The Aalana Motor Inn an immaculately presented, family owned motel is centrally located, surrounded by restaurants, clubs and shops in the charming town of Cowra NSW. We pride ourselves in cleanliness, friendliness & good old fashioned country hospitality.
Charge Back from local restaurants
Dry cleaning/laundry service
Parking for boats and trailers
Room service - limited service
|Check-in Instructions||Please see reception for check-in between 2pm & 9pm or for after hours check-ins you must contact the motel direct to make arrangements.|
|Getting There||300metres from the Post Office towards Bathurst, next door to KFC.|
|Parking||Car parking is available around the centre of the U shaped Motel.|
|Things To Do||Cowra has so much to offer that you'll need more than a day to take it all in. Cowra's Visitor Information Centre, with its lovely rose gardens, is a great place to learn about the region from friendly and professional staff.
The area's expanding vineyards offer tours to sample the superb local wines and specialty foods. Local wineries include The Cowra Estate, Chiverton, and Mulligan Wongara Vineyards. (Map of Cowra)
Cowra has many excellent restaurants to choose from.
Take a drive and experience Cowra's fascinating history, from the days of steam trains to the largest Prisoner Of War breakout in modern military history. Cowra is famous for its World War II POW camp where Japanese prisoners attempted a massive breakout in 1944. Places of interest include the POW Hologram Theatre and cemeteries, the magnificent Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre and the Conimbla National Park.
Cowra has also become the centre of hot air ballooning in New South Wales and Canowindra describes itself as 'The Balloon Capital of Australia'. The Water Slide at Wyangala Waters State Park is also a popular activity.
Local events include the Festival of Understanding, the Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival and the Cowra Wine and Food Festival with the Cowra Cork and Fork event.
Your itinerary can include:
The Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre
Wyangala Waters State Park and Water Slide
Cowra Fun Museum (War, Rail and Rural)
Wine Tasting in the Cowra Wine region (35 wineries)
Darby's Falls Observatory (Big Sky Country)
Cowra Art Gallery
War Cemeteries (Australian and Japanese War Graves)
P.O.W. Campsite (Historic Site and Monument)
P.O.W. Theatre (Visitors Information Centre, Hologram which tells you the story of the Cowra Breakout)
Italian Friendship Monument
Australian World Peace Bell
The Cowra Heritage Walk
Conimbla National Park (Bushwalking)
Cowra Golf Club (18 hole Golf course & Club house - enjoy true country hospitality)
Cowra Bowling & Recreational Club (3 Bowling Greens and Restaurant)
Cowra Services Club (Peregrine's Brasserie)
Aboriginal Murals beneath Lachlan River Bridge
|Business Facilities||Business facilities are available at reception.|
|Terms and Conditions||All bookings require a 1 nights deposit which will be debited from your card amex and diners require a 3% surcharge. All rooms are non-smoking & do not allow pets inside. Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 48 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night for bulk rooms of 3 or more or special events cancellation is 7 days notice.
Early Check-in and Late Check-out by arrangement only.Late Check-out without prior arrangment will be charged a fee of $20.00 per hour with out notice.