The Best Family Friendly Hughenden Accommodation, QLD

Flinders Discovery Centre Hughenden

Hughenden is a must see for families on the Queensland dinosaur trail.  So if you’re staying in town for a day or two, you’re probably now looking for some great family friendly Hughenden accommodation.  While there’s not a great deal of accommodation in Hughenden QLD, you’ll undoubtedly find somewhere more than comfortable for the family.

We’ve put this guide together to help you find the perfect accommodation Hughenden, QLD offers, covering the best family friendly Hugenden hotels, motels, and even information on the local Hughenden caravan park.  All the Hughenden QLD accommodation listed in this guide offers great value for money and is the perfect sightseeing location.  

So, let’s get started and find you a Hughenden hotel, motel or caravan park for your upcoming family adventure.   

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Accommodation Hughenden QLD Map

Below is a map where you can see all the accommodation Hughenden Queensland offers covered in this guide. Zoom in and out for a closer view.

Keep reading below for further information about each of the accommodation options. 


Best Hughenden Accommodation Comparison Table

Below is a super quick overview of all the Hughenden motel, hotel and caravan park options reviewed in this guide. You can use the table below to quickly determine the best option for your family trip. 

Keep reading below for a more comprehensive review of these Hughenden Queensland accommodation options.

NameTypeRoom FacilitiesHotel FacilitiesCheck Price
Royal Hotel
HotelTV, AC, tea and coffee making facilities and microwave. Family rooms available for up to 4 peoplePool, bar, laundry, BBQ & restaurantCheck Price
Allen Terry Caravan Park
Caravan ParkSelf contained cabins for up to 4 peopleLaundry & camp kitchenCheck Price
Great Western
MotelTV, AC, tea and coffee making facilities and microwave. Family room available for up to 4 peopleRestaurantCheck Price
Rest Easi Motel
MotelTV, AC, tea and coffee making facilities and microwave. Family rooms available for up to 4 peopleBBQ & laundryCheck Price

Best Hughenden QLD Accommodation for Families Reviews

Below, I have provided a detailed review of some of the very best accommodation in Hughenden, Queensland for families.  

The Royal Hotel Hughenden

If you’re looking for accommodation in Hughenden QLD, The Royal Hotel offers 45 comfortable units, including ones geared towards families. Located close to supermarkets and only 2 minutes to the centre of town, everything is at your fingertips… or should we say footsteps. 

Semi self-contained rooms include a queen bed and single bed (or bunks), along with a kitchenette. If you don’t require kitchen facilities, the Family Rooms containing a queen and two single beds will be fine. Alternatively, for larger families, there is a three bedroom cottage with the ability to sleep 8, including a kitchenette.

Great onsite facilities add to the convenience of the Royal Hotel, including a restaurant and bar, swimming pool, BBQ area and self-serve laundry.

What’s to love?

The Royal Hotel Hughenden has a nice swimming pool which is great after a long day of travel or sightseeing, plus its just 500m from the Flinders Discovery Centre.

What’s not to love?

Being a hotel room at the Hughenden Royal Hotel, you won’t be able to prepare anything too fancy for the kids to eat.  However, family rooms come with a microwave and of course, you’ve got the pub on site for meals and BBQ facilities.


If you’re after comfort and convenience for the whole family, the Royal Hotel is definitely worth a look.

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Allen Terry Caravan Park Hughenden

Hughenden Caravan Park is located on a spacious 5 acres of land next door to the town pool and skate park nearby… pretty enticing for kids.

With standard cabins containing a double bed and set of bunks, kitchenettes, must have air conditioning and verandas – they are ideal for families.  Alternatively, you can upgrade to a deluxe two bedroom cabin for extra space and privacy.

Additional facilities at the park include a laundry, BBQ’s and a vehicle wash-down bay – to rinse off all that outback dust.

What’s to love?

Being self contained, you can prepare all the family meals in these cabins.  Plus, everyone will have plenty of space if you opt for one of the two-bedroom cabins at the Allen Terry Caravan Park Hughenden.

What’s not to love?

The Hughenden Allen Terry Caravan Park is located 1km out of town – so you’ll have to drive, but no doubt you’ll have your car with you anyway.


If you’re after laid back accommodation on spacious grounds, the Allen Terry Caravan Park is not to be missed.

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The Great Western Hotel

To experience true Australian hospitality in the outback, The Great Western Hotel is the place to stay! Centrally located, with great family friendly rooms and reasonably priced too.

The hotel is boutique with only one family room available with a queen and two single beds. However, five rooms accommodate up to three people with a queen and single bed. All rooms come with tea and coffee making facilities.

A restaurant on site is open for lunch and dinner and there is a fully licensed bar and bottleshop.

What’s to love?

Nice modern rooms, plus you’re only 250 metres from the Flinders Discovery Centre.

What’s not to love?

Being a hotel room, you won’t be able to prepare anything too fancy for the kids to eat.  However, family rooms do come with a microwave and of course, you’ve got the pub on site for meals.


If experiencing an outback welcome is high on your agenda, then The Great Western Hotel would love to greet you! 

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Rest Easi Motel

Normally, staying near a highway is not for everyone. However, being adjacent to the Flinders Highway ensures if you stay at the Rest Easi Motel, you can make an early escape onto your next destination… which, if you’re following the dinosaur trail, you can get excited about the next stop! 

There are 15 clean and comfortable rooms, including family rooms with bedding configurations of double and single beds. All rooms have a fridge, microwave, a/c, free WiFi and TV with Foxtel movies.

Onsite, there is free parking, BBQ facilities and a laundry.

What’s to love?

Good basic, clean rooms for families after budget Hughenden motels.

What’s not to love?

This motel is outside the centre of town, so you won’t be able to walk anywhere.  Plus, being a hotel room, you won’t be able to prepare any meals, although family rooms do come with a microwave and you’ve BBQ facilities on site too.


If you’re looking for basic budget beds, the Rest Easi Motel is what you’re after.

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Hopefully, you found this guide on where to stay in Hughenden with kids helpful. We also have accommodation guides for other outback Queensland towns such as Richmond, Cobbold Gorge and Undra.  Plus, you can see our guide on things to do in Hughenden here.  Alternatively, if you’re looking for somewhere to camp, check out this guide here.

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