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Wollongong, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well it's a weird set up and I have to say the girls setting up the morning tables for breakfast and talkinbg at the top of their lungs and dragging chairs and tables across he floor that echoed right through the biulding sucked! It was about 715 am...seriously, pick the fricken things up!!

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Thank TastyTravels77
Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia
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62 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eclectic resort, tidy enough, but why would you put a timer on the aircon so that it automatically goes off in the early hours of the morning, and the "free wi fi" doesn't connect, at all ! These things aren't hard to fix, but if you read other reviews, this has been going on for quite some time !

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort is an italian hidden haven. I took my family to this place and we all had a great time. No complaints and a very fun time was enjoyed by all. The wonderful Italian decor of the place was amazing from the fabulous artwork to the lead light features. The Hunter Valley Gardens were spectacular as... More 

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Killarney Vale, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on the weekend. The rooms are small and the bed seemed small as well. However it was clean and tidy. The complex itself was very interesting with a cinema and market style with cafes and shops. Would stay again but only an overnight stay. We had a communal balcony also which was a little strange.

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Thank TraceyT1960
sydney
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of nights. I was impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms. There is a picture theatre and several restaurants within the building and on the weekend the markets are also downstairs all of witch is under cover. There is a path along the waterfront which is a short walk away and town is only a few... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This motel is unusual as it is combined in a complex with a cinema and restaurants. I think there is a lot that could be improved, but the location is good and with a little flexibility with reception arrangements it would be a lot better.

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Thank rhondajaneh
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a girl from Italy and I'm a student. The complex is amazing, all the restaurants are very good above all the Italian pizzeria la Fiamma, I feel like I'm back in Italy with all the paintings, the al frescos dining and all the little shops in the piazzas, even the cinema was wonderful. The staff is very polite and... More 

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Thank Carlotta V
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I realyy like this place as I love the market underneath, all the shops offering bargains and the atmosphere with the Greek statues everywhere! Restaurants and even a cinema is in the complex. Beach is a short walk across the road and a ferry service within 500 metres

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management_ebtr, Front Office Manager at Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - the owner has really tried to bring a touch of Mediterranean Europe to Aus! Most people that come here are fascinated with the detail in the architecture and Italian Renaissance artwork. The market has some great shops in it with unique products you won't find elsewhere. We hope you will visit us again soon. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We didn't have much time to look around as we were on a quick trip for a funeral. What we did see we loved and I felt like I was in a little Village in the Mediterranean. I just loved it and would love to go back. It was very relaxing sitting having breakfast and feeling like you were in... More 

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Glen Innes, Australia
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to come to have a relaxing break away from home. There are 6 cinemas within the complex, each showing the latest releases. The markets are held there each weekend and there are numerous little shops to browse through. The many food outlets make for wonderful dining experiences whether it be breakfast, morning tea, afternoon tea or... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a resort styled to reflect the ambience of a Mediterranean village, with beautifully appointed accommodation, a choice of fine dining experiences, the casual atmosphere of cafes & alfresco eateries, and the joie de vivre of a village markets. Take in a movie at the Cinema Paradiso, relax in the Roman Baths & Spa or just wander across the road to enjoy the pristine waters and white sands of beautiful Ettalong Beach. The Resort complex comprises of 16 restaurants & cafes including: Beef & Barrumundi Steakhouse Bar & Grill - Ettalong Hong Kong/Chinese - Menhir's Spanish Tapas Bar - Namans Kitchen - Olive Modern - Ghandi Indian Restaurant- La Fiamma Woodfired Pizzeria - The Walkabout Cafe - La Cucina Cortesi Italian - Ettalong Pizza & Pasta - Fusions Oyster & Tapas Bar. Weekends and Public holidays we have largest undercover markets on the Central Coast with over 100 undercover stalls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort

Address: Cnr Ocean View Road & Schnapper Road | 189 Ocean View Road, Ettalong Beach, New South Wales 2257, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Ettalong Beach
Price Range: €88 - €119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Rooms at the back are quieter but they are a distance from reception and there is limited lift use.”
 of 5 bubbles rhondajaneh, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor as less market noise on weekend”
 of 5 bubbles Lynette0310, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book in early and let the staff know exactly what you are looking for in accommodation for those staying. Family rooms are very popular.”
 of 5 bubbles JulieN121954, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Request room that does not have connecting door, however still believe you will experience noise from corridor use”
 of 5 bubbles Sue3437, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We wouldn't risk even the Honeymoon suite”
 of 5 bubbles GregnDeb44, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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