Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

ex. Shoal Bay Resort

35-45 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, Australia, 2315  show map
 4 stars
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Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Children's pool

Kids club

Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Overview

The 4-star Ramada Resort Shoal Bay is located close to the scenic beach. Since 2002, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Shoal Bay.

The hotel is conveniently situated in a tourist area, close to a national park and hills. The property is 78 km away from Lovedale, within a 60-minute drive.

There are shopping centers and a supermarket within a quick reach of the hotel.

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay is within a 40-minute drive to Williamtown airport.

Rooms

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay offers 141 non-smoking rooms that come with a great view of the ocean and such facilities as wireless internet, a safe, TV, a sitting area and a personal computer. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a spa bathtub, a walk-in shower and a dryer.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the lobby. Guests can relax in the café bar serving refreshing drinks. The coffee shop Sandyfoot Cafe & Bar is about 5 minutes’ walk from the property.

Services

Business facilities at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay include a business center and a meeting room.

Relax

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay offers such entertainment options as whale watching and dolphin watching. A gym and a fitness centre are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   141.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Souvenir shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view
  • Water view
  • Beach view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate living room
  • Separate dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Existing bedding FREE
Crib AUD 15
One child
3 - 12 years
Extra bed AUD 20
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed AUD 40
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

35-45 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, Australia, 2315

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City Center
  • Shoal Bay
    700 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Sandyfoot Cafe & Bar
    100 ft
  • Catch at Shoal Bay (cuisine: Australian)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    141

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShoal BayRamada Resort Shoal Bay

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rooms and availability

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Exterior Hotel information
Spa One-Bedroom Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Room ONE BEDROOM

Two-Bedroom Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|DOUBLE TWO BEDROOMS

Three-Bedroom Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|DOUBLE THREE BEDROOMS

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Room
Standard Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Studio

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Room 1 King Bed Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|1 King Bed + Sofabed - Nonsmoking Room

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Room 1 Queen 1 King Bed Suite
One Room King Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 King-size bed and 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Located in a residential area at the rear of the resort, this room type offers 1 king-size bed with free WiFi, a plasma TV and a kitchenette with a small refrigerator, a microwave and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note this room type is accessible via stairs only, there are no elevators. There are no ocean views from this room type. Please note that this suite will not be serviced for the duration of your stay.

Two-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed and 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
Room Description:

This non-smoking suite offers 1 queen bed and 1 king bed with room for up to 4 guests and includes kitchenette, kitchen supplies, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with WiFi, watch a variety of shows on cable TV. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board ensures comfort throughout your stay.

Two-Bedroom Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Suite|1 Queen 1 King 2 Bedroom Suite

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Room 1 Queen 1 King Bed Suite
Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ceiling fan
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Three-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed and 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
Room Description:

This non-smoking suite offers 2 queen beds and 1 king bed with room for up to 8 guests and includes kitchenette, kitchen supplies, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with WiFi, watch a variety of shows on cable TV. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board ensures comfort throughout your stay.

One-Room Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Media:DVD player
Room Description:

This apartment features a sitting area, full balcony, a bathroom containing a shower over the bath, DVD player and air conditioning. Please note that the price is based on 2 adults. Please note that this suite will not be serviced for the duration of your stay.

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Two-Bedroom Apartment
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Apartment|2 Bedroom Waterview Apartment

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay photos Exterior Hotel information
Three-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Superior Two-Bedroom Apartment
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Apartment|Superior 2 Bedroom Apartment Water View

Deluxe One-Bedroom Room
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Deluxe|Room DELUXE ONE BEDROOM

Deluxe One-Bedroom Beachfront Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Deluxe One-Bedroom Beachfront Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Deluxe One-Bedroom Beachfront Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|Deluxe 1 Bedroom Apartment Beachfront

Ramada Resort Shoal Bay Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center400 ft

Local attractions

  • Fly Point1.4 mi
    Victoria Parade, Port Stephens
  • Playa Ventura2.9 mi
    Playa Ventura, Playa Ventura
  • Toboggan Hill Park4.0 mi
    Salamander Bay, Port Stephens
  • Tamboi Queen Cruises2.6 mi
    Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2317Australia
  • Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest3.2 mi
    Booner St & Beach Rd, Hawks Nest

Near the hotel

  • Tomaree Head1600 ft
    Tomaree National Park, Port Stephens

    Restaurants nearby

    • Sandyfoot Cafe & Bar100 ft

      Address: 35-45 Shoal Bay Road

      60% likes this, based on 12 reviews

    • Mod Thai & Japanese1100 ft

      Address: 3/57 Shoal Bay Road

      70% likes this, based on 19 reviews
      Cuisine: Thai

    • Catch at Shoal Bay500 ft

      Address: Beachfront
      Phone: 1800 18 18 10

      70% likes this, based on 40 reviews
      Cuisine: Australian
      Price Range: USD 25 - USD 50

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      141

    Hotel Awards

    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShoal BayRamada Resort Shoal Bay

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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    Ramada Resort Shoal Bay Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 13 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children
      9.6

      our room - modern and very functional

      Nothing

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      The room was spacious and clean.

