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Peninsula Nelson Bay

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   52 Shoal Bay Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Peninsula Motor Inn)
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Ranked #11 of 15 hotels in Nelson Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I have stayed here many times, and am impressed at the hard work that's been put into the motel, gardens, restuarant , bar and menus.. From the recent managers, and huge clean up, that had been unattended for quite a while, over a year or more.. New curtains in the rooms make a world of difference.. And once the busy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here a year ago at the same time over Xmas break & were pleasantly impressed with the service & standard of our room. This year however under new management & owners it was rather disappointing. Our room was poorly maintained with no access to the balcony. The bathroom was old and tatty with a huge hole in the... More

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ThePeninsula1, Manager at Peninsula Nelson Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Alidews1, The Peninsula" was" looking very tired and neglected, It is currently going through a transformation to freshen it up. The new management took over from the past managers only a few weeks before your stay, the neglect you saw was the fall out from the previous owner / managers that you had such a good... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you are looking out with a budget stay at nelson bay and wish to make your own food to save some bucks, this is a good place to catch! nothing fancy just simple and sweet with parking space and cooking facilities and most imp v ery close to the beach

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised with this "Budget" motel, rooms were clean and well maintained. Coffee, tea, milk and a kettle were all supplied in the room. Along with basic toiletries. TV a bit small but had plenty of cable channels including a movies, History ect. Well located for the Diggers (RSL) Club which has good meals and drinks at great... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The receptionist / owner? is very rude, bad attitude. The room is very dirty and very 'smelly'. When we went to the room, we flushed the toilet and found that it did not work properly. We tried to call reception, nobody picked up the phone. There is no internet service. Swimming pool is very dirty. Nobody can help at all.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The Family took a 3 night stay in October 2013. Stayed in a Peninsula palms three bedroom. excellent value for money for a family of 5, accommodation was wonderful very clean, comfortable relaxing and very easy walk across the road to the Main Hotel for a lovely swim in a very well maintained Pool. With very friendly Staff to assist... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Improvement by New Managers, lovely young couple, have great manners, helpful and looks like they know how to run a clean ship.. Rooms are on the improve, gardens look like they getting some TLC.. They have alot energy about them!!! Happy stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Booked in to their 2 star rooms expecting something awful but was pleasantly surprised when the room was spacious & clean, the bed was comfortable & the air conditioner worked. So much better than another place we have stayed for similar money (Formule 1) with a nice roomy shower and great water pressure. Will stay again if we go to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Booked a last minute stay at the Peninsula for $90 a night. I expected a very basic room, with not much at all to offer.. Pulled in and was pleasantly surprised as how detailed, well kept and large The Penninsula is! The reception arranged for our key to be kept in a lock box, which was central and easy to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stayed here on easter weekend and paid double for an 'executive room' which really wasn't anything special at all so I would shudder to think what the basic rooms are like. The bed was so bouncy and every move was felt and was like a bouncy castle! The balcony was about 2 foot wide and isn't really what I would... More

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Address: 52 Shoal Bay Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Peninsula Motor Inn)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Peninsula Nelson Bay 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Nelson Bay Peninsula
Peninsula Nelson Bay Port Stephens

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