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3.9 out of 5

"Staff were friendly and helpful and the room was nice and clean bed was comfortable. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 23 Jun 2020

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Hotel Description

At Squid Ink Motel you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Lake Macquarie and 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Belmont Golf Course. Highlights at this motel include free in-room WiFi.

TVs with digital channels are featured in all 28 rooms. Housekeeping is available on request.

This motel has free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this Belmont motel include Charlestown Square and John Hunter Hospital.

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$87* Per night/room 9 Aug. - 10 Aug.

Family Room, Multiple Beds, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Triple Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Lake View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Squid Ink Motel ratings based on 67 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Squid Ink Motel

Everyone (45) Couples (14) Family (12)
1 out of 5
Very bad stay Had to listen to a couple have sex all through the night Woke up to smoke, from smokers sitting outside our door Wasn’t asked how the stay was when we left

Posted by , from Belmont on 28 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
Staff were friendly and helpful and the room was nice and clean bed was comfortable.

Posted by , from Bathurst on 23 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2020 by Chris

Thank you.

4 out of 5
View was spectacular, happy with the room and the price. We will definitely stay again.

Posted by on 20 Jun. 2020

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23 Jun. 2020 by Chris

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4 out of 5
Amazing view and sit out area. Easy access m. Rooms can be more cleaner

Posted by on 7 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2020 by Chris

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5 out of 5
Perfect for a stop off on way up the coast .... friendly support Motels they are awesome!

Posted by , from Sydney on 24 May 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2020 by Chris

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4 out of 5
Lovely location quiet Would recommend wish we were there longer

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great location, nice & clean , great price I'll be back for another visit.

Posted by on 20 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
Loved the fluffy towels, soft pillows & pristine bed linen. Bathroom squeaky clean & very generous with tea/coffee making facilities. Only gripes were traffic noise & lakeside facilities a bit run down. A shame as that area has so much potential to be a delightful oasis.

Posted by on 19 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Quite small room, but comfortable and adequate for one night. Beautiful outlook over lake. Very pleasant and helpful staff

Posted by , from Blue Mountains, NSW on 11 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Feb. 2020 by Chris

Thank you.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Feb. 2020

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Property Features

Squid Ink Motel offers its guests a terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden. Public spaces have free WiFi. Squid Ink Motel also features a picnic area and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Newcastle motel.

  • 28 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Squid Ink Motel offers 28 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries. Televisions come with digital channels. This Newcastle motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:30 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10:30 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 available for AUD 20.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per day.

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. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards 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.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

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

  • Breakage deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 40.00 (subject to availability)
  • Housekeeping fee: AUD 0 every 4 days
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Squid Ink Motel Belmont
  • Squid Ink Belmont
  • Squid Ink Motel Motel
  • Squid Ink Motel Belmont
  • Squid Ink Motel Motel Belmont
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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.