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Dorsal Boutique Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the Dorsal and while there was plenty of other accommodation to chose from, we picked this because of its location. It is not cheap, but we wanted to spoil ourselves. It's fair to say the room is minimalist with a small kitchen and bathroom. The balcony overlooked the ocean and we woke up, made...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful location and perfect weather over the whole Easter weekend made this a fantastic getaway. We had a 2nd level ocean view room, the room it self is very basic but it does have a balcony with perfect views and some (25ish) Foxtel channels. The room itself was big enough for 2x adults & 1x teenager and great to have...

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Thank Daniel W
Port Stephens, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel looks right out on to the ocean and ocean baths. Great spot in the Summer. Its a short walk to the main street of Forster - Wharf Street. There are a lot of restaurants and cafes along the main street to chose from. The rooms are of a good size and you can sit out on the balcony...

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Thank Larapintara
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great view and comfortable room. Amenities in the room were very minimal - no plates, cutlery, or toaster as one would expect from even the most basic hotel room. General maintenance lacked attention to detail - balcony light and one bedside light not functional, screen door to balcony was corroded and warped so difficult to slide and not able to...

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Thank Hannah T
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My husband and I stayed 28 February 2017 overnight on level 5 facing the beach. Great location and awesome view. I thought the decor was a little dated and drab but acceptable. It was terrific having secure parking in the basement. It is advertised as no smoking in the rooms however smoking is permitted on the balcony. This was a...

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Thank Janice M
Parua Bay
Reviewed 21 March 2017

we had two rooms with a couple in each, sea view was from the side with a very small balcony, we were on the top floor and the roof rattled all night in the wind. Bathrooms were very small with a tiny hand basin and nowhere to put anything, our glass shelf was hanging off the wall so we dare...

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Thank Gemknits J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Just had 3 great nights at the Dorsal. Great place... The staff were amazing. Everyone was so friendly and accommodating to us. The restaurant The Sicilian had amazing food and even better service. Had a top floor room overlooking the beach WOW Will definitely be back. Nickie

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight at the Dorsal on a trip away on the bike. It has a lovely location over looking the beach and an apparently good restaurant on the ground floor - The Sicilian. Regrettably we hadn't booked but everyone else had so we couldn't get in. We did however have a very respectable breakfast there. The hotel is fine...

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Yungaburra, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I stay here on a regular basis and always ask for a deluxe room with ocean views. I have never had a bad experience. great restaurant below and the hotel is located centrally, so the car stays in the underground carpark.

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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Decided to escape the inland heat for the weekend and headed to Forster, staying at the Dorsal Hotel. Arrival and check in were a breeze and undercover parking was included in the rate. The hotel rooms are well laid out, clean and comfortable. Views were spot on with our room directly overlooking the main beach and ocean beach pool. Restaurant...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • 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: $192 - $230 (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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“See if management will upgrade you to ocean view top floor at no cost.”
912MichelleA, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony/ocean view room, High up is best.”
Larapintara, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“I usually take a higher room to avoid any vehicle noise from the beachfront road. The noise of the waves cover most man-made noise.”
Yungaburrayabbie, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms facing the sea give great views.”
Notnats6, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a good view but you may battle with rusty sliding doors”
86garryw, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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