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Mantra French Quarter Resort
Ranked #7 of 140 Speciality Lodging in Noosa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I initially booked a standard two bedroom apartment ,after arriving and seeing the room was shocked at the shabby state of the apartment,was horrible and my mother who i was travelling with agreed we could not stay there ,we straight away upgraded to a deluxe room which was simply beautiful , could not believe the difference and for a little extra was well worth the money. was so nice we extended our stay for 3 extra nights making 11 nights ,in a fabulous quiet location to close to everything.great staff to very helpful.

Room Tip: Book a refurbished room much better value.
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2013

Hello & thanks for your review of Mantra French Quarter. We appreciate all forms of feedback and we are really glad you and your Mother had a nice stay. We hope to welcome you again to a Mantra Resort soon.

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We (husband/wife) spent 2 nights at French Quarter recently and wish it could have been longer. Lovely, roomy, 1st-floor unit with well-equipped kitchen and beautiful view through palms over big, pretty pool. Staff were immensely friendly and helpful on our first night, which was VERY busy (31 August -- Jazz Festival on). We were able to have morning, afternoon and evening walks on the beach and boardwalk, and ate at two excellent restaurants (Cafe le Monde and Season) within a stone's throw of the resort. Taking in the delightful shops along Hastings St without having to worry about parking was a bonus. (Lamington's and Newton's Apple and their staff are treasures, along with the date and cinnamon scones at a bakery near the latter.) Our unit at French Quarter was in good nick and paying a little extra for restful and convenient accommodation is worth it in our book.

Room Tip: We liked 2nd floor (East quarter) -- good view of pool and feasible to use steps instead of lift.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2013

Hello and thanks for your review. We appreciate all forms of feedback and our team will be delighted to hear of your experience. We hope to see you again at a Mantra resort in the future.

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

This accomodation is well positioned on Hastings Street but unfortunately is dated and in need of a makeover. I presume the units are individually owned so the quality may vary but the one I stayed in was quite dated and not particularly clean. The carpet in the bedroom needed a good vacuum! I found the reception staff quite indifferent when checking in and not helpful in helping with an appropriately postioned room. Being a solo traveller it seems odd to place me right near the pool on the ground floor. Would have been better for a family. Also quite noisy as the pool opens at 7am. I dare not ask to change though!! I wouldn't stay here again as it's really not good value for money.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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1  Thank holidayitisAustralia
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

Hello and thank you for your review. We are disapointed to hear your feedback regarding our Front Dest staff and I will address this with that team to ensure we are delivering the kind of service we should. Also, my apologies regarding your room allocation, I can appreciate your concern. We do pride ourselves on having passionate staff representing us on the front line and as such, it would be helpful if you could advise me of the individual you are referring to. This will assist us in implementing some development for this individual where needed. My email is steve.mcpharlin@mantragroup.com.au Many thanks for your feedback as it does assist us in constantly improving our product and service.

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

We stayed in the 2 bedroom deluxe room which has been refurbished to an extent. New floor tiling and kitchen bench tops are nice but some things still need attention like the couch which was ripped at one end and the foam sticking out, bedroom TV didn’t seem to get many channels (couldn’t even find 7,9 or 10). Bed, carpet, and throw overs could do with an upgrade as they seem old.
On the positive side, the staff are professional and friendly and the building is located in a great spot. You can walk out onto Hastings street and turn left to walk down past all the restaurants and cafes, or go straight ahead and you are on the beach. Alternatively you can go right and walk along the path to the National Park. We stayed when the Jazz festival was on which was an added bonus as it is all located in walking distance.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

Hi and thanks you for your review. Our apologies regarding your comments on the furnishings in your room. Our units are individually owned and it would be helpful if you could advise us of the room number you stayed in so we can rectify the issues with the owner. My email is steve.mcpharlin@mantragroup.com.au Thanks again for your feedback, it will assist us in constantly improving our product and we look forward to welcoming you back to a Mantra Resort again.

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Didn't feel that the French Quarter represents good value in comparison with other places we have stated in Noosa and our room was not clean. Wouldn't return again which is a shame given its excellent location on Hastings Street.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Thank ozzyking
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

Hello and thank you for your review. We apologise you did not feel the resort was up to standard and I have passed your feedback onto our Housekeeping Team to focus on. We respect your point of view and will constantly strive to improve our product and service as feedback such as yours is helpful. Thanks again and hopefully we can welcome you back to a Mantra resort again soon.

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

My husband and I recently spent a few nights here and we were less than impressed. After staying at other Mantra properties we were very disappointed. Paid extra for a "recently refurbished" deluxe room. Not sure how "recent" the room was refurbished. The curtains were so old and mouldy. Room wasn't very clean. There was a lot of mould in the shower. Some of the outdoor furniture was broken. Bed and couch were extremely uncomfortable. Also very noisy room as it was above a carpark. The only positive was the staff were very friendly and great location.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

Hi and thanks for your review of Mantra French Quarter. We appreciate your feedback as it assists us to rectify our product and service. We are sorry about the cleanliness and furniture points you have raised. It would be of great assistance to us if you could email me the room number you stayed in so we can address asap. My email is steve.mcpharlin@mantragroup.com.au I will also pass your comments on to our Team as all feedback is welcomed and assists us in improving our offerings. Thanks again and hopefully we can welcome you back to a Mantra resort again in the future.

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights and were pleased with the hotel has nice rooms good swimming pool some facilities are a bit old and need updating though. Great position for the beach and restaurants probably better place for families rather than couples though would still recommend.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jeremy198200
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FQGM, General Manager at Mantra French Quarter Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

Hi and thanks for your review of Mantra French Quarter. All feedback is welcomed and I have passed your points on to our team for review. We appreciate your time and look forward to welcoming you back to a Mantra resort again soon.

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Additional Information about Mantra French Quarter Resort

Address: 62 Hastings St, Noosa, Queensland 4567, Australia (Formerly Breakfree French Quarter Resort)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 140 Speciality Lodging in Noosa
Price Range: £116 - £443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mantra French Quarter Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 118
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mantra French Quarter is set back from the hustle and bustle of Hastings Street yet offers direct access to the shopping, dining and entertainment hub, making it the perfect place to enjoy the best of Noosa. Mantra French Quarter offers self-contained One and Two Bedroom Standard or Deluxe Apartments or opt to pay a little extra for one of our Two or Three Bedroom Deluxe Poolside Apartments, offering reverse cycle air conditioning, kitchenette including a stove top, microwave, bar fridge, toaster and tea and coffee facilities, in-house movies and cable TV. There are also laundry facilities and a balcony or terrace for relaxing in the fresh air. At the centre of Mantra French Quarter is a pool, spa, sauna and outdoor barbecue picnic area with a children's wading pool that can be accessed from your room via pathways surrounded by resort gardens. Noosa's famed restaurants and shopping boutiques are literally on the doorstep, with beaches and the National Park just a short stroll away. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Breakfree French Quarter Hotel Noosa
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