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Torquay, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I rolled in just as the managers were finishing up for the night but rather than feeling like I was being a bother they welcomed me and couldn't be more helpful . The room was very comfortable and roomy

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Always a pleasure, glad you felt welcome.

Capricorn Coast, QLD
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Six night stay to work in Newcastle. Great location right across the road from the Macquarie Lake shoreline with walking path all around the lake.. lovely for a stroll in the morning or to unwind at the end of the day. Though the road seems to be a fairly major thoroughfare I didn't hear any traffic noise in my room...

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John C, Owner at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. See you next time.

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

The staff, rooms, parking, location, pool and price were perfect for my group. We've been 3 times now and will happily stay again. The upstairs rooms are the best imo with a nice view across the lake. Spectacular water pressure in the shower too!!

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We greatly appreciate your repeat business. The upstairs rooms do have great views across the lake. A great place to sit at any time of day but especially at night with a glass of your favourite beveradge to watch the sunset. We are glad the water pressure washes away the days grime from...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

My daughter & I stayed for a dance comp and we had friends stay in other rooms. Rooms were clean & bright. We had a downstairs room with a queen & a single. Room was a good size. The upstairs rooms with balcony were smaller but have a view. It's a nice area with good cafes down the road. We...

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We believe our rooms are of a good size. We are an older built motel which we have modernized both from the exterior and the rooms and this means the rooms are larger than some more recently built motels. The upstairs rooms are a fraction smaller but add on the balcony and they...

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We have wonderful Easter break here, nice bike track along the lake, enjoyed the beautiful sunset, watched the boats passing by. Free wifi, kids had so much fun in the swimming pool, we caught some fish and Bbq at the Bbq area, in house new movie for your choice. All perfect!!! Dawn and John are very friendly.

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We do live in a fantastic spot and really appreciate it. It feels like it is a million miles from anywhere and yet it is close to everything either walking or driving. The lake is 30 seconds away via the underpass and suitable for all water activities. ( I went for a kayak today...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My daughter and I stayed over night recently. Delighted with our room. Had been cautious following other reviews. I need not have worried. Staff were warm, welcoming and helpful. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The beds comfortable. Nothing negative to say. Would gladly recommend this motel.

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your very positive review. The owners over the last eighteen months and ourselves as managers over the last six months have worked hard to get the motel to the standard it is now. There are always little improvements to do and the work continues. We are in a great spot. Kilometres of walking track around the lake...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Came to Warners Bay, Newcastle, not expecting much, and was totally blown away by the family environment, and the warmth and friendliness of hosts, Dawn and John. Two nicer people, you'd struggle to meet. Made me feel like The Esplanade Motel was a home away from home. Highly recommended, and would come back any time.

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. If we can make our motel feel like a home away from home we must be doing something right. We are blessed to be in a great spot. Right on the lake, a short walk to cafes, restaurants, and shops as well as a brilliant Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant on site. Or you can sit...

Ophir, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The bed was the highlight of the stay as really comfortable. Lovely to have nice white sheets and quilt. I think in all honestly we picked the wrong night to stay Saturday .We arrived at 2pm, room not ready. Pity made us late for grandsons party as had to wait to book in. Was told by Manager "Somebody has to...

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John C, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologise for your later check in. Usually all our rooms are ready by 1pm but that day we had a number of late check outs and dirty rooms. I believe we had you in the room by 2.15pm. Upon arrival you did not seem perturbed by the short wait. I also believe my wording...

Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Pulled up met the owners nice people. Rooms were excellent. Had an issue with the air con first night. Approached the owners the next day and all I can say is that the issue was dealt with in a more than satisfactory manner. This place is run by too good down to earth people who can't do enough for their...

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JaneneLowe, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your incredibley positive review. I reckon people who spend time in the central west end up with a bit of down to earthness. Farmers such as yourself (who allow us to live on the coast by growing our food under tough conditions) literally and the rest of us by associating with real people who feed this country....

Orange, NSW
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We stayed 7 nights here last week and found it very comfortable. Staff were always pleasant and helpful. We had a lake view room and it was relaxing to sit on the balcony and look out over the water. The room was spacious with full daily housekeeping if you wanted. We sampled the Japanese restaurant and found it quite good...

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JaneneLowe, Manager at The Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Hello from The Eco Inn at Warners Bay. Thank you for your very positive review. I really like those lakeview rooms. They have a lovely feeling about them and not a bad view. I apologise about the noise. I think it must have been repairs to the roof and guttering. The owners have spent a lot of time and money...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Esplanade Motel (formerly The Eco Inn Inn). With a prime waterfront location, and easy access to some 15 kms of dedicated lake walks and only minutes from Warner's Bay Village, there is simply no better location. Some fabulous in-room features include free WiFi, free in-house movies, air conditioning, microwave, toaster, kettle, all cutlery and crockery and all expected amenities. Enjoy our great pool with 2 BBQs and a pizza oven. We have rooms to suit all travellers. Queen bed rooms, twin rooms (a queen bed and a single bed in the same room), family rooms which have a queen bed and two single beds in the same room and family suites which have a queen bed in one room and three single beds in a second bedroom. We also have lakeview queens and twins and one studio suite with a queen bed in one room and a seperate lounge room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Esplanade Motel

Address: 568 The Esplanade, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia (Formerly Eco Inn Warners Bay)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Lake Macquarie > Warners Bay
Price Range: ₹ 5,619 - ₹ 8,257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Esplanade Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Rooms even located at the front close to swimming pool were reasonable quiet.”
RhondaK205, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 42 has view to the lake”
922judithh, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs appear to be nicer.”
davidnR3467CC, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had 25 which was fine. No road noise. There are upstairs rooms and nt sure if they were lucky enough to have a view of the lake”
jennibmelbourne, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Look for a room further away from the street if traffic noise is likely to cause a problem.”
MurrayL831, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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