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Peninsula Boutique Hotel
Ranked #5 of 42 Hotels in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 26, 2010

Arrived at the Peninsula Boutique Hotel on the 20/04/2010 at around 8pm. My wife and I were greeted by the hosts, Sherrin and Phil. We were amazing by the location of the hotel and its great facilities. Each room was extremely well presented! My Wife and I LOVED the beautiful view of the ocean in which we were greeted by each morning of our 5 day stay. The lovely big twin bath added to the romantics which we were looking for and we especially loved the attention to detail including: Bathrobes, Aromatherapy candles, plus a great selection of teas and coffees included in our room.

In conclusion to our stay at the Peninsula Boutique Hotel I thought it's values were its:

- Great service daily
- Friendly staff
- Amazing view
- Beautiful buffet breakfasts
- Great pool area
- Great location

GREAT VALUE! I would recommend this hotel to anyone!

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 19, 2010

Stayed here for six nights and reception made us feel relaxed from the beginning. The setting is fabulous just behind Four Mile Beach and one of the first things you notice is the grounds and above all the pool which was just so inviting. Rooms are great - well they are referred to as suites and that really is what they are with living area, dining corner, kitchenette complete with microwave and dishwasher, balcony overlooking pool, and separate bedroom and bathroom area.

Attention to detail in the way the rooms are equipped to the common areas was excellent. Attentiveness and friendliness of owners and staff really helped us feel relaxed. It was just so easy to book things from the hotel like the Reef Cruise and the excellent Lady Douglas cruise down the creek back of Port Douglas, sightings of crocs included. The restaurant provided some of the best food in Port Douglas and is well . Would strongly recommend.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 16, 2010

We booked a 10 day stay at this hotel . We stayed in room 22 . We where supposed to get a king size bed and had to endure 5 nights on two single beds put together that where very uncomfortable . We where woken throughout the night , every night and early mornings with High pitched sounds Of water Pipes . The Ceiling fan above our bed sounded as if it was about to fall on top of Us and the air conditioner could only be on the very lowest setting because It rattled. Awful !
When we asked to check out early we where told we had signed a contract that meant we had to pay for The whole 10 days even If we wanted To Leave . No one offered us a better room . We where finally allowed to leave on day 6 without having to pay The final

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank timeouttime
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Reviewed April 14, 2010

Stayed for six nights beginning of April, on arrival we were greeted very warmly by Sheryn, who also provided cold drinks and flannels which were most welcome. We were then shown to our apartment and Sheryn explained where everything was and how things worked.
Our apartment was spaceous well designed and equipted and also very clean.
There was a very good selection of hot and cold food at breakfast, and the Chef did us pround with the evening meals. (especially the fish and prawns)
All the staff were very helpful and friendly and good advice was given to us for our trips to Rainforest and The Great Barrier Reef.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank PommieinAustralia
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Reviewed March 10, 2010

A fantastic small hotel with the feel of a 5* accomodation.
Everything you could possibly want. Would go back tomorrow.

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 8, 2010

we came to Port Douglas after a couple of nights in Ayers Rock.
What a contrast, the accomodation in Ayers Rock had seemed basic, impersonal and motel-like, whereas Peninsula Boutique Hotel was a relaxing peaceful, tranquil, comfortable, and welcoming haven.
We stayed 7 days and would have happily stayed longer.
Our pool-view room was great, well equipped and a great place to restt between our various trips and excursions in and around Port Douglas. The kitchen facilities meant that we could enjoy a leisurely lunch on our balcony if we just wanted to relax.
All the staff were very friendly and helpful without exception.
This hotel is highly recommended for anyone who wants to stay in a quality hotel where you feel they know who you are, rather than staying in one of the major chains where the chances of meeting the same staff member twice during your stay is most unlikely.
If it wasn't on the other side of the world we'd be back there next weekend.

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank pools82
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Reviewed March 1, 2010

The peninsula boutique hotel is absolutely wonderful. My friend and accidently stumbled upon this hotel. We were supposed to stay 3 days and 2 weeks later we were still there. One of the nicest places I have been to.

Stayed: March 2007, traveled with friends
Thank Sherry T
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Additional Information about Peninsula Boutique Hotel

Address: 9 - 13 Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Port Douglas
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Douglas
#10 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
Price Range: $198 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Peninsula Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Port Douglas Peninsula Boutique Hotel is ideally located on the Esplanade in Port Douglas, overlooking the famous Four Mile Beach and just a short stroll to the shops and restaurants in Macrossan Street. This 4 1/2 star Boutique Hotel offers 34 modern fully serviced suites, with both ocean and/or pool views. The hotel has 3 levels (pool/ground, 1st and 2nd floors) each has lift access to upper the level suites. Our multi tiered outdoor heated pool oasis ensures year round enjoyment of this tropical paradise. Unique to this boutique style of accommodation each suite features discreetly concealed kitchenette with full size refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. A full selection of glassware and crockery compliments this facility giving you the flexibility for self catering if you wish. Your suite offers a light and tropical open plan sitting/lounge and dining area offering you the perfect setting to relax, indulge & enjoy... All our suites are fully air conditioned and have ceiling fans allowing you year round comfort. Our spacious ensuite bathrooms boast walk-in shower and large contoured twin 2 person bath. Each suite also has a private in room safe, iron & ironing board. 2 Complimentary guest laundries are located on the 1st & 2nd levels of the hotel. As a special touch during your stay all our suites offer exclusive aromatherapy burners and eco friendly bathroom amenities. Complimentary use of bathrobes is provided. On arrival you are welcomed with a cooling aromatherapy infused refresher towel and welcome drink. To allow you to stay in touch with the outside world during your stay each suite has Wi-Fi internet access, cable TV, complementary DVD players (DVDs are available from our library), ISD telephone and iPod docking station. Hi Tide Restaurant the only restaurant overlooking Four Mile Beach is open for breakfast, lunch & light snacks daily and dinner Sunday through to Friday evenings. The hotel is suitable only for adults and does not cater for children aged 17 and under. ... more   less 
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