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Reviewed October 5, 2014

Wendy and her team should take a bow for the outstanding service and amenities on offer at their unique 'hotel' by the sea. It was an absolute delight to arrive and see that things are even better than they appear on the web photos, We chose By the Sea because we wanted a holiday that was different to the 'beige'...

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3Thank Antoinette B
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed October 4, 2014

What a wonderful find. From the start the staff were fun, lighthearted and friendly. All the beach equipment you could ever need from eskies through chairs and beach balls were all included. There were quirky little lighthouses and interesting metal animals and shapes everywhere, but not kitsch. The we had unit 1 which we were told was very small and...

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2Thank darknell
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed September 30, 2014

Location, location, location (1mn walk from 4 Mile Beach / 1mn walk to the south-end of Macrossan St)... For this reason and more, we found By The Sea to be the ideal stay during our visit to Port Douglas. The facilities provide all that you need (free wi-fi, unltd beach towels, board games, movies, laptops, iPads for hire, pay washer/dryer,...

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2Thank Jessica S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 27, 2014

Four sisters and a brother-in-law all agreed this was a terrific place to stay. The owners have thought of everything with beach equipment to borrow, shopping trolleys!, DVDs and lots more, and all free. what's more all in excellent condition. The staff will even book your tours and get your boarding cards for you! The rooms are terrific. By the...

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2Thank sylvia k
New York
Reviewed September 26, 2014

By the Sea Port Douglas is a perfect place to vacation. Everything you need and things you didn't know you need are provided free of charge.The staff succeeds in making every moment perfect. The rooms are modern, updated and clean.It is as close to the beach as you want to be. We highly recommend it to everyone.

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1Thank J M
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed September 26, 2014

By the sea is the most relaxing and enjoyable place to stay. Everything available at reception including bikes, toys, videos etc. was provided free of charge and the staff were always friendly and happy. The location was great and the rooms were comfortable to stay in. The whole family felt welcome in the lovely and relaxed environment. We all would...

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2Thank Shaen S
Williamstown, Australia
Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had the misfortune of having our booking for the September school holidays in Palm Cove incorrectly made for 2015, so we took a risk and drove further to Port Douglas. Fortunately the fabulous staff at by the sea, took us in for a couple of nights. The location is amazing (1 min walk to beach, 3 min walk to...

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2Thank melissaandjared
Victoria Point, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed here for a week at the beginning of September. We stayed in a Superior Sea View Room very clean tidy and lovely views to four mile beach. Nothing was a bother for the girls who were very helpful and also very friendly . The location was excellent only 5 mins to four mile beach and short stroll to...

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2Thank Shirley M
Swindon
Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

From our late arrival arrangements to the trip suggestions and the cleanliness, everything was wonderful, orchestrated by the efficient team of Girls, especially Louise, who seemed to be available every time we wanted to ask a question. By the Sea is in an enviable position, with views of the sea from certain rooms. Turn left and a few steps takes...

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3Thank Sue T
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed September 21, 2014

Had 2 Weeks in May very close to the 4 mile beach ...self contained apartments they have everything you need from easy shopping due to the trolleys on wheels provided , bikes , beach chairs, kids toys for beach plus towels heaps of books and DVD 's free wi fi etc... we had a great stay for the 2 weeks...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • 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: $99 - $279 (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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“It only has a few floors,stairs only. We stayed on the bottom floor.”
Travele65, 1 week ago | Read review
“There is pretty much a room to suit any requirement; family rooms, rooms with a view, etc. Their website is detailed. ,”
pcelwin, 1 week ago | Read review
“Would pay extra and get second or third floor”
NormandG905, 1 week ago | Read review
“First floor room with partial sea views was excellent.”
suzanne704, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in room 16 and rooms facing the back have great sea views”
sharonr508, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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