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The Retreat Port Stephens

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family group of 40+ had a fantastic weekend of fun, bbq's, romps on the Sandhills, and a relaxed dress up party. The Ranch was a lovely, comfortable venue for the group to gather on the wide verandas and just sit around and chat. The cabins provided basic accommodation for different families, while the pool and kids playground were popular...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is outstanding. Wonderful people, easy access to 'The Bay' and a real moment from the past. Lovely old houses have been used to create amazing accommodation for families, couples - there's something for everyone. it's so secluded, in the bush and a quick walk to the dunes with views that take your breath away.

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1Thank Joanne B
Anna bay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wedding was perfect at this location. Wet weather and dry weather options both on site. Great place for functions camps or just a family get away with all different rooms for great prices. Staff are amazing and friendly!

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Sudney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently organised a family get together for the weekend. The staff made booking and checking in effortless and were around if we needed anything while there. We had cabins and a bungalow which were fully equipped with glasses, crockery and cooking utensils so we didn't need to bring a thing. There is a huge barbecue area also equipped with...

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1Thank Anne B
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Retreat is a great place to go for a relaxing time. Great for kids with a pool and playground, there is also the sand dunes which are a 5min walk away. The staff were super friendly and they have plenty of BBQ facilities around the place.

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2Thank toddhorvat
TheRetreatPS, Manager at The Retreat Port Stephens, responded to this review

The Retreat is perfect for families to enjoy a holiday. Plenty to keep everyone entertained and the sand dunes are a great area to let the kids run off the energy. BBQ's are very popular along with camp fires of an evening......great way to end the day Look forward to having you all stay again

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Retreat with a group of friends. Stayed in the Ranch. Great facilities. Very clean. Tranquil surrounds. We visit this place twice a year and every time we return something has been updated. BBQ facilities are top notch. BBQ are always kept clean. Pool is always maintained. Love the visits from the possums. Staff are very helpful. What a...

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TheRetreatPS, Manager at The Retreat Port Stephens, responded to this review

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and accommodation. We are always working on upgrading and improving our facilities here. Look forward to having you come again

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for a good nights sleep, friendly hosts, lots of great local attractions (giant sand dunes, whale and other aqautic adventures) Room a bit overpriced but great if you have a dog and want a quiet place to sleep.

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1Thank polepole1981
TheRetreatPS, Manager at The Retreat Port Stephens, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay and yes we are not far from all the local attractions of the area. We have loads of packages and special offers available year round with some thing to suit everyone plus great onsite facilities to enjoy. Our pet friendly rooms are very popular also because they are part of the family too :)...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Wonderfully quiet retreat, well appointed and clean cabins (have everything you need plus water cooler). Great location for couples, families or groups. Friendly, helpful welcoming staff. Laundry facilities if you require and a camp kitchen for guest use also. Definitely would come back and recommend.

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TheRetreatPS, Manager at The Retreat Port Stephens, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review of the property and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are perfect for couples, families and groups as you mentioned and there is a great variety of accommodation to choose from. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

newcastle
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

we stayed here for a wedding weekend and loved it so much we can't wait to come back. the whole place was hired out for the wedding guests only but this would be a great place to come as a group of friends , a small family group or as a couple. the cabins are cozy and comfortable with full...

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TheRetreatPS, Manager at The Retreat Port Stephens, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and the wedding you attended. We look forward to having you stay with again in the future

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed here for a weekend with a group of friends, and was impressed with the amount of food provided for dinner and breakfast, as organised prior to our arrival. It was great for group accommodation, and a short drive to the facilities we used that weekend (quad biking, and local brewery). Would stay there again if had a group!

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TheRetreatPS, Manager at The Retreat Port Stephens, responded to this review

We do offer all inclusive packages with accommodation, tours/activities as well as food packages so all your food is in the room on arrival. These packages work particularly well for groups as these packages are priced per person. We are so pleased you all had a great weekend and that there was plenty of food for you all. Hope to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Retreat Port Stephens is set on 4 acres surrounded by natural bushland. Offering a very private and peaceful accommodation property for couples, families and groups.The Retreat is a very unique venue as we back directly onto the sand dunes with walking access over to the beach.Offering accommodation for Couples,families & Groups.Our beautiful Cabins and Bungalows are perfect for couples & families. For Groups & Schools The Lodge,Duplexes & Ranch are perfect. All of our buildings are self contained with full cooking facilities, bathrooms, lounge/dining areas, outdoor settings and use of all facilities.Onsite we have a games room for hours of entertainment, salt water swimming pool, covered BBQ area's with camp fires, kids play area, parking areas, sand board hire & tour bookings available at the office, and plenty of space for kids to ride their bikes and play ball games. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Retreat Port Stephens

Address: 4302 Nelson Bay Road, Anna Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Anna Bay
Price Range: ₹ 6,803 - ₹ 34,822 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Retreat Port Stephens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“if you are accommodating a large number of people, choose a "Duplex"”
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“Good to have fans and air conditioning available to use as nights were hot.”
 of 5 bubbles Vicki50192, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There was nothing missing from the rooms and these were fully kitted out with the necessities.”
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