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The Nelson Resort
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Nelson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 1 night at the Nelson Resort. The staff in the Little Nels cafe attached to the hotel are very friendly and the food and coffee is excellent. This is a great location within walking distance to the docks. I would recommend.

Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
Thank Nathan R
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

We stayed at the Nelson Resort in Nelson Bay. Our room was nice and clean. It had a balcony with a view onto Nelson Bay and the Bay. The bed was good and the room was well equipped. The staff was very firendly. Since we booked over the Internet, the rate was good too. Excellent value and thus highly recommendable.

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
Thank TightLoops
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

I loved staying at The Nelson! Debbie in reception was very friendly and helpful with what to do, where to go and where to eat in Nelson Bay. The room was clean, modern and sjmply beautiful with a lovely bathroom and a very comfortable bed. The location was great as everything was in walking distance and the facilities such as the pool were excellent. I will definitely stay here again and highly recommend!

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Thank Shanna623
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were made to feel very welcome at check in. The room was well equipped and the bed comfortable. Room was clean. The resort appears to have been recently renovated.
The location is fantastic - across the road from the marina with plenty of eateries.
We would definitely come back.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank jayvee1
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Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

This is the second time my partner and I have stayed at The Nelson Resort (about a year and a half between each stay) and both times the ladies in reception were fantastic. Very helpful with the area and what to do during our stay and when we went to check in this time we had to wait 10mins for our room to be ready (which I was happy to do anyway, it's only 10mins) but they offered us a free drink at the little cafe in the resort. Just because we had to wait 10mins. I couldn't believe this. It was such a nice surprise. How lovely is that? The location is closer than close to everything, the mariner is right across the road about 2 min walk. Shops with nice cafes etc are just around the corner. I will definitely stay here everytime we go up to Nelson Bay.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
Thank julzie8
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Reviewed March 22, 2014

Stayed here recently for a work trip, and was impressed. Clean, well-presented hotel, close to the main shopping strip and Marina restaurants in Nelson Bay. Loved the fact that each room had a balcony, and that the standard room came with microwave, electric frying pan and a cupboard full of crockery, as well as generous portions of tea / coffee / sugar. Certainly would make life easier if you were holidaying with young children. Breakfast menu at reception was excellent - the natural museli and the big healthy breakfast come highly recommended.

The main road is quite noisy and the rooms don't have double glazing, so if you're a light sleeper, ask for a room at the back of the hotel.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Thank TMD16
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Our night at The Nelson Resort was lovely.
The check in was quick with nice friendly staff.
The room was great with gorgeous views to the marina.
The bed and pillow were perfect for a great nights rest.
Will stay here again next at beautiful Nelson Bay

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank ddh04
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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: $112 - $219 (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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