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The Observatory

40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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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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Waratah, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have had three very good nights at the Observatory. Very good location,across the road from beach, good eateries and club nearby, relatively short walk to shopping centre and many more eateries. The staff were pleasant and helpful. We will stay again

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Sydney
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We first visited in 2013,enjoyed ourselves again this time and will return again without doubt. Both visits have been enjoyed using a Living Social voucher and the total package makes the stay an excellent value-for-money offering. The hotel is in an excellent location being a very short stroll across to Town Beach and a short walk to the famous and... More 

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Thirroul
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been staying at the Observatory many times before and we always had a good experience. It is in a very good location and has everything one needs especially for family stay and a great value for money. Also we are very pleased that the hotel is making big efforts to be environmentally friendly. Good supply of cutlery and... More 

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Safety Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Observatory for our 22nd wedding anniversary. The room we stayed in was spotless, the views superb, the restaurant downstairs was fantastic and the milky bar where we had breakfast has the best muffins ever. Thank you to everyone for making our stay so enjoyable. The only downfall with our stay was we only... More 

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Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned for a second time and not disappointed by the standard. Great Location, clean well equipped rooms/apartments with all the amenities and reasonably priced. Within walking distance to town centre and great restaurants/cafes and if you don't want to go far from your hotel then great selection just outside the door. Had a couple of issues but were quickly fixed... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having a good experience the first time, thought I would stay here again and once again the place was perfect, rooms clean, staff friendly, underground parking. I was in a room similar to last time with the nice outlook over the ocean. I note a comment about no air con in the bedroom, there is air con in the... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent couple nights in the "Ocean View Hotel Room. Nice ocean views and clean room. Apart for the King size bed and excellent wardrobe storage, everything is very small - especially fridge. Very poor lighting in the bathroom and no mirror in the room to check yourself before going out. No proper chairs with the back rest in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is nice, location is good. My husband and i stayed there in Jan 2015. It was hot and humid, there is a air-co in the living room, but not in the bedroom. It was supposed to be a romantic trip, but it was too hot in the bedroom, my husband ended up sleeping on the lounge in the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in March 2014 from a scoopon deal. The whole experience was excellent, easy check in with a lockbox code to let yourself in whenever you please outside of hours. Plenty of Underground parking and the location is excellent. Over looking the water with plenty of walking places to enjoy and let the time roll away.... More 

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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the friendly service and location of the Observatory Hotel. Everything was in walking distance and the ocean view truly made our stay enjoyable. Coffees on our balcony with a view was a treat! Mary Y

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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 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie
#1 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Port Macquarie
#2 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie

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