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A summer holiday favourite, Nelson Bay sparkles with azure waters, wide stretches of sand and marine activities. Think snorkelling, dolphin watching and lighthouse climbing to bulk up your itinerary.

At just 2.5 hours' drive from Sydney, you can make this getaway in a day. But why would you short-change yourself when you can stay for a few?

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Where to book Nelson Bay hotels

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Name Product Are there free cancellations? When do you pay? Can you use a coupon code? Book a hotel with...
Wotif
Wotif - Nelson Bay
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Pay when you arrive at the property,Pay in advance to use a coupon code
Yes
Booking.com
Booking.com - Nelson Bay
Yes
Pay when you arrive at the property
No
Lastminute.com.au
Lastminute.com.au - Nelson Bay
Yes
Pay when you arrive at the property,Pay in advance to use a coupon code
Yes
Trip.com
Trip.com - Nelson Bay
Yes
Pay when you book,Pay when you arrive at the property
Yes
Expedia.com.au
Expedia.com.au - Nelson Bay
Yes
Payment due date varies by hotel,Pay when you book,Pay when you arrive at the property,Pay in advance to use a coupon code
Yes
Agoda
Agoda - Nelson Bay
Yes
Payment due date varies by hotel,Pay when you book,Pay when you arrive at the property,Pay in advance to use a coupon code
Yes
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Where to stay in Nelson Bay

  • Shoal Bay: Shoal Bay is moments from the sand and the water with Zenith Beach, Wreck Beach and Box Beach all in walking distance. Stay here to tuck into all those swimming, kayaking, whale watching and stand-up paddleboarding opportunities.
  • Fingal Bay: Pick your spot on Fingal Beach, climb up Barry Park Lookout for water views or walk to Shark Island during low tide to visit Port Stephens Lookout or go diving in its waters.
  • Anna Bay: Great for families who prefer to spend their days on a patch of the 32km-long Stockton Beach.
  • Corlette: For more active holidaymakers, staying in Corlette keeps you close to Gan Gan Lookout, Toboggan Hill Park and Port Stephens Shell Museum.
  • Nelson Head: The most northern point of Port Nelson, Nelson Head is home to the heritage lighthouse that overlooks Shoal Bay and has a myriad of holiday park and apartment style accommodation for those on a budget.

Which sites let you book Nelson Bay hotels with free cancellation?

Some sites only offer free cancellation on select hotels or at a slightly higher rate. Before confirming your stay, check the terms and conditions of your booking to make sure you have the flexibility you need. Most sites, including Wotif and Expedia, clearly state whether a stay is refundable or not.

Which sites let you use a coupon code to book Nelson Bay hotels?

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Which sites let you book a Nelson Bay hotel without a credit card?

Which Nelson Bay hotels booking sites have rewards programs?

Book hotels on these sites to earn points on your stay. You can later redeem these for discounts or complimentary nights.

  • Wotif: Part of the same family, Wotif lets you access the same benefits as the Expedia Rewards program. You'll get access to lower rates and earn points, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Depending on how often you make bookings, you'll be able to get bigger discounts and earn more perks like breakfast.
  • Agoda: PointsMAX lets you earn up to 6,000 points for your stay that you can put toward a preferred loyalty or frequent flyer program, including KrisFlyer and Velocity.
  • Trip.com: Trip Coins is Trip.com's rewards program where you can earn $1 for every 100 Trip Coins. It's free to join the program. Membership tiers from Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond have different perks to enjoy.
  • Hotels.com: Collect one stamp for every night's stay. Once you stay for 10 nights, you'll be able to redeem one free night up to the average value of your previous 10 nights.
  • Expedia.com.au: Access lower rates as a member and earn Expedia points on bookings, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Different levels of membership get you access to deeper discounts and perks, such as free breakfasts.
  • Marriott: The Marriott Bonvoy Benefits program lets you earn points towards free nights, access special member rates, get free Wi-Fi with your stay and check into your room via the mobile app. There are different status levels depending on how often you stay, starting with Silver Elite (10 nights per year).

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