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    The Esplanade Motel

    568 The Esplanade, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good52%
    • Average14%
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    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The owners/management were great with our arrival arrangements (they require contact if arriving after 8pm as I understand from the information we received) and had a perfect plan in place. As it happens we met one of the managers when we arrived who was super...More

    Thank Richard R
    Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for your very positive review. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness. Our family rooms are popular and spacious with many amenities. We are lucky to live in a great location close to everything but also far enough away. We hope to...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

    Nice and clean.Very roomy and friendly staff. Right across the road from Lake Macquarie and only a 15 minute stroll to great cafes and restaurants and shops at Warners bay. A great place for a weekend getaway and on about 20 minutes to Newcastle.More

    Thank Shane S
    Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 29 May 2017

    Thank you for your very positive response. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness. We are lucky to be situated where we are. A stroll along the lake to the shops is great in all seasons. The lake which is five times the size...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Older style motel that has been painted. Very nice, clean and convenient to shops and restaurants. Close to the lake with walking paths around lake for walks or rides. Good value for money. Large clean rooms.More

    Thank Brett K
    Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 23 May 2017

    Thank you for your very positive review. We are an older style motel and we are constantly working on it to keep it fresh and modern. Painting is a constant pastime and we are presently retiling the upstairs bathrooms. We think Lake Macquarie is one...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    We didn't have very high expectations for the motel booked last minute for a quick trip to Newcastle at Easter but it was quite nice. The owners were very friendly and made us feel very welcome, gave us some fresh milk for tea etc. It's...More

    Thank Brett S
    Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 23 May 2017

    Thank you for your very positive response. I apologize about the TV being off at the power point. That was my fault. We retiled your room that week and I turned everything off as we clear the room out when working on it and I...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    Although located on a busy street traffic noise was not really a problem. Staff/management are very friendly and obliging. Bedroom was cramped but functional and bed was comfortable. Sleep was disturbed on one night when the restaurant upstairs decided to rearrange furniture late into the...More

    Thank menmoth
    Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 16 May 2017

    Hello from The Esplanade Motel and thank you for your positive review. We are centrally located close to everything but also far enough away so noise is not a problem. We are well set back from the road. We are in the process of moving...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$89 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Greater Newcastle >
    • Lake Macquarie >
    • Warners Bay
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    "Some rooms are located under the on site restaurant which can affect sleep"
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    "Rooms even located at the front close to swimming pool were reasonable quiet."
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