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Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$199 per night from 29 Nov. to 30 Nov.
1.36 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (884 reviews)

"Our apartment was amazing great place to stay , we will be back soon"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$210 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
1.71 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Bright and clean and central - with great café for breakfast and coffee."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct. 2020

Hotel Nelson
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$163 per night from 9 Nov. to 10 Nov.
1.31 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (951 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay

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Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$369 per night from 5 Nov. to 6 Nov.
1.4 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,140 reviews)

"Close to town, spacious apartment, with all you could need for self catering. Only grumble is the dated unclean washing machine (I emptied the years of lint from the washer!)."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep. 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Seabreeze Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$117 per night from 9 Nov. to 10 Nov.
1.7 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (233 reviews)

"The place was very clean and comfortable. We loved the bathroom especially the bathtub. Great location. Right in the middle of town with bottle shop and bistrot next door. We will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Seabreeze Hotel
Halifax Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5 Beach Road, Little Beach, Nelson Bay, NSW
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3.29 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (203 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

Halifax Holiday Park
Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$155 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
1.83 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (921 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$174 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
2.78 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (692 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
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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2.38 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (192 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
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 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
2.12 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Port Stephens Motel
Beaches Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$180 per night from 9 Nov. to 10 Nov.
2.89 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (261 reviews)
Family stay

"Very friendly and helpful for our stay great location And facilities"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2020

Beaches Serviced Apartments
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 11 Nov. to 12 Nov.
3.21 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (327 reviews)

"Loved being walking distance to the beach. As well as Little Beach, there’s also a path to the main Shoal Bay beach. Plenty of parking for guests, rooms are clean and modern, and staff are helpful. The only negative is that we were woken up every morning by kids in the pool - not the resort’s fault, ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2020

Marty's @ Little Beach
Nelson Towers Motel
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$149 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
1.72 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (243 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Dutchies Motel Nelson Bay
2.5 out of 5
16 Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$131 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
1.75 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (32 reviews)

"The location was excellent and the outlook most relaxing. The shortage of small glasses, sharp small knife, a couple more microwave bowls Would have made food preparation much easier. More space around the bed for easier access."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2020

Dutchies Motel Nelson Bay
Amore At The Beach
4 out of 5
58 Thurlow Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$160 per night from 5 Nov. to 6 Nov.
1.77 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (455 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay at the terrace. It was nice to sit out on the balcony and enjoy the views and especially the sunsets. The apartment was spacious and comfortable. We will definitely stay here next time we are in Nelson Bay."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Amore At The Beach
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Visiting 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.

  • You'll find 286 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Port Stephens
  • The closest major airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) 29.5 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Nelson Bay

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

In Nelson Bay, there are 148 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 4.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • Halifax Holiday Park - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and beach locale at this campground. With a stay at this 4-star campground, guests can enjoy access to a café and laundry facilities, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Marty's @ Little Beach - This 4-star apartment features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and pool.

Dressing for Nelson Bay

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 81°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 60°F
  • From April to June, the average is 75°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 71°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 80°F as the daytime average and 53°F as the nighttime average
  • Nelson Bay gets about 1.30 inches of rain per year
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 80°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Hotel Nelson and Admiral Nelson Motor Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nelson Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Nelson Bay.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay 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 for your budget-friendly stay include Marina Resort and Port Stephens Motel.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to 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 child-friendly holiday include Marty’s @ Little Beach and Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Fly Point Marine Reserve.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast is a favourite 4.5-star B&B for couples, and features pillowtop beds and private balconies. Other good options for a romantic stay include Amore At The Beach and Mantra Nelson Bay.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Nelson Bay?
Marty’s @ Little Beach is a top 4-star beach apartment with an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s located close to Zenith Beach . Other good options for your beach trip include Amore At The Beach and Mantra Nelson Bay.
What's the best high-end hotel in Nelson Bay?
Mantra Nelson Bay is a 4.5-star apartment with an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast and Bali at the Bay are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Nelson Bay?
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay is a top 4-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features in-room kitchenettes. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Mantra Nelson Bay and Beaches Serviced Apartments. You can tee off at Nelson Bay Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Nelson Bay?
Mantra Nelson Bay is a popular 4.5-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi and an in-room kitchen. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Hotel Nelson and Marty’s @ Little Beach.

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