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Port Douglas Retreat

31 - 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Aly and I stayed at the Port Douglas Retreat for 3 nights last month, perfect location, very central for all amenities. The accommodation was faultless... we must say that it was the BEST self catering unit we have ever had on our travels.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Port Douglas Retreat to celebrate my 60th birthday. We had stayed here 12 years ago and knew it was our sort of place. Not too crowded, not too noisy, close to all amenities, great pool and a kitchenette thrown in, which meant we could eat in for breakfast and lunch. We had requested a downstairs pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 13 nights in March 2015 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We requested a pool view room (based on others reviews) and were not disappointed. The room was on the 1st floor, and although steps to go up to this level it didn't bother us but others may prefer ground floor. The rooms are studio apartments with a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We love this place. It has studio only accommodation, so attracts mostly couples and singles, and has no hordes of kids in the pool like most places. It is minutes from Macrossan St, the beach, The Marina and all the other facilities of the (small) town. The managers, David & Joyce, are friendly without being intrusive, and always make us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I stayed here for 7 nights and overall enjoyed my time there. The facilities are good, laundry room kitchenettes in each room (although the work space could be a bit bigger in some) and outside barbecue area with seating. The proprietors are welcoming and helpful. The pool is amazing - a real oasis. I made a mistake with my room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My 14 year old daughter and I stayed her in January '15. The resort I would say caters more to adults than it does to younger children and there are not many children around. The grounds are not large but they have a lot of units there and a lot have a pool view. We were on the ground floor... More 

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Bury Lancs
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was an apartment in a quiet area of Port Douglas but only minutes away from the centre, the staff were very helpful, the apartment was well laid out and thought had gone into provision of equipment and layout, a nice touch was the small patio area, the swimming pool was in a beautiful setting, I was able to use... More 

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Bayswater, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed for 7 nights from 28 December -4 January. The location was perfect: a 5 minute walk to the centre of town, the beach, and the marina. The room was clean and spacious enough for our needs. The pool area was great and there were BBQ facilities available. My only complaint is that we wanted a parking space for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was my second stay at The Port Douglas Retreat. I was going to book somewhere different this time, but decided to stay at The Port Douglas Retreat because(going from my first stay) I knew that I was guaranteed to have a nice time. And I was right. My stay was relaxing and effortless. The owners are so welcoming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Booked four nights and had a great stay. Warm welcome by staff who were very helpful with local knowledge. Rooms were clean with basic amenities including cooking facilities and decent size fridge. AC was very noisy so ear plugs are a good idea as it's very hot during the high season so AC is essential.. Comfortable beds and nice pillows.... More 

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