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Winchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights and were very pleased with By The Sea. It is a sort of very pleasant,immaculately clean, ultra well equipped, jolly landlady, top standard holiday apartments, with style and very helpful with the local knowledge. Will definitely go back.Great value as well as being excellently located to the beach and town.

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Thank Richard G
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The self catering accommodation is fantastic with loads of little extras to make the holiday a real treat. Conveniently close to the beach, close to shops, restaurants and bars. Really friendly and efficient team that makes you feel at home and helps you out with all activities and bookings including your restaurants. Overall a fantastic place that we will definitely... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from two nights at By the Sea and will definitely be back to stay. Our apartment was very spacious and clean and had everything in it that we could want. The location was excellent as we could both walk to the beach and walk into town. The reception has an amazing array of things for guests... More 

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1 Thank Kymm R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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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3 Thank Stephen W
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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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2 Thank Thevons1
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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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2 Thank Rupert C
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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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2 Thank maacs09
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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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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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $104 - $267 (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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“Website is very informative”
 of 5 bubbles 750richardg, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The two bedroom rainforest view apartments are quiet and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles kymmr, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
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“Best views on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles maacs09, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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