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Hotel Nelson (Formerly The Nelson Resort)

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Hotel Nelson is a medium sized hotel located right 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 P&R coffee, plus a steam room, gym, bocce court, BBQ's and bikes! We are a full service hotel, with rooms serviced daily, breakfast available 7 days, lunch Tuesday to Sunday and friendly hotel staff who will happily help you plan your day out in the magnificent Port Stephens!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Harbour View
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We visited here in October enroute from Sydney to Brisbane. We had a lovely bright room with a small balcony and sea views. There was a spa bathroom and a separate bedroom from the living room. It was very well equipped and comfortable. The reception staff were very friendly and
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Hotel's Favourite
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.
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Just wanted a bed for a one night stopover and this hotel fitted the bill nicely.. Location was excellent, just a few minutes walk to the Marina and centre of town. We had a room facing the street but we could not hear the traffic at all due to very effective double glazing, in
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It’s the little things that made this hotel a surprise. It started with the friendly staff who came out from behind the desk to show my husband the best places to go for a run. It looks newly renovated, and whoever was responsible for selecting the decor had exceptional taste.
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A quick little after Christmas family stay and it exceeded expectations. Family friendly, easy parking, great heated pool and the restaurant on-site is delicious. Friendly service and everything you need. Located right in the heart of Nelson Bay. Can't fault it
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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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Do you have lifts or elevators. My husband cannot climb a lot of stairs.
Yes there is a lift which was installed last year when refurbishments took place.
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Is the restaurant open all day? do you have room service?
Breakfast and lunch only. Room service dinner from the pub on the corner.
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The restaurant is at the edge of the retail/restaurant precinct and across the road from the waterfront marina. There are lovely beaches in the area, just not sure if they are right near the hotel. No lift at present but the manager told us they were getting one installed soon. However, he carried our bags up the stairs for us.
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"Our room was great for a couple..not sure if it would suit a family with children."
"Spacious, clean & modern."
"Top floor rooms might have a view on the ocean, not the ground floor ones."
"Garden Suite, large and roomy"
"There is a lift to upper floors but it stops at 8.00 pm so if you have a problem with steps be aware."
US$110 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Nelson Lodge Motel
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater NewcastlePort StephensNelson Bay
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