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The Esplanade Motel

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Outdoor pool
Deluxe King Twin | Pillow-top beds, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Deluxe Queen | Pillow-top beds, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Superior Lake View Balcony Queen | Bathroom | Shower, hair dryer, towels
Children’s play area – outdoor

Overview of The Esplanade Motel

The Esplanade Motel

3.0 star property
Lakefront motel with outdoor pool, near Lake Macquarie

8.6/10 Fabulous

424 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave
568 The Esplanade, Warners Bay, NSW, 2282
Main amenities
  • Barbecue grills
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk safe
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Terrace
For families
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Warners Bay
  • Lake Macquarie - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 42 min drive
  • Cockle Creek Station - 8 min drive
  • Kotara Station - 9 min drive
  • Cardiff Station - 10 min drive


  • Con's Takeaway - 3 min drive
  • Brownsugar at Bayviews - 13 min walk
  • Hippo Espresso - 14 min walk
  • McDonald's - 4 min drive
  • Domino's Pizza - 3 min drive

About this property

The Esplanade Motel

Situated on the bay, The Esplanade Motel is a great choice for a stay in Newcastle. Guests can splash around at the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby


  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • An outdoor pool
  • Built in 1959
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace


  • Transfer shower
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Digital TV channels
  • Smart television
  • Streaming services

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Blackout curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge
  • Toaster


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 200 per stay

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for AUD 15.0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 15 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Esplanade Motel formerly Eco-Inn Warners Bay
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Esplanade Motel Warners Bay
Esplanade Warners Bay
The Esplanade Motel formerly Eco Inn Warners Bay
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The Esplanade Motel Warners Bay
The Esplanade Motel Motel Warners Bay

Frequently asked questions

Does The Esplanade Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Esplanade Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Esplanade Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Esplanade Motel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Esplanade Motel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Esplanade Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Free motorhome/bus/lorry parking and electric car charging are available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Esplanade Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Esplanade Motel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, boat tours and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes cave exploring. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the motel's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Esplanade Motel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The Esplanade Motel like?
The Esplanade Motel is located on the boardwalk in Warners Bay, a short 2-minute walk from Lake Macquarie. Travellers recommend the motel for its quiet location.







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8/10 Very good

Gilbert, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Adrian, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lorella, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great find
Lovely room in great spot easy walking to restaurants etc
Susan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location near the Lake
Great stay in a very convenient beautiful location by Lake Macquarie. Thanks for a great stay
Reginald, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

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10/10 Exceptional

We found the accommodation very clean and tidy, decor was really nice and relaxing.
Luisa, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

It’s clean and staff is friendly.
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8/10 Very good

Dianne, 1-night family trip
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