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Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 96*
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in staff were friendly and very helpful, from advising what to see and do in the area, and places where to eat. Lazy Lizard is situated in quiet area, but still close to everything. Rooms are clean and spacious and beds very comfortable. Our experience staying here was very positive and, will definitely return if...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Barbara L, Thank you so much for your 5 bubble review and thank you for taking the time to publish it. As you say, we are in a very quiet area, about a 20-minute walk to the main hustle and bustle or a 10-minute cycle on our free bicycles! So happy that you enjoyed your stay here at the...

Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with my partner at end April. I rarely dish out a 5 rating but without a doubt this motel sets the global standard for motels.... Great location, modern, spacious and scrupulously clean rooms, all the facilities you could need, cool pool and friendly owners who are only too happy to oblige with anything you need. It's simple : stay...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

aetoi, What an awesome review! Thank you. And thank you for taking the time to publish it here. And what an accolade, setting the global standard for motels. Wow! We will pass on your compliments to Kay and Lynne, our amazing housekeeping staff. Hopefully, we will get to welcome you back again in the not too distant future??? Thank you...

Corning, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was wonderful. It has a patio out front with chairs and a table. The room has a frying pan where I made breakfast every morning. It had a sink, a toaster and a small refrigerator too. The owner helped me with my plans. I had some open ideas and he talked me into going to Cape Tribulation. I...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi hazelr918, Thank you so much for taking the time to publish your review here on Trip Advisor. And for the 5 bubbles! We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip to Cape tribulation. It's about 1 hr and 40 minutes driving time from here, non-stop. But we have maps etc to advise where to go and what to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was as expected and the rooms were very clean. The owners were brilliant, providing good advice on trips in Port Douglas, activities in our next destination and places to stay further in to our trip - all recommendations were spot on. If I was to return to the area, this is the place that I would stay.

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear KJM1970, Thank you so much for your 5 bubble review and we are so happy that our advice was spot on. We have travelled a lot and love to share our recommendations for when guests are travelling south or north from here! we will pass on your compliments to Kaye and Lynne, our amazing housekeeping staff. Hopefully you will...

Northants
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aiden was brilliant on check in and made you feel very welcome. The rooms were spacious and had everything in you needed. Great location for what we wanted and quiet. Pool and spa area good too. Thanks to Alex for letting us out as our key broke and we were stuck in our room. Would definitely stay here again when...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear JulesMill, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and thank you for taking the time to give us a 5 bubble review! We apologise for your "lock-in" event, but it has assisted us in rectifying this issue for future guests. Hopefully see the three of you back here again soon?? And we trust that you are...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 days at the Lazy Lizard Motor Inn. The motel is located on the edge of town but was a 20 minute walk into the centre of town. The owners provided excellent tourist advice. The room was large with great low noise air conditioning. The bathroom contained both a bath and shower in a very neat design. The...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Katesgrove, what a fantastic accolade, the best motel on the trip! Thank you so much for this and thank you for submitting your review to Trip Advisor. Your review will assist future guests in deciding where to stay when in Port! Here's hoping that you can return some day soon! Thank you once again. Kind regards Aidan & Alex

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family emergency as soon as we arrived and Aidan was super helpful in figuring out ways to assist us in our time of need. Aidan was also well versed with ways to see the GBR and helped us out in figuring out all our bookings with the dive boats. we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Lazy...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi kamikaze, Thank you dso much for taking the time to publish your review. We cannot imagine what it is like to have a family emergency when you are far from home and we try to do whatever we can to assist. So happy that you still got to see the reef and looking forward to welcoming you back to...

Middletown NJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here while on Holiday with friends from US. The owners treat you like their house guests. My daughter was with us and our room was perfect, one queen size bed and one twin bed. The refrigerator in our room was very convenient. it is within walking distance to the restaurants and shops in [port Douglas however if you don't...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear DSruns, Thank you very much for your 5 bubble review! It was a pleasure to meet you all and so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We would love to see you return some day and hopefully, you have still left some areas of this part of paradise to explore?? Thank you once again. Kind regards Aidan & Alex

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are locals and had family over for Easter. We arrived from Cairns to find Luca the owners' dog behind the desk. She started barking which informed Aidan, one of the owner's, that we had arrived. Aidan was great; very welcoming, helpful and friendly throughout the whole process by email and in person. He ensured that our room was ready...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear elkeschutte, We apologise for Lucca's loud welcome! She is still in training for reception work and can't quite seem to calm down her overexcitement at seeing new people! Apologies. We have work to do there! So glad that you enjoyed your stay and that our processes for an early check in worked (except for Lucca!). Unfortunately, we do not...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay, clean and comfortable in a great location minutes from Macrossan St. Owners are very friendly and informative. nothing is hassle . rooms are clean and comfortable and have everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

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Paulo F, It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you back to the Lazy Lizard for a second time. So glad that you had everything that you needed for a comfortable holiday. If you're in need of a quick few days away from the cold down south, you have our details! Thank you for your review Paulo F and we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The largest motel rooms in Port at 46sq metres! FREE undercover parking and FREE WiFi. Set in tranquil tropical garden surrounds with saltwater pool. Rest and Relax and enjoy the quiet setting, away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy a beverage on your patio or a lunch or dinner on the barbeque beside the pool. Aidan & Alex can offer advice on tours and book tours to the reef or rainforest and beyond, whatever suits your needs. We are a 12-minute walk to the beach and about 20 minutes to the main street. By car to Macrossan street is about 4 minutes and there is free parking in town. Rates are for 2 people. Maximum 4 people per Deluxe Queen Studio and King studio, 3 in a Queen studio and 5 in a family studio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

Address: 121 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Best Western Lazy Lizard Mtr Inn)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: ₹ 5,301 - ₹ 8,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lazy Lizard Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Best Western Port Douglas
Port Douglas Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Port Douglas
#1 Best Value Hotel in Port Douglas
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
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“All rooms appear to be the same, very good.”
albol, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are on the same level ; there are laundry facilities ; a small pool ; a comfy stroll from the town centre”
patsR5573TI, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Easy access and good amenities.”
Robert1961000, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“WE stayed in a room made for three people. A Queem and one single with a couch. There was a frig with milk, soda and water and availability to make food. Room was simple but clean and bright.”
kimsbiz, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Closer to reception is better.”
RebelPrincess, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
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