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Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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Landmark Resort
8.0 Excellent
61a Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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1.2 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,970 reviews
8.0

Situated in Nelson Bay, Landmark Resort is within a 35-minute drive of Newcastle Airport and offers a sauna, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. It is ideally located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Mantra Nelson Bay
8.0 Excellent
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,383 reviews
8.0

This modern resort in Nelson Bay provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as an outdoor pool and a coffee bar. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

Marina Resort
7.7 Good
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,750 reviews
7.7

Featuring a sauna, an outdoor heated pool and a bowling alley, Marina Resort Nelson Bay is situated in Nelson Bay and showcases unique views of Tea Gardens and Port Stephens. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
7.8 Good
Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
GoodBased on 2,297 reviews
7.8

Located in Nelson Bay, Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites is a short drive from Nelson Head Light and provides free public parking on site. It is ideally set for sightseeing with Shoal Bay and Corlette a short drive away.

Hotel Nelson
8.7 Excellent
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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1.0 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,644 reviews
8.7

This modern hotel in Nelson Bay offers free wireless internet, as well as bicycle rental and an outdoor heated pool. It is ideally located for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Seabreeze Hotel
8.1 Excellent
1 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,263 reviews
8.1

Seabreeze Hotel is situated in Nelson Bay and is close to the area's popular attractions. Only a short stroll from Feet First Dive, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with a private bathroom, free wireless internet access and a refrigerator.

Halifax Holiday Park
8.9 Excellent
Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 307 reviews
8.9

Halifax Holiday Park is located in Nelson Bay and features free Wi-Fi. It also provides luggage storage, a playground and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Nelson Towers Motel & Apartments
8.0 Excellent
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 677 reviews
8.0

This comfortable motel in Nelson Bay provides free Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and an outdoor pool. It is conveniently located for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Samurai Beach Bungalows - Port Stephens Yha
8.5 Excellent
2 Robert Connell Cl, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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6.6 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 120 reviews
8.5

This comfortable hostel in Anna Bay offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as an outdoor pool and bicycle rental. It also features a games room, luggage storage and a tour desk.

The Retreat Port Stephens
8.5 Excellent
Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia
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9.8 km from city centre, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 116 reviews
8.5

Providing a saltwater swimming pool, The Retreat Port Stephens provides well-appointed rooms close to One Mile Beach. It also offers meeting rooms, a sun deck and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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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.

Facts about staying in Nelson Bay

  • 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?

    Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites is a very popular hotel in Nelson Bay, with a score of 7.8 from 2,297 reviews. Nelson Towers Motel & Apartments (8.0 from 677 reviews) and Nelson Bay Breeze (7.9 from 509 reviews) are also highly rated Nelson Bay hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.