Black Gold Motel

Welcome to The Barton Centre! If you’re in search of a conference venue in the Blue Mountains or Central West region, your search ends here.

Nestled on the grounds of Black Gold Motel, a charming 71-room property surrounded by stunning natural assets in Wallerawang (located two hours west of Sydney), our establishment features a spacious, boutique restaurant that caters to all your culinary needs, providing a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere.

We recognize the pivotal role of technology, and The Barton Centre offers cutting-edge video conferencing and collaboration tools, equipped with the latest in audio-visual equipment. Our meeting technology is supported by high-speed fiber internet and top-tier Wi-Fi infrastructure, ensuring you have the tools you need with simplicity at the forefront.

This is no ordinary meeting or conference space! Our goal is to make you and your team feel special and well-equipped while meeting your commercial needs. With our highly experienced team adept at hosting events of all sizes and types, everything you need is conveniently on-site, free from the hassles of the city.


Our expertise extends to hosting and catering events for both government and private sectors. Whether it’s a training, conference, meeting, networking, or team-building event, our experienced team understands the intricacies required to ensure your event’s success. 

We handle all the details, tailor our services to your needs, and bring a commitment to excellence that guarantees a seamless and memorable experience. 

Trust us to deliver, so you can focus on your event’s objectives and leave a lasting impression on your attendees. 

Contact us to get started on creating a remarkable event together!

Scanlan Room
Conference Room

Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and flexible seating arrangements, the Scanlan Room can effortlessly accommodate a range of event styles and sizes. Whether you’re hosting a business conference, meeting, networking, team building event, our dedicated event team is on hand to ensure every detail is flawlessly executed.

Seating capacity of 80 individuals (depending on the seating arrangement)

Catering services are provided by the adjacent Crib Room Restaurant.

State-of-the-art collaboration screens, high-speed fiber internet, and a robust Wi-Fi system designed for businesses.

Each room is equipped with video conferencing capabilities, and the meeting rooms feature 360-degree conference cameras.

You have the convenience of "casting" content from any device to any display within the room.

140" projector screen, a professional-grade laser projector, and top-notch audio equipment.

Hearing Loop technology available to cater to individuals or groups with hearing impairments.

Our facility is enhanced by an onsite Accommodation and Restaurant, which has been rated as the number one on Trip Advisor!

Whitty & Van Der Velden Rooms
Board / Meetings Rooms

Experience the Whitty & Van der Velden Rooms at the Barton Centre, where sophistication meets functionality. We strive to create an environment that inspires collaboration, innovation, and success, making your next board meeting or executive gathering truly exceptional.

Experience the Whitty & Van der Velden Rooms at the Barton Centre, where sophistication meets functionality. We strive to create an environment that inspires collaboration, innovation, and success, making your next board meeting or executive gathering truly exceptional.

The Whitty and Van Der Velden Rooms can accommodate either 8-10 people individually or a combined total of 18 people.

Barton Centre | Floor Plan
Black Gold Motel
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For further enquiries or to receive our Conference Pack

Each of our conference rooms is thoughtfully outfitted with cutting-edge media and technical amenities designed to meet a diverse range of facilitator and event demands. From a top-tier Laser Projector and an expansive 140″ Projector screen to Collaboration Screens, Enterprise Grade Wi-Fi with lightning-fast fiber internet, casting capabilities, 360-degree video conferencing, HDMI connectivity, microphones, high-quality audio systems, immersive surround sound, innovative “glass boards” (modern whiteboards), and traditional flip charts, we’ve covered every detail.

We value your unique needs, and if you have specific requirements or special requests, please don’t hesitate to inform us. We take great pride in being a family-run business committed to delivering exceptional experiences to our valued guests. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we’re dedicated to going above and beyond to ensure your event is a resounding success.


We offer a versatile selection of conference styles, perfectly tailored to accommodate various corporate needs. Whether you’re planning a dynamic corporate forum, a focused board meeting, an insightful symposium, an industry-wide conference, a collaborative brainstorming session, an engaging seminar, a group presentation, an impactful training program, or a team-building event, we have options that suit them all.

Choose from a range of layouts:

  • Theatre style
  • Classroom arrangement
  • U-shape setup
  • Boardroom configuration

    Your preferences matter to us, and we’re here to accommodate the best fit for your unique business event. Let us know your requirements, and we’ll work closely with you to create the ideal setting to meet your goals.

We have several options for groups of all shapes and sizes, please get in touch via email / phone or by filling out the form below and we will send you our conference package.