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Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Save a overseas plane ticket. This Room is once in a lifetime.Ive stayed at the new boutique bannisters loved it. However I love love love love love love love love mrs Dininngan room. I cannot stress how wonderful this room is. Under better circumstances(mental breakdown is a mother) I just loved it. Next time hope my circumstances are wonderful. This... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent our 4th visit to Bannister's by the Sea and it is still great. Terrific location with wonderful views and the rooms and amenities are excellent. It is hard to find decent accommodation on the south coast other than tacky, outdated motels but Bannister's is really good. The breakfasts, including in the room rate, are delicious and plentiful. Hopefully... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved Bannisters by the Sea! We've travelled extensively in Europe and have come to have low expectations of so called 'high end' establishments in Australia, but Bannisters by the Sea and the fabulous Rick Stein's restaurant, were up there with the best that Europe offers. We stayed in a spa suite (room 14). The room was very private... More 

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Campbell, California
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room with very comfortable bed. The view was just amazing. Loved the pool area. Breakfast, which was included in the price was very good but the service was very disappointing. The coffee took forever to arrive with no apologies for the slow service with the staff seeming quite disinterested.

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London
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a Terrace Suite, which at $600 a night was disappointing. Lovely view but the room itself is tired and in need of a refurb. The whole property feels like it's past it's best. Breakfast was mediocre. At the price paid I wouldn't expect to have to pay more for something cooked to order (rather than the buffet) We... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Bannisters for a weekend away and was very impressed. Very clean bedroom with an extremely comfy bed. Got to see some whales playing from our balcony - that was truly amazing! I think the Bannisters by the Sea is a great hotel for someone looking for a bit of comfort if you don't mind paying for it.... More 

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Wollongong
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the money you send at Bannisters its nothing to rave about thats for sure we stayed in a suite was expecting it to be beautiful they had a little LG TV stuck on the wall no TV in bedroom room when you have 3 kids at home sometimes its nice to watch TV in piece was small bathroom out... More 

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3 Thank Melissa C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful weekend spent at Bannisters by the sea celebrating our anniversary. The accommodation is first rate, polite attentive staff and a very relaxing setting all combine for a lovely weekend getaway that we enjoyed immensely. Do treat yourself to a meal at the Rick Stein restaurant and use the courtesy shuttle service to access the pavilion.

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Bannisters_Hotels, Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Happy anniversary Antjones72! Thank you for sharing it with us at Bannisters by the Sea. I am delighted to hear you so enjoyed your stay and dinner as well as using our courtesy shuttle to visit Bannisters Pavilion. Hope that we may have you back again soon! Warm regards, Shona Philps Front of House Manager More 

Penrith, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were welcomed at Bannisters right from start with lovely friendly courteous staff Our room was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed Although next time we will go up a level and have more view of the water The food was beautiful in both the restaurant and pizza bar Would've loved to stay on longer but hopefully next year... More 

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Bannisters_Hotels, Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Such a lovely review EllyMayanne, thank you! We will look forward to having you back for longer on your next visit. I'm glad you enjoyed your welcome gift and found our King beds so comfortable. Best wishes until you visit again. Warm regards, Shona Philps Front of House Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Bannisters by the Sea overnight to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary and can't recommend it highly enough. Our upstairs bedroom had a large spa bath on the deck overlooking the commanding majestic ocean escarpment and below was the beautiful blue plunge pool, lounge chairs and pretty pink umbrellas. It was quite the view! A couple of drinks around... More 

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Bannisters_Hotels, Manager at Bannisters by the sea, responded to this review

Dear 259Bev1963, What a lovely review. Thank you for taking a moment to share it with us. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your Spa Retreat room, our newly refurbished Pool Bar and the Rooftop Bar and Grill at our sister property just down the road. We will look forward to having you return in December and to creating some new... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in 1970s as a seaside motel, a succession of upgrades and refurbishments now sees our accommodation offering 4.5 star rooms with panoramic ocean views and private balconies. We offer a choice of ocean deluxe, spa rooms, luxury suites, jacuzzi decks and penthouses as well as Rick Stein at Bannisters restaurant, a pizza bar and rejuvenating day spa. With close proximity to local surf beaches, Bannisters makes an excellent choice for your coastal retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bannisters by the sea

Address: 191 Mitchell Parade, Mollymook, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2539, Australia (Formerly Bannisters Point Lodge)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Shoalhaven > Mollymook
Price Range: ₹ 18,274 - ₹ 28,092 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bannisters by the sea 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Bannisters Point Hotel Mollymook
Bannisters Point Mollymook
Bannisters By The Sea Mollymook
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“Ocean view rooms away from the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles CMKEX, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for suite NOT overlooking pool. Ours was away from pool which was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Minkitoria, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a quiet floor but wouldn't hesitate to try higher next time”
 of 5 bubbles EllyMayanne, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs bedrooms with a spa bath on the deck”
 of 5 bubbles 259Bev1963, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's a luxury price tag with a local motel standard.”
 of 5 bubbles hateit717, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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