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Criterion Hotel Gundagai

The Criterion Hotel Gundagai is a historic pub, loved by locals and visitors alike. The family friendly establishment is located on the main street in the heart of Gundagai, within walking distance from the local cafe's, shops and tourist attractions.

Criterion Hotel Gundagai offers budget accommodation with a friendly atmosphere. Room types on offer include King Single, Queen and Family rooms. All the rooms have been fully renovated and are neat and tidy with televisions, toiletries, towels and linen, reverse cycle air-conditioning and separate male and female shared bathroom facilities. All guests have access to the common lounge area which features a balcony overlooking the main street (Sheridan Street) for relaxing with a cold one!

Hotel amenities include a large back deck area with a VIP lounge and a front bar. The front bar features an original oil painted mural of early Australian Bush-rangers and the Great Flood of 1852 that washed away "Old" Gundagai. There is also a bistro serving traditional pub fare seven days a week and dinner is served nightly except for Sundays. Pizza is available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with the odd live performance taking place on the back deck. So why not join the locals, and enjoy a beverage with a delicious meal.

The Criterion is the perfect accommodation for guests wanting to partake in popular activities such as trout fishing, wine-tastings, and architectural heritage walk.

Gundagai Accommodation

Number of Rooms – 14

Check In: 2 pm (after hour on request)
Check Out: 10 am

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On your next visit to Gundagai, make it to the Criterion Hotel Gundagai Bistro for a fabulous pub feed. Their menu caters for all of your classic pub favourites and for all ages with a kids menu. There are weekly specials for your delight and they serve their famous pizzas from Thursday through to Saturday.

Opening Hours:
Open daily for lunch from 12 – 2pm
Dinner is available from Monday to Saturday 6 – 9pm.

To make a reservation at our restaurant you can call the on: (02) 6944 1048


The Criterion can cater for all events, special occasions like milestone birthdays, engagements, weddings, and business events. Comfortably seating up to 80 guests inside and outside. Please contact them to discuss your event and your catering needs on (02) 6944 1048

Destination Information

Location information:
Gundagai is located four hours’ drive from Sydney, five hours from Melbourne and two hours from Canberra

Gundagai is a picturesque country town in the beautiful Riverina, southwest NSW. Explore the rich cultural heritage, including architectural, colonial and indigenous history. There is great fishing, thrilling rodeo and boutique wineries.

The famous Dog on the Tuckerbox Unveiled in 1932, depicts a faithful pet guarding its dead master’s food container and commemorates the European pioneers who settled in the area to assist the local hospital. Located beside the Hume Highway it is a popular picnic stop for those on road trips.

Things to do & see

  • > In the Gundagai Historic Museum is the story of the Wiradjuri Aboriginal men Yarri and Jacky Jacky who saved some 69 lives during the great flood of 1852
  • > The area is also recognised for its viticulture - The Gundagai wine region includes Wagga Wagga and grows grapes excellent for shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay wines.
  • > The Prince Alfred Bridge, described as the grandest bridge in the colony when it opened in 1867

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