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Portside Whitsunday

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406 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rye, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This the 2nd time we have stayed at Portside Whitsunday. Sensational. This stay was 8 wonderful days. The Self catering Apartment has everything you could want and need . Beautifully presented, clean comfortable and a magnificently comfortable bed. Walk down the driveway and everything in Airlie beach is there . Fantastic access to all shops, restaurants, markets, night clubs. If... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a wonderful 2 week holiday we had while staying at Portside the room, staff and service were absolutely fantastic. The only negative would have been the steep driveway, stairs to the room and to the rooftop jacuzzi and traffic noise but the beauty of portside out weighed the negatives. Great views, pool, jacuzzi and privacy beyond ones imagination.... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

Hello Julie & Nini, thank you so much for your kind review! We totally enjoyed your company and humor and are thrilled you enjoyed Portside as much as we do :-). John and I too look forward to your return visit, which I am sure will be filled with more laughs. Kindest regards to you both. More 

Red Hill, Australia
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87 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had 13 people staying in several apartments over various dates this last 10 days and can recommend these immaculate apartments to anyone staying in Airlie Beach. Located on the main road, so close to restaurants, lagoon and seafront, you don't need a car. Apartments are well equipped and the pool is lovely in the warm Whitsunday weather. But the... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you,your family and Friends stay with us at Portside to celebrate your very special occasion :-) . We are thrilled you enjoyed your return visit and look forward to accommodating you and your lovely family in the future. It was wonderful having such lovely guests staying and enjoying Portside with us. Best Wishes always... More 

Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Thanks to Colleen, John & Sarah who made our stay so enjoyable. Family of 5 we stayed in the 3 bedroom apartment with spa, facilities were good. Great location 5min walk to the marina or the shopping and eating district. Would definitely recommend.

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay! Was wonderful meeting you both and your lovely family, and fantastic seeing you all enjoy the many wonderful things to do in the Whitsundays. I do hope we can welcome you all back to Portside in the future :-) More 

Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at Portside a couple of times and love it. The service is super friendly and the apartments are lovely. The king size beds we have had each time are so comfortable - slept like a log. Everything you need is provided if you want to self cater. Car parks are under cover. The views are fabulous. The... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Portside.We are so pleased you enjoyed your return visit and look forward to to welcoming you back again :-) More 

Edmonton, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed at Portside for 5 nights for a sailing competition. I was blown away by the helpfulness & friendliness of the owners and found the position of the units perfect for us. They are located at the end of the shopping strip and just up the road from the sailing club. The apartment itself was clean, modern & spacious.... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Karen :-) Thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and your lovely family! So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Portside and we would love to welcome you back. I do hope you are feeling better . Warm regards Colleen & John. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We booked a 2 bed apartment overlooking bay, located on outskirts of town centre, with walking access to port for transfers to Hamilton Island and Whitsunday cruises. Apartment was large with fully equipped kitchen, large balcony , 2 bathrooms and 2 good sized bedrooms. Good AC systems in each room. There is a small heated pool and desk with sun... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

Thank you Alyson! Thrilled you and Peter enjoyed your stay with us at Portside, we really do have a great location :-). Thank you also for the tips you gave John on what to see and do in your beautiful part of the world... I am sure John and Daniel will appreciate the local knowledge in October when they visit.... More 

Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We spent 5 nights in tthis lovely apartments. To wake up in the morning to the view, added to the magical time we spent at Airlie Beach. The apartments were central ( not up the hill, as many were) for shops, restaurants, bars marina, port for The islands ferries, play parks and the lagoon. Our air conditioned apartment was clean,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed at Portside for 2 nights, unexpectedly! Our original booking was for another hotel but after they messed up our rooms, we didn't feel too comfortable leaving our valuables in the insecure room so ended up walking along Airlie Beach and found this gem! John and Colleen were both wonderful hosts - incredibly helpful, going above and beyond what... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your kind review. So very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Portside as much as we enjoyed meeting you both :-) We do hope the rest of your travels went well in beautiful Australia. Best wishes! More 

Redditch, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Stayed 3 nights here. Booked the 2nd floor that came with the roof top hot tub and eating area. All of it was gorgeous! The apartment was spotless with all mod cons. The view was fantastic It was quiet Plenty of parking Very helpful couple who own it - happy to assist with tours etc. I would highly recommend this... More 

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Colleen-16, Manager at Portside Whitsunday, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! It was wonderful meeting you both, we love having happy, fun people stay with us at Portside. So very pleased you enjoyed your stay and I do hope we have the pleasure of your company again. More 

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