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Lookout Mountain Retreat

15 Maynards Plains Road, Dorrigo Mountain 2453, New South Wales, Australia
02 66572511
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Business Details

The Lookout Mountain Retreat is situated on 16 acres of pastoral land, perfectly positioned on the edge of the escarpment of the Dorrigo Plateau with expansive views across the Bellinger Valley to the ocean. Purpose built to accommodate large groups or functions, the 80 seat café/restaurant is an iconic landmark of the area with its unique architecturally designed interior spaces showcasing large roughly hewn timber posts and beams and huge double sided stone fireplaces, the perfect place to stay for that relaxing winter getaway or that special event. The stunning landscaped gardens complete the picture with expansive manicured lawns and a backdrop of beautiful ornamental trees ideal for large garden weddings and outdoor celebrations. Comprising 26 beautifully appointed suites and family units complete with undercover walkways and onsite and conference facilities. The Lookout can easily cater for large groups, wedding receptions and corporate events.
Located just a stone’s throw from the World Heritage National Park and the close to all the other attractions Dorrigo has to offer including the spectacular Griffiths Lookout, Dangar Falls and the Dorrigo Steam Railway and Museum the Lookout Mountain Retreat has something for everything.

Location – driving directions
Approximately 4kms east of Dorrigo Township when you reach the top of Waterfall Way the road opens up to open fields... keep an eye out for the large “Lookout Mountain Retreat” sign on the left. Turn onto Maynards Plains Road and first left into the gravel driveway. (Heavy vehicles must use the second entrance on the left) Pull off into the undercover area outside main reception.

Do you have wi-fi? Yes all rooms are equip with individual modems using the Telstra NBN network.
Are pets allowed? Unfortunately we do not have the facilities to cater for pets at this stage.
Is smoking allowed? Smoking is not permitted in the motel suites however there are designated smoking areas throughout the grounds.
What are the opening hours of the café/restaurant? The café/restaurant opens weekends and Friday and Saturday evenings for guests and the public. Bookings essential.


26 luxuriously appointed motel suites comprising queen beds, family suites with separate bedroom and our executive unit with open plan living, large flat screen TV, kitchen/dining with microwave, crockery and cutlery.
Motel suites include:

  • Toaster and kettle
  • Tea and coffee
  • Microwave upon request
  • Individual outdoor dining settings
  • Free Wi-fi in public areas and to rooms
  • Flat screen TV
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Extra trundle beds upon request
  • Onsite parking outside units
  • Room catering service
  • Disabled suite


Onsite facilities include:

  • Onsite parking for coaches, caravans and large vehicles
  • Conference room with wi-fi
  • Licenced restaurant/café(max seating 92)
  • Guest laundry
  • Expansive gardens and lawn areas
  • mobile BBQ available
  • Deer enclosure

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15 Maynards Plains Road, Dorrigo Mountain 2453, New South Wales, Australia

Contact Persons

Wayne & Philip (+)

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