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The Nelson Resort

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(100 reviews)
“little nell”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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All reviewsgreat locationlittle nellthe cafe downstairscafe on siteheated poolgreat cafesmall kitchenetteroad noiseking roomexcellent breakfastwalking distance to everythingbottle shopfree wififamily roomcentral locationsteam roomshower head
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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed two nights, found staff pleasant, room bathroom extremely nice. Swimming pool was a highlight, heated to 31C enabled the kids to literally spend hours in the pool whilst those of us sitting on the chairs had cardigans on. Great BBQ kit provided for use...More

Thank tangled12a
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I was so impressed by the genuine welcome on checking in. The room was excellent and the location is second to none. The menu in the restaurant for lunch was extensive with daily specials. The Nelson is Right in the heart of the bay and...More

7  Thank rockriva
Reviewed 3 days ago

went out of their way to match our room requests. friendly from front desk to room servicing. can't beat the location, central to the harbour and small downtown. ample free parking and wifi. highly recommend.

Thank runiowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Again can not fault the staff or the rooms we stayed in room 38 . Nice big beds and pillows hubby again said bed was great but for it was a bit hard but that was my take on it . Bathroom was nice a...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great location, very close to Marina and town shops. A well set-up unit with microwave, cutlery, good towels etc and a lovely little balcony to sit out on a balmy evening, but... The light in the foyer/microwave area didn’t work; there was a light...More

Thank RosemaryLT
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$113 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$113 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Anna-Maria C
25 September 2016|
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Response from Rosemarie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift which was installed last year when refurbishments took place.
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Ace G
7 October 2015|
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Response from Sue G | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast and lunch only. Room service dinner from the pub on the corner.
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SGlady
7 October 2015|
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Response from wotsaheaven4 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is at the edge of the retail/restaurant precinct and across the road from the waterfront marina. There are lovely beaches in the area, just not sure if they are right near the hotel. No lift at present but... More
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Room Tips
"I love going for the higher rooms"
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"We stayed in a 1st floor room. You can just see the sea from the balcony"
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"Ask for a room on a higher level with ocean view"
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"21, 22 and 31 are spa bath rooms, 31 is my favourite ."
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