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Hotel Nelson - Nelson Bay - Dining room
Hotel Nelson
8.8 Very Good
R2 520+
R2 520+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Beach and Bay, 121 Shoal Bay Road - Nelson Bay - Living room
Air conditioning
Seabreeze Hotel
8.2 Very Good
R1 970+
R1 970+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

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Oceanside Hawks Nest - Tea Gardens
Oceanside Hawks Nest
7.3 Good
R2 264+
R2 264+
Free Wi-Fi
Fingal Sands 10A Fingal Bay - Fingal Bay
Fingal Sands 10A Fingal Bay
4.8 Mediocre
R4 897+
R4 897+
Tea Gardens Hotel
9.2 Wonderful
R2 353+
R2 353+
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Nelson Bay hotel?

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Average price (weeknight)

R3 191

Average price (weekend night)

R3 523
Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 84% rise in price.
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When to book a hotel in Nelson Bay

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Top tips for finding Nelson Bay hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Nelson Bay, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Nelson Bay in July and August.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Nelson Bay if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Enjoy the sandy beaches in Nelson Bay and stay at the Nelson Bay Breeze Resort, only 6 minutes on foot from the beachfront. The 4-star pick offers guests a swimming pool, free parking and Wi-Fi, as well as bar. The Seabreeze is a laid-back alternative, about 4 minutes from the beach. The hotel offers spacious, luxurious rooms and an on-site bar. Free Wi-Fi is also available, as is parking.
  • Take mesmerising pictures and enjoy breathtaking views from the Gan Gan Lookout Point. To be close-by and see the sunset or sunrise, consider the Oaks Pacific Blue Resort, a 6-minute drive from the lookout point. The 4-star hotel has bright rooms and an extensive wellness and spa area. Guests can also enjoy free parking and a pool.
  • Hike through Tomaree National Park and take endless strolls through the green area. The Port Stephens Treescape is nestled among the National Park and is set within the background of Australian bushland. The hotel comes with a swimming pool, a hot tub and BBQ facilities.
  • Golf lovers will appreciate Nelson Bay Golf Club, so make sure you stay close to it if you want to improve your handicap. The Landmark Nelson Bay is a 2-minute walk from the course and boasts a pool, free parking and family rooms. Mantra Aqua hotel is 8 minutes from the club and a posh 4-star pick that allows you to splash around in an impressive outdoor pool and indoor pool. The self-contained units have kitchenettes and the accommodation offers free parking.
  • Stay close to Magnus Street, which is dotted with numerous restaurants, like the Nelson Bay Restaurant Area or the Ocean Pearl Chinese. There's also a bank and various shops to explore, so consider the Hotel Nelson to be close to all amenities. The 4-star accommodation offers bright and spacious rooms, as well as a swimming pool, free parking and a bar. Central Motel is another nearby, 3-star choice, about 5 minutes from the hustle and bustle Nelson Bay has to offer.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Nelson Bay

  • Which hotels in Nelson Bay have a playground?

    If you’re travelling with kids, a playground at the hotel can be convenient. Anchorage Port Stephens is a sophisticated hotel which is family-friendly and includes a playground and babysitting services at an additional charge. Families can also enjoy an indoor and outdoor pool, massages and a spa centre as well as an on-site restaurant serving Australian cuisine.

  • Which hotels in Nelson Bay have a 24-hour front desk?

    To maintain ultimate flexibility, choose a hotel with 24/7 service. Wanderers Retreat offers such services and much more, like cosy rooms with lots of woodwork and a BBQ facility where guests can enjoy eating and cooking together. A swimming pool is also available and the hotel is close to the beachfront.

  • Which hotels in Nelson Bay have a sauna?

    If the sweat from the Australian sun is not enough for you, consider a hotel featuring a sauna, such as the Cote d’Azur. This 4-star hotel is mere minutes from the beach and sports a swimming pool, fitness centre and free parking. The 4-star Marina Resort also includes a sauna on their premises as well as a restaurant, pool and breakfast.

  • Which hotels in Nelson Bay are wheelchair accessible?

    Amarna Luxury Beach Resort is a 5-star resort featuring accessible rooms and BBQ facilities, various pools, a hot tub and massages. Guests can also enjoy accessibility to upper floors with a lift and breakfast served in the room.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Nelson Bay?

    The average price of a double room in Nelson Bay is R3 838 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as R3 838 per night.

  • How much is a hotel in Nelson Bay for this weekend?

    In the last 3 days, the best price displayed on KAYAK for a double hotel room in Nelson Bay for the upcoming weekend was R3 838 per night. We also found good deals for 3-star hotel rooms from R1 658 and 4-star hotel rooms from R2 162.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Nelson Bay?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Nelson Bay districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Nelson Bay city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Nelson Bay hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Nelson Bay that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hotel Nelson, Seabreeze Hotel and Oceanside Hawks Nest.

Where to stay in Nelson Bay?

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