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The Lakes Hotel is located in the heart of The Entrance, just 1,800 feet from Picnic Point Reserve. It offers an on-site restaurant, a bar, and free parking.

All rooms are equipped with a work desk, a flat-screen TV and an electric kettle. Toilet and bathroom facilities are shared.

Guests can enjoy lunch and dinner at The Lakes Hotel Bistro and Bar. Local delights, which include steak, seafood and burgers, are a feature. Live entertainment is available during weekends.

The Lakes Hotel is 0.7 mi from Blue Bay Beach and 3.4 mi from Shelly Beach. The Entrance North is 0.9 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Max adults: 4. Max children: 1
Family Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 1 twin bed and
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  • The staff speaks English

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  • What do you mean by shared bathroom? You have all rooms with shared bathroom

    yes all of our rooms have a shared bathroom


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    Answered on March 30, 2020
  • Is there a microwave available for the room

    no we don't sorry


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    Asked about: Budget Double Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on March 30, 2020
  • Is there a microwave in the room.

    There are no microwaves provided in our rooms.


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    Answered on June 24, 2020
  • is there a television

    Yes, there is a television in all rooms.


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • Is there laundry facilities

    There are no laundry facilities however there is a coin laundry up the road in the Entrance.


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    Answered on December 31, 2020
  • As I am travelling by motorcycle is the free parking off road and reasonably secure.

    Hi, we have a car park connected to our bottle shop, this is well lit and CCTV cameras are available in this area.


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    Answered on April 8, 2021
  • Do all rooms have a fridge?

    Yes, all rooms come with a mini fridge.


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    Asked about: Family Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on November 25, 2020
  • Is it near shelly beach or Margate?

    The Lakes Hotel is around 5-10mins from Shelly Beach.


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    Answered on June 24, 2020
  • Do all guests have to be 18+?

    All guests must be 18+ and have a valid form of I.D. or be in the presence of a parent/legal guardian at all times while on the premises.


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    Answered on November 25, 2020
  • Hi, do I have to bring pillows towels ect ??

    We provide linen and towels for all our rooms.


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    Answered on April 8, 2021
  • goodmorning, I was just wondering before I book in for Saturday night if I have to be fully vaxed I have my first dose of the covid vax but not my second but my partner he is fully vaxed and we live in the same household. Thankyou :)

    Good morning Yes you do need to be fully vaccinated to be able to stay in our accomodation and to enter our hotel regards The Lakes hotel


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    Asked about: Queen Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on October 20, 2021
  • Hi there are you pet friendly

    Hi there, unfortunately we are not pet friendly.


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    Answered on June 15, 2021
  • Is there a lift up to accommodation or only stairs?

    Unfortunately we do not have a lift on the premises and all accommodation is upstairs.


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    Answered on October 18, 2021
  • Is it street parking or do you have a carpark area

    Hi, we have a car park connected to our bottle shop that our guests are welcome to use.


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    Answered on April 8, 2021
  • Hi team, I would like to ask i have one guest so she dont have id. But i have id. Can we stay in your hotel??

    Hi there, as we are a licensed premises, all guests 18+ must have photo identification and guests under 18 must be in the company of a parent or legal guardian.


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    Answered on July 2, 2021
  • Can an 18 and a 17 year old stay here?

    As we are a licensed venue all patrons and guests must be 18 or older or in the care of a parent or guardian, guardians cannot be friends under the age of 25.


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    Answered on October 29, 2021
  • Hi I want to book for my daughter and her friends but i noticed that the hotel looks like a pub from the outside. Would she and her friends all under 18 (by 1 year) be able to stay at the hotel?

    All patrons under 18 years of age require a guardian present as we are a licensed premises.


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    Answered on June 24, 2020
  • Is there. Bus. Or. Train. Stop. Close

    There is a bus stop located outside our Bottle Shop on Fairview Avenue.


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    Answered on June 24, 2020
  • Do you do long term? Require somewhere to stay roughly 3 months, single, shared bathroom, I am a Lakes Hotel customer. Thanks

    no we don't do long term accommodation sorry


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    Answered on March 30, 2020
  • Are you pet friendly

    no we aren't sorry


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Memorial Park
    0.2 miles
  • Picnic Point Reserve
    0.5 miles
  • The Entrance Ocean Baths
    0.6 miles
  • Erina Fair
    8.8 miles
  • Avoca Beach Picture Theatre
    9.4 miles
  • Central Coast Stadium
    10.8 miles
  • Gosford Sailing Club
    11 miles
  • Gosford Classic Car Museum
    11.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Lakes Hotel
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Tuggerah Lake
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • The Entrance Beach
    1,500 feet
  • North Entrance Beach
    1,800 feet
  • Blue Bay Beach
    4,000 feet
  • Toowoon Bay Beach
    4,900 feet
  • Shelly Beach
    1.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Newcastle Airport
    42.7 miles
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    44.9 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: Seafood, Local, Grill/BBQ

Amenities of The Lakes Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 3 and above are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos The Lakes Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the reception closing time:

Monday to Saturday - 00:00 (midnight)
Sunday - 22:00

Please note that you cannot check-in outside reception opening hours.

Please note that you will need to pay AUD 50 as key deposit at check-in.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about The Lakes Hotel

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

  • The Lakes Hotel is 2,450 feet from the center of The Entrance.

  • The Lakes Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Lakes Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • The Lakes Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Pool table
    • Fishing
    • Karaoke
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Beach
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from The Lakes Hotel.

  • Room options at The Lakes Hotel include:

    • Family
    • Triple
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Double

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