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10 Best Hotels in Central Coast

Crowne Plaza Terrigal
4.5 out of 5
Pine Tree Lane, Terrigal, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$169
per night
13 Apr. - 14 Apr.
14.1 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,840 reviews)

"The Staff was excellent from Graham who greeted us and helped us with our luggage to Michelle at the front desk. Everyone went above and beyond to ensure we had a wonderful stay which we did!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Crowne Plaza Terrigal
Beachcomber Hotel
3 out of 5
200 Main Road, Toukley, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$84
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
20.82 km from city centre
3.1/5 (1,015 reviews)

"I paid for a room on the road side and received a room with a great water view. Very impressed. Will definitely st.ay again."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Beachcomber Hotel
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
4 out of 5
89 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
AU$130
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
14.73 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,759 reviews)

"Location is excellent, pub next door has tasty reasonably priced meals and prompt service, dawn & sunrise beautiful, reasonably quiet, plenty of parking at the council carpark next door. The hotel needs a refurb, paint is tired, some lights not working, shower outdated etc."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort
5 out of 5
1 Magenta Drive, Magenta Shores, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$159
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
17.45 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (813 reviews)

"nice location, nice pools, gym, nice rooms, nice food"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort
Mantra Ettalong Beach
4 out of 5
53-54 The Esplanade, Ettalong Beach, NSW
AU$146
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
17.72 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,797 reviews)

"Great location and the front desk was very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2020

Mantra Ettalong Beach
Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast
3.5 out of 5
40 Kooindah Boulevard, Wyong, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$139
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
12.18 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (540 reviews)

"We really loved our stay here. comfy bed, great breakfast, clean enough amenities. Great for a quiet weekend away. The only dislike was the fact that the Spa is no longer available at the resort."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast
ibis Styles The Entrance
4 out of 5
315 Central Coast Highway, Long Jetty, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$112
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
13.44 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (472 reviews)

"My sister had a great night in her pullout bed. Awesome views."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

ibis Styles The Entrance
Ocean Front at The Entrance
4 out of 5
102 Ocean Parade, The Entrance, NSW
AU$110
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
15.05 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (532 reviews)

"Great accomodation. Very clean and modern rooms. Next time I’ll book the spa room! Awesome Friendly staff too."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2020

Ocean Front at The Entrance
Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
3.5 out of 5
18 Coral Street, The Entrance, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$139
per night
3 May - 4 May
14.61 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (987 reviews)

"Space and outlook very clean and great facilities ."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
Ibis Budget Gosford
2.5 out of 5
63 Central Coast Highway, West Gosford, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$99
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
8.1 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (697 reviews)

"This is a good hotel to stay in for a few nights, it’s always clean and comfortable, the bathrooms in the hotel good, but if you have a shower it wets all the floor, other than the shower, it’s well worth stay at."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2020

Ibis Budget Gosford
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Accommodation in Central Coast

Central Coast, New South Wales, is a region of coastal towns north of Sydney and south of Lake Macquarie. Its largest town is Gosford. Central Coast is a popular tourist district that includes several National Parks, rivers, lakes, and roughly one hundred kilometres of golden sand beaches. All kinds of water sports are available along the coast, and the hinterland offers walking and cycling trails galore. Golf courses invite you to improve your handicap, and plenty of nature and adventure tours are offered on land and water. Get spoiled at excellent restaurants and spas and discover wineries, specialty farms, and interesting shopping at the Central Coast.

Hotels and accommodation

The Central Coast of NSW offers accommodation for every taste and budget. Whether you are looking for a resort in The Entrance or a motel in Gosford, campground cabins at Ettalong Beach, or a boutique hotel in Killcare Heights, Expedia.com.au has plenty of Central Coast accommodation for you.

Getting there

Most visitors arrive at Sydney International Airport (SYD), roughly 100 km south of the Central Coast. Rent a car here at Expedia.com.au and drive north on Pacific Motorway to get to your holiday destination and discover the area.

Book your holiday accommodation today

Find the perfect holiday accommodation here at Expedia.com.au, where we have selected the best Central Coast hotels for you. We offer plenty of last-minute deals for you as well, so you may find yourself holidaying at the Central Coast as early as next weekend. Don’t forget you can save money by booking a holiday package containing flights and cheap accommodation in Central Coast.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Central Coast?
Kims Beachside Retreat is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend The Acreage B&B and Ocean Front at The Entrance as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Central Coast, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Central Coast.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Central Coast?
Based on reviews, The Lakes Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Ibis Budget Gosford and Waterview Gosford Motor Inn.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Central Coast?
Ibis Styles The Entrance is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 3 restaurants and free parking. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Avoca Beach Hotel and Bridgeview Motel. Also, attractions such as Australian Reptile Park and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Central Coast?
Al Mare Beachfront Retreat is a favourite 4.5-star apartment for couples, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for a romantic stay include Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast and Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Central Coast?
Lake Haven Motor Inn & Palms Restaurant is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Pacific Garden Hotel is another good option for a stay with your pet.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Central Coast?
Kims Beachside Retreat is a top 4-star beach property with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Forresters Beach Resort and Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort. Head to Terrigal Beach or Copacabana Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Central Coast?
Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is a 4.5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Forresters Beach Bed & Breakfast and Kims Beachside Retreat are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Central Coast?
Hotel Gosford is a 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Gosford Palms Motor Inn and Waterview Gosford Motor Inn. You can tee off at Kooindah Waters Golf Club, Wyong Golf Club or Gosford Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's it like to stay in Central Coast?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Central Coast, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, relaxing spas and top-notch restaurants. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its sporting events. Top sights in the city include Lake Macquarie, Australian Reptile Park and Terrigal Beach. In Central Coast, there are 814 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Central Coast?
Cultural venues in the city include Laycock Street Theater, Alison Homestead and Gosford Classic Car Museum. Families come for attractions such as Australian Reptile Park, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park and TreeTop Adventure Park Central Coast. The city is notable for landmarks such as Norah Head Lighthouse, Crackneck Lookout and The Skillion.
What's the best way to get around Central Coast?
Metro stations nearby include Tascott Station and Wyong Station. If you’d like to explore more of the area, take a train from Ourimbah Station, Niagara Park Station or Tuggerah Station.

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