Central Motel
Central Motel
Central Motel
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Central Motel
Central Motel
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Central Motel

1A Church Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, Australia, 2315 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Nelson Bay part of Port Stephens, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Rated with 3 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to indoor pool and outdoor pool on-site.

Highlights

590 meters to the beach

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Air conditioning

Daily housekeeping

Bar

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Golf course [on-site]

Bar

8.3Excellent

383 reviews

383 reviews

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8.9Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 590 meters to the beach
Excellent for walking
Parking
FREE
Walkable places
D'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay
250 m
The Pipeline
250 m
Woolworths Nelson Bay
260 m
Closest landmarks
Vomo the store
290 m
Feet First Dive
330 m
Nelson Bay Medical Centre
430 m
Nelson Bay
590 m
Dutchmans Beach
600 m
Value for money7.9
Distance to city center7.4 km
Location rating8.9
Nearest airportNewcastle Airport (NTL)
Distance to airport29.7 km

Rooms available at Central Motel

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.6

Twin
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  • Street view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Queen Room
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  • Street view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Family
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed ...
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Twin - Non-Smoking B
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Queen Room 7
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Twin - Non-Smoking A
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Queen Room 5
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Twin A Non-Smoking
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Queen Room 3
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen Room 4
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Top things to do in Port Stephens

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Popular things to do

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Frequently asked questions

Does Central Motel have a swimming pool?

While staying at Central Motel, you can indulge in the swimming pool facility to get your day started the best way with a splash for a revitalizing morning or evening.

Is car parking available at Central Motel?

Central Motel provides car park free of charge for all customers traveling with a automobile. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

What are the property's policies for children's bedding at Central Motel?

Central Motel's policy pertaining to children's bedding considers guests age 3 years and older as adults, and therefore requires an extra bed which will incur an additional cost. You can find additional information about specific child policy and age range for this property, by checking the "Property policies" section located in the property page for more details.

At what time of the year is Central Motel most popular?

Central Motel's most popular month where verified visitors have stayed the most is in February.

What was the average room rate for Central Motel been in the past month?

The typical room rate for Central Motel in the past month is 165.88 AUD, compared to city's average of 232.69 AUD.

What do past guests like most about Central Motel?

Past visitors that stayed at Central Motel have given this property a rating of 8.938 for its excellent location as the primary highlight for their stay.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Central Motel's view?

100.0% of our past visitor assessments have given a positive review and remarks about this property's view. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Central Motel down in the review section.

What is the average rating that past Solo travelers' have given to Central Motel?

Verified solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Central Motel an average rating of 8.5. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and responses by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Business travelers' have given to Central Motel?

Past business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Central Motel an average rating of 7.9. You can look up more detailed customer ratings and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Families with older children have given to Central Motel?

Past families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Central Motel an average rating of 8.8. You can check out more in depth customer assessments and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Group travelers have given to Central Motel?

Verified group travelers that have stayed at this property have given Central Motel an average rating of 8.4. You can check out more detailed customer reviews and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

More about Central Motel

More about Central Motel

Central Motel: A Charming Retreat in Port Stephens

Welcome to Central Motel, a delightful 3-star hotel nestled in the picturesque coastal town of Port Stephens, Australia. With its convenient location just 31 minutes away from the airport and a mere 7.4 km from the vibrant city center, this charming retreat offers a perfect blend of tranquility and accessibility. Boasting 11 cozy and well-appointed rooms, Central Motel provides a comfortable and intimate setting for a relaxing getaway. Check-in at Central Motel begins at 01:00 PM, allowing you to start your vacation on a leisurely note. The friendly and attentive staff will be ready to welcome you with warm hospitality and assist you with any queries or requests you may have. When it's time to bid farewell to this enchanting destination, check-out is until 10:00 AM, ensuring a seamless departure. At Central Motel, families with young children are warmly welcomed. The child policy allows children between the ages of 0 to 2 to stay free of charge, making it an ideal choice for families seeking a budget-friendly accommodation option. The hotel's commitment to providing a family-friendly environment ensures that parents and little ones can enjoy a comfortable and memorable stay.





