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Belmont, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment overlooking the mountain and the beach. We each had our own bathroom with a small loungeroom in middle. Weird set up as the bedroom off the balcony had no bathroom, but the bedroom in the middle of the unit had a bathtub...no windows, and the other bathroom was on the left of the...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a dirty dump no service in rooms ,heaps of noise from the pub next door late at night , pool was dirty, this was a great place to stay a few years ago Looks like Ramada running it into the ground

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1Thank Graeme C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best thing is the proximity to the beach and the fact that there is parking available at the hotel. The spa area is also nice to visit if you have aching muscles and feel like soaking in 38 degree water. There is not much else that we found to be positive. Perhaps the worst thing was that our room...

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1Thank laleone
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having stayed at the Ramada (as a Wyndham Guest) during April 2016 we determined to book directly this year and make the trip an annual event. Going forward this will not be happening. This year we stayed in the Barrington property, with ocean views, I had anticipated this would be nicer than the Whitesands from last year, other than great...

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1Thank tandj110411
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When booking we didn't expect to be in a unit block two blocks back from the beach and the front of the 'resort'. To get to our room we had to walk through a back street, a car park, and two sets of stairs. Our room overlooked a very over-grown property next door and did not feel like it was...

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2Thank Elizabeth B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Barrington units privately owned and it shows, has two lifts but one out of order since Xmas, the one remaining requires a 10 minute wait (if it is working, and this was off peak). Terrible, don't even think about it.

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1Thank glennd905
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I spent 4 days & 3 nights (during holy week) in our beachfront hotel. I love our hotel. It is overlooking the sea and we have a fully furnished kitchen and a jacuzzi for $580 AUD in total. Very happy. :D Carolyn

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good choice at a reasonable price. The spa makes the resort - lap pool plus three pools with temperatures ranging from 23 to 38 degrees. All facilities are clean and well maintained. Cable TV would have been good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing facilities only thing is u have to worry about discarding your own rubbish and worry about getting clean towels shouldn't have to worry about that if im paying close to 800 $ for 3 nights i even got told at reception that they charge 2$ for pool towels now thats ridiculous. But besides that cleanliness is great 5stars there!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views from the apartment. Friendly staff. Music from the pub was very loud in the lounge room but the bedroom was set back and quieter. Overall I would definitely recommend a stay here. The area also has beautiful bays and surf beaches a short walk away

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shoal Bay Resort & Spa is the ultimate beachfront Resort perfect for romantic escapes, family holidays, pamper weekends, beach getaways, weddings, special events and meetings and business. Shoal Bay lays by the entrance to Port Stephens, overlooking the white sands and the magnificent volcanic Tomaree headlands. Boasting crystal clear waterways and extensive National Park with unspoiled bushland, Shoal Bay is certainly one of New South Wales most stunning destinations. Just 2.5 hr drive north of Sydney and 30mins from Newcastle, this award winning Resort offers a diverse range of accommodation styles and options to suit a variety of budgets and can accommodate up to 700 guests. Accommodation ranges from Standard Studios through to Waterview, Beachfront and Bayview rooms with a choice of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments located across 7 accommodation buildings. The Resort features 4 restaurants including the award winning Catch at Shoal Bay, 5 bars, the iconic Country Club Hotel, Occie’s Kids Club (operating throughout NSW School Holidays periods), Shoal Bay Resort Store, Whitesands Conference Centre, an outdoor heated Resort pool with children’s wading area and complimentary secure undercover parking. Relax at the Aqua Spa wellbeing sanctuary for adults (min 16 yrs+) offering a true Thalassotherapy experience for guests through the 3 mineral spa pools and 25m heated lap pool. Take yourself on a journey to revive your mind, body and soul, indulge in a range of menu treatments that enhance the total well being and surrender to the experience of products that will relax, de-stress and energise you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

Address: 35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Shoal Bay Resort & Spa)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Shoal Bay
Price Range: $132 - $378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ramada Resort Shoal Bay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 183
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Ramada Resort Shoal Bay Port Stephens
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“Get a room in the "Barrington" building on the top floor overlooking the ocean.”
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“Pay for a sea view room so you don't have to stare at a roof...”
laleone, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just needed more kitchen utensils, chopping board etc”
bron1962, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies on eastern side of hotel offer spectacular views of the Bay and ocean.”
926larrys, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are 3 stories high, top floor has no cover over balcony, pick floor 2.”
Ray19491969, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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