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The Observatory

40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 41 Hotels in Port Macquarie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buderim, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fell in love this place the minute I checked in. After staying at the 2 star Sails........well the Observatory felt like pure luxury. I booked a one bedroom apartment with ocean views on booking.com. I paid $747.00 for 3 nights, I could have got a better last minute deal but I like to book in advance. I love Port Macquarie... More

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Tracey B, General Manager at The Observatory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic 5 star review! It sounds like you had such a relaxing stay with us and really got to soak up the best of Port Macquarie, from the beach to the wonderful restaurants on-site and close by at The Stunned Mullet. It's great to hear you plan to bring your family back in October,... More

Gosford, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay in Port Macquarie, wonderful ocean views, secure underground parking,, toasters and kettles in your room and a super pool and spa the area is ideal for food lovers with plenty of good restaurants and specialist food outlets. also great beaches and places of interest nearby

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

just back from port Macquarie, stayed at the observatory (we have stayed there about 5 times over the last 5 years, its always clean, great water views and close to everything..wont be our last time there unless we end up buying there, its a great place!

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Corlette, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have stayed at The Observatory. Staff are professional and courteous at all times. Rooms are well looked after & maintained. Scampis restaurant is a wonderful friendly atmosphere& the food is delicious. When visiting Port Macquarie in future we will always consider staying at The Observatory.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay, second time staying here and always love it! Lovely location looking over the ocean, short stroll to town. Staff are lovely and helpful, always good to deal with. Always happy to come back and stay here. Secure parking under the hotel is great!

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Port Stephens, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good things were a comfortable bed, decent bathroom,nice chocolates on arrival as part of our special deal, the view was great and parking secure and wardrobe space was good. However, everything was let down by the room. The large balcony had only two little chairs and a small table and was otherwise bare. There was only one chair in... More

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Tracey B, General Manager at The Observatory, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on all aspects of your stay. We do appreciate your feedback and will pass on the suggestions at our next improvement meeting. Regarding your comments about the small table and chairs, this week we are installing new tables and chairs in all of the... More

Kippa-Ring, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a stay earlier this year for a few nights znd lves the ocean view appartment. The staff were only to happy to help. A great place with lots of places to dine and spoil yourself nearby. Great secur parking. We were luck enough to have great ocean views and enjoyed the spa downstairs

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Kentucky, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying at The Observatory for a few years now and have always had great experiences. The indoor pool is the main attraction for us as we have very limited holiday time so we like to have rainy day options for the kids. We have made a couple of out of the box requests in the past and... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short 2 day stay here last week [cut short by floods in Northern NSW]. The room on the first floor had ocean views but a higher floor would have been better. The staff were all very friendly, efficient and helpful. We had lunch at the in-house restaurant Scampis which was really great, beautiful fresh food which was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice reasonably modern. Hotel room small but adequate. Sadly only on first floor but still had a good view of the water. Higher floor would give a wider view. Staff very efficient. Security parking. Quite a walk to town, maybe 1km.

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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
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Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Resort Port Macquarie

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