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Port Stephens Motel

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Wollongong, Australia
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Like fluffy towels and full soap/shampoo dispensers that make your stay pleasant. The location can't be beaten as it's close to everything you need when on holidays. Sunny balcony offers a nice place to sit and enjoy a cuppa when you have returned from a swim at the beach. Staff are very pleasant

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Toronto, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We had booked and paid in full for 3 nights. After not being able to sleep in the 'bed' which had no shape or comfort of any kind, at 5:30am I booked us into another motel. Room very small. No comfort

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent position walk to marina, shops, restaurants and cinema. Rooms could do with a good clean though I know it's 3 star but no excuse for dirt and grime. Artificial flowers on table full of dust, carpet looked old and dirty and the shower had mouldy grout and the tiles on the floor could do with good clean. Will I...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went to nelson bay first time and the receptionist was really accomodating and very hospitable. The room was really nice. We got two beds. The shower and toilet is clean. They have swimming pool. Internet connection. The room has it own nini kitchenette. I would definitely come back and book here when i go back to nelsons bay

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Albany, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed at this motel for 3 nights, the owner was very welcoming and friendly. Kookaburras made themselves heard, which was great. room clean and very nice, daily room service which was great. Comfortable bed and nice little balcony to sit out on with a glass of wine and nibbles. Bathroom clean and bright. Parking was great, plenty of room.

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Sydney
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Port Stephen motel is a nice little budget motel. The reception was warm, welcoming and friendly. The motel is close to all amenities the marina and shopping centre. The motel is old and tired looking. From an initial glance it looks clean, then the grime begins to show, like the plugs, the edges in the bathroom etc. It really needs...

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1Thank SydneyAvidtraveller
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a well kept functional motel in a great spot overlooking nelson bay that offers small but tidy rooms with car parking beneath for prices that avoid the exploitation of surrounding hi-rise accommodations. Obliging staff and access to marina facilities via an adjoining park kept us there for an extra day well spent discovering the joys of the port...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Place is very clean. Beds are a bit hard to sleep on. They have and plates and cup no washing up facities. TV in roon din't work. Great location and good parking for your car. Good walking area near the water and top fishings spots. Staff are very nice.

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1Thank 111buddy
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Week stay in room with some cooking amenities, ideal for low budget business/work travel. Walking distance to many restaurants and Marina area in Nelson Bay. Very quiet week nights, packed Saturday night. Good economical option for a quiet motel in the Bay.

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Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed fri and Sat 20 and 21st May. On TA reviews it rated well and we weren't disappointed. Darren on reception was very welcoming and showed us on the map good walking tracks, eateries and sights. We were given room 7 which was upstairs by a single flight of stairs. Car parking is anywhere under cover of the up stairs...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Port Stephens Motel (previously Motor Lodge) is located in a cool, shady parkland setting and is a short stroll through the adjoining park to the beach across the road. The marina, shops, restaurants and local attractions are within walking distance also. Let us provide for you an enjoyable, affordable and comfortable holiday or stop-over that you will remember. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port Stephens Motel

Address: 44 Magnus St | Corner of Fingal Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: $103 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Port Stephens Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Port Stephens Motel Nelson Bay
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