We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Mantra The Observatory

    40 William St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    US$306
    US$129
    SAVE US$177
    US$306
    US$130
    SAVE US$176
    US$306
    US$130
    SAVE US$176
    Traveller (315)
    Room & Suite (187)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    East Port Motor Inn
    478 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Mid Pacific Motel
    312 reviews
    #7 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Ki-ea Apartments
    330 reviews
    #2 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Macquarie Waters Hotel & Apartments
    662 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good29%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “milk bar” (102 reviews)
    “scampi” (69 reviews)
    “town beach” (130 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    East Port Motor Inn
    478 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Mid Pacific Motel
    312 reviews
    #7 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Ki-ea Apartments
    330 reviews
    #2 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Macquarie Waters Hotel & Apartments
    662 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Aug 6Aug 7
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$129.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Port Macquarie hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b256c5c389bb4c6ebfa92882d3baa0a6", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":569544,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[43487753],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":129,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"b256c5c389bb4c6ebfa92882d3baa0a6","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":306,"lowestMetaPrice":129,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":306,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":306,"lowestMetaPrice":129,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":306,"hotelName":"Mantra The Observatory","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImIyNTZjNWMzODliYjRjNmViZmE5Mjg4MmQzYmFhMGE2IiwiQUlLIjoiY2Y5NzlmMzU2NzllNDRmYWI0NzAyNGRlM2VkNjFiNGUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$129", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"76481326":"Hotwire","78899316":"OrbitzEWS","79451734":"CheapTicketsEWS","34315207":"Expedia","43487753":"BookingCom","109302237":"HotelsCom2IB","71241168":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,416)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Mantra The Observatory
    See the most recent reviews

    11 - 15 of 1,412 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    After a long day on a motorbike, the Observatory was a welcoming and friendly location for a brief overnight break. The rooms were clean, spacious, well appointed and warm (we'd ridden in winter rain for the past hour).

    Thank BMJAK
    Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your lovely review! We are so pleased that we were able to provide such comforst after a long day on your bike! We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location, great service, very comfortable bed, fabulous shower, great breakfast in downstairs restaurant - what more could you want when away from home. We stay here frequently and are never dissatisfied.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Y3471TDpeterk
    Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your lovely review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. Milkbar does do delicious breakfast and coffee, such a great start to the day! We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The apartment was clean and well equipped. The location was very convenient with everything within walking distance. Most importantly beach access was virtually a 2 minute walk. we would certainly stay at this property again.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank petersX419QX
    Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your great review!! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming back again soon.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Very happy with the Mantra Observatory Port Macquarie. The kids loved the Pool and Spa. My wife loved the location and restaurants. If you were looking to see the Port Coast great family stay. Happy Wife Happy Life

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank 808timothyf
    Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for you great review!! We are so pleased that you and your family had a great stay! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment with beautiful ocean views which was amazing. Clean well equipped kitchen (the welcome pack of coffee pods was much appreciated). Very comfy bed and pillows. Loved it so much we have rebooked!

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank T5799KBdeniseh
    Response from Tracey B, Manager at Mantra The ObservatoryResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your 5 star review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your 1 bedroom ocean view apartment. The coffee pods are a great way to start the day!! We hope to see you again soon.

    East Port Motor Inn
    478 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Mid Pacific Motel
    312 reviews
    #7 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Ki-ea Apartments
    330 reviews
    #2 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    Macquarie Waters Hotel & Apartments
    662 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$115 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #2 Business Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Port Macquarie
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 81
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Agoda, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Hotels.com, Priceline, Hotwire, Cancelon, Travelocity, Evoline ltd and HotelQuickly so you can book your Mantra The Observatory reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Port Macquarie
    • Also Known As
    • The Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie ,
    • Observatory Hotel Port Macquarie ,
    • Observatory Resort Port Macquarie
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (315)
    Room & Suite (187)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Dining (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (126)
    Bathroom (11)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    East Port Motor Inn
    478 reviews
    .51 km away
     
    Macquarie Waters Hotel & Apartments
    662 reviews
    .70 km away
     
    Ki-ea Apartments
    330 reviews
    .27 km away
     
    Mid Pacific Motel
    312 reviews
    1.13 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Stunned Mullet
    968 reviews
    .14 km away
    Milkbar
    446 reviews
    .00 km away
    The Burger Rebellion
    211 reviews
    .71 km away
    Bills Fishhouse + Bar
    139 reviews
    .79 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Breakwall
    210 reviews
    .72 km away
    Port Macquarie Museum
    116 reviews
    .83 km away
    St Thomas Anglican Church
    63 reviews
    .88 km away
    Port Macquarie Historic Court House
    19 reviews
    .83 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Delwyn R
    25 December 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Frank L | Reviewed this property |
    No they provide
    0
    Votes
    Nicole B
    12 September 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    The hotel rooms don't have a microwave. The apartments however do have a microwave.
    0
    Votes
    Nicole B
    14 July 2016|
    Answer
    Response from MyallTeaGardens | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed in a 2 BR apartment & it would be suitable for a wheelchair. One bedroom had a king double, the 2nd a zip-bed. The apartment was a really large, however the entry door was really heavy - had to really lean into... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "higher floors with balcony"
    Read review
    "Ocean view is best"
    Read review
    "ask for a garden unit if you have kids"
    Read review
    "Pay a bit more for ocean front if you can. Ask for a ground floor apartment if you have kids or are elderly."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing