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3.9 out of 5

"We had a very restful stay, bed was comfortable " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 19 Jun 2022

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Hotel Description

At Smugglers Cove Holiday Village you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Wallis Lake and Leon Island.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and desks are featured in all 49 cabins. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Housekeeping is not available.

Enjoy the 4 outdoor swimming pools, spa tub and seasonal outdoor swimming pool plus access to a playground. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a kids' swimming pool, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Comfort Cottage

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Buccaneer Pet-Friendly Cabin (1 Double & 2 Bunks)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Buccaneer Pet-Friendly Room (1 Double, 1 Bunk, 1 Single)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Comfort Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, Pool View, Poolside

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Smugglers Cove Holiday Village ratings based on 38 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Smugglers Cove Holiday Village

Everyone (25) Couples (4) Family (8)
5 out of 5
We had a very restful stay, bed was comfortable

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Jun. 2022 by Andrew

Thanks Mary for a great review i will share this with our team.

2 out of 5
Cabin accommodation was a little bit tired. Overall quite clean on arrival however floors and carpets felt a bit sticky. I guess it depends what you’re looking for, but for what we paid for our two night stay it was a bit disappointing.

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 May 2022 by Regards Lois

Hi, Thankyou for staying with us and hope you enjoyed our facilities provided.

5 out of 5
The property was clean and had most things needed or was close by

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2022

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5 out of 5
Amazing place for families!! We had such a great time

Posted by on 25 Jun. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2021

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3 out of 5
The park has great facilities but is very old and needs a revamp. The rooms were very small

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2021

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4 out of 5
The children loved the water slide in the pool. Lovely park, very family friendly! Would stay again.

Posted by , from Hunter Valley, NSW on 5 Dec. 2020

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5 out of 5
The reception wasnt open early or late enough. Every time i needed to speak to someone it was closed. We wake up at 5am so waiting till 9am on a sunday is a long time. Same applies in the evening. Reception should be open from 7am till 7pm. Park was awesome aside from that.

Posted by , from Maitland on 22 Nov. 2020

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About the Smugglers Cove Holiday Village

Location 45 The Lakes Way, Forster, NSW 2428

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. Smugglers Cove Holiday Village offers its guests 4 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Barbecue grills, an arcade/game room, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Smugglers Cove Holiday Village. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Forster cabin is smoke free.

  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Smugglers Cove Holiday Village offers 49 accommodations with air conditioning. Accommodations at this 3-star cabin have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Onsite venue - bistro.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Saturday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Saturday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 6 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 10 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Linens for extra bedding (more than two people) in all cabins except for Luxury Top Deck, the Cottages and the Bure are available for a surcharge.

Additional bed linen fee will apply when booking the Buccaneer Pet-Friendly Cabin (1 Double & 2 Bunks).

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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking. This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • No lifts
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Pet fee: AUD 10 per pet, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per stay
  • Bed sheets fee: AUD 17 per bed, per stay (or guests may bring their own)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

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You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.