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Reviewed 2 May 2015

Excellent accommodation, great location, very well managed property, great bikes for the beach, excellent restaurants within a short walk from apartments, great views from baloney of beautiful four mile beach, highly recommend, very happy.

6Thank Kiwibrent73
Greystones, Ireland
Reviewed 22 April 2015

By The Sea was a great find for my first trip to Port Douglas. Located right by the Sea at the end of the Main St- means everything in walking distance- Shops, Restaurants, Bars, the Marina and 4 mile Beach literally steps away.... Well appointed room with Great View, Big Comfy Bed, Well equipped Kitchenette, Balcony, Big TV with DVD,...

5Thank Brian R
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Quiet location, right by the sea. Very family orientated with lots of free hire for the beach and the pool. The girls are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble Super clean and comfortable. We love it there and hope to be back in the future for a third visit.:)

6Thank KevDaniels
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We were looking for somewhere beach side to stay with our Australian family including a toddler and this came heavily recommended, and proved to be a great choice. We stayed in the "Jelly Bean" house, almost literally on the beach. The house worked very well for four adults and a toddler, apart from there being no way to stop her...

6Thank BarryC2010
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2015

My daughter & I had a fantastic few days at these apartments, nothing is too much trouble & they have so much free stuff - bikes, swimming pool inflatables for the kids, beach towels, dvds etc etc. Would love to go back very soon

7Thank Celinew55
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2015

My second trip to Port D and a stay with the girls at By the Sea. When you're a solo traveller, having a nice room without a supplement, and being treated as a valuable guest make for a better holiday. The girls can't do enough to help out. And, as they did last year, booked things for me and put...

3Thank Prue S
Reviewed 13 April 2015

What a great place - perfect location five mins from restaurants etc two mins from beach. Resort had very amenity you might need and more for free from reception. Rooms good size and nice outdoor space Only very small critique would be suggest opening reception a bit earlier (perhaps staggered start times?)maybe one at 7am and one at 9am rather...

4Thank mikeyjames80
Herberton, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Very helpful and friendly staff, clean rooms, great facilities from the pool with free pool toys, free pushbikes, movies, games etc. to the bbq, laundry facilities in room. Very quiet. Great location at the beach, and a short stroll along the main street to the shops and eateries. We loved the beach decorating feel and quirky little ornaments and garden...

2Thank Col N Tom P
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

This place is fantastic , close to the beach and short walk to main shops . Best of all are all the inclusions which includes free wifi , all types of beach chairs , beach toys , free use of bikes , dvd's, games and books. The pool area is small but with the beach being so close , it...

3Thank AnneCourtnay
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

This is a place that treats their guests like family, the rooms make you feel like you are in a holiday home and not a hotel. They offer heaps of freebies to ensure your holiday is that much more special. Located in the heart of Port and next to the beach, it's a must stay when in Port Douglas.

4Thank Cairns-Local-247

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €76 - €214 (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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