• close to the pelicans
  • outdoor terrace
  • Great fishing
  • bands and live music
  • Budget single rooms
  • Queen Room
  • Budget Double Room
  • twin rooms
  • places to stay the entrance
  • modern accommodation facilities
  • queen and single
  • views of Tuggerah Lake
  • family room


This grand heritage listed hotel offers everything you need on the NSW Central Coast.

Situated right in the heart of The Entrance shopping strip, The Lakes is the most central accommodation in town. We are within a minute walk to the waterfront with its superb views, soft sea breezes and of course the famous daily pelican feeding.

The hotel has recently been completely renovated and now boasts stylish modern rooms for the budget conscious traveller. All  rooms have flat screen TVs, tea and coffee facilities & bar fridges. Our standard rooms have balcony access while our budget rooms are free to use our sunny rooftop terrace overlooking Tuggerah Lake

Please note that all of our rooms have shared bathroom facilities.

If you are visiting The Entrance, The Lakes Hotel is the place to stay.

FINALIST 2015 & 2016 AHA NSW Awards for Excellence - Best Pub Style Accommodation

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What's On

What's on at the Lakes hotel


Entertainment, live bands, karaoke and more


The Lakes hotel Bistro, food and menu