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Mantra Aqua

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent three nights at Mantra. Very well located - walking distance to CBD with restaurants, shops etc. Reception staff very professional and helpful. Under cover parking. We had a difficulty with one of the TVs in apartment. Staff very willing to visit afterhours and fix. Unfortunately had to wait until next day for actual fix but we were impressed with...

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

Thanks so much Bill! Always a pleasure to send our guests home relaxed and planning a return visit. Fantastic to see that our team took good care of you. Your feedback is a valuable tool for our continued improvement, so for that we are most appreciative. We'll look forward to having you back! Kindest regards, Leanne

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed in a two bedroom apartment for 2 nights. Upon checkin, staff were extremely friendly. However, the design of the building is very weird. Our room was in building A and the car park assigned to the room was underneath another building. A little inconvenient. I understand that this establishment is a self contained model, however, removing/emptying rubbish bins prior...

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

It is most disappointing to read that you wouldn't recommend the property to family and friends. We have such a wonderful return guest rate. We do operate as self-contained apartments, and servicing is once a week is correct. The parking is regulated as per the builder's plans, so while sometimes confusing initially, it is free of charge and undercover. Should...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed with our stay at the Mantra Nelson Bay. There was nothing we were lacking but there was a sense of meanness that dampened the stay. We knew our room faced the back bur we did not expect it to be dark and gloomy. We were two but the apartment was two bed room so four adults could...

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

I too am disappointed to read that your stay with us fell short of expectations. We have such a wonderful return guest rate and are so used to sending our guests home happy and relaxed that it is upsetting when a guest suggests that they don't wish to return. Additional supplies are always available, and our team are most willing...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Nelson Bay for a few days. Booked a 2-bedroom apartment with reasonable views over the town. Location is good and within easy walking of the town centre. Unit was comfortable albeit a little tired being a few years old. Furniture and facilities were in good condition although the mattresses could be updated. Parking good and under cover. Reception friendly...

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

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review. It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed a relaxing few days with us. We always appreciate constructive feedback that helps us to maintain and improve our standards. Hopefully we collected some information on your departure so that we can review the bedding given your experience. We will hope to...

Yatte Yattah, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at this venue each year for 4 nights with a large golfing group.-30 people. Units are well presented clean and spacious location is central to shopping restaurant water activities. Staff are friendly and helpful

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

Thanks Paul! Wonderful to see that we are taking care of you and your group so well. We'll look forward to welcoming you back soon hopefully. Best wishes, Leanne

Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as self-service accommodation goes the Mantra Aqua was very good.The room (2 bedroom apartment) was very spacious and comfortable, which is not always the case with self-service apartments. Their was an adequate amount of kitchen utensils and cutlery provided, presuming you used the dishwasher every day. I don't understand why resorts do this...surely it would be more environmentally...

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

Thanks Cameron- for staying with us and for your comprehensive review. Wonderful to hear that you found your apartment to be spacious, comfortable and clean, our entire team will take pleasure in knowing that you were well catered for. We will hope to welcome you again! Best wishes, Leanne

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights in a 2 bed apartment in block facing the pool. Incredibly spacious and clean. Lovely pool and easy parking under the block . 5 minutes or less to walk into centre of Nelson Bay. Huge brand new Woolworths nearby for provisions. Great place.

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

Sincerest thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us at Mantra Aqua Resort! Our entire team and our apartment owners will take great pleasure in reading your review. Hopefully we've impressed you enough to see you back soon. Best wishes, Leanne

Gorokan, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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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Work E, Manager at Mantra Aqua, responded to this review

Exceeding expectations is our ultimate goal! Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for staying with us. It will be a pleasure to have you back. Best wishes, Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago via 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...

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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: €105 - €310 (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, Australia
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nelson Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Nelson Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nelson Bay
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“Ask for room that faces the sea.”
543billa, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Do not pick a cheaper back room and be prepared to pay for anything extra”
sherbertB, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Traffic noise can be an issue with some units.”
dougp417, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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