Mantra The Observatory Port Macquarie

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40 William Street, Port Macquarie NSW
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Mantra The Observatory Port Macquarie
40 William Street
Port Macquarie, NSW  2444
Australia

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2pm
Check-out Time
10am
Reception Hours
Monday to Friday: 7.30am – 7pm
Sat-Sun & Public holidays: 8am – 7pm
Smoking
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Parking
Free undercover secure parking

Hotel Policies

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Port Macquarie Accommodation

Create unforgettable memories during your next beachside escape at Mantra The Observatory, located in Port Macquarie on the North Coast of New South Wales. Featuring stunning ocean and river views and winner of multiple tourism awards, Mantra The Observatory is one of the area’s most popular accommodation choices.

Positioned across the road from Port Macquarie’s main beach and just 400 metres from the town centre, Mantra The Observatory is ideal for those wishing to hit the sand and surf and experience Port Macquarie’s coastal eateries and retail stores. Spend the day unwinding at the beach and soak in the North Coast sunshine, or take a short stroll into town for a little retail therapy where a mix of fashion boutiques, gift stores and retail chains await. Explore the area’s numerous beaches, picnic spots and nature walks, and dive into the invigorating activities on offer from surfing to kayaking, fishing, horse riding and camel safaris.

Features & Facilities

At Mantra The Observatory, you’ll have access to complimentary secure undercover car parking, complete with electric car chargers, use of the indoor heated lap pool, sauna, heated spa and BBQ entertainment area. Delight your tastebuds with decadent seafood at Scampi’s Seafood Bar and Grill, or relax with a hot or cold beverage at The Observatory Milkbar, both located onsite at The Observatory. If you’re planning a little beauty therapy during your stay, the endota day spa is located onsite and offers a range of relaxing treatments that will ensure any pre-holiday care is quickly forgotten.

Services

  • Free undercover secure parking and electric car charging station
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Bike hire (fee applies) with free iPod audio tours
  • DVD and game hire (fee applies)
  • Child minding (external party, fee applies)
  • Express checkout
  • Photocopying
  • Scampi’s Seafood Bar and Grill
  • Milkbar Café
  • BBQ entertainment area
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Undercover heated spa
  • Family sized-sauna
  • endota day spa

Swimming Pool

Take a refreshing dip in our indoor pool, sweat it out in the sauna, or enjoy a long soak in our heated spa and relax into your holiday.

Endota spa

Endota spa is situated on the ground floor at Mantra The Observatory and is the perfect place to spoil yourself with that holiday massage, facial or manicure you’ve been dreaming of. Offering an extensive selection of tantalising treatments, organic skin and beauty care products, herbal teas, award winning Dermalogica products, hydropeptides and hydro microdermabrasion, Endota spa will take care of all your beauty needs.

Dining

With two fantastic dining venues onsite, all of your dining needs are catered for at Mantra The Observatory.

Tour desk

Mantra The Observatory is situated in Port Macquarie on the North Coast of New South Wales, a popular destination doted on by its loyal visitors; you’ll be surprised by how much is on offer when you holiday at Port Macquarie. Our Reception team will be happy to help.

Room Types

When unwinding in your Ocean View Hotel Room you’ll be connected to the natural surrounds with water views on offer through your own private indoor balcony. Ideal for couples and corporate guests, the Ocean View Hotel Room features a king size bed with plush bedding, coastal themed décor, bedside tables with lamps, occasional chair, writing desk, and flat screen TV with Foxtel channels. Maximum of 2 people.

  • TV and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Bar size refrigerator
  • Free secure undercover parking

Families or small groups of travellers will love the Two Bedroom Ocean View Apartment, which boasts stunning views of Town Beach and Hastings River. Designed with modern furnishings including a full gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine, bathroom, and multiple outdoor balconies, you’ll feel completely at home during your beach vacation. In the open plan living area floor-to-ceiling glass bi-fold opens onto a spacious balcony, where you can immerse yourself in the seaside surrounds.

  • Stunning ocean views of Town Beach and Hastings River
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer (shared)
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more
  • Max 5 guests

Overlooking the courtyard, the Two Bedroom Garden Terrace Apartment is beautifully appointed with modern furnishings including a large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine, two bathrooms, laundry facilities and multiple outdoor balconies. Perfect for those travelling with small children, select apartments also feature their very own private garden courtyard.

