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61a Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
Landmark Resort features modern, self-contained apartments with spectacular views of Port Stephens. Located next to Nelson Bay’s 27-hole Golf Course and Tomaree National Park, it offers an outdoor gas-heated pool and a Japanese steam room. All apartments have a kitchenette with a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge. Each also comes with a balcony and a lounge area. Amenities include a DVD player and a flat-screen TV. The property is non-smoking. Guests can book dolphin and whale watching cruises at the tour desk. Free on-site parking is provided. Guests can enjoy the use of an off site tennis court for an additional fee. The Nelson Way, cafe, restaurant & bar is located onsite. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are recommended due to the popularity of this restaurant, Please call 02 4039 9948 to book your table. Landmark Resort is a 7-minute walk from Nelson Bay Marina and 4.5 km from Salamander Shopping Centre. Newcastle Airport is a 33-minute drive away. Self-contained apartments, no daily housekeeping provided.
Free Wi-Fi
1927 reviews
0.8 mi from city centre
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
Just a 5-minute walk from the beach and 2 minutes' walk from the town centre, Hotel Nelson (formerly The Nelson Resort) has a heated swimming pool, fitness centre and a steam room. The spacious and air-conditioned rooms includes satellite TV, a kitchenette and a large balcony or courtyard. Free WiFi and parking are provided. Lift access to all rooms is available. The proximity to the beach means that many water sports like snorkeling and windsurfing are within easy reach. Guests can dine at the popular Little Nel Cafe which offers breakfast Monday to Friday from 7:00 until 11:30, Saturday to Sunday 7:30-11:00 and lunch Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00 until 14:00. You can cook dinner for yourself using the BBQ facilities available. The property is a 45-minute drive from Newcastle.
Free Wi-Fi
1558 reviews
0.6 mi from city centre
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
Getting away to Nelson Bay is a pleasure when you stay at Mantra Nelson Bay, with 110 apartments across three buildings nestled around a lagoon style pool and spa, two BBQ areas and children's water fountain area. Centrally located, you'll be set to explore Port Stephens from your self-contained 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartment or Penthouses, all within walking distance of everything Nelson Bay has to offer including a 27-hole golf course and variety of amenities and activities.
Free Wi-Fi
1407 reviews
0.7 mi from city centre
554 Gan Gan Road, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
Ingenia Holidays Middle Rock is holiday park located in One Mile, Port Stephens. It features pools with plenty of poolside seating plus a heated plunge pool. This property also includes a large covered jumping pillow, sealed roads for children to ride their bikes and scooters and a children's outdoor playground. Ingenia Holidays Middle Rock offers a range of cabin and camping options, communal fire pits during the winter months plus a modern camp kitchen for guest use. There are also additional BBQ facilities throughout the park to use free of charge. The property features private beach access to One Mile Beach and is a short drive from other beautiful beaches including Birubi, Fingal Bay and Shoal Bay. Other family-friendly attractions nearby are Oakvale Wildlife Park, which is a 20-minute drive from Ingenia Holidays Middle Rock and Toboggan Hill Park, a 6-minute drive away.
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1024 reviews
4.1 mi from city centre

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Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Nelson Bay:$162/night
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Most expensive day:Saturday
$103 - $249
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554 Gan Gan Road, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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61a Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia

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2 Robert Connell Cl, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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44 Magnus Street, Taylors Beach, NSW, Australia
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Where to stay in Nelson Bay

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About Nelson Bay

Just a little over two hours north of Sydney, on the southern shores of Port Stephens, sits the holiday town of Nelson Bay. With expansive white sand beaches and water sports to boot this picturesque town is a water lovers paradise.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

The beach is a hub of activity, where visitors can enjoy an array of water based excursions including scuba diving, surfing and snorkelling. For those wanting to venture further, Port Stephens - Great Lakes Marine Park is bustling with diverse marine life and sits just an hour’s drive north of the Bay. Here you can enjoy whale watching tours, swimming with dolphins and kayaking in the waters that surround the park’s shores.

When it comes to entertaining the kids, why not pay a visit to Toboggan Hill Park, an adventure park set amongst natural bush. Thanks to an array of both indoor and outdoor activities the park is open year round. Spend hours tobogganing down winding tracks, getting lost in the giant maze or showing off your competitive side over a game of mini golf.

After a day packed with outdoor pursuits, take the time to pause and reflect in the surrounding landscape. For the best views over Nelson Bay and Port Stephens, head up to the Gan Gan Hill Lookout point which sits just a 10 minutes’ drive from the bay or, alternatively, an hour’s walk.

