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Port Stephens Marina Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   33 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 15 hotels in Nelson Bay
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
davidhughtaylor Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Penrith, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is NOT a resort, the location was great, an easy walk into the shops. The staff were great. Our glass door had a huge crack in it and the decor was dated. The price was cheap. The Location was great, we parked the car checked in and didn't get back in the car till it was time to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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69 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel did not sound the best from other reviews but it seemed adequate for one night at a good price so I booked. It was fantastic! The hotel is on the hill set back one street from the busy main road so it is quiet and had nice views from all rooms facing onto the marina and bay but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is very good being an easy walk to Nelson Bay shops & to the waterfront. There are some waterviews from the 2nd floor where we stayed & I imagine they would be quite a lot better from the 4th floor. Having a balcony to sit and enjoy the view is good. The rooms are quite large and well... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Firstly the views from the 4th floor are great.. This hotel is not a resort, it would of been in the 80's, the room smelt very musty, I had to sleep with sliding door open. Bed was very uncomfortable could only feel the springs. Out dated furniture/ curtains. It's a shame, it would be a great place if it was... More

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Sydney, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Hotel was clean and comfortable. Yes it is a little dated but for the price we paid who cares. Views amazing. Breakfast great - staff very friendly. Easy access to the town. Plenty of Information available for activities in the area.

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Nelson Bay
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Room musty, furniture badly needing updating. No control over a/c. Holes in screen sliding door. Noise from upstairs (toilet and shower) and baby crying early hours of morning. Hard to fill jug under tap.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Our harbour room was big, clean and comfortable. Basic amenities and dated furniture but in good state. The views were amazing. The staff were friendly and helpfull. 15 A$ buffet breakfast was complete, hot and cold. Great views from restaurant too.

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47 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Using the word "Resort in the title" is a little bit of a joke, this place is simply run down and awful. even the glowing red sign, our first welcome at the front of the hotel, supposed to read Marina Resort at night, is broken and reads "M a a Resort"- this was the red flag for what ominous things... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Perhaps this was once a fancy place for holidays but is now a memory of that. The room are big but quite dirty. The room we got had killed spiders smashed on walls and the shower screen was cracked. When pointing this out I was told they were aware but they thought it was safe like that. I really don't... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I spoke with a man at this hotel he said this is a recording it wasnt a recording he hung up in my ear very poor wont stay there i just wanted to cancel the booking great service [not]so so very rude now i know not to stay here

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Address: 33 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Port Stephens Marina Resort 3.5*
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Marina Resort is a great place to stay while you explore Port Stephens. Marina Resort is well located in the heart of beautiful Port Stephens overlooking Nelson Bay Marina. A short 5m walk to the Dolphin & Whale Watch Cruises in the Marina, Cafes & Beach. Marina Resort is conveniently located near all of Port Stephens major tourist attractions. Our recently refurbished 44 room hotel offer spacious comfort with great views of the bay. ... more   less 
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