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By The Sea Port Douglas

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not a hotel in the traditional sense, 3 levels with basement garage, no lift, no big foyer, no breakfast or dinner etc... its more of a serviced apartment. Located on edge of Port Douglas, easy walk to centre and shops. Lots of data on activities in foyer, helpful staff. Free Ice and cooking facilities. Bring sandals, shorts,Tshirts and...

2Thank GeorgeGolfHack
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really happy stay here. Clean and tidy room. Lots of equipment to use at the pool/ beach for free. Girls were very helpful and cheerful at all times. Close to the beach and easy walk in to town. Would stay here again!

2Thank Lynda J
Bourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Its Wonderful when you are a total stranger to Town and Country, and there are People out there that can't do enough to help. You know who you are. Thanks to all at By the Sea Post Douglas not just for help for Port Douglas but for your information and direction to Darwin.

2Thank Roger D J
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 2 bedroom rainforest balcony room which was on two levels. Lovely big parents retreat upstairs with ensuite and lounge/kitchen second bedroom & bathroom with washer/dryer downstairs. Could not fault anything. Loved how everything was included in the price from DVD's through to additional laundry powder. Nothing was too much trouble and the girls are lovely. Great location,...

2Thank carolyn h
Ladera Ranch, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the Best place to stay in Port Douglas! Very helpful and attentive staff, they helped us book all of our tours in Port Douglas. The Hotel is walking distance from almost everything in Port Douglas and right across the street from 4 Mile Beach! Rooms were very clean and comfortable. By the Sea is a hidden...

3Thank mattbrews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place. Stayed here with my mum when she came over for a visit in February. They have everything you need, all the town is within walking distance, the beach is a two second walk and they have thought of everything you would need for a day at the beach of chilling by the pool. The staff are...

1Thank bionicallah
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I recently visited Port Douglas and stayed at By The Sea for 4 nights (Feb 24-28, 2017). We selected this accommodation based on the rave reviews we found on Trip Advisor and other travel sites. We were not disappointed! We would without question stay here again, and would recommend it to any friend. By The Sea provides...

1Thank Claudio S
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel at the end of Feb. We got a reasonably good deal through Quantas and wasn't disappointed. Modern updated room with good view and very clean and spacious. Plenty of room in the kitchen also. But what we really liked was the free use of bikes, body boards, movies, beach chairs etc etc! Excellent in all respects...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming Friendly knowledgeable staff. The resort has everything you need just unpack and enjoy. The beach is right out the door to a foot path. Restaurants walking distance. The ladies take care of reservations for trips and whatever you are looking for. We would return again, it was very relaxing.

1Thank Happytravelers65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rating-11/10. This place is very good. Staff very friendly and welcoming. They also offer many complimentary things- Eskys, beach chairs, towels etc. Beach is 2min away. Parking available. The appartments are like home away from home offering all necessities, also private BBQ if eating in. I would be definitely staying again. Great for couple of small family's.

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bts64, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

OOOOH we love the 11/10 rating. Thank you so much. We hope to see you again before too long and remember when booking to book with us direct. If you do not you will not get the cheapest rate nor the full range of room options (we block off room availability with commission payable sites such as booking.com and expedia...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have the best of both worlds by staying at By the Sea Port Douglas. The convenience of staying in the main town centre (Macrossan Street) but also the tranquility and beauty of staying right by the sea! ... more   less 

Additional Information about By The Sea Port Douglas

Address: 72 Macrossan St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Archipelago Apartments)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: ₹ 5,958 - ₹ 15,957 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — By The Sea Port Douglas 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Shortage of on site parking. Top floor with sea view get view and more cool breeze. Pool deep at one end.”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeGolfHack, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We all love to be spoilt”
 of 5 bubbles R0gerDJ, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“higher floors probably quieter and be aware there is no lift if that's an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles 399carolynh, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All good rooms as far as I'm concerned.”
 of 5 bubbles bionicallah, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with view of the sea are great but located on the 3rd floor (no elevators).”
  • Not a bad view to wake up to in the morning....
 of 5 bubbles claudios897, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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