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Smugglers Cove Holiday Village

45 The Lakes Way, Forster, New South Wales 2428 Australia
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#12 of 20 in Forster
Our nautical themed holiday park is ideal for a relaxed family holiday. It's set on 20 acres of sub-tropical gardens beside scenic Pipers Bay in the heart of Forster on the NSW Mid North Coast. new playground OUR GREAT NEW PLAYGROUND The park offers holiday makers clean modern amenities, a choice of self-contained accommodation styles and campsites, two fabulous swimming pool complexes, an internet booth, Peglegs Function Centre and restaurant (open during Christmas, Easter and Sept/Oct school holidays), barbecues, playgrounds and many recreational facilities. Golden surf beaches and extensive waterways are within 5kms and the towns of Forster and Tuncurry with their shops, clubs, pubs, restaurants and cinema are only a short drive away.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Game room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Outdoor pool
Mini golf
Water park
Banquet room
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Jan B wrote a review Apr 2022
Port Macquarie, Australia8 contributions
I booked two nights, and had to pay in advance….but will leave as soon as it is daylight and I can repack the car. Forget the money…If I had the choice, I would drive away right now. Absolutely revolting! Sign says ‘Luxury cabins’. LOL….total rubbish….really, just an outright lie! Cabins are VERY VERY SMALL with yukky old 1960s blue vinyl furniture. Bathrooms reek of Detol and the smell fills the cabin. Park is noisy and offers NO wifi….. SO unhappy.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Don’t even think about it! Run!
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Gladys E wrote a review Apr 2022
Port Macquarie, Australia251 contributions24 helpful votes
Over priced & sub standard accommodation. The cabins are so small & inadequate. The shower was soooo small & the water went cold after 5 mins. The park is very noisy & needs a major upgrade. New cabins are needed. We won't stay here again & $200 a night is an absolute joke for the state of the cabin.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Don't stay here there are alot nicer places in Forster to stay. Most Motels are cheaper than...
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kimharper94 wrote a review Dec 2021
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Stayed here over 5 nights. First few nights was during the week, so we have pretty much the whole park to ourself. The 2 bedroom cabin we had was excellent. Fluffy pillows, undercover carpark, supplies of coffee and tea for the few days. Even have washing machine and dryer. The back deck was a nice space to have, the aircon was great for hot days. Kids love the pool the most. Excellent stay, will definitely come back.
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Date of stay: December 2021
Inge V wrote a review Nov 2021
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things are not as they look on the official photos. we had a 2 bedroom cabin, room was that small that I had to walk sideways to get into my bed mattress was well and truly past used time I woke up with very sore back and barely could sleep. The walls were that thin I could hear my son breathing in the bedroom next door, any sudden move and the wall might break. shower was very small and slippery . In the kitchenette the hot water tap fell off. Floors are of poor quality and has dents in it. The couch was nearly going to pieces when sitting on, I used my own chair from home. The whole unit needs to be refurbished. For the whole week we only had one towel each it cost extra money if you wanted an other towel. It was very noisy during our stay, I will never get back there again I had a lot of trouble with staff there, got charged double for my pre paid booking, and staff refused to pay the full overcharged amount back, had to get the manager to get things sorted out.
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Date of stay: November 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: wifi did not work in Room
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NiceyG wrote a review Jun 2021
Waikiki, Hawaii71 contributions36 helpful votes
The place is a bit run down, is in need of some TLC. The cabin steps we were in had dry rot & could easily break.if under too much pressure. The cabin was neat & tidy in it's self. Would b a great place for families with children I suppose the business has been effected by the past 12months
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled
$99 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Smugglers Cove Holiday Village
Which popular attractions are close to Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Nearby attractions include Stockland Forster Shopping Centre (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Conveniently located restaurants include 101 Thai House, Lakeside Tavern, and 22 Grams Espresso.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Smugglers Cove Holiday Village?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Smugglers Cove Holiday Village accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.