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3.9 out of 5

"Place was clean easy to get to. Fridge was old but working hot water sucked " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 05 Dec 2021

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Hotel Description

Boat Harbour Motel puts you in the heart of Wollongong, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong Beach. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, a marina, and free self parking.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 42 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and microwaves make in-room dining convenient. Netflix, hair dryers, and free toiletries are also available.

The motel's own lounge bar is a nice place to enjoy a drink. A meeting room and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities.

You'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Stuart Park and 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Wollongong Hospital with a stay at this 3-star Wollongong CBD motel.

Standard Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$145* Per night/room 21 Dec. - 22 Dec.

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 392 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 4.0 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 (273) Couples (66) Business (1) Students (1) Family (53) Other (1)
3 out of 5
Place was clean easy to get to. Fridge was old but working hot water sucked

Posted by on 5 Dec. 2021

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8 Dec. 2021 by Max

Thank you for the feed back.We will look into the hot water situation.We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

4 out of 5
Lovely view, especially from the bar at the Anchorage. Comfortable beds. Courteous service. Toilet paper far too thin even if eco-friendly.

Posted by on 3 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Dec. 2021 by Max

Thank you Julie for the comments.We appreciate all feed back.Your comments have been noted.

5 out of 5
Great location friendly staff would be lovely in sunny days older property needs a little maintenance but definitely will return

Posted by on 20 Nov. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Nov. 2021 by Max

Thank you Mark for the feedback and kind remarks.

5 out of 5
Great tidy hotel. Happily return.

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2021

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21 Nov. 2021 by Max

Thank you Gavin for the feedback . Look forward to your return visit.

4 out of 5
Nice, clean accommodation in the heart of Wollongong.

Posted by on 14 Nov. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Nov. 2021 by Max

Thank you for your comments. Our housekeepers strive to produce clean and fresh rooms each and every day.

3 out of 5
Tired very ordinary rooms . Basic, could do with a refresh

Posted by on 11 Nov. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Nov. 2021 by max

Thank you for the feedback Margaret. We apologise your stay with us was not up to your standard.

4 out of 5
Location

Posted by on 6 Nov. 2021

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6 Nov. 2021 by max

Thank you Greg for the feedback. Glad yiou enjoyed your stay. we look forward to your visit.

5 out of 5
Everyone is friendly. Rooms were very clean. Great location to walk everywhere. And very budget friendly. Will definitely stay there again.

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2021

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6 Jun. 2021 by Max

Thank you for your feedback. Good to see you enjoyed your stay.

3 out of 5
Nice views, had to hold the toilet lid up with my foot, pillows were hard and decor was ordinary overpriced

Posted by on 24 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Jun. 2021 by Max

We appreciate all feedback. Your comments have been noted. We welcome guests to advise if there is a problem in the rooms. This allows us to make repairs if necessary.

5 out of 5
Comfy bed, kind staff, clean, 2 min walk to harbour.

Posted by on 9 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 May 2021 by Max

Thank you to all those that do provide feedback. All feedback is appreciated.

Property Features

Boat Harbour Motel offers its guests a marina. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. The business-friendly Boat Harbour Motel also features tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Wollongong motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1962
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • 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 (2 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. 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
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

The Anchorage Restaurant - Onsite restaurant.

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 - 7:00 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. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 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.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and up. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • 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
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 18
  • 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.

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.