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Port Douglas Retreat

31 - 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Kurrajong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Room was clean and tidy. It is self contained accomodation so dont expect everything to be supplied. There is a supermarket close by to buy anything needed. Room is equiped with a kitchenette so you can do your own cooking. Port Douglas Retreat is 2 blocks away from main street which means it is quieter but an easy walk to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We loved the whole experience: David and Joyce were tremendous hosts, always friendly and extremely helpful with local advice and information. Our room was bright and light, with a beautiful screen of palms outside our little balcony. Kitchen was a little on the basic side, but had everything we needed. Bed excellent, bathroom perfect. Will definitely return here. We loved... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Reception staff very courteous and informative. The room very neat and tidy with a very comfortable King bed. Kitchenette and appliances very good. We had breakfast everyday on the patio in a great tropical setting. It was not serviced daily and that was fine except we could have done with two more towels without the extra charge for them.....small bottles... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I've stayed at many hostels around the world and I must say that this one was one of the worst when it comes to customer service. Staff were very rude! They rolled their eyes when we asked them questions about the hostel facilities etc. and we didn't feel welcome at all. It felt like we were just a number and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Pros: Port Douglas Retreat is very well located, being approx 5 minute walk from 4 mile beach, The Reef Marina and Maccrosan Street (the lifeline of Port Douglas). The apartments are very clean and tidy and there is free wifi. The king size bed (which is 2 singles joined together) is comfortable. Further the staff (David and Joyce) are... More 

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed there for seven nights and I am positively surprised. The self contain apartment/studio was very tidy, clean and absolutely comfortable. The location is perfect within five minutes walking distance to the four miles beach, restaurants,shops, lookouts and marina. Joyce and David were very friendly and helpful Thanks for a very nice and comfortable stay. I am looking forward... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I would not recommend Port Douglas Retreat for the following reasons. My wife and I booked this accommodation from New Zealand Although the room was clean and the bed comfortable. It was a little tired but close to the main attractions. I was required to pay a third of the accom cost on booking (I booked by phone). I was... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

"Port Douglas Retreat" is not a hotel as some site call it...It's a Holiday Apartments - self-serviced studio accommodation with bed-bath and kitchenette in one. You don't need bothering about turning the door sign telling the housekeeper to make your room up.......There Isn't One! Bring your own towels, shampoo, washing up liquid..etc. (Supermaket+shops only 5 mins away).......Washing machine provided for... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stayed here for 7 nights mid April 2015. Although we arrive early hours of the morning, Jenny had arranged our keys so we could access our rooms. The apartments were clean, tidy and totally comfortable, they are within easy walking distance to all local shops and the marina. Jenny was more than helpful with recommendations and booking our day... More 

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Swansea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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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