There are numerous heritage sites to explore, while staying in our Parramatta accommodation, including: The Experiment Farm, which was Australia's first private farm, developed in 1793 by ex-convict James Ruse and features an Indian bungalow built in 1793 by Surgeon Harris, which contains 1830s furniture and an exhibition on the life of James Ruse; The Lancer Barracks, built in 1820 to house British garrison troops; the twin towers of St Johns Cathedral, which date back to 1819; the Parramatta Town Hall, which was built in 1883; Old Government House, which is Australia's oldest surviving public building, built between 1799 and 1818 by Governors John Hunter and Lachlan Macquarie and boasts the nation's most important collection of early Australian furniture; The Centenary Fountain & Clock, erected in 1888 to commemorate 100 years of convict settlement.
Visit Elizabeth Farm, while staying in our Parramatta accommodation, and see one of Australia's most important historical sites. The farm was home to noted pastoralists John and Elizabeth Macarthur from 1793 until 1850, and contains part of the oldest European building in Australia complete with a museum. Or visit, Hambledon Cottage, originally part of the Elizabeth Farm estate the cottage still contains the original and furniture of the period.
While staying in our Parramatta accommodation, visit Parramatta Park and see the Tudor Gatehouse, Governor Brisbane's Bathhouse and The Boer War Memorial.
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Hotels in Parramatta start at AU$107 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.