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travellerm68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i have been coming here for a few years now and always enjoy my stay. The location is about 2 hours from Sydney so nice just to get away. The resort is well maintained both in regards to the outside of the property and the gardens. Inside can be a little dated, some of the carpets in my unit were...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good for family type events- we had a nice time here with several generations. Some of the rooms are a bit rundown and not clean but ours were very nice and comfortable. The pool is lovely and there's a lot of hiking and exploring in nearby bush to do. Got quite busy while we were here and the restaurant was...

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Thank Aliabroad
Windsor, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in a deluxe 2 bedroom townhouse. The place needed some tlc and there were marks all up the stair walls, cobwebs everywhere in the lounge room. The cupboards needed cleaning and worst of all the air conditioning was terrible. The air con wasn't big enough for the house. For the price I expected a lot more.

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Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here are some details that I wish I knew before I booked a few nights at Rafferty's Resort: There are FOUR pools but that really means is: one really nice pool, two small, secluded spa sized pools for when you can't handle screaming/splashing children, and one heated, rejected pool that could be nice but it's not. The main pool is...

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Thank Holu L
Sydney
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Don't bother going. All the townhouses are privately owned and are outdated and dirty. It was like you were living in the 90s again! Would not recommend this place to anyone! Rather go camping. Dont bother ringing staff or complaining they simply dont care!

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4Thank 348monica
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Bit disappointed. Booked thinking we could go to a tapas and wine bar, as read on the website, when we get there it's no longer there. Now a cafe that's not open for dinner. Restaurant booked out so ordered takeaway from said restaurant, website says choose from options x, y, z. Call to order only one of the dishes isn't...

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3Thank Murphy S
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Excellent stay for 4 nights end of January 2017 in 2 bedroom townhouse, very clean, well furnished, 3 minutes walk to main pool and spa, also to the Al Lago Italian restaurant, ate there as group of 4 or 5 on 2 nights, excellent mains, well priced and delicious. Amazed that the pools were not crowded, often we were the...

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Thank annevanheel
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had a great time and stayed for just long enough. Thee family loved the different pools and tennis courts. The free activities were very helpful for keeping the kids busy.. The prices are very good for the standard of accommodation you get.. Will differently be back again!! Had a great time!

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1Thank holidaytime2222
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for Australia day week.4 pools to choose from around resort were all great though not large.Had a 2 bed double story townhouse.Was clean and tidy on arrival- dishwasher was hit and miss. No toilet downstairs-both bathrooms upstairs so you get your exercise!-place had aircon which was great for very hot days. Only view from accomodation is mostly very...

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1Thank renee S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Raffertys Cams wharf in January 2017, staying in cottage 61, (privately owned). Roomy, but let down by dirty carpets and lounges, mould in both showers. No soap shelf in the second shower, although you could see where one used to be. Although this is a 3 level property, both bathrooms are on the middle level only. Raffertys resort...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Raffertys Resort is located on the shores of Lake Macquarie, just 90 minutes drive north of Sydney and only minutes from patrolled beaches. The resort is set amongst 35 acres of natural bushland setting and features 103 self contained cottages, two restaurants, two bars, four swimming pools, four tennis courts, water recreational activities, massage centre and a holiday kids club. There are also 6 meeting rooms available for conferences and corporate retreats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raffertys Resort

Address: 1 Wild Duck Dr, Cams Wharf, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia (Formerly Mercure Lake Macquarie Rafferty's Resort)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Lake Macquarie > Cams Wharf
Price Range: ₹ 9,948 - ₹ 29,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Raffertys Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Mercure Lake Macquarie Rafferty`s Hotel Cams Wharf
Mercure Cams Wharf
Accor Cams Wharf
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“Lake view or cottage with wide verandahs”
 of 5 bubbles annevanheel, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get one near the pool - saves on walking!”
 of 5 bubbles holidaytime2222, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our townhouse accessible from car park but third bedroom is on mezzanine via stairs. May be tricky to access restaurant in wheelchair.”
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 of 5 bubbles 923cheryld, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid cottage 81 and older cottages/townhouses that are older and not re-furbished.”
 of 5 bubbles TaraR687, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are individually owned, so one has to search not just the resort site, but other sites for suitable cabins for one's group needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Lisa_Sydney1608, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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