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Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast
4.5 out of 5
81 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $126 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.8/5Exceptional! (137 reviews)

"Great hosts, clean and quiet room. Awesome breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Nelson Bay Bed & Breakfast
Beachfront Shoal Bay
3.5 out of 5
Radburn Unit No. 2, 17 Ondine Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.7/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)

"An amazing spot right next to the beach with everything you need. Clean and comfy beds and a beautiful balcony to enjoy the surroundings. The cleanliness was disappointing and could do with a deep clean . Other than that we had a wonderful stay . Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Beachfront Shoal Bay
Amarna Luxury Beach Resort
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
16 Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.7/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels, outdoor pools
excellent view And fantastic management

"Had great experience the manager was excellent. Unfortunately I was unable to use all the facilities due to my illness enjoyed the view and unit. Was a little noisier than I thought but due to excellent weather on the beach and young family next apartment was bound to be enjoyed by all."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

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Halifax Holiday Park
4 out of 5
5 Beach Road, Little Beach, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.7/5Exceptional! (209 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay here it was close to the beach which was convenient especially when you have kids. The cabin is outdated and needs to be upgraded. Otherwise overall it was good"…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Halifax Holiday Park
Marty's @ Little Beach
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Cnr Gowrie Avenue and Intrepid Close, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $125 per night from Mar 22 to Mar 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (336 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Big airy room. Excellent facilities and great swimming pool. Great location. Close to beach."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Marty's @ Little Beach
Hotel Nelson
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
1 Government Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $119 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"everything is great, especially the location! recommend it!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Hotel Nelson
Beaches Serviced Apartments
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
12 Gowrie Avenue, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $133 per night from Mar 15 to Mar 16
4.5/5Wonderful! (266 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"The Pool was a perfect size for the kids not to big or deep , the rooms were spacious and clean . Will be back for more . 10 out of 10"…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Beaches Serviced Apartments
Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
16-18 Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.4/5Wonderful! (336 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Very clean and quiet. Close to restaurants and club."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Admiral Nelson Motor Inn
Amore At The Beach
4 out of 5
58 Thurlow Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $126 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
4.4/5Excellent! (472 reviews)

"Great view nice apartment.close to beach. Spiral staircase not great."…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2021

Amore At The Beach
Central Motel
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1 Church Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.3/5Excellent! (199 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Nice tidy motel, staff were very freindly and accommodating. Will always stay there when visiting nelson bay"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Central Motel
Mantra Nelson Bay
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
1A Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $336 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,174 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Heated outdoor pool, close to main centre, restaurants and cafe’s."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Mantra Nelson Bay
Casablanca Enchanted Cottage - Adults Only
4 out of 5
35 Thurlow Avenue, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4.1/5Very Good! (129 reviews)
Love Tinkerbells Hideaway!

"Tinkerbells hideaway is lovely. It is very spacious and we loved the open fire place. The bed is really comfortable, great water pressure and plenty of hot water for the shower/spa. Lots of little outdoor verandahs/balcony’s to enjoy. The kitchen is well equipped including nice serving platters and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2018

Casablanca Enchanted Cottage - Adults Only
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $130 per night from Mar 16 to Mar 17
4.1/5Very Good! (976 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The room, kitchen, living room, bathroom and balcony were very spacious. Beautiful view."…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2021

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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The price is $146 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.1/5Very Good! (902 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Expedia offered best price for such great accommodation. Our 2 bedroom apartment was newly refurbished ABD we we were close to everything we needed - walking distance. Staff were cheerful and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Port Stephens Motel
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
44 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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The price is $95 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
4/5Very Good! (248 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Room very clean, motel in a convenient location. On site parking, quiet location."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Port Stephens Motel
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1 Trafalgar Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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4/5Very Good! (197 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The staff were friendly and helpful. The suite was clean and well presented. The location is excellent with easy access by car or walking to Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay and all areas between. My only concern was that the Covid-19 declaration form promised was not emailed to us prior to our arrival despite ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments
Nelson Towers Motel
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
71 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $111 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
4/5Very Good! (257 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The location .The view The Bay . XXcellant place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Nelson Towers Motel
Marina Resort
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
33 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $126 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
3.9/5Very Good! (937 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great location, just up the hill slightly from all the restaurants. Place is older, but perfectly fine. All of the rooms look out over the view/marina which is a bonus. Good internet connection in the rooms (free wifi). Didn’t use the pool as had been at the beaches most of the time, but all the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Marina Resort
Peninsula Nelson Bay
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is $118 per night from Mar 17 to Mar 18
3.8/5Good! (707 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Convenient location. Friendly, helpful staff. Comfy bed. Carpet a little tired. Functional bathroom."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Peninsula Nelson Bay
The Bay Escape at Nelson Bay
3.5 out of 5
66 Magnus Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
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3/5 (1 review)
Great view. Some facilities not up to scratch.

"The internal stairs between the main house and 3rd & 4th bedrooms were extremely steep and quite dangerous. Great fit out and inclusions. We paid a lot of money for the accommodation and no bed linen! Would not return."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

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Beach Hotels in Nelson Bay

Known for its beaches and marina, Nelson Bay offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. There are 22 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this family-friendly destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Nelson Bay, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Halifax Holiday Park - 4-star campground on the beach. It features free WiFi, a café, and in-room kitchens. Guests love the beach locale and proximity to shopping.

The Bay Escape at Nelson Bay - 3.5-star vacation home near Dutchies Beach. This vacation home boasts free parking, in-room kitchens, and a balcony/patio.

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay - 4-star hotel near Dutchies Beach. It offers a spa tub, a restaurant, and free parking. Guest reviews highlight the central location and proximity to shopping.

Casablanca Enchanted Cottage - Adults Only - 4-star apartment, 3-minute walk from Dutchies Beach. It features 2 spa tubs, free parking, and flat-screen TVs.

Marty's @ Little Beach - 4-star apartment near Dutchies Beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and walkable location. This apartment boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Nelson Bay

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 47°F
  • Driest months: September, August, October, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.09 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, December, January, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Nelson Bay

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Dutchies Beach or Samurai Beach. Take advantage of the area's whale watching and golf courses, and make time for local attractions like Nelson Bay Golf Club and d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Gan Gan Hill Lookout or Fly Point Marine Reserve. Visitors also enjoy Nelson Bay for its:
  • Marina
  • Parks
  • Bowling

Getting Around Nelson Bay

To get to Nelson Bay, you can fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest major airport, which is located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city center. You can learn about water transportation options at the marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Nelson Bay like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and marina, Nelson Bay offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Nelson Bay?
Ondine Close, Unit 5/12 Albacore is a top 3.5-star beach hotel offering an outdoor pool and free parking, located within a short 4-minute walk of Shoal Bay Beach. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay and Hotel Nelson.
How many beach hotels are there in Nelson Bay?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 19 hotels in Nelson Bay for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Nelson Bay?
You can plan your beach trip with a look at weather throughout the year in Nelson Bay: The hottest months are usually January and February with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 56°F. Average annual precipitation for Nelson Bay is 38 inches.
What is there to see and do around Nelson Bay?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Shoal Bay Beach or Jimmys Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s whale watching and marina, and make time for local attractions like Tomaree National Park and Dutchmans Beach. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to d’Albora Marinas Nelson Bay or West Nelson Bay.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Nelson Bay?
This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Nelson Bay more easily: To get to Nelson Bay, book a flight to Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest major airport, which is located 18 mi (29 km) from the city center. You can learn about water transportation options at the local marina.

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