Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

35-45 Shoal Bay RoadPort Stephens2315Australia
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About Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

The beachfront Ramada Resort Shoal Bay features modern apartments and studio units close to Tomaree National Park and Nelson Bay Golf Course.

Each apartment has a kitchen, plasma TV, DVD player and an iPod docking system, and other amenities include coffee and tea making facilities, Wi-Fi and a private bathroom with a shower. In addition, all apartments have air conditioning and spacious layouts.

Some features that Ramada Resort Shoal Bay promotes are free Wi-Fi in public areas, a 24-hour reception and Wi-Fi in public areas. In addition, there is a pool, fitness centre, laundry facilities and lift access to all floors. A separate children’s pool and wedding and event planning services are also provided, and the business centre offers meeting rooms and conference space.

A buffet breakfast is available daily, and there are several restaurants, coffee shops, cafes and bars nearby.

The Barrington Tops National Park, Kooragang Island and Newcastle Airport are easily reachable.


35-45 Shoal Bay Road, Port Stephens, 2315, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)49848100 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Massage


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Superb location

Many guests say that the property is located close to Soldiers Point Marina, Worimi National Park and Fishermans Bay. Others add that Boat Harbour, Nelson Bay and Bulls Island are close by, and say that tours to nearby Karuah National Park, the Crawford River and the famous Bombah Point are easily arranged from the front desk.

Outstanding service

Several guests mention that the front desk staff is friendly, and appreciate that the check-in process is smooth, and the manager is present at the welcome reception. Others add that requests for luggage storage, upgrades and changes to booking dates are handled in a professional and cordial fashion.

Premium accommodations

Many guests comment that the apartments have superb kitchens with modern stovetops, fridges, microwaves and dishwashers. Others add that the countertops are wide, and appreciate that there are plenty of kitchen utensils, dishware and crockery to prepare a meal for a large family.

Negative Reviews

Limited facilities

Some guests mention that the pool is small, the fitness centre has dated equipment, and the laundry does not offer urgent service. Others add that the event space is small, and note that the tour desk is thinly staffed, the lift is small, and there is limited seating in the common lounge.

No parking

A handful of guests note that there is no on-site parking, and say that alternative options are quite some distance from the property. Others add that parking nearby has a substantial fee, and dislike that there is no complimentary valet service.

Property feels isolated

Some guests say that mobile phone reception in the area is patchy, and note that the lobby does not offer complimentary newspapers. Others add that the Internet connection is often not available, and dislike that Wi-Fi signals in the rooms, hallways and lounge are weak.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2203 reviews across the web
7.6 /10
  • Expedia
    7.8 /10
  • Hotels.com
    7.8 /10
  • ebookers.com
    6.0 /10
  • other websites
    7.3 /10
7.6 out of 10 based on 2203 reviews