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Jenolan Caves accommodation to benefit from $10.4 million NSW Government funding
Jenolan Caves' historic Caves House hotel will be transformed into a five-star destination under a $10.4 million funding commitment from the NSW Government.
Announced before the recent NSW election, it follows an $8.5 million grant announced in April last year to upgrade Jenolan Caves, including improvements to the entrance, gift shop and guides office, the introduction of a theatrette, additions to the existing walking tracks and boardwalks around the Blue Lake.
The $10.4 million is to be used to refurbish all 36 guest rooms at Caves House, including providing ensuites for each room as well for upgrades to the hotel’s grand dining room, reception and entry areas. It will also fund the improvements of heating, cooling and power systems.
NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro explained “these upgrades will bring architect Walter Liberty Vernon’s romantic vision to life, paying homage to Cave House’s rich history and heritage while also providing visitors with a modern five-star accommodation experience.
“These upgrades will not only benefit the Blue Mountains tourist economy, but also provide proper disability access to Caves House and ensure the 1880s era hotel complies with modern building standards.”
Deputy Premier Barilaro said the new funding boost would increase tourism numbers "and provide countless flow-on benefits for local businesses and the community” adding “more visitors means more heads on beds and more diners in local restaurants.”
2nd April 2019 - New spa opened at Fairmont Resort and Spa Blue Mountains
14th August 2018 - $100 million boost for tourism in regional NSW
21st September 2017 - Great Walks of Australia collective adds new luxury Blue Mountains walking holiday
30th October 2014 - Hydro Majestic Hotel reopening brings period glamour to the Blue Mountains
16th February 2014 - Additional $1.8 million for Blue Mountains recovery
26th October 2013 - Visitor plea from Blue Mountains tourism
7th March 2012 - Better protection urged for Jenolan Caves
15th April 2010 - Investment to Help Retain Caves’ Icon Status
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