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3.9 out of 5

"We had a good day at Belmont " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 10 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

At Squid Ink Motel you'll be steps from 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$72* Per night/room 28 Jun. - 29 Jun.

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 91 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 (51) Couples (19) Family (25)
1 out of 5
Very good value for money. Would happily stay here again.

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2021

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4 out of 5
We had a good day at Belmont

Posted by on 10 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5
The property is beautifully positioned on the shores of Lake Macquarie. Breathtaking views.

Posted by on 8 Jun. 2021

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4 out of 5
Clean, Tidy and good value

Posted by on 25 May 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 25 May 2021

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2 out of 5
The property and facilities were very run down and the bathroom had mould in the grout and soap scum in the spa. Mattress was so old that the springs popped and squeaked whenever you moved. Needs a complete renovation and re fitting to bring it back up to even 3 stars rating. Shame really as the location is gorgeous.

Posted by on 24 May 2021

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5 out of 5
Absolutely amazing location and excellent staff. Very clean rooms as well. Would definitely stay here again and make time to explore the lakeside.

Posted by on 13 Apr. 2021

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3 out of 5
The location was great. Shower was not great. Room was tiny. Beds were comfortable but my husband is tall and the beds wernt long enough for him to fit on, that was odd. Staff were nice.

Posted by on 30 Mar. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5
Very helpful staff welcoming and pleasing. Clean but dated rooms convenient parking

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2021

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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 with complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. Televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are 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 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
  • 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

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.

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)
  • 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
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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.