      The bedroom not having a window was a bit stuffy and we felt closed in. Also, I was not impressed by the 3.6% American Express surcharge. There is no way that AMEX charges this in comparison to 1% by Visa and Mastercard for your type of establishment. In any case, the fees are high enough that the use of a prestige card like Amex should be included in the price.

    • Couple
      4.6

      I didn't out room was out the back of a carpark , no view only to out the back of someone's carpark , I would never stay again a waste of money for $260 !!!

      The room And value for money !!!!

    • Family with children
      6.6

      The location is fabulous. easy access to beach and dining. the staff obliging when we asked for room upgrade.

      The studio apartment was at the rear of the resort in an aged block. the view from the apartment was the back wall of the multi level car park. we consequently asked for an upgrade & paid accordingly. i would not recommend the zenith apartments.

    • Older travelers
      6.4

      Nearness to beachside, hotel and reasonable restaurants. Good long weekend venue.

      The rooms were poorly designed. There was no natural light coming into the bedroom and it felt "dungeon -like". The air conditioning did not operate in the bedroom and we were forced to sleep in the loungeroom due to the heat and stuffiness. Even the air conditioning was poor in the loungeroom as we were forced to keep it at 23 degrees which is too uncomfortable to sleep at night.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Convenient. Just needed an overnight stay to visit family in Nelson Bay and hadn't tried Shoal Bay Resort before. Apartment was ideally suited to our needs.

      Remembering to take both access cards when you go outside. One of the two lift access cards did not work.

    • Single
      7.8

      The location it's just beautiful and very relaxing

      My fridge in my villa didn't work

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Breakfasts and Spa facility

      Uncomfortable mattress in room W103. I have no back problems but each morning when I awoke I had severe back pain. The good news is that it was cured by your spa!

    • Family with children
      5.8

      I liked the area, the beach and pool facilities. Rooms were reasonably clean.

      I stayed in their Zenith complex and I consider that's not value for money. That area of the hotel is like a separated module, no views at all and it's quite an untidy area. I was aware that my booking was for the worse category in the hotel, but this should be warned in advance. The rat we pay is not in accordance to what we got. I should also be advise that no childrens are allowed in the spa are. For a couple with a bay, then the spa area doesn't exist...

    • Family with children
      7.4

      The location and the spa and mineral pools.

      The weather! Would have preferred a room with an ocean view.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      Location was right on the beach. Best beach in area. Gorgeous natural backdrop.

      Where to start? Misrepresentation of the 'four star' rating on Booked.net ruined our stay at shoal bay. Had there been anything to warn me that seriously awful budget rooms were mixed into the regular room list without any warnings, I would have been saved from the most disappointing and embarrassing experience ever. I was treating my sister from Europe to her first (and now possibly last) Australian holiday resort experience. On arrival at the reception we were directed to drive into the rear car park and from there told to go straight through to a door off a fire stair behind the carpark. Then use a key card to pass outside onto a small open bridge (with weeds each side up to eye level) up a full flight of concrete stairs with our heavy suitcases, then along a long exterior access balcony (with charming views of the abandoned site adjacent) to the motel style doorway. Then the key card failed so I had to retrace my steps to get another key card. At this point I mentioned to the kid on the desk that the Zenith wing was not looking like the four star accommodation I believed I had booked, and was scolded that if I had booked on the hotels website it would have been clear that there were various levels of rooms available, and that I had simply booked a budget room! That having used a 'third party' booking agency, any omissions in their site were no responsibility of the hotel... Though normally this verbal shrug would have been a red rag to me, I was so exhausted that I simply decided to retrieve the damned key and get horizontal for a while, intending to find an adult to speak to later... Eventually got into the basic one bed apartment with two windows... But on opening curtains, we discovered that a whole low-rent apartment block had living rooms looking directly at us, but three metres away from our windows! No net-type curtains were behind the total blockout curtains, so it was either a case of being in the dark or in full view of a wall of strangers!

    • Couple
      10.0

      cocktails and the spa

      narrow room (not a big issue)

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      The standard of the apartment we eventually upgraded to. The location of the complex.

      The standard of the studio apartment which we originally checked into. Cannot understand why they would use those apartments when the occupancy would have been around 20% for the whole complex.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ramada Resort Shoal Bay Shoal Bay location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    35-45 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, Australia, 2315

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Shoal Bay
      700 ft
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Sandyfoot Cafe & Bar
      100 ft
    • Catch at Shoal Bay (cuisine: Australian)
      500 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      141

    Hotel Awards

    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShoal BayRamada Resort Shoal Bay

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in Australia

    Use Badge