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Cote D'Azur
Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Nelson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Cote D'Azur was perfect for our ladies weekend getaway! The unit is beautiful, spacious and clean. We whiled away the afternoon on the roomy balcony with great bay views, in fact we spent the whole day around the apartment and the lovely pool.The unit is very well equipped with everything you need. Just a short walk to the Marina for dinner and dancing. Finally, a place to stay in the Bay without ridiculous prices like so many of the resorts.Staff were very helpful and welcoming. Easy, safe access with great parking.We are already planning our next holiday at Cote d'Azur!

Room Tip: The higher the room I guess the better the views, all the balconies looked large with modern,comfy o...
  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed here as a group of ladies celebrating the end of another Netball season, and found the accomodation very comfortable, the living area very spacious opening up onto a lovely balcony overlooking all of Nelson Bay and out to the waters of Port Stephens. Walking distance to boutique shops, restaurants, bowling club, coles, Bottlo and the Marina. The people who run this place do a great job, they are very friendly and willing to help with suggestions on what to do in the area etc ... We loved it and will be back !

Room Tip: We stayed in Apartment 22, a 3 bedroom place with a lovely balcony looking out over Nelson Bay shopp...
  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting the area for a business event. There were 3 adults and 3 children. This was a large apartment that had everything you really needed for a short or extended stay. This is not a serviced unit but there was adequate towels and extra pillows etc for the length of our stay.
Fully equipped kitchen (though we only ate breakfast there). 3 bedrooms / Ensuite and Bathroom with bath and shower / Laundry / Pool to cool off in on hot days.
2 car spaces allotted to our apt.
Staying in the heart of Nelson Bay - Easy walk to the Marina.
The only trouble was needing a code and swipe card to get up and down the lifts / in and out of doors and garage - but at least you knew it was secure!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Thank bec168
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We were a little disappointed when we viewed this property from the outside but this is because the main part of the building is not immediately visible from the main road. In fact we were delighted with everything and would rate this accommodation among the best we found on our trip to Australia. Our apartment and spacious balcony were really great. The Port Stephen area is most attractive and certainly deserves to be better known outside of Australia.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

This hotel was horrible!

My family stayed for 2 out of the 5 nights we booked because:

1. cockroaches
2. terrible hotel staff and service
3. more cockroaches

When we confronted front desk staff about the coackroaches falling from light fixtures, we were told "this is the cockroach capital of New South Wales, what do you want us to do about it".

Maybe clean up the place?

DO NOT STAY HERE. What a horrible experience.

Montgomerys.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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3  Thank bemonty
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Bradsplace, Manager at Cote D'Azur, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2013

Hi Byron,
Hope you and your family are well.
I am saddened that you have had a "horrible" experience at our wonderful complex.
A lot has changed since you last stayed 20/12/12, we have the complex sprayed (quarterly) not only for cockroaches but any other annoying insect you bear to mind.
I remember your visit to Reception very well and so do my staff and in hind sight maybe a more polite approach to the problem from both sides may have had a better out come.
That light on the balcony you reported was fixed that afternoon, we could not clean up the block behind our property as we do not own it and please remember this is not in view unless you wish to look at the back of the complex.
What really concerns me as the Manager, is the long winded review, In most complexes over a period of 11 months a lot of cleaning and effort takes place to make sure all of our guests have a enjoyable experience.
You may notice our glowing last 44 out 44 reviews which I can only come to the conclusion that even though we do very best, sometimes you can not please every individual.
I am not satisfied that such a review, some 11 months old, that can damage such a wonderful complex reputation should be published, this will be discussed with Tripadvisor in the very near future.
I hope you had a safe trip back to Canada and we do hope you visit our shores again.

Kind Regards
Brad Tudor

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Reviewed 3 October 2013

Base on the pictures on the website, the apartments didn't look too impressive. As it was a good deal we went ahead and made the booking. When we arrived we found our that the apartment looks newer and cleaner than we anticipated. Even the decor surprised us on the upside. Probably my only criticism is that they should post better pictures representative of what they actually are or maybe not......

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

We stayed at this place early Sept 2013.

We stayed in Unit 23. This unit is excellent - a nice big balcony, great views of the water and it is well maintained.

Location was awesome - so quiet and very close to grog shop and Coles.

The pool at the place was also great as is the carpark.

I am a really fussy traveller and this unit met my standards.

Only negatives (tiny ones) - sink plugs were a little rusty, the pool didnt have any umbrella's around it for shading and the towels in the room were not luxurious. But for the price Im not complaining.

Overall for the price, this exceeded our expectations and we will definitely stay here again.

As for Nelson Bay - it was so quiet - not a lot of decent places to eat out. But the kitchen in the unit was great so we did some of our own cooking.

Id recommend this place to everyone.

Room Tip: Make sure you check the furnishings in the unit you book - theyre not all equal. I would go for a...
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: 61 Donald St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Nelson Bay
Price Range: £95 - £382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cote D'Azur 4*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cote D'Azur is located in the heart of Nelson Bay. This modern resort being 9 yrs young with all the modern facilities one would expect. All apartments are fully self contained, most with wonderful views of the Bay. Our location means it is only a short walk to all the restaurants, shops, new state of the art Woolworths and the world class d'Albora Marina. Cote D'Azur really is the place to "stay in the bay" especially now that the Resort has been refreshed with new bbqs, pool deck and umbrellas for our guests comfort. Heated pool, Gym, Sauna... The list goes on and on! ... more   less 
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