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Squid Ink Motel

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Terrace/patio
Balcony
Laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
View from Room

Overview of Squid Ink Motel

Squid Ink Motel

2.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Macquarie1 min walk
  • Popular LocationBelmont Golf Course3 min drive
  • Popular LocationBlacksmiths Beach4 min drive
  • AirportNewcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown)47 min drive

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About this area

Newcastle

Squid Ink Motel is located in Newcastle. Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery and Newcastle Civic Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Hunter Ice Skating Stadium and Merewether Ocean Baths. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Newcastle International Hockey Centre or Newcastle Showground. With kayaking, waterskiing and sailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Macquarie - 1 min walk
  • Belmont Golf Course - 3 min drive
  • Blacksmiths Beach - 4 min drive
  • Wallarah National Park - 12 min drive
  • Hunter Ice Skating Stadium - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Kotara Station - 14 min drive
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 111 min drive

Restaurants

  • Salina Restaurant - 12 min walk
  • Deck 56 - 14 min walk
  • Cafe Macquarie - 16 min walk
  • Sesames On The Lake - 18 min walk
  • Big Mamma's Pizza - 5 min drive

About this property

Squid Ink Motel

Newcastle motel in Belmont, walk to Lake Macquarie
Along with laundry facilities, this motel has wedding services and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All 28 rooms offer in-room free WiFi, TVs with digital channels, and free toiletries.
Squid Ink Motel offers 28 forms of accommodation with free toiletries and blackout curtains. Televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site

Things to do

  • Fishing

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • TV

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 40.00

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:30 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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 day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per day

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 40.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

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
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Property is also known as

Squid Ink Motel Belmont
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Frequently asked questions

4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 55 out of 172 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 86 out of 172 reviews
4 - Good 50%
Rating 3 - Okay. 23 out of 172 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 172 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 172 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were so accommodating The cleaniness of the motel was amazing Having run a retreat ourselves in the Hunter Valley we were so impressed with this motel Highly recommended!!!!!!
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness
Beautiful view and in a good spot. Room was not clean, especially the bathroom. Could do with some overall updating.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very helpful staff welcoming and pleasing. Clean but dated rooms convenient parking
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
good, older, motel besides the lake .
A good location for our purposes, by the lake and a short walk to either the Yacht Club or the hotel just up the road. Place was a little dated, a few repairs were needed in room but generally OK. at first look, spa bath appeared dirty, but these were just stains in the enamel. overall we were happy with our stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021