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Grafton, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great facilities, the pools are well designed for little bubs and bigger ones! Play parks and soft play. . . Kids will never be bored. Can walk down the river too and walking distance to cheap but good fish and chips. Drive to the beach though, if you feel the need to leave! It was apparently fully booked the weekend... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are considering staying in a 2BR villa I encourage you take the time to read my review. We booked a 5 night stay in a 2BR villa for a family of three at $184/night for a grand total of $920. I had scanned the trip advisor reviews over the last couple of months and the good reviews far... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback I apologize that your villa was not to your expectations but happy that our staff looked after you. Being busy, all year round, there is always maintenance to be done and we are always making improvements. Some people think we are good value for the extensive facilities we have. Others think we are overpriced because... More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the park on multiple occassions due to living on the North Coast and love the pools etc for the children A+ there. The first time we stayed we asked the front desk re. Possible theft in the park and was informed that it was very very rare. It would appear that the park is a thoroughfar... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It is unfortunate that people steal from others and as you are aware, thieves also go on holidays. We don't accuse any guests of stealing or willful damage without evidence. We also follow up any reported theft with a comprehensive search on the 36 cameras we have situated around the park. Footage is then handed... More 

Harrington, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Resorts/ Caravan Parks I have been to, catering for Families young Adult, Children and babies, if you love fishing there are numerous spots to fish, great facilities, four different pools, a nice cocktail bar, relax in the pool while having a drink.

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you back soon. More 

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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first camped here in my then boyfriend's brand new tent in 1979 when it was a quiet, laid-back, grassy, shady, river side camping ground with only a few on site vans. Visited a few times again in the mid nineties with our two primary school aged children. It had started to really change then but the essence was still... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are such a popular place all year round which makes it tough to grow grass on the sites. We lay new turf each year and are looking to longer term solutions like artificial turf in some areas. We appreciate your review and hope to see you back again soon. More 

Lennox Head, Australia
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69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I booked a 1 bedroom villa, and 2 bedroom spa villa for a recent stay at the Blue Dolphin. Although the 'resort' has many positives, such as it is great for children, I still left feeling it is overpriced and outdated. Our 1 bedroom villa was in great need of a refurbishment. And for the price was... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback The sand fly's have been bad during November with the little rain we have had. I understand the cabins are small for a family to spend a lot of time in. Definitely the 2 bedroom villas are the way to go. For the budget conscious who don't spend a lot of time inside their cabin,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue Dolphin in Yamba is a wonderful holiday destination that offers excellent facilities and many choices of things to see and do in and around Yamba. The park offers a variety of swimming pools and is a fun place for the children to safely romp around. All of the ablution blocks and ensuite facilities are kept spotless. Numerous clubs/pubs in... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed what The Blue Dolphin and Yamba has to offer. We hope to see you back soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Placed in dog area with our furry friend which was very crowded. Paid $45 per night with our Top Tourist discount but talking with others in the area was told we had paid an extra $5.00 per night for our dog. When leaving the park I queried this with reception and was told we had indeed paid an extra $5.00... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback I apologize that you were not made aware at the time of booking. We started accepting pets, over 5 years ago, to save our long term guests from paying kennel fees which are a lot more that $5/night. We also only allow them in pet friendly part of the park to ensure there is no... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great park for families, site's are very spacious, pool area is second to none but be careful when you book, we stayed recently when the Hotrod cars where in town we had been in the park a couple of weeks before they arrived and had loved it, but when they arrived everything changed, they just took over with no respect... More 

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Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The hot rods have been coming for a number of years and book the whole property out on the second weekend in November. Some come a week prior and/or stay a week after. Every complaint made about other guests in the resort is taken seriously by management. We like to deal with every situation at... More 

Lismore, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for 2 nights.In a villa at the front of park on the water. We had a light wich didn't work.The tv didn't go in bedroom.We told them But no one came to fix.The price was over $200 . A night.Thats up there. Everything should be perfect.The games room shut earlier than what it said in room.Good for... More 

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Thank Laurie W
Blue Dolphin H, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Quite clearly we fell short in a couple of areas and we will take on board your comments to improve the service. We hope to see you back again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort caters from camp sites to 3 bedroom modern apartments. We have something for everyone and facilities that are 2nd to none in Yamba. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort

Address: Yamba Road | On the Clarence River, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
Price Range: $117 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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“The front on the river”
 of 5 bubbles 911lauriew, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“grab a 2 bed cabin on the waterfront”
 of 5 bubbles enjoyingitnow, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any cabin is good but as you pay more you get more room and a location near the water”
 of 5 bubbles 888dess, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are riverside cabins and caravan sites”
 of 5 bubbles 916cynthiag, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best sites are the ones with ensuites.”
 of 5 bubbles 751lawriek, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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