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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We stayed at Balboa Apartments for 4 nights as part of a trip along the Queensland coast. It was by far our favourite, fabulous location and apartment number 11 was perfect for our family spanning three generations. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts and our grandson was particularly impressed with the range of toys available to borrow free...

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andlyn49, Manager at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

If you are ever back in the land of OZ we would welcome you back to Balboa and thank you for your positive review.

Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

My wife and I who are from England spent 5 superb nights at Balboa Apartments in Port Douglas. The town was charming, full of interesting shops and excellent restaurants. We went on two day trips; the Daintree rainforest and the Barrier Reef – both were fantastic. The apartment itself was pretty much perfect, spacious, light and comfortable. The regular owners...

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andlyn49, Manager at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

We were sorry to have missed your stay but really pleased to know your enjoyed your selves and were well looked after by our relief manager, Sue.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Stayed 7 nights in January with family of four. Had a three bedroom with a huge balcony (unit 11). Great location next to beach and at the end of Macrossan Street. Large spacious apartments with everything you'll need. They're a bit older but very good for chilling and are well maintained. Great service from Andrew who really knows his stuff...

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andlyn49, Manager at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

We thank you for your positive review and are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay at Balboa in Port Douglas

Lafayette, California
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Totally agree with #1 rating for holiday apartments. reservations on-line were smooth and easy. Price was excellent for value between christmas and new years. a large, airy, modern ground floor two bedroom, with covered patio, well equipped apartment next to the warm (quiet) pool. One block from beach, 3 blocks away from touristy downtown. On site hosts were very helpful...

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Singapore
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We couldn't have asked for a better apartment or location. We were within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants. Four Mile Beach is just across the street. Our 3 bedroom apartment was clean, spacious, and had all the comforts of home. We were very pleased and enjoyed our stay.

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Christchurch
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

We spent our first overseas family Christmas at the Balboa Apartments, arriving on the 24th December. Hosts Andrew and Lynette were welcoming, friendly and always available to assist in any way. The apartment (3 bedroom) was spacious, clean and well laid out to ensure teenagers and adults had their own space and amenities. Location was perfect with shops and restaurants...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We highly recommend the Balboa Holiday apartments. The units are large, airy, and very clean and well-maintained. The complex is nicely landscaped, and there is a small pool with a bbq area, in addition to the bbq on the balcony of the flats. The caretakers are very hospitable and helpful. For example, they accommodated our request for a late checkout...

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andlyn49, Owner at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a positive review. Our guests are always surprised by the size of these apartments.

Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Highly recommend these apartments managed by a caring professional couple, Lynette and Andrew. The apartments are light, spacious, immaculate throughout and extremely comfortable including the enormous beds. The verandas are also spacious and make outdoor living easy. The air con, essential for summer, works effectively. The equipment throughout the apartment is well thought out and we wanted for nothing. The...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2014

This is an older type of holiday apartment, but I think that is a plus, as it is so much larger than some of the newer ones. Also the location cannot be beaten. I got up each morning to watch the sun rise over the ocean from my balcony, can it get any better? The apartment was very clean, the...

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andlyn49, Owner at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

It is always pleasing to know that our guests enjoy their time at Balboa. Coming from Glenelg where the beaches are amazing the notable difference in Port Douglas is the back drop where the sea meets the rainforest. We are glad you enjoyed all that the area has to offer.

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Fantastic apartments cared for and run by a lovely couple, Lynette and Andrew. Apartments are spacious and bright. The outdoor space is an added bonus. I loved the small touches added like a few spices to make cooking easier also to have a few cleaning supplies to make life convenient and not have to purchase those simple necessary items. Pool...

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We were very happy to have you stay with us at Balboa. We also enjoyed your feedback and wish you well with your future travels

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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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  • 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

Additional Information about Balboa Holiday Apartments

Address: 1 Garrick St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: €190 - €351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balboa Holiday Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms 10 and 11 are on 2nd level and have an outlook from the balcony. Room 11 has a wrap around deck and you can see the beach.”
anges2013, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 10 and 11 face the sea on the second floor. Ground floor apartments beneath also have sea views.”
PaulR30, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our top floor had ocean views & the cool sea breezes made for very comfortable living!”
hannah-dee, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room adjacent to the pool. Good for access and visitors. But noisy during the day.”
249vals, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Steep stairs to top floor apartments”
christopherjX1716JO, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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