We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 54 Port Douglas accommodations

Port Douglas Retreat

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   31 - 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Port Douglas Retreat to your Saves list
Port Douglas Retreat
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
87%
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
Write a Review

163 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    77
    63
    17
    3
    3
See reviews for
11
106
9
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (50)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Wales
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and welcoming. Jenny is very informative and helpful when planning activities she really is a great asset can't praise her enough. The room we had was 'bedsit' layout and not luxurious but more than adequate and spotlessly clean. Great location to base yourself, as the driver said "turn right to wet your toes, turn left to wet your... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
34 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad we chose this place for our 5 night GBR stay. Port Douglas is a smaller, more intimate type of town from which to enjoy the GBR than Cairns and there turned out to be 2 more location benefits. Firstly, Port Douglas is closer and has better access to the outer reef than Cairns. Secondly, the hotel is just... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stamford, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Port Douglas Retreat for 5 nights during Feb 14. The manager provided a enthusiastic welcome and showed us to our studio. The room was clean and thoughfully some basics such as milk, tea and sugar had been provided. We were given a map and the layout of the town explained, most of which... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed in a studio apartment for three days in Feb. The place was mostly empty and we got a great deal. The room was clean, the AC worked well, the flat screen tv had a few satellite channels to choose from (although not a lot of local channels) and the utensils provided in the kitchen were more than adequate. Bring... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The staff at Port Douglas Retreat were lovely and very helpful. The rooms are small, but doesn't matter because you are only there to shower and sleep. The beds were comfortable, and the kitchen well equipped. The location was great - it was only a 5 or so minute walk to both the beach and the main street in town.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We arrived late after a stressful journey, but immediately felt relaxed after we parked the car in the private garage and settled into the room. 100 mtrs from a wide selection of restaurants, we immediately felt at home. The pool was open until 9.30 pm ( advertised as 10.00 pm, so don't leave it too late) and it was lovely... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
geelong
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I have been lucky enough to have stayed at The Retreat during January and was very impressed. My room was top level over looking the pool with a lovely balcony set amongt the trees and birds. My room was spacious as was the ensuite and the kitchenette meet my needs very adequately. The hosts very friendly and arriving after hours... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed here for 6 days in January. We had a first floor apartment overlooking the pool. The pool is so lovely, surrounded by plants and trees with birds in the trees, so relaxing, lovely and warm, perfect. The apartment we had was in the best position I think, the apartments are quite basic but comfortable if a little tired... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
melbourne
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The Port Douglas Resort was perfect for our needs and very good value, I think. Quiet, few people staying in Port Douglas at all it seemed, in January, (wet season, but we were lucky, nothing but sunshine for 5 of the 8 days) and few guests at Port Douglas Resort, so we usually had pool area to ourselves. Pool itself... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This was our first stop on our driving holiday from Port Douglas to Brisbane and it was lovely. Perfect quiet location, beautiful gardens, lovely pool, very helpful and obliging owners who went out of their way to be helpful and informative. Would thoroughly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Port Douglas Retreat? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Port Douglas Retreat

Also Known As:
Port Douglas Retreat Hotel
Port Douglas Retreat Hotel Port Douglas
Address: 31 - 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 54 Specialty lodging in Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Port Douglas Retreat 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IDEAL ACCOMMODATION IN PORT DOUGLAS. Port Douglas Retreat Holiday Accommodation offers self-contained studio apartments in Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. Perfect holiday accommodation for couples or single travellers. EXCELLENT LOCATION. Port Douglas Retreat Holiday Accommodation is superbly located just a few minutes' walk to Four Mile Beach or Macrossan Street and Marina Mirage. VISITOR INFORMATION. With an in-house tour desk and local knowledge, your hosts can help create your wonderful Port Douglas experience. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo, TripOnline SA, Otel, Hotels.com and Venere so you can book your Port Douglas Retreat reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Port Douglas Retreat, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.