Located in the mid north coast of New South Wales, the township of Gloucester was first established in 1885. It is primarily known for its tourism, timber, cattle farming and mining industries.
The city is very popular amongst travellers, particularly those travelling between Queensland in the north, Victoria in the south and wider New South Wales. It has become a popular stopover point on many journeys.
Many tourists are drawn to the area for its wealth of natural attractions – Gloucester is right on the doorstep of a number of national parks and forests, including Barrington Tops National Park, Woko National Park, Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park, Curracabundi National Park and more. The parks are home to a host of mysteries just waiting for you to discover them.
Another popular pastime of those staying in cheap accommodation in Gloucester is adventure activities – from abseiling and mountain biking to canoeing and kayaking, there are plenty of activities to be enjoyed. Whether you book yourself onto one of the purpose-designed tours or you bring your own gear and make a go of it on your own, you won’t be disappointed.
If you are looking for cheap motels in Gloucester, you will be spoilt for choice when you choose to book through us. We have plenty of standard and even self-contained accommodation options to choose from.
Whether you’re planning a getaway or looking for somewhere to stopover, you can rest assured that our hotels in Gloucester have got you covered. You will be in close proximity of everything that you could possibly need.
At ARRA Hotels, we pride ourselves on offering comfortable and affordable accommodation that meets your every need. We can help you to find the perfect solution, whether you’re travelling alone or with the family.
Most motels in Gloucester are about 3 hours and 20 minutes drive from Sydney – all you need to do is jump on the Pacific Highway and head north. The town is also only 1 hour and 45 minutes drive from Port Macquarie and Newcastle or 5 hours and 15 minutes drive from Dubbo.
If you don’t have access to a car, it’s also possible to take the train – the Sydney-Coffs Harbour-Brisbane route runs directly through the town. There are 3 different trains running each way per day.
The Taree via Gloucester bus route also passes through the town once per day (Monday to Friday only). It runs from Broadmeadow in Newcastle up to Taree with plenty of stops in the surrounding towns.
When choosing to stay at hotels in Gloucester, rest assured that you will be within close proximity of all the major attractions that the region has to offer. There is something to suit every age and area of interest.
The region is known for its adventure activities, so there is plenty for the adrenalin junkie in your life. Try your hand at abseiling, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking or 4-wheel-driving. To see the landscape a little more sedately, there are also horse riding tours on offer.
If you want to sample some of the local produce, you should head to one of the nearby wineries – favourites include Faulls Ridge Wines, Gloucester River Wines, Tugwood Wines and the Villa D’Esta Vineyard.
Those who prefer to get outside and explore nature will be able to try one of the many walks and trails. Copeland Tops has the Basin Loop Trail and Hidden Treasure Trail, whilst Gloucester has the Buccan Buccans, Mosaic Walk and Heritage Walk. Meanwhile, Barrington Tops is a buckwalkers playground.
Immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of the region at the Gloucester Gallery or the Gloucester Museum. There are also gold mine tours so that you can see what life was like in the region during the gold rush of 1876.
Most accommodation in Gloucester is actually self-contained, ensuring that you you have everything you need to prepare your own meals. Alternatively, there are plenty of delicious restaurants, cafes and cellar doors in the area.