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Welcome to the historic Crown Hotel, Maryvale. The doors were first opened in 1913 under the original licensee Bridget Keefe (wife of Constable Mr Matt Keefe) to attract patrons from the new railway station opened 2 years earlier. The Keefe's began construction in May 1912 and were determined to build an enduring structure comprised of reinforced concrete and steel. Apparently their son had survived the San Fransisco Earthquake of 1906. Take a wander through the hotel and see the cut out in the hallway that shows you the internal composition of the walls. The railway was envisioned to connect Sydney to Brisbane passing through Spicer's Gap for trade & tourism. The line closed 1st November 1960 due to the increase in road transport and the upgrade of Gunningham's Gap. However the grand old building with its heritage features (high ceilinged rooms, pressed metal ceilings, cornices, cosy fireplaces, polished floorboards and extensive verandas overlooking the beautiful vista) is still at the heart of the village and hosts visitors from far and wide. 



When you visit the Crown Hotel Maryvale you will find lots of the history is being restored and showcased for all to explore! This wall feature is located in our dining room, and you can find more of the story throughout the halls and common areas. 

Hiking in Forest


More than just a pub, The Crown Hotel Maryvale is a little piece of history offering old world charm for the perfect country experience. Built in 1912, we pride ourselves on maintaining a unique and friendly atmosphere where you can eat, stay and explore in heritage style. Just 1hr 45mins from Brisbane, 2hrs 15mins from Gold Coast - follow State Route 90 and discover everything the region has to offer along the way. 
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