Apartments

Please note, the festival does not take bookings for any accommodation listed here. Please see the relevant links and make bookings directly with the accommodation owner.

Self-contained cottage-style accommodation. The Townhouse is in the heart of Merriwa. For more details, see our Facebook page.

Self-contained studio-style accommodation. The Workshop is in the heart of Merriwa. For details see our Facebook page.

Hotels, Motels and Air BnB

Below is a range of hotel and motel style accommodation. This is a listing only. The festival does not take bookings for any accommodation listed here. Please see the relevant links and make bookings directly with the accommodation owner.

Golden Fleece Motor Inn Merriwa plus B&B on Bettington. Nothing but the best for your accommodation needs. Luxury at a budget price. Arrive as strangers, leave as friends. See our website.

Ensuites. Short and long term accommodation. Reasonable rates. Air con, fridge, TV, microwave, toaster, tea and coffee. Clean. Plenty of parking for trucks. Friendly service. See our website.

Country charm, comfortable, cosy and relaxing. Situation on a working farm in the hills of the Upper Hunter Valley. Enjoy the surrounding area with local events, cafes, shops and pub only a 5 minute drive away. For more details click here.

Circa 1915. Renovated and refurbished for the discerning traveller. Located in the heart of the festival area. Accommodation, meals and upmarket wines. Open 7 days lunch/dinner. See our Facebook page for more details.

Caravans, RVs and Camping (Amenities Available)

Below is a list of camping, RV and caravan style accommodation. This is a listing only. The festival does not take bookings for any accommodation listed here. Please see the relevant links and make bookings directly with the accommodation owner.

A small gem! Friendly. Close to all services. Riverside caravan park. Powered and unpowered sites. Pet friendly. Suitable for RVs, caravans and camping. Clean and well maintained. Phone 0418 668 402 for bookings.

Cnr Dutton St and Golden Hwy. Entry via Dutton St. Three amenity blocks (toilets and showers). Camping available Thursday to Monday nights. Call (02) 6521 7046. Email skelly@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au (fully booked - waiting list only).

For the Self Sufficient

Below is a list of free-camps available within the town limits. This is a listing only. The festival does not take bookings for any accommodation listed here. Please see the relevant links and make bookings directly with the accommodation owner.

Uninterrupted views of the Merriwa silos. Travellers must be self-sufficient. Easy access. Can accommodate large vans and RVs. Tents welcome.

For the self-sufficient traveller. Flat, unpowered sites. Accommodates large vans and RVs. Campers welcome. Showers available during club opening hours.

And Just Down the Road

There is a range of accommodation at Cassilis and Sandy Hollow (our lovely neighbours). They'll show you the same country hospitality we will.

Only 42km from town in the quiet and lovely village of Cassilis is the Royal Hotel, Cassilis. This beautifully restored sandstone hotel is well worth a night ... or three! For more details see the Royal Hotel's Facebook page or call (02) 6376 1004.

A short 35km (or “just down the road” as they say in the country) is the Sandy Hollow Tourist Park. You’ll make the festival and be back at the Tourist Park in time for a good night’s sleep. You’ll even make it back to Merriwa for the Poet’s Breakfast on the Sunday morning! Under new management. For more details see click here or call (02) 6547 4575.