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Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect! Aiden was helpful, friendly and full of information. He goes above and beyond for his guests The rooms we exceptionally clean, and included maid service! We had a bath and shower. Grate air con and bedding. A small kitchen and patio area. There are movies you can borrow from reception Bath and beach towels Car parking service A lovely...

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Saint Thomas, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked here because it was well rated on Trip Advisor and I wasn't disappointed. We arrived before check in time and received a friendly greeting and were given the keys to our room which was ready for us. The room was spacious and clean and air conditioned. There was a very nice salt water pool on the property. The...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear RKKJ, Thank you so much for your 5 bubble review and thank you for choosing to stay with us after checking out our reviews on Trip Advisor. So happy that we didn’t disappoint and lived up to your expectations. We would love to welcome you back again in the future, and any of your friends or family that you...

Berwyn, PA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After traveling for several weeks we just wanted to be able to get to our tours ready for the adventure of the day, relax after, and do it again. Port Douglas area is unique that the reef and the rain forest are in easy reach. The inn keepers helped make our trip to the area awesome and relaxing...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear capferat, Thank you both for your fantastic review. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you both. So glad that you got to use your snorkelling gear twice, after carrying it all this way!! Thanks for the laughs and every time I see a pedestrian crossing, I will think of you both - cut off at the knees!!!! Hopefully we...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are travelling with another couple from Canada. We have stayed high end( Shangra-la Sydney, 2 ecolodges),midrange and inexpensive at the Lazy Lizard. This is our favourite. Our 5 day stay was marked by ongoing helpful advice and information from Aiden and Alecs, great recommendations about tours and attentive service. The rooms are updated and the beds are comfortable. The...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Keith H, Greetings from your favourite accommodation! It was an absolute pleasure to meet you all. So glad that you enjoyed your reef trip and hopefully, the trip to the Daintree - the trip you did from your Daintree accommodation. We also appreciate that you booked all your tours with us. As I said to you, bring on the...

Derby Uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well positioned. Large spacious and clean rooms. First class advice from Aidan and Alex about where to go and eat. Recommendation on reef trips was particularly good. Wouldn't hesitate to re-book if visiting Port Douglas again. wish we had booked the extra night rather than moving to Cairns.

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear MistletoeDerbyUK, Thank you for your 'Excellent' review. Our rooms are larger than most in the area at 46sq mtrs and our housekeeping staff take pride in their work. We all work as a great team here to keep the Lazy Lizard in top condition. Here's looking forward to hearing from you with your future dates to return! Thank you...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going back to this area I would definitely stay at the Lazy Lizard again. A real family vibe with Port Douglas shops and restaurants very close by. After a day trip it was always relaxing to return to the Lizard.

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear mmortimer1, Thank you so much for publishing your 'Bucket List' review! It was fantastic to meet you both and thank you for choosing to stay with us for the week! Looking forward to your return trip! The Lazy Lizard is waiting! Warm regards Aidan & Alex

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never met so nice people like Aidan and Alex who run this business with a lot of passion which you can see immediately when entering trough the gate. The whole area is very well-groomed starting with the nice pool area and ending in the rooms. We couldn't find anything which was bad during our stay. We just loved it!...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Fabian and Julia, You are on route to Germany as we write this. THANK YOU. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and thank you for all the laughs! Hopefully you cleaned that spaceship?? Thank you both for your amazing review and we look forward to your return visit in the future! Look after each other! Warm...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, comfortable, very clean room with all the amenities you could want. Lovely pool and landscaping. Aidan was so helpful in booking tours and providing advice on 'what to do' and 'where to go' in Port Douglas. I exchanged numerous emails with Aidan prior to our trip and he was always a pleasure to deal with. Thanks Aidan and Alex...

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear pulverchuk, Thank you so much for your 5 bubble review and thank you for choosing to stay at the Lazy Lizard! We are so happy to hear that our recommendations were helpful. We have a vast knowledge of all the tours in the area and beyond and have eaten at nearly all of the restaurants in town, at least...

Bell Buckle, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a shuttle bus from Cairns to Port Douglas, but if I had to do it over, I would rent a car. It's only an hour to the Lazy Lizard and they have a great parking area right in front of your room. The rooms have a great AC system, which at that point of our trip was important....

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lasseter4242, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. More importantly, thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet you both. So glad that you enjoyed our recommendations for trips. We get to know our guests and then offer choices for the best tour to suit you. Not everyone wants the same experience...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here when we explored the Great Barrier Reef. The place was clean, quiet and accessible to town and restaurants. Alex & Aiden could not have been more helpful and accommodating. Prior to our visit, Aiden gave us great information on tours and lots of selections so we were able to see everything we wanted to see....

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Aidan M, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear klb59, Thank you so so much for your 5 star review. Sorry for our tardiness in responding. It was an absolute pleasure meeting the 6 of you and thank you for the laughs! Hopefully it was a memorable start to your 3 week trip in Australia? Because there was a group of you, it is much easier to charter...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The largest motel rooms in Port at 46sq metres! FREE undercover parking and FREE WiFi. Set in tranquil tropical garden surrounds with saltwater pool. Rest and Relax and enjoy the quiet setting, away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy a beverage on your patio or a lunch or dinner on the barbeque beside the pool. Aidan & Alex can offer advice on tours and book tours to the reef or rainforest and beyond, whatever suits your needs. We are a 12-minute walk to the beach and about 20 minutes to the main street. By car to Macrossan street is about 4 minutes and there is free parking in town. Rates are for 2 people. Maximum 4 people per Deluxe Queen Studio and King studio, 3 in a Queen studio and 5 in a family studio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

Address: 121 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $106 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lazy Lizard Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Best Western Port Douglas
Port Douglas Best Western
Lazy Lizard Motor Inn Port Douglas
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Port Douglas
#1 Best Value Hotel in Port Douglas
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
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“Take advantage of all the things these guys do for you... setup trips, use the bikes, pool, ask for ideas, prep for the next leg of the trip. Nothing but good things to say.”
 of 5 bubbles capferat, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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