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Port Stephens hotels and places to stay

Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
CA $94
per night
May 10 - May 11
11.33 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (898 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and the room was very clean and had everything we needed for our stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

Marina Resort
Thou Walla Sunset Retreat
3 out of 5
2 Ridgeway Avenue, Soldiers Point, NSW
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3.32 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (184 reviews)

"Superb location, excellent park with a nice, relaxed, friendly vibe. The cabins are really great - very comfortable. They could probably do with a bit of a refresh in a few years, but you are not buying high-end luxury here - you're getting nice, relaxed comfort. We would definitely recommend a stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020

Thou Walla Sunset Retreat
Anchorage Port Stephens
4 out of 5
Corlette Point Road, Corlette, NSW
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7.66 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (847 reviews)

"Great location, good looking hotel. Only one restaurant for evening meal with limited choices so not appealing to eat from same menu two nights running. 24 hours notice required for afternoon tea (which for a professional kitchen seems rather bizarre?!). Could do with a concierge service as front ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 11, 2020

Anchorage Port Stephens
Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
CA $208
per night
Apr 16 - Apr 17
11.23 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,081 reviews)

"close to everything . we booked a 1 bedroom appt and was given a 2 bedroom wow"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Bannisters Port Stephens
4 out of 5
147 Soldiers Point Road, Soldiers Point, NSW
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4.58 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (44 reviews)

"Loved this hotel bit expensive but now have Cheeky Dog right under neath would stay here again nothing to dislike"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 24, 2020

Bannisters Port Stephens
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
CA $79
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
10.91 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,110 reviews)

"Great location, pool was large and clean, lots of parking"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

Hotel Nelson
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
CA $109
per night
May 4 - May 5
11.05 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (234 reviews)

"Great central location and large rooms. Very helpful and friendly staff :)"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Port Stephens Motel
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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CA $106
per night
Apr 27 - Apr 28
11.49 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (206 reviews)

"Friendly staff, quiet location, room older style but clean and tidy."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Port Stephens Motel
Seabreeze Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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10.98 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (212 reviews)

"Great location. Relaxed atmosphere. Rooms were upgraded to a great contemporary style."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Seabreeze Hotel
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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CA $124
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13
10.87 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (860 reviews)

"Nice, tidy, easy to check in. Staff were helpful. Close to beach, shops and club"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 8, 2020

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
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Port Stephens Hotel Guide

With 19 Expedia hotels and apartments in and around Port Stephens, travelers here are spoilt for choice. Our Expedia hotel database currently has 19 places to base yourself within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of Port Stephens' center.

Accommodations that aren't far from the city center of Port Stephens include the ibis Styles Port Stephens Salamander Shores and Accommodation at Salamander Beach.

A great neighborhood to stay in is Nelson Bay. Nelson Bay is 11 kilometres (7 miles) from downtown Port Stephens and has 18 places to base yourself. Some of the accommodation options in Nelson Bay include the Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments and Mantra Aqua Resort. Also popular with tourists is Myall Lakes National Park which is an alternative Port Stephens accommodation neighborhood , 17 kilometres (10 miles) from the center of Port Stephens The Boathouse Resort Tea Gardens and Tea Gardens Country Club and Motel are some of the 27 places to stay in Myall Lakes National Park.

You could also find a place to stay in Shoal Bay, which is home to the Ramada Resort Shoal Bay and Shoal Bay Beachclub Apartments, or Soldiers Point, which is home to the The Mitchells Waterfront Bed & Breakfast and Thou Walla Sunset Retreat. Corlette is 8 kilometres (5 miles) from Port Stephens' downtown, while One Mile is 12 kilometres (7 miles) from the center of Port Stephens. The Anchorage Port Stephens and Anne's Waterfront Haven B&B are situated in Corlette, while Active Holidays One Mile Beach and Middle Rock Holiday Resort are located in One Mile.

If you're traveling on a tight budget, you'll be delighted to learn that there is a solid range of mid-to-low-budget hotels and apartments in Port Stephens. 11 kilometres (7 miles) away from Port Stephens' downtown is the Port Stephens Motel. The The Nelson Resort is just 11 kilometres (7 miles) away. Other budget-concious options in Port Stephens include the Marina Resort and the Admiral Nelson Motor Inn.

You could check out the Chifley Executive Suites as well as the Quest Newcastle. The Chifley Executive Suites is located 35 kilometres (22 miles) from the main part of Port Stephens. The Quest Newcastle, is positioned 35 kilometres (23 miles) away. Two other alternatives in the area include the Crowne Plaza Newcastle and the Novotel Newcastle Beach.

If you have time, you might like to explore the other cultural and scenic and cultural delights of North Coast. North Coast is marked by beaches and coastal plains. Popular North Coast tourist attractions are art galleries, craft workshops and lighthouses. In this region of Australia visitors might also try their hand at hiking.

Gloucester is 75 kilometres (46 miles) to the north of Port Stephens and is home to the Gloucester Country Club and Saint Clements Historic Park. The Bucketts Way Motel and Restaurant and Barrington River Hideaway are a few of the great short and long-stay alternatives in Gloucester. 17 kilometres (11 miles) to the east of Port Stephens, is Hawks Nest, which is home to the Ocean Side Hawks Nest and Hawks Nest Motel. The Hawks Nest Golf Club and Myall Park are just some of the more popular places to see in Hawks Nest.

For travelers flying in or out of Port Stephens, the most practical airport is Williamtown Airport. The closest accommodation is Mercure Newcastle Airport.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Port Stephens?
The Mitchells Waterfront Bed & Breakfast is a favorite with Expedia customers. This B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Bannisters Port Stephens and Thou Walla Sunset Retreat as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Port Stephens, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Port Stephens.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Port Stephens?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Port Stephens?
Based on reviews, Samurai Beach Bungalows Port Stephens YHA is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hawks Nest Motel and Peninsula Nelson Bay.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Port Stephens?
Boathouse Resort Tea Gardens is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and in-room kitchens. Other choices to stay with the kids include Ocean Side Hawks Nest and The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay. Also kids of all ages will enjoy a visit to Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Port Stephens?
Marty’s @ Little Beach is a favorite 4-star apartment for couples, and features LCD TVs and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Hotel Nelson and Tea Gardens Motel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Port Stephens?
The Loft at Fingal Bay is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchens for its human guests.
Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Dutchies Beach?
Adjacent to Dutchies Beach, Amore At The Beach is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star apartment offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices close by include The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay and Hotel Nelson.
What about the best place to stay near Tomaree National Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay, located 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Tomaree National Park, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Hotel Nelson, located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Port Stephens?
The Mitchells Waterfront Bed & Breakfast is a top 4-star beach aparthotel with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Ocean Side Hawks Nest is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Dutchies Beach or Samurai Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Port Stephens?
Anchorage Port Stephens is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your trip is Marina Resort.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Port Stephens?
Hawks Nest Motel is a 3.5-star property featuring an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. You can tee off at Nelson Bay Golf Club, Hawks Nest Golf Club, or Bulahdelah Golf Club while you’re in town.

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