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The Esplanade Motel

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  • Average15%
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  • Terrible1%
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All reviewsacross the roadjapanese restauranton demand moviesfree moviesgreat locationlake macquarienice viewenjoyed our stayplace to staycomfy bedshort walkshops and restaurantsrestaurant upstairsbusy roadfamily roomair conrooms were clean
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this motel for a last minute trip for the weekend. Rooms were clean and the family room comfortably fits us all in. Shame restaurant was closed on the long weekend. Quick drive to restaurants and parks Couldn't ask for more for the...More

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Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you for your very positive review. We are in a great location with a minutes drive or 15 minute walk to boutiques, shops, cafes, and restaurants as well as the fantastic on site Japanese Fukusui Tepanyaki. You will have to come back again and...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely place to stay while on a business trip - really nice location with amazing lake views and super helpful staff. Rooms very well presented and comfortable. Excellent value for money! Well worth a visit.More

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Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you for your very positive review. We think we live in one of the lesser known gems of NSW. Close to everything that Newcastle/Lake Macquarie offers but also far enough away. The lake is an amazing spot. Great for walks and all water activities....More

Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

During checkout an argument ensued and the female staff started swearing and forcefully pulled us by the hair to remove us from the office Very professional conduct, police has been involved Come at your own riskMore

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Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 8 June 2016

During our ten years as managers of motels we have met many nice people. Two families who we consider our best friends we have met through the motel as past guests. Very rarely we have guests who try to take advantage of the motel and...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed here last week on a quick stop over in Newcastle, it was very handy for our business. The Hotel is on the main road but far enough back to not have any road noise. Rooms very good size and very comfortably fitted out....More

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Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 20 May 2016

Thank you for your positive review and thank you for mentioning our motel is handy for business. We are close to everything. Newcastle CBD is 15 minutes away as is Toronto. Charlestown and Kotara are ten minutes away. Cardiff is 5 minutes away, and yet...More

Reviewed 6 May 2016

I booked into the motel from Trip Advisor reports. The building is oldish but well maintained. Our room had had an upgrade at some point and was presented neatly and was spacious. Shower was great even though it the height couldn't be adjusted.We were in...More

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Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 8 May 2016

Thank you for your review. We are in a great location. Within walking or driving distance of most activities and yet feeling like it is a small country town. The lake is spectacular with the hills behind it. The road can be busy at times...More

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Pool
Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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US$91 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$91 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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"Ask for a room at the back. You forgo the view but it is away from the road and very quiet."
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"All were good. Also has an upstairs Tepenyaki bar, lake views from Windows."
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"The motel is off the Pacific Highway, so get a room back from the road. Also, you often have to wait to drive..."
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"Rooms furthest from the road would be the quietest"
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