Hilda's Hideaway is 5 minutes walk or 1 minute by car from Katoomba Town Centre in a quiet side street. It is a short walking distance to bush walks including Three Sisters and Echo Point, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, restaurants and cafes, hotels, performance venues and major festivals such as Winter Magic, Blue Mountains Music Festival, Yulefest, Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival and much more.
Hilda's Hideaway is a great place to start your mountain adventure. Your hideaway is located in the Blue Mountains most famous town and within walking distance to all major attractions, services and events. Its location makes it easy for you to leave the car at home without missing a thing except the hassle of highway traffic. The site's sunny aspect in an active garden setting is a great place to relax. The building is constructed of German Hebel block which is both a great sound and heat insulator. Free ranging, industrious chooks are happy to provide eggs when they are available. Inside is a fully equipped bathroom with shower (towels provided). Kitchenette has fridge, microwave, sandwich toaster, toaster and electric burners for cooking with pots, pans, cutlery and dishes provided. Please note there is no oven but we're happy for guests to borrow ours if needed. Bedding consists of a double bed and a sofa bed. The sofa bed can be made up as one large bed, two singles or one single bed and a seat. Plenty of bedding is provided. Please let us know your preference for bedding arrangements when booking. At the rear of the space is a barbecue area with seating.
Accès des voyageurs
Enter via gate at the right side of the property. A 50 metre walk down the side of the main house will take you directly to the hideaway.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
As former directors of the Winter Magic Festival and extremely active members of the local community, Donna and Warren can offer unique insights about the local area that will make your mountain experience unique. We will be most happy to answer your questions and provide assistance in any way we can.
Hilda's Hideaway is on a street that is hilly. If you are coming by train with lots of baggage, you might like to get a taxi (around $8). Hilda's is behind our house. Airbnb is about sharing your living space with the Airbnb community. If you are looking for complete privacy please choose somewhere else. We give our guests as much privacy as possible but Hilda's Hideaway is on a shared property.
* Children and pets are welcome but they must stay within the confines of the dwelling and barbecue area or be supervised at all times.
* Smoking OK outside of building in garden area.
* When entering and exiting at early or late hours please keep noise to a minimum so as not to disturb neighbouring houses.
We're a family of four who love living in the Blue Mountains. It's a place where, whatever your interests are, you can find kindred spirits to share your passion. We live without a car because we have everything we need within walking distance; shops, train, schools, cafe culture, regional art gallery/cultural centre and national park. We've lived in Katoomba since 1990 and in that time have been heavily involved in our local community through organisations such as Community Gardens, Community Arts Council and WinterMagic organising committe. As hosts we would be happy to share our knowledge of the local community or leave our guests in peace if they prefer.