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4.5 out of 5

"The motel is very clean and comfortable. The service is friendly, I would stay again. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 12 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

At Merewether Motel you'll be 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from Newcastle Beach and 1.6 km (1 mi) from Dixon Park Beach. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool, free self parking, and a spa tub.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and all 30 rooms feature free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. You'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Room service, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

Enjoy the free pool cabanas and pool loungers as well as access to bike rentals. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free RV/bus/truck parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 4.5-star Merewether motel include Charlestown Square and John Hunter Hospital.

Standard Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$118* Per night/room 7 Feb. - 8 Feb.

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Economy Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Merewether Motel ratings based on 210 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 Merewether Motel

Everyone (155) Couples (26) Business (2) Family (32)
5 out of 5
The motel is very clean and comfortable. The service is friendly, I would stay again.

Posted by , from Sydney on 12 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
Hi there! It is Koby and River from number 30! Thankyou for our stay and my son loves the pool and wants me to reserve there next time as I travel fortnightly to see him. The staff were great and look forward to seeing you next time

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
Reception staff very obliging. Breakfast was very good, scrambled eggs perfect. Cost was very affordable.

Posted by on 21 Dec. 2020

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5 out of 5
Its position was very central and within walking distance to the beaches, along with clean, well appointed rooms made it a prime stopover place in Newcastle.

Posted by on 18 Dec. 2020

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5 out of 5
Clean, friendly, reasonably priced breakfast. Netflix, good size fridge, comfortable bed

Posted by , from Forster, NSW on 19 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Excellent value for money. Friendly staff and great to have breakfast brought to your room.

Posted by , from Sydney on 10 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Clean, comfortable, shower excellent. Prefer downstairs than up and hate the hand basin over the root lol.

Posted by , from Tamworth on 8 Oct. 2020

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4 out of 5
Good location to lingard hospital and south Newcastle leagues club

Posted by , from Safety beach on 20 Aug. 2020

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5 out of 5
Excellent motel... up to date... welcoming office staff

Posted by , from Merriwa on 10 Aug. 2020

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Property Features

Merewether Motel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Merewether Motel. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Newcastle motel.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (26.8 km / 16.7 mi)
  • Train station: Newcastle Interchange Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Merewether Motel offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Newcastle motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

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
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 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 8:00 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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

This hotel will place an authorization for 200 USD for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

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

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 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 8:00 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. 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.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Merewether Motel

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. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. 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 and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • 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 available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • 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

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 3.5 and AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Merewether Motel
  • Merewether Motel Motel
  • Merewether Motel Merewether
  • Merewether Motel Motel Merewether

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

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

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