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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here this weekend on a visit to see my Mum. We would normally stay with her but my sister and small children needed the space so we opted for a hotel instead. We weren't expecting much just somewhere to rest our head but we were very pleasantly suprised. From the moment we walked into reception we were in...

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Lakemacmaintenance, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind review and also for choosing us over the family :) - it is a pleasure to have guests such as yourselves stay even if we did not see much of you both as we understand family keep people busy especially at this time of year. We hope that we can assist with providing accommodation again in...

Taree NSW Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This motel is small, the rooms are small, but the location is ideal. Right on the waterfront, with the friendliest owners we have come across for some time. The rooms are spotless and have everything you need - comfortable beds, hot water, reasonable rates and within easy walk of several eating places. Thoroughly recommended.

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Lakemacmaintenance, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for staying with us and also for your kind words - staff and management work hard together to keep guests happy and always enjoy reports like you have given. We hope you had a lovely Xmas and New Year and wish you a happy and safe 2017 and look forward to hopefully assisting you on more of your travels

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We have just spent 2 days at this motel and I can'speak highly enough of the motel and the owners.Yes it is small but quaint,the rooms are spotlessly clean.It has a lovely waterfront area with plenty of seating and was just right for lazy afternoons.The ownets are extremely friendly and helpful.Do not bother looking elsewhere in Swansea The Black Swan...

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Lakemacmaintenance, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou firstly for staying with us and secondly for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed yourself while here and got some R & R - yes the property is older however the staff have worked here for many years and pride themselves on spotless rooms etc. We would love to make some major changes however our...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I like this motel..on the highway so the rear river facing units are preferred, but it's good.. Sure it needs some modernising but it was spotlessly clean , the host very friendly and it had everything I needed for my one night stay .. drinks on the the riverfront ,five metres from my front door, as the sun set ,...

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Karen S, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to be able to assist you again - staff work hard to keep the high standard they have with cleaning and maintenance of the property and we will pass on your kind words to them

Shell Cove, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight. The owners, Steve and Karen are very welcoming and friendly. This motel is from the 50's! The shower heads, toilet cistern and washbasin have been upgraded. The room was quite small, but clean and tidy. There was a kettle, microwave and toaster in the room. Only comment I have for Karen and Steve would be to have...

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Lakemacmaintenance, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review and also choosing to stay with us - as stated in other replies work is easy with such pleasant guests - 62 was the year the motel was built we have been told - we are only to happy to supply crockery etc as advised in out compendium - can even supply beach towels although the...

Benalla, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great value ,great view from rear units, own jetty ,the pelicans come up hoping for some feed. The units are small by today standards but are very clean and the hosts are very friendly and helpful. We would stay there again.

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Lakemacmaintenance, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind review - a pleasure to have you stay - yes the birds are always ready for a freebie meal - glad you enjoyed your stay and yes while we are a older/small motel we try to offer all the services - which seem to be what many people want these days - happy travels in the...

Reviewed 11 June 2016

Very comfortable rooms absolute waterfront, all amenities, and very friendly hosts. Very qeiet location, parking next to rooms, great hote. Within 300 metres McDonalds opposite, also Coles 150 metres, Water views from back rooms, bbq supplied, breakfast offered, very helpful hosts, so good we have been going for over 20 years. Everything witin easy walking distance. i

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Lakemacmaintenance, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind review and as stated before it is a pleasure to have kind, happy, friendly guests who not only enjoy their stay with us but enjoy all that the area has to offer - we look forward to seeing you again in the future and wish you safe and happy travels

Glen Alpine
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I had the pleasure of staying here last night. At reception I got a very warm welcome by Karen and Steve, so friendly and such lovely people. THE ROOM, Steve showed me to my room (no: 8) it was spotlessly clean, had a fridge, fan, air conditioning, microwave and tea and coffe making facilities as well as ironing board and...

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Lakemacmaintenance, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for you lovely review - it was a pleasure to have you stay it is always easy with such friendly kind people as yourself even under sad circumstances as a funeral - I will pass on your comments to the cleaning staff who have worked here for many years and are very particular about their standards - hope to...

Sydney
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Our large group stayed at the Black Swan during our cycling tour. The rooms are pretty basic, but clean and complete. The owners were very accommodating for our needs of twin rooms and somewhere to store our bikes. The back garden looking across the water is a great place to relax.

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Lakemacmaintenance, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review and we hope you enjoyed your cycling tour of the area and thankfully the weather was kind to you. Many rooms have to be re-arranged for large groups however all seemed to be happy with their sleeping and more important their bike arrangements - hope to see you again next ride.

Bundanoon, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed here on the night of my grandmothers funeral. As we booked so late we were supposed to have a garden side room but, to our delight we were upgraded to a waterfront room. Our stay was short but most comfortable & the room spotlessly clean. On departing, we met with the owners (lease owners)... They...

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Lakemacmaintenance, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review - as mentioned with other guests it is easy when customers are so kind and friendly as you and your husband only sad that you had to stay for your grandmothers funeral hopefully we will be able to assist you for another stay on a more happy note - I will pass on you comments...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute water frontage in the heart of Swansea. Walking distance to all facilities in Swansea/Caves Beach. Jetty for guests use. All ground floor units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Swan Waterfront Motel

Address: 137 Bowman St, Swansea, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Lake Macquarie > Swansea
Price Range: ₹ 5,847 - ₹ 6,654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Swan Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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