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3.5 out of 5

"Close walking distance to the CBD and water edge " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 14 Aug 2020

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Hotel Description

At El Lago Waters Motel you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Pelican Plaza and Wyrrabalong National Park. Highlights at this beach motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

TVs with digital channels are featured in all 39 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators and desks are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour front desk. Added amenities include an outdoor tennis court and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star The Entrance motel, attractions include Terrigal Beach and Lake Macquarie.

Pool View Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Sundeck Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Lake View Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

El Lago Waters Motel ratings based on 346 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for El Lago Waters Motel

Everyone (149) Couples (121) Family (74)
3 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Sep. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Aug. 2020

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3 out of 5
Close walking distance to the CBD and water edge

Posted by , from Hunter valley on 14 Aug. 2020

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3 out of 5
Was close to shopping centre and very close to the water

Posted by , from Central coast on 19 Jul. 2020

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Jul. 2020

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2 out of 5
Staff were helpful, but overall rooms need a good clean and refresh for the location should be much better condition there was rubbish on balcony, toe nail clipping on carpet and stains, hallways n stairs dirty to

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2020

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Jun. 2020

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5 out of 5
I was pleasantly surprised by the value for money, will definitely stay again

Posted by on 14 May 2020

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2 out of 5
The motel is in a fantastic location but the place is in serious need of renovation or just knocked down.

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2020

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. El Lago Waters Motel offers its guests an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. A rooftop terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly El Lago Waters Motel. Free self parking is available.

  • 1 building
  • 39 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) (112 km / 69.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

El Lago Waters Motel offers 39 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Digital television is provided. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

El Lago Waters Motel has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8:30 AM - 7 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 6 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 property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8:30 AM - 7 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 6 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 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

This property may place an authorization for 1 night's rate for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking using the credit card submitted during the reservation process.

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 reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Staff 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
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

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

  • Deposit: AUD 25.00 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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 10 (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

  • El Lago Resort
  • El Lago Waters
  • El Lago Waters Resort
  • El Lago Waters Resort The Entrance
  • El Lago Waters The Entrance
  • El Waters
  • Lago Waters Resort
  • El Lago Waters Hotel The Entrance
  • El Lago Waters Motel The Entrance
  • El Lago Waters Motel
  • El Lago Waters Motel Motel
  • El Lago Waters Motel The Entrance
  • El Lago Waters Motel Motel The Entrance

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.
  • Alcohol isn't served at El Lago Waters Motel.
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