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Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So, we had a bad introduction, travelling from a 5-star in HongKong for 30+ hours, and a bus from Sydney, in the heat. We lumped into this resort, a very small place, late at night and freaked out at the poor wifi (for business was trying to vid-conf to US). Someone actually told us, if you wait an hour or...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a room outside pool area, well equipted with kitcennette and comfortable furnishings. Adjoins a bistro/ bar/ restaurant which was handy but average with meals and cleanliness/ neatness. An inviting lap pool and choice of 3 spas and gym. Outdoor pool inviting. Plenty of parking undercover. Visited in March, outside of school holidays-not sure if room would be suitable when...

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Ramada Shoal bay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. We do hope to see you back in the near future Regards Jacqui Lawlor

Belmont, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment overlooking the mountain and the beach. We each had our own bathroom with a small loungeroom in middle. Weird set up as the bedroom off the balcony had no bathroom, but the bedroom in the middle of the unit had a bathtub...no windows, and the other bathroom was on the left of the...

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your feedback as we seek it out to ensure we are able to listen and learn from our guests in order to keep improving. I apologise for what you experienced at Ramada Shoal Bay. Kind regards Jacqui Lawlor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a dirty dump no service in rooms ,heaps of noise from the pub next door late at night , pool was dirty, this was a great place to stay a few years ago Looks like Ramada running it into the ground

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your feedback as we seek it out to ensure we are able to listen and learn from our guests in order to keep improving. I apologise for what you experienced at Ramada Shoal Bay. Kind regards Jacqui Lawlor

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing is the proximity to the beach and the fact that there is parking available at the hotel. The spa area is also nice to visit if you have aching muscles and feel like soaking in 38 degree water. There is not much else that we found to be positive. Perhaps the worst thing was that our room...

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your feedback as we seek it out to ensure we are able to listen and learn from our guests in order to keep improving. I apologize that you were not informed about the daily servicing of rooms, we do advertise on all websites that you will receive a mid-stay clean if you are staying...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at the Ramada (as a Wyndham Guest) during April 2016 we determined to book directly this year and make the trip an annual event. Going forward this will not be happening. This year we stayed in the Barrington property, with ocean views, I had anticipated this would be nicer than the Whitesands from last year, other than great...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

When booking we didn't expect to be in a unit block two blocks back from the beach and the front of the 'resort'. To get to our room we had to walk through a back street, a car park, and two sets of stairs. Our room overlooked a very over-grown property next door and did not feel like it was...

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your feedback as we seek it out to ensure we are able to listen and learn from our guests in order to keep improving. I apologise that you were not aware of the location of the Zenith building when making a booking. We only serviced rooms for stays longer then 8 nights but we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Barrington units privately owned and it shows, has two lifts but one out of order since Xmas, the one remaining requires a 10 minute wait (if it is working, and this was off peak). Terrible, don't even think about it.

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your feedback as we seek it out to ensure we are able to listen and learn from our guests in order to keep improving. We are working closely with the strata team to make sure the lifts are operational at all times , I apologise for what you experienced. Kind regards Jacqui Lawlor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 days & 3 nights (during holy week) in our beachfront hotel. I love our hotel. It is overlooking the sea and we have a fully furnished kitchen and a jacuzzi for $580 AUD in total. Very happy. :D Carolyn

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Ramada Shoal bay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in the lovely sea view apartments we have on offer at the Ramada Shoal Bay. We do hope to see you back in the near future...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good choice at a reasonable price. The spa makes the resort - lap pool plus three pools with temperatures ranging from 23 to 38 degrees. All facilities are clean and well maintained. Cable TV would have been good.

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Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Ramada Shoal bay. We are glad that you enjoyed our heated spas and lap pool during your stay at the resort. We do hope to see you back in the near future Regards Jacqui Lawlor

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shoal Bay Resort & Spa is the ultimate beachfront Resort perfect for romantic escapes, family holidays, pamper weekends, beach getaways, weddings, special events and meetings and business. Shoal Bay lays by the entrance to Port Stephens, overlooking the white sands and the magnificent volcanic Tomaree headlands. Boasting crystal clear waterways and extensive National Park with unspoiled bushland, Shoal Bay is certainly one of New South Wales most stunning destinations. Just 2.5 hr drive north of Sydney and 30mins from Newcastle, this award winning Resort offers a diverse range of accommodation styles and options to suit a variety of budgets and can accommodate up to 700 guests. Accommodation ranges from Standard Studios through to Waterview, Beachfront and Bayview rooms with a choice of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments located across 7 accommodation buildings. The Resort features 4 restaurants including the award winning Catch at Shoal Bay, 5 bars, the iconic Country Club Hotel, Occie’s Kids Club (operating throughout NSW School Holidays periods), Shoal Bay Resort Store, Whitesands Conference Centre, an outdoor heated Resort pool with children’s wading area and complimentary secure undercover parking. Relax at the Aqua Spa wellbeing sanctuary for adults (min 16 yrs+) offering a true Thalassotherapy experience for guests through the 3 mineral spa pools and 25m heated lap pool. Take yourself on a journey to revive your mind, body and soul, indulge in a range of menu treatments that enhance the total well being and surrender to the experience of products that will relax, de-stress and energise you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

Address: 35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Shoal Bay Resort & Spa)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Shoal Bay
Price Range: $138 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ramada Resort Shoal Bay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 183
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“Pool front outside of school holidays”
dunnsk60, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the "Barrington" building on the top floor overlooking the ocean.”
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“Pay for a sea view room so you don't have to stare at a roof...”
laleone, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just needed more kitchen utensils, chopping board etc”
bron1962, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies on eastern side of hotel offer spectacular views of the Bay and ocean.”
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