Located within walking distance of the train station, local high school and Memorial Hospital, this budget motel in Gloucester is perfect for a couple, family or even a group of friends.
59 Philip offers 3 comfortable bedrooms – the main bedroom offers a queen bed and ensuite (with toilet, vanity and shower), the second bedroom offers a queen bed and the third bedroom offers a double bed. There is also a second bathroom with a shower and bath.
This accommodation in Gloucester also offers a fully self-contained kitchen with new appliances (including a dishwasher and microwave). The open plan living area offers a flat screen television. There is also a laundry available for guest use (including a washing machine and dryer).
Outside, there is an outdoor setting and BBQ – great for enjoying an easy meal when the weather is warm.
When staying at 59 Philip, we encourage you to also exploring the surrounding area – Bretti, Baxters Ridge, Krambach. Nabiac, Stroud, Dungong, Barrington Tops, Moonan Flat, Taree, Coolongolook, Wards River and more.
If you have decided to stay at 59 Philip for an upcoming break, you’re probably interested in the many attractions that the Gloucester area has to offer. No matter your age or interests, there is sure to be something for you!
Many people come to the Gloucester area because of the more adventurous pursuits that it boasts. Whether you’re experienced or a beginner, try your hand at abseiling – The Steps is 10 metres high whilst BuccanBuccans is 22 metres high. There is also the purpose-built The Steps Mountain Bike Park where you can take your bike for a spin. If you don’t mind getting a little wet, you could also try canoeing or kayaking or even white water rafting.
There can be no denying that the Gloucester area has some beautiful natural surrounds, which offers you plenty of opportunity to get outside and breathe in the fresh air. Popular spots include: Gloucester Tops National Park, Barrington Tops State Forest (which gets snow during the winter), Woko National Park, Copeland Tops State Conservation Area, Billabong Native Garden and the Kia Ora Lookout. There are also plenty of walks and trails found throughout the area.
Satisfy your curiosity by checking out the local arts scene – the Gloucester Gallery exhibits artists from around the region, whilst the Gloucester Arts Cultural Council Inc (GACCI) puts on music and theatre performances year round (as well as brings in acts from outside the region). Learn more about the area’s history by visiting the Gloucester Museum or by taking a tour of the old Mountain Maid Mine, which has been around since the gold rush.
Although the area is known for some delicious produce (particularly beef and lamb, as much of the area is farmland), the real hero of the region is its delicious wine. Whether you want to drop past one of the wineries for a tasty lunch or you want to visit all of them for a tasting, you will not be disappointed. Whites are prevalent in the region, but delicious reds are also developed. Popular wineries include: Faulls Ridge Winery, Gap Hill Wines and Tugwood Wines.
If you’ve come to Gloucester for some rest and relaxation, you will not be disappointed. Enjoy Thai massage, remedial massage, foot reflexology or a hot stone and oil massage at Ming Thai Remedial Massage. Enjoy the mobile massage services of Brad Bowden. Participate in a workshop at the BooriBoori Stone Labyrinth, known for its powers of healing and wellness. Or take a dip in the Gloucester Hydrotherapy Pool, heated to 34oC year round.
We highly recommend checking out the Gloucester Farmers Market, which is held on the second Saturday of the month – here, you will be able to sample much of the region’s best produce. Other events that draw in a lot of tourists include the Mountain Man Tri Challenge (a triathlon held in September each year) and the Gloucester AH and P District Show (the local show held in March each year). Be sure to book your accommodation early!