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El Lago Waters Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   41 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in The Entrance
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
kenl0002 Sydney, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some of the other reviews, we did not expect much. We were pleasantly surprised by the room size, cleanliness, modern bathroom, and excellent daily room service for the family room (Southside, room 212). The availability of a rollaway bed was useful as we have a large family of 5. As we stayed using a Scoopon voucher, continental breakfast... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a 3 night stay in the El Lago Resort from Travel Auctions so got a great deal, especially as an extra night was added for travel in June, July and August. Calling this place a "resort" is a tad overstated, it is just a motel located in a great position at the Entrance. Having said that, it had... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here for one night, in room 201. We weren't expecting too much from this place, which was good because it exceeded our expectations. We payed only $80 for a regular room. It was spacious, clean and had its own door leading out onto a shared patio above the pool. We didn't deal with staff, besides checking in and... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a family event in The Entrance and stayed two nights with other family members in different room options. First I would like to point out that that the definition of a 'Resort' is a place you stay at on holidays and I have seen some wonderful and some not so. This resort is a Motor Inn as it... More

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Penrith, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Staff very friendly and helpful on arrival. Room was nice and clean, bed comfy, close to everything, the pool looked nice and clean, nice views from the balcony. I found the place quite comfortable and would probably stay there again. The only real downside was we had to lug our baggage up 3 or more flights of stairs.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Very clean, nice room with lake side view,, good balcony .. N i would say it was reli wonderful staying thr.. I will definitly stay thr next tym.. the rooms were clean Excellent feeling The pool is clean n neat The barbecue area makes it wonderful to stay n cook ur own food Good service

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We recently purchased a scoopon voucher and we were extremely dissappointed in the accomodation. The room wasn't very clean, the bathroom had mould and the small outdoor area overlooking the pool was dirty and mouldy. We were led to believe breakfast was included but upon arriving to breakfast we were informed we were only able to have cereal and toast... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We couldn't wait to go back home. The room is old and has a door that leads to the next room. I could hear them coughing and snoring. Was very concerned about our privacy. There was a noisy vent outside. Very uncomfortable mattress. Was supposed to be a quite getaway. Was anything but that.

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I was hesitating between 2/5 and 3/5 when I was rating this *motel*. I absolutely loved the location. It is at the water side and a very convenient location where you can walk to cafes and restaurants. This is not a resort. I call it motel. It is very very old and run down building which seriously needs a renovation,... More

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Appin, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I enjoyed a weekend away with my girlfriends after purchasing a scoopon voucher. I wasn't expecting much after reading the reviews, obviously the hotel is dated and tired but it is clean and comfortable. The girls on the desk were helpful, rooms were serviced on both days we were there and the location is fabulous. They really do need a... More

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Address: 41 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > The Entrance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Lago Waters Resort 3.5*
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