3.8 out of 5

"The meals at the restaurant at the motel were second to none. We had 3 meals there and we were amazed by the quality. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 16 Oct 2017

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Hotel Description

At Ocean Side Hawks Nest you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest and Myall Park. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

Coffee/tea makers and hairdryers are featured in all 17 rooms. Fridges and microwaves make in-room dining convenient.

For a drink, you can stop by the motel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the spa tub, kids' swimming pool and waterslide. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 11 AM.

Sights in the area of this 3.5-star Hawks Nest motel include Dutchies Beach and Tomaree National Park.

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Motel Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$118 per night

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (1 Bedroom)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Apartment)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Hot Tub)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Penthouse)

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Ocean Side Hawks Nest ratings based on 123 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ocean Side Hawks Nest

Everyone (60) Couples (40) Family (22)
5 out of 5
Location was brillant, service was very accomodating, helpful and friendly. The room was spacious, great view and comfortable.

Posted by on 19 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 May 2019 by Reception

Hi thank you for your feedback we greatly appreciate it. Kindest regards Oceanside Reception

4 out of 5
We enjoyed our overnight stay. The hotel rooms were above average size with every comfort. near the beach,car park, attentive staff,bar and coffee shop,pool tables,pool.

Posted by on 22 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Apr. 2019 by Jan

Hi Anonymous, thank you for your feedback we appreciate it. Kindest regards Oceanside Reception

1 out of 5
The room smelt terrible. People below us made noise all night including loud music. Had to sleep w ( try ) with window closed but air con was also noisy.. Room was tired and old and bathroom worse

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2019

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19 Mar. 2019 by Oceanside

Hi Anonymous, we are very sorry your stay was not what you expected. We are addressing all our air-conditioners now. With more reno's to follow. Thank you for your feedback as it is important to us. Kindest regards Oceanside Reception

4 out of 5
Great location close to beach friendly check in staff food at front restaurant delicious! Air Con kept us awake, appeared damaged and overdue for replacing. Enjoyed our stay and will return.

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Feb. 2019 by Oceanside Reception

Hi thank you for your feedback. Yes some of our aircon units are in need of replacement so sorry it kept you awake. WE are happy you enjoyed yours stay other than that. Kindest regards Jan

5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Feb. 2019

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2 Apr. 2019 by Jan

Thank you for your feedback we greatly appreciate it. Kindest regards

4 out of 5
Hotel close to beach and fairly central Sunny and good weather

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2019

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18 Jan. 2019 by Oceanside

Hi Anonymous thank you for your feedback. Have a great day. Kindest regards

3 out of 5
Super location close to beach, hotel needs a bit of work done on it. Doors didn’t close properly/were broken etc. Clean and comfortable, but old and dated.

Posted by on 5 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jan. 2019 by Oceanside Reception

Hi L thank you for your feedback. WE are happy you enjoyed our little seaside town. Yes we are dated and are looking forward to some reno's this year. Kindest regards

5 out of 5
Lovely accommodation, very quiet, close to the beach: just wonderul

Posted by on 27 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec. 2018 by reception

Hi Anonymous, thank you for your feedback so happy you enjoyed your stay. Kindest Regards Oceanside Reception

2 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Dec. 2018

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28 Dec. 2018 by reception

Hi Anonymous so happy you enjoyed your stay Kind regards Reception

1 out of 5
The room was dirty and many amenities did not function.

Posted by on 22 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Jan. 2019 by Reception

Hi Anonymous I am so sorry that your were not happy with you room. It is a shame you didn't come to us so as we could try and rectify the problems your were experiencing. Kindest regards Reception

Property Features

Ocean Side Hawks Nest offers its guests an outdoor pool, a kid's pool, a waterslide, and a spa tub. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Ocean Side Hawks Nest also features a BBQ and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Hawks Nest motel is smoke free.

  • 17 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (58.9 km / 36.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ocean Side Hawks Nest offers 17 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8 AM to 11 AM.

On-site venue – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting 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.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • 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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Hotel Names

  • Ocean Side Hawks Nest Motel
  • Ocean Side Motel
  • Ocean Side Hawks Nest
  • Ocean Side
  • Oceanside Hawks Nest Hotel Hawks Nest