Where to Stay in the Bellingen Shire.

Stay in the Bellingen Shire – a secret haven along the Waterfall Way on the NSW mid-north coast. This region is popular for its unique landscape where the Great Dividing Range almost touches the sea. It boasts a diverse history and proud indigenous culture, and is home to an eclectic community. Interesting in so many ways and with so much to offer, it’s no wonder visitors return time & time again. When you visit the Bellingen Shire you can choose from a diverse range of accommodation which caters to all tastes and budgets, from pubs, motels, b&b’s, cabins, farmstays and camp grounds, almost all of which are owned and run by locals. Click here for the complete listing.


Afterglow Cottages
Stay in our new architect-designed cottage or the converted 1940s dairy – both now spacious self-contained one-bedroom cottages where quality new fittings and furnishings create an atmosphere of comfort and simple elegance. Afterglow offers a perfect base for exploring Bellingen and the surrounding countryside – from World Heritage rainforest, cascading waterfalls and stunning beaches to the town’s vibrant cafes, famous festivals and friendly community markets.
Ph: 6655 2215

Aniseed Luxury Cottages
If your looking for the perfect accommodation in Bellingen then Aniseed  is luxury accommodation at its best. Our luxury self contained villas are nestled in the Promised Land Valley just below the Dividing Range. Our secluded property is just minutes drive from the charming town of Bellingen. Not your average couples getaway, but two modern villas set against the backdrop of the Dorrigo ranges.
Ph: 0401 953 551

Belfry Guesthouse
The Belfry Guesthouse / Bellingen YHA is one of Australia’s most laid back guesthouses. It’s a beautiful and homely YHA set amongst beautiful country. The Belfry overlooks the Bellinger River, with views arcross the Bellinger valley. This 10 room guesthouse is situated in a character filled, three-story, freshly painted weatherboard building and has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Ph: 02 6655 1116

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Bella Vista
Comfortable, Private and Self-Contained Accommodation with Pool – Sleeps 1 – 9  (Extra mattresses can be added to accommodate up to 12). Bella Vista is situated just up the hill from beautiful Bellingen amongst lush rainforest gardens.  The house is available as a four, three, two or one bedroom private home, without the need to share your living space with strangers.
Ph: 0421 444 025

Bellingen Riverside Cottages
Bellingen Riverside Cottages offers four exclusive self contained cottages in Bellingen. We are situated on the banks of the Bellinger River, 2km from Bellingen, in the clean, country setting of the Bellinger Valley. You are warmly invited to join us for that special, self-paced holiday you have been promising yourself.
Ph: 0413 317 635

Bellingen Valley Lodge
Set on seven hectares of landscaped gardens, the Bellingen Valley Lodge has magnificent views of the mountains and valley. Its tranquil setting is quiet and private, yet its still close to the centre of Bellingen. Swim in the pool, make use of the outdoor BBQ. Enjoy a wonderful meal in The Terrace which is open Thurs-Sat for dinner, and Sat/Sun for breakfast.
Ph: 02 6655 1599

Casabelle Guest House B&B
Step in to the tranquil ambience of CasaBelle, award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation set amid 13 acres of landscaped gardens in Bellingen, New South Wales. Just like the villas of Tuscany, CasaBelle sits high on a hill offering privacy and sweeping views over nearby Bellingen.
Ph: 02 6655 9311

Dairy Bales Moo River Farm
This is your private self-contained space to relax, explore and enjoy. Located on the NSW Mid North Coast, Bellingen’s landscape will weave its magic. Set on Moo River Farm’s 45 acres of cleared & forested land and bordered by the river and the rainforest you’re just 15 minutes from the vibrant Bellingen township. Relax and soak up the natural surrounding beauty.
Ph: 02 0425 237 527

Fernridge Farm
Fernridge Farm Cottage is a one hundred year old cottage, built by one of the original settler families in the Bellingen district. The cottage faces north toward the Bellinger River and the mountains of the Dorrigo escarpment, and offers absolute privacy. It was completely renovated about 20 years ago, and has been updated and upgraded in the years since.  In 2010 it was featured on “Better Homes and Gardens”.
Ph: 02 6655 2142

