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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Another fantastic and relaxing stay at the Balboa Apartments. Great location with its proximity to the beach and Macrossan St. The accommodation is very stylish with ample space and, as always, Andrew & Lyn are very thoughtful and fun hosts!

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

As regular guests I am sure we will see you again in the not too distant future. Thank you for your kind comments. More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We loved our apartment. It had everthing we needed and was so roomy. There were 5 adults and a baby in our three bed apartment and we were very comfortable. The pool was nice but only small. The position is awesome as you are right by the beach and a very short walk to the main street with all the... More 

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Thank wisechoice2015
andlyn49, Manager at Balboa Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We have 2 apartments which do not have a private BBQ but both are so very close to the communal pool BBQ and so the owners have elected not to provide one of their own. More 

Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My husband, son and I stayed at the Balboa Apartments when we visited Port Douglas on a trip from the US to Australia earlier this year. We were enchanted! Our hosts were so gracious and welcoming, and the apartment was spacious, light-filled and very comfortable. We could see the beach and ocean from the balcony, and the pool was pretty... More 

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

It was great to receive your review and we would welcome you any time you wish to return to this very special piece of Australia. More 

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stayed in a spacious 2 bedroom apartment which was clean, had everything that we needed and was in a fantastic location. Andrew and Lynnette were great hosts and we would not hesitate to stay there again.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This 3 bedroom apartment is incredibly spacious and well located. It is very close to 4 mile beach, but also close to shops and restaurants. The kitchen is well equipped- would benefit from a better barbecue in the communal area. The only criticism is poor wifi.

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1 review
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here and have no complaints at all. We've stayed at a number of places in port Douglas and this one is one of the best. We had 4 adults and 2 kids (9&2) and it suited all of us & was very safe for an inquisitive toddler. Kitchen is well stocked so it's easy to shop and... More 

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

It is always great to receive positive reviews from guests and we thank you. More 

Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Balboa apartments must be the best in Port Douglas. These apartments are large with more space than we have ever experienced. They are very well appointed with everything you need. They are exceptionally clean and comfortable. Balboa's hosts are superb. They show you where things are and Lynette and Andrew are available when needed. Balboa is very close to... More 

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

Thank you and maybe we will see you again next year. More 

Sydney
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great room (#12) on the top floor...however wouldn't recommend for people with disabilities as about 35 stairs. Had ocean views for a fraction of the price of other properties in the area. Lynette & Andrew & Susie, as always very friendly and helpful.

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

We also have views from the ground floor apartments. Thank you for your review. Great to know that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Central Coast NSW
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

As a family we have been visiting Port for many, many years and have tried many of the different accommodation options. Our family has decided that Balboa is our home away from home and the hosts Andrew and Lynette are like the best neighbours you could as for! As a young family you cannot ask for more than lots of... More 

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

Always good to know that the hard work we put in to running Balboa is appreciated. Look forward to your next visit. Thank you. More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We have stayed in many different apartments in Port Douglas over the past 10 years or so, but Balboa is by far and away the best. The location, with views from several apartments of Four Mile Beach, proximity to the beach, Macrossen St, cafés and restaurants etc was wonderful. The apartments are beautifully appointed, clean and spacious with a great... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • 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: RM702 - RM1,463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balboa Holiday Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Our top floor had ocean views & the cool sea breezes made for very comfortable living!”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 249vals, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Steep stairs to top floor apartments”
 of 5 bubbles christopherjX1716JO, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had ground floor which was great but would have liked a BBQ. Most had one so maybe check this if you want to cook outside.”
 of 5 bubbles wisechoice2015, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a front apartment if an ocean/beach view is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles Rendug, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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