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3.9 out of 5

"The park has great facilities but is very old and needs a revamp. The rooms were very small " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 12 Feb 2021

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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. Highlights at this property include 4 outdoor swimming pools, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi.

All 49 cabins feature desks. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Housekeeping is not available.

Enjoy the spa tub, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and kids' swimming pool as well as access to a playground. The property's restaurant is a nice spot to grab a bite. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Forster property, you'll be 25.1 km (15.6 mi) from Diamond Beach.

Basic Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max
AU$130* Per night/room 21 Apr. - 22 Apr.

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

Smugglers Cove Holiday Village ratings based on 33 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 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Smugglers Cove Holiday Village

Everyone (24) Couples (2) Family (5)
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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5 out of 5
Great facilities. The kids loved the bunk beds in the cabin.

Posted by , from Dubbo on 15 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jun. 2020 by Smugglers Cove

Thank you Jane, Glad to hear the family enjoyed their time here, Hope to see you back soon

5 out of 5
Friendliness of the staff and other holiday makers

Posted by on 9 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec. 2019 by Shelley

Thankyou for your review, we are glad we could help you have a great stay.

5 out of 5
The cleanliness of the facilities and cabins,the staff only too happy to assist you

Posted by , from Gateshead on 24 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Nov. 2019 by Shelley

Thankyou for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again soon.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Oct. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Aug. 2019

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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. Smugglers Cove Holiday Village also features barbecue grills, a garden, and laundry facilities. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Forster cabin is smoke free.

  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Self-service laundry
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

  • In-room kitchen
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Kitchenware
  • Desk

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.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

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
  • 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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