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The Observatory

40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 41 hotels in Port Macquarie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Bowral, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first stay at this property though I have been coming to Port on business for many years. Excellent staff, room, location & value! Clean & great balcony too! I will definitely stay here again & recommend it :)

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Sydney
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights at the Observatory as part of a deal. Our level 2 room overlooked a park with a view of the beach in the background. It was QUIET, the bed was comfortable and the shower fantastic. It is not right in the centre of town (about 8 minutes walk away) but we found that to be an... More

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Westford
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a one-bedroom apartment overlooking the ocean and I have to say whoever designed this place knew what they were doing. The entire wall of the living room was glass doors that folded back so the kitchen dining and living area opened completely onto the balcony. The bedroom had sliders that opened onto the same deck. Man it was... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great view and a lovely apartment with lots of space. Very well equipped and comfortable. The indoor pool and outdoor spa were great, small but wel maintained. We stayed 3 nights and loved it, only comment was that we didn't know if the apartment was serviced or not and it was not cleaned, neither was the Coffee and Tea replenished... More

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Queensland, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you like sea and sand, The Observatory is ideally placed, overlooking the sparkling clean sea. Staff are friendly, efficient and helpful. Everything is clean and well organised, with outstanding environmental pluses - that the Observatory has deservedly gained awards for. We'd not stayed in Port Macquarie before and were so impressed with both the Observatory and what the area... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay in Port .. We stayed in a hotel room overlooking the beach and it was ample in size for three nights as it had a lovely shuttered conservatory attached which we spent quite a few hours reading and taking in the view. The staff were friendly and efficient. There is a wonderful cafe downstairs for breakfast..... More

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Blacktown, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had several short breaks in various locations and The Observatory at Port Macquarie was the best ever! From the friendly receptionists to the smiling, helpful service staff, we felt welcome and valued. Our room exceeded our expectations. It was a pleasure to look out at the water while sitting in comfortable lounges on the balcony. We are looking... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second stay at the Observatory, we had a single bedroom apartment with ocean views and full length verandah with access from both the large living area and the bedroom. The apartment had everything required for our stay and the complimentary bottle of local wine was well received and devoured :) The staff including the cleaners were friendly and professional... More

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Pokolbin, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The observatory certainly looked after us on our 3 night stay. There was an issue with a leak in the room, as soon as I informed the staff we were moved instantly( with the help of reception staff ) and were given The Penthouse. I cannot thank the staff enough as it was a special getaway for my daughter &... More

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Kyogle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving at Port Macquarie without accomodation we wanted ocean views and outlook, The Observatory was in the perfect location, reception staff were so lovely they even gave us a key to look at the room available before we committed to book in! We were impressed with the views to ocean, lovely clean room, stones throw to fabulous beach & walkway.... More

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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): $$
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The Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie
Observatory Resort Port Macquarie

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie #1 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie #1 Top resorts Hotel in Port Macquarie #2 Family Hotel in Port Macquarie #4 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
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Enjoy the spectacular ocean views at The Observatory Hotel, located opposite Port Macquarie's Town Beach and only a short riverside stroll into the town centre. Choose from 1, 2 & 3 bedroom open plan apartments, hotel rooms or luxury penthouses all with contemporary finishes and state-of-the-art appliances. The Observatory is the region's most awarded apartment hotel - winning the most pretigious Australian Property of the Year Award at the 2010 Hotel & Motel Accommodation Association Awards for Excellence. ... more   less 
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