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Black Swan Waterfront Motel

137 Bowman Street, Swansea, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
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Black Swan Waterfront Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berkeley Vale, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here a few times in a water front room, always clean, tidy, comfy beds and a pleasant place to stay. We were greeted kindly and were made to feel welcome from the owners and nothing was to much trouble. Very close to Pub, shops, clubs and the beach.

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Joy for your review and staying with us again - we hope we can be of assistance to you in the future More

Blueys Beach, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed overnight while getting away from our own business and was just what we needed. Walking distance to pubs and clubs in Swansea and the back waterfront area is perfect for sun downers. Karen made us feel right at home and we had a great nights sleep. Will definitely stay again if in the area.

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for the review - glad you had some needed R & R More

Port Macquarie, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed over weekend for two nights. very friendly managemnet, no issues and happy to provide local advise, directions and help. Room basic with everything needed. Think country style old motel and you get the idea. Older fitout but very clean, comfy beds etc. Waterside rooms had no traffic noise and waterfront very peacefull for a morning cup of coffee. Its... More

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind review - is easy with such pleasant guests - hopefully we will be of assistance again one day More

Kiama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Booked in for a night on our way up the coast,so glad we did. We were greeted so kindly and welcoming from Owners.Room was perfect ,clean and comfortable.We slept so well with a breeze from the lake. Will definitely come back and stay for a longer time,

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments - was our pleasure having you stay and what a small world it is - we hope you enjoyed your visit into Newcastle and surrounding area - will think of you when having our Australia Day bbq More

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Stayed 3 nights in late October very easy booking,pleasant helpful friendly staff on check in.Being close to the highway we thought noise would be a problem,however,we were pleasantly surprised to find our lake view room was insulated from the noise and made for a most pleasant stay.Our bed was very comfortable and the afternoon sea breeze kept our room cool... More

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Karen S, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind words - we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully will see you back here one day - well mannered, pleasant guests such as yourself make it enjoyable. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The story rang ask for booking management said yes ask if waterview possible yes advailable want credit card to hold said like to pay cash on arriving management said ok but only to 3pm plus $100 bond I ..said totally fine .On arriving round 2 pm early bluntly told the owner doesn't hold room it gone''. I said fine take... More

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Karen S, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Putt from padstow - as advised when you phoned to book a credit card is necessary to secure a room - I gather you are the person who arrived at 3pm and abused the office staff for not holding a waterfront room without giving your credit card as you do not like to use them even though you have one... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We stayed at Blackswan for 1 night, the location is amazing, we had a water front room. The room is basic ( don't expect a 5 star place because you will be disappointed) it's clean, it's comfortable, the service is very friendly. You can walk to cafés, pubs, restaurants. The room has everything you will need, from hairdryer in the... More

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for staying with us and your kind words - we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the area - pleasant guests such as yourself make it easy and we look forward to your stay if you choose in the future More

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed in a Lake view room for one night for a family dinner at Cams Wharf (Raffertys Resort). The location was perfect, close to the main road, shops and cafe for breakfast and Cams Wharf was a 5 minute drive. I thought the room would be noisy with trucks on the main road, but we didn't hear a thing... More

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review and staying with us - guests such as yourself make working in this industry a pleasure - More

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

It's 6.30pm and we needed a place to stay for a night in Lake Macquarie area, so we can photograph the sunrise from Caves Beach. Check AroundMe from my phone I found Back Swan motel, $99 for double or twin room, pretty basic, clean, aircond. etc. That all we need. Our hosts, Steve and Karen, were very friendly and helpful.... More

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Karen S, Manager at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind review - a pleasure having you and your group stay here and thanks for the photo's of the bay and jetty. We hope that you were able to get good photo's from the local areas we suggested as some areas are not on the regular tourist maps however the locals know were the best spots are... More

Melbourne
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I just cant seem to get away from the Black Swan, recently up North for a bit of pleasure and some business. Again booked Black Swan.....what can I say, I would not usually stay at the same place more than once, as I am a born traveller and love to explore. Black Swan is an older establishment, extremely well looked... More

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Karen S, Owner at Black Swan Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you returned home safely. As with many of our regular customers once again it was our pleasure to have you as a guest. It is always good to hear when people enjoy a stay and use the facilities of the waterfront. Guests with your well manners, kindness and courtesy not only to us, staff but other... More

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Address: 137 Bowman Street, Swansea, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Lake Macquarie > Swansea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Absolute water frontage in the heart of Swansea. Walking distance to all facilities in Swansea/Caves Beach. Jetty for guests use. All ground floor units. ... more   less 
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