Centrally located near shops, fast food outlets, only minutes drive to the local railway station and historical Windsor and Richmond. Just 1 hour drive from Sydney. We offer 25 newly and professionally renovated motel suites and bathrooms, including family rooms. Enjoy a swim in the swimming pool, or a meal in the licensed restaurant, along with ample free car park.
Welcome to the Hawkesbury Valley a rural community just 45 minutes northwest of Sydney with a population of 65,000. The twin towns of Windsor founded in 1788 situated at the base of the Blue Mountains and Wollemi Park Reserve on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, and Richmond only 6 minutes away founded in 1795, are the commercial centres of the valley. The diversity of the area with its extensive range of historic, agricultural, art, sports grounds and military attractions makes the valley an interesting place to visit suiting people from all walks of life with varied interests.
The Gateway Motel is situated on large acreage lending to a peaceful country feel, yet so handy to all of the thriving Northwest Sydney’s attractions. We offer clean, beautifully appointed 3 ½ star rooms or excellent accommodation in 2 ½ star rooms so there is a room to suit all budgets. Along with ample on-site parking to be able to fit coaches, trucks, trailers & boats.
Located between the Hawkesbury & Hills districts we are in a prime position to enjoy what both of these thriving areas have to offer. Just a few minutes by car to historic Windsor & Richmond or a little further on to gorgeous villages such a Kurrajong & Wiseman’s Ferry. Explore unspoilt nation parks or a scenic driver to the spectacular Blue Mountains or enjoy the beautiful Hawkesbury River with a vast array of water activities. In the opposite direction but still just as close, you will find Rouse Hill Town Centre, shopper’s paradise, and the new Sydney Business Park where you will find Ikea and the soon to be completed Lindt chocolate factory, Costco & home maker centre.
Part of the Gateway Motel complex is the Vineyard Hotel – a family hotel with something for everyone including Billy’s Bistro, offering a large range of delicious meals for any taste & budget & open 7 days a week for lunch & dinner.
Hawkesbury Race Club Motel is the Hawkesbury's best kept secret! Located in the park like grounds of the Hawkesbury Race Club - just minutes from historic townships of Richmond and Windsor - this motel offers affordable luxury for singles, couples and families.
Situated off the main road, Hawkesbury Race Club Motel offer the perfect, quiet place to relax and unwind. The East Wing offers expansive views of the racecourse and of the surrounding Blue Mountains. The West Wing offers view across the gardens and Miracle Lodge Racing Stables.
Hawkesbury Race Club Motel offers 30 luxuriously appointed rooms with a mix of king, queen and twin configurations. Deluxe Suites and Spa Suites are also available. Additional beds and cots are available on request.
They look forward to assisting you at Hawkesbury Race Club Motel - where your personal comfort and exceptional service are equally assured.
Avina Van Village is set in a beautiful rural setting just off the main highway 5 minutes to Windsor, 25 minutes to Parramatta and 50 minutes to the Sydney CBD. Public transport is available at our door and the train station is 5 minutes away. Set on 40 acres you can enjoy fishing, tennis, squash, BBQs, 2 swimming pools, volleyball, chip and putt golf, children's playground, bird aviaries. Avina has all types of accommodation from camping to villas and specializes in large groups. We are able to offer all meals if required through our licensed function centre with seating up to 100 persons.
The Sebel Resort & Spa Hawkesbury Valley is the only 4.5 star hotel located in the Hawkesbury and Nepean regions. With 105 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, it is the ideal choice for conferences, weddings, weekends. Our accommodation near Sydney is perfect for a family weekend, holiday or just to get away from the busy city. The hotel is set within 8 hectares of manicured, landscaped gardens, and includes an indoor heated pool, 2 floodlit tennis courts, an on-site 9-hole golf course and adjacent 18-hole championship course, fully equipped gym plus the only Villa Thalgo Day Spa in Australia.
The weekly Richmond Good Food Market is a family business that was developed to help get great produce to great people. The market is held at Richmond Park on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. It allows locals, tourists, farmers and producers to come together and celebrate the beautiful produce and strong history of the Hawkesbury....
The heritage charm of Windsor can be fully explored on the heritage walk of the town. Windsor emerged along the banks of the Hawkesbury River and became the third settlement of the Colony in 1794. Originally called Green Hills, Windsor was officially named in 1810 by Governor Macquarie after the town in England. The five Macquarie Towns are Windsor, Richmond, Willberforce, Pitt Town and Castlereagh.
