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The Nelson Resort
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Nelson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 12, 2013

My first choice when travelling to Nelson Bay. Great staff, nothing is ever a trouble. Comfortable beds and THE BEST breakfast in town! Has a swimming pool and you can hire bikes if on the premises too.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

The area of Nelson bay is a little gem, and this accommodation was well placed, central to everything. Room was spotless and had recently been updated. There was a tiny kitchen area, (if needed) a seperate bedroom with a very comfortable bed. The only problem was the road noise as the small balcony overlooked the busy main road.
An excellent small cafe in the same area as reception, friendly staff.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

We stayed here for three nights in February 2013. It was really great! Nice view from the balcony, really central location, nice pool. Superb breakfast to order in the cafe. Super nice people working at the reseption. Really helpful and gave tood tips about what to do! The only think a bit negative was the the cleaning of the room was a bit so so. The room was newly renovated and in great condition but the cleaning during our stay could have been better. I would really stay here again!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Thought the hotel offered a great value - room with signed and double bed, plus fold out and kitchenette for US $110 a night. Liked the balcony even though it was on the main drag and had only a tiny bit of a view of the bay. Location was great for walking into town, or to local beaches. Office staff very friendly ad helpful. Only downsides were Internet was spotty, but we learned that was being newly installed and will hopefully provide better service soon, and only one guest washer ad dryer, so we had to wait for someone else to finish before using ourselves. Very family friendly.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

The room we had was nothing flash and not overly cheap, but we had a fabulous breakfast and it's right in the heart of Nelson Bay, so the location is great. Can highly recommend the Eggs Benedict and the pancakes were great according to my wife.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 13, 2013

My wife and 2.3y/o son stayed at the Nelson from 3 to 13 Feb 2013. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The room was clean and room rate great. The cafe attached is one of the best we have been to (we live in Melbourne, we have been to a lot). We have travelled to different parts of Australia and other countries and this is definitely one of the better places we have stayed. Highly recommend staying there! Thanks for the great holiday!!

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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Obviously a refurb of an older style 2 storey motel. Clean and tidy, pretty good refurb, rooms are a bit small, up a couple of flights of stairs (ground floor rooms available), tidy and new breakfast/coffe area, good food, good TV, helpful staff, not cheap, but not overly expensive; no complaints really. Close to pub, shops, road (very close) but no noise issues on the Saturday night we were there.

Room Tip: higher floors have bigish stairs
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Address: 3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Nelson Lodge Motel)
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
Price Range: $108 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nelson Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Nelson is a small boutique resort in the centre of all the action that make Port Stephens great. Walk to the marina, beach, shops, cafes and cinema! Plus we have a heated pool, super cool cafe with Suspension coffee, plus free tennis and sauna! ... more   less 
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