stayLilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa is a renowned haven of relaxation in the Blue Mountains, Australia. This five star Orient-Express hotel is housed in a historic country house set amidst two acres of manicured gardens. Just a short drive from Sydney, the hotel is a breathtaking escape for romantics, a delight for gourmets and a wonder for lovers of nature and the Blue Mountains.
sleepAt Lilianfels, you can be yourself whilst enjoying all the creature comforts of an exclusive luxury retreat. From the crispest sheets and fluffiest towels to the individually decorated guest rooms, no detail has been overlooked. Sink into an extra deep bath and luxuriate in a moisturising milk treatment. The marble bathrooms offer separate bath and shower, while each room features views over the English style gardens, or the majestic views of Echo Point’s vast mountains and plunging valleys. Decorated in lush fabrics including organza and silk, the 85 boutique rooms are themed in lavish pink, green or lilac. The sumptuous floral designs bring the outdoors in, inviting you to curl up and wile away the hours.
Deluxe RoomThese comfortable rooms are found on each floor within the hotel. Deluxe rooms look out over charming yet contrasting views of either the beautiful English style gardens or the superb mountains of the Jamison Valley. There are 45 Deluxe Rooms in the hotel.
Deluxe Room - Valley ViewThe stunning views over the the heritage listed Blue Mountains and the Jamison Valley are the reason our guests request these rooms time and time again. The quiet serenity of the scene is enhanced by the quality décor within the room all with calming hues. There are 22 Deluxe Valley View rooms.
SuitesLilianfels has four suites, distinguished by their individual character: Nellie's Glen, Mini Mini Saddle, Cloudmaker and Kanangra. Nellie's Glen has a stunning garden view while the other suites overlook the Jamison Valley. All suites have a separate sitting room and bedroom. Mini Mini Saddle and Cloudmaker each have their own sitting room with sofa, dining room table, antique secretaire, armoire, CD player and bathroom with spa bath. Both of these suites have an interconnecting room next door allowing them to be transfered into a 2-bedroom suite.
eat & drink
Darley's RestaurantSteeped in history, Darley’s Restaurant is set in the heritage listed, original homestead of Frederick Darley, the sixth Chief Justice of NSW and is a tribute to a bygone era. Executive Chef, Hugh Whitehouse’s Modern Australian cuisine is served in a romantic space that features beautiful stained glassed windows, original ornate fire places, crystal chandeliers and offers guests a breathtaking view of the surrounding gardens and the Jameson Valley. Adjoining the main dining room, there are two individually decorated private dining rooms which capture an intimate sense of privacy - perfect for a special event or celebration. Darley’s was recently awarded ‘Regional Restaurant of the Year’ at the 2009 Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Awards and has keep its second chef’s hat for 2010. The extensive wine list offers vintage wine sourced locally from Mudgee and Orange as well as wines from other top Australian wineries and a selection of international wines.
The GrillThe Grill is situated within the main Country House of Lilianfels and offers a relaxed ambiance that is popular with neighbouring locals and hotel guests alike. The casual steakhouse-style restaurant offers a carnivorous-skewed menu and has earned a reputation for serving the best steaks in the Blue Mountains. Choose from a thick cut ribeye, tender sirloin or decadent wagyu and allow Chef Stephan Tseng to masterfully prepare your preferred cut on the char-grill. A weekly special such as beef bourguignon or wintry stewed lamb shank complete the meaty menu however, substantial options for vegetarian-favored palates are also available.
The LoungeThe Lounge invites guests to relax in plush Victorian armchairs, curl up by the fireplace with a book, or simply gaze out over the spectacular views of the Jamison Valley. Afternoon tea is served in grand tradition daily and a stylish mahogany bar is the perfect setting for pre-dinner drinks. The Lounge offers all day dining from 10 am to 10 pm, sumptuous afternoon teas and refreshments served both inside and outside in the adjoining garden. Mystic High Tea takes place at weekends from 1 pm to 4 pm and combines a decadent Afternoon Tea with a 20 minute personal tea leaf reading, creating a unique picture of your future and interpreted by our Tea Leaf experts. Bookings for Mystic High Tea are essential.
High TeaIt’s teatime in the Mountains and the famous Lilianfels High Tea - a triple-tiered plate with delicious finger sandwiches, dainty cakes and light fresh scones with clotted cream and homemade jam - is being served in The Lounge. This is the beating heart of the hotel, where a warm welcome awaits everyone, whether you are here for business, leisure, or just pure pleasure. A selection of afternoon teas are available daily from 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm. Everything from Devonshire Tea with home made fruit scones with jam and double cream to High Tea served with a glass of Champagne.
play/relaxSurrender to the ultimate pampering pleasure in our Blue Mountains spa retreat - a revitalising haven for your body and soul. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature where you can relax and rejuvenate amidst the pristine beauty of the Australian wilderness surrounded by the breathtaking view and forests of fragrant eucalyptus. Re-energise yourself with our boundless choice of outdoor adventures – choose from bushwalking, bike riding, canyoning and tennis, or set the mood for complete relaxation with one of our indulgent spa treatments. Let the staff at Lilianfels recommend and arrange tailor made tours and activities to suit your individual interests. Or enjoy the facilities at the hotel. Practise your backhand on our outdoor tennis courts or swim a few laps in the stunning outdoor pool.
spaThe Spa at Lilianfels is a sacred space of care and serenity where guests are supported to discover their natural state of peace and calmness. Let built up stress melt away, experience exquisite spa treatments and be truly cared for by our highly trained therapists.
eventsLilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa is an ideal conference and meeting venue, perfectly placed away from the distractions of the office and hustle bustle of the city, yet just 90 minutes drive from Sydney. With meeting and events space for up to 100 guests complete with state-of-the-art equipment, 85 spacious accommodation rooms to house your delegates, and a fabulous array of fine dining options to choose from, it’s the ideal setting for meetings and conferences which will show your colleagues or clients how much you value them. Combining the best of tradition with modern efficiency, the peace of the Blue Mountains offers no interruptions to the business at hand, be it a corporate conference, product launch, banquet, wedding, small board meeting or intimate cocktails. The breathtaking surroundings of the World Heritage Listed National Park are a perfect playground for themed team building events. The stunning views of the Jamison Valley make Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa an ideal venue for garden weddings in the Blue Mountains. The fully refurbished Spa and Health Club is a sacred space of care and serenity. Your delegates can enter a natural state of calmness where their accumulated stress will simply melt away.