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Hotel Nelson (Formerly The Nelson Resort)

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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“great location”(101 reviews)
“little nell”(8 reviews)
“cafe on site”(6 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsgreat locationlittle nellcafe on siteheated poolcafe attachedroad noisegreat cafesmall kitchenettewalking distance to everythingbottle shopfree wififamily roomcentral locationroom was spaciousshower headdown stairsshops and restaurants
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite the perfect accomodation for a short term stay in Nelson bay. Apart from a great price and incredible location, the hotel is very clean and tidy. The beds are comfortable, the rooms spacious and you get quite the good view from your...More

Thank Christian L
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Great location with modern rooms, some with views. Fantastic cafe and the staff are amazing, especially Emma. If you are visiting Port Stephens and want to be amongst it all this is the place to stay. Will be back.

Thank 846travelbuddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed 4-5 times before. For me I noticed the upgrades and changes to the reception, car park, swimming pool area, rooms etc - all making the Nelson a good place to stay. They are certainly adding value and modernising all the areas. Guest...More

Thank Paulio911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room had been recently renovated. What a great job! It was light and airy. I loved that there were plenty of power points, including points for recharging phones. There was also the possibility to connect a phone to the clock radio. Toiletries were luxurious...More

Thank Meg D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our drive up from Sydney to Port Macquarie and it was absolutely perfect. On arrival, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was beautiful with two large beds, a small dining area and a kitchenette. The...More

Thank Kylie24
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$98 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$98 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (151)
Room & Suite (124)
Dining (12)
Pool & Beach (5)
Amenities (15)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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JuttaJumbuck
June 16, 2018|
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Response from bassetlaw32000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Nothing to add...all been covered! If you haven't been before, the hotel is very central to all amenities.
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Anna-Maria C
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Rosemarie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift which was installed last year when refurbishments took place.
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Ace G
October 7, 2015|
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Response from Sue G | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast and lunch only. Room service dinner from the pub on the corner.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a renovated room with a view of the sea."
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"The top rooms have the best view."
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"The hotel is undergoing refurbishment so check to make sure your room has been refurbished."
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"I love going for the higher rooms"
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