Derived from the aboriginal word, Kedumba (which translates to shiny, falling waters), Katoomba is a town in the heart of the ethereal Blue Mountains. This fairy tale town is a delightful mix of history, art galleries, graffiti, boutiques, and upbeat café culture. Enjoy the stunning cliffside views offered by the Scenic Railways, the steepest railway incline in the world. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surrounding parks and viewpoints or enjoy the artsy, bohemian vibe in town. Live in one of the many Stays accommodations here for holiday as charming as the surrounding natural beauty. Here’s a selection of the most affordable and comfortable Stays accommodations in Katoomba.
If you are looking for a tranquil mountain house with a cozy fireplace to gather around in the evenings, this Stayz accommodation with captivating escarpment views is perfect for you. Treetops Retreat is a spacious four-bedroom, centrally-heated mountain lodge that can occupy a maximum of nine guests. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor seating area and barbeque facilities, an undercover car park for three cars, and a separate entertainment area. Though hidden in a quiet and undisturbed bushland block, the property is close to the Katoomba town center and a few minutes drive from attractions such as the Three Sisters, the Scenic World, Leura, and Blackheath.
Treetops Retreat - Great location and panoramic views76 Stuarts Road
If you are looking for a cheerful accommodation that brings together the best of modern living and traditional charm, then this Stayz accommodation is the match for you. This well-furnished five-bedroom cottage comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area with a twelve-seater table, an entertainment room, gas central heating, and a washing machine to keep your stay comfortable. If you are driving to Katoomba, there’s plenty of safe parking space on the driveway as well as a closed car park for a single car. It is within walking distance of cafes, gourmet restaurants, the aquatic center, native bushland, and the starting points of nature walks to Katoomba Falls, Scenic World, and the Three Sisters.
Grevillea Cottage - Katoomba12 Waratah St, Katoomba, 2045
Located on the corner of the Cliff Drive and Merriwa St., this three-bedroom house overlooks Mt Solitary and the Jamison Valley. Here, you can enjoy the escarpment view while sipping coffee in your bed. Apart from a great view, the house also has all the amenities required for a comfortable stay - an independent kitchen and an outdoor grill, central heating, a charming fireplace, an elegantly done up living room, clothes washing and drying facilities, a well-stocked entertainment room, and tastefully designed outside seating. You also enjoy a convenient location here. There are two fabulous restaurants, the Rooster French and Solitary Restaurant and Kiosk, within a walking distance. The Prince Henry Cliff Walk Across is just across the cottage.
**Solitary Retreat**50 Merriwa Street
This Stayz four-bedroom pet-friendly holiday home, with treelined views of Mount Solitary and Megalong Valley, easily accommodates up to 12 guests. It has centralized gas heating, air conditioning, free WiFi, entertainment facilities, a washer and dryer, and a safe parking space. There are a well-equipped kitchen and a well-stocked pantry. You can cook to your heart’s content here! Enjoy your meals in the dining area or on the deck which has a lovely sunset view. After a long day, relax in the spa bath in the main bathroom. All beds have electric blankets to keep you warm. A short 10-minute stroll through the parkland will take you to Katoomba town. Or, you can walk to the Leura Mall and nearby attractions within 15 minutes.
Harry's Lookout - 'Home-away-from-Home'8 Wilson St
Do you love period movies and decor? If yes, then this beautiful three-bedroom house with vintage furnishings, double glazed windows with cedar shutters and wooden floored bedrooms, is your perfect holiday home. While the decor will make you travel back in time, the kitchen and bathrooms with all the modern amenities will keep you comfortable. You can also access your social media and music through the NBN WiFi. The house has air conditioning, central heating, laundry facilities, a fireplace, cable TV, parking, and a fold-out bed for extra guests. The pride of the house is the snooker room with some guitars, a jukebox, and a baby grand piano. You have boutiques and cafes in Katoomba as well as the bushwalks closeby.
Cascades Manor - Luxury Home in Katoomba with period furnishings throught.137 Cascade Street Katoomba
This well-planned four-bedroom house boasts stunning mountain views from all the rooms as well as the large entertainment deck and patio. It has five bathrooms with a spa in one, a washer and dryer, air conditioning, heating, internet, and all the kitchen essentials. There’s something close by for everyone here. Several golf courses, bush walks, and scenic lookouts are all within a short drive. A day trip to Jenolan Caves is a great option. Other convenient activities are horse rides along the Hartley and Megalong Valley, a ride on the Zig Zag railway which is just a 20 minutes’ drive, a trip to Scenic railway and skyway within a five minutes’ drive, or a gentle 15-minute stroll to the Leura Toy and Railway Museum.
Cliffnest House with views324 Cliff Drive
Located in a quiet corner of Katoomba town, this property is within a short drive from well-known attractions such as the Katoomba galleries and Katoomba Cultural Centre and Café, United Cinemas, the Edge, Leura Toy and Railway Museum, Echo Point, the Three Sisters, and the Scenic Railway and Skyway. They provide a comfortable stay with gas central heating, laundry facilities, and an entertainment room. The spacious kitchen has everything you need to cook your meals, including a Sunbeam Sandwich Press for quick snacks. The pantry is stocked with complimentary honey, jams, marmalade, and Twinings and Planet Organic teas. You can also pick fresh seasonings from the herb garden. Relax in the garden here, read some books, and enjoy the laughter of Kookaburras in the gum trees.
GRACE COTTAGE - Katoomba CENTRALLY HEATED + FOXTEL19 Second Avenue
If you are looking for a cozy and romantic stay and a leisurely exploration of Katoomba city, then this romantic two-bedroom cottage is the perfect place for you. You can sit by a cozy fireplace in the living room and enjoy the stunning views from floor to ceiling windows. Located in the heart of the Blue Mountains World Heritage area, on the historic Lurline street, it can comfortably accommodate up to seven guests. This place does not allow children. It has everything to make your stay a real pleasure - antique furniture, a country kitchen with everything you need, electric blankets, a barbecue, a well-stocked entertainment room, and electric blankets.
Sidney's Retreat Katoomba36 Lurline Street, Katoomba
To experience the boho charms of an artist’s life, live in this three-bedroom holiday apartment located on the third floor of an art deco building. The house accommodates up to six guests. It is in the center of Katoomba, within a walking distance of restaurants, cafes, bars, and boutiques. You also enjoy a fabulous view of the mountains, especially from the terrace which offers a 360-degree panoramic view. You’ll have quality linens, breakfast provisions, laundry facilities, unlimited WiFi, electric blankets, and a deep bath where you can relax. It is a chic place within easy reach of all local transport, perfect for a couple, a small group, or a solo traveler.
Apartment Central - Magnificent Views8/122 Katoomba St
If you want to stay close to the most popular mountain spots, then this four-bedroom property is perfect for you. You can walk to the Three Sisters Lookout or Scenic World Skyway within five minutes. Drive to Katoomba Shopping Complex within three minutes for great food and shopping options. This home has all the comforts for a couple or a large group - there’s gas heating, an open fire, a media room, ample parking space, a functional kitchen, and a barbecue area. You’ll surely have a wonderful stay here.
Khandala Cottage. Magical Mountain views Katoomba319 Katoomba St
Fall in love with Katoomba
Apart from the beautiful World Heritage recognized, Greater Blue Mountains Area, you also have the quirky and captivating town of Katoomba to explore. This town has something to interest every traveler as well as a variety of beautiful holiday homes. In case you haven’t booked one yet, choose a Stayz accommodation in Katoomba for a comfortable and hassle-free stay.
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