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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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New York, NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a super well located hotel, just steps from the beach (no hotels are truly on the beach so you can't get much closer than this) and the staff couldn't be better. They give you loads or beach toys, towels, bikes, chairs, games etc so you really don't need anything but your suit. The rooms are basic so if... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've never stayed at a place that had literally everything you could possibly think of...until i stayed here! Best part is, it was all included! I really enjoyed my stay here at By The Sea, from the DVD collection that would rival Blockbuster to the beautiful rooms/balconies to the incredible proximity to the beach and town. Would definitely stay here... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always love going back to By the Sea Port Douglas every trip they have more things to offer us, Only one step from the beach , perfect for us, and close to everything else look forward to coming back

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I spent 5 nights at By The Sea and really enjoyed our stay. We stayed in one of the Queen Cozy rooms which was small but had a great little kitchenette, a great little terrace backing on to a rainforest garden and was more than adequate to meet our needs. The staff were very friendly and helpful... More

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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the staff at by the sea very friendly , helpful in every way. The units are clean and comfortable . Everything you need in unit has been catered for . Free wifi, laundry powder , chairs for the beach . Beach towels provided, bikes etc and much more for clients at no cost. Recommend this place to elderly... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay here. Located next to the beach and with bikes and beach equipment readily available to use. Our room was clean and the whole place really nicely decorated. And the girls are just as enthusiastic and helpful as the website suggests. Would definitely recommend.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was our third to By the Sea - and we've re-booked (on checking out) for 2015. So, that speaks for itself...Location outstanding; friendly staff, always the same! Plenty of great free add-ons which enhanced our holiday.- bikes, beach towels, seats, great DVD library... John and Jo

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights only. The location is great - on the main street but at the quiet end. It's almost on the beach. The hosts were friendly and welcoming. The room was a bit smaller than we had expected but was fine fot a short stay. The bed seemed a bit overdue for replacement and sagged a bit. Again... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of my trip around Australia I stayed at "By The Sea" and it was an amazing experience! Perfectly situated close to the sea but also to the center, decorated with lots of love and the most helpful staff! Don't miss it!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 10 days at By The Sea and loved every minute of our holiday. We had a two bedroom Seaside Seclusion apartment and could not fault it. Hearing the sea at night was an added bonus. The kitchen had everything we needed and LOVED the washing machine and dryer. Very handy after trips to the beach/out to the reef... More

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Address: 72 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Archipelago Apartments)
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
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Hotel Class:4 star — By The Sea Port Douglas 4*
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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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