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10 Best Hotels in Nelson Bay

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$143 per night
1.36 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (874 reviews)
The place to stay at Nelson Bay

"The position of the hotel is perfect, walking distance to the shops with underground secure parking. The facilities in the room are all anyone would need. Very clean and helpful, cheerful staff. Nothing to complain about."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$157 per night
1.71 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"Great location, wonderful staff. Just Beautiful.very good car park."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2020

Hotel Nelson
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$165 per night
1.31 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (943 reviews)

"Nice and clean. Good view. Close to Marina and shops."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 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$292 per night
1.4 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,104 reviews)

"Had everything we needed for our 3 night stay, lovely big apartment."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2020

Mantra Nelson Bay
Seabreeze Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$125 per night
1.7 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

"Good location. Spacious room. Large bathroom. No table of any kind if you want room service. 2nd best level of room and the outlook was beer kegs and oil drums as well as the top of an old building. Room 104, deluxe suite. Booked 2 nights non refundable, did ask about room change but was booked ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 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! (195 reviews)
Good, but some things to consider

"The cabins are nice and clean. We booked a two bedroom cabin for two people but they only made up one bed, assuming we were a couple I guess. My father and I prefer to sleep in separate beds though .... so we made up another bed ourselves (they left sheets which was good though). The remote batteries ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

Halifax Holiday Park
Marina Resort
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$130 per night
1.83 km from city centre
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
2.78 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (687 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
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$200 per night
2.38 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (187 reviews)

"Amazing, quiet and family friendly with indoor spa and out door swimming pool."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 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$110 per night
2.12 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (217 reviews)

"Friendly staff, quiet location, room older style but clean and tidy."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

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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?
Hotel Nelson is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star property offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other top choices based on reviews include Admiral Nelson Motor Inn and Port Stephens Motel.
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 Corlette Palms Motor Inn.
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. 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?
Anchorage Port Stephens is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a beachfront restaurant. Other good options for a romantic stay include Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast and Anne’s Waterfront Haven B&B.
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. Head to Dutchmans Beach or Jimmys Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Nelson Bay?
Oaks Port Stephens Pacific Blue Resort is a 4.5-star aparthotel with a full-service spa and an outdoor pool, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Anne’s Waterfront Haven B&B and Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast 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. You can tee off at Nelson Bay Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Nelson Bay?
Oaks Port Stephens Pacific Blue Resort is a popular 4.5-star aparthotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a full-service spa. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Mantra Nelson Bay and Hotel Nelson.

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