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4.2 out of 5

"Stay was great apart from The aircon. Very hot upstairs and freezing downstairs! " More

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Terrace - 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$272* Per night/room 8 Aug. - 9 Aug.

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Summer Shores Family Select

Bed Count 3 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Hotel Description

At Raffertys Resort, you'll be 0.4 km (0.3 mi) from Wallarah National Park and 12.4 km (7.7 mi) from Belmont Golf Course. Highlights at this beachfront aparthotel include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a private beach, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and each apartment features a washer/dryer, a balcony, and a living room. In-room dining is easy with amenities like a refrigerator, a microwave, and a stovetop. A dining area, a hair dryer, and an iron/ironing board are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

The family restaurant, al Lago Restaurant & Bar, serves Italian cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. The aparthotel's own poolside bar and bar/lounge are nice places to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the 4 outdoor tennis courts, indoor swimming pool and seasonal outdoor swimming pool plus access to boat tours. Business travelers can take advantage of a conference center and a business center. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café and massage/treatment rooms. On weekend mornings cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Cams Wharf aparthotel include Lake Macquarie and Charlestown Square.

Raffertys Resort ratings based on 103 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Raffertys Resort

Everyone (29) Couples (11) Family (58)
4 out of 5
Stay was great apart from The aircon. Very hot upstairs and freezing downstairs!

Posted by , from Kooralbyn on 26 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5
Pleasant stay, townhouse was clean, basic, a little dated but overall good.

Posted by , from newcastle NSW on 15 Mar. 2020

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3 out of 5
Great Location I was there for a wedding which was lovely.

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Very spaces and nice and loved the pools and service the staff where very helpful and friendly

Posted by , from Sydney on 24 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
Location, not too much noise, restaurant wasn't open the 1st night of arrival ended up with a Domino's Pizza. No free to air TV stations available, and no Wifi in the unit.

Posted by on 22 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
We really like the Resort and have stayed several years in a row. Our family loves the quiet location and amenities (pools, lake, restaurant etc.) The only down side to this stay would be the condition of the property we stayed in. Nothing bad, it was clean, but seemed to be overdue for some minor maintenance.

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Feb. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you for your feedback, we are working closely now after high season with our individual unit owners to encourage upgrades and maintenance. Some have actioned already.

4 out of 5
Lots of great facilities for family groups but the mattresses were in such poor condition we had poor sleep for 5 nights

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Feb. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you for your feedback. We are currently working closely with our individual unit owners, encouraging upgrades and maintenance within their property to improve such feedback.

4 out of 5
Good Location near the lake which gives you the chance to do many activities, family friendly and nice staff

Posted by , from Punchbowl on 6 Jan. 2020

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7 Jan. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you

4 out of 5
We came here last year in the school holis. During that time, the place is amazing! Pool area was well kept. Staff were so friendly. However, this time we came 1.5 weeks before the school holis. A bit too quiet and not as well maintained. We were really surprised. Duck droppings all over pool area. Heated pool, not really heated. Restaurant and cafe hours vary too much Mon to Thurs so even to get a cup of coffee was sometimes difficult. It’s a beautifully set out resort. Great place for kids to scooter around safely and play tennis. If you have young kids, stay closer to reception as it just makes the stay a whole lot easier. Struggled with lugging everything back and forth. Actual cottage we stayed in, number 39, was nice. Not renovated but clean and had trendy new furniture so was a nice fresh feel.

Posted by , from Parramatta on 16 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Dec. 2019 by Reservations

Thanks for coming to visit us Sarah. Yes a little quieter out of peak times and juggling hours for dining to balance this with our maintenance and gardening team also working their regular schedule, maintaining our facilities. With 4 pools and tennis courts, there is something near by all, we also have parking at the main reception closer to the main pool Look forward top seeing you again soon

5 out of 5
Liked the house layout. Parking for 8 guests wasnt great but we had a great time.

Posted by on 1 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Dec. 2019 by Reservations

Thanks for coming to the resort. Our parking has a minimum 1-2 parks per unit and additional visitor spots around. Glad you enjoyed.

Property Features

Simply step outside to unwind on the aparthotel's beach. Cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools at Raffertys Resort, and enjoy summer activities like kayaking and motor boating. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. This beach aparthotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a garden. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Newcastle aparthotel is smoke free.

  • 110 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Indoor pool
  • Number of living rooms1
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 4
  • Playground on site
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (58.2 km / 36.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Raffertys Resort offers 110 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include desks. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekends from 7 AM and 11 AM.

Al Lago Restaurant & Bar - This poolside family restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Crave Cafe - This café serves breakfast only. Open select days.

The Jetty Restaurant - Onsite restaurant. Open select days.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM.
Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 30 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 30 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Lake Macquarie Mercure
  • Lake Macquarie Raffertys Resort
  • Lake Macquarie Resort
  • Mercure Lake Macquarie Raffertys
  • Mercure Lake Macquarie Raffertys Resort
  • Mercure Raffertys
  • Mercure Raffertys Resort
  • Raffertys Lake Macquarie
  • Raffertys Resort
  • Resort Lake Macquarie
  • Accor Cams Wharf
  • Mercure Cams Wharf
  • Mercure Lake Macquarie Rafferty`s Hotel Cams Wharf
  • Mercure Lake Macquarie Rafferty's Resort Cams Wharf
  • Raffertys Resort Cams Wharf
  • Raffertys Cams Wharf
  • Raffertys Resort Lake Macquarie/Cams Wharf
  • Raffertys Resort Aparthotel
  • Raffertys Resort Cams Wharf
  • Raffertys Resort Aparthotel Cams Wharf
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