Windsor is famous for its many heritage buildings with some being designed by the convict architect Sir Francis Greenway, for example St Matthews Anglican Church, and The Windsor Courthouse.
The walk highlights the picturesque colonial town and the State Heritage Registered buildings on North Street. Don't forget to pick up a map from the Visitor Information Centre so that you can take a stroll and step back in time....
Western Sydney University Village, located on the University's Hawkesbury campus, offers year round short stay accommodation for tourists, groups and independent travellers. Located amongst 1,500 hectares of bushland, the Village is a peaceful getaway for those looking to get out of the Sydney city.
Each villa features four single bedrooms, one bathroom, an open-plan kitchen and a combined living and dining area. You can book a whole four bedroom villa or one or more single rooms in a shared villa....
Travel in luxury while you discover the historic Hawkesbury with Hawkesbury Sightseeing Tours.
Visit places of Australian history in the Historic Hot Spots Tour. Do a Wine Tour and try Australian wine while visiting local Australian wineries. Visit world recognised Australian Artists and Gallery's. Visit the local growers, sample or pick local produce on a Farm Gate Tour. Do a lantern lit walk in the Windsor Ghost Tour.
The Hawkesbury area was discovered in 1789 and settled from 1791 being the third area settled in Australia after Sydney and Parramatta. In 1810 Governor Lachlan Macquarie named the towns of Windsor, Richmond, Wilberforce, Pitt Town and Castlereagh. These towns are now known as The Five Macquarie Towns....
Good Az Gold Tours and Transfers offer mini-bus, bus and luxury coach charters along with tours to help you explore their beautiful region.
There are many tours available that explore not only Greater Sydney but also Canberra, such as: Sydney Boutique Winery Tour, Historic Hawkesbury and River Cruise, Sheep Station Australian Outback Experience Tour, Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park, Golf, Shopping and Sydney's Best Pub Tour.
Contact Good Az Gold for more details or for a quote.
Richmond is sited at the beginning of the scenic Bells Line of Road, a popular tourist drive providing access to the Blue Mountains and Wollemi National Park.
Richmond's town centre hosts a magnificent park and many of its historic buildings are still in use today. It is also home to Western Sydney University, polo fields and eclectic shops. If you drive to the end of town and through an arbour of trees, Pughs Lagoon will be revealed; an idyllic spot for picnics, fishing and watching black swans and a wonderful array of bird life.
Experience fine food and wine at one of Richmond's excellent restaurants or cafes. While you are in the area come and see the Richmond Air Base from the Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre and watch planes from the cafe while children are entertained in the playground. ...
The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler has been operating for many years from historic Windsor, which is located at the end of the Windsor Road on one of the oldest waterways in Australia, the Hawkesbury River. Your host Ian and his friendly crew will take you on an unforgettable journey recreating cruises back in the 1800s. While enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Hawkesbury River you can indulge in a first class meal, always being freshly prepared on board.
The Paddlewheeler is the perfect venue for any occasion. Catering for weddings, dinner cruises, corporate functions, private functions, birthday parties, anniversaries, hen's nights, Christmas parties, engagements, yulefest, Christmas in July, seniors lunches and more....
Within Howe Park you'll find a two kilometre footpath meandering along The Terrace with the majestic Hawkesbury River on the other side.
This pathway offers an easy, levelled walk (with prams or wheelchairs) and gives you a lovely view of the river with plenty of lush green grass to picnic in, there's also benches along the way. You'll also catch views across the river of the sandy beach in Macquarie Park.
On the corner of Kable Street and The Terrace there is a parking lot where you can leave your car. There are public toilets there also. Walk across the road into Howe Park, and there you'll find the viewing platform and leafy shaded picnic tables and benches. A great spot to bring a picnic and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. ...
The Hawkesbury Riverside Tourist Park enjoys a quiet, rural setting on the Hawkesbury River.
Accommodation is available to suit all budgets. From camp /caravan sites to cabins to river houses, all are at an ideal location for water skiing weekends and for group or family getaways.
Hawkesbury Riverside Tourist Park enjoys absolute waterfront views. You'll find a barbecue area and picnic tables, swimming pool (summer only), a concrete boat ramp where guests are welcome to launch their boats from and sandy beach access to the Hawkesbury River....