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Best Nelson Bay Family Hotels

Halifax Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5 Beach Road, Little Beach, Nelson Bay, NSW
4.7/5Exceptional! (204 reviews)
Great place to have a family holiday with the kids
"The weather was amazing. Staff where very friendly and helpful before and during our stay. It was a great place to take the kids, walking distance to the beach, great spot to go fishing board paddling. The place was clean and very modern."

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2021

Halifax Holiday Park
Marty's @ Little Beach
4 out of 5
Cnr Gowrie Avenue and Intrepid Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
4.6/5Exceptional! (339 reviews)
"Martys was clean ..fresh..had everything you wanted.great stat"

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2021

Marty's @ Little Beach
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$136 per night from 4 Aug. to 4 Aug.
4.5/5Wonderful! (985 reviews)
"The bathroom needed benches and storage to put your personal possessions and clothing on there was no bench space what so ever"

Reviewed on 10 Jun. 2021

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Beaches Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
4.5/5Wonderful! (263 reviews)
"Apartment was clean. The location was close to the town centre."

Reviewed on 14 Apr. 2021

Beaches Serviced Apartments
Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$159 per night from 1 Sep. to 1 Sep.
4.4/5Wonderful! (338 reviews)
"Cute place! Perfect location 👌"

Reviewed on 19 Apr. 2021

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$259 per night from 4 Aug. to 4 Aug.
4.3/5Excellent! (1,178 reviews)
"Great location, free covered parking, clean massive rooms. Can’t wait to stay again."

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2021

Mantra Nelson Bay
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$156 per night from 23 Aug. to 23 Aug.
4.1/5Very Good! (974 reviews)
"Great location, close walk to the town centre, nice and quiet position with a lovely view. Rooms are quite tired though and could do with a good thorough vaccum."

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2021

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$136 per night from 4 Aug. to 4 Aug.
4.1/5Very Good! (895 reviews)
"Great view of bay. Easy walk down town, although on the side of the hill. Comfortable bed, big bathroom. Property is starting to show it's age, still good."

Reviewed on 25 May 2021

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Port Stephens Motel
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night from 17 Aug. to 17 Aug.
4/5Very Good! (266 reviews)
"Close to town, easy to book"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2021

Port Stephens Motel
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
4/5Very Good! (196 reviews)
"The accessibility to the beach and shopping centre"

Reviewed on 18 Apr. 2021

Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$155 per night from 4 Aug. to 4 Aug.
4/5Very Good! (276 reviews)
"Great location and facilities. Staff very friendly. Best view you can have for Marina and the ocean."

Reviewed on 14 Apr. 2021

Nelson Towers Motel
Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$125 per night from 6 Aug. to 6 Aug.
3.9/5Very Good! (945 reviews)
"Beautiful view,close to everything,beautiful buffet breakfast at a great price,lovely clean rooms"

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2021

Marina Resort
Peninsula Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night from 7 Aug. to 7 Aug.
3.8/5Good! (709 reviews)
"nothing special"

Reviewed on 23 May 2021

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

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