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Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

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Eagle Mountain, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A bit of a down-home environment, the rooms were comfortable and reasonably well-maintained. Staff was friendly and open to questions about the area - although the hours the front office were open were a bit limited. Prices were very reasonable and kitchen facilities were welcome. Housekeeping always left the doors open and unlocked, which we a bit disconcerting at first.

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

Hi Carl J, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write your review. Our reception hours are 8-7, 7 days a week May to November and 8-5, 7 days a week, November to May. We do not have a 24-hour reception. Just to clarify about the doors Carl J, each studio has 2 sliding doors, a...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a few days and used the motel to visit different sights around, like Daintree, Pourt Douglas, beached. Therefore we didn't need anything walking distance. It is a charming little place, friendly service, no luxury but great value.

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

Dear TRozsa, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to stay with us. Hopefully we will see you return one day to explore more of Port and the beautiful surround areas? Thank you once again. Kind regards Aidan & Alex

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only intended to stay for one night but we were so impressed with the facilities and how they suited our needs that we extended for an extra 2 nights. So much thought has been put into the accommodation. We had extra pillows, blankets, pool towels, toiletries, ice machine, dvd's to borrow, mini bar, free milk on arrival. Room serviced...

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

Dear Vicky C, Thank you so much for your excellent review and so glad that you chose to stay with us after your long road trip and that Debbie! We only provide the facilities that we have based on reviews from guests like yourself. If there is anything that we can improve, we are very open to suggestions. Our aim...

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We recently stayed at The Lazy Lizard Motor Inn, on a family holiday. We had the most wonderful stay. The rooms were immaculate. The a/c worked well and there is also a ceiling fan in the room. The beds are very comfortable The room had a little kitchenette, this was perfect for making morning breakfast , and for take out...

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

Dear Silk444, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at the Lazy Lizard. So happy that you had the most wonderful stay and that you were comfortable. We are located about 20 minutes walk from the main action, but free undercover parking is plentiful if you have a car and we have free bicycles for...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aiden provided us valuable advise on how to experience the Great Barrier Reef to the fullest. Accommodations were excellent -clean, quiet, and close to the main attractions and eateries. We highly recommend staying at the Lazy Lizard Motor Inn! Great value so you can splurge more on the activities!

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

Pooja P, It was so nice to meet you and your parents. So happy that you all enjoyed your trip to the reef. We ask lots of questions, not being nosey, but to find the perfect trip when everyone has different swimming abilities. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and to add your comments to one...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Lazy Lizard. It's located in a very peaceful setting with well maintained tropical gardens and is only a short 5 mins drive from all the action (shopping and restaurants). The cleanliness of our accommodation was exceptional. Our hosts were very welcoming. Apples for apples, it was the best value in the area too.

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

Dear PollyWolly2, Thank you for your 5 bubble review. Peaceful and clean, we will pass on your compliments to Kaye and Lynne, our amazing housekeeping staff. So happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back to the Lazy Lizard one day. Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. Kind regards Aidan...

Moscow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good located and comfortable motel for them who likes to drive with the family or friends. Near to the city market, wharf, beach, etc. Personally, the best wishes to Aidan and Alex managing this motel!👍

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

Dear Soffer1974, Thank you for your review and kind wishes. So happy that you liked our comfortable motel and its location. We are about a 20-minute walk to the main street or a 10-minute ride on one of our free bicycles. Hopefully, we will see you return one day to explore a bit more of Port? Thank you for taking...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Port Douglas doesn't seem to have very many options. This place was OK. The air conditioner in our room was very loud and kept us up all night. There were bugs in the room, but it seemed to be expected with the can of Bug Spray under the cabinet. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They worked with our...

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

Dear Kaney89, Thank you for your feedback. Apologies that you found the air conditioner to be loud and we have contacted our service guys who will investigate. You did mention this on checkout and we got right onto it. Thank you for alerting us to this. We often advise guests that if they require 2 or more blankets on the...

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely 4 nights here in room 5 with king bed and a single. The rooms are clean, well maintained. There is a small kitchen with microwave and electric frypan, so possible to create simple meals. There is a toaster for breakfast. The Managers are very helpful, especially with tour recommendations. There are free bikes to use around town,...

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

Dear valandroy, Thank you both for choosing to stay with us and thank you for taking the time to add your review to Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to meet you both and so glad that we managed to get you out on the reef. We only had a small window of opportunity due to the weather, but you...

Gordonvale, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean room, very spacious with lots of storage space. Great to have bathtub and shower in the bathroom. Very comfortable and clean beds with lots of extra pillows. Had everything we needed, kettle, cups, iron, TV , internet and friendly staff.

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

Dear bgstuart09, Thank you so much for your 5 bubble review. We will pass on your compliments to our amazing housekeeping staff. We welcome any feedback so that we can ensure that your needs are met. Hopefully, we will get to welcome you back again in the future? Thank you once again and Happy Easter. Kind regards Aidan & Alex

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $119 - $193 (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
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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