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4.4 out of 5

"Great views and an easy walk. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 10 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Forster awaits you at The Dorsal Boutique Hotel. Within steps you'll find Forster Town Beach and Pebbly Beach within a 10-minute stroll. Highlights at this beach hotel include in-room free WiFi, balconies, and LCD TVs.

Coffee/tea makers, irons/ironing boards, and desks are featured in all 31 soundproofed rooms.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, tour/ticket assistance, and luggage storage. Added amenities include an elevator. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Forster hotel, you'll be 22.8 km (14.2 mi) from Diamond Beach.

Standard Room, Balcony (Standard suite)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$210* Per night/room 14 Jun. - 15 Jun.

Superior Room, Balcony (Superior Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, Balcony (Deluxe Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Dorsal Boutique Hotel ratings based on 322 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Dorsal Boutique Hotel

Everyone (151) Couples (147) Business (2) Family (21)
5 out of 5
Great views and an easy walk.

Posted by on 10 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Jun. 2021 by Rec-1

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and it is pleasing to us to know you enjoyed your stay - please come again.

5 out of 5
Beautiful position right on the beach and easy walk to restaurants and coffee shops

Posted by on 5 Jun. 2021

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10 Jun. 2021 by Rec-1

We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit and hope to be able to assist you with accommodation at a future date. Please stay safe.

3 out of 5

Posted by on 30 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Jun. 2021 by Rec-1

Thank you for staying at the Dorsal.

4 out of 5
Just a stop over for the night so suited us. Normally stay holiday accommodation for a week or two

Posted by on 19 May 2021

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19 May 2021 by Rec-1

Just a quick note to say thank you for taking the time to post your review. Guest feedback is both welcome and helpful. Have a nice day and we do hope to accommodate you again.

5 out of 5
Perfect location, helpful friendly staff, comfortable bed.

Posted by on 19 May 2021

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19 May 2021 by Rec-1

Thank you for your very positive review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to be of service to you again. Have a nice day.

4 out of 5
Great position only one slight fault was really poor water pressure in shower.

Posted by on 17 May 2021

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17 May 2021 by Rec-1

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your comments re the water pressure has been noted and will be brought to the attention of the relevant person. We do hope you will consider a future stay at the Dorsal.

5 out of 5
Views were magic, convenient location parking great staff excellent, microwave and toaster would have been handy. Loved my stay 4.5 stars

Posted by on 5 May 2021

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5 May 2021 by Rec-1

Just a quick note to thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. Yes the views are amazing. We do hope to see you again at the Dorsal.

4 out of 5
Perfect location. Slept with the balcony doors open so I could hear the waves all night and woke to find dolphins playing just off the beach. Room decor a bit dated and tired but the staff were lovely, friendly and helpful

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2021

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29 Mar. 2021 by Rec-1

Thank; you for taking the time to post your review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We do hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
Fabulous beach front location and clean and well kept hotel. Accommodating staff and great restaurant downstairs.

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2021

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22 Mar. 2021 by Rec-1

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your very positive rating and comments are appreciated. We do hope you will stay with us again.

4 out of 5
Large room, clean & tidy. Close to town. Friendly staff. Good for a weekend.

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2021

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22 Mar. 2021 by Rec-1

We appreciate your feedback, please stay safe during the current unprecedented weather conditions.

About the The Dorsal Boutique Hotel

Location 1 West Street, Forster, NSW 2428

Property Features

The Dorsal Boutique Hotel offers its guests tour/ticket assistance and an elevator. WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. This 4.5-star Forster hotel is smoke free.

  • 31 guestrooms or units
  • Towels for the beach
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Port Macquarie, NSW (PQQ) (111.6 km / 69.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Dorsal Boutique Hotel offers 31 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • LCD television
  • Coffee maker
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Dorsal Boutique
  • The Dorsal Hotel Forster
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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