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Some Historical Facts about Armidale

August 26, 2017 Armidale History

Now that you’ve booked your Armidale accommodation with us, it’s high time we talked a little about this gem of a city. Armidale is now known as a cosmopolitan city nestled in NSW halfway between Brisbane and Sydney. But before it has developed into what it is today, Armidale had a colourful past. What started […]

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When in Armidale: Top 10 Activities to Do in Armidale

July 17, 2017 Activities

Armidale is a relatively small city located in the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. Only two hours from the coast, Armidale is situated halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. A delightful city with a unique blend of culture and diversity, it boasts an incredible natural beauty. Armidale is filled with stunning sights to see, delightful […]

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How to Prepare for a Road Trip Alone

June 30, 2017 Travel tips

Just because you’re going on a road trip alone, doesn’t mean you’ll be lonely! Road trips are often fun and exciting, especially if you’re cruising down the road with your friends as your favourite music plays in your car. However, road trips aren’t as exhilarating if you are doing it alone. They can get tedious, […]

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Why Accommodation is the Most Important Part of a Trip

June 15, 2017 Accommodation tips

For a satisfying vacation, choose your Armidale accommodation wisely. You have packed your bags and made a list of the top things you want to see or experience on your vacation to Armidale. On top of your itinerary, it’s a must to check if you have your accommodation covered. Your accommodation during a vacation can […]

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Travel Hacks When on a Business Trip

June 8, 2017 Travel tips

Business trips may seem all fun and glamour at the beginning, but they can get tedious at times, especially if you frequently travel for work. Since business trips are all about maximising productivity, individuals must be knowledgeable on the know-how’s of travelling for business. It doesn’t matter if you’re travelling by road or by air; […]

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Fun Activities for Kids in Armidale

May 31, 2017 Family trips

There are plenty of things to do in Armidale for you and your kids. Check out our list. Getting Armidale accommodation for a week-long holiday or just a simple weekend getaway is exciting. There are nearby sites around where you can go and explore. However, if you have kids with you, you may be left […]

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Have a Happily Ever After with these Armidale Wedding Ideas

May 18, 2017 Events in Armidale

Make your wedding more special by choosing Armidale. Two people committing themselves to each other in a wedding ceremony is one of the life’s greatest highlights. Whether you’re tying the knot or planning the wedding of a friend, the start of the wedding experience begins with preparations. You need to have the perfect theme and […]

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Important Things to Remember While Visiting a Winery

April 24, 2017 Winery

Most wineries around the country are family run, and have been passed from generation to generation and, just like any family, they value their traditions and you should consider yourself a guest when visiting one and, as such, act like one. Simple etiquette and good manners can make the difference between a good day out […]

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Best Restaurants to Try in Armidale

April 3, 2017 Travel tips

Find the best restaurants in Armidale, all accessible from your motel accommodation. Whether you have booked your Armidale accommodation already or you are still in the process of planning for the trip, it is good to know which restaurants are regarded as the best places to eat in town. From calm morning coffees to night […]

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Packing Tips for a weekend getaway

March 25, 2017 Travel tips

Are you planning to have a breather and go on a much needed weekend getaway in Armidale? Have you already booked your Armidale accommodation but has not started with packing? Do you want to make the trip hassle-free by keeping your baggage light, organised, and manageable? Here are some tips on how to pack your […]

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Tips for a Road Trip to Armidale

March 15, 2017 Travel tips

Your next road trip to Armidale is going to be classic when you take note of these tips and hacks. With its vastness, there is no doubt that Australia is one of the best places for road tripping. If you are planning to visit Armidale on a road trip, you are sure to find the […]

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Club Motel Armidale- Super close to conveniences

March 1, 2017 Armidale, Club Motel

If you are planning on spending some time in Armidale, you cannot go past the Club Motel Armidale when looking for accommodation. While it is located in a quiet street, it is within walking distance of a supermarket, post office, cinemas, the information centre, cafes, restaurants and many other amenities. The Club Motel Armidale is […]

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Top Playlists for Your Road Trip to Armidale

February 15, 2017 Road trip

Those who love to travel will definitely agree when we say that, sometimes, the best memories are made not at our destination, but on our journey. This is especially true when you go on a long road trip with your loved ones. Road trips are a great way to discover hidden wonders in your neighbourhood […]

