Beach Hotels & Resorts in Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia

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Marty's @ Little Beach
4 out of 5
Cnr Gowrie Avenue and Intrepid Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$140
per night
Mar 24 - Mar 25
4.6/5Exceptional! (312 reviews)

"Deb the Manager was so friendly,helpful and obliging, a perfect hostess with the mostess. e studio apartment looking over the pool"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2019

Marty's @ Little Beach
Amore At The Beach
4 out of 5
58 Thurlow Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$160
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
4.3/5Excellent! (426 reviews)

"Loved this location and the outlook but as it’s the top floor, it’s very hot and the fan doesn’t really cool the bedroom down for sleeping. Would revisit but not at the peak of summer."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan. 2020

Amore At The Beach
Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$265
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.3/5Excellent! (1,062 reviews)

"Everything was excellent, pool area was great, close to shops and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb. 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Peninsula Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$179
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
3.8/5Good! (671 reviews)

"Great stay & close walk to club and beaches front rooms get a little road noise , Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2020

Peninsula Nelson Bay
Halifax Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5 Beach Road, Little Beach, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$187
per night
Mar 11 - Mar 12
4.7/5Exceptional! (193 reviews)

"excellent location, good conditions, very clean there is no dish washer in family villa play ground is very small"…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov. 2019

Halifax Holiday Park
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$147
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,099 reviews)

"Close to warf Dolphin watch 🐬, restaurants, camel 🐫 rides, sand slides, park, little playground for kids, beach, bottle shop."…"

Reviewed on 5 Feb. 2020

Hotel Nelson
Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$140
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
3.9/5Very Good! (893 reviews)

"Property a bit dated, but room clean & service good"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2020

Marina Resort
Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$149
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.4/5Excellent! (315 reviews)

"we liked the Admiral nelson motor inn because it was quiet, very comfortable, and clean, and car parking was good, and it was only a short drive to the town centre."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2019

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$230
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4/5Very Good! (180 reviews)

"Nice location handy to club and town centre and beach. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov. 2019

Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
Port Stephens Motel
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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AU$110
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4/5Very Good! (198 reviews)

"Everything was great, but WIFI didnot work well at all.."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan. 2020

Port Stephens Motel
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$149
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4/5Very Good! (231 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Beaches Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$170
per night
Mar 10 - Mar 11
4.5/5Wonderful! (252 reviews)

"like the location of the property, it is very clean."…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2019

Beaches Serviced Apartments
Amarna Luxury Beach Resort
5 out of 5
16 Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Not bad

"Great location for Nelson’s bay. Service was good."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2019

Amarna Luxury Beach Resort
Beachfront Shoal Bay
3.5 out of 5
Radburn Unit No. 2, 17 Ondine Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"It was an enjoyable stay. The unit had everything we needed. Loved the beautiful views & that it was so close to the water."…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov. 2019

Beachfront Shoal Bay
The Bay Escape at Nelson Bay
3.5 out of 5
66 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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3/5 (1 review)
Great view. Some facilities not up to scratch.

"The internal stairs between the main house and 3rd & 4th bedrooms were extremely steep and quite dangerous. Great fit out and inclusions. We paid a lot of money for the accommodation and no bed linen! Would not return."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2018

The Bay Escape at Nelson Bay
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$190
per night
Mar 3 - Mar 4
4.1/5Very Good! (906 reviews)

"We stayed here during Australia Day long weekend. The resort is perfect for times when you don't want to do anything at all! They have a pool which is popular with families but there is a spa in one end for couples who want to enjoy their own space. Pleased to find an eco-friendly resort - no houskeeping ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan. 2020

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Casablanca Enchanted Cottage - Adults Only
4 out of 5
35 Thurlow Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.1/5Very Good! (129 reviews)
Love Tinkerbells Hideaway!

"Tinkerbells hideaway is lovely. It is very spacious and we loved the open fire place. The bed is really comfortable, great water pressure and plenty of hot water for the shower/spa. Lots of little outdoor verandahs/balcony’s to enjoy. The kitchen is well equipped including nice serving platters and ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2018

Casablanca Enchanted Cottage - Adults Only
Oaks Lure
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$125
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.1/5Very Good! (844 reviews)

"The hotel is located within walking distance to the shops, and the pier for the dolphin cruises etc. Also very close walking distance to Fly Point beach etc."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec. 2019

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Beach Hotels in Nelson Bay

Known for its beaches and marina, Nelson Bay offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. There are 22 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this family-friendly destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Nelson Bay, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.

Marty's @ Little Beach - 4-star apartment near Dutchies Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. Guests love the pool and great location.

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn - 3.5-star motel near Dutchies Beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and overall value. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking.

Peninsula Nelson Bay - 4-star motel near Dutchies Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub and a restaurant. Guest reviews highlight the proximity to shopping and family friendliness.

Hotel Nelson - 4-star motel near Dutchies Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests love the walkable location and breakfast.

Port Stephens Motel - 3-star lodge near Dutchies Beach. Our travellers recommend its overall value and comfortable beds. This lodge boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Nelson Bay

If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 27°C
  • Coldest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 8°C
  • Driest months: September, August, October and June, with an average rainfall of 2.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, December, January and May, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Nelson Bay

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Dutchies Beach or Samurai Beach. Take advantage of the area's whale watching and golf courses, and make time for local attractions like Gan Gan Hill Lookout and Nelson Bay Golf Club. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Tomaree National Park or d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay. Visitors also enjoy Nelson Bay for its:
  • Marina
  • Parks
  • Bowling

Getting around Nelson Bay

To get to Nelson Bay, you can fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest major airport, which is located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre. You can learn about water transport options at the marina.

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