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4.8 out of 5

"Clean Well presented and decorated very friendly staff " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 18 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

By The Sea Port Douglas places you in the center of Port Douglas, within a short 5-minute stroll of Four Mile Beach and Macrossan Street. Highlights at this beach property include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi.

Each apartment is individually decorated and features a Smart TV with cable channels, along with free wired Internet, an iPod dock, and a DVD player. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a microwave and a stovetop. A Tempur-Pedic bed and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include free toiletries. A TV, a rice cooker, and a pillow menu are also available. Housekeeping is available on request.

This business-friendly apartment building offers free WiFi in public areas, barbecue grills, and tour/ticket assistance. Other amenities include free use of bicycles, laundry facilities, and in-room fitness. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Port Douglas property include Anzac Park and Sugar Wharf.

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Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$118* Per night/room 27 Jan. - 28 Jan.

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By The Sea Port Douglas ratings based on 129 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for By The Sea Port Douglas

Everyone (53) Couples (62) Family (14)
5 out of 5
Clean Well presented and decorated very friendly staff

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
Staff are amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Will stay there again if we go up North.

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Dec. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great property in sensational location - small quaint and super friendly - value for money was awesome too

Posted by , from Brisbane on 22 Nov. 2020

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5 out of 5
A very pleasant stay well run, very clean and spectacular decor

Posted by , from Surfers Paradise on 30 Oct. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Nov. 2020 by By the Sea Port Douglas

Thank you so much Bruce for both staying and for such a great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, The Girls at By the Sea Port Douglas.

5 out of 5
Absolutely amazing location. Would recommend to families and or couples

Posted by , from Gold Coast on 14 Sep. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Sep. 2020 by By the Sea Port Douglas

How lovely of you Amy to provide us with such a great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and yes, our location has to be the best in town, being right next to the beach and in the town centre. We hope to have the privilege and pleasure of you staying again. Until then keep safe and stay happy. Warm regards the Girls at By the Sea

5 out of 5
Good location close to the town and beach. Helpful and friendly staff, clean rooms

Posted by , from Brisbane on 17 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Sep. 2020 by By the Sea Port Douglas

Dear Cameron, Thank you so much for your lovely review and for choosing to stay at our boutique beachside resort. We most certainly are blessed with our location being both in the town centre and right by Four Mile Beach and do have very high standards of both cleanliness and customer service. We hope that you will come and stay again soon. Thank you Cameron. Take good care. Warm regards Wendy and all the Girls at By the Sea Port Douglas

5 out of 5
There was everything you need for a great holiday

Posted by , from Toowoomba on 14 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Sep. 2020 by By the Sea Port Douglas

Thank you Helen for both staying and your review. Delighted you had a good time For the benefit of those reading it might be useful to note that we do try and provide everything needed for a happy and easy holiday including everything you could possibly need for the beach, from loungers, inflatables, buckets and spades and carts to carry it all in, shopping trolleys, complimentary beach cruiser bikes, complimentary laptops, movies, streaming and much more. With warm regards and thanks to both Helen and those reading this. Wendy and all the girls at By the Sea Port Douglas

5 out of 5
Great location, suite, staff, and service. Excellent experience.

Posted by , from Sunshine Coast on 30 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Jul. 2020 by Wendy

Thank you so much for staying and we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you in the future for a return visit. Until then take good care. Warm regards The Girls at By the Sea Port Douglas

5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Feb. 2020

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Property Features

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at By The Sea Port Douglas like an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Port Douglas apartment is smoke free.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (66.4 km / 41.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

By The Sea Port Douglas offers 24 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Tempur-Pedic beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Accommodations at this 4-star apartment have kitchens with stovetops, microwaves, cookware/dishes/utensils, and rice cookers. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. 50-inch Smart televisions come with premium cable channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • IPod dock
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • DVD player
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Rice cooker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • In-room fitness

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 3:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 3:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 3:30 PM will find a letter for them on the Late Arrivals notice board at the reception, containing their check-in instructions.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 3:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 42.00 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 21.00 (one-way), (up to 12 years old)
  • Housekeeping fee: AUD 40 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sea Apartment Port Douglas
  • Sea Port Douglas
  • By The Sea Port Douglas Hotel Port Douglas
  • Sea Port Douglas Apartment
  • By The Sea Douglas Douglas
  • By The Sea Port Douglas Apartment
  • By The Sea Port Douglas Port Douglas
  • By The Sea Port Douglas Apartment Port Douglas

You should know

  • By The Sea Port Douglas offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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