6 Top-Rated Accommodation in The Entrance NSW


Are you looking for an accommodation in The Entrance which gets good reviews?

Finding the right accommodation can be hard because there are so many choices. Quality varies as well.

No wonder...

View of The Entrance from the bridge.

The Entrance is one of the largest tourism hubs on the Central Coast. There are fun attractions nearby, great beaches and good fishing and prawning.

To help you to find a good accommodation in The Entrance, I have cherry-picked the best-rated places, for every style and budget.

So here's the best-rated accommodation in The Entrance from budget to high-end:

1. The Entrance Backpackers

The Entrance Backpackers

The Entrance Backpackers is the cheapest accommodation around. Dorm beds are about $30 and they also have private family rooms from $145.

The hostel is in a great location – right in the heart of town. It's a 10-minute walk to the beach and couple of minutes to the shops and cinema (cinema tickets are $6 on Thursday nights).

And you get free WiFi. 

This hostel caters for solo travellers and families.

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2. Ibis Styles The Entrance

Ibis Styles The Entrance

Ibis Styles offers great value for money. Rooms are around $100 to $200.

Many rooms have a view of Tuggerah Lake.

This hotel is located a bit out of town: It's a 5-minute drive to The Entrance town centre and to the beach. But it's a 10-minute walk to the cafes in Long Jetty, and it's right beside Tuggerah Lake and the lakeside cycleway.

Also, the Diggers is joined to the hotel so it can be an easy walk to dinner.

You also get limited free WiFi. 

This accommodation caters for solo travellers, couples, and families. 

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3. Ocean Front Motel

Ocean Front Motel

Ocean Front Motel is in a great location. It's right beside The Entrance Beach and the ocean pools, and it's 15 minutes' walk to shops and restaurants along the boardwalk. There's also a great seafood restaurant downstairs. 

This motel sits on a cliff with rooms overlooking the ocean. For around $200 you can have a spa bath on your balcony and watch the sunrise directly from your bed.

Families with toddlers may prefer a room on the lower grounds with a private courtyard.

You also get free WiFi. 

Caters for solo travellers, business travellers, couples, and families.

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4. Sandy Cove Apartments

Sandy Cove Apartments

Sandy Cove Apartments are in a great location in the centre of town. It's a 5-minute walk to the cinema, kids attractions, beach and restaurants.

The fully self-contained apartments vary in size from 1-bedroom apartments to 4-bedroom penthouses. You get a private balcony, and many of the apartments have a beautiful view of the ocean. There's also a great pool area with a sauna. The swimming pool is heated. 

You can hire trundle beds, cots and high chairs if needed. 

You also get free WiFi. 

Caters for solo travellers, couples, families and groups. 

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5. Pullman Magenta Shores Resort 

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort offers self-contained apartments. The apartments range from small studios to 3 bedroom villas.

Rooms have a view of the garden, pool or golf course.

Enjoy restaurants onsite, swimming pools, tennis, spa and golf course. The golf course was listed among the top 100 in Australia.

This resort is located a 10-minute drive to The Entrance, but it has direct access to the beach. 

Caters for solo travellers, couples and families.

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6. Kims Beachside Retreat

Kims Beachside Retreat

Kims Beachside Retreat is for couples or corporate who want an indulgent break on the beach.

There are bungalows and villas in a patch of rainforest or right on the beachfront. Some bungalows have an indoor spa bath, a private outdoor Jacuzzi or a private swimming pool. 

Enjoy the restaurant which overlooks the Pacific ocean and the abundant and fresh food in a buffet. 

Kims also welcomes small dogs in selected rooms and you get free WiFi. 

It's a 4-minute drive to The Entrance town centre and right on the beach at Toowoon Bay. 

Caters for adults only.  

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If you’d like more options on where to stay in The Entrance, there are plenty of holiday rentals available in the area. You can search on a website like Airbnb. If you have never booked an Airbnb before, get a $55 discount on your first stay here

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