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Lakes and Ocean Hotel

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Room & Suite (17)
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Perfectly situated overlooking the stunning Wallis Lake and conveniently in town, this hotel is only a short walk to shops and Forster main beach. With 20 guest rooms, the Lakes and Ocean Hotel offers room types perfect for couples wanting to enjoy time away in the beautiful Forster area. Room types include the budget double accommodation with shared bathroom facilities as well as the twin, queen and lake view queen rooms with en-suites. The Lake View Queen rooms boast 180-degree panoramic views of the stunning Wallis Lake from the verandah. All rooms provide the conveniences of towels & linen. The twin, queen and lake view queen rooms feature air conditioning, hairdryers, television, tea and coffee making, iron and ironing board, clock radio and daily room servicing, The Queen rooms featuring a bar fridge. Hotel Facilities include bars and function rooms, live music every Saturday, kids play area and outdoor and indoor dining areas.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Casino and Gambling
Golf Course
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Great View
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Traveller rating
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  • English
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We had dinner at the bistro while passing through on holidays. We were pleased to find a small play area out the back where our 2 year old could play. Its a simple playground but was well enjoyed by her. Our meals were good but we were surprised that we had to pay extra for
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The rooms have recently been refurbished beautifully with doors opening onto a large balcony overlooking the water ,views to die for , the staff were all amazing from the receptionist to the lovely lady who served us breakfast .dont be confused these rooms are not. The $66 one
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My daughter and I made a quick overnight stop over to the Lakes and Ocean Hotel driving from Sydney to the Gold Coast. We hit the jackpot with picking the Lakes and Ocean Hotel for our overnight stay. Mgt awesome, staff awesome and the pub was so welcoming and the food was very
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Fairly big range of food with specials on each night. If you order one of the special you also get a free drink. Sit inside of out but more room inside. Service is not fast even in the slow times but the food is good. Never had a complaint with it. Service staff are helpful with
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Popped in for a cold drink and lunch while sightseeing. Probably one of the best Cheeseburgers I've had. Homemade beef patties and the husbands steakburger looked like it had half a cow on it. Plus a very generous serving of chips. Very noice.
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Budget Double Room
Watch it all go by with a cold beer after work.
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Would like to see a menu please? Are there vegetarian options avail.able?
Hi link for the menu is attached. It's a pub with a bistro in Forster. They would cater mainly to the locals, but saying that it has been around for years and I have been there quite a few times over the years. I hope this helps! Sorry TripAdvisor wont let me put in the link Just google the lakes and Oceans Hotel Forster and you will find the menu on their site.
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"Did not go there for accomodation"
"Maybe eat somewhere else but in the hotel bistro"
"Balcony faced south, with cold southerly winds, so mostly unusable."
"Ask for a water view."
"Ask for a room to suit your budget and best of all with a view of the water"
US$41 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesForster
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