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The Nelson Resort

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  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delightful and intimate stay again. We stayed here during the inaugural running of the final round of the Supercar series at Newcastle. Dailey shuttles took the worry of travel and parking. At night we had an incredibly comfy place to recharge, close...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I was so impressed by the genuine welcome on checking in. The room was excellent and the location is second to none. The menu in the restaurant for lunch was extensive with daily specials. The Nelson is Right in the heart of the bay and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quiet, comfy room. Nice balcony and a view of the harbour.. Parking is not allocated but there is enough. The pool area is good and great for kids. There are loads of good beaches and water sports nearby. Eating at Bubs (on...More

Thank 1_JON_1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were allocated room 22, which was of a good size (lounge/kitchen bedroom large bathroom) and the bed was very comfortable. The bath was actually a spa-bath, which we did not use, with the shower located in the middle from the ceiling. Frankly this is...More

Thank AGEDNOMAD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 3 night stay at The Nelson, rooms are small but clean with a microwave/ kettle/fridge you can’t get a better location for access to Dutchman’s beach, a lovely walk along the footpath through the trees and 2 minute walk to all the...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$99 - US$234 (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
US$99 - US$234 (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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Anna-Maria C
26 September 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
8 October 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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SGlady
7 October 2015|
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Response from wotsaheaven4 | Reviewed this property |
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... More
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"All rooms accessed via elevator"
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"Ask for a view of the sea."
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"My only issue was that it didn't have a bath but that was because the rooms with a bath had been booked..."
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"Top floor would have the best views, we were on the 1st level and still had views of the water."
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