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Great places to stay in Canowindra

Where to stay in Canowindra – There are many fantastic places to stay in and around Canowindra when you visit to take a balloon flight over the beautiful countryside where at the moment you can see the spectacular fields of gold of canola in flower.    Accommodation includes motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts and farmstays. You can even rent a complete house. 

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or call 02 6344 1819 or 0428 441 819
to secure your flight.

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Beautiful 8 room, all with ensuites.  This is a fully refurbished Motel that offers both comfort and luxury. Considered as one of the best accommodation places you will find in Canowindra. Faces the winding river that is the heart of the town, with balcony views. Licensed restaurant, a comfortable guest lounge and  a front deck where you can relax and watch the world go by. Your host Jack will provide for your every need.

Complimentary balloon pick up service available.

Phone: 0400 363 620


Magnificent heritage listed building located in the picturesque historic main street of Canowindra, the Old Vic Inn is a destination within itself. The family run Inn features old world charm, en-suite rooms, lounge areas, dining and bar facilities providing the perfect venue for family getaways, conferences, weekends away and special occasions. You can just sit back on the balcony verandah and drink in the charm! Your hosts Graeme, Alison and Jenny

Complimentary balloon pick up service available.

Phone: (02) 6344 1009


Centrally located on the historic main street of Canowindra offers spacious, contemporary accommodation with all the comforts of home. There are 13 spacious climate controlled guest rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Family room and spa rooms available. A 4 bedroom self contained cottage is also available. Complimentary WiFi Continental or cooked breakfast Microwave ovens in each room Off street car parking

Complimentary balloon pick up service available.

Phone: (02 ) 6344 1633


 Group accommodation in a restored convent , full of unique character and country charm. We cater for 2 – 32 people with 10 reverse cycle air-conditioned bedrooms (4 with ensuites)  Our commercial kitchen is available for your  use. It opens onto a large semi enclosed deck with BBQ area.  Off street parking provided includes disabled and bus parking. Wheelchair access provided easily  leading to a disabled double room on the ground floor with a large ensuite. All linen is provided.

Complimentary balloon pick up service available.

Phone: 0498 729 947


Located in Canowindra’s heritage listed main street, Montrose House is a rare gem. The majestic old Riverbank building has been lovingly restored into a lavishly appointed functions venue and bed and breakfast. Montrose House offers two sumptuous rooms decorated with classic furnishings and fine linen. Enjoy a full country breakfast in our conservatory. Be pampered by your host Tommy Jeffs OAM. Style, sophistication and old world charm combine with country hospitality for an unforgettable experience.

Complimentary balloon pick up service available.

Phone: (02) 6344 1006


Grantham House in Canowindra is the perfect accommodation for a sublime getaway in Canowindra. Built in 1911 Grantham House was originally built as a Private & Maternity Hospital boasting comfortable old fashioned world charm with modern conveniences. With over 40 years experience in hospitality, let your host Suzie make you replete with a cozy afternoon tea by the fire or in the garden, or a dinner that you will never forget. Grantham House is Pet friendly, with a fully fenced garden

Complimentary balloon pick up service available.

Phone: 0419 010 564

Complimentary pick up service for your balloon flight is available from :

Blue Jacket Motel, the Old Vic Inn, Canowindra Riverview Motel, Morose House, Eddy’s of Canowindra, Grantham House,Canowindra Caravan Park, Royal Hotel, Marlow House and Waddell Street Apartments


Other great places to stay in and around Canowindra are:

Canowindra Caravan Park

The Canowindra Caravan Park is a quiet oasis overlooking the Belubula River.  It is situated in Tilga St, Canowindra and features powered and unpowered sites, BBQ’s and a Laundry. It is conveniently located next  to the town Swimming Pool and a short stroll to the shopping centre. Your host Ian is always there to help

Phone: 0428 634 410

Pop’s Hill

Pop’s Hill is approximately 3km from Canowindra. It has sensational 360 degree views of the vineyards, countryside and the Belubula Valley. The home is just five years old and is great for couples, families and groups of friends. Pop’s Hills has four double bedrooms with Queen size beds, two with en-suites, plus a sofa bed with full use of BBQ, laundry etc

Phone: 0402 424 188.

Rosnay Winery Cottage

Step back in time in a 1910 farmhouse built of solid block typical of the era, restored as a comfortable guest house and farm-stay. With one twin and two queen rooms, up to 6 are easily accommodated. There is a verandah with tables and barbeque, a kitchen-dining room, sunroom, and a cosy lounge with an open fireplace. Your hosts Sam and Richard

Phone: (02) 6344 3215

Belubula Cottage

The cottage is perfect for couples, is fully self contained with 1 queen bedroom. It has reverse cycle air conditioning, TV / DVD and stereo. Free wi-fi available. The bathroom contains a shower and a deep claw foot bath. The cottage has covered verandahs front and back and a fully fenced yard with a gas BBQ. Pets are welcome

Phone: 0439 436 174

Chaffcutter’s Cottage

Chaffcutter’s cottage is a charmingly refurbished cottage 14kms from the heritage main street of Canowindra, situated on a lucerne farm in the Belubula valley with views towards the Weddin mountains , Nangar NP and Mt Canobolas. Fully airconditioned it has a beautiful open fireplace.The cottage is pet friendly with ample parking.

Phone: (02) 6344 3262

The Falls Retreat

This modern guest stay, 5 minutes drive from Canowindra is located in the garden of a beautiful old homestead, is ideal for small groups. Booked as a whole, it sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms. The generous living spaces overlook an indoor pool and spa and there is also a private patio and barbecue adjoining the tennis court.

Phone: 0428 441 841

Everview Retreat

Everview Retreat is located just 15 minutes drive from Canowindra. Featuring three beautifully appointed stone cottages,  it is the ultimate self-contained accommodation complete with everything you need for a private  getaway. Relax and unwind on your own private deck by the pool or use the  games area as you take in the beautiful countryside.

Phone: (02) 6344 3116

 The Winery Cottage at Wallingtons

The Winery Cottage , accommodating  8 adults,is  just 12km from Canowindra. A renovated old pise (rendered wattle and mud) farm house. it  features restored pressed metal ceilings, a fire place and polished  cedar timber floors. Overlooking the farm, vineyard and olive grove with extensive views.

Phone: (02) 6344 7153


Peaceful, elegant Grey Gables is situated on a working farm, 1km from the historical township of Canowindra. The beautifully appointed federation style homestead iincludes one queen and two twin rooms. You are welcome to wander amongst the vines, say hello to the farm animals and view water birds on the dam.

Phone: 0409 050 401

Marlow House

Marlow House, built in early 1900’s on the eastern edge of town has a sloping garden with views over Lucerne flats and undulating country side. It resembles an old Queenslander, with wide verandas, and outdoor timber shutters. With an abundance of  outdoor and indoor spaces this house is designed to be enjoyed with friends and family.

Phone: 0408 637 518

Waddell St. Apartments

A great base for exploring the area. Air-conditioned queen bed Apartments have all amenities. Multiple studios are available if you are travelling with others. Short or longer stay options are available. Close to historic main street. Walk to clubs, fitness park, museum and Coffee . Communal well equipped Laundry. Secure off Street parking

Phone: 0414 328 747

You can also check with Airbnb for additional Canowindra accommodation options.

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