At an altitude of 1,050 metres, the small town of Medlow Bath strikes close to the highest point of the Blue Mountains.
Medlow Bath is situated 108 kilometres away from Sydney, and is most accessible by car and train in approximately two hours.
It is located between the notable towns of Katoomba and Blackheath. A sizeable area of the semi-rural Medlow Bath is covered by eucalypt forests and similar cool climate bushlands.
Medlow Bath Hotels
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Where to stay at Medlow Bath
Medlow Bath is best known as the home of the iconic Hydro Majestic Hotel, which opened circa 1904.
The hotel was initially a hydropathic spa developed by Australian businessman Mark Foy. Listed by the National Historic Trust, the Hydro Majestic Hotel echoes the architectural influences of Art Deco and Edwardian. The interiors epitomize grandeur and glamour, highlighted by picturesque sights through the windows.
A five-minute drive from Katoomba leads to the Hydro Majestic Hotel, which stands regally upon the periphery of an escarpment—overlooking the scenic Megalong Valley and Kanimbla Ranges. The Hydro Majestic Hotel features four main restaurants, offering an exceptional taste of local and international flavors. There are a handful of function rooms, equally emanating heritage and splendour, which are ideal for dream weddings, corporate events, anniversaries, and other celebrations of milestones.
The Hydro Majestic Hotel also provides great accommodations for couples, friends, and families on holiday at Medlow Bath.
Housed in a large country cottage, The Chalet Guest House and Studio is Medlow Bath guests’ home away from home.
Established in 1892, the historic guesthouse provides luxurious, private accommodations in the serene village of Medlow Bath. An extensive collection of contemporary art pieces occupy its walls—encapsulating Australian artistry and heritage. Seven rooms are reserved for guests seeking the warmest customer service amid the cool mountain air.
The Chalet boasts expansive, beautifully manicured gardens for visitors to wander through and experience the natural beauty of Medlow Bath. Sit by the fireplace as you indulge in literature, play an exhilarating game of tennis, relish a gastronomic fusion of Australian cuisine and global zests, or simply embrace the warmth of the ambience as you gaze upon postcard perfect views. The Chalet Guesthouse and Studio is a short walk from the Hydro Majestic Hotel and in proximity to the remarkable Jenolan Caves.
Set at the center of the upper region of the Blue Mountains, it is also a quick drive from the Blue Mountains’ paramount attractions, such as Wentworth Falls, Leura, Katoomba, Blackheath, and Mount Victoria.
Situated amongst towering pine trees, Holly Lodge is a fitting accommodation for guests longing for a romantic weekend hideaway at Medlow Bath. This cedar inn is a five-minute drive from the towns of Katoomba and Blackheath, and a short walking distance from the Hydro Majestic Hotel.
Holly Lodge features a large loft-type bedroom upstairs, three other bedrooms on the main floor, a well-appointed kitchen, two bathrooms, a lounge area heated by a fireplace, a dining table set for eight, alongside modern facilities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, 49-inch LED TV connected to a media PC, and movie streaming service to elevate leisure during your stay at Medlow Bath.
Indeed, accommodation at Medlow Bath is an experience of absolute relaxation.
Backpackers in Medlow Bath
The cheapest, and generally oldest, types of Medlow Bath hotels are the backpacker hostels that dot the region. For almost next to nothing, guests can enjoy a shared room, and a host of clean amenities at a majority of backpacker inns and resorts. Well equipped community kitchens and leisure areas are just some of the facilities offered by these hostels and guesthouses.