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Reviewed 31 January 2015

Just had 6 nights at By The Sea during a month trip to Australia. Great stay. Everything you could need . Very helpful staff gave unbiased views on trips etc. Great location. Very hot but super air con made it bearable! Would definitely stay again.

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3Thank cambgirl99
cheshire
Reviewed 30 January 2015

stayed here for 3 nights in one of the "cosy rooms" which was small but perfectly adequate for our needs and had everything we needed. The girls on reception couldnt do enough for us - very friendly and helpful booking trips and advising us on what to see. They also provide almost anything you can think of for free.... a...

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2Thank discerning09
Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights(27-29 jan) during a one month tour of Australia. What a great choice we made. Its at the beach and 'quiet' end of the main 'Macrossan Street'. Close enough to walk into town but in a quiet and peaceful location. It offers FREE everything such as bbq's, bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas, eskys, towels...the lust is endless. The...

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4Thank Jonathan G
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Stayed for 7 nights. Perfect location, right on the beach. Staff were exceptionally friendly, available and offered great advice for local attractions. They were really able to help us plan activities that suited our needs and booked everything for us. We stayed 2 nights in the studio apartment and 5 nights in the rainforest terrace. Both rooms were very clean...

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5Thank Melissa A
Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2015

As a single parent, travelling with three children, I was impressed from the moment we arrived. Not only were we directed where to park, but also, Amanda assisted with the groceries, to our room. We stayed in the canopy room, looking out into the surrounding topical gardens.....perfect. Loved the accomodation, with the split level, with the kids preferring the first...

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5Thank inga1970
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

This place is great! The room, the people, the location....just awesome. They offer to borrow for free so much stuff that normally you would have to take or buy like ice, eskies, dvd's, ipad, laptop, bikes, beach towels, books, beach chairs, the list just goes on and on. Walk to marina, shops, restaurants and beach. We will definitely return.

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2Thank Guilia K
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Stayed for 2 nights - was out all day but very suitable for overnight purposes (the pillows were dreadful however - way too big). Unfortunately booked a room 'overlooking pool' which was not at all attractive and at times noisy with other guests playing music off personal device. Quick walk to restaurants and 4 mile beach. Free beach towels and...

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2Thank fel g
Reviewed 15 January 2015

I stayed at By The Sea Port Douglas last week with a group of 5 others and was blown away by the place. It was one of the friendliest, most well equipped hotels/resorts I have stayed in. All the staff were lovely and extremely helpful. The place itself is full of quirky art and ornaments which makes walking around it...

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3Thank NJBromell
Southampton, UK
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We had three nights at this amazing place. the first two nights we had been upgraded to a Seaview and kingsize room. a huge comfortable bed, a kitchen, a balcony with view to the sea and on to the pool, including a barbeque. All that was very lovely already. all rooms here have free Wi-Fi, there is underground parking (believe...

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3Thank TanyaPL
Hampshire
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This was our fourth trip to Port Douglas and our third stay at By The Sea. Once again, By The Sea did not disappoint. What makes this accommodation exceptional is the staff. The team go the extra mile to meet every request and are always cheerful and pleasant. They are a font of knowledge about local attractions and restaurants, and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • 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 )
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  • Free Parking
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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: €66 - €176 (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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“Ask for sea views as the view and sound of the waves is outstanding.”
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“The two bedroom rainforest view apartments are quiet and spacious.”
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“We chose the cheapest studio room and even that was just lovely. Beds were comfortable and everything was very clean.”
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