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Shantara Resort Port Douglas

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27 - 31 Davidson St | Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We spent a week at Shantara in a studio pool deck room. Although small it suited us as we didnt intend to cook and really use the room just to sleep. The location is wonderful an easy 5 minute walk to the beach and to town. Our room was on the heated pool and it was the perfect temperature.The studio... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I was thrilled with my 4 night stay at Shantara. We stayed in a pool view studio apartment and it was modern, light-filled and very clean, with a balcony and outdoor table overlooking the pool. The entire complex feels modern, stylish and relaxed. There are two pools (one heated) and plenty of pool chairs to enjoy the sunshine in. Unlike... More 

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orinda, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

It is rare that I am as pleasantly surprised as I was in going to Port Douglas, Queensland. I hope some of you who are reading my review are first timers to Northern Tropical Queensland. I absolutely loved this hotel. The staff is family run by not only the parents, but their daughters as well. They are the sweetest, nicest... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I spent 6 nights at the Shantara during august and I was not disappointed. Despite arriving very early and forgetting to let them know the staff at Shantara were able to allocate us our room straight away. Our studio apartment with swimout balcony/ deck was immaculate in both cleanliness and presentation with more than enough room for my husband and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

I agonised over making this booking... It took me weeks of searching, emails, quotes and reviews from TripAdvisor and websites before choosing the amazing Shantara Resort. From the stunning photos on Shantara's website, I was smitten with the fabulous Shantara Apartment; spacious and elegant with a kingsize comfy bed, a huge spa bath , a swim out deck and an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

We stayed in the shantara apartment for our honeymoon and we where very happy. Swimout room and private outdoor spa was fantastic. Rooms where smaller than other resorts we stayed at but they where well presented and very clean and comfortable. Nice quiet resort which we liked

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Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The receptionists were incredible - they made organising our tours and special occasion dinner so easily and trouble free that it really made our holiday special. So we can't thank them enough. Nothing was too hard or difficult for them to do to help us - they even called to confirm our return transfers. Their pre arrivall service was also... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

My wife and I have just had an excellent time in the shantara. From the modern, very clean,fresh and comfortable rooms to the beautiful well kept pool and surroundings,excellent hospitality and location near the beach and macrossan st.The resort is five years young very well maintained and the staff are the friendliest and most helpfull we have ever come across.... More 

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Shantara, Manager at Shantara Resort Port Douglas, responded to this review

Hi Ang & Rob, It was great to see you both ! 3rd visit now to Shantara and we are always happy to see you both , it was great to catch up and hear about your Port Douglas experiences and we look forward to seeing both again soon ! Take care till next time . More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Overall, an enjoyable stay. Rooms were smart and comfortable and well equipped. Staff were very pleasant and friendly and only too happy to assist. Perfect location, very close to beach and Macrossan Street. I was annoyed though to be told on check in that cleaning would be an additional $30 per night - not what I would have expected from... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Our apartament was very well laid out, modern, clean and comfortable. The facilities are great and the staff helpful. The apartments are in a handy location close to the centre of town. We'll happily stay again.

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