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Dorsal Boutique Hotel

1 West Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Forster
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated at the main beach of Forster, balconies let you experience the coastal atmosphere, and with privacy. The follow up after our stay was nothing short of exemplary. Well appointed rooms and comfortable. Great holiday or romantic getaway location. Restaurant on site was fantastic.

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Rainbow Beach, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights from New Years Eve will agree the view is nice but A/C didnt work the entire stay last night they gave us a fan. $319 per night could have done better than that, had to pay deposit on a router for Internet get free Wi fi at maccas no A/C in the corridors or lifts they... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what more can I say, this is hands down the worst service & hotel I've ever stayed in!! Arrived at this hotel after a road trip from GC to Sydney and stayed at numerous caravan parks on the way down and then this was my partners and I little anniversary & Chrissy present as good position & looked nice,... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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