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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

The location was brilliant, just walking distance from the beach, and the staff were superb - really couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. The Pool - which we spent a lot of time in was refreshing and the room had everything we needed including a great Barbecue - which we used at least twice. Would definitely stay again.

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3Thank DavRoz2014
Belgium
Reviewed 24 December 2014

By the Sea Port Douglas We had a fantastic welcome by the girls, Amanda and Lucy, got explanations, tips, and precious advices. A lot of furniture were at our disposal, bicycles, towels, beach seats, DVDs, .... The apartment was perfect, extremely clean and well organised. Very close to the beach, quiet, and well located, close to restaurants and Shopping. Nothing...

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4Thank Patrick H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The location is great, 30 secs to beach and stinger enclosure for swimming. Nice stroll into main strip for restaurants. Room was nice and big, reception staff were so sweet and came across genuinely friendly. However the stand out was the amount of items you can borrow for free from the reception area, from portable speakers, to beach balls, variety...

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3Thank Karen L
Seymour, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2014

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was clean, tidy and the décor was modern. It's right on Macrossan Street but not in the busy and noisy part. 2 minute walk to the beach. All the free facilities at this resort and fantastic. If we ever come back to Port Douglas we would definitely stay here again.

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4Thank Carlz1982
Texas
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Definitely our favorite place to stay on the mainland. Minutes to the beach-all I needed was sunscreen,swimsuit,& hat. They furnished everything else. The girls were so friendly & helpful. Booked our tours after asking a few questions & they were great. Would definitely stay here again.

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4Thank jtw1122
Cambridge, UK
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Excellent location at the beach end of the main street.... just a stones throw from the swimming beach - lovely staff - excellent value for money. To receive an email after I had booked and paid offering me a range of accommodation that was not part of the Bookings.com options was just lovely. After a disappointing single night stop in...

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6Thank Skibumski
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Had a few days here in late November. Brilliant location right next to a fabulous beach and within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. All the ladies are really helpful. Rooms are clean and really well equipped. The extra freebies were endless and the free wifi was appreciated.

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5Thank holiday-junkee
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We had a Superior Sea view apartment. I'm not sure if it's worth the extra for the view as most of it is blocked by the trees. The location of the apartments is good as they are at the quiet end of the street. All of the extras they offer such as beach chairs, bikes and DVDs are excellent if...

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1Thank GOODorBAD1
Boonah, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We had such a lovely 3 days at By the Sea. The staff are so friendly made us feel so at home and that we had new friends. All the free extras we got made our stay much more enjoyable. Everything has been so well put together we loved our stay there and didn't want to leave. We will be...

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5Thank Annette B
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Feels like you're staying with friends. The staff are fantastic, professional but very friendly. Everything to have a fun and relaxing holiday was thought of at no extra cost. We did not expect to see the latest release movies available for free and they were! A good way to relax after a long day of shopping, touring, etc. Highly recommended...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: ₹ 5,887 - ₹ 15,664 (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”
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“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....
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