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Old Maitland Inn

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Front of property
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool loungers
Large Family Suite | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Old Maitland Inn

Old Maitland Inn

3.5 star property
3.5-star Maitland motel with outdoor pool

9.0/10 Superb

317 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
279 New England Highway, Rutherford, NSW, 2320
Main amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Conference space
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk safe
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Picnic area
  • Room service
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Terrace
For families
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Rutherford

Getting around

  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 36 min drive
  • Maitland Station - 5 min drive
  • High Street Station - 6 min drive
  • Telarah Station - 23 min walk


  • McDonald's - 16 min walk
  • D'Artagnan's Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Hungry Jack's - 3 min drive
  • Guzman Y Gomez - 12 min walk
  • The Whistler - 5 min drive

About this property

Old Maitland Inn

Located near a train station, Old Maitland Inn is a great choice for a stay in Maitland. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and walkability.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property for guests who have not received COVID-19 vaccination
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 40 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Saturday (8:30 AM - 6:30 PM) and Sunday - Sunday (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Fence around the pool

Working away

  • Conference space


  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers


  • An outdoor pool
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Digital TV channels
  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Fridge
  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from September 01 to April 30
  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas for unvaccinated guests.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.</p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.</p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards and mobile payments. Cash is not accepted.</p> <p>This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival. </p>

Also known as

Sundowner Hotel Maitland
Sundowner Maitland
Old Maitland Inn
Old Maitland
Old Maitland Inn Rutherford
Old Maitland Inn Motel
Old Maitland Inn Rutherford
Old Maitland Inn Motel Rutherford

Frequently asked questions

Does Old Maitland Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Old Maitland Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Old Maitland Inn?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Old Maitland Inn?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Old Maitland Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Old Maitland Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Old Maitland Inn?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Old Maitland Inn and nearby?
Old Maitland Inn has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
What's the area around Old Maitland Inn like?
Old Maitland Inn is in Rutherford, a short 4-minute walk from Winter Art Bazaar. Travellers say that the area is walkable and good for shopping.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff, quiet, convenient and comfortable.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

So helpful
Jenelle, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent accomodation
Pietro, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I loved the pool in front I will bring my grandkids next time
Derek, 2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Comfortable stay.
Charmain, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

As a Housekeeper myself the bathroom area was not as clean as I would expect for the price of the room rate. Bed was very comfortable though and staff were very friendly and Convenient location.
Raelene, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Great, convenient place to stay for 1 night.
Naomi, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Motel was fine , needing to cancel change plans was financially onerous through last minute . Despite having used them over the years to book numerous international holidays this will be the last time . You expect cancellation fees but nah … so review is motel fine , last minute have lost my future business .
Justin, 2-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Colin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I like the room most and all facilities which one hotel provide to us
Rajpreet, 1-night family trip
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