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    Sir Francis Drake Inn

    2259 Pacific Highway | Heatherbrae, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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    • Excellent23%
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    Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

    Friendly staff, quiet rooms, continental breakfast included - stayed here 20 years ago and am sure it still has the same mattresses- very old and lumpy, also no Wi-Fi - time to upgrade this is the modern age.

    1  Thank Muz63
    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    We have stayed here a few times as its a convenient location. This week we found new owners and the room we had was spotless and very very good. Comfortable and spacious room. It is clear new owners are making a difference with the effort...More

    1  Thank Chef010
    Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

    The new owners should really do something substantial with this old and tired hotel. The room we were in was quite spacious and overlooked peaceful paddocks where one can view the sunset. Apart from its roominess I can say very little positive about this accommodation....More

    2  Thank Nacelnik
    Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at this motel with a group of friends in October 2016. The Sir Francis Drake is located on the Pacific Highway just north of Newcastle. The rooms are at the rear of the premises so road noise is not an issue.The grounds are...More

    1  Thank Dutchy_n_Av
    Reviewed 14 November 2016

    Have passed by this magnificent Tudor-style hotel many times but until now, have not had the absolute privilege of staying there. The rooms are set in lovely gardens and are large, very clean and obviously well maintained. Even though it is located on the busy...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$86 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Port Stephens
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    "Rooms are set back from highway, and are quiet."
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    "Avoid the fountain, the Geckos gather there and make a lot of noise at night!"
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