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4.4 out of 5

"Poor HWS, beds average, bathrooms less than average " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 08 Jun 2020

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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.

All 31 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, irons/ironing boards, and desks.

This smoke-free 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$189* Per night/room 4 Aug. - 5 Aug.

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 298 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 (141) Couples (133) Business (2) Family (21)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Jul. 2020

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28 Jul. 2020 by rec-1

thank you for taking the time to post your review. You 5 out of 5 rating is pleasing. We would be happy to welcome you back to the hotel.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Jul. 2020

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13 Jul. 2020 by Rec1

Thank you for your review. The feedback is appreciated.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2020

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7 Jul. 2020 by rec1

Thank; you for your review - it would seem you were very happy with your stay at the Dorsal. We hope to see you again.

3 out of 5
Poor HWS, beds average, bathrooms less than average

Posted by on 8 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jun. 2020 by Rec1

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are appreciative of all comments, negative and positive. Could you please advise which room you were in as we were not aware there may be problems with the hot water service in any room. Please stay safe during these unprecedented conditions.

5 out of 5
Handy location Close to the beach and great restaurant downstairs.

Posted by , from Moonbi on 23 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Feb. 2020 by rEC1

We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback and it seems that you were happy with your stay at The Dorsal. We would welcome you to book again.

4 out of 5
The view was amazing, the room was well set up and of a high standard. The bed needs to be taken to the tip however.

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Feb. 2020 by Rec1

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your comments regarding the bed are most disconcerting and will be passed on to the appropriate department for follow-through.

5 out of 5
Great Hotel, Great Location & Great Restaurant - one of the best feeds for a long time

Posted by on 27 Oct. 2019

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29 Oct. 2019 by Rec1

Hi and thank you for your very positive review. We are always pleased to learn that our guests have had a pleasurable experience. We do hope to see you again at the Dorsal.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2019

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16 Oct. 2019 by Rec2

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, which we are pleased to see is very positive. We would love to welcome you again to the Dorsal.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2019

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16 Oct. 2019 by Rec2

Your positive review has been received with thanks. We hope to welcome you again to the Dorsal.

5 out of 5
Very convenient location and very friendly staff. Rooms are very clean

Posted by on 14 Oct. 2019

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16 Oct. 2019 by rec2

We are pleased to receive your review of 5 out of 5. Thanking you for taking the time to post.

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

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. This Forster hotel provides 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
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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.

  • 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

  • Dorsal Boutique Hotel Forster
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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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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.