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Bannisters by the sea

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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sydney
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We spent a celebratory weekend here, like so many other couples! We had a terrace suite which had lovely terraces overlooking both beaches but I think it must have been a conference room or something beforehand. The carpet was very badly stained and the fixtures were very cheap and if the weather hadn't been perfect I think we would have...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just had 2 nights in a Ocean Deluxe room (24) on the second floor. The room itself was nice and cosy but not really what I was expecting for the price. The bathroom was nice but quite small. The towels are big and fluffy and the toiletries are really nice (especially body wash). I did happen to look into...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled down go Bannisters by the Sea last weekend for our Anniversary expecting an amazing hotel. The rooms were small and we were on ground floor we could hear every steps, banging and chairs moving from above rooms. Walls thin and more like a motel! Our room was just above pool where the maintenance men stopped to chat at 7am...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't reccomend this place enough from check in to check out the place is faultless. Undoubtedly the best accomodation on the south coast with a restaurant to match. The hotel is ideally situated close to the centre of town featuring a perfect infinity pool. Worth every cent.

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Thank Pamela F
Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

High praise indeed Pamela F, thank you so much! Our team at Bannisters by the Sea & Rick Stein at Bannisters are so passionate about their work that it's just wonderful to hear when our guests get so much enjoyment from a stay with us. Nothing better than a cocktail by the infinity pool either! Thank you for sharing your...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the collette dinnigan suite and were surrounded by all things gorgeous and slept with the sound of the waves. the food was divine at the Rick Stein restaurant. we stayed two nights and ate like kings then walked it all off on that beautiful beach. movies in bed. tea on the balcony. lunch by the pool. Aperol spritzers....

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Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

What a terrific review EafromSydney, thank you for sharing it with us! It’s great to hear you enjoyed your experience in one of our Collette Dinnigan suites. I agree, we are so lucky to have those amazing views and the sound of wave lapping at the rocks to lull us to sleep each night. Sounds like you enjoyed the best...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bannisters for two nights and we had room 30. A suite that's located on the end (photos attached). The staff were very friendly and the room was really well appointed and had been renovated. The aircon didn't work that well and when we went and saw them they were right onto it. They brought up a portable...

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Thank Adrian N
Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and thoughtful feedback Adrian N. I am so pleased you enjoyed one of our Collette Dinnigan Suites! With the most amazing ocean views, 30 is one of my favourite rooms! I hope we can have you back to join us again soon. Kind regards, Rupert Sakora General Manager

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a weekend at Bannisters by the Sea in a luxury suite. The hotel itself is in a spectacular seaside location and the views are exceptional, especially from our balcony. The grounds and pool area are good and well maintained. Plenty of parking. The room itself was well appointed and the bath/shower very good. Plenty of room in the...

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Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Dear NealeAu, It's great to see you enjoyed our beautiful surrounds, the rooms and the experience in our outlets. I believe your feedback regarding the noise relates to an event that I have had similar feedback about so our sincere apologies for this during your stay. It certainly isn't a regular occurrence and given the feedback we will certainly be...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights with another couple last week. Firstly I want to make it clear that I love this resort and if it wasn't for the fact that we live in Western Australia we would be back for another stay. The pool area and bar are beautiful areas to linger around. Being from out of state and...

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Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Dear Jensouth, We take all feedback very seriously and will look at the specific points your mentioned regarding the condition of the room you stayed in and rectify as soon as possible. I think most disappointing is the poor communication on our part which we will address. It's clear we didn't meet your expectation on this occasion. Its encouraging and...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We left Sydney mid afternoon bound for a sit in weekend traffic heading south as one expects.About 15 minutes from Bannisters we received a "where are you are ?you ok ?Still coming?".... call from reception which I thought was quite attentive and good practice. Once unpacked and sorted in our room with ocean front position we went exploring as its...

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Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Dear Panheadpete1953, What a lovely and thoughtful review. Thanks for bringing attention to the check in call from reception and for your comments about the great food and service in the restaurant. The team do care and make every effort to deliver on expectation. It seems we do have areas to work on and your gracious feedback will be used...

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights. Saturday very noisy as our room was above the pool and a wedding party was going on. Expensive but not sure it was worth it. Restaurant ok. Service was excellent and had a nice meal but not spectacular.

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Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Dear Jenny H, It sounds like we didn't live up to your expectation on this occasion. It's a shame that our other guests noise affected your experience in the room - that is something we will address with future groups around our pool. Our ethos in Rick Stein is 'fresh fish cooked simply' and we really try to do honour...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in 1970s as a seaside motel, a succession of upgrades and refurbishments now sees our accommodation offering 4.5 star rooms with panoramic ocean views and private balconies. We offer a choice of ocean deluxe, spa rooms, luxury suites, jacuzzi decks and penthouses as well as Rick Stein at Bannisters restaurant, a pizza bar and rejuvenating day spa. With close proximity to local surf beaches, Bannisters makes an excellent choice for your coastal retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bannisters by the sea

Address: 191 Mitchell Parade, Mollymook, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2539, Australia (Formerly Bannisters Point Lodge)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Shoalhaven > Mollymook
Price Range: RM1,044 - RM1,405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bannisters by the sea 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Top floors if you feel you must experience this place.”
heyjude2014, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“book a bigger room. i had heard that the basic rooms weren't that good, but its all so lovely, perhaps they are fine.”
eafromsydney, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 30 is pretty good”
874adriann, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a room away from the pool bar.”
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NealeAu, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book an ocean front room if you like the sound of the sea crashing and lulling you to sleep”
Panheadpete1953, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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