We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
72 Macrossan St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877 Australia
E-mail hotel
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
Lowest prices for your stay
Expedia.com
Booking.com
ZenHotels.com
USD 133
View deal
Hotels.com
Travelocity
Orbitz.com
View all 14 deals
Prices are provided by our partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and reflect total costs of the stay, including all taxes and fees known to our partners. Please see our partners for more details.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Traveller (564)
Room & Suite (165)
Videos (1)
What is Travellers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travellers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Travel safe during COVID-19
Visit our Travel Safe hub to see how we're helping you make more informed travel decisions during COVID-19.
What you can expect during your stay
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
Updated 02/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#1 of 71 Speciality lodging in Port Douglas
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travellers' Choice
By the Sea Port Douglas is an award winning boutique in the most perfect of locations with both Four Mile Beach and the town center on their door step. You will enjoy their friendly & relaxing beach-side atmosphere and their extensive range of free extras. They have a range of different apartments for you to choose from to suit different requirements and budgets. All apartments were recently renovated and have full cooking facilities, fast WiFi and a private barbecue on each balcony. Many have rare and lovely views of the Coral Sea, whilst others overlook lush rainforest.
Read more
Room & Suite (165)165
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Beach
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Bicycles available
Diving
Snorkelling
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Strollers
Airport transportation
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
Show more
Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
iPod docking station
Sofa bed
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English
1866Reviews10Q+A100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 1,543
  • 275
  • 33
  • 8
  • 7
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Fiona M wrote a review 5 May
Melbourne, Australia59 contributions12 helpful votes
+1
We stayed in a queen studio room for 4 nights. It was well equipped with everything you could possibly need and spacious enough for the two of us (although best to have only one person in the kitchen cooking 😉as it is a small space). The studio has its own outdoor area with BBQ, en-suite bathroom and large TV with DVD player. DVDs are available at reception but Netflix is also available and there is free wifi. The staff have thought of everything and you can borrow free of charge a range of pool toys, books, games, bikes, dvds, shopping trolleys, eskys & beach towels. Nothing is too much trouble and the girls obviously love what they do. The facility is located at the end of the main street right next to four mile beach which is a patrolled beach. There are also walking trails nearby. I would highly recommend and would stay here again in heartbeat. Great value, very clean and fabulous location. It looks exactly as it does in their promotional pictures. Enjoy!
Read more
Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Helpful
Share
christine562015 wrote a review Jan 2020
Toronto, Canada21 contributions5 helpful votes
Property's Favourite Review
This hotel is amazing...the staff is incredible. Very helpful and cheerful. There are so many amenities available. It is a 2 minute walk to the beach. Room had everything we needed. Wish we had booked longer as it was a perfect "chill out" location. Prior to arriving the staff emailed and answered all questions we had. Thank you so much!
Read more
Date of stay: November 2019
Rooms
Location
Service
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Arl wrote a review Apr 2021
12 contributions
The most adorable place. Great location, views of beautiful 4 mile Beach. So blown away with the things they provide for you to enjoy your stay, from esky to bikes, deck chairs, Beach trolleys, down to games, DVDs & books, balls , Beach toys. Beautiful ladies. Totally recommend
Read more
Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Helpful
Share
Jan L wrote a review Apr 2021
6 contributions
Stayed here for two nights in ‘the cosy’ queen room and it was perfect! We needed for nothing and the room was spotless. An absolute perfect location The help and advice from Myra and staff prior to our stay was also excellent. Nothing was a problem for them. If I came back to Port Douglas I would definitely stay here and in the ‘cosy queen room’ it was wonderful A big Thankyou to the girls.
Read more
Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Helpful
Share
Jo K wrote a review Apr 2021
Sydney, Australia13 contributions2 helpful votes
By The Sea is an exceptional accommodation option for everyone. Their amenities mean families can travel & cook some meals, you can just eat out, or get takeaway & eat in your apartment with all the space to dine easily. Their service for booking transfers & activities is really helpful as are their recommendations. There is a ton of value added extras, like towels, bikes, pool noodles & inflatables, chairs, eski's, the list goes on. All of which you'd have to pay for at a more expensive resort. We loved it and are already planning to come again.
Read more
Date of stay: April 2021
Value
Location
Service
Helpful
Share
Previous
PRICE RANGE
USD 56 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
by the sea port douglas hotel port douglas
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Archipelago Apartments
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandPort Douglas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about By The Sea Port Douglas Resort
Which popular attractions are close to By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Nearby attractions include Jimmy Rum's (0.2 km), Flagstaff Hill Lookout (0.3 km), and Ngarru Gallery (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Capannina, Sparrow Coffee, and Watergate Restaurant & Lounge Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does By The Sea Port Douglas Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, By The Sea Port Douglas Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is By The Sea Port Douglas Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Port Douglas.
Are any cleaning services offered at By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to By The Sea Port Douglas Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St David's Anglican Church Mossman (10.5 km).