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From Cozy Cabins to Luxury Rainforest Resorts - Where to Stay in the Blue Mountains

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Blue Mountains accommodation options range from cozy cottages and guesthouses to self-catering heritage homes and luxury eco resorts. The towns of Katoomba, Leura, Blackheath, and Lithgow have the most dining, and shopping. In other enclaves, you may be limited to where you can eat out, or have to rely on meals provided by your hosts.

Katoomba - Leura


Katoomba is the gateway to the Blue Mountains National Park and the railways, cableways, and walkways of Scenic World. Bustling and characterful, it is the Blue Mountains' largest town. Next door to Katoomba is Leura. This elegant village is famous for vintage stores, art and craft galleries, restaurants, and manicured gardens


From luxury retreats and grand dames, to cozy cabins and backpacker hostels, accommodation at Katoomba and Leura caters to a diverse range of visitors. Whether you choose to sleep in a basic room or a behind your own private glass lookout, homespun hospitality reigns.


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This hill station, positioned on the cusp of the Blue Mountains National Park and Megalong Valley, is the highest in the Blue Mountains. A stay here will soothe your soul with pristine air, or you can indulge in Blackheath's restaurants and charming boutiques. Many are housed behind period storefronts, and day-trippers keep weekends in Blackheath buzzing.


Accommodation here is diverse, from simple and functional motels and guesthouses to pretty country cottages and retreats. They all have at least one thing in common; a getaway-from-it-all stay in a tranquil mountaintop setting.


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Lithgow is a former mining town with a well-preserved architectural heritage. It's also a gateway to some of the Blue Mountains' most important natural wonders, such as the Jenolan Caves and Wollemi National Park. Lithgow feels slightly more workaday than other towns such a Katoomba and Leura, and has a good selection of shops and amenities.


Historic homes, cozy cottages and cabins, functional motels, and rural resorts make up Lithgow's accommodation selection. Stay in the heart of town, or take time out in the peaceful cabins, lodges and luxury retreats found in the surrounding countryside and townships.


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Wentworth Falls


Wentworth Falls is a tiny town and gateway to some of the Blue Mountains' most famous sights. Numerous lookouts here offer iconic views, and the picnic grounds at the falls are destinations in themselves. Galleries in Wentworth Falls exhibit modern Australian artists, and you will find a selection of the region's finest wine bars, restaurants, and coffee houses.


You can choose from cozy guesthouses to getaway-from-it-all mountain retreats on nature's doorstep. Wentworth Falls accommodation ranges from luxury hotels to homespun cottages and bed-and-breakfasts that offer a truly warm welcome.


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