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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are travelling on the east coat from Port Douglas to Melbourne. After staying now for a few days in a resort in Airlie Beach, we wish we have stayed longer in the By the Sea in Port Douglas. Perfect position, nice and quiet, almost on the beach. The staff happy and friendly and always happy to help or advise.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Port Douglas is such an amazing place for a relaxing holiday and By The Sea is a great place to stay. We stayed 5 nights in a Superior Sea View room. Quite small but perfect for a couple. View was great, close to the beach and to shops/restaurants. It was quiet, had everything we needed and all staff were friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

ideally located at the end of the main street and 20 meters from the beach. The staff are incredibly helpful. A short walk to all shops and restaurants. A range of free services like bikes, beach towels, deck chairs, eskys ans shopping trolleys. Definitely recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is perfect. The staff are very helpful. I would recommend it 100%. You can borrow many items free of charge eg. Bikes, videos, books, beach chairs, beach towels etc. the ladies helped us chose and book 3 fantastic tour. Great Barrier Reef - snorkeling, Daintree rainforest and the cable car up to Kuranda and train down. We went... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My third visit to Port Douglas but first time staying at By the Sea. What more could we ask for given the price? Very clean room with all the things needed including a kitchen (with all cutlery etc) so that we could eat at home and save a little for our reef trips and restaurant meals! The little balcony also... More

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another holiday at Port Douglas and our first choice of accommodation was By the Sea. We stayed here 2 years ago and were impressed with the location and the friendly staff. So we booked again! The room we had was not large but perfect for the 2 of us. It was great to be so close to the beach and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i stayed here for 12 days during July, 2014. we stayed in a cosy room which was cosy. We would book a larger room next time with a sea or street view. Other than that we had a fabulous experience there. The girls are great, Jodi helped us to book all of the local tours and it... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from 6 nights here with my daughters. Small neat room, immaculately clean and with all the basics you need to get started (including things like washing up liquid, salt pepper, tea/coffee and even canola spray for the BBQ!) Great location close to beach and shops/restaurants. Very friendly and helpful staff. Lovey heated pool and the free use of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By the Sea was in a fabulous location - right on the Main Street and only a few metres from Four Mile Beach. The staff were very friendly and welcoming but I must admit I was a bit disappointed by the small size of the Queen bed apartment we had. It did seem quite a bit smaller than what I... More

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

Hello there We thank Adelaide Frogcake (love the name by the way) and the many, many other reviewers who take the time to share their experiences of our resort. All nine of us girls go through the day beaming every time we get to read lovely feedback, so huge appreciation to everyone who does. We do privately write to each... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't recommend this place more highly. We arrived in peak time with no booking thankfully we got the last room which while small was immaculately clean and fresh. Over four nights we moved rooms 3 times, each time the staff moved all our things to the next room. The next room was roomy fresh and had a huge soft bed.... 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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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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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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