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Rydges Port Macquarie

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

When we entered our room it had a damp rag smell mixed with banana. We rang reception to ask if we could swap rooms and we were told they were fully booked. We were told to open our windows. Guess what? The windows don't open so we don't jump out! Later we asked a hospitality staff member to come into...

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Hope Island, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Driving up from Sydney this was the obvious choice for a stopover. It's a shame that the food was only average because the only other negative was the cost of .a movie $18.95 and $10.00 to park the car . On a brighter note the the bed,pillows,bathroom,shower were all good.Couldnt see any stationery to use and the room was a...

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review of your recent stay. I was concerned to read your comments in regard to the in room dining which I will follow up with the chef. The Garlic Pizza bread is served with ramekins of Olive Tepenade, Hummus and Beetroot Relish so apologies if this wasn't what you had expected....

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stopped over on the way to Sydney for one night. A lot of positives about this hotel. The rooms are incredibly large. They include two queen sized beds, ive never stayed anywhere where the rooms are not only bug, but include big beds too! They were comfortable with quilts and pillows, lovely. If i had known i would not...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked online with credit card details through Rydges direct however the card was not charged for some reason. I now know that this is because they wish to add a parking charge for each day, as well as an additional credit card charge. When will the hospitality industry realize that accepting credit cards is a cost of doing business! I...

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay. I was concerned to read your comments in regards to your booking and the charges incurred. The Rydges.com booking website takes credit card details but these are only used on check in or out not prior to your stay. We do offer on site paid parking which is limited but guests...

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at Rydges could not have been more helpful too us, from checkin to checkout they were always polite, friendly and happy. Our room was 414, over looking the pool and river.... Just beautiful. It was not noisy, and to sit on the deck with a wine and people watch was great. The room was very clean, the beds...

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay and glad you really enjoyed your visit. I agree the Rydges Dream Beds and the pillows are great for a great sleep. I will pass on your comments to the team but helpful and friendly service add value and it's great that this was noted. Thanks again for your patronage...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was very clean and the beds were very comfortable, the buffet breakfast was great but my favourite part was the spa. The food was great and was very well cooked and fresh. My number one choice hotel 🏊‍♀️🤽‍♀️🏄‍♀️

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review the Hotel on your recent stay and I am delighted that you have enjoyed the stay. It sounds as though you made the most of your stay and utilising the facilities. The spa on our first level has amazing views of the Hastings river and is set at a comfortable temperature to enjoy...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location. Large tidy rooms - but feels like it needs a renovation. Good bar and restaurant downstairs. If staying here make sure you take the time to walk to Flynns Beach - the path starts out the front of the hotel.

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. I am glad that you have enjoyed most aspects of your stay. There is planning to update the fittings in room for later this year which will compliment the new Rydges beds in room. The Coastal beach walk is magnificent and goes all the way down to...

Temora
Reviewed 1 week ago

We regularly stay in Rydges hotels but this was our first time at the Rydges Port Macquarie. The hotel was predictably Rydges quality and easy to book and check out. The restaurant provided great food wine matched and the service was excellent. The only downside being the lack of hotel parking. I guess in the high season this could be...

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay. I am glad that you have enjoyed most aspects of your stay. My apologies in regard to the inconvenience in regard to the car parking as on certain days in the peak Christmas period parking does become limited as the majority of guests have vehicles. We are looking into ways we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Rydges for 7 nights. We had a room overlooking the river and waking up to the beautiful view in the morning was excellent. Also used the pool which was lovely and enjoyed the bar downstairs. The location in the CBD makes it easy to walk around town and the staff were friendly and helpful. We would...

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Our central location allows our guests to be close to a number of restaurants and attractions to make the most of the time in Port Macquarie. Thanks again for your patronage and I trust that we will have the opportunity to welcome you...

Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Rydges Port Macquarie this last week, with my daughter. What a great location and hotel this is. We had a great time. The pool is excellent and provides great enjoyment for the kids and adults. We were very happy with our room and the environment. The restaurant experience was good with plenty of options. This hotel is...

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JustinBoydell, General Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and I am glad you have enjoyed your stay. It sounds that you made the most of your trip to Port Macquarie. The hotel is well located and we have some good advance purchase and packages available at the moment. Thanks again for your patronage and we look forward to welcoming you back to...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The location is the picturesque foreshore precinct filled with theatres, galleries, restaurants, boutiques and bars. With direct access to pristine swimming and surf beaches and only minutes to the amazing hinterland, Rydges Port Macquarie is the ideal destination for your next getaway on the water. Rydges Port Macquarie offers 103 contemporary and spacious rooms overlooking the water or CBD, complemented by 16 fully self-contained two and three bedroom apartments with private balconies. Also home to the award winning Zebu Bar + Grill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Port Macquarie

Address: 1 Hay St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Port Macquarie
Price Range: $187 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Port Macquarie 4.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Rydges Port Macquarie Hotel Port Macquarie
Rydges Hotel Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie Rydges Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
#11 Luxury Hotel in Port Macquarie
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“Room with a balcony and a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Hardiman_11, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ROOM TIP, rooms 113-116 face directly to the pool, so don’t allow them to stick you there.”
 of 5 bubbles Italy-Escape, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid lower floors during school holidays due to pool noise. Upper level river view. Hotel in urgent need of upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles 995jannel, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room with a balcony - level 3 or 4 are great. You will get noise from the pool if sitting outside but we can live with that!”
 of 5 bubbles Dooonr, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't book room 127 as it is opposite the entrance to the pool and gym and would be very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles KathrynB15, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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