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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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Greystones, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By The Sea was a great find for my first trip to Port Douglas. Located right by the Sea at the end of the Main St- means everything in walking distance- Shops, Restaurants, Bars, the Marina and 4 mile Beach literally steps away.... Well appointed room with Great View, Big Comfy Bed, Well equipped Kitchenette, Balcony, Big TV with DVD,... More 

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

Quiet location, right by the sea. Very family orientated with lots of free hire for the beach and the pool. The girls are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble Super clean and comfortable. We love it there and hope to be back in the future for a third visit.:)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for somewhere beach side to stay with our Australian family including a toddler and this came heavily recommended, and proved to be a great choice. We stayed in the "Jelly Bean" house, almost literally on the beach. The house worked very well for four adults and a toddler, apart from there being no way to stop her... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter & I had a fantastic few days at these apartments, nothing is too much trouble & they have so much free stuff - bikes, swimming pool inflatables for the kids, beach towels, dvds etc etc. Would love to go back very soon

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second trip to Port D and a stay with the girls at By the Sea. When you're a solo traveller, having a nice room without a supplement, and being treated as a valuable guest make for a better holiday. The girls can't do enough to help out. And, as they did last year, booked things for me and put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place - perfect location five mins from restaurants etc two mins from beach. Resort had very amenity you might need and more for free from reception. Rooms good size and nice outdoor space Only very small critique would be suggest opening reception a bit earlier (perhaps staggered start times?)maybe one at 7am and one at 9am rather... More 

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Herberton, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful and friendly staff, clean rooms, great facilities from the pool with free pool toys, free pushbikes, movies, games etc. to the bbq, laundry facilities in room. Very quiet. Great location at the beach, and a short stroll along the main street to the shops and eateries. We loved the beach decorating feel and quirky little ornaments and garden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic , close to the beach and short walk to main shops . Best of all are all the inclusions which includes free wifi , all types of beach chairs , beach toys , free use of bikes , dvd's, games and books. The pool area is small but with the beach being so close , it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place that treats their guests like family, the rooms make you feel like you are in a holiday home and not a hotel. They offer heaps of freebies to ensure your holiday is that much more special. Located in the heart of Port and next to the beach, it's a must stay when in Port Douglas.

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Mission Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I spent a short time here, and we were utterly blown away by how wonderful the service was. The staff were kind and informative and the abundance of free extras were simply amazing- beach chairs, beach/pool toys, eskies, DVDs, board games, towels... the list is endless. The studio room was small for the 3 of us, but... More 

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