Located within easy walking distance of Tamworth CBD (through beautiful parklands) and of restaurants, clubs, hotels and shops, this motel provides the perfect base for your next getaway.
There are 13 ground floor units available and the motel is able to cater for groups of all shapes and sizes. Whether you are travelling with the family, for business or with friends, Roydons Motor Inn is sure to offer comfort.
As standard, all rooms include: luxury pillow top queen size and single beds, reverse cycle air conditioning, 81cm high definition television with 6 Foxtel channels, microwave, toaster, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer. Some rooms also offer a couch and separate table with chairs.
Catch the complimentary club bus to Wests League or West Diggers Club, take the discount card with you and get meals at members prices.
The motel boasts a sparkling blue swimming pool, which is open for guest use all year round. The pool is not heated so you will find the water at its warmest from November to the end of May.
If you need a spot to relax, Roydons Motor Inn has just what you’re looking for. A small picnic area can be found under a tree in one corner of the gardens, and there is an undercover BBQ area with enough seating for 6 people.
Those travelling to Tamworth on business might also like to take advantage of the motel’s printing, photocopying and faxing facilities. Complimentary WiFi is also available; ask reception for your individual login coupon.
When staying in Tamworth, you will also have plenty of time to explore the surrounding area. Some of the nearby towns include: Wallamore, Hallsville, Timbumburi, Kootingal, Daruka and Piallamore.
Those choosing to stay at Roydons Motor Inn often wonder what sorts of attractions and activities are available in Tamworth and the surrounding area; we have outlined just some of the main ones here.
Those interested in learning about the history of Tamworth and the history of our great land in general should head to the Manilla Heritage Museum (which preserves a collection of antiques and family history), Calala Cottage Museum (which exhibits pieces of the region’s history), and the Tamworth Powerhouse Museum (which also exhibits pieces from the town and region’s history). Many of the local buildings are also of local significance.
Tamworth is known for being Australia’s country music capital – you cannot visit without having your photo taken in front of the Big Golden Guitar, wandering the Gallery of Stars Wax Museum, reading the Australian Country Music Roll of Renown, walking the Galaxy of Stars, or strolling through the Walk a Country Mile exhibit at the Visitor’s Centre. Find the spot where the handprints of 200 country music artists and identities are embedded in concrete.
The rich soils and pristine waterways of Tamworth have turned it into one of New South Wales most quickly emerging food and wine regions. There is an extensive range of dining options, including: fine dining, steakhouses, pub grub, traditional Australian, Italian, French, Mexican and many more. If you happen to be in town during April or May, the Taste Tamworth Festival is the perfect way to sample some of the local produce all in the one place.
Visitors to the region will also find that art, theatre and film is deeply embedded into the community. Pay a visit to the Tamworth Regional Gallery, Weswal Gallery and Andrea Bruno Art Studio, Volcania Art Glass Gallery and the Claycraft Gallery. Watch a performance at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre, Capitol Theatre or Tamworth Town Hall. Catch a flick at the Tamworth Film Society or Forum 6 Cinema.
If you are the kind of person who enjoys the great outdoors, you will be pleased to learn that there are plenty of natural attractions within an hour and a half’s drive of Tamworth. Try your hand at canoeing along the Namoi River, bushwalk through the Warrabah National Park, fossick for gold and gems in the Peel River, or take the kids to the water park at Lake Keepit. If you want to try fishing, we recommend the Chaffey Dam or the Arc-en-ciel Trout Farm.
As Tamworth is home to a number of events and festivals throughout the year, we definitely recommend checking them out if you happen to be in town. Some of the bigger events include: NCHA Bayer & Shadow Trailers Futurity (the largest indoor horse sport in the Southern Hemisphere), Girls of Country Tour, Wine Down Sundays, Foodservice Industry Food Expo, Hats Off To Country, Australian Wool Fashion Awards, and the Nundle Go for Gold Chinese Easter Festival.