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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf club”(15 reviews)
“across the road”(33 reviews)
AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star Hotel
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All reviewssurf clubacross the roadone bedroom apartmentsunshine coastideal for young familiestop floora couple of minutes walkswimming poolwithin walking distancethe managersliquor storepatrolled beachbeach holidayfull kitchengreat spotwashing machinebbq area
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Very handily situated near Dickey Beach (patrolled), with lots of amenities nearby (cafes, restaurants, liquor store, chemist, etc). Pleasant 1-bedroom unit designed for holiday makers overlooking the central pool and garden. Clean, functional, air-conditioned apartment in a well maintained and well managed complex.More

Thank Geoff G
Response from GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The SeaResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Geoff G, Thank you for staying at Portobello by the Sea and taking the time to review your stay, we are so pleased that you enjoyed our location, and the apartment that you stayed in. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here with my family now for 5yrs and have always thoroughly enjoyed every stay. This year however we have sadly been very disappointed with our stay. New managers have come in and the friendly family atmosphere that we have always enjoyed has...More

5  Thank Shanecottle
Response from GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The SeaResponded 24 December 2016

Dear Shanecottle, Thank you for your review, we greatly value the feedback of all of our guests. Please feel free to contact us directly to discuss rebooking for next year. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea

Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is apartment hotel that you need to clean the dishes take rubbish out etc. This is not a hotel changing towels or making beds. It is in a very good location a small shopping center nearby all walking distant. The rooms are quite large...More

1  Thank Thomas G
Response from GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The SeaResponded 16 December 2016

Hi Thomas G, Thank you for choosing Portobello by the Sea and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're so glad that you enjoyed the location and found the apartment spacious and well equipped. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea.

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location across the road from a great surf beach, surf club, skateboard park and playground. This spot really caters for everyone. Plenty of local shops within walking distance. I don't think you can do better, unless stair climbing is an issue. Be warned that...More

Thank pearler2015
Response from GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The SeaResponded 28 November 2016

Dear pearler2015, Thank you for your great review of Portobello by the Sea. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our location across from the surf beach and local amenities. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Portobello by the Sea

Reviewed 14 October 2016

The best part about the apartments is their location to the beach, as well as an IGA, BWS bottlestore and a few restaurants - all within a few minutes walk. The room was spaceous, clean and had everything you need for a comfortable holiday. We...More

1  Thank SagMoonTravels
Response from GuestServicesBDM1, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello By The SeaResponded 28 November 2016

Dear SagMoonTravels, Thank you for your great review of Portobello by the Sea, we are so pleased you enjoyed our apartments, facilities and location. At Portobello by the Sea we do offer 1GB of free WiFi per day, anything beyond that will incur a fee....More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$74 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$74 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (35)
Room & Suite (17)
Pool & Beach (13)
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"This particular unit #57 is EXTREMELY quiet, night and day. Lots of extras, fully equipped, spa etc"
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