  • Courtyard and garden views
  • Spacious balconies
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 8 nights or more
  • Stair access only (3 storeys max)
  • Max 5 guests

Perfect for families, two or three couples, or small groups looking to getaway in style, our Three Bedroom Penthouse offers the ultimate accommodation experience with 180-degree views. Overlooking the magnificent ocean, river and hinterland, the Three Bedroom Penthouse is a must for those seeking the best that Port Macquarie has to offer. Floor to ceiling bi-fold doors open out onto a large spacious balcony where you can relax and soak in the stunning vista. You’ll have your own stainless steel BBQ on the balcony, along with a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, complete with coffee capsule machine.

  • Large plasma TVs with home theatre system and Foxtel
  • Sony iPod docking station
  • Open plan living featuring timber floors
  • 3 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and 2-3 balconies
  • Full equipped internal laundry with dryer
  • Free WiFi
  • Nintendo game hire (pay per use)
  • Security card access to Penthouse level only
  • Private security car space
  • All rooms are non-smoking
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Sleeps up to 6 people

The One Bedroom Ocean View Apartment is spacious in design and offers dual views over Town Beach and the Hastings River. Your home away from home, this contemporary apartment is self-contained with a full gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine, so you’ll have everything you need during your stay. Floor-to-ceiling glass bi-fold doors open out onto a spacious balcony where you can enjoy a beverage and dine alfresco in the privacy of your apartment.

  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Large full equipped gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine
  • Modern bathroom with separate bath/shower
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer (shared)
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more

The Two Bedroom Deluxe Ocean View Apartment is comprised of the One Bedroom Ocean View Apartment and an Ocean View Hotel Room with shared foyer and interconnecting balcony, making it perfect for couples or friends travelling together. Enjoy views of Town Beach and the Hastings River from floor-to-ceiling glass bi-fold doors, which open out onto a spacious balcony. Facilities also include a full kitchen, large TV with Foxtel channels, two bathrooms and laundry facilities.

  • Stunning ocean views of Town Beach and Hastings River
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more
  • Max 4 guests

Complete with three stunning bedrooms, the Three Bedroom Ocean View Apartment is perfect for families and friends travelling together. Inclusive of a Two Bedroom Ocean View Apartment and an Ocean View Hotel Room with a shared foyer and interconnecting balcony, the apartment offers contemporary design throughout and boasts a full kitchen, two bathrooms and laundry facilities. Multiple outdoor balconies overlook Town Beach and the Hastings River, providing the perfect space to unwind and enjoy your seaside retreat.

  • Stunning ocean views of Town Beach and Hastings River
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass bi-fold open onto spacious balconies
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a coffee capsule machine
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more
  • Max 6 guests

With your own private furnished balcony, the One Bedroom Tower Courtyard View offers an affordable option for those holidaying in Port Macquarie. You’ll enjoy views over the town, terrace or hinterland, along with a spacious open plan living area where you can relax and unwind. Apartments are appointed with modern furnishings and décor, a comfortable king size bed, large TV with Foxtel channels, along with a kitchenette with dishwasher and your very own coffee capsule machine.

  • Balcony with town, terrace or hinterland views
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Modern kitchenette with dishwasher and coffee capsule machine
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more
  • Max 2 guests

Boasting a touch of indulgence the Two Bedroom Park View Apartment is a great choice for those looking for a little added comfort while on holiday. You’ll be spoilt with views over Rotary Park and the ocean from your private balcony. The apartment is poised with contemporary furnishings, a full gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine, laundry facilities, bathroom, and multiple outdoor balconies.

  • Views overlooking Rotary Park with ocean views from balcony
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass bi-fold open onto spacious balconies
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with coffee capsule machine
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more
  • Max 5 guests

The Three Bedroom Park View Apartment is perfect for families and friends travelling together, featuring three separate rooms with ample bedding for all. The apartment offers contemporary design complete with a full kitchen, two bathrooms and laundry facilities. Overlooking parkland from your spacious balcony, you’ll enjoy the fresh breezes and natural outlook this self-contained apartment offers.

  • Stunning ocean views of Town Beach and Hastings River
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass bi-fold open onto spacious balconies
  • Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
  • Large fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a coffee capsule machine
  • Laundry with washing machine and dryer
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Free secure undercover parking
  • Mid-stay room service included on stays of 5 nights or more
  • Max 6 guests

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Dining

Dining

With two fantastic dining venues onsite, all of your dining needs are catered for at Mantra The Observatory.

Scampi's Seafood Bar & Grill

For a sensational menu comprised of the freshest seafood Port Macquarie has to offer, look no further than Scampi's Seafood Bar & Grill. Locally sourced fresh seafood is prepared by an experienced head chef, and paired with spectacular ocean views that are sure to leave you satisfied. You’ll find Scampi's Seafood Bar & Grill located on the ground floor entrance to Mantra The Observatory.

