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4.5 out of 5

"It was connected to club Macquarie, had free parking and efficient staff. Hard to find and not well signposted, we drive past 3 times before we finall ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 28 May 2021

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Hotel Description

At Macquarie 4 star, you'll be 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from Lake Macquarie and 10.4 km (6.5 mi) from John Hunter Hospital. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

All 36 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies or patios, and DVD players. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The bistro, Bistro 458, is open for lunch and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Argenton motel include Westfield Kotara and University of Newcastle.

Bronze Deluxe Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$137* Per night/room 30 Aug. - 31 Aug.

Gold Spa Deluxe Room

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Silver Deluxe Room)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Gold Deluxe Room

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Macquarie 4 star ratings based on 91 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 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Macquarie 4 star

Everyone (45) Couples (24) Business (1) Family (22)
4 out of 5
It was connected to club Macquarie, had free parking and efficient staff. Hard to find and not well signposted, we drive past 3 times before we finally found it.

Posted by on 28 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 May 2021 by the team at Macquarie 4 Star

Thank you for your review. We are currently improving our road-side signage.

2 out of 5

Posted by on 17 May 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Mar. 2021 by Macquarie 4 Star

Thanks for your great review. We hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
Close to the highway. Large clean rooms. Enjoyable surrounds.

Posted by on 7 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Feb. 2021 by Alicia

Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed our rooms and surrounds. We hope to see you again soon.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Feb. 2021 by Macquarie 4 Star

Thanks for your review Bhadresh. We hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
Easy location to find. Staff friendly. Room very clean.

Posted by , from Wagga Wagga on 2 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Jan. 2021 by Alicia

Thanks for the great review Tash. We hope to welcome you back soon.

5 out of 5
No fuss check in, friendly staff, ample onsite parking and quiet location. Club adjacent to the motel offered value for money dining.

Posted by , from Australia on 22 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Dec. 2020 by Alicia

Thank you for the great review Santos. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and our Club meals. We hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
Location was very convenient for me. Quiet spot with parking at the door. Cleanliness was exceptional

Posted by , from Port Douglas on 20 Dec. 2020

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21 Dec. 2020 by Alicia

Thank you Judee for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our location and level of cleanliness. We hope to see you again!

5 out of 5
Great place to stay. Easy check in. Great location to club for very nice and reasonable priced meals. Immaculate motel room. I will be back. It really is 4 star.

Posted by , from Worrigee on 7 Dec. 2020

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8 Dec. 2020 by Alicia

Thanks for the great review Scott. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back!

5 out of 5
Excellent customer service! Highly recommend this hidden gem for a quick getaway

Posted by , from Wollongong on 17 Oct. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Oct. 2020 by Macquarie 4 Star Team

Hi Donna! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We take pride in providing excellent facilities, service and convenience all in the one place. We hope to have you stay with us again on your next getaway :-)

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Macquarie 4 star. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Newcastle motel is smoke free.

  • 36 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2008
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (35 km / 21.7 mi)
  • Train station: Cockle Creek Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Macquarie 4 star offers 36 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Bistro 458 - This bistro serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 7:30 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 7:00 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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 7:30 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 7:00 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.

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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Macquarie 4 star

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 accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Credit card pre-authorisation

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • 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

  • Macquarie Inn Argenton
  • Macquarie 4 star Motel Argenton
  • Macquarie Argenton
  • Macquarie 4 star Motel
  • Macquarie 4 star Argenton
  • Macquarie 4 star Motel
  • Macquarie 4 star Argenton
  • Macquarie 4 star Motel Argenton

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

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

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