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BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

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121 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 45 Hotels in Port Douglas
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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chapel hill, north carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lazy Lizard hotel was clean, quiet (except for the birds that sing in the morning but that was perfectly wonderful to me, close to the marina in Port Douglas, LARGE room, comfortable bed, cute landscaping, car park right in front of room (which is really handy when you have lots of luggage). The owner made reservations for an inner reef... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at the Best Western Lazy Lizard Motor Inn in Port Douglas and enjoyed every minute of our stay. Our room was very spacious and clean. Jim and Peggy Ewan, the proprietors, were very welcoming and helpful in booking excursions for us and making suggestions about what to see and do in the area. The highlight of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this based on other trip advisor user reviews. It did not disappoint. Excellent value for money and service. The room was big, with plenty of space for all our gear, spotlessly clean and the bathroom was perfect for us. There is a small patio to sit outside surrounded by lush tropical vegetation watching the stars come out. Bed... More 

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Brisbane Qld, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 5 nights at Lazy Lizard, Port Douglas. Enjoyable stay with the Manager helping with our every need. He arranged crocodile river tours, gave us information on day trips to all tourist destinations in the region and insured our stay was very comfortable. No restaurant on site however some lovely restaurants and taverns only 5 minutes away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are super clean and well maintained. Onsite parking is a major convenience. Daily continental breakfast delivered to your room the previous night is a nice touch and handy if you don't feel like going into town. The owners are very friendly and eager to help with travel tips and information. Will definitely choose to stay here again!

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DJE007, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you making the time to complete the survey and for your comments. Thank you. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed at the Lazy Lizard predominately due to the fantastic Trip Advisor reviews this motel had received. We were not let down. Certainly Jim is very customer focused commencing when we arrived and providing great information regarding the motel, the local Port Douglas environs including good restaurants and places to eat. We stayed in a Queen Studio room that... More 

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DJE007, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for staying with us at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you making the time to complete the survey and for your in depth comments. The ceiling fans are like most metals in the tropics they start to corrode after a short period and the aluminium blades are no better, we have them on the list to replace sooner... More 

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We chose the Lazy Lizard based purely on its Trip Advisor rating. It was absolutely awesome, rooms large and clean and well aerated, pool, cooking and laundry facilities were great, bicycles for hire etc. More than anything though was the hospitality of Jim and Penny. They went completely out of their way to help us make the most of Port... More 

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Thank you so much for staying with us at the Lazy Lizard, we really appreciate you making time to complete the survey and for your lovely comments. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We love this hotel so much. All staff greet us every time we met. Especially the beautiful friendly receptionist, name...( tall one). We enjoyed so much with the breakfast and cappuccino in the fresh morning. Will come back here again.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights in March & found the Lazy Lizard very clean, comfortable & well-equipped. Penny & Jim are excellent hosts - friendly & helpful, with a wealth of useful information for visitors to the area. Would definitely recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stayed 7 nights and used this as a base to see the sights around Port Douglas including the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Barron Falls, Kuranda Heritage Market and the Port Douglas Wild Life Habitat. All were within a 1-2 hour drive making this a very central location. Penny and Jim were excellent in giving us insights into what places... More 

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