Royal Hotel, Maitland


Royal Hotel West Maitland NSW 1924 ANU

Bickerton’s Royal Hotel, Maitland, 1924. Photo: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University.

former royal hotel maitland google

Former Royal Hotel, Maitland, 2018. Photo: Google Streetview


Mr. Frank Hinchey, the popular manager of Bickerton’s Royal Hotel, opposite the Town Hall, West Maitland intimates by advertisement in this issue that first-class accommodation may be procured there for travellers at a tariff of 6 shillings per day with a liberal induction for boarders. All drinks are kept on ice, and Tooth’s draught ale, Resch’s lager and C.B. bottled ales, with the best wines are on sale by glass or bottle. A counter lunch is provided daily.

– The Maitland Daily Mercury Saturday 14 December 1918

  • Established in 1872 as Hook’s Hotel, renamed Cohen’s 1882, Main’s Family 1889, Excelsior and finally the Royal Hotel in 1902, the historic business closed in 1983.


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