If you don't have any problems with spending a few nights 12 kilometres away from the city center, consider the neighbourhood of Old Bar. This area has 4 available hotels, such as Lanis on the Beach - Old Bar and Chiltern Lodge.
If you find yourself searching for more options in Manning Point, consider the Ramada Resort Diamond Beach and the Discovery Parks - Forster. They are located 20 kilometres and 30 kilometres away from the center. If those two aren't for you, you can try the Taree Motor Inn or the Comfort Inn Country Plaza Taree.
If you'd like to go to some close by cities, try Taree and Forster. Head 20 kilometres to the west of Manning Point and you'll find Taree. Alternatively, Forster is 40 kilometres to the south. Hotels in Taree are the Comfort Inn Marco Polo and All Seasons Country Lodge. The Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster and Best Western The Lakesway Motor Inn are some of the ones in Forster.
Hotels in Manning Point start at AU$84 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.