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Best Nelson Bay Cheap Hotels

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$159 per night from 7 Dec. to 8 Dec.
4.4/5Excellent! (329 reviews)

"We have stayed here a number of times with a young family. The location is fantastic being an easy walk to the beach, water or the harbour. Great restaurants in close proximity. Always clean with helpful and friendly staff. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct. 2020

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$235 per night from 14 Dec. to 15 Dec.
4.1/5Very Good! (955 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Port Stephens Motel
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night from 8 Dec. to 9 Dec.
4.1/5Very Good! (232 reviews)

"Lovely owner, friendly and helpful , great location, quiet, nice pool"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

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Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$170 per night from 8 Dec. to 9 Dec.
3.9/5Very Good! (924 reviews)

"Nothing special, suited our occasion, easy parking, walking distance to town"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2020

Marina Resort
Peninsula Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$179 per night from 7 Dec. to 8 Dec.
3.8/5Good! (694 reviews)

"Nice and quiet location, clean room, with reasonable priced Asian restaurant right in front of it. Convenient location, close to everything. We had a good time staying :)"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct. 2020

Peninsula Nelson Bay
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As you start mapping out your travel itinerary, you realize there are a lot of things to see and do on your list. You plan on visiting the many landmarks that make Nelson Bay unique, and know of a handful of restaurants that are dishing up meals you can’t miss out on. And you can’t forget your plans to tour the museums and art galleries. There are so many things to experience in Nelson Bay, so why spend your entire holiday budget on your accommodation? There are plenty of cheap hotels in Nelson Bay that will not only serve as a comfortable place to recharge between sightseeing, but that will provide exemplary service and welcoming amenities, too.

Instead of spending your whole bank account this trip, book cheap accommodation in Nelson Bay that offers everything you need. Budget hotels offer the things you’d expect from a temporary stay, such as comfortable beds, spacious rooms, televisions with extensive channel offerings, and occasionally even additional features like kitchenettes and pools. If you’re not planning on spending much time in your room, why blow your entire paycheck? Instead, spend your hard-earned money on experiences that will truly make your stay memorable, like tickets to local concerts, plays, or sporting events.

Cheap Nelson Bay hotels allow you to keep cash in your wallet for when you truly need it—like when you’re touring the area and come across an irresistible ice cream shop. Browse an extensive inventory of Nelson Bay hotel deals here on Expedia, and prepare to enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

Frequently asked questions

What is Nelson Bay like for travellers on a budget?
Nelson Bay offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions such as Tomaree National Park, Dutchmans Beach and d’Albora Marinas Nelson Bay.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Nelson Bay?
Based on reviews, Peninsula Nelson Bay is a popular property for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Marina Resort and Port Stephens Motel.
How many budget hotels can I expect to find in Nelson Bay?
Expedia has 5 hotels in Nelson Bay that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Nelson Bay?
Weather is probably a major factor when you plan your trip to Nelson Bay, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 14°C. Average annual precipitation for Nelson Bay is 965 inches.
What is there to see and do in Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay is known for its relaxing spas and golf courses, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then make time for sights and activities that are easy on the wallet. If you’re looking to enjoy the area’s natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Tomaree National Park, Dutchmans Beach or Gan Gan Hill Lookout.
How can I get to Nelson Bay and get around on a budget?
Looking at these ways to get around Nelson Bay is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The most convenient airport is Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), situated 18 mi (29 km) away. You can explore options for water transport at the local marina.

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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Nelson Bay?

Based on reviews, The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free parking and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Admiral Nelson Motor Inn and Peninsula Nelson Bay.

What's it like to stay in Nelson Bay?

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Nelson Bay, and visitors give high marks for the bustling marina. This walkable city also attracts tourists with its spas and golf courses. Top sights in the city include Tomaree National Park and Dutchies Beach. In Nelson Bay, there are 771 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Nelson Bay?

Port Stephens Motel is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star lodge offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It is located a short 12-minute walk from Tomaree National Park. Traveller reviews also recommend Seabreeze Hotel and The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay as top options for your visit.

What should I see while I'm in Nelson Bay?

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Tomaree National Park, Dutchies Beach, and Samurai Beach. Exploring the waterfront, golfing, and whale watching are top activities, while sights to visit include d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay and Nelson Bay Golf Club. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Gan Gan Hill Lookout and Toboggan Hill Park.

Where is the best hotel to stay close to Dutchies Beach?

Adjacent to Dutchies Beach, Amore At The Beach is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller 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.