Hotel Opening: Nightcap at Macquarie Inn

Hotel Opening: Nightcap at Macquarie Inn

Situated just 4 km outside the centre of Dubbo in country NSW, Macquarie Inn offers guests 29 ground floor rooms with access to the onsite bar and bistro, large outdoor dining area, kids playground and an outdoor swimming pool for the warmer months. After undergoing renovations in 2021, Nightcap at Macquarie Inn reopens its doors as the 68th hotel under the Nightcap name.

The classic Aussie country town, Dubbo has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a long weekend getaway, visiting friends and family in the area or just passing through, Nightcap at Macquarie Inn offers affordable and comfortable country accommodation in a central location.

Here’s our guide to the top 5 things to do in Dubbo:

Dubbo City Centre
Once a quiet regional town, Dubbo has grown to become a major hub in NSW and a destination to soak up historical sites and natural beauty. From nature to culture history, food and drink, Dubbo has something for everyone.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Just 7 km from Macquarie Inn, the Taronga Western Plains Zoo offers the ultimate safari experience. You can walk, drive or ride around the paths to discover the wide range of animals that call this place home, including elephants giraffes, lions, zebras and more.

Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden
With four distinct spaces to explore, Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden is a serene place to spend the day while soaking up your surroundings. The centrally located Botanic Gardens includes a Shoyen (Japanese Garden), native plants, sensory garden and the Oasis Valley that showcases dry rainforest species. It’s definitely worth a visit on any trip to Dubbo.

Dubbo Airport
Dubbo Airport is located less than 10 km from Nightcap at Macquarie Inn, making the accommodation ideal for those travelling by air. The regional airport connects Dubbo with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle, Ballina and a handful of regional towns.

Old Dubbo Gaol
Take a step back in time and take part in the immersive experience of Old Dubbo Gaol. Wander around the historic site to see the exhibits and displays, catch the daily theatrical acts or join a guided tour. There are even tours after dark for those looking for a spooky thrill. Check out their website for more information.