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Review of Mandalay & Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments

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Mandalay & Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments
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Warsaw, Poland
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26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful vacation place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

I stayed in the Mandalay apartment with my family in October/November 2011. It is absolutely a wonderful vacation place. It is just 2 minutes away from the beach (unfortunately due to the trees there is no beach view but you can hear sound of waves) and ca 5-10 minutes walking from the main shopping alley of Port Douglas. We were a group of 4 people and we had a 3 bedrooms apartment – indeed it was spacious, comfortable and clean (there was also a well equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, big balcony with a table, chairs, sofa etc.). Two ladies at the reception desk were very helpful and they managed to organize all our tours. The car parking place (garage) was also available.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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5 Thank Darshwana
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Bristol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

Just got back from a great stay at the Mandalay Luxury apartments. Well appointed and spacious, our apartment had everything that you need for a relaxing holiday. Great kitchen and laundry room was an extra bonus since we have been travelling for 2 weeks. We had fantastic help from the moment we arrived from Raelene, on the front desk. She not only made us feel really welcome but also suggested trips for us that maximised our time in Port Douglas. She was spot on with her choices and we were glad we took her advice rather than guessing which trip was best for us. We would recommend this apartment hotel and were sad when our holiday came to an end.

Room Tip: We preferred first floor as you could see all the birds in the tree tops surrounding the balcony.
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank AWarr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

My friend and I recently visited the Mandalay in Port Douglas and were VERY impressed. The apartments are absolutely beautiful! Very clean and spacious. We had our own outdoor patio with garden, which we enjoyed having dinners and coffee out there any chance we got. The apartments had everything you need including a full kitchen, full dining room and living room and even a laundry room. Also, the master bedroom and bathroom were huge!

However, while the rooms were amazing, the one thing that really impressed me was the customer service. It was absolutely phenomenal. We dealt with Raelene and Pauline during our stay and they were both wonderful and took care of all our needs, helped us book all our excursions and were extremely friendly. I really enjoyed chatting with them everytime we came through the front desk area. They knew the area very well and were able to advise on on excursions and every one we did we had a great time. You could tell they were good people and really enjoyed their job.

Location-wise was also very good. It was about a 10 minute walk to the main strip and only a couple minutes to the beach. They even have their own pathway to the beach which is nice.

We had such a wonderful time here, that I would definitely stay here again next time we are Port Douglas and would highly recommend it to others.

Room Tip: Get one of the ones with a patio on the ground floor.
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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6 Thank chrismedia01
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Nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

The appartments are beautifully furnished and fully equipped. The private patio surrounded by beautiful trees and flowers provides a relaxing outdoor area. Underground parking, 2 swimming pools and wonderful friendly staff ensured we had a week to remember for ever. Bliss!

  • Stayed November 2011
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3 Thank Sudha_8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2012

We stayed as a family of four in September 2011 (2 girls, aged 2.5 and 6 months). The 3 bedroom apartment was excellent and perfect for our needs. All the staff were very friendly but Bec, especially, was fantastic and, according to our 2.5 year old, one of the world's great babysitters. We are looking forward to our next stay.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
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6 Thank Matt S
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Additional Information about Mandalay & Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments

Property: Mandalay & Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments
Address: Corner Garrick & Beryl Streets, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 58 Speciality Lodging in Port Douglas
Price range (per night): $266 - $567
Hotel Class:5 star — Mandalay & Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mandalay Port Douglas Accommodation offers luxury beachfront apartments surrounded by lush gardens, directly across from Four Mile Beach and only a five minute stroll to the centre of Port Douglas. With an exclusive walkway direct to the Four Mile Beach, Mandalay Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments offer the opportunity to relax in five star comfort. Spacious resort surroundings, tennis courts and a large swimming pool are features of the two and three bedroom luxurious holiday apartments. ... more   less 
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