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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Bought a Voucher from luxury escapes and were disappointed with the room as it was not luxury!! we got the basic room and faced a brick wall ,no balcony! it made the room feel very enclosed in and didn't get much sun. It's nice when yo go away to sit on the balcony in the afternoon and enjoy a beverage...

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

Thank you for taking the time to put your experience in writing, Sam. We too are disappointed to hear that your time with us did not meet your expectations. Our Luxury Escapes guests are generally counting down until their next stay when they depart. We would love to welcome you back. As a view is important to you, I would...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Had 3 great nights at the Mantra Nelson Bay. Bought 2 Deals last year from Luxury Escapes. my wife used one last September with 2 friends for a Golf Excursion and had a great time. My wife and I paid a bit extra and had a room (99) above the pool. it was a 2 bedroom large apartment which was...

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

Gosh, how lovely! Thank you for your beautiful review. It is wonderful to hear that we are meeting our 'Mantra' and providing our valued guests with relaxing stays and happy memories... we will certainly hope to see you back again. Wishing you a fun-filled Easter with your grandchildren, Kindest regards Leanne

Reviewed 11 March 2016

You like to get away to relax and have a good sleep in at least!! the room was good nice and roomy & clean. BUT when it came for sleep time, well that was non existent for me for the one night I stayed. one bed caved in completely and the other half of the bed was hard and lumpy,...

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gmaquaresort, General Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at our property. We sincerely believe that a restful sleep is the foundation and minimum requirement for a positive experience, so we'd love to hear which Apartment you stayed in or if you had a chance to discuss this with any of our team whilst you were...

Forrestfield
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely modern apartment, with every facility required. It was so comfortable we could of stayed longer except we had a schedule. Good views from the balcony and lots of room for us to sit out on, which we took advantage of. It was a short stroll to both the town and the foreshore. Staff were helpful and friendly. Would we...

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gmaquaresort, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

How lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts!! Hopefully we'll hear from you again in the near future and please call us any time you need another getaway! We'll be sure to entice you to stay a little longer....

Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Once you pass the gates it's very nice. Staff are lovely and helpful (housekeeping embraced my son's fascination with vacuum cleaners...one day he will realise they're not a 'tool' ;) pool and fountain are the best parts. BBQ area is great too! We had a 2 br apartment very spacious. Probably needs 2 aircons. Would happily stay here again!

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

It makes us all smile to read this review, thank you! It appears that our mantra to 'have you feel right at home' has been met. Encourage that fascination with vacuum cleaners for as long as you can- we'll hope to welcome you back before too long! Kind regards Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights on a short weekday getaway holiday. This is the 2nd time to visit and stay here, this time with a 4 yr old and 1 yr old in tow. Found a good deal for 2 bed apartment online and for the price ($110 per night) this place is far superior to anything else in and...

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

We are so very pleased to read of your happy family time here with us at Mantra Aqua! Thank you for your comprehensive and glowing review. Hopefully we can talk you into staying longer next time, until then... Best wishes Leanne

Guangzhou
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Big apartments with all do you need. Beautiful look. Good attention. The stores are very closer: supermarkets, restaurants, bookshop, pharmacies, bakeries, etc. You can walking around Mantra and find all for your trip.

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

Thank you Marly! We love it here too- the 'perfect space in an ideal place', inline with Mantra's mantras... See you when you next need some fun and relaxation. Kindest regards Leanne

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Set on hillside on the edge of the Nelson Bay CBD (250 metres away) this apartment hotel is very comfortable and quite. The furnishings and bedding are of very good quality. An undercover parking space is available for all units and the access to the site is controlled after 8pm by electronic looking. Very good swimming pool available to guests...

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

We are thrilled to hear that we greeted you with a smile, and that you had a comfortable stay. Our apartment owners will be happy to hear that you enjoyed the quality of the furnishings and bedding too. Thank you for being our guest! Best wishes Leanne

Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights. The room and pool were really good for us and our two young children. The room was comfortable, clean and well appointed for the cost. We enjoyed a few short walks to the marina, which was easily done despite pushing the pram (even back up hill!). Would recommend this accomodation to others.

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

Why, thank you for your recommendation, Peter! It sounds like you had a wonderful family getaway in our beautiful town. Hopefully you can stay for longer next time! Kindest regards Leanne

Reviewed 11 February 2016

I was a little skeptical at first after reading some negative reviews about this property but I couldn't see why anyone would rate anything negative about this property. We stayed there for 3 nights as a family of 4 including 1 infant and the place was extra ordinary. It exceeded our expectations. Everything was smooth right from the check in...

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

5 stars! Thank you! It is wonderful that we exceeded your expectations. It is unfortunate that you had other guests drinking from glass in the pool area- that is always something that our Team will address, for future reference. We'll hope to see you again very soon! Warm 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
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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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: $183 - $504 (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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“We stayed in apartment 91, 3 bedrooms with ample room.”
 of 5 bubbles suehV8855VX, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not eat at the restaurant as it was below average food and very expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles citygirltravelingfar, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the pool area. We stayed in #48 - a lovely 2 bedroom apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles 414henryr, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms around pool area at ground level while nice to look at can be very noisy depending on the number of kids”
 of 5 bubbles CliveG419, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Apartments away from pool area a lot quieter. Rooms facing west can be hot and air conditioning isn't adequate to cool them effectively.”
 of 5 bubbles Cmud2013, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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