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The Blue Mountains is undoubtedly one of the most handsome attractions in and around Sydney to visit on a day trip. This is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves to escape the lust of nature. This is one of the world’s iconic UNESCO world heritage sites. We always suggest travellers stay and spend a few days exploring its various nooks and corners. So, here, in this blog, we have listed some of the best places for a budget stay in the Blue Mountains. That being said, these accommodations not only offer a budget stay but also incredible experiences to stay close to nature.
Budget accommodation in Katoomba & Leura Area
The Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel
If you are looking forward to experiencing an offbeat way of accommodation, far from the regular hotel and guesthouse stays, you can choose the Blue Mountains Backpacker Hostel. This hostel offers different room options like dormitory, private, private en-suite, family and family en-suite rooms. This place is ideally located in Katoomba and offers recreational activities including pool games, soccer tables, and so on. You can contact them via their Facebook page here – https://www.facebook.com/BlueLyrebird/
Another decent choice in Katoomba is the Metropole. A 2- minute walk from the Katoomba station can take you to this traditional redbrick hotel, which dates back to 1933. Here you can get cosy rooms with amenities like a flat-screen TV, coffee and tea machine, and minibar. The Metropole is surely one of the best places for a budget stay in the Blue Mountains, which can offer you a laid-back holiday experience. Here is the address to Metropole Katoomba if you are on a Blue Mountains Day trip from Sydney: 11-15 Gang Gang St, Katoomba NSW 2780
If you are looking for a cheap overnight stay, you can go to the YHA. Here you can get a private en-suite room at a pretty cheap rate with facilities including BBQ, games, Wi-Fi, TV, etc. You can save further by cooking your own meal at the stay’s kitchen and purchasing ingredients from the nearby supermarket (5-minutes away). Email them if you have any questions – contact YHA
Echo Point Motor Inn
Echo Point Motor Inn is most suitable for those who have a car and want to stay close to the Three Sisters. Although you may not get any luxurious facilities in this motel, you can surely get surprised by its cleanliness. It is definitely a cheap and convenient accommodation in Katoomba and is a few minute’s walks away from the Three Sisters.
Backpacker hostels near Wentworth Falls area
The USP of the Mountain B&B is its tasteful décor and comfy rooms. Words cannot possibly define the view this place offers, and you would need to stay here to experience it on your own. This place is always in high demand so, we suggest you book it in well advance. This place is only 3.4 km away from Wentworth Falls Lake and has free self-parking onsite. Give them a call if you want to book a room: (+61) 0432 922 800
Echo Point Discovery Motel
Echo Point Discovery Motel offers modest rooms with BBQ facilities. This is an affordable place to stay near the Wentworth Falls area and is pet-friendly. So, travel to Blue Mountains, stay here and explore the area with your four-legged friends without any worry. Here is the address for this budget accommodation in the Blue Mountains area – 18 Echo Point Road, Katoomba NSW 2780
Megalong Valley Area
Jenolan Caves House
If planning to explore the magical Jenolan Caves and stay nearby, then the Jenolan Caves House is perfect for you. It is a historic place and maintains its flavour. The rooms that will take you back in time, away from the 21st-century hustle. Apart from the Jenolan Caves, you can also explore nearby walking tracks on your own. Here is the Google Maps navigation – https://g.page/JenolanCavesHouse?share
Where to stay in Blackheath
Blackheath Motor Inn
Blackheath Motor Inn is one of the best places for a budget stay in the Blue Mountains, especially if you are looking to stay in the Blackheath area. This is place is quite affordable and offers clean and cosy rooms for the guests. This inn is only a 3-minute walk from Blackheath train station and is located near the road. Your hosts are Garry & Jane Dundon of this Inn. Contact them via 02 4787 8788 if you need further information before making a booking.
Here is the Google map link if you are self-driving and needed to use GPS navigation- https://goo.gl/maps/SnqdW6sxb68kUGRV8
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