By the Sea or Pavilion? By the Sea or Pavilion? Mollymook, NSW

By the Sea or Pavilion?

Looking to venture to the Mollymook coast for some rest and relaxation at Bannisters and wondering whether By the Sea or Pavilion is more your style? Read on to discover what makes each hotel distinct.

Bannisters Hotels Mollymook

Located in beautiful Mollymook on the NSW south coast, sister hotels Bannisters by the Sea and Bannisters Pavilion are an easy and scenic 3 hours’ drive south of Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. By the Sea is the flagship Bannisters property, inspiring Pavilion which followed in 2015.

Both Bannisters by the Sea and Bannisters Pavilion are boutique hotels with a food and beverage soul. Sharing in providing a luxurious coastal escape, each hotel also revels in its individual qualities.

 

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Bannisters Hotels Mollymook | By the Sea | Pavilion

Location, Location, Location

Perched on the headland overlooking a breathtaking sweep of coastline, Bannisters by the Sea enjoys panoramic views of the glistening Pacific Ocean. If it’s endless blue views you seek, Bannisters by the Sea is the hotel for you.

Nestled in the heart of vibrant Mollymook and backing a eucalyptus reserve, Bannisters Pavilion places guests only footsteps from sandy shorelines. Venture out of the hotel and find yourself at the northern end of Mollymook Beach in minutes.

 

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Mollymook Beach

Rooms, Suites, and Penthouses

Bannisters by the Sea has an array of styles across 34 rooms, with all but two providing stunning ocean views. From the simply stylish Ocean Deluxe to the added comfort of a private double spa bath in a Spa Retreat to coastal chic Collette Dinnigan Penthouses, By the Sea is ideal for guests seeking relaxed luxury.

Bannisters Pavilion offers 35 rooms, including the contemporary and comfortable Classic rooms, spacious Penthouses and welcomes the pitter patter of your four-legged friend with pet friendly options. Pavilion is perfect for guests looking to venture out and explore the local area.

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Collette Dinnigan Penthouse at By the Sea | Spa Retreat at By the Sea | Pavilion Penthouse

Drink, Dine and Relax

Bannisters by the Sea is home to the renowned Rick Stein restaurant. Staying true to Rick’s mantra of ‘fresh seafood, simply cooked’, the restaurant has been serving up incredible dishes for over a decade. Open Wednesday to Sunday for dinner and Saturday and Sunday for lunch, a dining experience at Rick Stein at Bannisters is a must!

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With iconic ocean views, relaxing sun loungers and refreshing cocktails, the Pool Bar at Bannisters by the Sea is an ideal perch to while away a few hours. Open daily, in-house guests of By the Sea can enjoy privacy while they soak up the sun and sea breeze during the day, while out of house guests are welcome from 6pm to enjoy the menu.

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Treat yourself to tranquillity at Spa by the Sea with an indulgent treatment menu offering everything from facials to massages to complete packages designed to leave you with that head-to-toe glow.

Open 7 days a week.

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Rick Stein at Bannisters | Pool Bar | Spa by the Sea

Find The Rooftop Bar & Grill sitting atop Bannisters Pavilion. Sheltered by swaying palms, The Rooftop offers casual dining, with a menu of colourful seasonal dishes, eclectic craft beers, wines, and killer cocktails. Laze by the sparkling aqua pool with a drink in hand during the day, or book to dine on deliciousness at night.

Open 7 nights a week for dinner, and Saturday and Sunday for lunch.

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Elevated higher still, the Upper Deck is the pinnacle of and relaxation at Pavilion. Head up the stairs for a private oasis for in-house guests only, where you can bask in the sunshine, enjoy a good book while you sip away.

Open daily between 8am and 6pm. No bookings necessary.

For those on the go and those who simply need a second cup, the Coffee Cart outside Bannisters Pavilion has you covered. Grab an Allpress Espresso and a fresh house-baked treat on you way out and keep caffeinated!

Open daily between 7am – 11.30am.

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The Rooftop Bar & Grill | Upper Deck | Coffee Cart

Our restaurants, spa and bars are popular amongst both guests and locals, we recommend that dining and spa bookings are made at the same time as your accommodation booking to avoid disappointment.

Best of Both Worlds

The best part of a getaway to Bannisters Mollymook? The two hotels are located a mere 800m apart! Meaning guests can easily enjoy unforgettable experiences at both properties. A courtesy car is available for our in-house guests, making moving between By the Sea and Pavilion a breeze!

Looking for information on things to do in Mollymook during your stay? Check out our handy local guide here.

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