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Mantra PortSea

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   76 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly BreakFree Portsea Resort)
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Ranked #27 of 46 Hotels in Port Douglas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very expensive for the quality of the place. If you are a family you are probably better off renting a house for around the same money The pools are good though particularly for young kids who aren't confident swimmers. One redeeming feature is that it's only a short walk to the beach On arrival had one very rude reception staff... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I forgot that mantra is an Unserviced facility. Booked this hotel when they had a special deal with Qantas. Used about 14,845 Qantas frequent flyer points plus approx $110/night. The non service is really inconvenient as you won't get any top up of the toiletries & the one item each that they provide you would really only last for 1... More

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Sydney, Australia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title suggests our 6 night Mantra stay was above average. I would give it 3.5 if that was an option. We stayed in a studio room which had a view of one of the lap pools. Hint: staying in a room overlooking the lap pool is far quieter then the main pools as they get very busy and... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your honesty on room allocations. The outlook your room had here at Portsea is very popular with our return guests and the noise you experienced is unusual, however it is high season and it is hard to control noise on a suburban street. Our tennis court is complimentary to all in house guests- a... More

Celbridge, Ireland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
44 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here 3 nights in August. The hotel is run along the lines of a motel: no on site restaurant and no room service. The room I stayed in had a kitchenette attached but that left the bedroom space tiny. I felt that I was sleeping in the toilet. A good breakfast which can be very busy is included... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Port Douglas is a town which prides itself on its food offerings. The main street, beachside and the Marina offer fantastic dining options with great views. Mantra offerings of breakfast and poolside have always been a suitable option to meet our guests needs. I wish you well on future travels.... More

Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choosing to stay here are a friends recommendation i did have a high expectation as she had loved it and talked it up so much. One thing I do expect for a 4 star Hotel is to provide daily room servicing. At least the replenishment of amenities like soap, shampoo & bath towels. You had to go to reception to... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I appreciate your comments in relation to your experience and how different your perceptions are of your friend and her recommendations for staying at Portsea. Our apartments are serviced weekly for replenishments of all comfort items. As many travellers stay 5 or more nights most guests have replenishments of these items and appreciate not having... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Mantra Portsea for 7 nights in the hotel style room. Very friendly staff always happy to help out and nothing seemed impossible. Rooms are not serviced (we knew this as we read it when we booked the room) however if you need towels just walk to reception and they give you clean ones. Great location, Very... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Great to hear you loved Mantra Portsea. Always nice to know you enjoyed and your time and more importantly want to come back. Look forward to welcoming you back real soon, Kind regards, Lisa Brown General Manager More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort hotel looks very good on approach it is a gleaming white structure and the entrance and foyer is wonderful. After checking in we were given the room number and directions, then the 'fun' began.We tried to find the room by various means, all very logical, however the setup of this hotel is not so logical, it was a... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

So nice you took the time to write a review. All reviews are considered and passed onto relevant management teams to address. The signage in the resort has been improved this week as this has been identifed as a need for all travellers. The resort is a large resort and with large establishments, it sometimes feel like a maze. Mantra... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights out of a 5 night booking in July 2014. The rooms were dirty, the bathrooms in desperate need of a renovation, and the bed ..... very old and/or very used. I received a refund for only 2 nights out of the 5 (not the 3 nights I had originally requested, and patiently waited for)... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to wrtie a honest review about your time with us at Portsea. I am disspointed to hear you had issues with other areas of this unit as I was under the impression it was a bedding issue when we discussed your concerns. Mantra Portsea is managed for individually owners and I have discussed your... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed here with a girlfriend for get 50th, about the 5th time for me at this resort. The position is good, 15min walk from shops and 5min to the beach. The pool is quite large compared to others in Port, however in the cooler months it could be heated a little. Great poolside bar, great for cocktails and snacks,... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Gayle, So nice to hear you enjoyed Portsea and spent your time relaxing with friends. Great to know you spent a whole day by the pool and enjoyed what was on offer so you could enjoy the sunshine.... Kind regards, Lisa Brown General Manager More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just wrapping up a 6 night stay in a studio with a kitchenette. 2nd floor on the south side. Great room with a nice balcony and sofa area. We cooked two dinners in the kitchenette which is pretty well supplied. Fridge is quite large and made it easy to store the drinks and nibbles for supper on the balcony. Beds... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at Mantra PortSea, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Reading your review with mixed emotions. It was so nice to hear you enjoyed Portsea, the locations and the room. The main lagoon pool here at Portsea is not heated, however we have a solar heated lap pool and a heated spa to meet the needs of guests in need of warmer waters. I understand some guests prefer... More

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Additional Information about Mantra PortSea

Address: 76 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly BreakFree Portsea Resort)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Mantra PortSea 4*
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Mantra Portsea Resort is a short walk to golden beaches and Port Douglas’ main tourist strip on Macrossan Street. The resort offers hotel rooms, one and two bedroom studio apartments. Facilities include three swimming pools, a waterslide, spas and waterfalls linked by a central lagoon with a swim-up pool bar serving drinks and light snacks, exercise room, tennis court, 24 hour reception, barbecue facilities, breakfast room, guest laundry, internet room, PortSea massage room (by appointment), undercover parking. ... more   less 
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