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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The location of this hotel is excellent right on Forster main beach. Good undercover parking. Great service at reception. Good house keeping service. The only improvements to comment on - 1. Wifi very slow 2. Our room a little tired re paintwork etc for the price we paid 3. Very noisy (but we were on the first floor right above...

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 January 2016

My wife and I travel extensively, both in Australia and Internationally. We often stay at the Dorsal to visit family and nothing else in the area can match the quality of the this hotel and its management. It is also by far the best located hotel, directly opposite Forster beach and ocean pool. We experienced an issue caused by inconsiderate...

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great location and amazing view. The room was clean and tidy but the shower needs renovation it is old and you can see a bit of mould . Except this the hotel is good and the price for the night was fair enough.the staff very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was good .Overall the hotel is good.

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Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Smoking allowed on the balconies (so be prepared for other guest's cigarette smoke to waft through your room), no crockery or cutlery, no iron or ironing board...apart from the view it was an overpriced, ordinary experience. If you want to call yourself "boutique", you need to up your game. How does "Dorsal Student Accommodation" sound?

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Decent decor and delightful views was the perfect remedy for a chaotic week. Refreshing breezes swept across the room and the view of the beach and the ocean bath was relaxing. We received a room upgrade upon arrival and found staff to be friendly and accommodating. The rooms are serviced daily and include free internet and Foxtel. It is ideally...

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1Thank Tracey H
Taree, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Great views right on the water at the fabulous Forster Main beach.Clean and tidy and with the Sicilian restaurant now underneath it is a total package and worth the stay.Nice rooms with minimalist settings.

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Wamberal, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2015

If you are looking for a great location then the Dorsal is terrific. I saw whales and dolphins from my room which is pretty special. That was the hi light. After checking into my dated room I tried to call reception to find out where the advertised gym was. The phone on the bedside did not work. Beside the phone...

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Thank Scott S
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2015

As we were only in Forster for the weekend, my girlfriend and I did not spend a heap of time in the hotel. However, the time we did spend there was comfortable and relaxing - exactly as we had hoped for.

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Thank Brandon R
Muswellbrook, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Very enjoyable stay at and location was excellent. the Dorsal . Rooms were very comfortable and tidy. Room offered great views of the beach and hotel was within walking distance of shopping centre and very close to beach. On arrival and departure staff were extremely friendly , courteous and helpful.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Great location opposite the beach. Room had a large balcony with seating area overlooking that fabulous view. large bathroom. King size bed. great restraunt located below & secure offstreet parking. Short walk to shops. A very enjoyable stay.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: ₹ 10,308 - ₹ 15,974 (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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“rooms facing the sea give great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Notnats6, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a good view but you may battle with rusty sliding doors”
 of 5 bubbles 86garryw, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view..you may spot some whales”
 of 5 bubbles PJay2412, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ocean views from the top floor are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles fooey1960, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“higher floor facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 566Judy13, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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