Armidale, the heart of the New England High Country in NSW, attracts many different people for many different reasons, so here are our list of the five best quality hotels in Armidale. Whether you are here for UNE, business, a family holiday or a romantic getaway, Armidale has accommodation options to suit your needs.
1. The City Centre Motor Inn – Best for convenience
The new kids on the block at City Centre Motor Inn offer the best priced, most conveniently located CBD accommodation. Perfect for those travelling to Armidale for business, the City Centre Motor Inn has workspace and free wifi in all the rooms.
The reasonably priced rooms also include a free continental breakfast, coffee, tea and pancakes. The new team at the City Centre Motor Inn are currently working on a refurbishment plan to give the rooms a ‘modern rural’ lift.
2. Petersons Winery guesthouse– Best for romance
Set among the vineyards of Peterson’s Armidale Winery, the boutique guest house is the perfect location for a romantic getaway. The onsite restaurant with unique menu offers the perfect setting to impress your loved one. You can walk through the winery and enjoy tastings at their Cellar Door.
Peterson’s Winery is famous for hosting the region’s A Day on the Green music festival and is the perfect location to host weddings and events.
Petersons Armidale Winery & Guesthouse, 345 Dangarsleigh Rd Armidale, www.petersonsguesthouse.com.au
3. Armidale Tourist Park – Best for families
Set on 14 acres of landscaped grounds, Armidale Tourist Park boasts two playgrounds, a jumping pillow, fitness centre and pool, making it the perfect place to stay with your family.
The park specializes in its two and three-bedroom cabins which sleep between six and nine people. All cabins are fully self-contained, have reverse cycle air-conditioners and have linen provided.
4. The Manager’s Residence – Best for small group bookings
Armidale’s most unique executive accommodation, the Manager’s Residence is in the heart of Armidale’s CBD. The four-bedroom apartment sleeps up to seven people and comes equipped with modern furnishings.
The Manager’s Residence, 208 Beardy St Armidale
5. Quality Hotel Powerhouse – Best for executive accommodation
Armidale’s Quality Hotel Powerhouse is the region’s only 4.5 star accommodation, and the only hotel open 24 hours for late night bookings.
Beautifully presented the Quality Hotel Powerhouse is perfect for executive meetings and conferences, with tech and catering options available.
Their onsite restaurant, Azka, is one of the region’s best restaurants and is well known in the region for their extensive wine list and tapas bar.
Quality Hotel Powerhouse, 31 Marsh St Armidale, www.powerhousearmidale.com.au