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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed four nights at By The Sea in a King Bed Balcony room, which was spacious and had everything needed to cook and eat in, including a bbq. It's about 2 mins walk to the Four Mile Beach and very close to the controlled swimming area. It's also only 10 mins into the town centre for shops and restaurants....

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4Thank Cowlers
Reviewed 7 March 2015

This is not 4 star accommodation it is a 2 star. I booked 2 nights and in a 2 bedroom Canopy arriving on the 5th of March, directly after seeing the reviews and pictures on there Webb site. They have used professional photos to show the rooms, there were no room sizes anywhere on the Web site as I was...

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7Thank John G
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We have just spent a wonderful week in Port Douglas staying at By The Sea, very friendly, helpful reception staff, excellent facilities (eg barbie on the room balcony), and good value for money. Highly recommended. High standard of cleanliness. Deck chairs, umbrellas, cool boxes, dvd's, books, bikes - you names it you can borrow it. To top it all right...

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4Thank Ann M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 March 2015

This is a wonderful hotel, made better by the exceptional service provided by the staff who were helpful to us in helping us plan our stay in Port Douglas even before we arrived. The hotel is located close to the ocean (get a room with a view -- well worth the few extra dollars) and to the main restaurant area....

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6Thank Tom H
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2015

From when I arrived it was really amazing, I could not ask for anything more. The girls at reception also the girls that clean the rooms are the best I have ever meet at a Hotel. Also location could not be better, only one regret I could not stay longer, but I will return that is for sure. For me...

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6Thank suewashere
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We arrived after a gruelling flight from the UK at 7.30 am and was immediately welcomed by the lovely staff here. Even though we couldn't check-in so early we were able to change from our travel clothes and put some beach stuff on and then advised how to cope with the jetlag and where to go to keep going, we...

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4Thank Vikki1962
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2015

My husband and I recently stayed in By The Sea, having chosen it after much research on trip advisor. We were not disappointed. The location is fantastic, only a short walk to Four Mile Beach on one end, and the main area of Port Douglas on the other end. We stayed in the Pool/Sea views room on the first night...

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3Thank melbchristine
Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2015

We were so impressed with By The Sea, all the inclusions, mod cons, proximity to beach and town, the furnishings and general vibe, the staff were lovely and we got a great rate. Perfect for a family break, we will go back again to Port Douglas just to stay here. Highly recommend!

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5Thank GibbLi
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We had a week long stay at By The Sea in July last year (2014). After having been to Port Douglas before and having stayed in other accommodation, By The Sea is by far our favorite place to stay in Port Douglas and will be returning this year. The staff were wonderful, so helpful and genuinely welcoming. Our room was...

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5Thank Rebecca A
Te Puke, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Best place ever to stay. Roll on up with your clothing,food etc. Everything else that you need is there for you to use, must must check this place out. We will stay here again and will recommend to friends and family. Well done Amanda and the girls

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: €84 - €302 (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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“They have a range of rooms that cater for everybody and I cannot imagine any of them not being good”
 of 5 bubbles 776williamw, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beach view is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles VixSydney, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you read the very detailed room descriptions before making your choice. The Rainforest Canopy is excellent for bird watching.”
 of 5 bubbles AitchHW, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea view room was pretty special!”
 of 5 bubbles Ersmum, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms to suit all budgets. Book directly with By The Sea as cheaper!”
 of 5 bubbles hmc010, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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