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Louise Heginbotham4 years ago

Where to stay in Lismore

Whether you’re a local to Lismore or are visiting with the family, there’s always something to do here. This weekend is no different, with the iconic Lismore Lantern Parade set to kick off on Saturday at 4pm. Be amazed by all the lights, designs and carnival dances that are sure to delight adults and children alike. The event themes are drawn from community stories, making the parade very special for all locals to Lismore. Attracting more than 30,000 people to Lismore each year, it’s a good idea to grab some tickets before they sell out! If you're travelling afar for the event, we’ve found great places to stay that are beautiful and budget-friendly!

If you’re among the expected 30,000 people visiting the city specifically for this event, we’ve found some fantastic Lismore accommodation options that offer high-quality lodgings at very reasonable prices. Whether you’re heading to Lismore for the weekend or for a holiday in the near future, these options won’t disappoint.

Taking the RV on your trip to Lismore? Stay at this quality park.

Lismore Palms Caravan Park

Be treated to serenity, Lismore Palms Caravan Park - Lismore
Be treated to serenity, Lismore Palms Caravan Park – Lismore

With powered sites coming in at just $32 per night for on-peak and $30 per night off-peak (and each consecutive night charged at a cheaper rate) Lismore Palms Caravan Park is extremely budget friendly, without compromising on quality. Enjoy a myriad of facilities here including modern showers and toilets, a laundry, pool, barbecue set-up, a camp kitchen and much more.

For those without a caravan, Lismore Palms Caravan Park also offers a range of cabins that come with their own external full-sized shower and toilet, kitchenette, TV, fan, heater and linen. They even allow dogs onsite for short-term stays, meaning you can bring your furriest family member along with you! With beautiful lush surroundings, you’re sure to love the relaxed vibe here after all the fun at the parade!*
Where: 42-58 Brunswick St, Lismore NSW 2480

If you’re after suite accommodation, head to this motel.

Lismore Gateway Motel & Restaurant

Enjoy comfortable suite accommodation, Lismore Gateway Motel & Restaurant - Lismore
Enjoy comfortable suite accommodation, Lismore Gateway Motel & Restaurant – Lismore

Do you love lounging around in your very own suite? If so, you should book a room at the Lismore Gateway Motel and Restaurant. With a range of suites available, including king spa rooms, one-bedroom apartments, family rooms and spacious deluxe rooms, there’s something for every traveller and every budget here.

Enjoy a multitude of amenities onsite including free parking, wi-fi, a pool and guest laundry. Located among beautiful gardens, enjoy a stroll outside before heading over to the parade. Hungry? You’ll find a high-quality restaurant here, serving up amazing cuisine that will satisfy even the largest hunger pains. This 4-star motel is very popular with locals and visitors, as such rooms tend to fill up quickly, so be sure to book ahead!
Where: 99 Ballina Rd, Lismore NSW 2480

Want to do some shopping while in town? Stay at this hotel.

The New Tattersalls Hotel

Pick up a fantastic meal, New Tattersalls Hotel - Lismore
Pick up a fantastic meal, New Tattersalls Hotel – Lismore

Set in the heart of Lismore’s CBD, this is a fantastic accommodation option for those who enjoy total convenience. Close to a wide range of shops, cafés and restaurants, The New Tattersalls Hotel is the perfect place to make your base this weekend. Choose from a range of newly-renovated suite options, starting at just $65 per night.

Once you’re all settled in, you can head down to the restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With great entertainment available here on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, you’re sure to have a ball at The New Tattersalls Hotel in Lismore.
Where: 108 Keen St, Lismore NSW 2480

Need something to do for the rest of your stay in Lismore? Check out this blog for a day full of cafes, restaurants and cultural discovery!

Are you checking out the Lismore Lantern Parade this weekend? Let us know how it goes!

*Please note: This park will be closing its doors at the end of June 2015.