Port Macquarie’s Mid Pacific Motel is undergoing a $1.5 million refurbishment.
The upgrade of the family-owned motel is already underway and will bring the building up to the current building standards and will also be significantly upgraded and transformed with a modern exterior look. at the same time.
The motel, built in 1965, has 39 rooms over three floors, will feature perforated balustrades, sliding glass panel windows and Juliet balconies.
Dean Oberin from the owners, Oberin Group, said, “It’s the best location in Port Macquarie so it should have a fitting building sitting on it.”
Dean’s parents Don and the late Corale Oberin bought the motel in the 1980s.
Bathrooms will be modernised and the suites renovated when the project is complete.
The contractor, Commercial Project Group, has been working on the redevelopment for a year. CPG director Aram Duffy said, “This motel is a jewel in the area and it will enhance the streetscape to Clarence and Short streets.”
The building work is expected to be complete in October.