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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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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 days 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Shellharbour, Australia
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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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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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