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By The Sea Port Douglas

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The girls at By the sea are so friendly and helpful even offering to carry our bags up the stairs to our room. They have great local knowledge and booked our trip to the reef for us providing us with towels from all the free to use beachy things in the foyer which include deck chairs, children's toys, videos, books...

4Thank Suevan2006
Miami, FL
Reviewed 28 June 2015

All the good stuff you've read here is true! A few steps from the beach, with everything you need for a beach or exploring day --coolers, ice, chairs, towels, carts, umbrellas etc. provided by the great staff (thanks especially to Amanda) for free. We had one of the Sea View Superior rooms, which had a nice bed, large couch, a...

2Thank taxatty
Tanunda, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The location was fantastic - close to the beach yet easy walking to the restaurants and shops. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made you feel very welcome. The room had everything we needed and was very comfortable. There is an amazing amount of extras provided free. They seem have thought of everything you might need.

3Thank JJRoges
Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015

So pleased I choose this accommodation. It had absolutely everything I wanted. Great location, easy walking distance to the town centre and nearly on the beach. The room I had was Perfect 'king size balcony'. .literally everything was catered for and the room seemed brand new as everything was so clean and fresh. The bed was lovely and comfortable and...

6Thank Findik6
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Disappointing is all I can say. Mistakes happen, but its how they are dealt with that matter. Upon arriving in our room the first thing we noticed was the damp and clammy smell - not nice and not fresh. We hoped that after explaining this to the receptionist / owner, we would be changed to a cleaner/fresher, as we were...

2Thank Dougie B
wickedwendy084, Owner at By The Sea Port Douglas, responded to this review

Hmmm. I have just received a threat from a local trade person to damage both my reputation and that of my business by means of “social media”. And then up pops this review! I do not believe in coincidences and I am sure you do not either. This is not a genuine review and I apologise on behalf of the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We had six wonderful nights at By the Sea, our room was well equipped and the bed very comfy. Perfect location to the shops, beach and restaurants all within walking distance yet very quite and peaceful. So many freebies included that other places charge extra was a nice touch. We especially liked having esky to take with us on the...

4Thank Bianca b
New Castle NH
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We enjoyed our stay here, at the end of a 5 week trip to Australia. The King Balcony room was well equipped, good shower and comfortable king bed. The Wi Fi was free and worked fine. We cooked our meals in (using the gas grill out on our balcony) and enjoyed dinners out there in the evenings. The range of...

4Thank Randonne
Hamilton, Australia
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We stayed for ten days and didn't want to leave. Our room was lovely, fresh and quiet with fully self contained kitchen & serviced regularly. Even a weber bbq on the balcony! Pool area is enclosed & out of public view which was relaxing. There is a huge range of freebies to ensure your holiday is just how you want...

2Thank AnnieDee860
Kobe, Japan
Reviewed 11 June 2015

stayed for 7 nights in seaside seclusion and very pleased with our stay. Plenty of room for a family of 4 and having separate bedrooms was a bonus, room was exactly as described on the website so no hidden surprises. great to have beach and pool equipment to borrow for free and the dvd collection was really good. just a...

3Thank caplet
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

By The Sea, Port Douglas, continues to be fantastic. Travelling from Melbourne via the convenient direct flights to Cairns airport, we have holidayed at By The Sea once or twice per year for a long time now, and every time we are impressed by the high standards it achieves. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The management continuously maintains,...

7Thank Donald S

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $125 - $341 (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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“The king size balcony room gave a lovely sea breeze with the relaxing sound of the many birds in the surrounding trees.”
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