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El Lago Waters Motel

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Overview of El Lago Waters Motel

El Lago Waters Motel

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPelican Plaza4 min walk
  • Popular LocationWyrrabalong National Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationNorth Entrance Beach15 min walk
  • AirportPalm Beach, NSW (LBH-Palm Beach Seaplane Base)114 min drive

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About this area

The Entrance

El Lago Waters Motel is located on the waterfront and in a walkable area with good shopping. Pelican Plaza and Amazement are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Erina Fair and Westfield Tuggerah. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Wyong Racecourse and Showground or The Entertainment Grounds. Kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pelican Plaza - 4 min walk
  • Wyrrabalong National Park - 6 min walk
  • North Entrance Beach - 15 min walk
  • Blue Bay Beach - 3 min drive
  • Swadling Reserve - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Wyee Station - 23 min drive
  • Wyong Station - 28 min drive
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 89 min drive


  • Bang Rak Thai - 3 min walk
  • Fonzirelli Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • The Burrow Coffee House - 5 min walk
  • BIG TUNA FISH Co. - 5 min walk
  • La Costa Restaurant - 5 min walk

About this property

El Lago Waters Motel

3-star motel near the beach
Guests at this beach motel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 39 rooms offer TVs with digital channels, and conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, ironing boards and desks.
El Lago Waters Motel offers 39 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Digital televisions are provided. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
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


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 15 for children
  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English

Business services

  • Conference space
  • A meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Hairdryer


  • 58-cm TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 3 PM - 7 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 10
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Sunday - Thursday (9 AM - 5 PM) and Friday - Saturday (8:30 AM - 7 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


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

  • Deposit: AUD 25.00 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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 10 (subject to availability)

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
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property may place an authorization for 1 night's rate for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking using the credit card submitted during the reservation process.

We should mention

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
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

El Lago Resort
El Lago Waters
El Lago Waters Resort
El Lago Waters Resort The Entrance
El Lago Waters The Entrance
El Waters
Lago Waters Resort
El Lago Waters Hotel The Entrance
El Lago Waters Motel The Entrance
El Lago Waters Motel
El Lago Waters Motel Motel
El Lago Waters Motel The Entrance
El Lago Waters Motel Motel The Entrance

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 106 out of 636 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 173 out of 636 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 151 out of 636 reviews
3 - Okay 24%
Rating 2 - Poor. 115 out of 636 reviews
2 - Poor 18%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 91 out of 636 reviews
1 - Terrible 14%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was dirty front door had been seriously damaged and shabbily repaired, the bathroom was dirty mould in shower and the toilet seat has dirty marks on it. The door to the balcony was hard to lock and we felt unsafe there. Would definitely not recommend this place
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location is great but the restaurant is never open and things deteriorate a little each time I stay there. I know it’s cheap but not making up the bed and dumping a pile of fresh towels on the bed along with a spare garbage bag is not “making up the room”.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with group
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location. The motel is very run down, paint flaking off the walls, noisy plumbing, extremely basic amenities. We have stayed here many times and it just gets more run down with each visit however the location is perfect, close to all the shops and restaurants and the lake walks.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
When i had a shower opened my towel and there was a used nail file in the towel. After going out on my return towels, garbage bag, and toilet paper were just left on unmade bed. The shower leaked none stop.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Although the Room we stayed in [ executive room ] was clean and tidy and had a view of the pool area and lake the building itself is in need of some repairs and maintenance .overall our stay was pleasant and would stay there again when next in the Entrance.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2021