18 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019

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Where to Stay in Katherine

Found along the Katherine River, Katherine is home to the Walpiri people. The city gained wealth and notoriety with the discovery of gold in the late 1800s. While in Katherine, you can enjoy time in the Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, Katherine Hot Springs and Edith Falls. Katherine is also home to the annual aboriginal Barunga Festival.

Katherine Town centre

When you stay at hotels in Katherine's town centre, you'll be close to Katherine Museum and Katherine Hot Springs. Town centre is also the starting point for many tours to Katherine Gorge and other natural wonders in Katherine's outskirts.

1. Palm Court Budget Motel

Palm Court Budget Motel is among the cheap hotels in Katherine's town centre. Simple, unadorned rooms are air-conditioned and include a TV and microwave. The facilities include a swimming pool, communal kitchen and barbecue.

2. Beagle Motor Inn

Beagle Motor Inn offers polished, traditional and unassuming accommodations. The facilities include gardens and an outdoor pool and spa.

Nitmiluk National Park

If you'd like to stay at the edges of town where civilisation gives way to forest, there are several hotels in Katherine's Nitmiluk National Park area where you'll be surrounded by nature. The area is also home to Katherine's Jaowyn aboriginal community.

1. Maud Creek Lodge

Located near a river, Maud Creek Lodge offers clean, well-lit, spacious and well-furnished rooms. The lodge features covered balconies overlooking plains where buffalo sometimes roam. Amenities include bicycle rentals, an outdoor pool, and an on-site restaurant and bar.

2. Cicada Lodge

Cicada Lodge is a luxury lodge associated with the Nitmiluk Chalets. It's a chic, sophisticated, self-contained lodge with 18 rooms, all featuring air-conditioning, louvreed doors, private balconies with views of the natural landscape and indigenous artwork. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and an on-site restaurant.

Katherine Airport Hotels

Tindal Airport (KTR) is the airport serving Katherine and the surrounding communities of northern Australia. Staying close to the airport is a smart way to find last-minute hotels in Katherine.

Tindal Airport (KTR) Hotels

1. Stuart Hotel

Named for the highway that runs through Katherine, the Stuart Hotel is close to both the airport and the town centre. The Stuart is well-known for the Mahogany Bar & Grill. It also has a lounge with a pool table and an outdoor pool.

2. Katherine Motel

The Katherine Motel boasts large rooms and an equally large outdoor pool. Rooms feature air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with showers, free Wi-Fi and television. The facilities also include a lounge bar and restaurant.

3. Paraway Motel

A boutique hotel in Katherine offering both standard and executive rooms, the Paraway Motel is a useful choice of last-minute hotels in Katherine, regardless of whether you're travelling for business or pleasure. The Paraway also features its own bar/restaurant, swimming pool and spa.

Whether you want to stay in one of the cheap hotels in Katherine's town centre or in a boutique hotel in Katherine's remote outskirts surrounded by nature, our site can help you find the right hotels in Katherine for you.

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The least expensive month is February, with an average of £54 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Katherine is July, with an average price of £85 per night.
The average price of a hotel in December last year was £73 per night. This is 4% more than the average nightly price of £70 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Katherine, the expected average temperature in December is 29.9°C/85.8°F. The warmest month is typically October, which averages 36.5°C/97.7°F. The coolest month is July, with temperatures averaging 14.6°C/58.3°F.
The nearest airport to Katherine is Katherine (KTR) (0.70 miles).

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