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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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  • 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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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Woy Woy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My name is Dave and I have stayed at this Hotel for many years. Each year I travel up from the central Coast and stay overnight before going to the Scottish Clans Gathering at Nelson Bay. Tom, the Manager of this Motel is very friendly and accommodating. The Motel is beautiful and clean and the bed is a dream to... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Tom was so welcoming and accommodating that we extended our stay. Rooms were well appointed with a very comfortable bed. An easy walk puts you on the harbour. If it wasn't so far from England we would be regular guests.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

No servicing if room with our 3night stay , so no fresh towels , wifi does not work , bad traffic noise, mould in the shower , hot breakfast was cold when delivered , no cover over food. Tom is a nice man but that does not excuse poor service

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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Port Stephens Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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