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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 #2 of 45 Hotels in Port Douglas
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For the price you couldn't ask for more. Everything was top notch: clean rooms, friendly and helpful management, great self-catering facilities and central location to explore the Barrier Reef. I would recommend the Lazy Lizzard to anyone who is looking for a comfortable way to explore Port Douglas and the surrounds

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Thank you for staying with at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you completing the survey and for your comments. Thank you. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't luxury accommodation but it is clean (very), quiet (also very) and great value. Service is very good - When our host Penny asked if there was anything that I needed after checking in, I responded, " Yes - a cold beer." She promptly got me one 'on-the-house'. The rooms are large with separate seating and dining (2 person)... More 

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

Many thanks for deciding to stay with us at the lazy Lizard, we appreciate you completing the survey and for your in depth comments. All the rooms do have A/C, so I am unsure what happened there. Thank you, More 

Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here. Rooms are comfortable and quiet with outside seating area. Location is a little out of town so quite a walk. Good BBQ area and friendly staff. We did think that out towels could have been changed once in 5 days however. Be aware that booking the midweek special means no cleaning!

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

Thank you for staying with us at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you making the time to complete the survey. We do offer deals at times which have conditions attached which allows us to offer the rooms at cheaper rate. We would normally change the guests towel once during a mid week stay, and apologise that we missed doing so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is situated just of the main road into Port Douglas and in a quiet location. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. Excellent value for money.

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Many thanks 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 

Cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights at Lazy Lizard. The room was spacious, comfortable & spotlessly clean. Set back from the street the room was quiet. A light continental breakfast is available. Lazy Lizard is situated too far from bars & restaurants to be in walking distance, but just a short drive

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

Thank you for staying at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you making the time to complete the survey, yes we do quiet really well being away from the main business area. Thank you. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The unit was large, had everything we needed and was tremendous value for money. We easily walked to the beach, and enjoyed the bonus of being shown the Papuan Frogmoths in the trees at the back. Great hosts too,

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my friend for a week. We could walk to the beach and it was a 3 minute drive to town and the marina. We arrived WAY too early to check in, but the owners very graciously prepped a room for us in 1 hour. Our room was very nice, clean and spacious. The owners were also... More 

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Many thanks for deciding to stay with us at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you making the time to complete the review and for your comments. Thank you. More 

Abuja, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent some nights at the Lazy Lizard in 2013. First thing I noticed was that the room was actually larger than it looked in the pictures. It was very clean. The swimming pool wonderful. The palms, plants and flowers in the inn were beautiful (excellent landscaping). The hosts were kind, helpful and welcoming despite all the bad things they... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you finding the time to complete your review after all this time, we have lovely memories of your family. Thank you. More 

Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Based upon the glowing reviews on Tripadvisor, I selected the Lazy Lizard for our stay in Port Douglas with my husband and our two boys, ages 3 and 6. What a great decision that was! Jim, our host, was a delight and so helpful with booking our activities and providing a flexible continental breakfast to our room each evening. We... More 

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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 kind comments. Thank you. More 

chapel hill, north carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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

Thank you for deciding to stay with us at the Lazy Lizard, we appreciate you finding the time to complete the survey and for your comments. The Wifi system has been replaced with the latest Technology and after some initial adjustments is operating really well. Thank you. More 

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