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El Lago Waters Motel
3 out of 5
41 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
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The price is AU$95 per night from 23 Sep. to 24 Sep.
0.67 km from city centre
3.2/5 (584 reviews)

"Awesome location. Staff wonderful and helpful even sending an item home for me that Id left behind. Would stay again"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

El Lago Waters Motel
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
4 out of 5
89 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
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The price is AU$139 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
0.59 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (1,797 reviews)

"Lovely staff nice hotel. building work opposite hotel did produce noise during day"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul. 2020

Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Ocean Front at The Entrance
4 out of 5
102 Ocean Parade, The Entrance, NSW
The price is AU$140 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
0.93 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (578 reviews)

"Great location and views. Room was very comfortable, clean and quiet at night."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2020

Ocean Front at The Entrance

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Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
3.5 out of 5
18 Coral Street, The Entrance, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$118 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
0.45 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,013 reviews)

"Family of 3 stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment. Fantastic location and the apartment was well stocked of everything we required. This is our 2nd stay here and we will be back! Renovations are in process but it didnt interfere with our stay. The cleaners were working around the clock seeing that all ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
Sandy Cove Apartments
4 out of 5
2-8 Ozone Street, The Entrance, NSW
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0.26 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (129 reviews)

"The apartment was in a fantastic location - just two blocks from the beach. We loved being able to watch the sunrise over the water from our bed! The managers were really friendly and helpful. The kitchen was well-equipped, and the apartment was really spacious and comfortable. Our only complaint ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020

Sandy Cove Apartments
Sapphire Palms Motel
3 out of 5
178-182 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, NSW
The price is AU$98 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
0.72 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (140 reviews)

"Comfortable, homely feel. Staff very good and caring."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2020

Sapphire Palms Motel
Lavender House B&B
4.5 out of 5
66 Dening Street, The Entrance, NSW
The price is AU$230 per night from 6 Oct. to 7 Oct.
0.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (95 reviews)
Location!

"Owners kind (gave me a book to take home) and breakfast amazingly good. We did not have to do any washing up of the plates and cutlery used for other meals (restaurants had just been closed). Location near beach, and shops a short walk away. But towels needed to be bleached, and the room was a bit ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Apr. 2020

Lavender House B&B
El Lago Waters Tourist Park
2 out of 5
11 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
The price is AU$189 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
0.77 km from city centre
2.8/5 (268 reviews)

"Location and price is always important. Had a great spot"…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2019

El Lago Waters Tourist Park
The Entrance Backpackers - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
2/56 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
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0.06 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (14 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Facilities modern and clean and run by friendly and helpful staff 👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2020

The Entrance Backpackers - Hostel
The Oaks Waterfront Resort, Unit 302
89 The Entrance Rd, Unit 302, The Entrance, NSW
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0.52 km from city centre
3.1/5 (10 reviews)
Disgusting filthy and unacceptable

"The state of the apartment is nothing like what is displayed in the photos and what is outlined in the description. All rooms were full or dust and the carpet was not vacuumed. The bed sheets and blankets had white and yellow stains which is completely unacceptable and absolutely disgusting. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug. 2020

The Oaks Waterfront Resort, Unit 302
Lakeside Waterfront Apartment 18
4.5 out of 5
Unit 18, 1 Tuggerah Pde, The Entrance, NSW
The price is AU$349 per night from 18 Oct. to 19 Oct.
0.8 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)

"Great location, amazing views."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2020

Lakeside Waterfront Apartment 18
Caesars Palace 4
3.5 out of 5
Unit 4/5 Marine Parade, The Entrance, NSW
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0.31 km from city centre
2/5 (1 review)

"Cockroaches! Door locks difficult. No toilet paper."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2019

Caesars Palace 4
Coast Luxury Apartment 26
3.5 out of 5
Coral Cres, No 35, No 26, The Entrance, NSW
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0.37 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great location

"Beautiful apartment filled with everything you need. Great location, walking distance to shops restaurants. Secure parking was a bonus."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2018

Coast Luxury Apartment 26
Sundowner Apartment 10
3.5 out of 5
Unit 10/10 Marine Pde, The Entrance, NSW
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0.34 km from city centre
3/5 (1 review)

"Property close enmities where one required to go . I found it a bit hard to get of parking station . The staff did not explain what key was what unless you asked before you left the office."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2019

Sundowner Apartment 10
Coast Luxury Apartment 23
3.5 out of 5
Coral Cres, No 35, Unit 23, The Entrance, NSW
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0.37 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"The view of the beach was excellent. Very close to the shops and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Coast Luxury Apartment 23
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Visiting The Entrance

Families will find kid-friendly activities in The Entrance, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, top-notch restaurants, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its spas.

  • There are 59 hotels and other accommodations in The Entrance
  • The closest major airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) 68.1 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) 72.5 away

Sightseeing and Staying in The Entrance

Places to visit in the larger region include Blue Bay Beach, Swadling Reserve, and Toonwoon Bay Beach. You'll also find Magenta Shores Golf and Country Club and Magenta Shores Beach in the area.

In The Entrance, there are 59 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Sandy Cove Apartments - This 4-star apartment features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale.
  • Ocean Front at The Entrance - Our customers like the beach locale and overall value at this motel. This 4-star motel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Lavender House B&B - With a stay at this 4.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with an in-room coffeemaker. Expedia customers like its location.

Dressing for The Entrance

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 78°F and the nighttime average to be 60°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 73°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September averages 68°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 77°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • About 42.28 inches of rain falls on The Entrance each year
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 48°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in The Entrance?
Ocean Front at The Entrance is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star property offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Lavender House B&B and Sapphire Palms Motel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in The Entrance, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in The Entrance.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in The Entrance?
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 Buccaneer Motel Pet friendly and Nesuto The Entrance Apartments.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to The Entrance?
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Other choices for your family trip include Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites and Nesuto The Entrance Apartments. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Pelican Plaza.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday to The Entrance?
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and 2 outdoor pools. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast and Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in The Entrance?
Pacific Garden Hotel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in The Entrance?
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort is a top 3.5-star beachfront property offering an outdoor pool and free parking, located within a short 7-minute walk of Bateau Bay Beach . Other good options to stay near the beach include Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites and Ocean Front at The Entrance.
What's the best luxury place to stay in The Entrance?
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Kims Beachside Retreat and Lavender House B&B are two other upscale options for your trip.
What are some accommodation options with pools in The Entrance?
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites is a popular 4-star aparthotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a hot tub. A couple of other options that offer an on-site pool include Forresters Beach Resort and Pullman Magenta Shores Resort.

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