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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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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, spotless clean and very comfy rooms, the owner is really kind and helpful, good location and value for money. Free parking and WI-FI. Shame we could not stay longer. Highly recommend!!!

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Thank Kabdak
AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kabdak, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, maybe next time for a bit longer?? kind regards Aidan & Alex More 

Glasgow
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19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is a short distance from town, just off the main road. The town and beach are walkable, but I expect most people would have transport. The units are reasonably well equipped, with a full size fridge and a microwave, although there is no stove top for self caterers. Parking is right outside the unit, under a canopy, and... More 

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AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear sunburnttongue :-) Thank you very much for your review. The cooking facilities also include an electric frying pan and there is a free BBQ for guests by the pool area. as you mentioned, most guests have their own transport, so getting in to town is not an issue with the 4 minute drive. Or it is walkable, a nice... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just come back from spending 12 days here. The motel was clean and tidy and had everything we needed to make the stay comfortable. Anything we needed (towels for pool etc) were there as well. Aidan and Alex were wonderful hosts, they spent the time answering all the queries we had and guided us as to which tours etc were... More 

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AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi PipJC2015, Thank you so much for your fantastic review, and more importantly, thank you for staying with us. It was a pleasure to meet you both and to be able to offer advice on things to do during your stay with us. Glad you enjoyed them all! Hopefully see you back here again for another relaxing time and maybe... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Awesome place to stay. Rooms are nice (bathrooms are a little dated). Best thing about this place are the new owners (even though the old owners we great too!). They are welcoming and so helpful. They booked many of the tours we went on and gave great advice as to what to do around the region. Pool is nice and... More 

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AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Glad you had a wonderful time Nic2680. And thank you for your very kind comments. The bathrooms have a bath and a shower with new sinks and vanities. The overall look of the bathrooms is a bit dated, but over time, we hope to modernise these. thank you for your feedback and hopefully see you here again soon. Kind regards... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

A spacious and well presented room, representing great value for money . Aiden and Alex made us feel very welcome and were very helpful in offering great suggestions for self touring. The swimming pool and bbq area very clean and tidy and the provision of oils, paper towels, bbq tools and plastic ware for use in the pool area was... More 

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AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Michelle P, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and all that is on offer at the Lazy Lizard. Hopefully see you on your return soon! Regards Aidan & Alex More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Little motel with huge comfortable rooms. It has a little kitchen with microwave in it and plenty of room to sort out your luggage when youre on a long journey. The owner or recepsionist made us feel very welcome and gave some great tourist info about the daintree and cape tribulation. There is a big mango tree in front of... More 

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Thank Nelis010
AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Nelis010, Thank you for your review and for staying at the Lazy Lizard. The poor Mango tree has finally shed all its unreachable fruit, with a lot of help from the fruit bats! Glad we managed to secure a few before the bats had a feed! They are now cubed and in the freezer! Thank you once again and... More 

Geelong, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, a quiet , relaxing home away from home. Clean , neat & tidy. The guy's made us feel like we were special guests. Helped us with tourist info, I would return and recommend this motel, great value for money. Thanks guy's. A+

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Thank Lynda K
AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lynda K, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. Glad you found it a home away from home. Thank you once again for the sweet farm brochures. Hopefully you are having the time of your lives on that cruise? Saw the ship in Port here the day you left! Hopefully see you on your return to... More 

London
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154 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Your unit at the Lazy Lizard will be big and spacious; a queen size bed, a separate single bed, plus a double sofa (which also converts to a bed), very large desk space, large dining table. The kitchenette is extremely well-appointed (microwave, kettle, toaster, large fridge and freezer, good selection of utensils/cutlery), plus of course a good-sized bathroom with separate... More 

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AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Airlineconsultant, Thank you so much for your very detailed and fantastic review. It was a pleasure meeting you and chatting with you during your week stay. So glad that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you back again this year, once you have dates organised. Kind regards Aidan & Alex More 

Cairns, Queensland
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90 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed in over christmas 2015 with our 3 daughters, 6, 4 & almost 2. We had the family room which has a Queen bed in the main area and two singles in another room with a built in cupboard. We also used a port a cot in that room and it was not cramped. It was... More 

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AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear wemarriedinvegas, Thank you very much for your detailed review and for taking the time to write it. We do take your feedback seriously as it is only through your constructive comments can we make future guests’ stay better. It is unfortunate that we didn’t know that you were experiencing issues with the Wifi during your stay. Rebooting the routers... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Lazy Lizard in September, and will shortly be booking again for next September as we have just booked flights to Cairns. The accommodation certainly exceeded our expectations; namely the size, cleanliness and quality of the room - but in particular we appreciated the accommodating hosts, Aiden and Alex, who really stamp their own... More 

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Thank zepper07
AJM000, Owner at BEST WESTERN Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear zepper07. Thank you very much for your great review. Greta to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and looking forward to welcoming you back next year! We have beach umbrellas and chairs and eskys that previous guests have left for others to enjoy. Guests have loved the esky as they can make up sandwiches and drinks and take... More 

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