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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is apartment hotel that you need to clean the dishes take rubbish out etc. This is not a hotel changing towels or making beds. It is in a very good location a small shopping center nearby all walking distant. The rooms are quite large and plenty of space and all the amenities that you need for an apartment.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location across the road from a great surf beach, surf club, skateboard park and playground. This spot really caters for everyone. Plenty of local shops within walking distance. I don't think you can do better, unless stair climbing is an issue. Be warned that some apartments don't have lift access.

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Thank pearler2015
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear pearler2015, Thank you for your great review of Portobello by the Sea. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our location across from the surf beach and local amenities. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

Perth, Australia
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158 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The best part about the apartments is their location to the beach, as well as an IGA, BWS bottlestore and a few restaurants - all within a few minutes walk. The room was spaceous, clean and had everything you need for a comfortable holiday. We had a room with a view over the swimming pool but I would recommend asking... More 

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1 Thank SagMoonTravels
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear SagMoonTravels, Thank you for your great review of Portobello by the Sea, we are so pleased you enjoyed our apartments, facilities and location. At Portobello by the Sea we do offer 1GB of free WiFi per day, anything beyond that will incur a fee. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016

our apartment was just perfect for us, with 6 females i thought it was going to be a nightmare,but it wasn't. thanks to big bedrooms, two bathrooms, two lovely deck areas, large kitchen, spacious lounge, they was plenty of room. The staff were very helpful and friendly, the place was very clean and tidy. you could do laudrey with out... More 

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Thank Cherie S
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear Cherie S, Thank you for your 5 star review of Portobello by the Sea! We are so pleased that your group of 6 enjoyed your stay and found the apartment spacious and comfortable. We are also glad that you enjoyed our location, facilities and found the staff friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind... More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This gem of a holiday resort was such a special surprise that my wife organised for us to come stay. Place was so nice and clean and friendly staff were great. So close to the beach and everything close by. Very well priced and rooms were very spacious and comfortable. Will recommend to anyone looking to unwind and kick back... More 

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1 Thank ppan0600
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear ppan0600, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have to agree that it is one of the best places on the Sunshine Coast! We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a pleasure it was to stay here. The staff were very helpful and the rooms were clean and very well presented. We loved the fact that the pool was at hand and very welcoming as it was heated. The room was spotless when we arrived and we walked into a perfect air-conditioned room on arrival, the staff went out... More 

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GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review of Portobello by the Sea. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our location, facilities, apartments and staff. We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

Toowoomba
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful holiday here. Friendly helpful staff & managers where they go above & beyond to make your stay enjoyable. Lovely gardens & pool area, clean rooms, walking distance to shops & beach. Defiantly be back. Thank you so much portobello & lovely people

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GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear Hendo59, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay on TripAdvisor and for your 5 star rating. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found the rooms clean, location convenient and staff helpful. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a group of 6 with three small children. We were in room 60 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We had loads of room to spread out, comfortable beds. The apartments are centrally located - we were able to walk down to the beach and out for dinner each day. Excellent value for money, highly recommend.

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2 Thank lummy123
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear lummy123, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay on TripAdvisor and for your 5 star rating. We are so glad that your group of 6 found the apartments spacious and enjoyed our location to the beach and restaurants. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This place is so well organized and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean and the pool area is really nice. So close to the beach and amenities! I would recommend this to anyone!

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2 Thank JerkyWez
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear Purnmen61, Thank you for your lovely comments and recommendation, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to Portobello by the Sea soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Just such a relaxing and beautiful place for a winter short break. Unit 60 is 3 bedrooms and perfect for a family of 5 or two couples. Whole complex is well kept and neat as a pin. I believe they have some good winter pay 2 nights get 3 type last minute specials at the moment.

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1 Thank Steven P
GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear Steven P, Thank you kindly for your 5 star review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your winter break with us. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable 4 star luxury Caloundra Holiday Accommodation, just an hour’s drive north from Brisbane. Portobello By The Sea is located opposite beautiful Dicky Beach, an unspoilt stretch of sun-drenched white sand, on Queensland's magnificent Sunshine Coast. With a superb patrolled beach at the front door, excellent for both swimming and surfing, a holiday at Portobello will be both refreshing and memorable.The spacious one, two and three bedroom Caloundra resort apartments are set amidst landscaped tropical gardens and feature an open-plan design with large timber decks or private balconies to enjoy the sea breezes whilst enjoying your Caloundra holiday. Laze by the lagoon style heated pool with wading area perfect for the children, or enjoy a sizzling BBQ by the poolWith local shops, restaurants and cafes nearby, just park your car and relax whilst on vacation on the Sunshine Coast. And when it's time to take in the sights, Portobello is only minutes away from the heart of Caloundra and close to all the major tourist attractions on the Sunshine Coast - Australia Zoo, Underwater World, Montville, Maleny, The Glass House Mountains, The Hinterlands and so much more... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portobello By The Sea

Address: Portobello 6 Beerburrum St, Dicky Beach, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Caloundra > Dicky Beach
Price Range: €95 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portobello By The Sea 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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“Ask for a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles SagMoonTravels, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles JerkyWez, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Unit 60 is the only 3 bedroom with water views.”
 of 5 bubbles stevenpI9039WR, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We chose a top floor apartment to avoid hearing people scraping their furniture on the tile floors above us.”
 of 5 bubbles williama331, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the beach might have nice views but also may be noisier as there is a caravan park across the road.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaJohn87, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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