Step back into yesteryear when you visit Hotel Blue, a truly unique hotel retreat. Located in the vibrant and historic town of Katoomba, the unofficial capital of Australia’s world-renowned Blue Mountains region, Hotel Blue captures the essence of a bygone era. Just a stone’s throw from the World Heritage-listed landscapes that have enchanted generations of visitors, this hotel celebrates the distinctive charm and character of the art deco period. Ornate chandeliers, velvet flocked wallpaper, beautiful antique furniture, richly embellished ceilings and hand-carved timber panelling, with old-time jazz and blues tunes playing in the background, give Hotel Blue its unique ambience, reminiscent of days gone by.
The Blue Mountains have long been favoured by Sydneysiders seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Today, Katoomba is a vibrant hub of activity that not only entices city-dwellers whose favourite retreat is the tranquility and fresh, cool air of the Mountains, but also draws travellers who come from near and far to explore the myriad of antique and vintage emporiums, wander through local art galleries and enjoy the thriving live music scene. Centrally located in Katoomba’s tourist precinct, Hotel Blue is your perfect home base from which to explore local culture, entertainment and spectacular natural scenery. Hotel Blue’s warm ambience and our friendly, personal service are sure to make your experience of the Blue Mountains a memorable one.
Hotel Blue is just 10 minutes’ walk down the street from Echo Point Look-out with its world-famous views of the Three Sisters. Echo Point is the starting point for endless kilometres of walking tracks in all directions, ranging from leisurely cliff-top strolls with spectacular views of the mountains and valleys, to more challenging walks which will reward you with glimpses of the many lush rainforest pockets, cascading waterfalls and ancient forests.
Katoomba’s main street, with a variety of restaurants, cafes and shops, is just 10 minutes’ walk around the corner from Hotel Blue. Katoomba Railway Station is 15 minutes’ walk from Hotel Blue, with trains running between Sydney and Katoomba at least once an hour, 365 days a year.
The spacious Guest Lounge features an open log fire in the winter months, comfortable armchairs, a pool table and a collection of board games.
The intimate Parlour Bar, adjoining the Guest Lounge, features an open log fire and rich art-deco furnishings and showcases the produce of regional wineries and breweries.