Discover the Pleasure of Parkes
North Parkes Motel is a privately owned motel run by the owners and their dedicated and friendly team. All the staff are invested in making sure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The motel thrives on repeat business, therefore they like to work hard to keep their guests returning time and time again.
Catering to every requirement of the leisure and business traveler alike, North Parkes Motel is the perfect halfway stopover situated between Brisbane and Melbourne on the Newell Highway, on the northern side of Parkes. The hotel provides a convenient setting from which to explore the central west region of New South Wales (NSW). Go exploring by heading west and into the great Australian outback with its rugged old mining towns and panoramic open spaces.
Parkes and nearby Forbes, are set on undulating plains west of the Great Dividing Range. This is a great place to uncover the secrets of quasars, galaxies, and pulsars at the CSIRO’s Parkes Radio Telescope, better known as ‘The Dish’, an icon of Australian science.
Another major attraction within walking distance is the Henry Parkes Centre with four unique collections including
‘Kings Castle’ which houses Elvis personal artifacts, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes Museum and Antique Machinery Museum.
This picturesque town is also known as the Elvis capital of Australia, his spirit is alive and well at the lively annual Parkes Elvis Festival that coincides with the music legend’s birthday in January.
There’s something for everyone around here so call us now on 02 6863 4333 or use the online form to contact us.
We stayed just the one night, but chose a good, comfortable motel room which was definitely adequate for a one night stay… the indoor pool was one reason we chose the Motel and it was certainly welcome after a long day and we had it to ourselves! Would recommend… Good location to visit ‘The Dish’