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4.3 out of 5

"Room was small but clean, close to Swansee shops, lovely outdoor area to hang out right on the river. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 04 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

At Black Swan Waterfront Motel you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Lake Macquarie and Byrnes Reserve. Highlights at this motel include in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

TVs with first-run movies are featured in all 12 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers. Kitchenettes come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves, and room service is also available. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include hydromassage showerheads and free toiletries.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a library, and a garden. Plus you'll find express check-out, tour/ticket assistance, and luggage storage. There's also the convenience of RV/bus/truck parking.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Swansea motel, attractions include Charlestown Square and John Hunter Hospital.

Double Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Black Swan Waterfront Motel ratings based on 50 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Black Swan Waterfront Motel

Everyone (30) Couples (17) Family (3)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Oct. 2020

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18 Oct. 2020 by Hillary

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind rating we are glad you enjoyed your stay and wish you happy and safe travels for the future

4 out of 5
Room was small but clean, close to Swansee shops, lovely outdoor area to hang out right on the river.

Posted by on 4 Oct. 2020

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4 Oct. 2020 by Hillary

Thank you for taking the time to review and we hope you enjoy your time by the water and the rest of this long weekend

5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Sep. 2020

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20 Sep. 2020 by Hillary

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review wishing you happy and safe travels

5 out of 5
Right next n the waterfront Lovely view to wake up to

Posted by on 5 Dec. 2019

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5 Dec. 2019 by Hillary

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review - we wish you happy and safe travels for the future and hope that we may be of assistance again

5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jul. 2019

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29 Jul. 2019 by Hillary

Thank you for staying with us and also for your review points

5 out of 5
It is like home away from home as an older couple who refound each other after sixty years it is warm, and abounds in memories

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2019

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19 Jul. 2019 by Hillary

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and it is our pleasure to have such lovely people stay with us - we hope to assist you again in the future until then safe and happy travels

5 out of 5
Being 10 yards from the river and getting the breeze off the water really makes this motel.The RSL has just been renovated and the food is good

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2019

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6 Mar. 2019 by Hillary

Thank you for your review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to be able to assist again - wishing you safe and happy travels

5 out of 5
Lovely location with water views. Close to shops, hotel and newly refurbished RSL. Microwave in room and bar b q to borrow. Very congenial hosts. Really enjoyed our stay. Swansea is a very friendly town with all amenities. We couldn’t have done better. Thanks to all.

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2019

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9 Feb. 2019 by KShep

Thank you for staying with us and your kind review - pleasant guests such as you were make work easy - we wish you happy and safe travels in the future

3 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Dec. 2018

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18 Dec. 2018 by Hillary

Thank you for taking your time to write a review - as advised in our room brochures hair dye will damage linen etc and damages must be paid for if one chooses to dye hair while staying in hotels/motels etc - wishing you happy travels in the future and no damage to others property

About the Black Swan Waterfront Motel

Location 137 Bowman Street, Swansea, NSW 2281

Property Features

Black Swan Waterfront Motel offers its guests a library, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. Black Swan Waterfront Motel also features room service (during limited hours), express check-out, and RV/bus/truck parking. This 3-star Newcastle motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 12 guestrooms or units
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

RV, bus, truck parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (47.6 km / 29.6 mi)

Room Amenities

Black Swan Waterfront Motel offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with first-run movies. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • First-run movies
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 25
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday - Sunday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 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 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday - Sunday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 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 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in information and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 25 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 25 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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; 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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 25
  • Caters to adults only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Second check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Second check-in time ends at 6:00 PM
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • 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 does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: AUD 100.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 25 years old aren't allowed.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Black Swan Waterfront Motel.
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*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.