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4.8 out of 5

"The room was very well maintained, clean and soacious. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 13 May 2021

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Hotel Description

Lazy Lizard Motor Inn places you in the center of Port Douglas, within a 30-minute stroll of Four Mile Beach and Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

All 21 rooms feature LCD TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy patios, DVD players, and separate bathtubs and showers. Kitchenettes come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include soaking tubs and free toiletries, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a terrace. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a garden, and barbecue grills. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 3.5-star Port Douglas motel include St Mary's by the Sea Chapel and Sugar Wharf.

Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$119* Per night/room 19 May - 20 May

Family Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

King Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Lazy Lizard Motor Inn ratings based on 113 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 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 Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

Everyone (67) Couples (26) Family (21)
5 out of 5
The room was very well maintained, clean and soacious.

Posted by on 13 May 2021

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4 out of 5
Staff were very helpful and obliging And considerate when we thought we had to cancel due to husband in hospital luckily we managed to get there.

Posted by on 11 May 2021

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5 out of 5
Very convenient location. Excellent hosts, Aiden and Alex who went out of their way to help, both with our motel stay and also recommending and booking tours and suggesting dining options.

Posted by on 4 May 2021

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5 out of 5
Units were well designed and comfortable.

Posted by on 2 May 2021

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4 out of 5
Big for a motel, nice pool. Clean

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
The lazy lizard has friendly staff and a safe convenient location.

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
The place was clear, staff were friendly and helpful. The place has everything you needed and was close to town.

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved everything about it. So clean, friendly, comfortable and a lovely pool. They even provide you with cups so that you can take your wine and beer into the pool area 😀

Posted by on 8 Dec. 2019

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Property Features

A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. An airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Lazy Lizard Motor Inn. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Port Douglas motel.

  • 1 floor
  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1990
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (65.1 km / 40.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, and shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lazy Lizard Motor Inn offers 21 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Accommodations at this 3.5-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, cookware/dishes/utensils, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private patio
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with 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.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 1 year old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

  • No lifts
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • 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
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: AUD 20 for adults and AUD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 46 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 23 (one-way), (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 25.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Lazy Lizard Motor Inn Motel
  • Lazy Lizard Motor Inn Port Douglas
  • Lazy Lizard Motor Inn Motel Port Douglas
  • Lazy Lizard Motor Inn Port Douglas
  • Lazy Lizard Motor Port Douglas
  • Lazy Lizard Motor

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Lazy Lizard Motor Inn 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.
  • Up to 2 children 1 year old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn.

National Rating

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

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