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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 1 week ago
brooke184 Hereford, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Shellharbour, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about By the Sea! The staff is super friendly and helpful; the rooms are clean and the decor is cute and beachy! It's steps from the beach in one direction and from the town of Port Douglas in the other direction. Included with your rental is FREE use of bicycles (you can ride on... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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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