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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We loved staying here, the mantra Aqua really caters for the kids from the Water jets to the pool and kid friendly atmosphere. My kids loved staying here and just want to go back. We had a 2 bedroom superior apartment with great views over Nelson bay township and to the bay beyond. The apartment was huge, with everything you...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you! We love our Mantra families, and will look forward to welcoming you back!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Stays here for two nights in a pool view room in the second week of the school holidays in a two bedroom apartment . Room configuration was odd . The room where are two children slept in two single beds had the ensuite. Our room which was advertised as king but definitely, wasn't did have its own bathroom . Odd...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Sincere thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us at Mantra Aqua. All feed-back, both positive and negative, is highly valued by us in our daily operations. It is unfortunate that you were allocated an apartment where the King bed is the only bed that would split to two singles for the children. As a standard rule,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a two bedroom apartment with pool view. Firstly was pleasantly surprised that they made the room available to us at around 11am instead of the usual checkin time of 2pm a big thank you to Melanie at reception for making that possible and for making the actual checkin seamless. Car park was security undercover with allocated parking spaces....

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted to read that we exceeded your expectations on check-in, for comfort and convenience. Your feedback with regards to the foyers is greatly appreciated too. I will be logging your remarks for immediate review. Be sure to contact us for your next stay, we will look forward to welcoming you back to...

Dee Why, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

As soon as we arrived to our room it felt dirty. Floors felt disgusting under our feet, there was old blood on back of bedroom door, all doors covered in dust and on top of intercom husband wiped thickest amount of dust away. The worst part was laying on top of the bed was a pubic hair next to my...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to read of your negative experience. It is our goal to ensure that all of our guests have an amazing experience and take only the fondest memories with them. We invite you to please contact us directly so that we can address the problems that you experienced directly and in turn,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Location is great for this hotel.The pool and hot tub were nice but we were glad we did not have a pool facing room as I imagine it would be noisy at times.The kitchen was well equipped.There were signs of wear to walls and furniture which would be from normal use over time.I was surprised how much dust was on...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay, Karen. We greatly appreciate it. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our location and the pool area. Likewise, your comments regarding the housekeeping of the apartment are equally valued. We are in the process of a full, detailed clean in each of our apartments, that aside, I...

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We paid over $500 for one night for a 2 bedroom apartment. The second bedroom is tiny with hardly any room to walk around the queen bed. The bedrooms do NOT have air conditioning. There is only aircon in the living room. There are also no fly screens on windows. Kitchen utensils are very basic - the frying pan surface...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Good morning Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us, and are saddened to think that your expectations were not met. Our rates do vary with the length of stay, and as such one night stays (on a weekend too) will be higher than an extended stay. Our apartments are...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Just got back from an amazing time spent with my family in Nelson Bay. The Mantra Aqua is in a very central location in Nelson Bay. It is walking distance to the shops. Check-in was a breeze. There was allocated parking per unit, which was excellent. We were given a massive 3 bedroom unit in Building A and it was...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words! We too are focused on fun and positive energy, and we are thrilled that you felt this throughout your stay. Reading your review, it is nice to know that we are delivering on service and quality in accommodation. We will hope to be welcoming you and your family back to us in the Bay...

Winscombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We stayed in Block B on the top floor. The view was good if not 'great' and the facilities were just as good. The apartment was large as were the bedrooms and balcony. We looked out over the pool to Port Stephens Bay. The whole area is superb. Hills, Trees, massive sand dunes, forests, it's got the lot as far...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

'Finding time to explore the local area' happens to be one of our Mantras. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed our beautiful surrounds and your stay with us. Hopefully it won't be too long between visits! Best wishes Leanne

Sydney
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Recently had a short stay over Easter with a family of 4. Comfortable apartment with plenty of room. Ideal location and friendly staff. Positives - room size, facilities and club nearby. Negative - main bed was two single beds put together.

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Weren't we so very lucky with the beautiful Easter sunshine? We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our location and that our team looked after you. Some of our beds are 'zip' beds that can be either one king or two singles. As a general rule they are invaluable...

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We visited using a Luxury Escape voucher so found the price for our three night, three bedroom unit very reasonable. The unit was large, very well equipped and the beds were great. We were on the ground floor overlooking the pool, but it was very quiet. It was a two hundred metres to the centre of town, and a few...

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Work E, Front Office Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words Doreen! We are sincerely thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful experience here with us. We will be delighted to welcome you back when you next stay! Kindest regards Leanne

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just two and a half hours drive North of Sydney is the relaxed seaside village of Nelson Bay and one of the finest resorts on the Central Coast, Mantra Aqua. Mantra Aqua's stylish accommodation includes a selection of spacious, open-plan designed two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses, all featuring large living areas flowing out onto large external balconies. Each apartment and penthouse features beautiful stone bench tops in the kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plasma or LCD TV, DVD player, Foxtel and sound system in the lounge area. The resort features leisure facilities including a 25 metre lagoon pool with cascading waterfall and heated spa, children's play wading area and BBQ areas. Clean, contemporary lines and an open plan layout provide the perfect balance between the surrounding natural environment and the luxuries of resort-style living. The resort is a short five minute stroll to the centre of town or the marina where you will find a vast array of shops, restaurants and cafes. The bowling club and a 27 hole championship golf course are only a few minutes walk from the main gate. Mantra Aqua is the perfect location for a weekend away or relaxing holiday escape. Upon arrival at Mantra Aqua, we will require a valid credit card to be placed on file to cover incidental items including (but not limited to) telephone calls, breakages/damages, excessive cleaning charges and theft. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantra Aqua

Address: 1A Tomaree St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: $160 - $516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra Aqua 4.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Mantra Aqua Hotel Nelson Bay
Mantra Aqua Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
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“The only way is to front up and ask to look at the apartment before you pay?”
 of 5 bubbles Katypii, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room overlooking the pool so you can have at least some view.”
 of 5 bubbles whizzbang2, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor quieter.Just make sure if you need a shower bay as we did, please ask as shower over bath was awkward.”
 of 5 bubbles 813dim, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It is quieter if you book a room away from the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles chrisg276rec, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in apartment 91, 3 bedrooms with ample room.”
 of 5 bubbles suehV8855VX, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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