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10 Best Hotels in Port Stephens

Oaks Port Stephens Pacific Blue Resort
4.5 out of 5
265 Sandy Point Road, Salamander Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$132 per night
8.77 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,669 reviews)

"Nothing disliked. It was very clean, friendly customer service, nice pool,"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Oaks Port Stephens Pacific Blue Resort
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$165 per night
13.76 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,353 reviews)

"Great location and facilities. some areas in need of a refurb, especially the Aircon units which were very old and kept freezing over so the rooms were a pretty cold in winter."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal 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
10.87 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

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Anchorage Port Stephens
4 out of 5
Corlette Point Road, Corlette, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$269 per night
7.66 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (861 reviews)

"Great place to stay. The room was amazing, perfect size, AMAZING VIEWS, friendly staff who were helpful and always happy to assist. The bar was a great place for a pre-dinner drink before heading to their wonderful restaurant for dinner. I highly recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Anchorage Port Stephens
Hotel Nelson
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$157 per night
10.91 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
11.2 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
Mantra Nelson Bay
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$292 per night
11.23 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
10.98 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
Ingenia Holidays One Mile Beach
4 out of 5
426 Gan Gan Road, One Mile, NSW
The price is AU$99 per night
12.55 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (266 reviews)

"Everything was superb. The only thing needed a bit of upgrade was the shower pressure."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020

Ingenia Holidays One Mile Beach
Thou Walla Sunset Retreat
3 out of 5
2 Ridgeway Avenue, Soldiers Point, NSW
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3.32 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (189 reviews)

"The glamping tent was absolutely the most beautiful naturistic spot I have ever stayed in. The bed was incredibly comfortable, the view was amazing. The only small thing I could suggest would be more lighting on the deck and maybe a microwave :) other than that, just perfect!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Thou Walla Sunset Retreat
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Visiting Port Stephens

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Port Stephens, and visitors give high marks for the beaches and relaxing spas. In Port Stephens, there are 286 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. The closest major airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) 22.5 from the city center.

Sightseeing and Staying in Port Stephens

Favorite family attractions include Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters and Oakvale Farm and Fauna World. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Dutchies Beach, Samurai Beach, and Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest. Top activities include exploring the waterfront and whale watching, while Soldiers Point Marina, Port Stephens, and Karuah and District Golf Club are favorite sights to visit.

In Port Stephens, there are 286 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Mitchells Waterfront Bed & Breakfast - This 2.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and beach locale.
  • Anne's Waterfront Haven B&B - Our customers like the breakfast and quiet location at this B&B. This 4.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Bali at the Bay - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a spa tub, along with a private spa tub. Expedia customers like its beach locale.

Dressing for Port Stephens

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 75°F, while the average at night is 47°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 71°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 80°F and nighttime averages of 53°F
  • Port Stephens gets about 1.30 inches of rain per year
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 80°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Port Stephens?
Bannisters Port Stephens is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Traveller reviews also recommend Anchorage Port Stephens and Hawks Nest Motel as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Port Stephens, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Port Stephens.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Port Stephens?
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 choices for your budget-friendly stay include Marina Resort and Corlette Palms Motor Inn.
What's the best hotel for families in Port Stephens?
Mantra Nelson Bay is a top 4.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Also, attractions such as Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters and Fly Point Marine Reserve are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Port Stephens?
Anchorage Port Stephens is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a beachfront restaurant. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast and Anne’s Waterfront Haven B&B.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Port Stephens?
The Loft at Fingal Bay is a top apartment for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchens for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Port Stephens?
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 luxury accommodation option in Port Stephens?
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 two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Port Stephens?
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay is a top 4-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features in-room kitchenettes. Another good choice is Ocean Side Hawks Nest if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Nelson Bay Golf Club, Hawks Nest Golf Club or Karuah and District Golf Club while you’re in town.
What are some accommodations with pools in Port Stephens?
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 offer an on-site pool include Mantra Nelson Bay and Hotel Nelson.

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