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Mantra The Observatory
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Observatory offers an unique accommodation concept that caters for both family and couples. Its location in beautiful Port Macquarie is superb being so close to the beaches & town.Rooms are well appointed making for a great spot to have either a romantic weekend away or a complete family holiday.

Room Tip: Rooms facing towards Home Beach have an excellent view. All rooms have a balcony off the units.
  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for scoring us top marks!

It's great to hear that you loved your room, the location and the view.

We look forward to welcoming you again to The Observatory on your next visit to Port Macquarie.

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Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our lovely room looked North over the ocean. The everchanging light and moods of the sea never ceased to take our breath away. There is a beautiful little deck. We listened to the sound of the breakers as we went to sleep at night. The room is extremely comfortable, everything is well designed and finished in an elegant minimal style. The hotel is walking distance from town and boats. We would not hesitate to return and stay again at The Observatory. There is so much to do in the area, we are already planning a return visit!

Room Tip: Go ocean view every time!
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cherie S
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2014

Thank you for your 5 Star review! It sounds like you had a lovely relaxing break and enjoyed the beautiful beaches of Port Macquarie.

It's great to hear that you loved the view from your room \and plan to visit us again.

We look forward to welcoming you again to The Observatory.

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Reviewed July 12, 2014

As a family with young children we don't get away much so when we do we always go to the observatory. Customer service is 2nd to none. Amazing views, beautiful rooms and great spa, sauna and pool. I recommend so highly that several of my family member only choose this hotel also. Can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed: June 2014
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great rooms, fantastic views, friendly staff. A great place to chill out, we thoroughly enjoyed our three day break at The Observatory. The hotel room we stayed in was clean, fresh and airy - first impressions were terrific. We had a view overlooking the ocean; and the balcony was enclosed - perfect for keeping out the cool breezes. The staff were very helpful and helped make our stay extra special. We enjoyed visiting the local wineries, picking strawberries, cruising down the river on a Chinese Junk and sampling the local cuisine. One particular highlight was the massage that we had at the Endota Spa. The whole weekend was totally relaxing and we can't wait until we get the opportunity to do it again. Thank you to everyone at the Observatory.

Room Tip: Just relax
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 6, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Perfect location, apartments were beautiful, just as they look on the website. Wow what a view! Staff are friendly, Scampi's restaurant was exceptional.
Cant wait to return. Wouldn't change a thing.

  • Stayed: July 2014
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