NSW hotels

Town Hall Hotel, Newtown

ROBBERY IN HOTEL Secreting themselves in the boiler room of the Town Hall Hotel, King-street, Newtown, before closing time yesterday, thieves emerged from their hiding place after the last customer had gone, and stole 50 bottles of whisky, 175 packets of cigarettes and… Read More ›

Old timers at Kurri

Robert Bruce, 74, and Andy Callaghan, 73, retired mineworkers, chat over a cool glass of beer at Kurri Kurri yesterday. – Newcastle Morning Herald  (NSW) Tuesday 6 December 1949.  

Imperial Hotel, Walgett

Ice Put in Hotel Guests’ Baths SYDNEY, Friday. The water was so hot at Walgett yesterday during the fierce State-wide heat that at the Imperial Hotel ice had to be put in the baths for guests. Temperatures ranged from 106.3 (41.2C.) at Sydney to 116.2… Read More ›

Royal Hotel, Dungog

A STRANGE VISITOR. On Tuesday afternoon a ‘cheeky’ rabbit was seen running down Dungog’s’ main street, between the School of Arts and Green’s. Suddenly, it changed its mind, turned round and, to the yells and whoops of the children who had just… Read More ›

Vauxhall Inn, Granville

  A Bucket of Rum An interesting souvenir of the opening of the first railway in New South Wales from Sydney to Parramatta Junction is a miniature bucket. On September 22nd, 1855, the opening day, the proprietor of the Vauxhall… Read More ›

Albion Hotel, Braidwood

OLD HOTEL TO CLOSE BRAIDWOOD, Wednesday.— With the approval of the Licensing Board for the surrender of the licence, the Albion Hotel, Braidwood (NSW), one of the oldest in the State, will close in six months. On behalf of the… Read More ›

Tourist Hotel, Bathurst

  PASSING OF OLD HOTEL NAMES. Magistrate’s Regret. The passing of the picturesque names of hotels of earlier days was commented on in the Bathurst Licensing Court by Mr. Bromhead, P.M. He granted an application to change the name of the First… Read More ›

Albion Hotel, Braidwood

OLD HOTEL TO CLOSE BRAIDWOOD, Wednesday.— With the approval of the Licensing Board for the surrender of the licence, the Albion Hotel, Braidwood (NSW), one of the oldest in the State, will close in six months. On behalf of the… Read More ›