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Port Stephens Motor Lodge

44 Mangus St | Corner of Fingal Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Nelson Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights, run by very nice and friendly staff, clean room with aircon, great location (2 minute walk to the harbour/beach) and a good price!! Very highly recommend staying here!!! Would definitely stay here again..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed here for a night on the way down from Brisbane. The owner was very friendly upon check-in. The place itself though is run-down and not well looked after. The room was just about tolerable, as was the bathroom. The location down to the harbour is excellent, but that is the only redeeming feature of this motel. Will not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Even though we were there just for the night and we reached there late and stayed there for just couple of hours, it was a great place to be. The room and services provided was good and we had a good experience staying in the motel. The response of the management for my inquiries was good and fast and I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stayed here 2 weeks ago, we found the accommodation very good. The staff are very nice, the motor lodge is located within a easy walk to the local shops & restaurants. We would differently stay here again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed on Friday December 21st 2014 in Room#3 for $165 a night for one night, but noted that the next night Saturday 22nd, it was a ridiculous $220 a night! In reality, the quality of the accommodation is actually worth $70 a night max. It looks like it was built in 1972 and has not had any work done... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We found Tom to be very helpful and accommodating in catering to the needs of the elderly couple with whom we were traveling. Given that our kayaks make height clearance an issue for many parking areas, we were permitted to park on the grass outside the ground floor room. The WIFI worked just fine if we sat on the balcony... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just 3 star. Rooms are comfortable, linen clean basic 3 start facilities. The dust build up on the TV and air conditioner was massive, not cleaned in the last 6 months at least. Good thing the weather wasn't hot, the pool had a significant amount of leaves and rubbish in it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I would definitely go back to this spot again - it's clean, well-equiped, surrounded by greenery and close to the bay at Port Stephens (Nelson Bay), as well as a 5 minute stroll to the shops. Lots of activities, decent internet and friendly service. You can pay with bitcoin, as well as the usual cards

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have stayed at the Port Stephens Lodge many times. This is a super good quality motel and the owner Tom always welcomes his guests and takes very good care of them. The rooms have a balcony and a separate bedroom and have enough space and all modern conveniences needed (fridge/ TV). I recommend booking in advance as the place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

The Motor lodge sent in an idylic location close to the the bay area( literally a stones throw away). Had the pleasure of meeting Tom the owner, who is down to earth friendly and made one feel very welcome. The queen size bed very comfortable, rooms neat and tidy with a little balcony. Easywalk to everything or those that wish... More 

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