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Balboa Holiday Apartments

1 Garrick St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
iamwarren Invercargill, New Zealand
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spacious, airy apartment, that was well appointed and very clean. Hosts very friendly and obliging. Only a small hot water cylinder so had to have short showers was the only down side. Close to beach and shops which suited everyone. Very good value for money for two couples. Would definitely stay there again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These apartments are truly perfect. We stayed here for 10 days and could have easily stayed more!! Balboa is in a perfect location - right near the beach and the Main Street. The rooms are spacious and very clean. The pool is nice and refreshing as well. We will definitely be back!! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 bedroom apartment was very spacious. Huge living, dining kitchen and great balcony with BBQ. It was the cleanest holiday apartment I have ever stayed in. Spotless. Bed was very comfy too! Close to everything. Perfect for families. The hosts arranged all our day trips, transfers etc, made our holiday stress free. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent accommodation, Great spot and huge rooms!!!! We had bad weather though so we will have to come back ;) It is close to the beach and restaurants and shops. Best dinner ever at Salsa bar and grill its a must and also great meal at On the inlet. Yum!

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Only a vacant block separates Balboa from the 4 mile beach with all of the main street shops and eateries only one block in the other direction. Modern, spacious and self contained to the extent that you could move in and start living here with nothing else to add. Maintained to a high standard by very friendly and helpful managers.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed in a great apartment, with great views for 7 nights. The apartment was a large 3 bedroom (2 bedrooms locked off, as only two of us). We had the run of this very large, spacious, airy apartment! Very peaceful, great pool (with the beach so close too). We always stay around this Garrick Street area and have stayed... More

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Castlemaine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were a group of 9 High School friends celebrating a significant O birthday! From my first enquiries nearly 12 months earlier Lynette and Andrew were extremely helpful. We had apartments 1 and 7 on the ground floor with only the pool separating us. We loved the spaciousness in each of the 3 bedroom apartments and all the facilities. The... More

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andlyn49, Manager at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

We were delighted to have you all stay and in awe of the fact that you have been doing these togethers for so many years. Come again any time. More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

There was nothing I did not like in this apartment we stayed in. It was clean, spacious, the pool was warm and clean, the owners were delightful and politely enforce a quite curfew after a certain hour making it a VERY peaceful and a respectful space to relax and enjoy. Even the fellow travellers were friendly. Overall I think people... More

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Mudgee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Our decision to stay at Balboa was based on all the great Tripadvisor reviews, and we weren't disappointed. Our apartment was spacious and bright, perfect for a family with three teenagers, and great value for money. Andrew and Lynette were perfect hosts, particularly helpful in the days prior to our arrival when Cyclone Ita was threatening Port Douglas. Balboa is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The location of the apartments was so central to the beach, shops & restaurants. Everything was in walking distance. We stayed in apartment 11 which had a huge balcony and everything we needed. Very spacious & well appointed. Can't wait to come back to the Balboa again. Highly recommended.

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Address: 1 Garrick St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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