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4.4 out of 5

"I have stayed at the Bowen Inn in the past and for this reason continue to use it when passing through Lithgow. Good location, great staff and good f ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 27 Jun 2018

Hotel Description

At Bowen Inn Motel, you'll be 11.1 km (6.9 mi) from Wollemi National Park and 38.6 km (24 mi) from Katoomba Scenic World. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 25 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy DVD players, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. Fridges and room service make in-room dining convenient. Irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are also available.

The restaurant, Surveyors Restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. Business travellers can take advantage of conference space and a business centre. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a garden and a picnic area. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 9 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4-star South Bowenfels motel, you'll be 38.9 km (24.2 mi) from Three Sisters.

Deluxe Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$132 per night

Deluxe King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Queen Spa Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive King Spa Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Bowen Inn Motel ratings based on 142 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bowen Inn Motel

Everyone (79) Couples (50) Business (1) Family (12)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Perfect open fire place in restaurant communal area.

Posted by , from Sydney on 10 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Comfortable and cosy property. Spacious and large room, wiht coffee making facility.

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2019

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3 out of 5
Property is close to the main road although there were no problems with traffic noise. Lovely little grassed area on site with nice view to the hills. Restaurant area cosy. Rooms nice but starting to look a little tired.

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Room was spacious & comfortable. Onsite restaurant was amazing. Will definitely stay again.

Posted by , from Lake Macquarie NSW on 28 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
Great hotel, for a stay in Lithgow, on the main road but no traffic noise.

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Tidy, Ian is a very accommodating manager. No issues

Posted by on 28 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Lovely motel clean tidy rooms. However no room service or restaurant open when I stayed which was unfortunate I then had to go back to town. Great price great staff

Posted by , from Dubbo on 27 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Room was nice and staff very helpful ………………………………………………………………………………………….

Posted by on 7 Sep. 2018

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. There's an onsite business centre. The business-friendly Bowen Inn Motel also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star South Bowenfels motel.

  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (139.8 km / 86.9 mi)
  • Train station: Bowenfels Station (3 km / 1.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Bowen Inn Motel offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and microwaves can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

Surveyors Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 8 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The property’s restaurant is closed on Monday for Breakfast and on Sunday for Lunch and Dinner. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 15.00 and AUD 25.00 for adults, and AUD 10.00 and AUD 20.00 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bowen Inn Motel Lithgow
  • Bowen Inn Motel
  • Bowen Lithgow
  • Best Western Lithgow
  • Lithgow Best Western
  • Bowen Inn Motel South Bowenfels
  • Bowen South Bowenfels

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.