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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical motel from the1980's. Room was large enough and clean. Fairly basic though. It was a short walk to the hotel where you can get a good meal. Wi-fi was pathetic. No one on site to ask why we could not log onto the Wi-fi with the pass word. Not good enough in this age of wi-fi.

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Dubbo, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great small motel as in not a lot of rooms but rooms were big and comfortable, along with being clean and a minibar that wasn't expensive (no alcohol). We arrived late into town and called them at 11.30pm and it was no trouble to accommodate us. Friendly staff and not beach front but great for an overnight stay that didn't...

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Thank tripreviewer149
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Initially going to stay here 2 nights, but tagged on an extra night as Nelson's Bay is a lovely resort. The motel was very clean and the owner very helpful. It's within walking distance of the harbour, shops and lots of lovely restaurants. Ideal parking right outside your room door, free wifi and dvds. Good value for money.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Accommodation, although a bit dated and tired, was clean and we felt welcome. Great location. Right on the marina. Fantastic restaurant choice. Nice walks and surrounded by beautiful beaches. A couple of spectacular lookout points

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Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Thank you to TripAdvisor reviewers for pointing us in the direction of the Central Motel. It was everything we needed for our 2 night stay in Nelson Bay. Very convenient for the restaurants and bars at the Marina and CBD, friendly reception, comfortable bed, effective air-con (it was a 37 degree weekend), cooling pool and 600 metres to Dutchies Beach...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Was the only place that I could find available so was a bit unsure of what the motel was actually like as all other places were fully booked. The photos do not do the place justice!! Very clean, spacious, beds were comfortable and our room had everything that we needed. The pool was private and clean - very inviting on...

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Thank alisonharker
Kiama, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stayed in Nelson Bay early January in the peak of their holiday season and we were lucky enough to stumble across The Central Motel via trip advisor. The owners are friendly and polite and extremely keen to help. The room is a fairly standard type of motel room but spotlessly clean with good air con (one of the day's...

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Thank Liz114411
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I will highly recommend this motel to friends and family and definitely stay here again. Was a great price for my son and I and great location. Easy walking distance to restaurants and beaches. We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms were lovely and clean, spacious and bathroom was a great size. My son loved the pool. Managers made you...

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Thank Natking8026
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the central motel when driving from Brisbane to Melbourne. The owners were lovely and even though we arrived late at night check in was easy. The motel is clean and in a good location. I would definitely recommend it. My only gripe was the free wifi was a little slow, but still usable.

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Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The room we had was at the other end of the building to the office. The window had a blind but there was no curtain on the window. The outside light was above our window and was very bright , the room was too bright to try to sleep. We put a blanket across the top of the blind which...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friendly,family run motel located in the heart of Nelson Bay. Leave the car behind and walk to the bars and cafes at the D'albora Marina. All rooms are on the ground floor with parking outside the door. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and attention to detail and will endeavour to do everthing possible to make your stay a pleasant one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Motel

Address: Cnr Church St & Government Road, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: €86 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Central Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 8 had a queen and a single with a table and chairs, microwave, fridge etc and plenty of room, car parked right outside door great.”
tripreviewer149, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms ground floor with parking right outside your door -access is excelllent”
Liz114411, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not take the end room as you will not be able to sleep”
Willison, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the WiFi signal in the room is sufficiently strong”
Bellvador, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms except 2 & 3 are freshly painted and refurbished, however, 2 & 3 are still super clean and comfy”
  • reburbished room rm 1
  • reburbished room rm 1
  • reburbished room
  • older style bathrooms but super clean
  • Room 10 - twin + fold down futon lounge
  • Room 11 with shower over bath
  • Room 11 with shower over bath and small kitchenette
  • Bath products
SunnynSandy1, 26 May 2016 | Read review
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