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    Mantra The Observatory

    40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good29%
          • Average7%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “milk bar” (102 reviews)
          “scampi” (67 reviews)
          “town beach” (126 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
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          Kitchenette
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
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          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday

          Bed rooms in the 2 bedroom ocean view rooms are very light overnight from external lights- only complaint. First rate otherwise. Have stayed here multiple times over the last few years. Never disappoints.

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          Reviewed yesterday

          Very nice location close to everything.Very nice view of the ocean and the sound of it at night was so relaxing. Nice accommodation and service. Highly recommended.Will visit again if we can. Nice rooms.

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          Reviewed 5 days ago

          we had such a great stay at the Mantra the observatory I cant wait to return the rooms were clean, comfortable and we had a fabulous view from level 2, straight across to the town beach. we will return again

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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We started our stay with 1 night in the heart of Port Macquarie town as we could walk to restuarants etc. It did not feel like we had a getaway until we checked into our room at the Observatory. We appreciated being away from traffic...More

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          Thank lisa7008
          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for you for your lovely review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My husband and I arrived in Pt Macquarie and were pleasantly surprised by our accommodation. Friendly staff, immaculate rooms, beautiful wine and water crystal glasses, with a lovely view. Our only concern was that the lifts were small and very slow, but everything else was...More

          Thank Marg S
          Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The Observatory

          Thank you for your lovely review. We are happy to hear that you had a great stay. We hope to see you again soon.

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          About
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          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$ 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #2 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie
          • #2 Top resorts 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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          Dining (9)
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          Bathroom (9)
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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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