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Rydges Port Macquarie

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Hay St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently attended a wedding and reception at the Rydges Port Macquarie with approximately 120 guests. The tables were unstable, the lighting terrible and the food was quite ordinary with small portions. The big fail of the night was that all the adults at the wedding reception had been served their meals and were finished and the plates removed before... More

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Palm Beach, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I overnighted in a river view room during a Brisbane - Sydney drive. The standard is above what is anticipated in a regional centre, but a bit short of the advertised four star. The room was spacious and clean with a king sized bed, but with quite basic furnishings and a large expanse of open space. The... More

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hey ijballo, Thanks for choosing to stay with us during your Brisbane to Sydney road trip. We appreciate your review and feedback! Regards, Rydges Port Macquarie More

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

Being a platinum Frequent Flyer and having stay twice previously at Rydges Port Macquarie, I decided to bring my wife here for her birthday and to inspect real estate. Well, have things changed since my last visit. Whilst purchasing dinner and drinks in the informal dinning area/bar, I was "ordered" to remove my hat by a shaved headed pony tailed... More

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hi David R, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Apologies for your experience in the bar. Although we do have a ‘no hat’ policy, please be assured I have passed on your comments to the food and beverage manager who will follow it up. Regarding the room service charges; I was able to get a hold of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

booked a 2 bedroom apartment and it was absolutely beautiful! Spacious and clean, very comfortable and the facilities at were great! The zebu bar had a great atmosphere with excellent food and cocktails to match. Highly recomend.

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hey Nicholas C, Thanks for the super review! Great to read you enjoyed your stay with us on the weekend and you were able to check out and enjoy the Zebu Bar! Hopefully see you again for next Masquerade Ball! Cheers, Rydges Port Macquarie More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bed was outstanding. This was overshadowed by the fact that I had paid for the river view room, but received a large building in my way. Only half of my view was the river and the other half was a dirty old building. I feel kind if ripped off in that aspect. The food at zebu underneath the hotel... More

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hey 160810, Thanks for giving feedback about your recent stay. Really pleased that you enjoyed the Rydges Dream Beds and the food from Zebu! I'm sorry to read of your disappointment with the view from your room. Please contact me directly if you choose to stay again and I will do my best to ensure your next room has a... More

Brisbane, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent overnite stay. Two bathrooms,nice equipped kitchen,big balcony over looking the river. Close to shopping and a easy walk along the river to the beach. Apartment came with its own numbered parking space and the lift was fast. Happy check in staff. Free wi fi and a TV in the master bedroom!

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hey LandHBrisbane, Thanks for the super review!! Delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and we were able to welcome you to beautiful Port Macquarie. Hopefully we get to see you again here soon! Cheers, Rydges Port Macquarie More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stopped over for one night at the Rydges after a long drive from queensland. we were charged $220 for the night for a lake view room. We included breakfast which was an extra $40 for the both of us. We were also told that we had to pay $10 to be able to park our car in the... More

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Chris P, Apologies for the inconveniences you spoke about during your recent stay. Yes like you mentioned for the full buffet breakfast it was charged at $20 per person. Filtered coffee is included in the buffet breakfast rate but I’m sorry not the coffees from the cafe. I am unable to determine which website you booked your room on but... More

Branxton, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a good sized clean room. Only downside was the noisy pub music from below :(. We had a balcony but the music was on all afternoon and night so it wasn't that pleasant to enjoy the view unless you wanted then noise. With the door closed there was no noise even at night which was good !!!! Great location,... More

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Rydges_Port, Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hi Jo-Anne A, Thanks for the review of your recent stay. Really pleased you were impressed with the room and central location. Apologies for the inconvenience experienced during the day with the outside music. Hope to see you again very soon. Cheers, Rydges Port Macquarie More

Mountain Creek
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on the night of 5th August 2014 in a water view room. The view was wonderful and the staff were amazing, every one we spoke to was very helpful. Unfortunately the room needs work. The most obvious was the badly worn rollers on the sliding door on to the balcony. It was so noisy it sounded like... More

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Rydges_Port, Front Office Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Superjudy, An opportunity to improve our services is always welcome. I am pleased to read our staff were helpful. I have sent you a personal message regarding your feedback. Kind Regards, Sarah Front Office Manager More

Brisbane, Australia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
45 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here again for work this week and as usual and as per my previous review, staff service is exceptional both in hotel and restaurant. No doubt in that, however, this trip I have bit of mixed review of my stay. When I checked in, I reserved the table at the restaurant and specifically requested for a window table but... More

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Rydges_Port, Front Office Manager at Rydges Port Macquarie, responded to this review

Hi Luxurious88, Thank you for your return business and taking the time to provide continued feedback. I apologies there was a lack in communication between the Front Desk and Restaurant. I agree there needs to be consistency with the services we provide. I will be discussing this with the Food & Beverage Manager and Front Desk. While staying with us,... More

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Address: 1 Hay St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Port Macquarie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Port Macquarie 4.5*
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The location is the picturesque foreshore precinct filled with theatres, galleries, restaurants, boutiques and bars. With direct access to pristine swimming and surf beaches and only minutes to the amazing hinterland, Rydges Port Macquarie is the ideal destination for your next getaway on the water. Rydges Port Macquarie offers 103 contemporary and spacious rooms overlooking the water or CBD, complemented by 16 fully self-contained two and three bedroom apartments with private balconies. Also home to the award winning Zebu Bar + Grill. ... more   less 
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