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4.5 out of 5

"In a good spot as it was central to the places we needed to go. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 08 Jan 2022

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Hotel Description

At Cardiff Motor Inn you'll be 4.8 km (3 mi) from Lake Macquarie and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Hunter Ice Skating Stadium. Highlights at this motel include free in-room WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 22 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient, and minibars provide refreshments. Irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are also available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and express check-out. Plus you'll find dry cleaning/laundry services and luggage storage. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 8 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 8 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 3.5-star Cardiff motel, attractions include Westfield Kotara and Newcastle Beach.

Standard Room (Standard single)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$128* Per night/room 30 Jan. - 31 Jan.

Standard Room (Standard Double)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Two Bedroom Unit (2BU)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Large Two Bedroom Unit (L2BU)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Room (Large Family Suites)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cardiff Motor Inn ratings based on 121 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 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 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Cardiff Motor Inn

Everyone (68) Couples (23) Family (30)
4 out of 5
In a good spot as it was central to the places we needed to go.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2022

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5 out of 5
Couldn’t get the wifi to work, but apart from that we were happy with everything

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Jan. 2022 by Management

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We would have been more than happy to assist you with any WiFi issues during your stay.

5 out of 5
Location was excellent. Staff were friendly. Easy to check in. All in all just a great spot.

Posted by on 3 May 2021

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4 out of 5
Hosts Kim & Frank are lovely people & nothing is too much trouble. Great breakfast

Posted by on 2 May 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2021

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5 out of 5
It was very clean and tidy but could have done with a plate, bowl and some basic cutlery

Posted by on 23 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
Friendly helpful nice motel clean and tidy awesome staff

Posted by on 1 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5
Lovely property, very clean, close to shopping and swimming.

Posted by on 24 Jan. 2021

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Property Features

Cardiff Motor Inn offers its guests a garden, dry cleaning/laundry services, and room service (during limited hours). WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Newcastle motel is smoke free.

  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Cardiff Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cardiff Motor Inn offers 22 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 8 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 8 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to check-in.

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

  • Monday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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 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 credit 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.This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector 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. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received their complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 1 days prior to check-in.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff 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 available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 16
  • COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 1
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

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 13.00 and AUD 90.00 per person (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Cardiff Motor Inn
  • Cardiff Motor
  • Cardiff Motor Inn Motel
  • Cardiff Motor Inn Cardiff
  • Cardiff Motor Inn Motel Cardiff

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.