With 12 comfortable ground floor non-smoking rooms, this budget motel in Narrabri offers spacious accommodation that is ideal for all types of travelers to the area. Whether you’re travelling alone, with your spouse or with the kids, we have a room to match.
Tommo’s Motor Lodge is often known as “The Jewell on the Newell”, reflecting our 3 star AAA rating and our convenient location on the south side of Narrabri (just off the Newell Highway).
There is a range of room types to choose from, including – single (with a queen bed), triple (with a queen bed and 2 singles, but only sleeping a maximum of 3 people) and family (with a queen bed and either 2 or 3 singles). All rooms offer reverse cycle air conditioning, iron and ironing board, flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, Foxtel, and electric blankets.
Those choosing to stay at family own and run motels in Narrabri can choose to enjoy its many facilities, including breakfast (delivered to your room) and the saltwater swimming pool. We also offer ample parking for boats and trailers, so don’t hesitate to bring along your tinnie or jet ski.
Whilst we understand that you might like to bring your four-legged along with you, we wish to advise that the lodge is unable to accommodate pets. If you must bring them along, pet accommodation in Narrabri can be found.
The Tattersalls Hotel is highly recommended.
We are close by to Narrabri’s local sporting fields, gold course and the scenic lake, providing guests with plenty of opportunity to explore the great outdoors of our little town. Shops, cafes, restaurants and the local theatre complex are also within easy driving distance for your convenience.
When staying at Tommo’s Motor Lodge, you will also be in close proximity of the many surrounding towns, including: Edgeroi, Wee Waa, Boggabri, Gunnedah, Coonabarabran, Moree, Burren Junction and Manilla.
Whether you’re just passing through or are planning to stay a while, there are plenty of things to see and do in the Narrabri area; Tommo’s Motor Lodge provides the perfect base for exploring them all!
Those who enjoying getting outside will love exploring the national parks that border the town. The Mount Kaputar National Park is only 40 minutes drive and The Pilliga is just under 2 hours drive. There are also a number of smaller parks in the area, including: the Killarney State Forest (15 minutes drive), Culgoora State Forest (just over an hour’s drive) and Bobbiwaa State Forest (40 minutes drive). The parks are filled with various walking tracks and picnic areas.
If you’re interested in learning more about the history of the area, a visit to the Old Gaol Heritage Museum is a must. Your tour will give you a glimpse into the life of a prisoner – explore the cells, exercise yard and even an original black tracker’s hut. The gaol was operated as a medium security prison for 100 years after being opened in 1882. Night tours are also available if you enjoy the spooky factor. The town also has plenty of antique stores to wander through.
Those who enjoy playing a round or two of a weekend should definitely make their way to the Narrabri Golf Course. The stunning fairways, encompassing 18 holes, are truly a sight to behold. Guests are welcomed at the club for a small fee and are encouraged to mingle with the locals in the bar. If you don’t mind travelling a little further afield, the Bellata Golf Club is also worth a look. Set on 67 acres, the club offers 9 holes plus a restaurant and bar.
There is an excellent selection of cafes and restaurants, ensuring that your taste buds will be wholly satisfied. Many of the eateries in the area serve delicious local produce (including olives, pasta and honey) and it is also available for purchase from a variety of retail outlets around the town. The region’s climate has also meant it produces some quality wines; be sure to check them out.
Narrabri is located in the heart of Australia’s cotton industry, so your stay in the town offers the perfect opportunity to learn a little bit more about what formed our great land. Guided cotton tours are available during the picking season (which occurs in April, May and June); book through the Visitor Information Centre. At the centre, you can also acquaint yourself with our giant cotton picker, which has been retired from use collecting locally grown cotton.
The arts are incredibly popular in the Narrabri region with the Crossing Theatre a popular place for locals to congregate. As well as the 1000 seat auditorium, the theatre is used for everything (from meetings and small parties to major concerts and outdoor events). Latest release films are also screened there 6 days a week with extra sessions during school holidays. The theatre is the biggest of its kind in regional NSW, so check out a show there if you have the chance.