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1640 feet from Warners Bay, the Esplanade Motel is a short walk to several cafes and restaurants and the perfect place for endless local activities from super boats to hunter valley tours, joy flights, walking tracks and water sports. The Esplanade Motel has been fully renovated recently and features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and BBQ facilities. Fukusui Restaurant specializes in Japanese Teppanyaki for dinner. The property also offers a guest laundry and free onsite parking. There is also parking available for trailers and boats. Continental breakfast is available at Mateys Cafe Van located onsite. At The Esplanade we also now have 2 Complimentary Type 2 11kw EV Chargers for your Electric Vehicle. Suits Australian EV's - Book with reception to reserve. All rooms are air-conditioned with free Wi-Fi, they have a microwave, refrigerator, toaster and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has a TV and a bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. At The Esplanade we have also just installed brand new smart TV's with SmartCast allowing free guest streaming to the in-room television. SMTV has developed a safe and secure application for allowing our guests to use their own devices to stream their own content to the in-room guest television for a far better personalized viewing experience. Every guest room has unique login details to for connection creating an isolated network - guests can not cast content to other rooms. For things to do there are endless national parks to enjoy spectacular lake edge walking and cycling tracks. Lake Mac is the home to world class playgrounds for the kids, sporting facilities, cinemas, golf, bowling, ice skating and laser tag. The Esplanade Motel is 5 minutes’ drive from the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium. Cockle Creek and Blackbutt Reserve are each a 10-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Warners Bay
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Melissa
    I stayed in two different rooms, one upstairs and one ground floor. Both rooms were very clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay again and would refer friends. The pool area was comfortable, clean...
  • Danny
    Great value for money, all that we needed at short notice.
  • Peter
    Excellent location. Clean, spacious room. Great coffee van on site.

Area info

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Fukusui Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience
  • Mateys Cafe
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch

Amenities of The Esplanade Motel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Esplanade Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted The Esplanade Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.

Please note that the restaurant is closed on Sundays.

All guests must sign the property's Terms of Stay.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Esplanade Motel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Esplanade Motel

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at The Esplanade Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at The Esplanade Motel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Apartment
    • Twin/Double
    • Studio

  • The Esplanade Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • The Esplanade Motel is 0.7 miles from the center of Warners Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Esplanade Motel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Esplanade Motel has 2 restaurants:

    • Fukusui Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant
    • Mateys Cafe

  • Yes, The Esplanade Motel is popular with guests booking family stays.