We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
28/01/2018 29/01/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Mantra Aqua

    1A Tomaree St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
    Lowest prices for your stay
    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     4 people are viewing this hotel
    SAVE US$14
    Traveller (181)
    Room & Suite (75)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good46%
    • Average20%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “luxury escape” (9 reviews)
    “main bathroom” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    28 Jan29 Jan
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$449.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Nelson Bay hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4e2e9ffe6ecb42beb3ee74b14f60f165", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1188731,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[54255687],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":449,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"4e2e9ffe6ecb42beb3ee74b14f60f165","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":464,"lowestMetaPrice":449,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":464,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":464,"lowestMetaPrice":449,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":464,"hotelName":"Mantra Aqua","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjRlMmU5ZmZlNmVjYjQyYmViM2VlNzRiMTRmNjBmMTY1IiwiQUlLIjoiNTNiZjNmOWE0MTQ5NGU2YjllZGRlY2U2ODM3ZTI0MTUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "28/01/2018", "checkOut": "29/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$449", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109243731":"HotelsCom2IB","36562108":"BookingCom","78940791":"OrbitzEWS","65739120":"Hotwire","54255687":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (599)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 597 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Fantastic place to stay. It was clean, the rooms were big with large comfortable beds. It had all amaties required for a relaxed and comfortable stay., just like home. It was very close to the shops, marina, restaurants and of course the beautiful beaches. Great...More

    Thank Cypgirl4life
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We stayed for 8 nights over a VERY busy period which included NYE. The unit was spacious. The location was good, parking ample. The furnishings, especially the white/cream dining chairs were very grubby and worn. Neither of the exhaust fans in the bathrooms worked. There...More

    Thank raecunn
    Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Mantra Aqua Resort, and for your feedback. All of the kitchen items listed are available, so my apologies if they were missing from your unit. Hopefully we recorded these details during your stay, or at least...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Stayed for 7 nights January 2018 in a 2 bedroom pool view unit. Facilities are acceptable however price is probably a tad over the top for quality of accommodation. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms are a good size for families and location is excellent...More

    Thank Stephen P
    Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 2 days ago

    We always appreciate receiving constructive comments which help us to maintain and improve our standards as well as to meet and exceed guest expectations, thank you. Great to see that you enjoyed beautiful Port Stephens! The Christmas-New Year period will always be at a higher...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We stayed as a family over the New Year period in a two-bedroom Superior apartment. We were glad that we did choose to pay a little more for this option as one of the other families in our group chose not to and there was...More

    Thank Nathaniel W
    Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 3 days ago

    Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your apartment and your time in our corner of paradise! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Again, sincere apologies that your service was somehow missed. We will hope to welcome you and your family again....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Another Luxury Escapes package for us, and we loved it. Grandparents with our teenaged grand-daughter the apartment was perfect for us all, king bed room and ensuite at one end, king bed room and adjacent bathroom for her! She did mention that we had our...More

    Thank febenine
    Response from Work E, General Manager at Mantra AquaResponded 3 days ago

    There's nothing better than entering the Christmas-chaos relaxed and refreshed- so wonderful to hear that we ticked all the right boxes for you... Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and for your lovely review. We'll hope to welcome you again. Best wishes, Leanne

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$143 - US$497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 110
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Agoda, Priceline, Travelocity, Ctrip TA and Orbitz so you can book your Mantra Aqua reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Greater Newcastle >
    • Port Stephens >
    • Nelson Bay
    • Also Known As
    • Mantra Aqua Hotel Nelson Bay ,
    • Mantra Aqua Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (181)
    Room & Suite (75)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (100)
    Bathroom (15)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Nelson Bay
    The Landmark Nelson Bay
    343 reviews
    .26 km away
    Cote D'Azur
    161 reviews
    .34 km away
    Nelson Towers Motel
    73 reviews
    .34 km away
    Port Stephens Marina Resort
    212 reviews
    .40 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Sandpipers Restaurant
    653 reviews
    .27 km away
    The Home Interior
    266 reviews
    .19 km away
    275 reviews
    .26 km away
    Mod Thai Food & Noodle Bar
    300 reviews
    .24 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Dolphin Swim Australia
    299 reviews
    .52 km away
    Gan Gan Lookout
    567 reviews
    1.57 km away
    D'Albora Marinas
    407 reviews
    .47 km away
    Fly Point
    134 reviews
    1.00 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Joan E
    26 December 2014|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
    Dolphins all year round. Whales march to sept is the best.
    Teash B
    11 July 2014|
    Response from gmaquaresort |
    Hello Teash, Thank you for your enquiry and I am happy to advise there are 2 allocated car spaces for the 3 Bedroom Deluxe Penthouse so the third car will be able to go into one of the many visitors spaces and will not be... More
    Room Tips
    "Near the gate was good for us."
    Read review
    "Check Reviews"
    Read review
    "Phone ahead... pool view not quite as expected. Read the rules, plenty of rules, especially about cleaning..."
    Read review
    "Ocean View from Balcony"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing