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Mantra Aqua

1A Tomaree St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Relaxing Family Holiday
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled from Brisbane to Nelson Bay for a family Birthday Celebration to catch up with relatives of all ages and found Mantra Aqua to be a very comfortable & enjoyable destination. The two bedroom apartment was spacious, clean & comfortable. The resort was very busy with families & it's big enough for everyone. We did not experience anything negative...

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Thank Boyd1504
Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Heartfelt thanks for your lovely review! Our staff, management and apartment owners will all take delight in reading your kind words. Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Mantra Aqua Resort! Kind regards Leanne

perth wa
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all-we loved Port Stephens. Our favourite spot when driving from Sydney to Brisbane. Our stay was in early December before the school holiday rush for 3 nights. We stayed in a two bedroom, two bathroom spacious, bright, comfortable and well equipped apartment. We were top floor on the edge overlooking bowling club, town and bay-fantastic views. Furniture was...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

A pre-Christmas break is never a bad idea! Thrilled that you chose to make it with us, and that you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful town. Will hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back at another time soon. Kind regards, Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Mantra Aqua was an enjoyable one on the whole. The staff were really pleasant at checkin and checkout. Our 2 bedroom apartment was very suitable to our needs, relatively spacious (except for the 2nd bedroom which was much smaller than the master bedroom) and clean. Some of the fixtures (loose kitchen faucet) and equipment (lack of large...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Mantra Aqua Resort, and for your review! We are very proud of our wonderful staff, and are thrilled to read that you were taken care of. We will hope to welcome you back again soon- maybe for a winter retreat to see the whales! Best wishes, Leanne

Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked into the hotel on the Saturday, The staff were very helpful. we got the king spa Suite, big room, nice bath room, but the whole feel was oldish. called Reception to get password for the WIFI and to make a dinner reservation. was put through to a dinner line left a message. but when it can to going to...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Hopefully you enjoyed your weekend away! Given your room description and mention of a restaurant, I am thinking that it wasn't with us at Mantra Aqua Resort in Nelson Bay. We offer unserviced, fully self contained 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for our guests. We don't have a restaurant onsite, but are a short walk away from many lovely options...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spacious apartments with a great pool and nearby golf course. These apartments are situated very close to the beach and there are some great cafes nearby. Reception staff were helpful and we even rented a few board games from there.. great selection. Only issue is car parking seemed to be limited (but we did have 3 cars between 6...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thanks for your tick of approval! Delighted to hear that you had a lovely time with us. With regard to parking, we have one allocated space per Two Bedroom Apartment and two per Three Bedroom Apartment. There are visitor spaces too, which you would have noted. Hopefully we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Resort at...

Fitzroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed over the Christmas / New Year period. The resort is obviously busy at this time, however the management are at the top of their game: the bins in the carpark area downstairs were never overflowing, there were ample toiletries available from reception, and the complex & grounds were always immaculate despite the constant presence of children scurrying about....

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

We couldn't ask for a more fantastic review! Thank you so very much. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our 'family oasis', your feedback will be so happily received by our dedicated team and our apartment owners. We will hope to welcome you back at another time soon. Kindest regards, Leanne

Moorebank, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for three nights over New Years. Paid $500 per night. The only requirements of ours, as we have three young kids, was to have a balcony with any outlook (even the car park would have been fine). After the kids go to bed, we sit on the balcony and have nibbles and drinks. This time we just had...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Happy New Year to you and the family! I do hope that you enjoyed the beautiful surrounds of Nelson Bay. We are disappointed that you didn't enjoy your apartment's outlook. Some guests enjoy the privacy of the quieter rooms at the back of the resort but I would suggest a Superior or Resort View for your next stay given your...

Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely terrible, they called the police due to us making noise, we weren't even warned, very rude staff, had multiple arguments on a daily basis, hotel service was disgusting, rooms are very small, I strongly recommend anywhere but this place

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

We have a dedicated, friendly and flexible team here at Mantra Aqua Resort. For others reading this post, there is substantial history behind this story- not one that needs to be aired online. Calling the Police is obviously a last resort for any property, and it is not done without warning. Safety and respect of our guests and staff is...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is located on the slopes of Nelson Bay. Standard rooms have view of adjoining roof tops, next price up faces internally towards pool and upmarket I guess have views of the bay. We stayed in a standard room. It is an easy stroll to all amenities in Nelson Bay. You can grab a simple evening meal from golf...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review Clive! You are correct in noting that our apartments are fully self-contained and un-serviced (except for stays of 7 nights or more). Apartments with two or more bathrooms do have a walk in shower, which is definitely recommended for those with any mobility issues. We will hope to welcome you again should you decide...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed recently having bought an excellent deal through Luxury Escapes for a 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment was extremely comfortable for the two of us. The main bedroom had a very comfortable bed with tons of storage. There was a nice ensuite bathroom with complimentary toiletries. The kitchen was great for our three night stay and while we found...

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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

The Luxury Escapes deals are fabulous value. We too recommend the upgrade to the Superior or Pool View apartments when 2 couples are sharing. These apartments have a second bathroom, and larger living areas and balconies. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the privacy of the standard apartments and our proximity to all that the beautiful Bay has to offer....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just two and a half hours drive North of Sydney is the relaxed seaside village of Nelson Bay and one of the finest resorts on the Central Coast, Mantra Aqua. Mantra Aqua's stylish accommodation includes a selection of spacious, open-plan designed two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses, all featuring large living areas flowing out onto large external balconies. Each apartment and penthouse features beautiful stone bench tops in the kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plasma or LCD TV, DVD player, Foxtel and sound system in the lounge area. The resort features leisure facilities including a 25 metre lagoon pool with cascading waterfall and heated spa, children's play wading area and BBQ areas. Clean, contemporary lines and an open plan layout provide the perfect balance between the surrounding natural environment and the luxuries of resort-style living. The resort is a short five minute stroll to the centre of town or the marina where you will find a vast array of shops, restaurants and cafes. The bowling club and a 27 hole championship golf course are only a few minutes walk from the main gate. Mantra Aqua is the perfect location for a weekend away or relaxing holiday escape. Upon arrival at Mantra Aqua, we will require a valid credit card to be placed on file to cover incidental items including (but not limited to) telephone calls, breakages/damages, excessive cleaning charges and theft. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantra Aqua

Address: 1A Tomaree St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: $128 - $424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra Aqua 4.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Mantra Aqua Hotel Nelson Bay
Mantra Aqua Nelson Bay, Port Stephens
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Do not eat at the restaurant as it was below average food and very expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles citygirltravelingfar, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a room facing the pool area. We stayed in #48 - a lovely 2 bedroom apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles 414henryr, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms around pool area at ground level while nice to look at can be very noisy depending on the number of kids”
 of 5 bubbles CliveG419, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Apartments away from pool area a lot quieter. Rooms facing west can be hot and air conditioning isn't adequate to cool them effectively.”
 of 5 bubbles Cmud2013, Dec 17, 2016 | Read review
“rooms away from pool for quiet and the western side for cool afternoons...”
 of 5 bubbles JondebemPort, Dec 8, 2016 | Read review
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