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The Boat Harbour Motel

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Corner Campbell and Wilson Street, Wollongong, New South Wales NSW 2500, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a few hours drive south of Sydney is Wollongong a nice little town by the sea. To get there you have the option of driving through the National Park along the cliff tops looking out over the ocean. We stayed at the Boat Harbour Motel located within very easy walking distance of the small harbour. The Motel is clean... More

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is well positioned on the seafront. The setting is superb and there is a promenade to walk along. The rooms are basic but quite adequate. The restaurant is excellent and the staff very willing to oblige in any way. We were there for only one night.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed here one night recently as we needed to be in town for a 2 day event for my daughter. The motel could certainly do with a refurb, however was very clean, staff were friendly and the location is great. Step across the road to Wollongong Harbour, walk left or right for great views and plenty of eating options. The... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

You could not get a better located motel in Wollongong. Lovely outlook and helpful staff. Unfortunately we were there on a Saturday night and there was a very loud party next door (not the fault of the motel) this went until 3 in the morning. The building has very little sound attenuation so it was very noisy in the room.... More

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Cobar, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Very friendly reception. After ringing a few motels in Wollongong settled on this one because of price. Didn't want anything over the top because only arrived after 8 and just really wanted a bed! Room was on third floor so great view. Bed comfy and room was clean. I like it when there is a separate sink for water for... More

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Sydney
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had an Ocean View room, requested a Queen Bed ( not all have queens, the majority apparently have just doubles), and a single bed for our son @ $195 for a Saturday night. The room was newly renovated, clean, very comfortable and with a great view over to the lighthouse. The bed was comfortable, the shower had good water... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My fiancée and I stayed the 13 th of April 2014, we had a good view of the harbour from our room, walking distance to restaurants. Check-in was ok, we were given a room that was occupied ( an honest mistake ) however, Lydia from housekeeping was kind enough to get us the key to our new room ( we... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My wife and I, along with a number of other couples, met for a 3 night stay at the Boat Harbour Motel, as we have for several years. The setting for the motel is superb, and we select rooms that overlook the Wollongong boat harbour, with mature Norfolk pine trees in the foreground. The rooms are of ample size, all... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Stayed two nights in February, good location within walking distance of a nice beach, and has car parking too. The restaurant was nice (we only had breakfast there not dinner), and the room was a good size. It did say on our booking that the room would have a microwave and it didn't. The bathroom was also a little outdated... More

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Great Western, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

A clean, basic motel room which was easy to find and in a nice spot. Good for an overnighter. Walking distance to good beaches. Would stay again. Walking distance to plenty of food spots. Also you could walk to the Entertainment Centre and the rugby league oval next door

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Address: Corner Campbell and Wilson Street, Wollongong, New South Wales NSW 2500, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boat Harbour Motel 3*
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