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Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake

Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
2259 Pacific Highway, Heatherbrae, NSW, 2324

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHunter Region Botanic Gardens19 min walk
  • AirportNewcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown)15 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Newcastle21 min drive
  • Popular LocationHunter Wetlands Centre29 min drive

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About this area

Maitland

Located in Maitland, Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake is in the city centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at Newcastle Showground.

What's nearby

  • Hunter Region Botanic Gardens - 19 min walk
  • Newcastle International Hockey Centre - 18 min drive
  • Stockton Sandspit - 20 min drive
  • University of Newcastle - 21 min drive
  • Hunter Wetlands Centre - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Hexham Station - 10 min drive
  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Flames and Flavour — 1 min walk
  • Golden Hind Bar — 1 min walk
  • Hungry Jacks - 19 min walk
  • Heatherbrae's Pies - 19 min walk
  • The Rectory - 4 min drive

About this property

Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake

4-star Maitland hotel in Heatherbrae with free parking
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference centre, a business centre and a meeting room. All 40 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus WiFi and TVs. Room service, coffee makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake offers 40 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 20 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–noon: AUD 8-25 for adults and AUD 8-25 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour pool access
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 30-inch TV
  • TV/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7:00 AM - 10:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Reception hours are Monday to Friday 7 AM-10 PM, Saturday 8 AM-8 PM, Sunday and public holidays 8 AM-6 PM Guests arriving after 9 PM Monday to Friday, after 8 PM on Saturday, or after 6 PM on Sunday or public holidays must contact the property in advance to arrange check in and provide a contact number.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20.0 per stay.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per stay

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 8 and AUD 25 for adults, and AUD 8 and AUD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 20 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that dinner may not be served on Sunday evenings. Also, breakfast is not served on Monday mornings.

We should mention

24-hour pool access
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Comfort Inn Sir Francis Drake
Comfort Inn Sir Francis Drake Heatherbrae
Comfort Inn Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Comfort Inn Sir Francis Drake Hotel Heatherbrae
Sir Francis Drake Comfort Inn
Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake Heatherbrae
Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake
Airport Sir Francis Drake Heatherbrae
Airport Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake Heatherbrae
Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake Heatherbrae
Airport Motel Sir Francis Drake Hotel Heatherbrae

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 187 out of 487 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 201 out of 487 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 67 out of 487 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 487 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 487 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely motel. Would recommend.
Really nice older style motel. Very roomy. Furnishings could do with an update but are still very comfortable and offer a surprisingly good night's sleep. Restaurant is fabulous. Wait staff are very knowledgeable of the menu and their advice is spot on.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A great place to stay!
Friendly welcoming staff, restaurant meals were amazing and large portions. Accommodation clean and very comfortable. Definitely recommended.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The restaurant was excellent meals were great presentation excellent but the bed was the worst we have ever slept in hard and lumpy
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Quiet, quality and spacious
Huge rooms, set back from the highway so it's super quiet. Plenty of parking for long vehicles/trailers. Simple and tidy fit-out, gradually getting improvements every time we stay. Staff are very accommodating. Onsite restaurant is handy. Just keep the doors shut... country bugs zoom in quickly!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021