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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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Townsville, Australia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Words cannot express how much we enjoyed our stay here. Marieke was absolutely lovely and was so happy to accommodate anything we needed. The queen cosy we stayed in was small, but more than adequate for two people, especially as they provided a secure lockup for our suitcase so we were able to save some space in the room. It... More 

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Shelly Beach, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've just spent the last 10 days staying at By the Sea in beautiful Port Douglas on our honeymoon. From the moment we arrived the girls were on hand to welcome us, settle us in and explain ALL the little extra's that were available to us during our stay. There were beach towels, beach chairs, eskys, an ice making machine,... More 

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2 Thank Fiona S
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we walked in & made an enquiry to actually staying we felt like we were meeting up with old friends. Marieke & the girls were lovely, Nothing was an issue. We had a nice room overlooking the pool & street & could see the beach from the balcony, A perfect spot for a drink & to watch... More 

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4 Thank Blackswan69
bts64, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Hi Blackswan. A big thank you from all the girls at By the Sea for your great feedback. We are delighted you so enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again before too long. For those reading this review it might be helpful to know that this guest stayed in our Sea View Cosy (known as "Superior Studio Apartment... More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A big thank you to Marieke and the Girls. My room was lovely and very comfortable and of course a view of the ocean and only a couple of minutes and I was on the beach. The use of beach towels bikes and deck chairs is great and trolleys to transport your belongings to the beach is an excellent idea.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here recently for two nights. The facilities were excellent. A minute or two to the beach and stinger net. Lovely restaurants and bars within walking distance. Friendly helpful staff as well. Lots of practical things you can borrow free of charge like DVDs chairs and picnic equipment.

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3 Thank Anne W
bts64, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Dear Anne. Thanks for staying and thanks for the great feedback. For those considering staying with us, please do take on board that you can save a considerable amount by booking directly with us, so please check out our discounted direct prices on our web site. We would also ask those considering staying with us to note that during high... More 

Wagga Wagga, Australia
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By the Sea is an excellent choice if you're after reasonably priced, comfortable accommodation in a great location. It's only a 1 minute walk from the reception desk to 4 Mile Beach; shops and restaurants are all also within easy walking distance. The women who run By the Sea are extremely helpful, friendly and efficient. They provided us with sensible... More 

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5 Thank K B
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming, friendly staff - great vibes from time of making booking, to arriving, to departing. Safe, comfortable, convenient location; clean, modern rooms; so many handy holiday supplies to borrow, making it homely and everything easy!

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1 Thank Mel Y
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 5th visit to Port Douglas but was by far the micest place we have stayed. Very clean, lots of attention to customer service, the girls just went out of their way to help. I have just booked our next visit next year in this lovely property ! 😃

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2 Thank Teresa E
bts64, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Thank you so much Teresa for your lovely words and we look forward to welcoming you back next year. For those considering staying please remember you save a considerable amount by booking directly with us, so please check out our discounted direct prices on our web site. We would also ask those considering staying with us to note that during... More 

Fremantle, Australia
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location great hotel great people nothing too much trouble good rooms near all cafes near beach bicycles eskies beach towels dvds laptops beach chairs and more all included .you must stay here.plus a great drive from CAIRNS

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2 Thank Jack C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By the Sea is as literal as its name! Also, its by the town! Could not be better situated. The girls on reception gave the best welcome that I've received on any of my travels! Even acknowledging my Birthday that was 3 days later! A bottle of Champagne, card and balloons were snuck into my room! A lovely touch. There... More 

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