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Regular events in Armidale

February 1, 2017 Events in Armidale, Uncategorized

There is always a diverse range of events and activities on offer in Armidale, no matter what time of year. There are a wide range of regular events, from music through art galleries, to a host of outdoor activities.  Every month there is also a host of special events – music, exhibitions, outdoor activities etc. […]

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Snacking on the Road

January 19, 2017 Road trip, Uncategorized

The Best and Worst Snacks You Can Bring Finally, you and your family get to have the dream vacation you have been looking forward to all year. Are you looking for a place to go where you can maximise your limited time, take advantage of great sceneries, and enjoy cheap motel accommodations? Then a road […]

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Sporting Events to Enjoy When in Armidale

January 3, 2017 Sporting Events

Residents of Armidale have a deep passion for sport. This city has an estimated population of roughly 26,000 residents, which has seen the development of world-class sports facilities. At present, Armidale has 8 ovals for cricket, a modern indoor arena, 22 outdoor netball courts, 50 tennis courts, an Olympic-sized pool, and a gymnastics centre. If […]

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Tips When Going to Wollomombi Falls

December 15, 2016 Armidale

Armidale is abundant with parks, gardens, and other fascinating views offered by Mother Nature. Wollomombi Falls is one of the most scenic places located in Armidale. The breathtaking sight is so beautiful, that tourists flock the place, especially after a heavy downpour when the view is much more captivating.  But how exactly can you get […]

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Events in Armidale in December

December 1, 2016 Events in Armidale

There is so much to see and do in Armidale in December!  If you are planning to be in the Armidale area anytime in December, make sure you book your Armidale accommodation, as you will need extra time to enjoy the variety of activities on offer for the whole family. **Christmas in the Mall – […]

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Experience Culture and Art at Armidale

November 15, 2016 Armidale

Are you a big fan of paintings and contemporary art? Do you enjoy learning about a place’s history and rich culture? Are plays, musicals, and other performing arts your cup of tea? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then start booking Club Motel Armidale as your Armidale accommodation because Armidale is […]

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Events in Armidale in November

November 1, 2016 Monthly events

If you are planning on visiting the Armidale region in November, consider looking for extra Armidale accommodation, as there is so much happening that you will most likely need to spend more than a day to enjoy some of what Armidale has to offer. **  CELEBRATE  ‘DAY  OF  THE  DEAD’ @ The Coughing Gherkin: Tuesday […]

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Best Spots to Dine in Armidale after a Long Day of Adventure

October 17, 2016 Armidale

It sure is enjoyable to roam around the beautiful city of Armidale, with its breathtaking sights and the thrills that come with it. But beyond the sights are the most friendly and hospitable people who will welcome you to enjoy the city’s magnificent views. But did you know that aside for the wonderful accommodation Armidale […]

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Events/ Outdoor activities in Armidale in October

October 3, 2016 Monthly events, Uncategorized

No matter when you are in Armidale, you will always be assured of a wide range of outdoor activities.  There are so many to choose from, appealing to all ages and interests, as you will see in this exciting line-up in October. ** WALCHA  MOUNTAIN  FESTIVAL:  Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October VENUE: various, see […]

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Visiting Armidale in Different Seasons

September 19, 2016 Armidale

Armidale is arguably among the most beautiful places in NSW. A favourite travel destination that caters to all travellers of all ages. Whether you are looking for some relaxing and laidback me-time, a family getaway, or a new adventure, the place has something for you. Get ready to be mesmerised by Armidale. Below, we have […]

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Music, Theatre & Dance Events in Armidale in September 2016

September 4, 2016 Monthly events

There is always a diverse range of events and activities on offer in Armidale, no matter what time of year – and this September there is an exciting line-up of music and theatre to enjoy!! Sydney Comedy Festival:  Friday 9th September VENUE: Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 8.00-10.00pm. COST: $32.50. […]

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How to Entertain Yourself on a Road Trip

August 26, 2016 Activities, Armidale, Road trip

Road trips always sound fun and exciting while you are planning them. But after hours on the road towards your Armidale motel, you’ll have to find ways to entertain yourself before you go mad inside that cramped car. Once you have run out of things to talk about or grown tired of the scenery, here […]

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Travel Essentials: What it truly means to Pack Light

August 12, 2016 Club Motel, Travel

More and more people are now experiencing the beauty of packing light when they travel. Packing light translates to going through airports amazingly fast. You do not have to wait at the airport for luggage and you eliminate the stress of thinking about lost bags. There are people who cannot choose what to bring and […]

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Events in Armidale in August 2016

July 29, 2016 Armidale, Monthly events

Although winter is in full swing, Armidale still has a variety of activities to keep everyone entertained.  No matter what the weather, there is always something on offer for everybody.  Just take a look at what Armidale has to offer in August …. WIGGLES  @  THE  SERVIES !!  –  Sunday 7th August 2016 Yes, the […]

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Budget Travel Tips When Backpacking Armidale

Backpacking is a wonderful form of travel where you can truly experience the sites and feel of a place without burning your pockets. Contrary to what some people may think, you do not need to have a big budget in order to be able to have a fun and exciting experience while in Armidale. Here […]

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Events In Armidale In July 2016

So winter has truly set in, but in Armidale there is always something for everybody to do, whether inside or out.  And what a line up there is for July!! CHRISTMAS IN JULY: FAMILY FUN @ PETERSONS on Saturday 9th July. A family highlight for July!!  With a Christmas theme, including a Christmas tree and […]

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Touring Armidale: What to Do and How to Go Around

Armidale City is the most cosmopolitan, modern and multicultural city in New South Wales aside from Sydney. Located on the Northern Tablelands, there are endless things to do in Armidale. From the art to the parks to the people, to getting around the city and to Armidale accommodation, read more about how you can make […]

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Top Restaurants To Try In Armidale

Your trip to Armidale will not be complete until you experience the delicious and varied cuisines that the city has to offer. We eat food not only to fill our bellies, but to experience the unique tastes and culture that come with eating food that is distinct to a particular place. After having rested in […]

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Events In Armidale In June 2016

June 4, 2016 Armidale, Club Motel, Travel

If you happen to be in Armidale in June, you will enjoy the magnificent winter weather the city has to offer.  Sunny days are forecast for nearly all of June, which makes it possible to enjoy Armidale outdoors, as well as inside! Whenever you visit Armidale, there will most likely be an event in or […]

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Armidale Events In May 2016

If you happen to be in Armidale in May, you will enjoy the magnificent display of autumn colours provided by the deciduous tree-lined streets.  There are also many parks and gardens around Armidale, all showing off their brilliant autumn colours. Whenever you visit Armidale, there will most likely be an event in or around the area […]

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Events In Armidale – April 2016

Armidale is a picturesque historic city (with Heritage buildings and grand cathedrals) set among rolling hills in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, half way between Sydney and Brisbane – so if you are driving between the two cities, Armidale is the perfect place to stop and explore. There is something for everyone in Armidale, […]

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Getting To Know Armidale Better Through Its Culture

Armidale, a New England town, is known not only for its colourful autumn, but also for being the country’s seat of learning and culture. Armidale is home to the University of New England (UNE) which is the first university established outside Australia’s capital city, Canberra. This learning institution has helped a lot in the growth […]

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Must see places in Armidale

March 4, 2016 Travel

Armidale, a region of New England, is located between Sydney and Brisbane in Australia. It is a city with the highest altitude and a host of natural wonders. These include the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia with over fifty rainforests and which have earned a World Heritage status. Armidale is likewise surrounded by cultural and historical […]

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What to Expect when Travelling to Australia

January 1, 2016 Armidale, Travel

Australia is always one of the top spots in the bucket lists of travellers today. It is hugely popular as a backpacking and driving tourist spot. It is packed with natural beauty such as rainforests and beaches. Its grand structures such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney are definitely worth a visit. […]

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Celebrate Christmas with us

December 18, 2015 Armidale

Looking for a Unique Way to Celebrate Christmas?  Do it the Australian Way! Snowflakes, fireplace, Santa on his sleigh – these are just some of the famous images related to a “White Christmas”, which if you are visiting Australia from the Northern Hemisphere you may have experienced many times and automatically think of these when […]

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Where to Next: Outdoor Adventures in Armidale

December 14, 2015 Activities, Armidale

Armidale is such an exciting and beautiful place to be in. Located in the Northern Tablelands in NSW, the moment you step in to Armidale, you’ll sure fall in love with every sight you see. Top things to do in Armidale There are a number of things you can do in Armidale. The stunning place […]

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