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Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, NSW
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The price is AU$164 per night
0.6 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
Shoal Bay Holiday Park
4 out of 5
71 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
The price is AU$154 per night
0.77 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (199 reviews)

"First time in a cabin and we found it to be excellent for the amenities provided and comfort of the whole cabin."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Shoal Bay Holiday Park
1 'shoal Towers', 11 Shoal Bay Road - Fantastic Unit Across the Road From Beach
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0.66 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Excellent holiday

"Everything was fine close to everything."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jun. 2019

1 'shoal Towers', 11 Shoal Bay Road - Fantastic Unit Across the Road From Beach
4 'frangipani' 30 Leonard Avenue - Spacious Townhouse
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0.33 km from city centre
1.5/5 (2 reviews)
30 Leonard Avenue

"Thanks for your email I am not happy with anything in that property the property needs a pest control and Renovation and this was the first time that I experienced someone ask money for pillow cover etc Thanks anyway"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2016

4 'frangipani' 30 Leonard Avenue - Spacious Townhouse
Salt At Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
83 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
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1 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Spacious home in great location

"This is an outstanding property in as new condition, modern easy living decor and amenities. Our party of eight including a 6 year old, three teens and four adults all found the comfort, features and location excellent. The property management personnel greeted us on arrival and showed us through ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2018

Salt At Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay Penthouse with Ocean Views and Resort Facilities
3.5 out of 5
2 Messines Street, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.45 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"A beautiful apartment, spotless & lovely interior decorating. Great views of the bay, excellent pool & spa access. The only negative was a Communication issue, (voice message left- no return phone call) when we could not locate the second key on check-in. It was difficult using one key between 6 ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Shoal Bay Penthouse with Ocean Views and Resort Facilities
2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - Prime Location Only 100m to Beach
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0.52 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Beautiful home and pet friendly

"At a prime location, just a stroll to the beach. House is very clean and comfortable. Our dog also had a great time. Bryan was very responsive and made check in and out super simple. Definitely recommend and will stay again in the future."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - Prime Location Only 100m to Beach
Aura 13 - Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
13/59-61 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.6 km from city centre
Aura 13 - Shoal Bay
The Shoal Apartments, Unit 202/4-8  Bullecourt Street
4 out of 5
Unit 202/4-8 Bullecourt Street, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.51 km from city centre
The Shoal Apartments, Unit 202/4-8 Bullecourt Street
2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - 100m to Beachfront
7 Government Rd, SHOAL BAY RETREAT - Yacaaba Unit 1, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.52 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Great property, great location

"Perfect little place to stay in Shoal Bay, so close to everything. We had a fantastic time"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - 100m to Beachfront
Shoal Towers, Unit 3/11 Shoal Bay Road
3.5 out of 5
Unit 3/11 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.66 km from city centre
2/5 (1 review)

"On last-minute.com it was stated linen provided on arrival no linen. Called agent where we collected keys to be told no linen supplied never has been for that apartment. Had to locate a shop open and purchase my own linen?"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2019

Shoal Towers, Unit 3/11 Shoal Bay Road
Blue Waters Unit 8 - Shoal Bay
3 out of 5
8/59 Ronald Ave, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.49 km from city centre
Blue Waters Unit 8 - Shoal Bay
2 'hibiscus Court' 9 Government Road - Fantastic air Conditioned 3 Bedroom Unit
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0.51 km from city centre
2.5/5 (2 reviews)
Old

"Overall ok to stay at with 4 kids, but very old and out dated accomadation"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2015

2 'hibiscus Court' 9 Government Road - Fantastic air Conditioned 3 Bedroom Unit
Bay Village Unit 20, 47 Shoal Bay Road,
3 out of 5
Bay Village Unit 20, 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.61 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Waterfront view. Any closer and you would be in the bay."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2018

Bay Village Unit 20, 47 Shoal Bay Road,
La Luna - Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
30 Horace Street, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.24 km from city centre
La Luna - Shoal Bay
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Visiting Shoal Bay

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Shoal Bay, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its spas and bars.

  • 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) 33 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Shoal Bay

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and Mount Tomaree. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Tomaree National Park and Myall Lakes National Park.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 18 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Shoal Bay. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • 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. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale.
  • Shoal Bay Holiday Park - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and beach locale at this campground. This 4-star campground features free WiFi, free parking, and conference space.
  • Ramada Resort Shoal Bay - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, along with digital TV. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and dining options.

Dressing for Shoal Bay

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 81°F and the nighttime average to be 60°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 75°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September averages 71°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 80°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Shoal Bay is 1.30 inches
  • Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 4-star aparthotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Shoal Bay Penthouse with Ocean Views and Resort Facilities is another good choice for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Shoal Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Shoal Bay.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is a favourite 4-star aparthotel for couples, and features in-room kitchens and 2 restaurants.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is a top 4-star beach aparthotel with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Head to Wreck Beach or Box Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is a 4-star aparthotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is a popular 4-star aparthotel featuring an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants.

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