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Kirribilli, Australia
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447 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great size for families, with good kitchen/laundry facilities. Very convenient to marina, town centre, 4 mile beach and nice pool to relax at (water is cooler than beach and no stingers!) A few maintenance issues - we had to move due to non flushing toilet but was not an issue in low season. Air con in new room struggled in... More 

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Thank TheConstantEater
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our recent 3 nights at Bay Villas, the staff are helpful and friendly. We loved our simple apartment with the bandicoot and orange-footed mound builders (birds like chickens) who visited us nightly.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We landed here after some bad weather to lovely sunshine and heat. The resort is great rooms big and spacious with your own amenities to feed, eat and clean your stuff almost self catering in paradise. There is a washer drier, large kitchen space with all the amenities, close by is a large super market to get all your shopping.... More 

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BayVillasManager, Manager at Bay Villas Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stu, Thank you for your nice feedback. We are working hard to make all our guests happy, your comment is greatly appreciated. You are very welcome to come back next time! :-) More 

Stavanger, Norway
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71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We where booked in at the Bay Villa by a travel agent in Norway. Receptionist was friendly but all he did was give us some directions where to find out room. We more or less been travelling non stop from Durban South Africa (one short night in Sydney). We were on a long holiday and had a lot of baggage... More 

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BayVillasManager, Manager at Bay Villas Resort, responded to this review

Dear Christian, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you were disappointed by Bay Villas Resort. Self-catering apartments is a very common way of traveling through Australia and Port Douglas 4 stars are only made of self-catering apartments rentals. If there is a person to blame, it is your travel agent who did not explain that to you... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first reaction when we arrived was ,my god what have they done to us .Please read further . After several hours we realised we didn't have to pay $35 for breakfast or $4 for a small bottle of water . We could do what we used to do and cook ,or even order a takeaway.We had been on a... More 

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BayVillasManager, Manager at Bay Villas Resort, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for your very helpful and positive feedback. Self catering apartments is very popular in Australia, indeed and has its pros and cons. The big pro is you are in your place like you are at home, and not bothered everyday by housekeeping, room service, etc. And it is more cosy and private than long corridor hotels.... More 

Selby, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a fairly reasonable place to stay with friendly and informative staff then the Bay Villa Resort is for you. We were located on the ground floor not far from a small pool. Facilities were fairly basic but adequate. It was a ten minute walk to the town centre and there was covered parking for cars.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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358 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Bay Villas is a large block of apartments that are let out as hotel rooms. The reception staff are very effective and late arrivals ( as we were) are handled by a key locker with instructions. The rooms were spacious but the furniture was uncomfortable for a holiday let. Kitchen was useful and a good sized fridge kept the beer... More 

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Bay villas is set a short walk from the main strip as well as the beach. The location is good & most things that we wanted in Port Douglas were within walking distance. Also good location for drives to Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Atherton Tablelands etc. Secure parking is also available. The complex is clean and tidy though our room was... More 

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NZ
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stayed at Bay Villas for six nights. We had a two bedroom apartment which was great. The facilities were very good, and completely self contained, including a laundry with washer and dryer. Our apartment had individual air conditioning in each room and a lovely little deck overlooking one of two pools . It was very close to Four Mile... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great location, a very nice 10 minute walk to the main street. Rooms are nice and spacious. Pools were a bit small and not in a sunny position. If you want to get some rays...go to the beach. Reception hosts were pleasant. We had to move rooms after 4 of our 5 night stay but they made it as easy... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bay Villas is located within few minutes walking distance of downtown Port Douglas and the world famous 4-Mile Beach. Bay Villas has been designed with an emphasis on spaciousness and reflects the North Queensland style with bright, tropical furnishings. There are a choice of studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with courtyards or balconies. Most of the apartments overlook the resort style swimming pools and barbecue facilities.The apartments are fully self-contained with full kitchens, separate dining are, internal laundry. The studio units have cooking facilities and access to the free shared laundries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Villas Resort

Address: 51-53 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $100 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Villas Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Bay Villas Hotel Port Douglas
Bay Resort Port Douglas
Bay Hotel Port Douglas
Bay Villas Resort Port Douglas
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Port Douglas
#18 Family Hotel in Port Douglas
#20 Luxury Hotel in Port Douglas
#21 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
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“We liked the ground floor with a little garden”
 of 5 bubbles 667jackyw, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get your towel down early if using the pool”
 of 5 bubbles bigstu1207, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at ground level”
 of 5 bubbles Christian2sen, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms may be noisy from roadside traffic”
 of 5 bubbles DerekC372, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room that doesn't face the pool if you want it more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles smattox114, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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