The Observatory Apartments

30-36 Camperdown StreetCoffs Harbour2450Australia
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About The Observatory Apartments

Just a 12-minute walk to Jetty Beach and Coffs Harbour International Marina, The Observatory Apartments is centrally located along Camperdown Street in Coffs Harbour. This property offers self-catering accommodations and an invigorating outdoor pool.

Featuring private balconies with views of the harbour and marina, the air-conditioned rooms are spacious and have private bathrooms with free toiletries and hairdryer. Each is also equipped with an LCD television, DVD player, and kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea making facilities. Upgraded accommodations are fitted with spa tubs and living areas.

The Observatory Apartments offers laundry facilities, tour & ticket assistance, and luggage storage. Complimentary parking and Wi-Fi access all throughout are also provided.

BBQ facilities are available for guests’ use. There are numerous dining options within seven minutes’ walk away, which include Maria's Italian Restaurant and Shearwater Restaurant.

Dolphin Marine Magic is a 15-minute walk from this property. The Coffs Harbour Racecourse is 20-minute walk away.


30-36 Camperdown Street, Coffs Harbour, 2450, Australia
Telephone: +61 266500462 | Fax: +61 266500346 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent position close to restaurants and beach

The property is just a short walk from the beach and other attractions in Coffs Harbour. In addition, it is within a three-minute walk to more or less 15 restaurants so guests never ran out of choices. The Jetty Market is also in close proximity while shopping centres are a short drive away.

Spacious rooms with fantastic sea views

The large apartments with sea views were loved by many guests. Each accommodation was spacious, clean, and comfortable. It also had a great layout with a balcony showing a stunning view of the sea. Binoculars were even provided so guests could really enjoy watching the whales leaping and boats coming in and out of the harbour.

Enthusiastic and friendly staff

Guests were pleased by the greeting of the enthusiastic staff of this place. For them, this was a nice way to begin their stay. Staff and the manager were very friendly and accommodating, so they made the guests feel welcomed.

Negative Reviews

Irritating noise from the passing train

Most guests complained about the noisy trains that were passing through the railway station located near the property. The apartments' walls were not well soundproofed so guests were badly affected by the disturbing train noise especially at night when everyone was asleep.

Too many stairs

There was no lift on-site so guests were pretty much exhausted from using the four tall flights of stairs. Although the staffs were kind enough to offer help in carrying the guests' luggage, they still find it quite challenging to walk up and down the stairs when going out.

Dated beds and blankets

Guests reported that the beds were already dated and needed replacement. The mattress was extremely hard while the blankets had stains.

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 569 reviews