Come evening, head into D’Albora Marina, the home of luxury yachts, fine dining and live music. This modern marina comes alive as night falls and with it being only a 12-minute walk from the bay, it’s the perfect spot to enjoy cocktails late after dark.

Getting around Nelson Bay

Exploring Nelson’s Bay on foot is an excellent option, but bike hire is also available for those itching for some extra speed. Whether you’re strolling down Victoria Parade exploring souvenir shops or biking up to Tomaree National Park, Nelson’s Bay is a little town with a lot to offer.

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  • What is the best place in Nelson Bay for bars and restaurants?

    If you have decided to book Nelson Bay hotels, you'll want to know about the great local food and drinks. Look no further than Wanderlust Bar. Here is a place perfect for socializing. Share a platter of cold meats, cheeses, fruits, and olives while sipping on some Australian local wines with some friends while you take in a fantastic view of blue waters. If you are in the mood for a more intimate dinner date with a view, head to the promenade and sit down at The Little Beach Boathouse. You will be delighted with the upscale seafood menu in a luxury setting, white dining room with polished wood floors and silver star service. Seaside Holiday Resort Fingal Bay is one of the hotels by the promenade, which will have you enjoying a leisurely evening stroll to your dinner reservations.

  • What is the best place for a family vacation in Nelson Bay?

    When thinking about things to do in Nelson Bay with the kids, add Splash Water park to the top of your list. Situated near the family-friendly hotel Amarna Luxury Beach Resort, this is a fun-filled day of water-based activities such as slides, floating obstacle courses, ocean education seminars and smiles. Change out of your swimwear and into your shorts and visit Toboggan Hill Park. This fun park features a toboggan run that runs through the local shrubbery of salamander way. A mini-golf course for kids of all ages, water-balloon launchers, and a giant maze. One of the recommended hotels near salamander way is Oaks Port Stephens Pacific Blue Resort.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Nelson Bay?

    When thinking about things to see in Nelson Bay, you will want to add a visit to the Nelson Bay lighthouse to your list. You can visit this museum and take a tour of the lighthouse keeper's 1800s cottage while soaking up the view from the top of Port Stephens. If a view of the lighthouse is the perfect backdrop for your beach holiday, then book a room at Peninsula Nelson Bay Accommodation. If you want to take a break from lying around on the beautiful beaches with their white sanding shore, you might want to spend the day having a barbeque in true Aussie style at Fly Point Park. Located between Nelson Bay and Little Beach, the par offers lawned open-air areas with picnic shelters and barbeque facilities. The Landmark is a hotel you won't be disappointed by if you plan to visit the surrounding areas.

  • How do you get to Nelson Bay from Port Stephen city centre?

    When you're looking at Nelson Bay hotels, you might want to know how to get from the centre of Port Stephen to your hotel in Nelson Bay. There are easy ways to make this trip. Firstly you can decide to catch a bus. The bus service is operated by Port Stephen Coaches and runs hourly along the route. The quickest way to make the trip is via taxi. The 3min trip will not be expensive due to its short distance, and catching a taxi is most convenient for travellers carrying lots of luggage.

  • What are the best hotels in Nelson Bay?

    Nelson Bay is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Landmark Resort, which has a current rating of 8.2. For other potential stays, consider Seabreeze Hotel and Mantra Nelson Bay, which can also be great places to stay in Nelson Bay.

  • How much do hotels in Nelson Bay cost?

    Hotels in Nelson Bay cost an average of $215/night, according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Nelson Bay?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in Nelson Bay starting from $68 per night in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Nelson Bay tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in Nelson Bay tonight starting as low as $83, rising to an average cost of $134, based on searches in the last 72 hours. Prices start from $109 for a 4-star hotel in Nelson Bay for tonight.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Nelson Bay?

    The cheapest month to book a hotel in Nelson Bay is July ($103). Conversely, the most expensive month to stay in Nelson Bay is January ($249).

  • What is the cheapest day to book a hotel in Nelson Bay?

    The cheapest day to stay in Nelson Bay is Sunday ($112). On the other hand, travelers can expect to pay the most on Friday, when the average nightly price is $223.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting New South Wales?

    In addition to Nelson Bay, travelers opt to visit Sydney when visiting New South Wales. Coffs Harbour is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Nelson Bay?

    In total, there are 929 hotels to choose from in Nelson Bay, compared to 36,883 properties in New South Wales.

  • Are there accommodation options other than hotels in Nelson Bay?

    In addition to hotels, consider choosing from 1 hostels, 3 apartments, and 50 vacation rentals in Nelson Bay.

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