Boutique Hotels with a food and beverage soul

Find sweeping ocean outlooks, vibrant Rick Stein seafood, relaxed poolside sips and serene spa experiences. Bannisters Hotels are redefining simple coastal luxury for our guests. 

Choose between pure escapism and laidback style in scenic Mollymook at By the Sea or Pavilion, or travel up the coast to the blue water paradise of Port Stephens. Our three boutique hotels are the perfect way to escape to paradise. 

Hotels at Mollymook

  • By the sea hotel
  • pavilion hotel
  • rick’s beach house

Bannisters has three unique accommodation options in Mollymook. From the panoramic ocean views and luxury of By the Sea to the contemporary style of the Pavilion to the relaxed vibes of the nearby Beach House, Bannisters has a style to suit all guests.

Dramatic cliff-top views over the glittering ocean, luxury accommodation and superb dining ensure guests have an unforgettable stay.

Stylish, contemporary rooms and suites located near one of the south coast’s most beautiful beaches makes Bannisters Pavilion the perfect choice for a coastal getaway.

Situated on the headland with mesmerising coastal vistas, Rick’s Beach House is just moments from the Rick Stein restaurant and sandy shores.


Port stephens

Surrounded by water, koala habitat and a sense of peace and seclusion from hotel to horizon, Bannisters Port Stephens offers bespoke simplicity and impeccable dining.

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Combining the finest locally sourced ingredients from ocean to plate each day, a thoughtfully curated wine list and a relaxed dining ambience, the Rick Stein at Bannisters experience is designed to excite and delight.

Both restaurants in Mollymook and Port Stephens are deeply connected to Rick and Sarah Stein’s natural affinity with our unique Australian coastline. The seasonal menu places produce at the forefront to create simple dishes, cooked to perfection and bursting with flavour.

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Get away with a package…

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Port Stephens package Deal

Taste of Port Stephens

Enjoy a mid-week interlude at Bannisters and sample a bite of what Port Stephens has to offer.

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Christmas Gift Vouchers

Christmas Gift Vouchers

Choose a Bannisters gift voucher that can be used for incredible experiences such as coastal getaways at Bannisters Mollymook or Port Stephens, Vouchers are redeemable across any department of your chosen location, from accommodation, Rick Stein at Bannisters and more…


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Mollymook Package Deal

Christmas on the Coast

Tis the season!

Enjoy Christmas on the stunning South Coast this year and find special treats and Christmas feasts.

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Dining & bars

Find the perfect dining spot

Delicious dining and refreshing sips are at the heart of every Bannisters experience. With a focus on local produce and seasonal flavours, each unique venue offers an unforgettable menu.

From the freshest local seafood at Rick Stein, to modern Australian bites, to gourmet antipasti and pizza teamed with creative cocktails, craft beer and an extensive wine list, Bannisters has something to satisfy every craving.


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Takeaway Coffee

Enjoy your favourite Allpress Espresso every morning along with a variety of breakfast bites and baked treats from our coffee cart at Bannisters Pavilion.


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An exciting pop-up that takes inspiration from across the Mediterranean, from Turkey to Tunisia and beyond.

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Sunday Sessions at The Rooftop East

Returning soon at The Rooftop East!


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Live Music at The Cheeky Dog

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Day spas at Bannisters


Port stephens

With a seasonal menu aimed at complementing our bodies changing needs, Spa Bannisters is a must visit for those looking for the ultimate relaxation during their stay.

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Spa by the Sea offers a luxurious menu of treatments and a serene seaside atmosphere where guests can relax and refresh in tranquility.

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Bannisters gift vouchers

Thoughtful and versatile, a Bannisters Gift Voucher is the perfect gesture. Gift vouchers can be used towards luxury accommodation, delicious dining or relaxing spa treatments.

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