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Dorsal Boutique Hotel

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1 West Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Dorsal Boutique Hotel
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Forster
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Tourist Bureau booked this hotel for us and what a great surprise. We had a waterfront room with a balcony and fabulous views over the beach and water. The reception staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Underground parking with direct hotel access was helpful. The restaurant looked great but unfortunately the was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This hotel is right on the beach at Forster. The hotel room I stayed in was good for me but is getting a little old if I was being picky. Secure underground parking and also has Minibar as well. Has a bar and restaurant but I was too late to eat there. Views in the morning were fantastic and coffee... More

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have just returned from our second visit to this small Boutique Hotel. The rooms are very clean, comfortable and have plenty of space. Lovely balconies with views over the beach and water. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. Great for a short break away. Great location.

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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a business appointment the next day so had to stay in Forster as it was the only location with multiple hotel choices that was close to where we had to go. All other hotels in this area had a 2 night minimum stay, so we booked at the Dorsal as this was the only hotel (other than caravan... More

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Booked this hotel as a treat for my daughter who was travelling down the coast. Gave all credit card details etc, was very clear in instruction,to ensure all was charged back to me- but she then had to pay on checkout- Disappointing!

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Te Puia Springs
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

The dorsal had amazing views out to the ocean and coast. The Staff were only just happy to be there although it was the middle of winter. The food in the restaurant was very good but the atmosphere was lacking. As I said it was the middle of winter

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Nice place. Quite a spacious room, very clean but is probably getting near the time of its life where, to retain the "boutique" description, and to help the boutique prices not sting so much, it needs some updating. But that view. Seriously makes up for any other failings - just spectacular. Considering that area is quite busy (right near the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed in a Superior room (403). It had a king size bed and a single bed. There was a sitting area with two comfortable armchairs and a coffee table. The view from the room and balcony was spectacular - nothing between us and the ocean. We could hear the sound of the waves which was very peaceful. The room... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Friendly staff, not quite boutique hotel though. Room was spacious but ordinary. Spa was just a normal bath tub with jets. View was awesome. Restaurant had great service but limited menu and a little pricey. Overall an ok visit. No room service.

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Kempsey, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We chose the Dorsal Boutique Hotel for a romantic getaway with my partner. The room was clean, views to die for and spa bath even though small was a bonus. Our weekend weather was terrible but the views and location of the hotel made visiting town for window shopping so easy. The staff were fantastic and friendly, the restaurant offered... More

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Additional Information about Dorsal Boutique Hotel

Address: 1 West Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 24

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