What You'll Get
Located on the NSW north coast, Port Macquarie is one of Australia’s favourite holiday playgrounds. Beautiful beaches, lush hinterland and extensive waterways offer a huge variety of activities for all ages, while the town itself is developing a reputation as a foodie hotspot.
Take a relaxing break with today’s Groupon for The Observatory:
• $219 for a two-night stay for two people ($500 value)
In an Ocean View room with a bottle of wine, chocolates and seasonal fruit on arrival, unlimited DVD hire, late 11am checkout and WiFi
The Observatory is a multiple award-winning hotel directly opposite a beautiful sandy beach. Each modern, stylish Ocean View Room looks out onto the beach through an indoor louvred balcony, with a king bed, TV with Austar, fridge and WiFi internet making guests feel right at home. Groupies celebrate their escape from the city with a bottle of wine, chocolates and seasonal fruit on arrival, getting cosy with unlimited DVD hire during the stay. The hotel’s facilities include an indoor lap pool, spa, family-size sauna and BBQ area, and late 11am checkout is included in this deal to give peeps more time to relax.
Keen boaties could take a cruise up the river, while nature lovers head for Dooragan National Park, Crowdy Bay National Park or the Grants Beach Coastal Walk. Relive the area’s pioneering past at the historical village of Timbertown. For something different, take an exotic camel safari along the sands of Lighthouse Beach or enjoy a luxurious dinner at the Stunned Mullet.
The Observatory is located opposite Port Macquarie's main beach, a short stroll from the town centre. The main shopping hubs are Horton and Clarence Streets, which are packed with fashion boutiques and gift shops. For supermarkets and banks, head to Settlement City or Port Central shopping centres. Port Macquarie is a four-hour drive north of Sydney or a seven-hour drive south of Brisbane, and there is an airport in town.
The Observatory has won a number of accolades at the HMAA Awards, the NSW Tourism Awards and more. Most recently, it became a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® 2012 Winner, with 191 reviewers giving the hotel an average of 4.5 stars. Reviewers were especially impressed with the location, service and rooms.
We loved this hotel - everything was just right! A great welcome on arrival from the staff, our room was spotless, spacious, comfortable and well furnished. We loved looking out at the view and waking up hearing the waves on the beach - it's a great location to stay.
– StephenLeeSydney, TripAdvisor
Can't fault this hotel, everything was fantastic, great pool and spa, impeccable service
– Lee04, TripAdvisor