Located in a quiet position yet only 50 metres from Mudgee’s CBD, this motel is within walking distance of an array of amenities you might require during your stay, including: shops, restaurants, churches, takeaway, heated swimming pool, tennis courts, lawn bowls, parks and gardens.
There are 18 ground floor and recently refurbished units available at this budget motel in Mudgee, including: deluxe suites, standards suites, and family apartments. A total of 12 of these units are completely smoke free for your utmost satisfaction. Our family apartments – The Pepperberry Inn, The Pirates Retreat and The Grape Escape – each have 3 bedrooms and sleep a combined total of 25 guests.
Each of the units at Motel Ningana offer reverse cycle air conditioning, electric blankets, refrigerator, television, complimentary Austar, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, and direct dial telephones. Fresh milk is provided daily so you can enjoy your hot beverages just as you like them.
This type of accommodation in Mudgee also offers comfortable lounge rooms, dining rooms and fully equipped kitchens; guests are welcome to prepare their own meals if desired. TVs are present in all of the bedrooms and the lounge (all with Austar access).
The Mudgee region is home to over 50 well-known vineyards and wineries that provide a wide range of specialty wines, many with cellar doors and wine tastings available.
Motel Ningana offers a number of services that are designed to make your stay more enjoyable, including: guest laundry, secretarial services (such as faxing and internet), and room service (hearty breakfasts and dinners).
If driving, you will find Mudgee around 3 to 4 hours from Sydney, 9 hours from Melbourne, 11 hours from Brisbane, 4 hours from Newcastle and 5 hours from Canberra. The airport is only 5km away with daily flights to and from Sydney.
When staying at Motel Ningana, you will have ample opportunity to explore the surrounding region. Some of the more popular towns you will be within close proximity to include: Gulgong, Hill End, Kandos, Dunedoo and Wellington.
If you have chosen to stay at Motel Ningana, you might be pleased to learn that there are a number of attractions in the nearby area for you to enjoy. There is something for visitors of all ages and all walks of life.
You cannot visit the Mudgee region without partaking of some of the delicious beers and wines that we are known for. Popular wineries include: Optimiste Wines, Lowe Wines, Gooree Park, Moothi Estate Vineyard and Cellar Door, Robert Oatley Vineyards, Burrundulla Vineyards, Logan Wines, Bunnamagoo Estate Wines, Di Lusso Estate and Farmer’s Daughter Wines. We also recommend Mudgee Brewing Co and the Baker Williams Distillery.
The Mudgee region is also known for its mouth-watering local produce, so we definitely recommend stopping for a bite or two! Check out the High Valley Wine & Cheese Co (with onsite cheese factory), Rylstone Olive Press (for the finest and freshest olive oils), Saffron Kitchen (for Australian-grown saffron and saffron-infused products), and Mudgee Honey Haven (try all the different flavoured honeys). There are also plenty of amazing restaurants to dine at.
If you are the kind of person who loves exploring the great outdoors, Mudgee is the holiday destination for you! Some of the attractions we recommend include: Frog Rock (a granite formation that looks like a frog), Robertson Park, Lawson Park, Castle Rocks walk (4km one way), Nullo Mountain, Munghorn Gap Reserve, Moolarben Picnic Area, Capertee National Park, Ferntree Gully Reserve, Goulburn River National Park and Dunns Swamp (to name a few).
If you are more interested in the history of Mudgee, however, there are also plenty of attractions for you to enjoy. Some of our favourites include: Kandos Bicentennial Industrial Museum (which has a strong focus on the region’s cement industry), Prince of Wales Opera House (the oldest still-operating opera house in the Southern Hemisphere), Gulgong Symbol Trail, and the Henry Lawson Centre (exhibits the life of author, Henry Lawson).
When travelling with the kids, we understand the importance of finding activities that they will also enjoy. Fortunately, there is plenty to keep little ones amused in the area, including: Mudgee Observatory (stargaze and monitor the skies), Mudgee Honey Haven (watch the bees at work or play a round of putt putt golf), Windeyer (pan for gold and gems), Mudgee Miniature Railway (steam, petrol and electric trains) or take a day trip to Dubbo Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Those who don’t mind a bit of art and culture will not be disappointed. The local galleries include Art and Crafts Mudgee, Fairview Artspace and Indigiearth. Each of these galleries regularly shows exhibits from local and visiting artists. If you happen to be in town, we also recommend checking out the Huntington Estate Music Festival. It’s held across five days and there is a range of concerts (coupled with delicious meals) available for booking.