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Best Nelson Bay Family Hotels

Halifax Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5 Beach Road, Little Beach, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$220 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
4.7/5Exceptional! (200 reviews)

"Great service and easy check in, great location close to beaches and city."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

Halifax Holiday Park
Marty's @ Little Beach
4 out of 5
Cnr Gowrie Avenue and Intrepid Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$145 per night from 12 Oct. to 13 Oct.
4.6/5Exceptional! (322 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay so much at Marty's that we extended our stay for another 3 nights. The location is perfect in terms of the beach, a very short walk to Shoal Bay and Little Beach to view sensational sunsets. Short walk to local club, and lovely Boathouse Restaurant. Marty's has a very nice heated ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 2020

Marty's @ Little Beach
Beaches Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$190 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
4.5/5Wonderful! (256 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2019

Beaches Serviced Apartments

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Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$190 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
4.5/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"Great location and lovely cafe makes this hotel an easy destination to enjoy the stunning waterways."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2020

Hotel Nelson
Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$129 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
4.4/5Excellent! (326 reviews)

"Sometimes when you stay at a motel you find a hidden gem that does everything a little better than the opposition. This is one of those motels and the thai theme puts that little extra on the cake. Dennis and Violet"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun. 2020

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$292 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (1,118 reviews)

"Excellent amenities. Car park was the only minor issue. It wasn't in the same building as we were accommodated. Apartment itself was a bit old but was comfortable and pleasing"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$154 per night from 18 Oct. to 19 Oct.
4.1/5Very Good! (878 reviews)

"The entire stay was perfect. Beautiful suite!! all working amenities, caretaker was very nice to the point he even carried my bags from the car to the hotel, showed me around and was very welcoming. Definately will be coming back!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2020

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$180 per night from 21 Oct. to 22 Oct.
4.1/5Very Good! (946 reviews)

"One night stay on third floor, hotel is situated in the heart of Nelson Bay, walk to cafes and shops, club metres away from front entrance to hotel. Staff are friendly, place is clean, great view of bay from balcony, necessary amenities in bathroom which had a wonderful spa bath. Due to Covid, restaurant ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep. 2020

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Port Stephens Motel
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$110 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (222 reviews)

"We were made welcome from the very start by the most gracious lady. Nothing was too much trouble for her. The room had the tv, microwave, electric jug as promoted but also a toaster which was useful. The bed was fantastic & the beautiful heavy drapes not only blocked the sun but also some of the ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2020

Port Stephens Motel
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4/5Very Good! (189 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 13 Sep. 2020

Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$149 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
4/5Very Good! (242 reviews)

"Great location. Most friendly, caring and attentive personnel. Good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$130 per night from 24 Sep. to 25 Sep.
3.9/5Very Good! (911 reviews)

"The room is large, very clean and tidy, and the balcony is also very nice"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Marina Resort
Peninsula Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$169 per night from 6 Oct. to 7 Oct.
3.8/5Good! (688 reviews)

"Reasonably priced, clean and comfortable accommodation in the heart of Nelson Bay. Friendly and helpful staff. The onsite restaurant provides easy access to meals. A great option after a long day's driving. Free parking is good too."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2020

Peninsula Nelson Bay
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Where should we stay in Nelson Bay?

The walkable destination of Nelson Bay is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The whale watching, bowling and beaches are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), which is located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre. Nelson Bay has 14 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're choosing where you'd like to stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Oaks Lure: Offers a children's pool, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and breakfast options at this 4-star apartment.

Mantra Aqua Resort – Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 4.5-star apartment popular with guests.

Marty's @ Little Beach – Offers an outdoor pool, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star apartment.

Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments – Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3.5-star apartment popular with guests.

Beaches Serviced Apartments – Offers a children's pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the comfy beds and helpful staff at this 4-star apartment.

When should we visit Nelson Bay?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Nelson Bay.

  • 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

What should we see and do in Nelson Bay?

While you and your family are visiting Nelson Bay, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Tomaree National Park and d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as West Nelson Bay and Myall Lakes National Park.

Nelson Bay is also known for its:
  • Marina
  • Beaches
  • Parks
  • Golfing
  • Bowling
  • Whale watching

Frequently asked questions

What's Nelson Bay like for family-friendly holidays?
The walkable destination of Nelson Bay is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The whale watching, bowling and beaches are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), which is located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Nelson Bay?
Mantra Nelson Bay is a top 4.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other good options for your family trip include Oaks Port Stephens Pacific Blue Resort and Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments.
How many family-friendly hotels will I be able to find in Nelson Bay?
Expedia has 19 hotels in Nelson Bay that are great for families.
What's the seasonal weather like in Nelson Bay?
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 961 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Nelson Bay?
While you are visiting Nelson Bay, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Tomaree National Park, d’Albora Marinas Nelson Bay and West Nelson Bay. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Bagnalls Beach Reserve and Salamander Bay Square.

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