Peace, quiet and tranquilly like you have never felt. Less than 1.5 hours from Canberra and only 3.5 hours from Sydney, Colenso is perfectly located for your country break. Close to Boorowa, Young and Harden, you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of your beautiful surroundings whilst being able to experience the best of what our region has to offer, including easy access to orchards, wineries and art galleries.
Colenso offers two beautifully appointed country accommodation options: Colenso Country Retreat, a comfortable farmhouse that sleeps 8 and our latest addition Walker’s Cottage, a stunning newly renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage. Both properties are fully self catering and even your pets are welcome – just bring your own animal bedding as they are not allowed on the furniture.
Meals can be arranged as well: simply contact our gourmet caterer Fran who will deliver to your door with prior notice.
The Young Federation Motor Inn is the only 4 Star luxury accommodation in Young. It is centrally located in the heart of Young and is adjacent to the Young Services Club. It is also close to local attractions, wineries, orchards and the local site of the nineteenth century Gold mining Town. Pamper yourself in one of their 30 luxuriously appointed suites – all with queen sized beds for your comfort and 8 with their own private spa bath. Unwind by the saltwater swimming pool with its sundeck and cabana – a great place for a light lunch. Enjoy a hearty country breakfast in your suite with room service on call throughout the day, and laundry and dry cleaning services are also available.
For relaxation their suites have a mini bar and beverage facilities, Sky Channel, Foxtel and Club Keno. To keep in touch with your office, they offer direct dial STD/ISD phones and internet connection. For entertainment for the whole family the Young Services Club is right across the road and offers a Cafe, Bistro, Restaurant, bars and sporting facilities. Charge back facilities for Club food and beverages can be arranged to your account. The Motel also has convention and function room services available. They can also arrange packages that can include accommodation and meals.
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Well established 13 unit motel, the Goldrush Motel, Young offers clean, cosy and comfortable country style accommodation at very competitive rates. The motel is a short walk to the main street, attractions, facilities, parks and gardens. Room amenities include Foxtel TV, Wifi internet, microwave, iron, toaster, kettle and reverse cycle air conditioning. The motel also features a small in ground heated pool (Open during warmer months).
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Stay at this charming Young motel, located on the southern outskirts of town, in a quiet, picturesque garden setting adjacent to cherry orchards and close to wineries.
The Hilltops Retreat Motor Inn offers 3.5-star accommodation in Young. All rooms have queen-sized beds, split-system air conditioning and Austar cable TV. Relax at the bar in the licensed a la carte restaurant overlooking the rose garden and pool with a cosy log fire on winter nights.
Guests staying at the Hilltops Retreat Motor Inn will be close to Young’s attractions and activities. Visit wineries, the Chinese gardens and Price of Peace Gardens. Explore the heritage of Young, dating back to the 1830s, at the museum, or spend the day browsing the many interesting and diverse shops.
For friendly customer service and a convenient location in Young, make a reservation at the Hilltops Retreat Motor Inn today and save!
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Set in the heart of historic Murrumburrah, Heggaton Arthouse offers three beautifully appointed self contained apartments.
Heggaton Arthouse was built during the late 1800’s and is of Victorian Architecture. It was originally built for Dr Rupert Heggaton as his doctors’ surgery. All apartments are luxuriously appointed and have been quoted as being the best hidden gem in Murrumburrah.
Restaurants, boutique cafes and unique retail outlets surround this accommodation outlet to add to your tourism experiences.
The Old School Country Retreat is on the edge of the village of Rye Park, 1 ¼ hours from Canberra, offering bed and breakfast or self-contained accommodation. An award winning property, it is the ideal retreat for those who want to relax, walk and read either in solitude or with friends.
The School sleeps twelve comfortably and is designed so that guests have privacy if this is their wish. There are two wings, each with two bedrooms, en suite and private sitting room. Guests, whether one or six have a wing for themselves, encouraging relaxation. The School is rustic, interesting and delightful; perfect for friends celebrating a special occasion.
The Old School Country Retreat offers an easy way to see part of rural Australia, without having to go too far off the beaten track. Complimentary transport from Canberra and nearby areas can be arranged when guests book for two nights. Activities for those who would like to venture out include peaceful bush walks along quiet country lanes, golf, wine tasting, galleries, antique shops and good coffee.