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    Dorsal Boutique Hotel

    1 West St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 155
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          Overview
          • Excellent16%
          • Very good34%
          • Average22%
          • Poor16%
          • Terrible10%
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          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 154 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days 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...More

          Thank Daniel W
          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....More

          Thank Larapintara
          Reviewed 18 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...More

          Thank Hannah T
          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...More

          Thank Janice M
          Reviewed 22 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...More

          Thank Gemknits J
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          Forster Motor Inn
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 143 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 24
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Australia >
          • New South Wales >
          • Forster
          • Also Known As
          • Dorsal Boutique Hotel Forster
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          Kimmy1705
          Do the rooms have a microwave and toaster?
          14 January 2015|
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          Response from disneydreamer07 | Reviewed this property |
          No they do not have microwave, toaster, cutlery or plates.
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          "Get a room with a balcony/ocean view room, High up is best."
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          "I usually take a higher room to avoid any vehicle noise from the beachfront road. The noise of the waves..."
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          "rooms facing the sea give great views."
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          "Most rooms have a good view but you may battle with rusty sliding doors"
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