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Shortland Budget Accommodation

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Overview of Shortland Budget Accommodation

Shortland Budget Accommodation

2.5 star property
Hotel with restaurant, near University of Newcastle

6.8/10 Good

95 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
269 Sandgate Road, Shortland, NSW, 2307

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Shortland
  • Lake Macquarie - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 22 min drive
  • Waratah Station - 7 min drive
  • Sandgate Station - 25 min walk
  • Warabrook Station - 26 min walk


  • Andy's Take Away Fish & Chips - 3 min walk
  • Hungry Jacks - 3 min drive
  • House of Peking - 3 min drive
  • Heng Loong Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Top Thai - 4 min drive

About this property

Shortland Budget Accommodation

Adjacent to a golf course, Shortland Budget Accommodation is a great choice for a stay in Newcastle. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Shorty Hotel Bistro, which serves Modern European cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and restaurant.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from noon until 7:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to The bar
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop


  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • 18 holes of golf

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 30-inch flat-screen TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Shorty Hotel Bistro – This bistro specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 25 December to 28 December:
  • Dining venue


<p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>

Also known as

Shortland Hotel Motel
Shortland Hotel
Shortland Budget Accommodation Hotel
Shortland Budget Accommodation Shortland
Shortland Budget Accommodation Hotel Shortland

Frequently asked questions

Does Shortland Budget Accommodation offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Shortland Budget Accommodation does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Shortland Budget Accommodation?
As of 5 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shortland Budget Accommodation on 13 Feb 2023 start from AU$85, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Shortland Budget Accommodation?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Shortland Budget Accommodation?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Shortland Budget Accommodation?
You can check in from noon - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at Shortland Budget Accommodation and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include University of Newcastle (7-min walk), Hunter Wetlands Centre (1.4 mi) and Newcastle International Hockey Centre (4.1 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near Shortland Budget Accommodation?
Yes, Shorty Hotel Bistro offers Modern European cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Top Thai (2.1 mi), Fire Station Hotel (2.3 mi) and 2Blend (2.7 mi).
What's the area around Shortland Budget Accommodation like?
Shortland Budget Accommodation is in Shortland, a short 7-minute walk from University of Newcastle.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Boyd, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Sheets were gross, shared bathroom/showers was not ideal
Samuel, 4-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

We won’t be returning…
Jo, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Accommodation is cheap, property is dated
Dal, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

They can't use electronic credit cards so I couldn't even check in. Morons.
Glen, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Cheap, clean, no-fuss, all facilities in working order. What more could one want just to have a night's sleep?!
Ingrid, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Smelly but does the trick
Staff were friendly. Handy check in. Actual room was pretty smelly and not in great condition but it did the trick. Decent AC and okay bed. Very old bathroom. Poorly maintained. Mould. Room was v noisy. Probs wouldn't come back again
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

This is budget accommodation and fully lived up to expectations for the price. Bed was comfortable, water hot and even biscuits in the room. Very satisfied.
DAVID, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was good
Dylan, 1-night business trip
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