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4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I won't book at an Oaks again. The room booked was for one king we got two singles pushed together leaving us with sore backs. The shower didn't drain properly and left the bathroom very wet and cold.

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your feedback with regard to your recent stay with us at Oaks Lure Apartments. It is disappointing to hear that your found your room to be unsatisfactory. All hotels rooms are equipped with a King split bed to enable flexibility for guests with different bedding requirements. We do offer 1bd apartments with queen ensembles which you... More

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were very disappointed with our stay. No warning about the 14 steps to the unit and with our large bags we struggled. The balconies are very small, cold and with really uncomfortable furniture. Even though we asked for water views we were lucky to catch a glimpse. The bed is rock hard and we fought over the 3 lumpy... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thankyou for choosing to stay with Oaks Lure Apartments during your recent visit to Nelson Bay. We appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback. Our building is designed with most rooms containing stairs however we can provide alternate arrangements should this prove too difficult for guests. We would have been more than happy to assist you with any... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Booked online as a decent price compared to others. Pleasant surprise to walk into a very clean, very spacious hotel room. King size bed, clean crisp linen, not to overdone with furnishings etc. very clean modern bathroom. Hot water for the s shower could have been hotter though . Tea and coffee facilities with a microwave . The room didn't... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback regarding your recent stay with us. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed your hotel room and its inclusions. Its so pleasing to know that you found our property and front office staff so welcoming and helpful throughout your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again the next time you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My wife and i stayed for 6 nights over last new year. It was peak period and busy time but the place coped quite well. Rook was good sixe and location is just 2 blocks form the beach, 1 block formColes , restaurants and bottlo. Pool area looked good although i didn't use it. We were a little suprpised there... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback regarding your recent stay in Nelson Bay and with Oaks Lure Apartments. It is wonderful to hear that you made the most of our great central location and the features it has to offer. As Oaks Lure is a serviced apartment style accommodation provider, we offer our guests some alternate rate packages to select from at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Hats off to Oaks Lure...awesome check in, free upgraded room with a private courtyard and a late check out too. The studio was very clean and well presentable...tho the freezer needs to be defrosted more regularly. Can't fault our stay...fantastic getaway for the night :)

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. it is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It is terrific to see that you were pleased with the room you stayed in and will be sure to pass on your positive feedback to our housekeeping team. I am delighted to hear that the late check our allowed you... More

Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We booked online which was easy. When we arrived we were welcomed and up-graded, which we didn't expect! Off-street parking was appreciated and easy. The apartment was spacious, clean and smic. Excellent facilities for our stay. We loved the extra room in the kitchen,dining and living areas. Convenient to shops, marina and walks. We walked our legs off. When it... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback with regard to your recent stay with us at Oaks Lure Apartments. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful time during your stay in Nelson Bay. We do aim to add a little extra touch to special occasion stays and it is lovely to hear that you found your room comfortable... More

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25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed at the Oaks Lure in a 2 bedroom apartment with 4 adults. When I booked I called to see if they apartment can comfortably cater for 4 adults and was assured it would. The website showed lounges and outdoor seating for 4 people. Upon check in we found lounges for 3 people and outdoor seating for 2. Other... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights at the end of April. The room was quite nice except stains and bloods on curtain. The bed was very very uncomfortable. It was 2 single beds joined together. Staffs were polite. Pool area looked nice however it seems like no one ever use it. The most annoying thing was the super thin wall.... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback with regard to your recent stay with us at Oaks Lure Apartments. We are pleased to hear that you were impressed with your room during your stay at Oaks Lure. We understand your concern with the staining you noticed on the curtains, we do apologize for this oversight and can assure you that the curtains... More

Avoca Beach, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Oaks Lure for four nights and not a day went by without us spending half an hour at reception. We had three keys not work one of which had us locked outside the building for half an hour. Our lock to the room we were staying in was broken when we arrived. The shower... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valued feedback. I regret the inconveniance caused to you with regard to your door lock not operating correctly upon your arrival to our property. The locks are operated with battery power and do not give warning prior to replacement being required. I do understand that the front... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed here the weekend when Port Stephens suffered bad storms and terrible damage. The town of Nelson Bay was in blackout for almost 15 Hours. We were at the hotel when the storm hit and the alarms went off asking us to evacuate, which was a false alarm the hotel was absolute chaos as none of the guest knew... More

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OaksLure, Manager at Oaks Lure, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I most certainly understand that the night of the storm was indeed a bad experience for all involved. At the time of the power outage occuring it was normal procedure for the fire alarm to announce an emergency evacuation in the building, this is required by law and... More

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Address: 20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
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Hotel Class:4 star — Oaks Lure 4*
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Oaks Lure Apartments, in beautiful Nelson Bay, is just a short walk to the marina, restaurants and boutiques, golf courses and sporting clubs. Nelson Bay is a delightful town blessed with un-spoilt waterways, natural wonders and a captivating history. Oaks Lure Apartments is the ultimate base to explore the region.Guests can relax in style and comfort at Oaks Lure with hotels rooms, one and two bedroom apartments with generous living spaces that boast full kitchen facilities with microwave and dishwasher. ... more   less 
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