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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stayed 2 nights at The Nelson Resort in April & loved it! The room was larger than I was expecting, very nice & spacious. Beds were extremely comfortable, great for a sleep in. Room was really neat & clean & had been very tastefully renovated & the bathroom products smelt beautiful. The resort was in a great location, a...

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Sydney
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We have arranged to arrive about noon and the reception gave us our Bayview King deluxe room. 5 minute in the room, we started hearing drilling and hammering downstairs. I wasn't impressed at all. We decided to have lunch and hoping by that time we came back the noise have stop. We back about 2pm and the renovation downstairs still...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I stayed a night here. A very nice experience. Emma at reception was lovely. The room was freshly decorated. The double glazing kept any noise out. Very comfortable bed etc We loved it and would not hesitate in recommend this place to our friends. Right close to the marina and all other amenities. WIFI was a bit...

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Mandurah
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We are doing a 3 week east coast trip and so far this has been our fav hotel. It's newly renovated. We had a spa room facing the marina. Large room and very nicely decorated. Even get arnotts biscuits to eat with your tea 😊 Great location and free parking. The cafe downstairs is amazing. Pool was lovely and warm

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Japan
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stayed 6 nights and loved it - hope to come back again. Location was fab, so close to the marina and shops, and a secret short cut to the supermarket made things so easy! The room was spacious enough for 4, beds super comfy and clean, the windows were double doors which removed traffic noise and kept the room...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Desk staff very friendly Room was nice and bright plenty of space for a couple loved the king bed selection of new magazines clean bathroom Had breakfast in coffee shop attached to resort was brilliant

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London
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at the Nelson Resort and were surprised at the quality and luxury of the rooms! It was spotless and comfortable, the room had everything we could have needed and we loved the free toiletries. The location was perfect for our whale watching tour as well as for the seabreeze hotel restaurant! The only negative was the...

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Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at The Nelson for its accommodation and its good customer service generally. I would recommend it, actually. Nice rooms and a very pleasant place to stay - quite close to the water! But I recently stayed 2 nights at The Nelson for business. And unfortunately for the duration of my stay, the free/complimentary Wi-Fi was non-existent....

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Singapore
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stayed here a year ago and it exceeded our expectations. Same sentiments a year later. This time, we had a room with 2 double beds. Bed is extremely comfortable and the room is well appointed. Water pressure in the shower is fantastic as usual and basic amenities provided. We were given a room at the ground floor which did made...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights here and it was a treat. Staff were friendly and well informed. We stayed in room 31 which has sea views and double glass doors which kept out all traffic noise. The spa bath had good powerful jets and was most welcome after a day of whale watching. Little Nels downstairs provides scrumptious breakfast and lunch (coffee...

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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
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  • 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: $160 - $253 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
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