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Gorokan, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for weekend for my partners 50th, beautiful place,very clean,beautiful pool,very quiet, above expectation, so happy,outstanding staff, close to shops, great restaurants, love this area, massive rooms, will definitely be back, thankyou

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights in 2 bed apt. The rooms were spacious and the kitchen well equipped. Unfortunately both beds were rock hard and a good nights sleep was not happening. Apt was just above the outdoor car park so noise was a problem. Also for whatever reason contractors/maintenance workers started working at 5am so if you wanted a sleep in...

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

Thanks for your review Peter, and of course for staying with us! I am very sorry to hear that your beds were hard, I hope that we recorded that information on your departure for review. Our teams don't start until 7am of a morning, so I am unsure of where the noise was coming from at 5am- I can completely...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We chose the Mantra Aqua for a last blast holiday for our family of 3 before we become 4 - the photos of the Mantra Aqua online plus the facilities looked amazing - we couldn't wait to stay. We don't get away often and this trip was very special to us. I do get we didn't book and pay for...

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

Hi Gina, it was lovely to be able to speak with you as you departed today. As discussed, our internet is through an external provider, and I do apologise that you were unable to gain access. We could have assisted from the front desk with an extended use voucher. Amenities we also would have happily replaced for you, I am...

Mannering Park, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very large clean we walked everywhere close to resturants shops beach across the road 2 very large swimming pools wonderful stay would highly recommended lovely food in there restaurant amazing place to stay

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

That does sound like a wonderful stay! I'm not sure that you were at Mantra Aqua, we have the one pool and no restaurant, although our fabulous staff do recommend excellent local eateries. If you are ever in Nelson Bay we'd love to welcome you. Best wishes, Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time to stay at this resort. First time was about 5 years ago and upon our return it didn't look like the place has been maintained very well. The walls and carpets are quite run down and showing their age. However, our 2-Bedroom apartment was quite sufficient in terms of amenities. We made use of the...

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

So wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us again. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Thank you also for the feedback, we greatly value the opinion of our guests as it helps us to continually improve. The exterior of our buildings are scheduled for painting this year, so hopefully you experience a better...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just off the main streets, you are an easy walk to all of the restaurants, pubs and (most importantly) the beach. We parked the car at the start of the weekend and didn't need it again until we checked out. The staff are great and there's very good systems for late check-ins. The hotel policies can sound a little...

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

Thank you for your comprehensive review, and for choosing to stay with us at Mantra Aqua. We sincerely value our guest feedback as it allows us to continually improve and meet guest expectations. Many of our apartments are undergoing upgrades at the moment. Great value is definitely important too. We will hope to welcome you back for your next break...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends booked a two bedroom apartment with pool view, check-in was very easy very pleasant staff. Parking was simple close to our apartment. The apartment was large, very clean, well appointed with all the facilities we required. The location was excellent very close to the shopping centre and not far from the water. If I had any minus...

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

Thank you for your review! We are very fortunate to have a wonderful team here at Mantra Aqua Resort, they take great pride in providing excellence in service and product. It is lovely to see this acknowledged, particularly on the tail of several not so great reviews. Our owners and housekeeping team will be particularly heartened by your comments, so...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in a 2 bedroom facing the pool. While privacy can be an issue the apartment was very spacious clean and comfortable. The apartments facing the bay get the afternoon sun which in summer could be a tad warm. The resort location is very central and a very walk to restaurants stores & the bay. Even...

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

Wonderful to receive your review and the fabulous score- thank you for choosing to stay with us at Mantra Aqua Resort. Comfort and convenience are hugely important, and nothing pleases us more than seeing our guests happy and relaxed. Best wishes, Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located. End of story. The 2 bedroom superior was anything but superior. The full bathroom had a 1/2 size tub which was grimy. The dining table had food wedged under the glass which was brown and revolting. There was a smell that could only have been a rotting corpse or sewage, fortunately (kind of) it was the latter in...

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

Disappointing to receive your review. We are well advertised as a smoke-free premises and have been since May 2015- this doesn't not mean that smokers are not welcome, it simply means that they need to smoke off premises. Apartments are cleaned and checked prior to arrivals by our dedicated staff. I will share your comments here as this is most...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just experienced a 'Luxury Beachside Getaway' package for three nights in a 2 bedroom apartment - it is not a luxury place or a beachside stay, being at least a ten minute walk from the water. We paid to upgrade to a larger apartment for larger rooms and a bush view, but, while the apartment was clean, the supposed...

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

I am so sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay. We sincerely appreciate constructive feedback as it helps us to maintain and improve our standards. Generally our standard apartments are bush view, so I would be interested to know which apartment you were staying in... Window locks are governed by legislation, so our hands are a little...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Nelson Bay
Price Range: $153 - $513 (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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“Stay in a higher level room to avoid noise problems.”
peterp191, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms over looking the beach beautiful”
lynnm909, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pay top dollar and you may get something special.”
B7401ADdavid, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The only way is to front up and ask to look at the apartment before you pay?”
Katypii, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room overlooking the pool so you can have at least some view.”
whizzbang2, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
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