Overview of Hostel
The house was built in the circa 1913 and operated as one of the earliest guesthouses in Katoomba, and retains many original features. It has been lovingly restored over the years and improved with ducted central heating, new kitchen and bathrooms and WiFi.
14 Lovel St is a warm friendly place to
Two hour train ride from Central station, Sydney to Katoomba.
Call 131 500 for train times or view online
Walk out to the town side of Katoomba railway station. Turn left and walk 6-8 mins (600m).14 Lovel St is on the left side of the road, after Glenview Street.
We have a short video online showing you the way to get to us from the station.
Allow 1.5 to 2 hours from Sydney, depending on traffic.
There is plenty of unrestricted street parking on Lovel Street.
We are on the raised footpath side of the street. There are stairs two doors up (near 10 Lovel St) then walk downhill; or if you park closer to the corner of York St then you walk about two doors uphill..
We are located 6-8 minute walk from Katoomba train station and town centre shops, where you will also find transport to all attractions including the Scenic Railway (steepest incline) and the famous Three Sisters and Echo Point. We are also about 15 mins walk from Leura town where you will find cafes, quaint shops and beautiful gardens.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
PAYMENT & CANCELLATION A credit card is still required for security. We require 48 hours' notice if you wish to cancel a booking. CHECK IN Office hours are from 9am to 1pm and 5-8.30pm every day. Let us know if you plan to arrive after 8.30pm and we can leave a key out. Please ensure you provide a contact number so that we can reach you regarding your booking. Self check in is available during the day. Come through side door of hostel and find your name and room number on the board at the Office. Instructions are displayed at the Office. All facilities available on arrival. NOT A PARTY HOSTEL We are not a party hostel. We ask that you respect other guests and their desire for quiet, especially at night. Our house is over 100 years old and noise travels. Please keep noise down, especially after 10pm and before 7am. This includes the rooms as well as common areas. NO CHILDREN UNDER 12 We do not accommodate children under 12 years of age and this policy is not negotiable on arrival. You will forfeit your payment as per cancellation policy. NO LONG TERM ACCOMMODATION We do not provide long term accommodation.