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4.2 out of 5

"The pool and lovely lawns were wonderful. The check in person was so nice and helpful too. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 09 Apr 2021

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Hotel Description

At Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Main Beach Recreation Reserve and Merimbula Marina. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a conference center.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs and hair dryers, featured in all 40 rooms. Nice touches include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries.

Enjoy the outdoor tennis court, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a business center, and a garden. Continental breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM and on weekends between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of RV/bus/truck parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Merimbula motel, you'll be 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from Pambula Beach.

Standard Room (Standard Motel Room)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$85* Per night/room 10 Aug. - 11 Aug.

Deluxe Room (Deluxe Twin Motel Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Basic Room (Basic Family Room)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Basic Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room (Deluxe Motel Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments ratings based on 237 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 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments

Everyone (107) Couples (88) Family (40)
3 out of 5

Posted by on 17 May 2021

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11 Jun. 2021 by TB

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2021

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11 Jun. 2021 by TB

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate our guests taking the time to do so.

5 out of 5
The pool and lovely lawns were wonderful. The check in person was so nice and helpful too.

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2021

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9 Apr. 2021 by TB

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our facilities and surroundings. We are also happy to hear that our staff were accommodating.

3 out of 5
Useful basic hotel. No wifi.

Posted by on 8 Apr. 2021

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9 Apr. 2021 by TB

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry about the wifi and we do hope to have it back up and running soon.

4 out of 5
Lovely welcome by reception. Whole property well looked after. Room very clean and ample room. Lovely view to river from our room. Close to town. Unfortunately no Wi-Fi but made do.

Posted by on 19 Mar. 2021

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30 Mar. 2021 by Werner

Thank you, great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

2 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Feb. 2021

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11 Mar. 2021 by Werner

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2021

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26 Feb. 2021 by TB

Thank you so much for your feedback, it is appreciated.

2 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2021

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26 Feb. 2021 by TB

thank you for your feedback it is appreciated.

4 out of 5
Close to the beach and town and water inlet food outlets and shops

Posted by , from Mona Vale on 21 Jan. 2021

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25 Jan. 2021 by Werner

Thank you, great to see you enjoyed your stay. With the beach less than 200m away it is a great spot.

4 out of 5
I liked that it was close to the water and restaurants

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2021

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17 Jan. 2021 by TB

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and liked our proximity to the beach and restaurants.

About the Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments

Location 2 Arthur Kaine Drive, Merimbula, NSW 2548

Property Features

Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments offers its guests an outdoor tennis court and a seasonal outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. A business center and a meeting room are available. Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments also features barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Merimbula motel.

  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Merimbula, NSW (MIM) (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments offers 40 accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. 52-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Guests will receive key retrieval information. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

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

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM - 5 PM
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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

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 10.9 and AUD 18.90 for adults, AUD 6.90 and AUD 18.90 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Black Dolphin Merimbula
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments Merimbula
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel Apartments Merimbula
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel Apartments
  • Black Dolphin & Apartments
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments Motel
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments Merimbula
  • Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments Motel Merimbula

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in September and close in June.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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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.