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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2015

nice clean room staff helpful stayed in 303 great view will stay here again enjoyed our time great access to shops boat hire has great pool and barbeque good for families or someone just needing time away

1Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This property is dirty & tired. The window screen was so dirty that we could not see out it. There was hair in the bathroom, coffee stains down the curtains and garbage stuff down the side of cupboards. The lights didn't work, the bathroom door didn't close and the bed linen was ripped. I asked for additional towels and was...

5Thank Chantelle S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We booked in based on a god Scoop-on deal and a reasonable set of photos on the website. Starting with the rusting sign out front (with signs on it warning you to stay away - presumably in case it fell down), the place reminded me of something out of a bad movie. The room itself was not clean with dust/grime...

5Thank VPBryce
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I stayed in this place for 2 weeks and had a great time! It is very clean and very well located resort. Staff was helpful and always in good mood. I can definitely recommend this place! I am sure I will come back again soon!

Thank Feshi
Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We have stayed there about 6 times in the past 3 years, and will come back again, actually booked in for August 2015 , if we have ever had a issue with anything it is addressed with professionalism promptly and quick , we have stayed in different rooms each time and have never had any issues with bed springs as...

Thank Paul Y
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We had a great time during our stay ..clean,simply but absolutely comfortable :) The view from our room was amazing!!! The place is only walking distance to the shopping centre,restaurants ,to the beach...All the staff is very polite and friendly, they helped us finding nice spots other than the most popular places to visit. We will definitely come back here...

1Thank Cuncittina
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We were very worried about staying here after the reviews but I have to say they were mostly wrong. The unit we had was very clean and tidy, all the staff we in counted, from the office to the cleaners were friendly and very helpful, it is not a 5 star resort but the new management is slowly renovating and...

Thank Steven-Dent
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The reception staff was rude and unfriendly. Being a group of sixteen people staying there for two nights (the only occupants during that time), I think we did not get the service we deserved. The WiFi coverage in the rooms was very poor and the room service was not very efficient. The management allowed us to use their dining room...

Thank Basitaz
ElLagoWaters, Manager at El Lago Waters Resort, responded to this review

Dear customer, for your advice the reception staff tried to help your group of 17 people (not 16) even days before your arrival. Your group was very demanding and not well informed about what was agreed during the booking, but still we helped you with all your requests (and anyway you were not the only occupants). About the service, I...

Reviewed 12 May 2015

This resort needs overhaul...no lifts so we need to drag suitcases to second floor.Bed is low and we can feel the springs poking out the bed.Staying for two nights is a torture and cant wait to go home due to sleepless night ..No hot water ,waited for 5 minutes to heat it up and ended bathing on cold water.The customer...

2Thank Xplorer42
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Great location, close to all. We live in room 212. The toilet seat cannot keep open and always keep falling. I have to use one hand to hold when using, because I am a male user. My wife said the bed is too soft. Others are all good. I hope your motel can fix the toilet so it will provide...

Thank Rocky Y

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Lago Waters Resort

Address: 41 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > The Entrance
Price Range: $97 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Lago Waters Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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