O’Connell is a village in New South Wales, Australia. The village, classified by the National Trust of Australia, is 23 kilometres from Oberon on the O'Connell Road. At the 2006 census, O'Connell and the surrounding area had a population of 355.
The village has a long history situated on the original road between Bathurst and Sydney. The existing hotel was built in 1865 and today is a popular meeting place in pleasant surroundings. The historic former Catholic Church now operates as a bed & breakfast. The Anglican church is still in use.
The O'Connell Hotel is one of the historic landmarks of the NSW's central west. Built in 1865, it has preserved the character of its early days. To step into the O'Connell Hotel is to step back in time. Today, the O'Connell is renowned for its fine beer, great food and intimate atmosphere. The O'Connell Hotel is at O'Connell, halfway between Bathurst and Oberon on the O'Connell Road. Bar open 7 days a week Lunch served 7 days a week Dinner served Wednesday to Sunday.