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Royal Hotel

Hill End Historic Site

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Royal Hotel.

Getting there and parking

The Royal Hotel is in the centre of town in Hill End Historic Site. To get there:

From Bathurst (allow 1.5hrs)

  • Turn off the Great Western highway onto Gilmour St at Kelso
  • Follow Sofala Road for around 45km
  • At Sofala, turn left onto Hill End Road and continue for around 37.5km to Hill End Historic Site

From Mudgee (allow 1.25hrs)

  • Head north, towards Gulgong on the Castlereagh Highway
  • Turn left onto Hill End Road and continue for around 69km to Hill End Historic Site

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Several parking spots are available on Beyers Avenue, in front of the Royal Hotel or General Store.


The Royal Hotel features a dining room, outdoor bistro area and beer garden, bar, pool table, wood fire, telephone and toilet facilities.


  • Flush toilets



Drinking water

Public phone

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


Disability access level - no wheelchair access

The first storey of the Royal Hotel has narrow doorways and small steps. There is no wheelchair access to the second storey.


The Royal Hotel is a family-friendly environment and children can enjoy themselves in all parts of the hotel except the main bar, which is restricted to 18 years and over.



NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map of Royal Hotel, Hill End Historic Site

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