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By The Sea Port Douglas

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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Peregian Springs, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just spent one of the best weeks we have had on vacation for a long time. After inspecting the property about 6 months ago, we decided that we needed to return and have the full experience. We were not disappointed. The girls especially Emma and Amanda were extremely friendly,helpful and attentive. Nothing we asked for was a problem.... More 

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Rostrevor
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Three mature interstate ladies arrived at "By The Sea", full of high expectations. These were exceeded! "By The Sea" comprises various different bright, hip, young apartments and our accommodation, the Jelly Bean Villa (3 bedrooms/3 bathrooms) was faultless. We even had t.vs and DVDs in two of the three bedrooms, as well as downstairs in the living area. One en-suite... More 

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Perth
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we booked the apartments we received an email from the girls letting us know of all the facilities available and made sure we had booked the right room for our requirements. We then received another email a few days before we arrived letting us know the check in times for when we arrived and an offer to help us... More 

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wickedwendy084, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Dear Deborah and Mark, thank you so much for such a great review. Every time we get a new review (well a good one that is!) a collective cheer can be heard from all the girls working at By the Sea Port Douglas. We treasure each and every one of them and are most grateful not only to your good... More 

Ballina, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This accommodation was only seconds from a world class beach and only minutes from shopping and fine dining facilities. A very comfortable place to stay. Every need had been considered and was available in the apartment. We would gladly return

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are spending three nights at by the sea in Port Douglas. This is a boutique hotel that offers everything, wonderful accommodation clean tidy rooms with fun decor. They have fabulous amenities free of charge with your room cost. Beach chairs beach towels, sand toys, wagons to carry toys down to the beach, bicycles, golf clubs, free Wi-Fi. A special... More 

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Sydney
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smart clean affordable accommodation just a short stroll from the Centre of Port Douglas night life. Free bike hire is brilliant (although the road worthiness of the bikes is pot luck) and you can cycle down the beach and around town. Very comfy beds! A bit disappointed that we did not experience as much friendliness from the front desk as... More 

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Bree, Belgium
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a very nice, relaxing time in port douglas! nice clean room, enough space. they have everything you need in reception, very friendly staff, they will help you with anything you need!! Only small thing we missed: they dont make up the room every day. we only stayed 4 nights - and if you wanted you would get new towels... More 

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wickedwendy084, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Hi Bree. A big thank you to you and all the lovely people who take time to post a review after their stay at our resort. Every time we get a new review (well a good one that is!) a collective cheer can be heard from the girls working at the resort. So a big thank you again from us... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful 3 night stay at By the Sea and would highly recommend to anyone. Location was fantastic very close to beach, the staff were very friendly and helpful especially in assisting with tour bookings. The rooms were very clean and well appointed :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 weeks in April. We found the place to be clean, neat and comfortable. It is in the perfect position in port douglas, right on the beach and close to all the bars and restaurants. The staff were always extremely helpful and friendly. The highlight for me was the free hire of many items (listed on... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
48 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here in March during the Cyclone Nathan first Act. A really nice room to watch the rain pound the beach. Can only imagine what it would have been like during better weather. The ladies on the front dest were more than accommodating! Comfortable bed and great location. Would definitely return.

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