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Hotel Description

Boat Harbour Motel puts you in the heart of Wollongong, steps from Brighton Beach and within a 10-minute stroll of Wollongong Fish Market. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

The restaurant, The Anchorage Restaurant, is open for lunch and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/cafe.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 3-star Wollongong CBD motel include Wollongong City Beach and Illawarra Museum.

Standard Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$150* Per night/room 4 Jan. - 5 Jan.

Park Harbour Triple

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ocean View Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Park Harbour Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ocean View Triple

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Boat Harbour Motel ratings based on 439 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Boat Harbour Motel

Everyone (289) Couples (83) Business (1) Students (1) Family (64) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Recommendation and will stay there again

Posted by on 28 Nov. 2022

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4 out of 5
Friendly office staff. Would have liked some plates and utensils as there is a microwave there

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2022

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5 out of 5
Access to all facilities

Posted by on 14 Nov. 2022

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14 Nov. 2022 by Max

Thank you Harry for the feedback, much appreciated.

4 out of 5
Location and reception service were good. Spacious room. Bathroom small but worked. Balcony had great view but fly screen door didn't slide properly. Will go back again.

Posted by on 14 Nov. 2022

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14 Nov. 2022 by Max

Thank you Constantine for the feedback and comments.,Sliding door has been fixed and thank you for bringing this to our attention..

4 out of 5
It was a nice room just across from the beach with a cafe just below

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2022

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12 Nov. 2022 by Max

Thank you Madeline for the feedback, much appreciated.

5 out of 5
Excellent location, good size room, walk to CBD, view

Posted by on 6 Nov. 2022

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6 Nov. 2022 by Max

Thank you Willem for the feedback.

5 out of 5
Great location, cafe attached, next to park and ocean, friendly staff.

Posted by on 2 Nov. 2022

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6 Nov. 2022 by Max

Thank you Marian for the feedback, much appreciated.

5 out of 5
The location was great, super friendly staff and the water views were amazing

Posted by on 22 Oct. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Oct. 2022 by Max

Thank you Bronwyn for the feedback and comments.

4 out of 5
The room was very clean and functional. The location was fantastic. So close to walk ways on beach and great coffee from café out the front. Supermarkets and restaurants all within walking distance.

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Oct. 2022 by Max

Thank you Susan for the feedback and wonderful comments.

5 out of 5
Was clean and very spacious. Enjoyed our stay and it was close to amenities.

Posted by on 3 Oct. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Oct. 2022 by Lilly

Thank you for your review, see you again!

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/cafe on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this motel measures 1346 square feet (125 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly Boat Harbour Motel also features a garden and an elevator. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Wollongong motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 1346 sq ft of conference space
  • 125 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1962
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Wollongong Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Boat Harbour Motel offers 42 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Wollongong motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 28-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and Netflix. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

The Anchorage Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Basin Cafe - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this café serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 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 must contact the property in advance for check-in information and lockbox information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector 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. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • 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 not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are 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 follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

Hotel Names

  • Boat Harbour Motel Wollongong
  • Boat Harbour Motel
  • Boat Harbour Wollongong
  • Boat Harbour Motel Motel
  • Boat Harbour Motel Wollongong
  • Boat Harbour Motel Motel Wollongong

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.

National Rating

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.