Great Western Hotel


Established in 1862, Rockhampton’s iconic Great Western Hotel has a rich history. Not only as a Hotel and award winning Steakhouse, but also an entertainment venue. Renowned for bringing thrilling events such as rodeos, professional bull riding and bull fighting as well as indoor moto x and headline music acts to Central Queensland.

The hotel caters to an estimated 250,000 patrons each year. It is on many people’s bucket list to visit so they can experience the atmosphere of both the hotel itself and the Rodeo and Music Arena. The hotel and the arena have featured in many mainstream tourism TV programs both in Australia and overseas.

The Great Western Hotel’s other award winning feature is the newly renovated Steak House. Steaks at the Great Western Hotel Steak House are so good they were voted Best Pub Steaks by the internationally renowned judges at Beef 2015. Book your table today and enjoy the best beef on a plate and the best bull riding in the country.

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