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Hotel Nelson (Formerly The Nelson Resort)

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hotel Nelson is a medium sized hotel located right in the centre of all the action that make Port Stephens great. Walk to the marina, beach, shops, cafes and cinema! Plus we have a heated pool, super cool cafe with P&R coffee, plus a steam room, gym, bocce court, BBQ's and bikes! We are a full service hotel, with rooms serviced daily, breakfast available 7 days, lunch Tuesday to Sunday and friendly hotel staff who will happily help you plan your day out in the magnificent Port Stephens!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Charming
Marina View
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All reviews great location little nell the cafe downstairs cafe on site heated pool road noise great cafe small kitchenette walking distance to everything bottle shop free wifi central location steam room shower head down stairs would definitely stay here again shops and restaurants
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recently stayed here with a group of friends, we were all very impressed with the location, cleanliness of the rooms, friendly and helpful staff, and excellent pool area. The rooms are well appointed and the beds are very comfortable, the pool/bbq area is fantastic, the...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Great location with modern rooms, some with views. Fantastic cafe and the staff are amazing, especially Emma. If you are visiting Port Stephens and want to be amongst it all this is the place to stay. Will be back.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Very spacious room. Super comfy king size. Walking distance to everything. Magazines in the room were a very nice touch. Only down side was we woke up to no hot water so couldn’t take a shower but still charged the full rate which was disappointing.

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Response from AndrewM9890, Owner at Hotel Nelson (Formerly The Nelson Resort)Responded 3 days ago

Hi Alison, We did have the hot water system fail, and apologies we didn't adjust your rate - I agree, hot water is mandatory in the morning! If you are ever back in the area let us know, we'll make it up to you. Cheers

Reviewed 7 October 2018

I was pleasantly surprised how this old tired motel has turned into a beautiful hotel. The decor and fit out of the rooms are better than some more expensive hotels and they have done plenty of the little things right. Very clean, guest bathrobes, soaps,...More

Thank lex2987
Response from AndrewM9890, Owner at Hotel Nelson (Formerly The Nelson Resort)Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your comments - mostly great which of course we love! I've actually ordered more new sofa beds, so hopefully they are a bit more comfortable. They are commercial beds, and I guess you ca only make a sofa bed so comfortable....More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Sadly only stayed two nights! Beds were comfortable rooms were clean and spacious! Kids loved the pool. Location was great near the shops and across from the marina! Little nel restaurant was good .will be back soon!

Thank Cosmopolitan379495
Response from AndrewM9890, Owner at Hotel Nelson (Formerly The Nelson Resort)Responded 3 weeks ago

Hey thanks for your comments - I think you've hit the top few things most guests seem to love about our hotel - Location, our cafe, how clean it is and the pool!

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JuttaJumbuck
16 June 2018|
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Response from bassetlaw32000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Nothing to add...all been covered! If you haven't been before, the hotel is very central to all amenities.
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Safari396565
26 September 2016|
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Response from Rosemarie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift which was installed last year when refurbishments took place.
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Ace G
8 October 2015|
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Response from Sue G | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast and lunch only. Room service dinner from the pub on the corner.
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Room Tips
"Top floor rooms might have a view on the ocean, not the ground floor ones."
khachig1975
4 Oct 2018
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"Garden Suite, large and roomy"
gilly1008
3 Oct 2018
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"There is a lift to upper floors but it stops at 8.00 pm so if you have a problem with steps be aware."
emdeme
25 Aug 2018
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"Ask for a renovated room with a view of the sea."
196megd
31 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 107 - US$ 224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Nelson Lodge Motel
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater NewcastlePort StephensNelson Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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