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The Observatory Holiday Apartments

30-36 Camperdown Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked the 3 bedroom townhouse for 1 night on route to the Gold Coast. I read the reviews on trip advisor and could not believe the state of the townhouse we were allocated. The first thing was the smell, it was stinking, the 3 bedrooms were downstairs and they were freezing cold. There was no heating and no duvets... More

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. As a 4 star rated property we are continually looking of ways to improve our self contained apartments for our guests. Each of our apartments have reverse cycle air conditioning for the cooler months. Perhaps as a courtesy in Winter we turn these on to allow for our arrivals to... More

Melbourne
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at this place during the first week of the school holidays but, unfortunately, for only one night. We wished it was more. We stayed in one of the top rooms which had a fantastic overview of the wharf, the ocean and Muttonbird Island. We were lucky, as it was time that the whales migrate up... More

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are thrilled that you got to see the whales from your accommodation. It really is a special sight. We look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay next time. More

Newcastle, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and clean rooms. Brought a tribe, so tried a few different styles of apartment between us- everyone positive which is almost a miracle! Very friendly, helpful proprietors make it a place to come back to.

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you review - feedback is so important to us. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Observatory and Coffs Harbour soon. More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed the weekend . Woke up to whales waving from out in the harbour. Rooms were spotless. Service was friendly. Location wad great. Will definitely be back soon with the rest of the family.looking at weekend special to stayeven longer.

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Such a magical experience to wake up, walk to your balcony at The Observatory and see the whales passing through. Thank you for your fantastic review. We look forward to welcoming you and your family soon. More

madtravel78
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Simply put, this holiday apartment complex is worth considering for its location. It's a 10 min walk to the surf club and mutton bird island. The harbour is closer and jetty strip is on the doorstep. The owners are incredibly friendly and give good advice as the where to eat and what to do. Rooms are spacious with a great... More

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciated it. We have now contacted Trip Advisor and are in the process of having our availability and nightly rates available with them. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I’ve stayed at the Observatory around a dozen times and haven’t been let down once. The rooms are clean and well-appointed, with great views overlooking the water. The location is very convenient: a 3 minute walk from cafes, restaurants and a shopping strip. And the service has consistently been of a very high standard: Daniel and Emily are always friendly... More

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Great feedback Michael, thank you so much and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. More

Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

a great apartment..just moments from a great strip of cafes. A short walk to the pier and if you want to stretch the legs a little further, carry on walking to mutton bird island. Close to the beaches. Really helpful and super friendly staff was happy and greeted us with nice smiley faces :-) We were there tp do an... More

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear about our guests stays' and how they enjoyed our beautiful city. The ocean swim is a great event and we look forward to welcoming you back next year. More

Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We rented a studio apartment on the 3rd floor for an extended period. The 5 star service started when we first made an enquiry about availability. The level of service never faltered during our stay. The room was exceptionally clean( a big tick to the cleaning staff) with the same level continuing through the common areas and the shared laundry... More

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mediabutterfly, Public Relations Manager at The Observatory Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

It is so wonderful to have our visitors take the time to review our property. Thank you so much, it is very appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Stepped off the train and walked straight into the clean and comfortable room but then opened the curtain on an extensive view across the harbour, jetty Mutton Bird Island and out to sea. A great stay for a couple of days, thanks Neil and his friendly team nothing was a problem. Just being one block from the busy restaurant strip... More

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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Great place to stay. Been here twice & service has been great both times. Really welcoming. Very clean. Very helpful people. Huge 3 bedroom town house. Can't fault it in anyway. Thank you so much for a great stay. Will be back.

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Address: 30-36 Camperdown Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
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The Observatory provides luxury to suit your every need. Surrounded by the unique atmosphere and vibrance of Coffs Harbour's cosmopolitan Jetty area. Spacious 1, 2 & 3 bedroom self catering apartments with private balconies allow you to take in the spectacular harbour, foreshore and ocean views. Centrally located, it's an easy walk to the beach , marina, markets, restaurants and shopping. Onsite managers, Daniel & Emily have a tour desk that will ensure you get the most out of every day. Over night or weekly accommodation is available and the corporate sector well catered for. ... more   less 
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