Nestled within the Walls of History: Where incredible industrial heritage meets world-class natural wonders in the Seven Valleys, NSW. Resting inside the historic 1881 Wallerawang School, Black Gold Motel is more than a destination; it’s an experience. We extend an invitation to family-friendly adventurers, corporate travelers, and large groups, to immerse themselves in a fusion of the past and present that creates unforgettable experiences. Complemented by a modern conference facility and proudly acclaimed as the highest-rated restaurant in the Blue Mountains on TripAdvisor, Black Gold ensures a warm welcome and an exceptional journey.
With so much to explore throughout the Blue Mountains, Seven Valleys & Central Tablelands NSW, one visit won’t be enough. Black Gold is situated in the middle of a long list of underrated tourist attractions. Nature has moved back into abandoned mining sites, while thousands of years of history sit within culturally significant sites such as Maiyingu Marragu, that remains a “bush school” to this day. Explore our Nearby page to learn of the variety of tourist attractions to uncover in our underestimated tourism hub.
Black Gold Motel offers an array of accommodation styles to ensure all travel requirements and more are exceeded.
Discover a hidden gem at the base of the Blue Mountains & Central West region. Set against a backdrop of captivating history, this revitalized venue, sprawling across 6 acres, seamlessly blends modern comfort with rustic charm, offering a dedicated space for functions and conferences, a family-friendly dining area, and an entertainment haven.
Drawing inspiration from the area’s rich mining heritage, our decor pays homage to this storied past, from the tastefully designed interiors to the thoughtfully chosen names for our hotel rooms and event spaces. The concept of the “crib room,” traditionally a sanctuary for miners during meal breaks, finds new life in The Crib Room Restaurant, providing you with a haven of comfort and nourishment.
Both locals and travelers have embraced The Crib Room Restaurant as their go-to gathering spot, and our consistent #1 Trip Advisor ranking in the Blue Mountains is a testament to the dedication of our talented chefs and the warm hospitality of our attentive staff.
Step inside The Crib Room Restaurant and encounter “Bob” Miller, our beloved coal miner statue, paying tribute to the tireless coal miners from our local district and across the globe, both past and present.
Indulge in classic Australian casual dining with a contemporary twist at The Crib Room, where a diverse array of delectable, wholesome dishes awaits, all served with a personalized touch that ensures a consistently delightful experience.
For those seeking the perfect pre-dinner or post-dinner drinks, the Lamp Room Lounge & Bar next door beckons with its well-stocked selection of local wines, craft beers, and spirits. Gaze out through the expansive windows, where panoramic views of the old school grounds create an inviting atmosphere, welcoming you to unwind and savor the moment, whether it’s the warmth of summer or the coziness of winter. Experience the unmatched charm of Black Gold Motel and create lasting memories in this captivating haven.