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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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just arrived back from two weeks at By The Sea and counting down to our next stay. This was our second time at By The Sea. We arrived in the evening and everything was as the girls said it woud be a letter waiting in the foyer our room was open with lamps on and a bottle of... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Form the time I arrived at By The Sea Port Douglas I was knocked out by the warm and welcoming staff, the luxurious accommodation, it's prime position (only a few steps to the beach, shops, restaurants and all amenities). The apartment accommodation was beautifully appointed and the pristine pool was a delight. I enjoyed my private balcony overlooking Four Mile... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent three wonderful weeks at By The Sea. It is everything one could ask for, the friendly helpful staff excel nothing is too much trouble, our rooms were clean well serviced by staff and with very adequate amenities. Location is ideal, right by the sea and an easy walk to the shops and restaurants. We have booked... More 

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Colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our final stop in Australia was Port Douglas. By the Sea was the perfect accommodation because, as the name suggests, it is right by the sea, just at the end of four mile beach. Our room had all we could wish for, including a small kitchen and a barbecue on the balcony. Thoughtful touches abound such as the chilled water... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've just had a super 5 nights here. Rooms are great, the girls on reception are extremely helpful. What makes this place special is that you can borrow for free (not hire) towels, every beach equipment you can possibly think of, DVD's, bikes, the list goes on. Free parking and the apartments are literally a 2 min walk to the... More 

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

All the good things that have been said previously about this place are true. We spent 6 nights there and the service from everybody has been 1st class. The location could not be better, only metres from the beach and yet only a short stroll the other way to the shops and restaurants. Our "Superior Sea View" room was just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this accommodation after hours of trawling websites and reviews. We weren't disappointed. Brilliant position, fantastically helpful staff, wonderfully comfortable room and free use of the gear that you want on holidays but can't take on the plane with you. We relaxed on the beach chairs, packed a picnic in the esky, watched the videos , played 18 holes... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a 2-bedroom canopy. Tons of space and everything you need to live in style. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Big balcony with furniture to seat 6. Gas bbq and very private. Close enough to beach to not mind forgetting something - about 30m and doable barefoot. Best of all every one of the staff just couldn't do enough. If... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The girls at reception and the cleaners simply the best everything done spot on. We were here for sixteen days If you use all the things you can borrow i.e. bikes, games ,beach gear including towels you wont be bored,50metres from the beach a range of good pubs and restaurant's. The room was cleaned every 4 days change of towels... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we clicked 'book' to the minute we left we received superb customer service from the girls at by the sea. From introductory emails as soon as we made the booking to advising us on where to go and what to do. So friendly we felt like we had been there before. We stayed in a 'cosy' room... More 

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