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    The Nelson Resort

    3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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          Overview
          • Excellent47%
          • Very good41%
          • Average9%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
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          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
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          Private Balcony
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          Reviewed 16 July 2016

          A 3 hour drive from Sydney, Port Stephens is a great location for a quick impromptu getaway. We found The Nelson Resort on the web, lucky to get a booking (maybe being Monday) and we were thrilled - great central location (a 1 min walk...More

          Thank Subhro G
          Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

          Value for money hotel in a very central location. Walking distance from a variety of restaurants and activities. Rooms a clean and up to date. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. They were very helpful in suggesting nice places to eat and general information about...More

          Thank C C
          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...More

          Thank Amanda G
          Reviewed 11 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...More

          1  Thank SanshineSydney
          Reviewed 10 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...More

          Thank Mattoboy
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$88 - US$151 (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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          • Location
          • 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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          Traveller (141)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Anna-Maria C
          Do you have lifts or elevators. My husband cannot climb a lot of stairs.
          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
          Is the restaurant open all day? do you have room service?
          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
          Hi, Is the property walking distance to the beach and shopping centre? Are there lifts in the property?
          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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          "Ask for a roo with a view of the ocean"
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          "family deluxe 👍"
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          "Rooms at the front on Government St could be a bit noisy, if you have the dbl glazed doors open to the balcony"
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          "Better view at higher level"
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