Stay Active at Central Motel's Sports Facilities

At Central Motel in Port Stephens, Australia, guests can enjoy a range of sports facilities that are perfect for staying active and having fun. The highlight of the hotel's sports facilities is the on-site golf course, which provides a picturesque and challenging setting for golf enthusiasts. Whether you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner looking to improve your swing, this well-maintained course offers a great opportunity to enjoy a round of golf amidst stunning surroundings. In addition to the golf course, Central Motel also boasts an outdoor pool, perfect for those who prefer a refreshing swim or a leisurely sunbathe. Surrounded by lush greenery and comfortable sun loungers, the pool area provides a tranquil oasis where guests can relax and unwind. Whether you want to take a dip in the crystal-clear waters or simply soak up the sun, the outdoor pool at Central Motel is the ideal spot to enjoy a day of leisure and relaxation.

Convenience Facilities at Central Motel

At Central Motel, we understand the importance of convenience for our guests. That's why we offer a range of facilities to make your stay as comfortable and hassle-free as possible. Our friendly concierge is always on hand to assist with any queries or requests, ensuring that you have everything you need for a memorable stay. Stay connected with our complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, allowing you to easily keep in touch with loved ones or catch up on work. For our smoking guests, we have a designated smoking area where you can enjoy your cigarette in a comfortable and well-ventilated space. Additionally, our luggage storage service provides a secure place to store your belongings, giving you peace of mind while you explore the beautiful surroundings of Port Stephens. With daily housekeeping, you can rest assured that your room will always be clean and tidy, allowing you to fully relax and enjoy your stay at Central Motel.

Convenient Transport Facilities at Central Motel

At Central Motel, we understand the importance of hassle-free transportation during your stay. That's why we offer a range of convenient transport facilities to ensure your journey is smooth and stress-free. For guests arriving by car, we provide a spacious and secure car park. You can rest assured knowing that your vehicle is safely parked while you enjoy your time exploring Port Stephens. Best of all, our car park is free of charge, allowing you to save on additional expenses. If you prefer to leave the driving to someone else, our friendly staff can assist you in arranging a taxi service. Whether you need a ride to the airport, a nearby attraction, or a restaurant, our reliable taxi service will get you there in no time. Additionally, for those who prefer to drive themselves, we offer convenient self-parking options. You can park your vehicle at our motel and easily access it whenever you need to. Our self-parking facilities ensure that you have the freedom to explore the beautiful surroundings of Port Stephens at your own pace. At Central Motel, we prioritize your comfort and convenience. With our excellent transport facilities, you can relax and enjoy your stay without worrying about parking or transportation logistics. Book your stay with us today and experience a hassle-free journey in Port Stephens.

Comfort and Convenience at Central Motel

At Central Motel in Port Stephens, Australia, we prioritize your comfort and convenience during your stay. Our well-appointed rooms are equipped with modern amenities to ensure a pleasant and hassle-free experience. Step into your air-conditioned room and feel the cool breeze as you unwind after a day of exploring the beautiful surroundings. Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, our air conditioning system will keep you comfortable throughout your stay. We understand the importance of looking and feeling your best, which is why each room at Central Motel comes with a hair dryer. Say goodbye to bulky luggage and enjoy the convenience of having a hair dryer readily available in your room. Whether you need to style your hair for an important meeting or simply want to freshen up before heading out for a day of adventure, our hair dryers will ensure you always look your best. Experience ultimate convenience and enjoy your stay at Central Motel in Port Stephens, Australia.

