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Norman House, Albany

Norman House, built in 1852 for local pioneer George Cheyne and overlooking the beautiful Princess Royal Harbour, remains one of Albany’s historic landmarks.

Listed by the National Trust, along with the old English Oak and grand magnolia, Norman House has stood the test of time, and even boisterous young men, as a hostel for country boys from 1946 to 1963.

Your hosts, Wayne and Pam Stockley invite you to experience the old world charm and warm hospitality of Norman House. With eight bedrooms there is sure to be one to suit you. There are rooms with ensuite bathrooms, others with shared facilites, large ones for all the family and small ones for the budget conscious…something for everyone.

Forget the stress of driving when staying at Norman House. Park the car and simply stroll into the city. Sample the local fare, visit the museums, browse the local antique shops for a bargain, or just sit and watch the boats in the harbour. Return at day’s end for afternoon tea in our cosy lounge or the upstairs sunnroom. Made with eggs from Elizabeth the duck, or one of our hens if she’s not laying!

Perhaps you’d even like to collect the eggs for the morning’s breakfast? While you’re here borrow a bike or some fishing tackle, head for the mountains with a Norman House picnic hamper, go whale watching, smell the wildflowers, taste some wine, the possibilities are endless!

Accommodation Options


Private Bathroom room

Bathroom outside the bedroom but not shared with another room

Activities and Experiences at Norman House

  • National Tourism Accreditation Program
  • Direct
  • BBQ Facilities Barbecue area for entertaining
  • Bicycle Hire Bicycles for hire
  • Car park Car parking available on premises may be outdoor or undercover or security parking
  • Courtesy transfer Courtesy transers provided
  • Communal Refrigerator Access to shared refrigerator space
  • Cots Available Sleeping cots for young children available
  • Group This accommodation caters for group bookings
  • High Chair Childs High Chair available in dining room
  • Iron Iron/ironing board in room
  • Library Library containing wide range of reading material available for guests use
  • Non Smoking Establishment No smoking within establishment
  • Public Telephone Public Telephone available on premises
  • TV/Lounge Area Communal area providing chairs and televison for guest use
  • Wood Heater/Pot Belly Establishment has a wood heater or pot belly stove
  • City Large town with a population of over 30,000 people
  • Historic/Heritage Nation’s historic buildings, monuments, countryside etc, especially when regarded worthy of preservation
  • Homestay Accommodation in the host’s own home
  • Relaxation Leisure
  • English
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • 4 Stars
  • Blankets Blankets provided in room
  • Clock Radio Room has a clock radio
  • Electric Blanket Bed has an electric blanket
  • Refrigerator Cabinet in which food is kept cold
  • Heating Heating in room
  • Insect screens Insect screens on windows/doors
  • Linen Sheets/pillowcases and towels provided in room
  • Non Smoking Room Designated non smoking rooms within the establishment
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

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