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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This motel has recently been refurbished and very nicely done. From reception to departure was excellent. The staff are delightful. The venue is well located only a couple of minutes to the heart of town and the Marina with heaps of shopping and eating available on the waterfront. Parking is outdoors and on a come and go basis. No allocation....

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We've been staying for a few days and have a couple to go, and have found everyone to be really friendly. Any request that we've had has been met with complete ease. Nothing seems too difficult. Great location, with cafes and restaurants within walking distance. The little nel cafe was a great experience also. Awesome shower and good sized bedroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a resort. No service for 4 star prices. The staff were very nice which made it pleasant. The bathroom was dirty. Not cleaned while I was there. There were dead flies rust and mould down the side of the shower. They changed the sheets and towels every day but didn't clean the room. The room smelt damp and...

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Thank Beth C
Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a 3 night stay at The Nelson Resort and found it pleasant enough, however I'll get this out of the way first. In my opinion, it is not a resort.. at least not in my understanding of resorts. It is, however, a very pleasant motel, with an incredibly comfortable bed and a nice pool area. Lots of concrete...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stays at Nelson Resort in Jan. Has been updated and now has a cafe open for breakfast and lunch. Just a walk to the marina and shops. Swimming pool had good use Would go back again Found the front rooms rather noisy but in all a great place to stay

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Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly helpful staff, room smaller than expected from photos, sofa bed when open touches the wall in lounge room.Lounge room TV was a little small for the room. Very hot in the bathroom windows with no blinds constantly facing the sun during the day very bright. Air conditioning could not cope with the heat- underpowered... Location was very good walk...

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1Thank Paul G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

great location near the shops and harbour. Very clean. We had a nice 2 bedroom suite that was light and airy. Good cafe downstairs for breakfast. Location the best thing about it. Can walk anywhere from this accommodation.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pleasant accommodation, with a great bed and double glazed windows to keep out traffic noise.Nice little cafe downstairs with good coffee.Parking and a pool on site. The rooms could do with a little more flair.

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Thank AndyG90
Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Nelson Resort was comfortable. The staff were friendly. We did not notice road noise through the night. The room was standard. A number of decent restaurants are located nearby. Woolworths, the marina, the beach and a cinema are all within walking distance. We recommend the cafe attached to the building for breakfast.

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1Thank KruegsAust
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my partner for a single night and it was great. We really wished we had booked more nights (a sign of a good place). Had a nice view of the bay on our little balcony. The swimming pool was a nice inclusion. Very nice steam room as well. The location is it's selling point. Right near...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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 

Additional Information about The Nelson Resort

Address: 3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Nelson Lodge Motel)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: RM502 - RM795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nelson Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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The Nelson Resort Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, Australia
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
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