Koompartoo Chalet Cabins
Koompartoo Retreat has four exquisite rainforest cottages and a comfortable homestead cabin. Less than one kilometre from the Bellingen town centre this gorgeous holiday accommodation is surrounded by five acres of luxuriant tropical gardens. The cottages are crafted from local hardwoods with stained glass bay windows, polished timber floors, high ceilings and wide shady verandahs.
Ph: 0457 678 746

Lilypad Luxury Accommodation
Your hosts Yvonne & Frank Wynen would like to share our beautiful property with you.  The minute you arrive at Lilypad you will feel relaxed.  We built the cabins with the sole intention of giving couples a place to unwind and take in the natural beauty of the Bellingen countryside.  Of eco design and compact in size, but filled with everything you need to have a stress free break.
Ph: 02 6655 0164

Lombok on Waterfall
Lombok on Waterfall Retreat is an architect-designed property overlooking one of Bellingen’s most magnificent valleys, this AAA Tourism 4-star rated Luxury villa is specifically designed to accommodate one adult couple. The luxury villa is a sanctuary for the soul, for guests to experience peace, romance, complete escape. Lombok blends modern comfort with traditional Eastern-inspired ambience.
Ph: 02 6655 8642

Promised Land Retreat
Simple elegant luxury amidst one of the most beautiful landscapes in Australia, Promised Land Retreat is the best luxury holiday accommodation in the Bellingen/Coffs Harbour area. Crafted out of timber, the modern chalets offer a stylish retreat with views of the Dorrigo escarpment. The 100 acre property is a sanctuary from the outside world, ideal for a romantic getaway or a family holiday.
Ph: 02 6655 9578

Staying for a Wedding?
There are a number of venues across the Bellingen Shire that cater to Wedding Parties.


Ridgetop Hideaway
Ridgetop Hideaway has an idyllic position high on one of Dorrigo’s rolling hills.  We offer a choice of dorrigo accommodation as either a spectacular 3 bedroom house or a separate 1 bedroom self contained unit.  All constructed of hand cut local stone and timber. Perfect for a short stopover or an extended stay.
Ph: 02 6657 2243

Dangar Falls Lodge
Overlooking the lush pastures of the Dorrigo Plateau, Dangar Falls Lodge is ideally situated next to the very scenic Dangar Fall, just 2km from Dorrigo town. The Lodge can accommodate up to 12 people.

Camping facilities are also available.  Kitchen and bathroom are shared.
Ph: 02 6657 2131

Heritage Hotel
Thanks to our classic accommodations and high level customer service, we’re able to link the past to the present. Heritage features include a soaring parapet, a wrought iron verandah and 1925 tiles.Internal features include a lead light canopy, stained timber ceilings, picture rails and authentic skirting boards. We invite you to sample the delicious cuisine at our restaurant.
Ph: 02 6657 2016


Reflections Hungry Head
Gather the crew for a date with nature at Reflections Holiday Parks Hungry Head. Nestled in a pocket of Australian rainforest just a short stroll from the beach, this sanctuary of 10 rustic cabins is a place where the simple becomes the significant.
Ph: 02 6655 6355

Reflections Mylestom
Relaxing, invigorating and beautiful, Reflections Holiday Parks Mylestom is perfectly positioned in this quiet village, nestled between the ocean and the River. Explore the adjacent Bongil Bongil National Park and marvel at the birdlife. Drop a line in the river or head to the sand for some beach fishing.
Ph: 02 6655 4250

Reflections Urunga
Just 30 minutes south of Coffs Harbour and 10 minutes from the must-see village of Bellingen, Urunga Holiday Park is in an idyllic location where the river meets the sea; a holiday oasis. Stroll the Urunga Boardwalk and look for dolphins. Catch a wave at the patrolled Hungry Head Beach or enjoy a paddle on the Urunga Lagoon.
Ph: 02 6655 6355

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Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga
Our resort boasts 32 fully self contains two bedroom apartments, consisting of 11 upstairs, 18 accessible ground floor & 3 wheelchair/easy access. All accommodation can sleep up to 6 guests at no additional charge.
h: 02 6655 3911

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