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By The Sea Port Douglas

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, this has everything imaginable in terms of gadgets to take to the beach but rooms are as small London hotels – extremely small and old, despite the fresh coat of paint. You cannot get a break from each other and you are constantly on top of one another. I would HATE to have a baby in this space, no... More 

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Ocean Grove
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

By the sea port douglas fantastic accommodation friendly and warm welcome. Loved that all equipment towels esky and more provided close to the beach and shops relaxing holiday going back for sure next May

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading all the reviews we decided to book for two weeks in Sept 2016. When we arrived we were greeted by the friendly girls at the front desk. The girls were very knowledgable of the local attractions and eating spots. There was nothing but cooperation, smiles and good advise the whole time. The rooms and the resort were very... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always come to Port Douglas in the Winter high season. And I’m always looking for things to write about for my Tripadvisor reviews besides my accommodation and restaurants visited. So how about this for something different. Cute little beach buggies that you can load up with all your “going to the beach stuff” and not have to carry anything.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, so close to the beach and Macrossan Street. Despite central location, noise was minimal allowing for a peaceful sleep in if wanted. We had hired a car, but didn't really need it with everything so central. Undercover parking was provided which was also beneficial. Staff were extremely welcoming and happy to help in any way possible. We stayed... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted somewhere relaxed and comfortable, within sight of the beach. This was exactly what I was looking for, and I would absolutely stay here again. In fact, if I return to Port Douglas, I fully intend to do exactly that! Loved it here. Not flashy like I imagine some of the big resorts would be, but I didn't want... More 

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Beechworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By the Sea has a welcoming, fun reception area, complimented by the wonderful reception staff for whom nothing is too much trouble. There is everything you could possible wish for - beach chairs, toys, bicycles, eskis, games, videos, books - even an ice machine. Our room was on the top floor and enjoyed fabulous views of the palm trees and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent position and it was amazing how all the extra freebies!! Movies, bikes, water toys, towels, ice ,esky on and on!! Room was cute and cosie as described bit comfortable with rainforest at back door !!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment arrived to the day I left there was not a thing more I could wish for. The accommodation was just perfect, full cooking facilities, pool, private balcony looking onto rainforest garden, and close to everything. The staff were friendly, cheerful and enthusiastic. Anything you might need, beach chair, shopping trolley, umbrella, bike, beach toys, the list goes... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our stay. The staff could not have been friendlier. Our apartment was excellent, we could cook dinner in the fully appointed kitchen and eat on the balcony. Free availability of 1,000s of DVD's, bikes, beach chairs, beach toys is a unique feature of this property. In one direction are the restaurants and bars of Macrossan Street, in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have the best of both worlds by staying at By the Sea Port Douglas. The convenience of staying in the main town centre (Macrossan Street) but also the tranquility and beauty of staying right by the sea! ... more   less 

Additional Information about By The Sea Port Douglas

Address: 72 Macrossan St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Archipelago Apartments)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $86 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — By The Sea Port Douglas 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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