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All reviews milk bar enclosed balcony town beach great location indoor pool hotel room across the road scampi bowling club ocean view restaurant downstairs main beach the penthouse one bedroom apartment short break stunned mullet thoroughly enjoyed our stay
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms were very old, the beds were very uncomfortable, noise travelled through rooms very easily but worst of all, I specifically asked for a room with a balcony to a view, and we got a closed-off balcony with louvres. Rooms were very clean though and I liked the sauna, spa and pool. Bit too expensive for what it was - next time I will Air BnB, much better value.

  • Stayed: November 2018, travelled as a couple
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. All of the ocean view hotel rooms have the enclosed balcony with the glass louvers. We do also offer apartments with a full open balcony, I would suggest booking one of these if you do decide to stay with us again. I hope the rest of your trip was enjoyable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our advertised ocean view room had limited ocean view. It was on level 2 and faced away from the ocean and on level with trees and bright street light. It was further away from the town centre than I thought. Awesome indoor pool. Very small spa that you had to wait for. Bed was comfy. Sheets were Devine. A large club very close by with amazing seafood buffet. It was ok but not worth the money.

  • Stayed: November 2018, travelled with family
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the ocean views from level 2. We are very lucky to be located across the street from Town Beach and only a 15 minute walk into the CBD. I hope the rest of your trip was enjoyable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little tired and untidy but ok. Probably choose elsewhere on next trip. Room was dark over desk at night when trying to do some work, a desk lamp would be a good idea. Bed was comfy and slept well. Nothing to add.

  • Stayed: November 2018, travelled on business
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. Thank you for your suggestion about the lamp for the desk, I will pass these comments onto our team. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Port Macquarie.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great comfy room with fantabulous view, loved the seperate enclosed verandah with shutter glass windows, we could leave open overnight to enjoy the ocean breeze. Only complaint, stay was too short!

  • Stayed: November 2018, travelled as a couple
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the ocean views! The glass louvers are a great way to experience the wonderful ocean views! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, lovely room, will come again. Apartment had everything we needed, views were as promised, and balcony area was great. Loved the pool and spa after long day travelling, and would certainly return to the Mantra again in future. Was a tad expensive, but worth it!

  • Stayed: November 2018, travelled with friends
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Tracey B, General Manager at Mantra The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the ocean views! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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