We stayed here for five nights at the end of a hectic time travelling in Australia, and really appreciated the laid back atmosphere of the hotel.
Check in was easy, even at eight in the evening, and although it was a bit of a maze to get to the room, we found it OK and were pleased with how spacious the room was.
Breakfast was easy to sort out, despite the lack of a hot option, and all the facilities were easy to locate.
We loved the lagoon pool and the swim up bar, although signing for drinks, etc., was a challenge when wet!
The hotel was a short walk from the shopping and restaurants on Macrossan Street, although we tended to use the hire car as it was beginning to get quite humid in town.
The room was great, bathroom quite large - although it could have done with a shower curtain and the kitchenette adequate.
Only minus point - if you want to be picky - was the lack of a bar to relax in the evening with a few drinks rather than sit around the room.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestled amongst North Queensland's tropical rainforests, Mantra PortSea is a short walk to golden beaches and Port Douglas main tourist strip, Macrossan Street which offers an abundance of restaurants, shops, bars and clubs. At Mantra PortSea there are almost too many relaxation choices, there are three swimming pools with the large central lagoon featuring a swim-up pool bar with water slide, spas and waterfalls surrounded by magnificent Golden Canes and vivid Haliconias. For activity-seekers there is a fully-equipped gymnasium and tennis court. The PortSea Massage & Beauty Day Spa offers plenty of opportunity for pampering and relaxation with a full range of massage and beauty treatments. Guest services include 24 hour reception, baby sitting services, a guest laundry, undercover car parking, an internet room, arrival and departure lounge plus our booking services can organise tour bookings to the reef, rainforest and other local attractions. Situated between the seascape of Four Mile Beach and Port Douglas Village, the property offers hotel rooms, and one and two bedroom suites or two bedroom apartments. All hotel rooms, studios and apartments feature air-conditioning, ceiling fans, flat screen TV, DVD player, movies on demand, mini-bar on request and tea and coffee making facilities. One and two bedroom studios and two bedroom apartments boast the added convenience of kitchenette facilities and the comfort of a two person spa bath and private balcony. From your courtyard or balcony the sights and sounds of the tropical north will provide a carefree holiday environment for the whole family. Tropical North Queensland is famous for the reef, rainforest and numerous adventure activities that can be undertaken. Four Mile Beach (just one minute's walk from the resort) is a unique stretch of beach that looks out over the Coral Sea. All tours can be booked by the reception tour desk. Holidaymakers looking for cosmopolitan sophistication set against the backdrop of the Coral Sea should look no further than Mantra PortSea. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mantra Portsea Port Douglas
- Mantra Portsea Resort Port Douglas