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Mantra Aqua

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a bedroom on a winter deal. The rooms and living areas are very spacious and comfortable. Our room was very clean and presented upon arrival. We had a late check in and the staff were very accommodating. The pool wasn't heated but the spa was nice and warm. Has a nice bbq area and kids splash area....

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

Thanks for your review! 'Spacious', 'comfortable', 'clean' and 'accommodating'- our owners, management and team will all take pride in having met our goal to provide a great experience for Mantra Aqua's guests. Our kids' games room is a work in process... new, exciting plans are in the works, I can assure you of that- hopefully it will be ready for...

Neutral Bay, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We had a 2 bedroom apartment and were told we had been upgraded; I would hate to see the room that we were originally allocated. The room we got looked over the pool /spa area and consequently we were subjected to happy noisy people from open time to dark. The 2 bed room apartment is not suitable to couples as...

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

We are really very saddened to read that your experience at Mantra Aqua has left you feeling disappointed, and that your time with us did not meet our quality standards. Your review has our team scratching our heads a little, trying to determine which apartment you were allocated. We would have loved to have had the opportunity to rectify some...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment recently. Value for money, nice pool, short walk into town. Only fans in bedrooms so might be hot in summer. Kitchen well equipped. Bathroom okay. Reception helpful. Close to golf and bowling clubs.

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

Having a 'nice spot' which is value for money is certainly in line with our mantra to see our guests unwind more often. Thank you for the review, and for choosing to stay with us at Mantra Aqua! We will hope to welcome you back when you next visit our beautiful town on the Peninsula. Kind regards Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Mantra Aqua is well located near everything in Port Stephens. We didn't need the car at all to get around. Facilities are clean and well maintained. Staff are excellent, very welcoming. Apartments are spacious and well maintained. Beds are comfortable and the bathrooms and facilities are good. The lounges in our apartment weren't very comfortable, probably because they doubled as...

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

Just fantastic to read that we have met expectations on so many levels! I do hope that you packed some wonderful memories to take home. Be sure to ask for assistance with the WiFi when we next welcome you back... Best regards Leanne

Greater Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We had a three bedroom apartment for a family stay. The unit was very spacious with a huge main bedroom and two medium rooms. Everything was clean and welcoming when we arrived. The kitchen is good for total self catering if you wanted to. Our unit was at the back with no ocean view and no sun coming in at...

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

Sincere thanks for your review! It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed the facilities and that you felt welcome here at Mantra Aqua. We would certainly love to welcome you back. The upgrade from a standard to a Resort View apartment would give you a brighter room on the opposite side of the building to where you would have...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We bought a Groupon voucher to stay in a two bedroom apartment with our three young kids. Our long weekend at the Mantra Aqua was somewhat blighted by rain the whole time but it didn't change how much we liked staying here. The kitchen was large and clean and Foxtel was great for our kids when going out and about...

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

Thank you, Jules! We are thrilled to read that our housekeeping team are performing so well. Apologies that we couldn't fix that rain for you! Hopefully we had the opportunity to attend to that smelly drain throughout your stay though. We have our maintenance team onsite every day, prepared for anything that we can throw at them. We do hope...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Having bought a 2night Groupon Voucher we checked into our 2 Bedroom apartment on the ground floor. The apartment was spacious, clean, free Wi-Fi with a 100megabites a day. As the weather was so warm for this time of the year with open windows and door we had to share the room with flys, due to lack of screens, this...

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

Thank you for your review... great to read that you were able to relax and enjoy our beautiful surrounds! Flyscreens have now been installed in many of our apartments, and we are in talks with those owners that haven't yet finalised their orders, so hopefully next time you stay you will by 'fly-less'. Best regards Leanne

Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place and spacious but if your a smoker don't book this. You can't smoke anywhere on premises not even on your own balcony and this is the first time this happened to me and iv stayed all over the world it stupid rule. It's lovely to relax in the evening and have dinner and a few drinks and a...

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

Apologies for the delayed response, Dave. Somehow your review was lost in the list. We have been a smoke-free premises since May 2015. This has been warmly welcomed by our regular families, and we are very diligent in ensuring that this is advertised on all websites as well as being highlighted on our confirmation emails and registration cards. I would...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I stayed as part of a group for 3 nights in a 2 bedroom pool view room on the second floor. Good location to Nelson bay shops, restaurants, clubs and waterfront. Carpets throughout our building needed attention with the carpet near the entrance to the lift in B block almost a trip hazard - it had already been fixed once...

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

Guest feedback is very important to us. Thank you for your thoughtful and detailed review! I am very happy to share that we have brand new carpet tiles being laid later this month in the foyers. We are closely monitoring any potential hazards in the meantime. The apartments are under constant review and we are in regular communication with the...

Cowra, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I stayed at the Mantra with a group of adults, all having different apartment configurations. We shared a Superior twin apartment which involved a main bedroom with ensuite and a very, very small twin bedroom with a bathroom almost the same size at the opposite end of the apartment. The kitchen and living space were large and very nicely appointed,...

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

A 'happy environment' is a key focus for us, reading that you could feel this has made our day! Thank you for your feedback regarding fly-screens. That is something that we have been discussing with our apartment owners, and we will log it again for their review. We will look forward to welcoming your group back next year! Sincere thanks...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: €104 - €349 (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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“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.”
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“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.”
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