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By The Sea Port Douglas

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Melbourne, Australia
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My daughter and I stayed for a week, and both of us were more than pleased with By the sea. Very clean and everything that you needed was there in the studio.The staff were very helpful and extremely friendly. I have no hesitation in recommending By the sea to any one that needs a fuss free holiday. Location was fantastic.

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1Thank jacquiricho22
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

So happy we booked to stay here at By The Sea. Only 2 nights sadly but will stay here again in the future. From check in to our departure everything was perfect. All the girls were so friendly & helpful & I was so touched that they had a bottle of champagne & balloons in our room for my birthday....

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1Thank travellin-with-boys
Mauritius
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My checking was a disaster. I think one of the girls lost her head on my day of arrival at night. I was driving from Townsville to port Douglas. The next day,business as usual with no apology. Never again.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights and were very pleased with By The Sea. It is a sort of very pleasant,immaculately clean, ultra well equipped, jolly landlady, top standard holiday apartments, with style and very helpful with the local knowledge. Will definitely go back.Great value as well as being excellently located to the beach and town.

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2Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The self catering accommodation is fantastic with loads of little extras to make the holiday a real treat. Conveniently close to the beach, close to shops, restaurants and bars. Really friendly and efficient team that makes you feel at home and helps you out with all activities and bookings including your restaurants. Overall a fantastic place that we will definitely...

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2Thank Brendan C
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from two nights at By the Sea and will definitely be back to stay. Our apartment was very spacious and clean and had everything in it that we could want. The location was excellent as we could both walk to the beach and walk into town. The reception has an amazing array of things for guests...

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2Thank Kymm R
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was beautiful and tranquil. The hotel is next to the beach and only a few minutes walk to numerous bars and restaurants. Unfortunately we only stayed for two nights. Wish we had stayed longer. The facilities that are provided are second to none.

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3Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals and stayed here to celebrate that our kids were being babysat (so that we could get away). I mentioned this when booking and we were greeted with a lovely card and complimentary champagne. The staff were incredibly welcoming and we couldn't believe the unusally open and generous atmostphere. Guests can easily borrow a huge array of goods...

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2Thank Thevons1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a couple of nights in November as part of a mini-break and by the sea was perfect for our needs. It is on Macrossan street which is dead centre but also has the beach right by it so in my opinion a perfect mix! The staff were very friendly and made sure we knew about all of...

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2Thank Rupert C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented "Sadies Den" which was a one bedroom apartment on the first floor. You need to be on the second floor to get a good view, but ours was fine. Clean, modern facilities with the bonus of a pool, complimentary pool toys and beach equipment. Pleasant and helpful reception staff and I saved almost $50 a night by booking...

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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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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: RM315 - RM842 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles jacquiricho22, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Website is very informative”
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“The two bedroom rainforest view apartments are quiet and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles kymmr, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had the a top floor two bedroom apartment. It was fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenwD6786NI, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We chose the cheapest studio room and even that was just lovely. Beds were comfortable and everything was very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Thevons1, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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