Centrally located on Miller Street, this budget motel in Armidale is perfect for all sorts of visitors, from business travellers to families. As well as being close to the town centre, guests will also only be a short drive from the airport, railway station, golf course, major schools and more.
There are 15 comfortable units options available, including: double rooms (sleeping 2 guests), twin rooms (sleeping 3 guests), deluxe double (sleeping 2 guests), deluxe twin (sleeping 3 guests), disabled access queen rooms (sleeping 2 guests) and family rooms (sleeping 5 guests).
All rooms at the Acacia Motel feature ensuitebathrooms, reverse cycle air conditioning, flat screen televisions, iron and ironing boards, tea and coffee making facilities, microwaves, bar fridges and wireless broadband.
Most rooms at this accommodation in Armidale also offer BBQ facilities if you’re looking for an easy dinner solution. There is also off street parking available directly in front of rooms for guest convenience.
When staying at the Acacia Motel, we encourage you to explore the towns in the surrounding area – Uralla, Guyra, Ebor, Walcha, Bendemeer, Black Mountain, Invergowrie, Yarrowyck, Jeogla, Hillgrove and more.
If you are planning to stay at the Acacia Motel sometime in the near future, you will be pleased to learn that there are plenty of local attractions and things to do during your stay to suit visitors of all ages.
Staying in the Armidale area gives you ample opportunity to get outside and breathe in the fresh air. From giant rock formations, breathtaking rainforests and powerful waterfalls, there are endless locations to explore. Some of them include Cottan-Bimbang National Park, Tia Falls Lookout, Woolpack Rocks, Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve, Mummel Gulf National Park, Beech Lookout, Wollomombi Falls and New England National Park.
Whether you’re looking for ways to keep fit or you want to explore off the beaten track, the many walking trails winding their way throughout the region will be perfect! We recommend the New England Wilderness Walk (33km), Lyrebird track (5.5km), Green Gully track (65km), Point Lookout track (500m), Cathedral Rock track (400m), Weeping Rock track (950m), Threlfell track, Warrigal track, Salisbury Waters track, Oxley track, McDirtys track and more.
From immersing yourself in the history of the region to developing an interest in the culture, there are plenty of things for you to see and do. Pay a visit to the Youdales Hut and Stockyards Historic Site, Armidale Folk Museum, Armidale and Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place, Saumarez Homestead (built in the 19th century), Pioneer Cottage and Museum, McCrossin’s Mill Museum, University of New England and New England Regional Art Museum.
The region is known for having some of the best local produce in the country, and much of it finds its way into local eateries for your dining pleasure. Orchards flourish in the high altitude climate, so visit a stand or head out to a farm to pick your own. As a re-emerging wine region, there are also more than 20 cellar doors for you to enjoy. A number of varietals are created here, including: Riesling, Semillon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.
Host to a number of events throughout the year, we highly recommend booking your accommodation early during these times to avoid missing out. Popular events include: Guyra Lamb and Potato Festival (January), Walcha Cup and Races (February), Mountain Biking National Championships (February), Armidale Show (March), Autumn Festival (March), Guyra Spring TroutFest (September – October), and various markets where you can purchase wares.
Believe it or not, sport is an integral part of the Armidale community. With a range of competitive, adventurous and even leisurely pursuits on offer, there is sure to be something for everyone. Head to SportUNE to try out the gym, pool, climbing wall, playing fields, tennis and squash courts. Why not watch a game of rugby or a hockey match? There are also a number of picturesque, championship golf courses in Armidale, Walcha, Uralla and Guyra.