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    The Nelson Resort

    3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
    011 61 2 4046 7800
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    Reviewed 25 November 2016

    Located close to CBD,this airconditioned centre is at present undergoin renovatios...The room was very clean & airy..the bed very comfortable..Tea/coffee facilities & a small fridge,microwave,toaster & electric frypan,cutlery,crockery etc.The bathroom is large & the toiletries are of good quality..The spa bath/shower could be a bit...More

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    Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights last weekend in Room 22 a King Spa One Bedroom Apartment. Check in was easy and Emma on reception was lovely, friendly and helpful. Room has a small balcony above the cafe Little Nel's with Bay views. Great bathroom,...More

    1  Thank MDN333
    Reviewed 24 November 2016

    We stayed here for one night, on our way back to Brisbane. It looked like the place was just finishing its renovation, as there was a fair bit of work still going on! The pool was loveley, and the views spectacular. Overall for one night...More

    Thank QPRMARK
    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    The Nelson Resort is in a really good central location. Rooms are clean and beds are comfortable. The pool is really clean and a great size. Overall a very reliable place to stay whether it be with family or on your own. Definitely recommend to...More

    Thank niksmi
    Reviewed 21 November 2016

    Stayed here for one night... arrive at around 8.30 to find reception shut so had to call a number to get keys from a lock safe. Room was large and spacious with a comfy bed however poor bathroom lighting. As mentioned this is a renovated...More

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    About
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    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
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$127 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
    • #3 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Greater Newcastle >
    • Port Stephens >
    • Nelson Bay
    • Also Known As
    • The Nelson Resort Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, Australia
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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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    "no views of the water since it is blocked by taller buildings"
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    "Great location to leave your car and walk to the Marian and town centre."
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    "Don't take Room 15, this is the one with old furniture and no power outlets"
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    "Ask for a roo with a view of the ocean"
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