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    Mantra The Observatory

    40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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          US$287
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good28%
          • Average7%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “milk bar” (102 reviews)
          “scampi” (66 reviews)
          “town beach” (126 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This was a great spot to stay. The views were amazing from the enclosed balcony and the room was comfortable and well equipped. We would be confident to recommend it to anybody looking for aplace to stay.

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          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much for the recommendation. We hope to see you again soon.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We stayed in a one bedroom apartment. Great balcony and ocean view. Large rooms and very clean. Great staff, super helpful. Quiet location. Great amenities. Definitely a great location for a family holiday, we look forward to coming back.

          Thank Kylie R
          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you on your next stay.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          my whole family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Observatory. Our room was very clean and very spacious. The location was brilliant, and walking distance to everything we wanted to do. I would recommend this property

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          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your recommendation.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This is a quality hotel in a beautiful location opposite Town Beach. It has large rooms with balconies if you have a one bedroom suite and there is a full kitchen if you want to prepare your own meals, though with the lovely restaurants in...More

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          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear you had a lovely stay. We hope to see you again in the near future.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I travel to Port Macquarie for work fairly regularly and stumbled across this hotel on the most recent visit. Happy to say it ticked all the boxes. Clean, comfortable and quiet. It's about a 15 min walk into the town centre for dinner etc but...More

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          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are very lucky with our location across from Town Beach. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

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          About
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          GreenLeadersGold level
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$118 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #1 Family Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #2 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #4 Luxury Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 81
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          • Location
          • Australia >
          • New South Wales >
          • Port Macquarie
          • Also Known As
          • The Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie ,
          • Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie ,
          • Observatory Resort Port Macquarie
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Delwyn R
          Do we need to bring beach towels??
          25 December 2016|
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          Response from Frank L | Reviewed this property |
          No they provide
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          Nicole B
          Do the 1 bedroom hotel rooms have a microwave cheers thanx😊
          12 September 2016|
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          Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
          The hotel rooms don't have a microwave. The apartments however do have a microwave.
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          Nicole B
          Do you have wheelchair accessible rooms with two beds? Which category are they please? Thanks
          14 July 2016|
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          Response from MyallTeaGardens | Reviewed this property |
          We stayed in a 2 BR apartment & it would be suitable for a wheelchair. One bedroom had a king double, the 2nd a zip-bed. The apartment was a really large, however the entry door was really heavy - had to really lean into... More
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          "Ocean view is best"
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          "ask for a garden unit if you have kids"
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          "Pay a bit more for ocean front if you can. Ask for a ground floor apartment if you have kids or are elderly."
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          "The rooms with a view of Town Beach are the pick, but also exposed to the noise of passing traffic."
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