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40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 42 Hotels in Port Macquarie
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We first read about The Observatory on tripadvisor when searching for accomodation for an week long trip from Brisbane down to Port Maquarie . With such great reviews we booked online and started our journey down the New South Wales coast . The day before we were due at The Observatory in Port Maquarie we were contacted by reception and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Observatory at Port Macquarie provides a stylish, welcoming & quality beachside experience. The location is superb with unsurpassed views, excellent facilities and easy access to all that Port Macquarie has to offer, including stunning beaches, cafes, shopping and coastal walks. Additionally, we were impressed by the all the complimentary extras provided during our 9 night stay and by the... More 

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked a room with ocean views for a short holiday with my mum. We have been regular visitors to Port Macquarie for years, but this was our first time to stay at The Observatory and it didn't take us long to be convinced that it won't be our last! We were impressed with our clean, spacious room which boasted... More 

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Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Comfortable, spacious rooms, beautiful view, fantastic position overlooking Town Beach. The staff were friendly and efficient and treated us to complimentary chocolates and wine. What a lovely surprise! A few aspects could do with improvement - we were unable to access the wifi for the duration of our stay, and there didn't appear to be any gym facilities. Also the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in the one bed studio with ocean views then 2 nights in the top floor Penthouse. Staff were excellent advised us 2 hrs prior to check in that room was ready Studio room good for sleeping had a good balcony and overlooked the beach. The penthouse was huge with large balcony and BBQ area all overlooking... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Port Macquarie a number of times over the years but this is the first time staying across from main beach for summer holidays. The Observatory is certainly a nice place to stay whether as a couple or family. We enjoyed a 2 bedroom apartment with ocean views and it was great to be able to sit out... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our last trip to Aus. The location is perfect with full beach frontage. On arrival we had a complimentary hamper with local gourmet food products, including wines, hand-made chocolates, cheese and lavash crackers - all delicious! The rooms are huge, it is more of an apartment than a hotel room, even has a... More 

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Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked a room at The Observatory (based on TA reviews, of course), I had no idea it is one of the greenest (most sustainable) hotels in Australia. The room was spacious and included an indoor deck (with walls and ceiling, the outside wall all openable louvers, which was perfect for the rainy evening) with gorgeous view of the... More 

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Mid North Coast
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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals and celebrating our anniversary, so we decided to stay locally and have a mini break. The apartment had a lovely view,was clean and fresh, bathroom neat and tidy, decor modern. Staff efficient. Pool,spa and sauna very relaxing.

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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern ,extremely clean , wonderful chocolates. One bed room good for a night or two. The one bed appartment much better for longer stays lovely bright with good balcony. Wifi was a small problem only because after reception closes unable to call any one. But all said lovely place very enjoyable.

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Address: 40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Port Macquarie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
The Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Resort Port Macquarie
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#1 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Port Macquarie
#1 Family Hotel in Port Macquarie
#2 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie

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