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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
982 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular Locationd'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay4 min walk
Popular LocationNelson Bay Golf Club11 min walk
Popular LocationDutchmans Beach13 min walk
AirportNewcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown)30 min drive

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  • Family Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 44 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Room
  • Deluxe Apartment

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Apartment
  • Queen Room, Garden View

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsQueen Room, Garden View
  • Superior Studio, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Studio, 1 King Bed
  • Queen Room, Town View

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsQueen Room, Town View
  • Family Room, Garden View

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsFamily Room, Garden View
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom
  • King Spa Studio Deluxe

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Spa Studio Deluxe
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 110 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Family Room Acc

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsFamily Room Acc

About this area

Nelson Bay

Hotel Nelson is located near the beach and in an area with great shopping. D'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay and Nelson Bay Golf Club are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Dutchmans Beach and Tomaree National Park. Kayaking and waterskiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and hiking/biking trails nearby.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay - 4 min walk
  • Nelson Bay Golf Club - 11 min walk
  • Dutchmans Beach - 13 min walk
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve - 14 min walk
  • West Nelson Bay - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Little Nel Cafe — 1 min walk

About this property

Hotel Nelson

4-star motel near d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 39 rooms feature comforts such as Select Comfort beds and down comforters, while conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access and room service (during limited hours) are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels. Housekeeping is available on request.
Hotel Nelson offers 39 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Select Comfort beds feature down comforters. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include free toiletries and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free nearby parking
  • Electric car charging station
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–11 AM: AUD 5-25 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Motorised watercraft
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference centre

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Select comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per stay

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-out is available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch
The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Nelson Resort
The Nelson Resort Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
Hotel Nelson
The Nelson Resort

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Nelson and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Nelson offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Nelson cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this motel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Hotel Nelson ?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for AUD 20 (subject to availability).
Where is Hotel Nelson located?
Located in the heart of Nelson Bay, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay, Nelson Bay Golf Club and Dutchmans Beach. Tomaree National Park and Anchorage Marina Port Stephens are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Hotel Nelson

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
536
4 - Good
371
3 - Okay
58
2 - Mediocre
16
1 - Poor
1
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

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

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great location. Clean and quiet. Convenient to everything

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Ideal location right in the heart of Nelson’s Bay and friendly staff

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent cafe below the property Friendly service at reception Tidy bed and bathroom Good parking available

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020