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By The Sea Port Douglas

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By the Sea is run by the most wonderful all girl staff who are there to help in any way what so ever and nothing was too much trouble no matter how big or small the question .the balcony room was perfect over looking the Coral sea , with everything at your doorstep . great resturants, gift shops , coles... More 

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Wonga Park, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By the sea is located at the quiet end of Macrossan Street. Close to shops and restaurants and very near by the beach. Cannot be better. They have towels, beach chairs, bikes, others things to have more fun on the beach all available at no cost and in generous quantities so there's enough for everyone. Also plenty of DVD's which... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This aparthotel is just ideal for families of all ages. It is perfectly placed next to the beach and at the quiet end of Macrossan Street (the Main Street for restaurants and shops). They have all the extras you need to add a bit of extra fun and less hassle such as eskies, bikes pool toys DVDs and much more.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well once again a fantastic time at a great location. "The Girls " are to be congratulated on maintaining the high standards for this place. It does not just happen ! The location and facilities are second to none. The attitude of all the staff, "what do you need " tell us and we will try to get it for... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at By The Sea for 6 nights we choose the Queen and Cosy and it was exactly as described via web site, perfect for a couple. Location fantastic, and what really sealed the deal for us was the outdoor small coutyard including a BQ. The other deal breaker was the free facilities that are available eg esky, beach... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the brochure says it isn't a luxury resort however it does have everything you need for a beachside holiday with really great staff (helpful, friendly, know lots about the area and good recommendations), an excellent location and the added benefit of lots of free extras to borrow including bikes, sunbeds, books, movies, eski with ice pack for your picnics... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By The Sea at is in prime position to four mile beach, all the shops & restaurants in Port Douglas. Amazing staff who greet you daily and go out of their way to make your stay wonderful and hassle free, I can not give enough credit to the girls!! There is everything you need as part of your stay like... More 

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2 Thank SawleyStratulat
bts64, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sawley for staying with us and for posting such a lovely review. We are smiling!. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again in the future and remember when booking - book directly with us to get the cheapest rate. Take good care and thanks again.............. from all the Girls at By the Sea More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our five nights in a great location on the Main Street and 50 metres from the beach but we paid for it at $300 a night.It is an old place partly done up but old bathroom.Great friendly staff who organised tours for us.Lots of stairs.The reception area left open all night seems quiet odd.You can walk on the beach... More 

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bts64, Manager at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Dear Peter, We are glad to hear that you had a good time here at By the Sea. We would be grateful if readers would kindly note the following: Peter stayed at the height of high season and paid extra for a room with rare and lovely views of Four Mile. However, you most certainly do not have to pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Rooms good, location excellent, front of house staff outstanding. They have really put a lot of thought into what someone staying here needs - and then provided it. Free: bikes, beach gear (seats, cool boxes, towels, inflatables, and much more), a cart to get it to the beach less than 100m away, good advice, videos, a reception area full of... More 

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2 Thank Graham H
Gippsland, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We only had 4 nights to holiday and the staff helped make every moment count. Nothing was too much trouble, they are well organised and efficient whilst being friendly at the same time. Sitting on the balcony in the Superior Sea View Room watching the ocean between the palm trees was magnificent. Couldn't fault this accommodation and will definitely return.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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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 - $264 (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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