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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed 6 nights at Shantara in January. We stayed in a pool deck room, 3B. Overall, the cleanliness of the property and our room was great. The bathroom was well maintained as were the facilities in our room. The location of the hotel was also great, being only a short walk to the Main Street, shops... More 

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Shantara, Manager at Shantara Resort Port Douglas, responded to this review

Dear Jahanner, Thank you for having stayed and recognizing the housekeeping and maintenance of the property and that overall you found everything to be great. In regards to the 3 items you have pointed out, I will clarify this for all TripAdvisor Readers. We don’t hide the fact that the pool deck for the studio (or 1 bedroom pool deck)... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Shantara is a gorgeous boutique resort located 5 mins walk from everything in Port Douglas. The ambience is gorgeous (child free) and chilled out, the staff were so accomodating and friendly, and the apartment was immaculate. Pool and BBQ area were also fantastic. Couldnt rate more highly, great place for a couple to go and stay. We travel a lot... More 

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Calgary
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

I think one of the best features of this hotel is the location, just a few blocks to the downtown area and the beach. The hotel seems to be relatively new, was cleaned and well cared for. One of the reasons we booked at this complex is because it was adult only; it certainly made sitting by the pool and... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

While this was the only place we saw the inside of in Port Douglas, it definitely appeared to be one of the nicer properties there. We were on our honeymoon, so the fact that it's a couples-only property was very nice. The room was absolutely beautiful and everything you need is within walking distance. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

Staff were so helpful and really went the extra mile from local knowledge, to advising on the best touristy things too do and to get value for money, the pools were amazing and even at night it looked awesome with the lights, the room was very nice and loved the actual decent sized gym possibly the best resort in Port... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014

My girlfriend and I spent 4 nights here over new years eve. It was located just a couple of minutes walk from the Marina, main street and beach. The rooms were exactly what we were looking for an event though the resort was fully booked it was extremely quiet each day. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking for some... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Shantara provided beautifully appointed rooms. Self contained, no kids and no smoking - really lovely place to stay! Just a short walk into town. Staff were lovely - especially resort manager and spa massage was really good!!

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

This is an excellent place to base yourself and see everything. Accommodation is wonderful with shared laundry facilities outside your door. Receptionist could have been a bit more friendly but in general the staff were very efficient and our room was cleaned daily. Yes I would stay here again

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UK
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

We did Cairns, we did Sydney. But for some quieter sophistication, go to Port Douglas. Perfectly located for trips to the Great Barrier reef. Shantara was a shortish walk to town or the port, enough for some mild exercise in flip flops to get bread from the little bakery on the way to town, or for a Mokka Pie (try... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2013

After a tumultuous few months, my husband and I needed a relaxing getaway. Shantara was exactly what we needed! Everything is close by, the facilities were perfect, the pool was beautiful and the staff were super friendly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shantara Resort Port Douglas is the newest accommodation in Port Douglas and offers quality boutique style Apartment accommodation. An Adults only retreat ideal for couples, honeymooners or the independent traveller looking to escape in tranquil surrounds (Children over the age of 15 are welcome). Shantara is located walking distance to Macrossan Street, where you will find an array of Restaurants, cafes & only 400-meters to Four Mile Beach. Shantara has a selection of spacious one bedroom apartments with full kitchen, lounge/dining area, spa baths and separate shower. The studios are perfect for the shorter stay with kitchenettes. Outdoor balconies to all apartments to sit out with a relaxing drink after a day out. Available also is free Internet access, cable TV/DVDs and laundry facilities to all apartments and studios. 2 Pools - heated in winter. Gymnasium, Day Spa for personalised treatments, undercover BBQ area for guests to try out the local produce. All rooms and external area are Non-Smoking. Shantara Resort Port Douglas is a family operated business offering personalised and friendly service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shantara Resort Port Douglas

Address: 27 - 31 Davidson St | Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $170 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Shantara Resort Port Douglas 4.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Some rooms have direct access to the pools is you use them a lot this would be ideal.”
 of 5 bubbles jaav, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a corner suite, the view overlooking the pool was great”
 of 5 bubbles robertsY5614KU, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a pool deck room!”
 of 5 bubbles 892bethanyw, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have own decking with access to pool. Not sure I would like that, reduces privacy if sitting outside on balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Corinne210, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I loved being poolside”
 of 5 bubbles ci_bach_10, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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