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The Nelson Resort

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

We went this hotel in Jan 2016 with my Family driving from Sydney to Brisbane and my family loved this resort. As we would arrive the resort really late about 9:00pm for checking in, so we did called the resort and the staff there was really sweet and left a sweet text telling us how to located our keys and...

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

After booking for 4 nights in a King Deluxe Bay View, being given key to room 27, which overlooks the rear of the pub's car park, it was less than expected. After complaint to Deb on the front desk, & being told "bay view is not the view from your bed" & "try 32, see if you like that.....but now...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The bed has got to be one of the most comfiest bed I've ever slept in a hotel so soft u sink into it Hotel room was neat and tidy and newly renovated went down stairs for breakfast and the brekky was unbelievable vey nice the family was very happy but considering it was a hot day they had pool...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I thought with the price it should have been very up market but was very disappointed! Uneven ground carpeted over, dodgy paint job throughout. I thought a new hotel should have had new beds…. Wrong? All second hand beds, very uncomfortable! The sofa was second hand as well, I’m glad I didn’t have to sleep on it because the ground...

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EMCBalmain, Owner at The Nelson Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, In all of our 5 years of re building this hotel and making it the number 1 place to stay in Nelson Bay, we have had only a handful of reviews as bad as this. I must say it does not seem like this is our hotel you are reviewing... we love feedback and change our hotel based...

Paradise Point, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed here for one very pleasant night. The hotel is very clean, staff were friendly and helpful and the room was very comfortable. It is obvious that the owners have put a lot of thought and time into making this a well run and maintained hotel. We had a nice balcony that overlooked the rooftops down towards town and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Thank you to everyone at The Nelson Resort for a wonderful stay! It is terrific to see the hotel offering Tesla charging as a guest amenity and exciting to have been the first driver to christen it! It was great to be able to relax and wakeup in the morning with a fully charged Tesla ready to hit the road...

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Mudgee, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

What a perfect place to spend a few days relaxing and recharging the batteries! The location was perfect ... an easy walk to the marina, restaurants, cafes, shops, pub and cinema. The reception staff were extremely friendly and very helpful. The room was spacious, clean and easy to settle into for a few days. We had a room at the...

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Thank Jeff W
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stayed here for night with my family, 2 bedrooms. Rooms are spacious and clean. A lady at counter is very friendly and helpful. Good location, everything you need is near by. Swimming pool is clean and good environment. This is the only hotel that I used their shower gel which is really good quality and nice smell.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Just to let people konw the hotel now has a brand new lift. We came here on Valentine's Day for a 3 night stay. The weather was glorious and The Nelson ticked all the right boxes. The room was clean and comfortable and equally the bed. Slept like a top. It was very quiet at night. We had Room 3...

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Killara, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Nice resort for the price. Excellent facilities, pool was great. Every staff member encountered was lovely, knowledgeable and happy to help. Very good location relative to the town centre. Would definetely recommend to friends!

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nelson is a small boutique resort in the centre of all the action that make Port Stephens great. Walk to the marina, beach, shops, cafes and cinema! Plus we have a heated pool, super cool cafe with Suspension coffee, plus free tennis and sauna! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nelson Resort

Address: 3 Government Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Nelson Lodge Motel)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: $142 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nelson Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
The Nelson Resort Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
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