For those who have come to Tamworth for the world-famous Tamworth Country Music Festival, you will likely be looking for somewhere central where you can easily get to all the major venues. The Ibis Styles hotel is not only central. But close to the bridge to take you over the Peel River, giving you easy access to the whole area.
Tamworth has plenty of attractions for country music fans. Along the Peel River is the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame museum in its guitar-shaped building. The Best Western Sanctuary Inn is a good place to stay for those visiting the museum, only a 5-minute walk away. Here you will also be within 5-minutes of the Peel River, a popular fishing spot.
For those interested in historical buildings, the Tamworth Powerstation Museum, housed in the historic electric house, documents Tamworth as the first city in Australia to be lit by municipal electric street lighting. To stay close the museum, the Ch Boutique Hotel is only a 5-minute walk to the station.
If you enjoy giant statues, Tamworth is home to the Big Golden Guitar. It also has an attached coffee shop. Next door is the Golden Guitar Motor Inn, where you can see the statute from the balcony. On your other side is the Longyard Pub, a typical Australian casual venue which sometimes hosts live music.
Tamworth is at the foot of Flagstaff Mountain, which offers a number of scenic walking tracks and lookouts. The closest to town is the Oxley Scenic Lookout, giving you a view of Tamworth. Those interested may wish to stay in East Tamworth. The Rex, just outside of the main shopping area, is a 5-minute drive up to the Oxley Scenic Lookout where a number of the walking tracks start.
What hotels in Tamworth are close to the golf club?
For those interested in playing a few rounds of golf, the Tamworth Golf Club is open to members and visiting players. The attached View Restaurant is also a popular dining spot. Two good options in the area are the Golf Links Motel, just next door, or the Mercure Hotel, only 1 minute away. West Tamworth also has a major railway station for those who will be continuing their trip by rail.
What hotels in Tamworth are good for those on a budget?
There are a number of good options in Tamworth for those who are travelling on a budget or who are backpacking around Australia. The Tamworth Exclusive B&B is a good option for couples or those who appreciate their privacy. Another good alternative is the Tamworth Lodge Motel.
What hotels in Tamworth have a pool?
It can get very warm in Tamworth, especially at the height of an Australian summer. The Motel Grande offers an in-ground saltwater pool as well as free gym facilities to help you keep fit. An alternative is the Town and Country Motor Inn with a classic pool area and garden from where you can enjoy the sun.
What hotels in Tamworth offer an airport shuttle service?
The Tamworth Regional Airport is a 20-minute drive outside of the city. To help make this journey as convenient and stress free as possible, both the Ashby House Motor Inn and Quality Hotel Powerhouse offer an airport shuttle service at a surcharge.