Situated right on the blue water paradise of Port Stephens, with individually designed bay fronting and forest facing rooms, suites and penthouses, this destination is the perfect getaway for couples, families and their puppies. Yes they are dog-friendly!!!
Nestled into the stunning backdrop of the Soldiers Point peninsula, Bannisters’ new boutique hotel is surrounded by water, koala habitat and a sense of peace and seclusion from hotel to horizon. Scroll down for a visual tour… #heaven
TRANQUIL OUTLOOKS: This modern 32 sqm space is full of natural light and set off by a luxurious King bed and private balcony. Relax and unwind with tranquil tree-top views overlooking nesting birds and even the occasional koala! All rooms feature a king size bed with luxury linen which can be split to create twin share, to ensure a restful stay. Paperbark rooms also have space to accommodate a third guest on a roll-away bed.
DRIFT AWAY: Available across four levels, the Ocean Deck room is a 30 sqm space combining panoramic ocean vistas with a private balcony outlook, so you can spend peaceful days and nights in the bay. All rooms feature a king size bed with luxury linen which can be split to create twin share, to ensure a restful stay.
BAYFRONT CHIC: These cool, contemporary Studio rooms are 45 sqm and feature a king size bed with luxury linen which can be split to create twin share, to ensure a restful stay. Studios also have room to accommodate an extra guest on a roll-away bed.
BAREFOOT LUXURY: The stylish Luxury suites are 50 sqm with separate bedroom and living areas with spacious balconies designed to set the scene for panoramic ocean views. The four luxury suites combine the best of both worlds with peaceful treetop outlooks as well as endless blue vistas. All rooms feature a king size bed with luxury linen to ensure a restful stay. A third guest can be accommodated for an added cost per night.
LIFE TO THE LUXE: Spread out over 56 sqm and split into separate living and dining areas, The Penthouse combines style, comfort and contemporary amenities to create a sense of escapism and simple, coastal chic. Drenched in natural light, The Penthouse at Port Stephens is a space of sheer luxury and relaxation. It’s a truly immersive experience for those who choose to live life to the luxe! Beautiful interior design opens out onto a shared terrace with a breathtaking view of Karuah Bay.
STEIN SEAFOOD & LAIDBACK DINING
Following the success of his south coast, Mollymook location, Rick Stein’s signature restaurant has arrived in Port Stephens. Located within a 98,000-hectare marine park and inspired by the unique aquaculture of the region, this is the finest locally sourced seafood, simply prepared.
Alternatively, guests can choose to drift away by the infinity pool with endless views, classic cocktails and fused Mediterranean and modern Australian dishes in the stunning Terrace Bar, or simply relax and enjoy great food, drinks and fun at Bannisters Tavern. A family friendly pub with live music, sports and an awesome beer garden!
SPORTS BAR & TAVERN
Just 50 metres from the beach, The Tavern has a traditional pub atmosphere serving Bannisters’ versions of classic pub favourites from bangers and mash to schnitzels. The Tavern is open to the public from 12pm, 7 days a week with the lunch being served from 12.30pm- 3pm and dinner from 6pm-9pm. Perfect for great drinks and awesome pub food.