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    Dorsal Boutique Hotel

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    1 West St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (5)
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good37%
    • Average22%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible9%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Nice big room just renovated, great view great location. The service was friendly no real amenities just a room, free wifi. Bed was good n pillows comfortable. They offered a mini bar not too bad in price but no menu of food in restaurant below...More

    Thank shaz682015
    Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

    This is an excellent small bputique hotel. Personal service levels. Right on the beach with fabulous views. Walk to everywhere. Rooms are large and well appointed. Very nice bed linen and a comfortable night's sleep. Restaurant and bar in the hotel. Beach swimming pool is...More

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    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    This property smelt like mould when we arrived. The bathroom floor was covered in mould. The bed was horribly hard woke with a very sore back. The location was great but that’s it. The room was booked as spa room for the hotel staff to...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    Our room had a fantastic view, with a balcony. Great location walking distance to restaurants and shops.The room was in need of new carpet and painting. The bathroom floor was very dirty in the grout, shower had mould in grout up to the taps. Tv...More

    Thank robynmarg62
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    This is a great location and the recent renovations make it feel comfortable and clean. the quality of the renovations missed the mark a few times. This was evident in the lack of bathroom storage or bench space, no cupboard door, there was room for...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 152 - USD 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • New South Wales >
    • Forster
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    No they do not have microwave, toaster, cutlery or plates.
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    "Great view"
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    "all rooms have beach views."
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    "Chose a beach facing room and if you want to use the kitchen ask what is supplied because there is a big..."
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    "See if management will upgrade you to ocean view top floor at no cost."
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