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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We stayed here as a family in Oct 2014 for two nights in a two bedroom villa. Whilst the villa had everything thing you need it certainly is ****. The sofa was uncomfortable, the shower head didn't stay in position, water pooled in the bath so you had to step into cold water to reach around to turn the taps...

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Roisin M, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Seabr00k29, Thanks for your feedback. We appreciate your kind words regarding our helpful staff and its wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant offerings. We also believe we offer great value for money, and we'd love to welcome you back again. Warmest Regards, The Team at Rendezvous!

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed in a Villa, although a little dated they have everything you could need. Incredibly spacious with a washing machine and dryer, massive kitchen and a very large bedroom. Only issue was that our shower head kept falling down when you turned the water on. We stayed around the back of the resort which is away from the main...

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Cremorne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2015

A group of 6 of us stayed here for a week over Christmas and I think overall we were very impressed. The villas, while perhaps needing a lick of paint here and there, were very spacious, comfortable and well equipped. My only gripe was that the shower heads in both of the showers kept falling down but in the grand...

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RendezvousTeam2014, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Little_Stalky We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us recently! Our pools are certainly a big hit with the kids and our brand new BBQ area is getting quite a workout! Hope to see you again next time you're in Port Douglas. Kind regards The Team @ Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Stayed for 3 nights including NYE. A little out of port Douglas but had a car so ok. Plenty of selections with the pools (4!). Private balcony for each room. Staff very friendly. Only downside that the breakfast area was a little small; very crowded during the busy season.

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Roisin M, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Chris D, Many Thanks for your review and custom over NYE! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our resort and we appreciate the great feedback especially on our friendly our staff who work so hard over the Holidays. Our breakfast area can get busy during these times (especially in the all important Air-conditioning!) and we do our best...

Reviewed 1 January 2015

The villa we stayed in was very old and grotty. This is listed as a 4 star hotel and it is more like 2 star. The pools are nice but could be cleaner... Service is good but overall just disappointed with the villa.

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RendezvousTeam2014, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi CathyandScott We appreciate your review although we are disappointed that we did not meet your expectations. We are rated a four star self-catered property by AAA, most recently in February 2014. Kind regards The Team @ Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas

Cairns, Qld
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We stayed one night in a two-bed villa. It was very comfortable with everything we could need: full kitchen, washer/dryer, two bathrooms. The pools were an absolute highlight for the children, as was the playground area near the BBQ. The resort seems to be a mixture of holiday lets and long-term rentals and the buildings themselves are obviously not new....

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RendezvousTeam2014, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

HI MissMapleLeaf Thanks for posting your great review of our resort. See you next time for your weekend away. Kind regards The Team @ Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas

Reviewed 15 November 2014

The resort offers villa accommodation, ours had 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer ( very useful if you are touring) and a lounge, diner and kitchen; it was very spacious and clean but very dated. The villas are set in very pretty surrounds and there are 4 pools all within beautiful garden areas....

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Roisin M, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Dear Jenny P, Many Thanks for your positive feedback of our villas, suurounding gardens and our friendly staff! Our menu changes a few times a year, depending on the season and the types of produce available to our chefs. I hope we can welcome you back again and hopefully you can sample some of our chefs new creations! Thanks again...

Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

We have just spent a week staying here and after reading reviews we were slightly hesitant. But within 24hrs all was allayed. Staff were friendly, facilities were great. I must say those who have been negative have obviously done little if no research at all. This place is 3 to 3.5 stars (Which they advertise) meals are basic if you...

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RendezvousTeam2014, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Brett368 Thanks for your great review and glad we could help create wonderful memories of your time in Port Douglas. Kind regards The Team @ Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Stayed for 5 days and enjoyed our stay. Very large villas fully equipped and great for a family(2 bed,2 bath) and lovely and clean and with great facilities. Staff very friendly. Fantastic pools and tidy tropical surrounds that look like they are being gradually upgraded. Great stay and we will be back. Great value for money for a family. Loved...

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RendezvousTeam2014, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Wayne Thanks for another great review. See you next time. The Team @ Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas

Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Not clean nor tidy. Staff nice and helpful. Stinky creek out the back. Definitely not 4 star. Pools best part. Great for children they had a ball. Child friendly. Bed hard. Fan loud. Gardens need a lot of work. Restaurant okay.

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RendezvousTeam2014, Manager at Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Lauren B Sounds like we did not meet your expectation during your vacation. In response to you points, our property is rated AAA 4 star (in the self-catered accommodation segment) and we are very family oriented considering this is our main market. The majority of the guest villas have brand new Sleepmaker hotel-commercial beds which may be the reason...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges offers two storey 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas each with a kitchen, laundry, separate lounge and dining areas, TV/DVD player and balcony or patio in over 110 square metres of living. Set on 15 acres of lush tropical gardens offering plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the facilities which include 2 large lagoon-style pools, 1 leisure pool, a children's pool, children's playground, gymnasium, 25m lap pool, tennis courts and a family BBQ area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges

Address: 121 Port Douglas Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $127 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
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Rendezvous Reef Port Douglas
Rendezvous Reef Hotel Port Douglas
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“The Gardens near the rooms at the back need to be cleared of dead leaves”
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