We have never stayed in an Apartment before, we normally stay in b&bs or a hotel. But we loved this!
We had all the benefits of a hotel (reception, swimming pool etc) but with the spaciousness of an apartment. It was bigger than I expected, bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a large living room with dining area, an enormous balcony, a well equipped kitchen and utility room with washing machine/tumbler dryer. Plus extras such as washing powder, beach towels provided, basic consumables in the kitchen such as milk in the fridge, tea/coffee, dishwasher/washing up liquid. The bed was very comfortable and we received all the toiletries you would expect in a hotel bathroom. The apartment was modern, spacious and spotlessly clean.
The pool is narrow and long, ideal for lane swimming, though we just went in for a cool-off. Also just at the end of the road is Four Mile Beach, the main Port Douglas beach which is life-guarded where there is also a netted off swimming section at this time of year to protect against stingers (jelly fish).
Lorna on reception was very helpful in recommending restaurants and also booked us on a snorkelling trip. You are spoilt for choice for restaurants in Port Douglas. We didn't really eat in the apartment, other than cereal for breakfast!
We had a hire car which was stored in the basement garage, they give you a key for the electric up and over door.
I thought Latitute 16 Mowbray By the Sea were very classy apartments and would recommend it for anyone looking for quality accommodation in Port Douglas.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Mowbray by the Sea offers sophisticated beachside accommodation only metres from Four Mile Beach and a short stroll from Macrossan Street's boutique shopping, cafes and award winning restaurants. The property offers modern and spacious two bedroom, two bathroom apartments. The apartments are fully equipped with kitchen and private laundry facilities. Mowbray by the Sea's quiet location makes it a pleasure to relax on the extra large balconies overlooking the parklands. The property also boasts a 25 metre heated pool, poolside BBQ and complimentary secure undercover carparking. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Latitude 16 Mowbray By The Sea Hotel Port Douglas