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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place to stay. Great location - seconds from the iconic beach, the very good restaurants, the bike hire place and the abundant shops in this beautiful town. Our hosts were welcoming and totally helpful in making our stay perfect. Just terrific.

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Thank Ron B
BernPD, Public Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello Ron B, We were pleased to read you and Lorraine had a beaut stay with us. The Motel has certainly changed to how it looked 20 years ago when Lorraine lived in Port Douglas. We look forward to welcoming you both back when you next visit Port Douglas. Our best wishes - Lillian John and Bernie More 

Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Was a little doubtful when booking a motel but the room was beautiful. Clean, modern and had all the amenities necessary for a longer stay. We were there 3 nights but wished we could have stayed longer. Close to the main street with lots of restaurants and high end shopping. One of our favorite stops in Australia.

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Thank CatherineAnne5
BernPD, Public Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello CatherineAnne 5, We were pleased to read you had a great stay with us, and also that we were one of your favourite stops in Australia. Yes, our Motel is very cute and welcoming. We have just had some more artwork done for the rooms so can't wait to put them up. They will add more to our retro... More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Booked last minute after we got stuck with car troubles in cape york and stayed for a few days. As soon as we arrived the friendly owners bent over backwards to help us get our car moving again and while we waited we enjoyed staying in the beautifully appointed rooms and used their great bbqs and kitchen out by the... More 

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Thank Chris C
BernPD, Public Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello Chris C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for staying with us at the Port Douglas Motel. We were pleased to be able to help you with the starter motor. Having lived in Port Douglas for over 34 years we know where to go to get "things fixed". We hope the trip south was... More 

Geelong, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Was made very welcome by staff (and the cutest 11 week old golden retreiver puppy cuddles). Our room was spotlessly clean, and beds made each day and fresh towels if requested. In a great location to be able to walk to everything in town and beach. Would highly recommend this Motel..

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BernPD, Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hi Dkz, We are pleased you enjoyed your short stay with us. I will pass on your compliments to our cleaning crew. They are fantastic!! We hope to see you again. Thank you for taking the time to review our Port Douglas Motel. More 

Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Such a great place to stay. So handy to everything. Shops,restaurants,pubs attractions and the beach. Quiet,clean. Would like to go back when it is not high season. Found it really quiet even though so close to the main street with all the pubs and restaura ts.

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Thank _newretreat
BernPD, Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello _newretreat, Thank you for taking the time to provide your Trip Advisor review of our Motel. We have one of the best locations in Port Douglas. So close to the shops, restaurants, beach and marina...no need for a car whilst staying with us unless one wants to explore further. We agree, our Motel is very quiet and guests like... More 

California
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

I am guilty of spending way too much time researching hotels trying to find that perfect balance of quality and good price, this hotel delivered. The location is fantastic, perfectly central to all of Port Douglas. 5 minute walk to the harbor, 1-5 minutes from all the restaurants, 3-5 minutes from the beach. The room was very nice (and I... More 

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BernPD, Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello cschlunt, Thank you for taking the time to provide your candid Trip Advisor review of our Motel and staff. We all try hard to make sure each and every guest has a pleasant stay with us. We hope to see you again. Regards Bernie More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Port Douglas Motel was very cute and clean! The room was good size with a little niche with a love seat! There was a kitchenette with a little table and chairs! The bathroom was roomy! The pool was very pretty with a waterfall and a fish mural! The motel was two blocks from downtown and the beach! There was... More 

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Thank pmcmd29
BernPD, Public Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello pmcmd29, Thank you for your review and for highlighting our facilities as well as choosing Port Douglas Motel for your Port Douglas stay. We were pleased to read you enjoyed your guestroom and amenities. Enjoy the rest of your holiday in Australia. Regards from us all - Lillian John and Bernie More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic cost-benefit option to spend the weekend or more: friendly service and valuable tips on where to eat and what to do. Very well located, close to the city center and to the harbor from where the cruises to the reef depart. Excellent accommodations, with nice size LED TV, powerful air conditioning, furnished kitchen area with new microwave, kettle and... More 

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Thank Monica M
BernPD, Public Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello Monica M, Thank so much for sharing a review of your stay at Port Douglas Motel. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and we look forward to welcoming you back next time you travel up north. Our comfortable rooms make for a good stay. Regards Lillian More 

1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Port Douglas motel is in a fabulous location, a very very short walk to the Main Street but on a quiet road. The pool area has been recently refurbished and provides an excellent place for an evening BBQ, glass of wine and to meet and enjoy the company of other quests. The staff are very friendly and helpful and... More 

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Thank Christine D
BernPD, Guest Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hello Christine D, Thank you very much for your lovely review of our Motel and staff. It was great having you and Peter stay with us for the 3rd year in a row. We hope to see you both again next year for another enjoyable holiday with us. Regards to you both - Lillian, John and Bernie. More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed for one night and where impressed by the friendly staff and walk everywhere location. The facilities are pretty basic but a good effort has been made to give the rooms a fresh and bright tropical feel.

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Thank Kate M
BernPD, Public Relations Manager at Port Douglas Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kate M, Thank you very much for your trip Advisor review of our Port Douglas Motel. We hope to see you again when you next visit Port Douglas. Regards Lillian More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Port Douglas Motel is perfectly located 2 minutes to the beach and only 200 metres to shops,restaurants and bars!The motel has recently been refurbished and upgraded to a quality 4 star with everything new! We have facilities including a fully equipped guest kitchen/BBQ in the pool area and a guest laundry! We even have car hire onsite and book all your tours and trips.Although a motel we offer more than just a motel.Our facilities are excellent for long or short stay with a safe in each room!Our rooms are clean,comfortable with new ensuite, new pillow topped beds, great pillows,Plasma TV,DVD,Free movie choice,daily towel change and mid stay service for 7 days plus and use of free beach towels.We offer a great tour booking service,can arrange your transfers to and from the airport and onsite car rentals.Your stay is important to us. As owner operators,we ask Try Us We Care! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port Douglas Motel

Address: 9 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: ₹ 4,856 - ₹ 9,302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Port Douglas Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ground floor unit made for easy access to room and when heading to town.”
 of 5 bubbles Willo53, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were close to the kitchen and pool but no problem with noise.”
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“First floor good for getting around!”
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