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Argosy on the Beach

4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   119 Arlington Esplanade | Clifton Beach, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014
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Madison, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed at Argosy on the Beach for seven nights in May 2014. The apartment was gigantic, with a full kitchen, full dining room area, and big living room in addition to the bathroom, bedroom, and laundry room (which was a pleasant surprise, and proved quite useful for washing and drying our towels--more on that below). The apartment was clean,... More

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Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

It was a great introduction to Australia and New Zealand. Karen and Angelo were so helpful in helping to make our plans for tours. While we were there we scheduled a day at the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Forest. We they were such nice tours. The two bedroom apartment was just great for the two couples who were traveling... More

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Portland, Maine
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Argosy on the Beach was the perfect "home" base for us to explore Cairns! The proprietors, Karen and Angelo, could not be more gracious and helpful. They gave wonderful advice on the best activities for our family and as a result we were able to achieve a perfect balance of active and "down" time, very important if you have kids!... More

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Western Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Chose to stay here for a week after reading the excellent recommendations on tripadvisor and agree that Argosy is a great place to stay. Our 2nd floor, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment was spacious, clean, comfortable and well equipped with everything we needed. The manager was friendly and helpful and the location really good. Bedrooms face the rear of the... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We stayed for 9 nights and had a great time. We had a second floor apartment with a beautiful view of the beach right across the road from the front, and of the back lawn & bush with wallaby families feeding from the back. The apartment is very spacious, light, airy and well furnished. The fully equipped kitchen is the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We stayed 6 nights and enjoyed our stay. It is close to the city of Cairns and very quite area with full amenities of shopping, eating places and for the supply of daily needs. The resident manager is always helpful. Delightful morning and evening walks on the clean beach. Very relaxing. A. & N. Palit from Melbourne.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

From the moment we arrived to check in and Karen gave us a wonderful welcome we knew we had picked a good place. Karen was helpful in all aspects of our trip. She helped us book tours and organise our days when we wanted to drive ourselves. Our beach front (and you actually can see the beach very clearly and... More

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Warburton, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

well this place was very well presented . the photos on site showed exactly what this place was and we were impressed . As we were coming from 5 days in port douglas my husband was hankering for a roast . Well the oven element was broken and the repair man arrived prompty to be told it would take 5... More

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Leeds UK
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

stayed here 4 nights Jan 2013.Found it on internet,what a piece of luck! Beautiful ground floor apt,looking across the road to a perfect beach.THe apt had everything including washer and dryer,fully equipped kitchen etc was beautifully furnished and very clean.The manager and her husband were so helpful and we even had our own wallabies in the back garden.Plenty of amenities... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

This apartment is in a brilliant position overlooking the beach. The apartment was spotless and very well equipped. There is a balcony on the back and front of the apartment and from these we watched kangaroos feeding, this was the only place in Australia we saw them in the 'wild'. Karen, the manager, is very knowledgeable about the area and... More

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Address: 119 Arlington Esplanade | Clifton Beach, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Clifton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Argosy on the Beach 4*
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Nestled in the serene location of Clifton Beach, 20 minutes from Cairns, this is the perfect place to enjoy a tropical region of ancient rain forests and The Great Barrier Reef. This stylish beachfront complex offers all comforts needed for a perfect holiday. Beautifully appointed apartments are fully self-contained, spacious living areas open onto huge balconies overlooking the beach and garden lovers will delight in this sanctuary for birds and wildlife, truly a spectacular unspoilt paradise! ... more   less 
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