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    Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

    35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    this is very convenient, nice and clean. Some parts a bit aged and needs refurbishing like the lifts which both were out of order at one stage but one fixed quickly. Spas were not heating properly though thankfully one was working ok though not 38*....More

    Thank polleys5
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The room was good sized with kitchenette laundry overlooking beach but there were issues. The mattress was very hard and not comfortable at all. One of the bedside lamps was missing a bulb and this was mentioned to staff who removed the lamp and did...More

    1  Thank Denjudfi
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    View & location is what you pay for however still feel it was very overpriced for what it was. The rooms and hotel definitely need a facelift. The room was large in size but very bare and the vent in bathroom is beyond dirty. It...More

    Thank Lise025
    Response from Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal BayResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review of Ramada Shoal Bay. I am sorry to hear that you found the hotel tired, I have passed on your feedback to the housekeeping team. Should you want to discuss your stay further please feel free to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The furniture was very worn and some was also dirty, there was a strong smell of dust which led to a severe allergic reaction. The view was great but not really worth the money. Street front rooms best if you have mobility issues.More

    Thank val2410
    Response from Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal BayResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay at Ramada Shoal Bay. I am sorry to hear that your experience was below average. We hope that if you are ever visiting Shoal Bay again in the future you will give us...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were pleasantly surprised with this hotel in July. We are Wyndham members and booked a room in January . Shoal Bay is a beautiful place with Mount Tomaree National Park on the doorstep. It was quiet and sunny and we enjoyed the solitude of...More

    Thank 198judy
    Response from Ramada S, Front Office Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal BayResponded 1 week ago

    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 have shared your comments with our team. The Ramada at Shoal Bay is a mixed property with clubs...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 183
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    • Port Stephens >
    • Shoal Bay
    • Also Known As
    • Shoal Bay Hotel Shoal Bay
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    Keven O
    28 January 2017|
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    Response from 64Travellerone | Reviewed this property |
    Some rooms have laundries. No they are in the room. We had a grand room
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    4 May 2016|
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    Response from Jo L | Reviewed this property |
    Reception is 24 hours
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    9 April 2016|
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    Response from Lynne690 | Reviewed this property |
    There are spa pools beside the lap pool. There was no beauty treatment or spa treatments there in February when we were there.
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    "from the Barrington section a bit of a walk to reception when you haven't got good legs. looking over..."
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    "There are many rooms with views so just ask if you want one (for a price of course)."
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