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Dorsal Boutique Hotel

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The poor old Dorsal, is in dire need of an upgrade. It is, however, in a fabulous location and the view is stunning. And that is the only nice thing I have to say. The rooms are very tired. Curtains are missing hooks, mattresses are too old, rooms are in need of new furniture and a good paint. The TV...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Apart from the location, this hotel has nothing going for it. Staff mediocre, room bland, carpet badly stained and unpleasant drain smell in bathroom. Restaurant in the building is run as a completely separate business so no room chargeback - then they don't take Amex! Advertised free wifi - which was true if a wifi connection that has 1 bar...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me for our one year wedding anniversary to come and stay at the dorsal as we have been wanting to stay here for quite some time. He requested that we have the best room in the hotel view wise which is what we definitely got. We stayed in room 502 which has a beautiful view of Forster...

Karratha, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed here for two nights. Lovely view of beach/ocean pool across the road. Good location, suited our needs. Restaurant downstairs but we did not use, wanted to venture out for breakfast and dinners. Popped out to get some Chinese for dinner (shops very close by - 10min walk) and surprised kitchenette did not have cutlery. Lucky kitchenette had teaspoons...

Gloucester, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel was clean, service was nice, view was great and the restaurant was perfect. The room decor was disappointing, no pictures and very bland, no little bottles of shampoo etc and bad coffee, great for an overnight stay but wouldn't like to stay longer due lack of anything much in the room.

Sydney
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Thought I'd spend the night in Forster and enjoy the hot weather. On the site the rooms looked nice. A standard room at $200 should have been of high quality (as my recent European trip). A large unfeeling badly decorated room with horrid commercial carpet. A most basic bathroom. A total disgrace. Clean of course. I stayed in pensiones (ex...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The Dorsal is nicely situated directly across the road from the main beach and ocean pool, with good views from the higher floors. The room itself is however poorly appointed, and lacks any sort of cutlery, crockery, toaster etc. with the exception of a couple of mugs and glasses. The room was clean and tidy. This hotel is fine for...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second stay at the Dorsal and it was incredible as always, we stayed in room 501 the view was breathtaking, room clean, bed comfortable We are locals but love to stay here for a getaway when we need a break.

Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in a deluxe beach front room for our 10th anniversary and were very happy with our room. Comfy kind size bed and a view second to none. Our second stay at the Dorsal and we will definitely be back!

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had great view looking over the ocean pool -the beds are comfortable and roomy shower - the disappointment here is they supply a nice balcony , so we arrived with cheese biscuits fruit to enjoy a platter , the kitchenette has a kettle 3 cups and 3 spoons and a bar fridge - 2 large empty draws -so we...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dorsal Boutique Hotel

Address: 1 West St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range: €143 - €217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Dorsal Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“rooms facing the sea give great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Notnats6, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a good view but you may battle with rusty sliding doors”
 of 5 bubbles 86garryw, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view..you may spot some whales”
 of 5 bubbles PJay2412, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ocean views from the top floor are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles fooey1960, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“higher floor facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 566Judy13, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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