Milkbar Town Beach

Serving breakfast and lunch Monday to Sunday, Milkbar Town Beach is a popular local hot spot which oozes coastal ambience. Here you’ll find friendly service coupled with simple yet wholesome food and homemade delicacies. Milkbar Town Beach is famous for its ‘Single Origin’ coffee and Tbar teas, and uses organic woodfired sourdoughs, free range local eggs, Ricardoes tomatoes and other local condiments. Milkbar Town Beach is situated on the ground floor entrance to Mantra The Observatory on Town Beach.


Experiences

Mantra The Observatory is situated in Port Macquarie on the North Coast of New South Wales, approximately four and a half hours’ drive from Sydney and six hours’ by car from Brisbane. A popular destination doted on by its loyal visitors; you’ll be surprised by how much is on offer when you holiday at Port Macquarie.

From exploring the region’s endless coastline where you can watch dolphins frolicking in the waters below, to touring the regions wineries and farmland, or journeying through time at the Port Macquarie museum, the diversity of activities and attractions is almost boundless.

Discover the town’s finest food fare at the many cafes and restaurants located throughout the area, or taste the regions locally produced wine at the surrounding vineyards. Sightsee the region at your own pace or book a tour and launch your holiday with a boat cruise, camel safari, fishing trip or surfing lesson. Visit a local farm and pick fresh strawberries, sample homemade cheeses, olives, honey and nuts.

The renowned Port Macquarie coastal walk in Sea Acres National Park will give you a true appreciation of just how vast the coastline is, and provides numerous opportunities to relax with spectacular vantage points to enjoy a picnic and view sea life along the way.

If you’re flying into Port Macquarie, you’ll find the airport located just five kilometres from the town centre on Boundary Street. Port Macquarie can be reached by car from Sydney, Brisbane, Newcastle and New England within a days’ drive, making it highly accessible holiday destination.

For more ideas on things to do while staying at Mantra The Observatory in Port Macquarie, please talk to the reservations team, as we are more than happy to assist.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

  • Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding
  • Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail
  • Timbertown Heritage Theme Park
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
  • Billabong Koala And Aussie Wildlife Park
  • Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
  • Camel Safaris
  • Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberry Farm
  • Port Macquarie Observatory
  • Hydro Golf
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Kids Crazy Maze
  • Mid-North Coast Maritime Museum at Port Macquarie
  • Port Macquarie Museum
  • Local Markets

Events in Port Macquarie

  • Port Macquarie Sunday Markets – 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
  • Hastings Farmers Markets – 2nd Saturday of each month
  • Ironman Australia – April/May
  • NSW Junior State Touch Competition – Feb
  • NSW Touch Association State Cup - December
  • Port Macquarie running festival – March

Location

Contact Information
40 William Street
Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
Australia

Points of Interest

  • Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding
  • Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail
  • Timbertown Heritage Theme Park
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
  • Billabong Koala And Aussie Wildlife Park
  • Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
  • Camel Safaris
  • Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberry Farm
  • Port Macquarie Observatory

Directions

The Observatory is located opposite Town Beach, Port Macquarie’s main beach. We are a short riverside stroll to the town centre. Address: 40 William Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Getting Here
Located on the mid north coast of New South Wales, Port Macquarie is easy to get to by all types of transportation, with well developed road, air, rail, and interstate coach services.

By Car
Port Macquarie is approximately 4.5 hours drive north of Sydney and situated just off the Pacific Highway, which bypasses Port Macquarie about 10 km to the west. From the Pacific Highway driving north, exit at the sign posted Oxley Highway for Port Macquarie. If you’re coming from the north, turn left into Hastings River Drive from the Pacific Highway. By Air - From Sydney You can fly to Port Macquarie from Sydney by Qantaslink and Virgin Australia. Multiple services run daily and current flights start from $89 each way.

From Brisbane
Flights to and from Brisbane run daily with Virgin Australia.

From Melbourne
There are no direct flights to Port Macquarie from Melbourne. You will need to first fly to Sydney and then fly onto Port Macquarie. For QantasLink flights call 13 13 13 or Virgin Australia flights call 13 67 89

By Train
Countrylink offer three return train services daily from Sydney to Port Macquarie. The train stops at Wauchope station which is approximately 20 minutes from Port Macquarie’s town centre. A coach service from Wauchope to Port Macquarie is available on one service. For train timetables and bookings call 13 22 32


Hotel Policies

Car Parking
Complimentary onsite undercover car parking for 1 vehicle.