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Thurlow Lodge, 12/6 Thurlow Avenue - Water Views, Pool and Central Location
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great spot, close to everything!

"Very clean, comfortable older style apartment. Beautiful outlook and easy walk to cafes, shops and beaches. Only complaint was the fridge was a bit noisy and the underground car park gate was malfunctioning. Nothing we couldn’t overcome. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 9, 2020

Thurlow Lodge, 12/6 Thurlow Avenue - Water Views, Pool and Central Location
Spacious, Neat, Clean and Just What the Family Needs for the sea Change..
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Great place but needs a little work

"The place was good and in a great position. But when we arrived there was no linen even though we made a extra $ to have the beds made up. It took three phone calls to have things fixed up. The last lady was very helpful and she solved the linen problem. Also I think it’s time for a new Air con it ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 8, 2019

Spacious, Neat, Clean and Just What the Family Needs for the sea Change..
The Dream House
4.5 out of 5
20 Gymea Way, Nelson Bay, NSW
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1.44 km from city centre
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Bali at the Bay
4.5 out of 5
1 Achilles Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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3.09 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"An amazing place. Stayed for 2 nights in complete comfort and serenity."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2019

Bali at the Bay
Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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2.8 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (333 reviews)

"Good location and very clean and comfortable. Staff were great"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is CA $330 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
1.4 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,158 reviews)

"Came down with the family it was very spacious and clean Love the service felt loved and welcomed would love to come again"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 25, 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Renovated, close to town and the beach, boat parking.
Bay Breeze Villa 10 @ Nelson Bay
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2.39 km from city centre
3/5 (1 review)
Location,Location,Location Close to beach and town

"Very convenient location, a little bit noisy because of other guests above and outside. Accomodation was neglected (hot plate not working), no light in toilet, mismatched taps in shower. main bed needs a decent mattres (hard as a rock). But for the price and convenience it was a cheap stay in a great ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 16, 2020

Bay Breeze Villa 10 @ Nelson Bay
Pelicans Playground - 15/26 Ajax Ave
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2.98 km from city centre
Pelicans Playground - 15/26 Ajax Ave
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is CA $156 per night from Feb 15 to Feb 16
1.31 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"It was walking distance to clubs, shops and many eateries"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is CA $159 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
1.71 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Clean and location was fabulous Close to marina shops restaurants and cafes"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 8, 2021

Hotel Nelson
Penthouse Palace
4 out of 5
9/15 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
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1.64 km from city centre
Penthouse Palace
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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The price is CA $196 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
1.36 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (896 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable. Lacks personality/ atmosphere. Very standard accommodation. Great location, everything walk-able in Nelson Bay town centre or a short drive for an adventure in Port Stephens. Would stay here again. Book a studio at a minimum (we changed rooms on arrival)"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 11, 2020

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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2.38 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (196 reviews)

"The staff were friendly and helpful. The suite was clean and well presented. The location is excellent with easy access by car or walking to Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay and all areas between. My only concern was that the Covid-19 declaration form promised was not emailed to us prior to our arrival despite ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
Seabreeze Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is CA $102 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
1.7 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (241 reviews)

"So close to Main St and all facilities Lovely large corner room with slight view over Marina . Inclusion in room were all first rate and very comfortable all in all, a great stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Seabreeze Hotel
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is CA $151 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
1.72 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (252 reviews)

"The location .The view The Bay . XXcellant place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 22, 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Beaches Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
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2.89 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (262 reviews)

"Staff were very helpful and friendly, place was in a convenient location and amenities were good. Rooms were a great size. Only issue was the shower and hot water which wasn’t great. I would definitely come back though."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 7, 2020

Beaches Serviced Apartments
Amore At The Beach
4 out of 5
58 Thurlow Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is CA $161 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
1.77 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (465 reviews)

"Fantastic location to Nelson Bay Centre and a private beach with access from the room. Great views and very clean room."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 25, 2020

Amore At The Beach
Amarna Luxury Beach Resort
5 out of 5
16 Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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1.77 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
excellent view And fantastic management

"Had great experience the manager was excellent. Unfortunately I was unable to use all the facilities due to my illness enjoyed the view and unit. Was a little noisier than I thought but due to excellent weather on the beach and young family next apartment was bound to be enjoyed by all."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 7, 2020

Amarna Luxury Beach Resort
The Anchorage, Unit 12/9 Laman Street
4 out of 5
The Anchorage, Unit 12/9 Laman Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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1.75 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Nelson bay Gem

"Very comfortable apartment with magnificent views of Nelson Bay, very close to restaurants , shops and secluded beach. We will be staying again"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 30, 2019

The Anchorage, Unit 12/9 Laman Street
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Nelson Bay Hotel Guide

Port Stephens is a major city in Australia. It offers a variety of interesting neighborhoods and communities to explore, such as Nelson Bay, which is about 11 kilometres (7 miles) to the southeast of central Port Stephens.

The Anchorage Port Stephens and Oaks Lure are situated within a short distance of the Toboggan Hill Park, while the Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments and Mantra Aqua Resort are just a walk away from the Gan Gan Hill Lookout.

There are a range of accommodations available in Nelson Bay, giving tourists the chance to contrast prices and amenities. Thrifty visitors looking for more affordable accommodation, should check out the rates at the Port Stephens Motel and The Nelson Resort.

The Shoal Bay hotels guide is another place to find accommodation in Port Stephens. Shoal Bay is a neighborhood that's located 4 kilometres (2 miles) to the east of central Nelson Bay. Expedia's Salamander Bay hotels guide is another useful resource for finding hotels near Nelson Bay. Salamander Bay is also in Port Stephens.

To make sure your experience in Nelson Bay is as rewarding as possible, visit our Port Stephens vacation travel guide and Port Stephens hotels page.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Hotel Nelson and Admiral Nelson Motor Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nelson Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view top deals in Nelson Bay.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Nelson Bay?
Based on reviews, Seabreeze Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Marina Resort and Port Stephens Motel.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Nelson Bay?
Marina Resort is a top 4-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay is another choice for your kid-friendly vacation. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Fly Point Marine Reserve.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation in Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast is a favorite 4.5-star B&B for couples, and features pillowtop beds and private balconies. Another choice for a romantic stay is Hotel Nelson.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Nelson Bay?
Ondine Close, Unit 5/12 Albacore is a top 3.5-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s located close to Zenith Beach. Other good options for your stay near the beach include The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay and Hotel Nelson.
What's the best luxury hotel in Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast is a 4.5-star B&B with private balconies and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Marina Resort and The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay are other upscale choices for your vacation.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Nelson Bay?
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay is a top 4-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features in-room kitchenettes. Another good choice is Bali in Broughton if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Nelson Bay Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Nelson Bay?
Bay Parklands, Unit 65/2 Gowrie Avenue is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Ondine Close, Unit 5/12 Albacore and Nicholli, Bay Parklands, Unit 30/2 Gowrie Ave.

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