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Best Nelson Bay Family Hotels

Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$235
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,052 reviews)

"The ladies at reception made the effort to contact us before reception closes at 7pm and the after hour check in went very smoothly. Although there was no daily house keeping, there are laundry and dish washing facilities in the apartment and can ask for extra laundry liquid etc if needed."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Marty's @ Little Beach
4 out of 5
Cnr Gowrie Avenue and Intrepid Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$140
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (311 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
Oaks Lure
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$136
per night
Jan 23 - Jan 24
4.1/5Very Good! (834 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

Oaks Lure
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$230
per night
Feb 4 - Feb 5
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
Beaches Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$170
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (249 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2019

Beaches Serviced Apartments
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$172
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.1/5Very Good! (896 reviews)

"Very nice place, accessible to everything. Easy instructions for late check ins.. Place is clean, very nice."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2019

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Peninsula Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$143
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18
3.8/5Good! (665 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
Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$140
per night
Jan 23 - Jan 24
3.9/5Very Good! (885 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2020

Marina Resort
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$166
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,084 reviews)

"Clean and spacious room, excellent location close to marina and shops, nice pool area, ample parking."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2019

Hotel Nelson
Halifax Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5 Beach Road, Little Beach, Nelson Bay, NSW
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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
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$149
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Port Stephens Motel
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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AU$120
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4/5Very Good! (191 reviews)

"For the price. It’s great. Comfortable. Right next to pool. Beautiful at night changing colours. I’ll be back for sure 😁"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2019

Port Stephens Motel
Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
AU$149
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
4.4/5Wonderful! (313 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

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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

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