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After being in the hospitality industry for over 10 years in another life, I am usually super critical when staying somewhere whilst on holiday.
No such fears when I discovered this gem of a place, hidden away in Warners Bay on beautiful Lake Macquarie.
Thank Barbara S S
Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 8 September 2017
Thank you for your incredibly positive review. We really do appreciate it. I remember speaking to you about Clovelly and the Eastern Suburbs. We really do live in a spectacular spot and one of the lesser known gems of NSW. Everyone knows Newcastle but The...More
Friendly staff and a very good location, minutes from restaurants at Warners Bay or just a short drive to Charlestown or Belmont. Located across the road from lake Macquarie well maintained walking / cycle foreshore track for those who wish to stay fit. We had...More
Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 20 August 2017
Thank you for your review. We as on site managers really appreciate the location. We are close to everything, either by walking or a short drive, but also far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Newcastle. The walk, run, ride around the lake...More
We stumbled on this motel just as we were leaving Warner's Bay heading south. We took a standard room at $115 a night and found it very pleasant. A slate entry leads into a slate-floored bathroom with gleaming white tiled walls and a good sized...More
Thank Peter E
Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 16 August 2017
Thank you for your very positive review. The owners and ourselves as managers have put a lot of work into the motel in the last two to three years and the work continues. We are always looking at keeping it modern and fresh. The great...More
We only stayed one night, arrived late so the owners were very accommodating, also had to add an extra bed at quite late notice - again, no problem. Extremely clean, very comfortable and lovely owners/managers. Would definitely recommend staying at the Esplanade Motel. So friendly!More
Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 14 August 2017
Thank you for your very positive review. Greatly appreciate all the comments. We meet many interesting people in this line of work and we learn a lot from them so it is not hard to be friendly as we have so many interesting conversations. Being...More
Stayed here over weekend for two night. We chose a studio room which had a seperate bedroom Lounge/kitchenette and seperate bathroom. The room what was locAted in the middle of the complex and as such had no real outlook other than the driveway or the...More
Response from John C, Manager at The Esplanade MotelResponded 9 August 2017
Thank you for your review. This room has always been a bone of contention. It is great because it has a separate bedroom to the lounge room but ii is in a bit of a funny spot. Guests either love it or like it with...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
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US$90 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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