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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

This was our third time staying at Rafferty and as always it was comfortable and enjoyable. Staff were friendly townhouses were clean and well stocked. The area is gorgeous and clean and the pools are always fun and clean. Thanks guys

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Booker Bay, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We revisited Rafferty's , although it was Mecure then, and it is the same problem. Our visit this time was for a function,which we elected to stay overnight, because of the long home return journey, The resort has a great location and facilities to cater for long staying guests, especially families. Our rooms were clean and most adequate , but...

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1Thank Ron T
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I stayed at Raffertys resort and was delighted by the friendly staff, beautifully appointed Deluxe Terrace and resort facilities. Although it was a quiet time at the resort there was still plenty to do. The resort grounds are very well maintained and the Pizza restaurant was well priced with generous meal sizes. My tip is using Scoup-on vouchers for a...

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1Thank Peel1407
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The location is great however the terrace we stayed in was very run down and in need of paint inside and out. carpets were very stained, furniture very outdated and bathroom was old and very unappealing.

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2Thank Nora Z
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Love the fully functioned house. We stayed at a 3 bedroom cottage with 7 adults, totally enough space for all of us. Full kitchen and even laundry room! We went kayaking the other day. Love the stunning view!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The resort was perfect for boating. We were able to park, launch and board/disembark our boat easily within the resort. Bait and refreshments available at the kiosk near the jetty. Restaurants, bbq areas and fully equipped kitchen made meals easy. Best of all was our surprised upgrade from two bedroom loft to three bedroom which gave us extra space for...

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Ashley W, Front Office Manager at Raffertys Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Raffertys Resort. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Raffertys Resort in the near future

Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

From the time we made the booking till we exited it was a pleasant hassle free holiday weekend. Our booking was last minute (night before) and this was possible due to the efficient follow up by the reservation staff giving us the last room due to a cancellation. The guidance and direction to the location were provided and the property...

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Ashley W, Front Office Manager at Raffertys Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest The staff at Raffertys Resort are Happy to read that you found the amenities - tennis, pools, children's play area, cafeteria, restaurants, spa, were ample and we'll distributed across the property & the food, service and hospitality was par excellence. We Look forward to welcoming you back to the Raffertys Resort in the near future.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We stayed here in 2 villas for a family celebration. 7 adults and 3 kids. We all commented on what a great experience the weekend was. The resort is immaculately maintained, something you rarely see. The grass was perfect, the tennis courts in pristine condition. A real pleasure. We ate at the restaurants and had great meals as well. The...

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Ashley W, Front Office Manager at Raffertys Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The team at Raffertys Resort are delighted to read that you and your family "Fantastic experience” during your recent stay at the resort. We looking forward to welcoming you back to the resort in the near future.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We stayed with another couple in a 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom two storey terrace. Everything was neat and clean but the decor was a little dated. We had filtered views of Lake Macquarie. The unit had ducted airconditioning which was good as we went there off season and it was cool. However we found the upstairs bedrooms to be...

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Ashley W, Front Office Manager at Raffertys Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The team at Rafferty Resort, have enjoyed reading your positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to Raffertys Resort in the near future.

Lithgow, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We had booked a single story two bedroom cottage.. On arrival we were upgrade to the deluxe two story terrace... This terrace was beautiful.. Everything was great.. We arrived on a Sunday and the bush setting was amazing... On Monday morning we had workers arrived at 7am to start a drop saw then to our disgust a nail gun about...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Raffertys Resort is located on the shores of Lake Macquarie, just 90 minutes drive north of Sydney and only minutes from patrolled beaches. The resort is set amongst 35 acres of natural bushland setting and features 103 self contained cottages, two restaurants, two bars, four swimming pools, four tennis courts, water recreational activities, massage centre and a holiday kids club. There are also 6 meeting rooms available for conferences and corporate retreats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raffertys Resort

Address: 1 Wild Duck Dr, Cams Wharf, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia (Formerly Mercure Lake Macquarie Rafferty's Resort)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Lake Macquarie > Cams Wharf
Price Range: $214 - $615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Raffertys Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Mercure Lake Macquarie Rafferty`s Hotel Cams Wharf
Mercure Cams Wharf
Accor Cams Wharf
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