Delicious Dining Options at Central Motel

At Central Motel, we understand that good food is an essential part of any memorable stay. That's why we offer a range of dining facilities to satisfy every palate. Whether you're craving a mouthwatering BBQ feast or looking for a quick bite, we have you covered. Our BBQ facilities are perfect for those who enjoy the sizzle of grilled goodness. Gather your family and friends and fire up the grill for a delightful outdoor dining experience. Cook up some juicy steaks, succulent seafood, or grilled vegetables, all while enjoying the fresh Port Stephens air. With our well-maintained BBQ area, you can indulge in a delicious meal and create lasting memories. In addition to our BBQ facilities, we also provide daily housekeeping to ensure that your dining experience is hassle-free. Our dedicated staff will clean up after your meals, giving you more time to relax and enjoy your stay. So, whether you prefer to cook your own meals or take advantage of the nearby dining options, Central Motel has everything you need for a delightful dining experience.

Comfort and Variety at Central Motel's Rooms

Central Motel in Port Stephens, Australia offers a range of comfortable and stylish rooms to suit every traveler's needs. Whether you're traveling with family or friends, you'll find the perfect accommodation option at Central Motel. Choose from the spacious Family Room, which features either two single beds, one queen bed, or a sofa bed. For a cozy and intimate stay, opt for the Queen Room, which offers a choice between a single bed or a queen bed. If you're looking for a little extra space, the Queen Room 3 provides a generous 5 square meters of comfort with a queen bed. For those who prefer a twin setup, the Twin - Non-Smoking room is an excellent choice, with the option of a single bed, queen bed, or a Japanese futon. Alternatively, the Twin Room 9 offers the perfect combination of a queen bed and a single bed. By booking these rooms on Agoda, you can enjoy the best prices and a hassle-free experience, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable stay at Central Motel.

Explore the Vibrant Nelson Bay in Port Stephens

Nestled on the stunning shores of Port Stephens, Nelson Bay is a captivating seaside town that offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and vibrant dining and shopping experiences. With its crystal-clear turquoise waters, pristine golden beaches, and lush greenery, Nelson Bay is a paradise for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. Start your day by strolling along the iconic Nelson Bay Marina, where you can admire a picturesque fleet of fishing boats and luxury yachts. From here, embark on a thrilling dolphin-watching cruise and get up close and personal with these playful marine creatures. For those seeking more adrenaline-pumping activities, Nelson Bay is also a hotspot for water sports such as kayaking, paddleboarding, and jet skiing. After a day of exploring the great outdoors, indulge in the culinary delights that Nelson Bay has to offer. The town boasts a wide array of restaurants, cafes, and bars, serving up fresh seafood, international cuisine, and locally produced wines. Don't forget to visit the vibrant Nelson Bay Market, held every Sunday, where you can browse through a variety of stalls selling everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts. With its breathtaking natural beauty, exciting activities, and diverse dining scene, Nelson Bay is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the best of Port Stephens.

Traveling from the Nearest Airports to Central Motel in Port Stephens, Australia

Welcome to Central Motel, a charming and convenient accommodation nestled in the heart of Nelson Bay, Port Stephens. Whether you're arriving from Newcastle Airport or Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, getting to Central Motel is a breeze. If you're flying into Newcastle Airport, located approximately 30 kilometers from Central Motel, you have a few transportation options to choose from. The most convenient and time-efficient way to reach the motel is by taking a taxi or ride-sharing service directly from the airport. The journey typically takes around 30 minutes, offering picturesque views of the stunning coastal scenery along the way. Alternatively, you can opt for a pre-booked airport shuttle service, which provides a comfortable and hassle-free transfer to Central Motel. For travelers arriving at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, situated around 200 kilometers from Central Motel, there are several transportation choices available. The most popular option is to hire a car and drive to Nelson Bay, enjoying the scenic drive along the Pacific Highway. The journey takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on traffic conditions. If you prefer not to drive, you can also take a direct coach service from the airport to Nelson Bay, which operates several times a day. This comfortable and affordable option allows you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of New South Wales. Once you arrive at Central Motel, you'll be greeted with warm hospitality and a range of amenities to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. With its central location, you'll have easy access to the vibrant Nelson Bay Marina, stunning beaches, and a variety of dining options. Whether you're visiting Port Stephens for a relaxing beach getaway or to explore the region's natural wonders, Central Motel is the perfect base for your stay.

