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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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GreenLeaders Gold level
Mantra The Observatory offers seaside accommodation in the heart of Port Macquarie. Located directly across from the beach, this contemporary hotel boasts spectacular views over the ocean, river and hinterland, and provides close proximity to many of the areas natural attractions. Secure onsite car parking with an electric car charging station is complimentary for all guests along with free in-room wireless Internet access. Accommodation is modern and spacious with the choice of the Hotel Room, One, Two or Three Bedroom Apartment, and the Three Bedroom Penthouse. Apartments boast private balconies, air-conditioning, fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, and large TVs with Foxtel channels.
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Reviewed today

Location on the 3rd floor was great with a balcony looking over the ocean.We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment with another couple.The set up was good with 2 king size beds but unfortunately there was only one toilet and it was located in the...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Everything about the Mantra is 10/10. Great place to stay, comfy bed, clean rooms and bathroom, view A1, staff pleasant, heated pool, sauna, lovely short walk to town along water, balcony. Will be on the look out for another deal to return. Thx

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Response from Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 19 June 2018

What a great review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the ocean views! I will pas on your kinds words to the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed today

The Mantra offers some great family packages. Right on the beach and close to town for shopping and eating. Rooms were disappointing as they are tired and need a refurb. The heated pool was a real hit with the kids though and easy driving distance...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Hotel was tidy and clean. Position is great. Mattress was too soft for my liking. Parking is a problem. It works on a 1st in best spot principle which is confusing. Would be much better if a specific spot was assigned to each booking.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great stay here for three days mid week. Couldn't fault the location, close to some great walks in and around Port Macquarie. Staff were very unobtrusive and the rooms were serviced at a convenient time every day. Fantastic and would definitely come...More

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noellestone
8 August 2018|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Unfortunately we are not pet friendly.
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Katjfeth
14 March 2018|
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Response from Marea J | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t notice any undercover parking spots that would accommodate a car and boat.
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Delwyn R
25 December 2016|
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Response from Frank L | Reviewed this property |
No they provide
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Room Tips
"Get an ocean room apartment - not hotel room - and at least level 3 upwards."
Koala-Linz
5 weeks ago
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"Get a beach view room"
NickLed135
13 Oct 2018
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"Beach views which were the highlight."
Y8865JQdenises
12 Sep 2018
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"The higher the better views."
gchallinor
4 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 122 - US$ 219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the observatory hotel port macquarieobservatory hotel port macquarieobservatory resort port macquarie
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Observatory
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesPort Macquarie
NUMBER OF ROOMS
81
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