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    Mantra The Observatory

    40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good31%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “milk bar” (52 reviews)
    “town beach” (148 reviews)
    “indoor pool” (72 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Kitchenette
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Great value 3 night stay at the Mantra. Had a hotel room. Nice loggia with amazing view of the beach. Room was very clean. Our room was made up promptly each day - done by the time we returned from breakfast. Staff were friendly and...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Great location. Friendly staff. Just a bit disappointed with the enclosed balcony in our ocean view room. Some have enclosed balconies and others don't, so take notice of the room you are receiving as I found the experience a bit disappointing, as I was looking...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Beautiful location with a breathtaking view of the ocean. Well appointed rooms with ingenious blends between indoor and outdoor living areas. Close to lovely local restaurants and walking distance to the beach. Next time we will stay longer!

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    Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your fantastic review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are very lucky to be located so close to Town Beach and only a 15 minute walk from the CBD. We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Luxury Escapes $399 package was good value. Our stay was very pleasant. Staff were uvery helpful. The wooden table and stools on the balcony were great for dining but two comfortable chairs in our balcony would be an improvement.

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I stay at this location approx 10 times a year. Great location and easy to get into town if you want to. Indoor pool and spa a nice place to relax. Great restaurants nearby for breakfast / lunch and dinner - Thoroughly recommend

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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
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 138 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #1 Family Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #2 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #2 Top resorts 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
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    • Observatory Resort Port Macquarie ,
    • Mantra The Observatory Port Macquarie
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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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    Nicole B
    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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    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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    "Garden 2 bedroom terrace gives you a small grassed 'backyard', great for kids"
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    "Dont stay need pool area and check noise level in room before 7pm"
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    "ocean view pour a glass of wine and watch the wales go by"
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    "Ocean view rooms on higher levels are spectacular"
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