Explore the Vibrant Surroundings of Central Motel in Port Stephens

Located in the heart of Port Stephens, Central Motel offers easy access to a wide range of exciting landmarks and attractions. Just a short distance away, you'll find Feet First Dive, perfect for those looking to explore the underwater world through diving or snorkeling. For any medical needs, Nelson Bay Medical Centre is conveniently located nearby. Nature enthusiasts will be delighted to discover Glovers Hill, Halifax Holiday Park, and Gan Gan Hill lookout, all offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. If you're in the mood for some beach time, Little Beach is just a stone's throw away, offering pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters. Sports enthusiasts can catch a game at Nelson Bay Rugby, while those seeking medical assistance can rest easy knowing that Tomaree Community Hospital is within close proximity. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity of Nelson Bay Golf Club, offering a challenging course and stunning coastal views. With its central location, Central Motel is the perfect base for exploring the many attractions of Port Stephens, including the vibrant Nelson Bay area. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply want to soak up the natural beauty of the region, there's something for everyone just moments away from the motel.





A Culinary Delight Just Steps Away

Central Motel's prime location means that guests are spoiled for choice when it comes to dining options. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy afternoon tea or a lavish seafood feast, you'll find it all within walking distance. Inner Light Tearooms offers a charming atmosphere and delectable treats, while AJ's Restaurant & Function Centre is perfect for special occasions. Bay Brasserie is known for its mouthwatering dishes and stunning waterfront views, while Rock Lobster Restaurant is a seafood lover's paradise. For the freshest catch of the day, Fishermen's Wharf Seafood At The Co-op is a must-visit. AquaBlue Bistro and Bar offers a relaxed setting and a diverse menu, while Depz Restaurant serves up delicious international cuisine. Jumbo Palace Restaurant is a local favorite for Chinese dishes, and Muchos Mexican Resturant offers a taste of Mexico right in Port Stephens. Finally, Bay Harbour Cafe is the go-to spot for a hearty breakfast or a quick coffee. With such a wide range of culinary delights just steps away, Central Motel is the perfect base for food enthusiasts looking to indulge in Port Stephens' vibrant dining scene.

Shop 'til you drop near Central Motel

Located just a stone's throw away from Central Motel, you'll find an array of shopping landmarks to satisfy your retail cravings. One of the must-visit spots is Vomo the store, a charming boutique that offers a curated selection of unique fashion pieces, accessories, and homeware. Whether you're looking for a stylish outfit for a night out or a special gift for a loved one, Vomo the store has something for everyone. Another shopping gem in the vicinity is the Port Stephens Community Art Centre, where you can explore a variety of locally crafted artworks, ceramics, and handmade jewelry. This vibrant hub is not only a great place to shop, but also a fantastic opportunity to support local artists and immerse yourself in the creative spirit of Port Stephens. With these shopping landmarks just steps away, Central Motel is the perfect base for a memorable retail therapy experience.

Affordable Luxury at Central Motel in Port Stephens

Are you looking for a comfortable and affordable accommodation option in the beautiful city of Port Stephens, Australia? Look no further than Central Motel. With an average room price of just $133, Central Motel offers exceptional value for money compared to the city's average room price of $163. At Central Motel, you can enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of a high-end hotel without breaking the bank. Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, this budget-friendly motel offers spacious and well-appointed rooms that are perfect for a relaxing stay. Each room is tastefully decorated and equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for every guest. Located in the heart of Port Stephens, Central Motel provides easy access to the city's top attractions, including stunning beaches, picturesque hiking trails, and vibrant shopping and dining precincts. So why pay more for accommodation when you can enjoy affordable luxury at Central Motel? Book your stay today and experience the best of Port Stephens without compromising on quality or price.





