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Mantra The Observatory

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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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Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Babysitting
Electric vehicle charging station
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Great View
Harbour View
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Have stayed here before with a Luxury Escapes package and were more than happy with location, & staff. The rooms are large enough & we really enjoyed the room at the front with louvres so we could sit with our books a nice glass of wine & check out the beach conditions
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Response from Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory
Responded yesterday
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the luxury Escapes package. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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Hotel's Favourite
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 Observatory
Responded 18 Jun 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.
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Not up to Mantra reputation with old TV's and bad reception when there was any even during the day The pool was very good but the sauna was being maintained for 2 of the 5 days we were there The Ocean view room was lovely
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Response from Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I am sorry you were disappointed with some aspects of your stay. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to again soon.
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We have stayed here before but this time booked a 2 bedroom apartment with an Ocean View as there was a special deal being offered. They are full serviced apartments with excellent fit out of dishwasher, oven, stove, microwave for in room catering. Full wifi, TV, DVD player and
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Response from Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us. We are very happy we were able to assist in providing you with a memorable holiday. The Luxury Escapes package is a great way to experience Port Macquarie. We hope to welcome you back again very soon.
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Perfect hotel Review of Mantra The Observatory Reviewed today This hotel is in the perfect spot, across the road from the beach and a leisurely walk to town An added bonus is there is a pool, spa and sauna anda cafe and a restaurant close by. I would struggle to stay anywhere
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Response from Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory
Responded 1 week ago
What a great review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the ocean views! We are very lucky to be located so close to Town Beach. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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Is it pet friendly
Unfortunately we are not pet friendly.
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I didn’t notice any undercover parking spots that would accommodate a car and boat.
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Do we need to bring beach towels??
No they provide
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The hotel rooms don't have a microwave. The apartments however do have a microwave.
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Do you have wheelchair accessible rooms with two beds? Which category are they please? Thanks
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 it to push it open--don't know whether that could present a problem
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"Choose ocean view rooms and best views are from above level 3"
"ocean view"
"Make sure you have an ocean view room or ocean view apartment"
"Top floors are best at the front"
"Nice view of ocean."
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PRICE RANGE
US$114 - US$230 (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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