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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Reception was friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable and clean but rather tired and in need of refurbishing. The tv was about as small as you can get. Good location near the boat harbour and walking distance to the centre of town and close to a free shuttle bus.

Thank Baronclog
Nowra, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We recently stayed here to attend performances at entertainment centre. I wanted somewhere close enough to walk so we didn't have to drive/find a park. The room was OK, old in some areas (heater and bathroom) but beds comfy enough. Kitchenette was good, not a huge amount of room there though. There did not seem to be a lot of...

Thank Ajacktar
Sanctuary Point, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a cosy hotel with friendly service located away from the main part of town. We had a room overlooking the harbour which was neat, tidy and equipped with a kitchenette, although not all rooms have an interesting outlook. There’s a fine restaurant (The Anchorage) on the ground level (see separate review) with a nice view of the harbour...

Thank Yeremazing
Walnut Creek, CA
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Not fancy but reasonable priced, clean with a friendly staff. The room even had a mini-fridge which was nice. Very close to the harbor it had wonderful view and I suggest paying the small amount to upgrade to a room with a view. The also have a nice restaurant that had a nice breakfast. Highly recommend for the price

Thank missweim
Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We arrived after dark and were pleased to arrive to friendly staff and clean room. The bathroom has been recently renovated and was sparkly clean. Beds were comfortable and kitchenette was cute. Had a restful sleep-in until 10am next day.

Thank Liz D
Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here twice this month already. Waking up or enjoying a nice drink as the sun goes down over looking wollongong harbour is beautiful. I only live 1/2 hour away but its a lively way to get away into wollongong for the night and not have to worry about driving or expensive taxis back home. Rooms are spacious and...

Thank Annette N
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

For the most part, I enjoyed my stay at the Boat Harbour. It had a great little kitchenette with a mini fridge and microwave, and cups, dishes and silverware was provided. It is in a good location, the Harbour is just across the road. There is a free Gong shuttle bus stop close by that can take you to the...

Thank Dorothy H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Stayed at this motel for two nights. The room was clean. Awesome shower but would be great when they renovate the bathroom to have a proper basin/cabinet installed as it was difficult to store toiletries in the bathroom. Was great to have the balcony and was able to store my bike there. The bed was not very comfortable and very...

Thank Katja J
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Motel is very well positioned in a lovely location overlooking the boat harbour. The room was very clean and was a nice place to return for a good nights sleep. The beach walk is spectacular and the views of the boat harbour from the restaurant is superb. The meals were very nice as well. I found the staff very...

Thank Rory M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Very clean pleasant mid range motel. Comfortable beds, good restaurant, wonderful views from balcony over the esplanade. Along with having a great view came a lot of noise from traffic, pedestrians and the dedicated personal trainers using the public park as their own boot camp playground. Pleasant promenade with a top cafe within walking distance but i would not pay...

Thank Geoffrey S

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Boat Harbour Motel

Address: Corner Campbell and Wilson Street, Wollongong, New South Wales NSW 2500, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Price Range: $136 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Boat Harbour Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room facing the harbour and/or park”
 of 5 bubbles ShepLapstone, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ocean/harbour view room are the best”
 of 5 bubbles cleo064, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have view”
 of 5 bubbles penwar, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the harbour are the best option (extra cost)”
 of 5 bubbles Yeremazing, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view room”
  • The view of the harbour from our room
 of 5 bubbles missweim, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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