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By The Sea Port Douglas

4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   72 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Archipelago Apartments)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I stayed at this wonderful hotel and was pleasantly surprised by all the extras you get for your money. The rooms were very comfortable and had everything we needed to cook a meal (however we ate out as there were so many tempting restaurants so close by). There were also washing machines and dryers which was great... More

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Where to start ? Our Aussie friends from Sydney set this up so for my husband and I (new englanders) so we could visit the Great Barrier Reef. We flew from Sydney to Cairns, rented a car to drive to PD and were welcomed at By the Sea by gracious staff who showed us our spacious condo with 2BR., 2... More

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Wendy C, Owner at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

PORT DOUGLAS is PERFECT TODAY We thank this reviewer for their lovely words. We would also like to take this opportunity to provide reassurance for future visitors to Port Douglas. We know there would be many people worried about how Port Douglas was after Cyclone Ita and we would therefore also like to take this opportunity to reassure everyone that... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

from the moment of booking the Girls at By the Sea did everything they could to make our stay with them perfect. We only booked their cosy apt for 2 nights attending a wedding in town. At $125 per night we were expecting very basic accommodation. To our surprise the whole experience was a delight. Our room had everything we... More

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Grenoble, France
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38 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has everything you would expect from a hotel - wonderful, spacious room with great self-catering facilities, nice pool and fabulous location. All the free facilities and the attention to detail and customer satisfaction prove that they go that extra mile to make sure that your stay is a memorable one. The staff are so helpful and friendly -... More

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel at random from the web, 20,000 miles away in Scotland and were SO impressed. the staff were fabulous and the facilities excellent - they even lent you a shopping trolley and a laptop - for free! Location is terrific, right beside the sea as the name suggests We'd go back there again like a shot

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your every need has been thought of at this great hotel, so many extras books, films, ipads with free wifi, bikes, beach towels, deck chairs, pool and beach toys, cool bags, and all amazingly free to use. Our room was large and very clean with a good kitchen area and a large balcony with a gas barbecue for our own... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was wonderful, and so was the BBQ on our balcony! I was a little disappointed I wasn't able to see the full sea from our room but we were so close we just had to walk 2 minutes. In the lobby there was many things complimentary to use for the day. We took advantage of this. Boogie boards,... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a great week at By The Sea. What a great spot - at the beach end of Macrossan Street so everything is just a stroll away. Had a great room on the corner with sea views - well appointed, beautifully clean and excellent wi-fi access. The Girls were very helpful and they had thought of everything you... More

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North Vancouver, BC
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138 reviews 138 reviews
49 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed three nights at "by the Sea" and thoroughly enjoyed the hotel and staff were very helpful with assisting us on our visit. Pretty cool when you show arrive after hours and your keys are in an envelope on the bulleting board. The lobby is a happening place with free towels, umbrellas, bikes, DVD's and pretty much everything that you... More

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Wendy C, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Every time one of our guests posts something lovely about their stay at By the Sea Port Douglas, all of the girls that work here drop what they are doing to rush and read what has been said and having done so, then spend the rest of the day grinning from ear to ear! We do not publicly thank each... More

box hill
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of quirky pieces , girls very helpful everything bikes towels umbrellas all free Rooms was spacious & very clean Would definate come back Only short coming small pool area But overall fantastic location & very clean facilities They have washing machines & dryers which is $3 per use which is very handy as our clothes were in need of... More

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By The Sea Port Douglas Hotel
By The Sea Port Douglas Hotel Port Douglas
Address: 72 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Archipelago Apartments)
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 54 Specialty lodging in Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — By The Sea Port Douglas 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Have the best of both worlds by staying at By the Sea Port Douglas. The convenience of staying in the main town centre (Macrossan Street) but also the tranquility and beauty of staying right by the sea! ... more   less 
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