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The Observatory

40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband has been traveling to Port Macquarie for a week at a time five times a year for the last 10 years in a work capacity. Whenever appropriate I accompany him. Fortunately on our very first trip we chose The Observatory. Since that initial stay we have never contemplated staying anywhere else and have had no hesitation in recommending... More

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10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a return visit to the Observatory Hotel and as with our first stay we were not disappointed with our apartment, in fact by chance it was the same one! Plenty of room for our four adults, it was spacious and very clean, with comfortable beds and an expresso machine.......how perfect! Apartments are very well appointed, within walking distance... More

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melbourne
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Port Macquarie. Had to stay in Port Macquarie for business related trip and picked the Observatory because of it's great reviews. The apartment was spacious and clean. The complimentary wine, beer, cheese and chocolates was a very nice touch, unfortunately we didn't have the time to drink and eat them all! Enjoyed breakfast at the... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
45 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in August 2014 as part of the Voucher Deal through the Cudo Getaway Deals. It lived up to everything that was offered and more. I cannot compliment The Observatory enough - the room was very nice, comfortable, extremely clean and had everything we needed with lovely views over the bay. The staff here a lovely and very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked 3 nights here because of the good reviews so thought we would try this hotel. Visit Port MacQuarie a lot due to an aged family member living there. The room was lovely, large bed, clean, nice balcony facing the water. Unfortunately though it was just far to noisy. From someone running and jumping upstairs, the cafe downstairs,... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Observatory! The view was amazing, hotel was fantastic, sparkling clean rooms, the staff was friendly. The bistro downstairs was also wonderful. We will stay again on our next trip back to Australia, only longer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight and the Observatory and my husband and I could not give it enough praise! The room was beautiful and clean with incredible ocean views that were breathtaking! We loved the sun room type set up on the balcony too. By far the most impressive thing is the staff. Friendly, knowledgable and so helpful! We had one staff... More

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Sydney
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most wonderful ocean view with the sound of the waves crashing onto the shore. This is the most beautiful spot to spend one's time in Port Macquarie I am sure. The 2 bedroom apartment was superb (601.2). . Washing up the dishes viewing the ocean has never been so enjoyable. The lounge / balcony area is opened up by... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had our first visit to Port Macquarie and loved it. The hotel apartment was clean, plenty of room to spread out, wide balcony with a large table and 6 chairs, under cover secure car parking, heaps of options for cafes and restaurants, a park and beach across the street. We didn't use the indoor pool but the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommend The Observatory highly, we have stayed there 5 years running. Would not stay anywhere else, they are very friendly, always clean, child friendly. We would also like to give a special mention to Karen at The Observatory who always goes above and beyond for us. We would like to thank her very much!

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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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The Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Resort Port Macquarie

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