A Perfect Blend of Comfort and Convenience at Central Motel

Central Motel in Port Stephens, Australia, is a hidden gem that has garnered outstanding customer reviews. With an impressive overall rating of 8.1, it is evident that guests have had an exceptional experience during their stay. The motel's commitment to providing excellent value for money is reflected in its high rating of 7.9 for value. Guests appreciate the affordable rates without compromising on quality and comfort. One of the standout features of Central Motel is its well-maintained facilities, which have received a commendable rating of 7.9. From the inviting swimming pool to the spacious parking area, every aspect of the motel has been designed with guest satisfaction in mind. Whether you are looking to relax by the poolside or explore the beautiful surroundings, the motel's facilities cater to all your needs. Cleanliness is a top priority at Central Motel, and this is evident from its impressive rating of 8.2. Guests have consistently praised the motel's immaculate rooms and common areas. The dedicated housekeeping staff ensures that every corner is spotless, creating a comfortable and hygienic environment for guests to unwind after a long day of exploring. The motel's prime location is another reason why guests rave about their stay. With a remarkable rating of 8.9 for location, Central Motel offers easy access to popular attractions, stunning beaches, and a variety of dining options. Guests can conveniently explore the vibrant Port Stephens area and make the most of their time in this beautiful coastal destination. The comfort of guests is of utmost importance at Central Motel, and the rating of 7.6 for comfort reflects the efforts made to ensure a pleasant stay. The well-appointed rooms are equipped with modern amenities, cozy beds, and thoughtful touches that guarantee a restful night's sleep. Last but not least, the staff at Central Motel go above and beyond to provide exceptional service to their guests, as reflected in their impressive rating of 8.3 for staff performance. From the warm welcome at check-in to the attentive assistance throughout the stay, the dedicated staff members are always ready to assist and make guests feel at home. Overall, Central Motel offers a delightful blend of comfort, convenience, and exceptional service. With its outstanding customer ratings, it is no surprise that guests highly recommend this hidden gem for an unforgettable stay in Port Stephens, Australia.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good
Facilities

7.9

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

5 mentions

Food & Dining

1 mention

Languages spoken
  • English
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fishing
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Room service
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Ironing service
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Taxi service
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi [free]

Location

1A Church Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, Australia, 2315
Excellent
Location

8.9

Airports
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL)
    29.7 km
  • Taree Airport (TRO)
    98.6 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Nelson Bay Medical Centre
    430 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    200 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 3 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from13:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until20:00
Getting around
  • Distance from city center7.4 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)31
The property
  • Number of floors1
  • Number of rooms 11
Parking
  • Daily parking fee0 AUD

Reviews of Central Motel from real guests

8.1
Location8.9
Service8.3
Cleanliness8.2
Facilities7.9
Value for money7.9
Room comfort and quality7.6
High score for Port Stephens
Rating
9+ Exceptional (6)
8-9 Excellent (5)
7-8 Very Good (7)
6-7 Good (3)
<6 Below Expectation (4)
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8.4
Excellent
Lindsay from Australia
Solo traveler
Twin
Stayed 1 night in February 2024

Excellent”

Clean, comfortable older style accommodation.

Reviewed February 14, 2024
7.6
Very good
Adam from Australia
Business traveler
Twin
Stayed 1 night in January 2023

Mostly good”

"Contactless check in" was a pain and was left standing outside the reception for 10 minutes after a long days work and 3 hour drive wondering how to access my room. Everything else was great thanks

Reviewed January 29, 2023
6.0
Sharon from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in November 2014

Cosy”

Enjoyed our stay...nice place to lay ur head after a long day 👍🏻

Reviewed January 30, 2017
10.0
Exceptional
Alison from Australia
Family with teens
Family Room 1
Stayed 1 night in January 2017

LONG WEEKEND ”

Last minute booking and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the motel. Very clean and had everything in room that was expected. Bonus pool which was clean and private. Would stay there again.

Reviewed January 30, 2017
6.0
Damien from Australia
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in January 2016

Nothing Special”

Good location, typical motel. Nothing amazing. It is what it is.

Reviewed November 10, 2016
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