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Port Stephens Motel

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44 Mangus St | Corner of Fingal Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We decided to book ahead on motels and I am glad we did. There was nothing to be found in this area at short notice on a weekend. Initially called this motel and nothing however Darren called me back with a cancellation which I appreciated. $135 for a queen and single in a clean room. Very close to the beach... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Great location (only 3 minute walk to marina) and clean room. Very pleased with our stay. Enjoyed facilities and a cup of tea on our balcony. Wake up alarm was the melody of birds in the trees and rays of sunshine spilling through the window. Awesome value!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

From the moment I contacted Darren he was great he had no problem booking in all 34 of us for a night, we arrived and the hotel looked like the photos I had seen on the internet, nothing worse than arriving at a hotel and looks nothing like the internet photos. Darren was friendly and the rooms were all clean... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

What I missed straight up was the absence of the usual jug of milk in the fridge and the ol' bickies. Just what one needs after a long trip. There is no austar, clock or remote for a/c. Sounding a little trite but these are the things that make me want to stay or not. The room smaller in comparison... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Just had two very comfortable, affordable and pleasant nights here at Port Stephens Motor Lodge, Nelsons Bay. Easy to find, nice chap on reception. Room was clean, comfortable, has all toiletries in dispensers above vanity and in shower. Room (number 8) had a small balcony, plus two chairs and table inside, tea/coffee making facility, microwave, small wardrobe, tv, all fine... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Just passing through needed budget overnight accommodation. Good pick very clean room, Quiet comfortable sleep. Central location not in town but walking distance to shopping centre, Beach walks and local club with Restaurants. Would stay again.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Hidden away amongst trees and green,you would not think that the beach, marina and restaurants are just a short walk away. Stayed for the weekend and loved everything about it. Extremely clean. Staff helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

i stayed here three monthes ago during the australian summer and had a wonderful time. the beds are super comfortable,roms very clean and the location is fantastic, a short stroll from the beach. highly recommended.

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Darren R, Manager at Port Stephens Motel, responded to this review

Dear Shay, thank you for taking the time to write a review, for your positive comments and for choosing us for your stay here in Nelson Bay. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and hope we can serve you again in the near future. More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights across the Easter long weekend and I have to say we were extremely disappointed. My expectations weren't exactly high to begin with but I was still let down. Not only is it old and rundown, the owners definitely have a could not care less attitude. In the room the tea/coffee facilities were almost non-existent.... More 

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Darren R, Manager at Port Stephens Motel, responded to this review

Dear Wendy H, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I am sorry that your stay was not to your satisfaction. With regard to your lost possessions, I recall our conversation (over a week after you checked out) well and asking the cleaning staff whether anything had been handed in, which unfortunately it hadn't; I also recall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This cute motor lodge has 2 floors, and is clean with a helpful couple who mans the desk. when we visiting their restaurant was under repair but the Marina is a 5 minute walk and the hearty breakfast on the pier makes up for this. value for money

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Darren R, Manager at Port Stephens Motel, responded to this review

Dear MSDhillon, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you so much for the positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon! Darren More 

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