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The Port Stephens Motor Lodge

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   44 Mangus St | Corner of Fingal Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 15 hotels in Nelson Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014
graham8016 Sydney, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

We drove from Sydney to this hotel and arrived at midnight last night. Despite assurances that the owner would leave the keys in a box near reception for us, there were no keys. We tried calling him numerous times but he did not answer. There were no other available hotels in the Nelson Bay region due to it being a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We stayed there for one night, Tom the host was very accommodating with every request. The rooms are a good size and exceptionally clean. Well situated away from the hustle and bustle but only a short stroll away

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We stayed here for one night when visiting Nelson Bay two years ago & were so delighted with this nice little motel that we have returned again. Tom, the Proprietor is truly one of the friendliest & most helpful person we have encountered in our travels. Well done Tom! You are a "Gem". We were really impressed with the cleanliness... More

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Blackpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We booked three rooms at the motor lodge, very well located for restaurants etc. the accommodation is fine just what we wanted for our overnight stay. Tom catered for our needs and gave the young adults their own room rather than an extra bed to make a family room, nice touch. Tom is the perfect host and we had a... More

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Wyong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We found this motel to have very clean rooms though a bit dated, comfortable bed and a 10 minute walk into town or the marina. The host was very pleasant and friendly and gave us a good deal when we asked if we could stay an extra night. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The friendly staff made us feel very welcome, and obviously care about this motel as there were nice decorate touches in the rooms. The rooms were a bit run down, but clean, and had nice balconies overlooking the park next door. Its' in a great location close to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

It is very well located, just a short walk to the sea and the shops, and there is a nice spot for a bbq, which is handy if you are in a group. There is plenty of parking on site and the staff are very helpful.

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hobart
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This is a delightful motel situated so close to the harbour. The host is warm and engaging, and gives great travel advice. We love the garden setting and the little touches which render the place comfortable. Very good value for money, especially in the off peak season.

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Balranald, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband and I found this little motel tucked away from the noise, hustle and bustle of Nelson Bay, quite by accident. We are so glad we did. The rooms were clean, comfortable - the bed was wonderful- and very tastefully decorated. It was the attention to detail in the décor which made us feel so much at home. The... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The owner was so kind and helpful. The units were very clean and tidy and the shower had great pressure! We were travelling with our teenage kids and we were given such a great rate for two rooms and the kids really enjoyed the WiFi.

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Also Known As:
The Port Stephens Hotel
The Port Stephens Motor Lodge Nelson Bay
Address: 44 Mangus St | Corner of Fingal Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #6 of 15 hotels in Nelson Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Port Stephens Motor Lodge 3*
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