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    Sir Francis Drake Inn

    2259 Pacific Highway | Heatherbrae, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          USD 82*
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          Overview
          • Excellent24%
          • Very good41%
          • Average18%
          • Poor10%
          • Terrible7%
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          Free Parking
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          1 - 5 of 115 reviews

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          It was my second - and last stay at the Sir Francis Drake. Since last time, the atmosphere cooled down a lot. Upon Arrival they directly charge three nights - so no chance to leave after the first night anymore. The breakfast is in a...More

          Thank Yves Z
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Pleasant , old fashioned, a big room TV comfy bed. They popped us around the back. a long way from restaurant. Strange smell coming from the paddocks behind or room , this seemed to have attracted the flies and fortunately the room was equipped with...More

          Thank Gilrobinson
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We stayed in a newly revamped room. Great customer service. Beautiful meal. Fantastic table service by the young waitress. Comfortable bed. EXCELLENT shower! Gardens are in immaculate condition. Good value for money & very accomodating with our last minute booking. Would definitely recommend staying here.

          Thank lau_rennn90
          Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

          From the moment you enter. It is a blast from the late 1980 to 1990 s . But how wonderful it is to find a motel of genuine quality. Clean renovated tastefully refurbished rooms . Extra large in size . Cindy beds . Great bathrooms...More

          Thank inglisrealty
          Reviewed 3 May 2017

          Long day travel and just too much to keep going. Its located next to another Motel that looks more modern, but this looked like the charm was going to be there. Nice sized room, comfortable bed. Great access via 2 doors to a well kept...More

          Thank Jackie C
          Response from thedrake2324, Reception at Sir Francis Drake InnResponded 8 May 2017

          Dear Jackie C, Thank you for your review, we appreciate all comments as they help us grow an improve. I'm so thrilled to see you enjoyed your stay with us and hope next time you stop by it will be warm enough for you to...More

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 89 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #12 Luxury Hotel in Port Stephens
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 40
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          • Australia >
          • New South Wales >
          • Greater Newcastle >
          • Port Stephens
          • Also Known As
          • Sir Francis Drake Inn Port Stephens, South Pacific
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          "Ask for rooms on the side wings"
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          "Rooms are set back from highway, and are quiet."
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          "Avoid the fountain, the Geckos gather there and make a lot of noise at night!"
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