, tossing it onto your plate or even into your mouth! Note that bookings are essential.
If you have decided that this accommodation in Lithgow is perfect for your needs, we encourage you to spend some time exploring the surrounding area, including: Bathurst, Katoomba, Ilford, Mount Tomah, Penrith, Meadow Flat, Blackheath, Portland and Ben Bullen.
Not quite sure how to amuse yourself during your stay at the Lithgow Valley Motel? The good news is that there are plenty of attractions in the surrounding area for you to enjoy. Learn more about them here.
Those interested in learning more about the natural wonders around Lithgow will find plenty to see and do. Visit the amazing Glow Worm Tunnel, which follows a disused railway line, to see these little guys in action. Jenolan Caves, known as the oldest in the world, is also worth a visit; they’re a short 45 minute drive. Hassans Wall Lookout offers a 180 degree view of the Blue Mountains, whilst Pearson’s Lookout offers 180 degree views of the Capertree Valley.
Those who are more interested in learning about the history of Lithgow will also find plenty to see and do. Simmo’s Museum is a literal treasure trove of historical railway artefacts and historical memorabilia in general. The State Mine Heritage Park offers guests an insight into working life in Australia’s coalmines; their newest attraction is a spectravision presentation. Bowenfels Gun Emplacements, from World War II, is the only inland emplacement of its type in NSW.
The area is well known for its delicious local produce and gorgeous vineyards, some of which you should definitely visit during your stay. The Jennai Goat Dairy is a family owned and run fromagerie that specialises in fresh and semi-hard style goat cheese. Free tastings are available. Casey’s Vineyard specialises in cool climate varieties of chardonnay, pinor noir and shiraz. Tastings are available at their popular cellar door on weekends or by appointment.
The region is also quite well known for its artists and there are a number of galleries to visit during your stay – you never know, you might find a piece to take home as a souvenir. Ersbank House regularly has exhibitions in their Courtyard Gallery and is also home to the largest collection of Lithgow Pottery in the country. Other nearby galleries include the Talisman Gallery, Sandra Laroche Longwood Studio and the Old Wallerawang Station Art Gallery.
If you love getting outside and spending hours or even days exploring the local forests and national parks, Lithgow has plenty to offer. We recommend the Bicentennial National Trail (a massive 5300km one way), Lawson’s Long Alley (11km return), Berghofer’s Pass (3km return), Blackman’s Crown (2km return), Deep Pass (5km return), Newnes Oil Shale Ruins (5km return), Eskbank Track (1km return) and Evans Crown (3km return).
Those who love motor racing enjoy making the pilgrimage to nearby Bathurst, which is known as the home of racing in Australia. Visit the National Motor Racing Museum to learn more about this popular sport and the various cars that have been used over the years. See the Victor’s Walk up close and personal, imagining you are the winner. Providing that you stay within the speed limit, you can also take your own car for a spin around the track!