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Toukley Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
234- 238 Main Road, Toukley, NSW
The price is $73 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
13.04 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (128 reviews)

"Under cover parking air conditioning great room clean and peaceful walking distance to shops.score 8out 10"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Toukley Motor Inn
Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast
3.5 out of 5
40 Kooindah Boulevard, Wyong, NSW
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The price is $125 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
7.57 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (553 reviews)

"Beautiful views over the course. The 1-bed apartment was very spacious. Everything was perfectly adequate for the price. I would have appreciated the staff being more knowledgeable about the resort (they didn't know whether the sauna and pool were open or not and I was left to roam searching for ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast
Central Coast Motel
3 out of 5
Corner Cutler Drive & Pacific Highway, Wyong, NSW
The price is $87 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
7.44 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (117 reviews)

"Its clean and value for your money plus its not far from the coast"…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

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Mantra Ettalong Beach
4 out of 5
53-54 The Esplanade, Ettalong Beach, NSW
The price is $160 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
11.01 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,882 reviews)

"I loved the close proxmity to the beach. We walked every morning on the beach to Ocean Beach SLSC and then walked back on the road and met some lovely locals. I also loved the close proxmity to various food options especially Sunshine Vibe (Huge Shoutout to Annie for feeding us yay!!). Mantra had ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Mantra Ettalong Beach
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort
5 out of 5
1 Magenta Drive, Magenta Shores, NSW
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The price is $181 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
10.83 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (838 reviews)

"Clean and great facilities, kids loved the pool (both outdoor/indoor)"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort
NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort
4 out of 5
Sydney Avenue, Umina Beach, NSW
The price is $187 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
12.12 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (234 reviews)

"Loved it, I want to go back, hopefully I can book a canpsite"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort
The Ashwood Motel
3 out of 5
73 Central Coast Highway, West Gosford, NSW
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The price is $77 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
5.08 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (361 reviews)

"The lady at the counter was very lovely. Room and area very clean. I was expecting to be disturbed by the noise, I did not even hear the room next door. The bathroom was very cold. I wish the blankets on the bed were thicker. The swimming pool is cute. If I go in this area, I will go back to this ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

The Ashwood Motel
Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort
3.5 out of 5
189 Ocean View Road, (cnr Schnapper Rd), Ettalong Beach, NSW
The price is $94 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
10.98 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (564 reviews)

"You could hear neighbours and other tv's. Cute resort."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Ettalong Beach Tourist Resort
Ibis Budget Gosford
2.5 out of 5
63 Central Coast Highway, West Gosford, NSW
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The price is $73 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
5.03 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (723 reviews)

"The Hotel was very clean and in a great location. Staff were very friendly. It was my Birthday and the staff organised some balloons and chocolates for me. Have stayed here before and will always come back to this great Hotel."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Ibis Budget Gosford
Terrigal Pacific Coastal Retreat
4 out of 5
224 Terrigal Drive, Terrigal, NSW
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The price is $134 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
7.99 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (448 reviews)

"I visited for business purposes. It was close to Gosford, Erina and easy reach of the rest of the Central Coast"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Terrigal Pacific Coastal Retreat
Nightcap at Ocean Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
259 West St (Cnr Trafalgar & West), Umina Beach, NSW
The price is $76 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
11.47 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (194 reviews)

"Nice clean room and very spacious bathroom, convenient location"…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2020

Nightcap at Ocean Beach Hotel
Ettalong Beach Premium Apartments
4 out of 5
53-54 The Esplanade, Ettalong Beach, NSW
The price is $138 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
11 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (515 reviews)

"An amazing stay! We loved our view, the room was clean and heaps of space. Will definitely recommend to friends and family"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

Ettalong Beach Premium Apartments
Hotel Gosford
3 out of 5
Corner Mann and Erina Streets, Gosford, NSW
The price is $59 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.74 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (294 reviews)

"Really enjoyed it. Nice and cleaned. We had shared bathroom facilities Loved the old elevator."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Hotel Gosford
Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
3.5 out of 5
18 Coral Street, The Entrance, NSW
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The price is $88 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
9.07 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (1,036 reviews)

"The pool is under construction. Would be better if this was communicated to us."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Nesuto The Entrance Apartments
The Palms At Avoca
3.5 out of 5
160 The Round Drive, Avoca Beach, NSW
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9.61 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (76 reviews)
Quick weekend getaway

"This facility is definitely a place we would book a future stay at if we visit the Avoca Beach area again. We had a want for nothing... it more than met our needs during our stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

The Palms At Avoca
Tiarri Terrigal
4 out of 5
16 Tiarri Crescent, Terrigal, NSW
The price is $100 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
8.97 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (291 reviews)

"Location was very close to CBD to be able to walk down for dinner and a few drinks"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Tiarri Terrigal
Sapphire Palms Motel
3 out of 5
178-182 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, NSW
The price is $72 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
8.74 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (144 reviews)

"Loved the room set up. Clean sheets. Shower floor looked a bit grotty. Service was extremely friendly and helpful. Will stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Sapphire Palms Motel
Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
4 out of 5
89 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
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The price is $130 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
9.15 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (1,817 reviews)

"We had a water front room with great views. Friendly and helpful staff. Enjoyed our stay. Close to amenities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Oaks The Entrance Waterfront Suites
Gosford Palms Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
7-9 Moore Street, West Gosford, NSW
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The price is $105 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.9 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (473 reviews)

"Convenient location, excellent staff and delicious home cooked meals just like Mom used to make"…"

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2020

Gosford Palms Motor Inn
El Lago Waters Motel
3 out of 5
41 The Entrance Road, The Entrance, NSW
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
9.14 mi from city center
3.2/5 (599 reviews)

"Awesome location. Staff wonderful and helpful even sending an item home for me that Id left behind. Would stay again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

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Visiting Central Coast

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Central Coast, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, relaxing spas, and top-notch restaurants. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its sporting events. Top sights in the city include Lake Macquarie, Australian Reptile Park, and Terrigal Beach.

  • There are 573 hotels and other accommodations in Central Coast
  • The closest major airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 41.3 mi (66.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), 47.8 mi (77 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Central Coast

Cultural venues in the city include Alison Homestead, Laycock Street Theater, and Gosford Classic Car Museum. Families come for attractions such as Australian Reptile Park, TreeTop Adventure Park Central Coast, and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park. The city is notable for landmarks like Norah Head Lighthouse, Henry Kendall Cottage & Historical Museum, and Crackneck Lookout.

In Central Coast, you'll find 573 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Avoca Valley Bed & Breakfast - This 4.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Ocean Front at The Entrance - Our customers like the dining options and comfortable, quiet rooms at this motel. This 4-star motel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Gosford Palms Motor Inn - This 3.5-star motel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its central location and helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Central Coast include Lake Macquarie, Terrigal Beach, and Copacabana Beach. Top places to see in the area include Avalon Beach, 19.3 mi/31 km from the heart of the city, and Manly Beach, which is 30.3 mi (48.8 km) away.

Getting Around Central Coast

With so many choices for transportation, exploring Central Coast is easy. Local metro stations include Tascott Station and Wyong Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Ourimbah Station, Niagara Park Station, or Tuggerah Station.

Dressing for Central Coast

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 78°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 73°F, while the average at night is 47°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 68°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 77°F and nighttime averages of 53°F
  • About 46.50 inches of rain falls on Central Coast each year
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 78°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 47°F

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