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Reviewed 2 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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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Could not fault this place!! Room upgrade, friendly staff, great location, rooms are perfect for what we wanted and loved the use of free ice & esky! Thank you so much we will definitely be back again soon hopefully

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have recently stayed here. It was truly excellent. The girls right from the moment we walked through door, were attentive to our every need. Helping to arrange transfer for our Reef trip, and taking interest in our stay and where we had been. We stayed in the front apartment and had wonderful views of the beach... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In early November I stayed at the hotel and it was perfect. Great location, wonderful staff and good value.They have lots of extras and are very helpful with recommendations for restaurants, activities, tours etc!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow Wow Wow....Such a great place. Staff were amazing, the level of detail you have gone to is unbelievable - You haven't left a thing out! Excellent location - our room was overlooking the sea. I just want to go back and live there! The hotel were so so helpful, they organised everything for us....Airport transfers, Daintree Rainforest tour, Sailaway... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently travelled to Port Douglas from Sydney. You seriously cannot get better than By The Sea! They are the complete package. Such a wonderful and friendly team- nothing is too much and they are so unbelievably accomodating. The place was a haven to my children with limitless activities - pool, bikes, life size inflatable pool toys, DVDs, board games,... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short getaway with friends and the best place to stay! Amazing view, especially when you just get up in the morning.. Having bbq and listening to the waves in the evening.. definitely recommended and we will be back again!! Thank you so much!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $100 - $254 (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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“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
“Best views on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles maacs09, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor facing the beach and the street.”
 of 5 bubbles eboosler, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevators so try to get a room on the ground floor if you have a lot of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles 192viviany, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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