Hotels Near Zinc Port Douglas In Port Douglas

4.3/5Excellent13 Reviews
0.08km from Zinc Port Douglas
Port douglas apartments have underground parking garages for convenience. No elevator. No breakfast. The owner Robin is enthusiastic. The room is nice, bright, clean, 70 meters from the beach, at the end of Macrossan Street, very quiet. Especially suitable for vacation. Just a few steps away is the end of the four-mile beach. There is a walkway on the left side, 1.3km long. Stay a few more days. If you come from Cairns, rent a car at the airport and drive for up to an hour. You can also drive to Dancui Rainforest by yourself. Don't listen to the boss's flickering road conditions. It is recommended to join a one-day tour. It is well worth taking a cruise to the daintree river by car. You can see wild crocodiles. If it weren't for this small group to be sent back on time, we could just wait to see wild crocodiles attack the cows standing in the water. regret! Picture one is a hunting scene photo we were unable to wait for. The video is a daintree river boat ride to find the crocodile.
FromUS$123
4.3/5Excellent10 Reviews
0.08km from Zinc Port Douglas
Salty and Mrs. Croc here back in Port Douglas for another holiday at the Mantra Aqueous. This is an impromptu affair that we organized after our long-planned cruise to Singapore on a Cunard Covid-19 plague ship was scuttled two weeks before departure. So, rather than sitting around Croc Manor and sniffing paint fumes for my two weeks holiday, we checked the cat into the vet hospital for her dose of radioactive Iodine-131 (she might return the size of the a mountain lion, in which case I am in big trouble) and headed up for 10 days at our old familiar haunt – The Mantra Aqueous in Port Douglas. We have been coming to Port Douglas regularly since 2007 and during that the town has hit the skids. Long gone are the real estate charlatans leaving their crumbling building foundations littered around town; the once upscale shops, restaurants and boutiques along Macrossan Street have been replaced by a long succession of empty storefronts, burger joints, and cheap tee-shirt souvenir stores. With this descent has come a change in the type of visitor to Port Douglas, particularly on the weekends, and this has impacted the Mantra Aqueous in a big way. We noticed on our last trip here that the clientele was a bit rowdier, the drinking and noise a bit heavier. This is important at the Mantra, because the place is designed in a hybrid plantation style with shutter windows that open to let the sea breezes drift through the rooms. The downside of this approach is that the rooms cannot be sealed and noise on the balconies can pervade the complex. We had an unpleasant sleepless night on our last trip and were unsure at the time about returning to the Aqueous. However, given the limited notice for arranging this trip we decided to chance it and give the Aqueous on more opportunity to prove that it is what it used to be. The Aqueous itself looks great. The exterior and interior have been repainted with a smart colour scheme, and when we got here a new fence on the northern boundary was being finished off. We got in on a Monday night and everything was fine until Friday afternoon in early evening when the place began to fill up with a crew of loud bogans, and worst of all, ice zombies. According to what we found out later, this happens every weekend as the locals from Cairns arrive to score a discounted room (thanks Mantra!). What followed can only be described as a weekend from hell. Cairns is a rough town, and there are significant social problems due to the very high levels of substance (licit and illicit) abuse. About 9 pm, a very rough couple arrived in the unit next to us and proceeded to camp out on the balcony with an esky filled with booze, two cartons of cigs, and a stereo. The woman was completely off her head on some type of amphetamine because she loudly babbled continual rubbish, smoked incessantly, and drank all night long, occasionally tossing an empty two stories into the pool. You read about ice zombies in the press, and I
FromUS$191
4.6/5Outstanding10 Reviews
0.09km from Zinc Port Douglas
Couldn't recommenced this motel more! Me and my mum arrived in Port Douglas and found this place to stay straight away. The rooms are just perfect, they’re clean, there’s plenty of room, the WiFi is great, the kitchen area is ideal - clean and well equipped with anything you may need and it’s a great little place. It was super quiet there so it was like we had our own private place most the time. The pool was amazing. The lady on reception was a legend, super polite, gave us ideas of where to go and what to see and always helping us out with anything we needed. Felt so at home here and must have stayed on and off for over a week- just kept returning throughout our travels. The best place I’ve stayed in Australia yet! 100% recommend!!
FromUS$87
4.7/5Outstanding10 Reviews
0.17km from Zinc Port Douglas
Many months ago we booked four nights at this unique boutique beach resort in Port Douglas. Friends in Sydney told us it was the best place to stay. From the time of the booking the owners have communicated each week on a first name basis. Very unique-our first trip to Australia was off to a great start! We chose this place because of its perfect location on the beach and ten minutes from the village.Take a good look at the photos of the resort and rooms-rooms first class, totally equipped, bikes, shopping trolleys, etc all available. We were booking all of tours from here and the owners were looking after the details. They booked our shuttle from the airport in Cairns. Unfortunately with the recent outbreak of the virus we were ordered home to Canada and never made it to this beautiful spot. We have been so disappointed but the owners have offered us a travel voucher for a good amount of time! We are accepting this rather than getting reimbursement through our travel insurance. We will be back!I We urge everyone that can to buy credits, gift cards and travel to this gorgeous resort in the future. This little piece of paradise needs to continue to be "A Ray of Sunshine"for visitors to the Great Barrier Reef and areas around!
FromUS$120
4.5/5Excellent10 Reviews
0.2km from Zinc Port Douglas
Small boutique hotel situated directly opposite Four Mike Beach. Great location, so close to the Main Street and also beach. Friendly staff, well appointed rooms and stunning pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Breakfast served daily, room serviced daily and room service available.Great laundry to use. Did I mention the views? Spectacular from room 24, the Peninsular Suite. Very quiet, peaceful without Children. We had a great time, extended our initial stay and plan to return.
FromUS$257
4.5/5Excellent11 Reviews
0.21km from Zinc Port Douglas
Asians are few, thank you.
FromUS$17
3.8/510 Reviews
0.23km from Zinc Port Douglas
Stayed here for 1 night, glad we only booked the 1. Reception is manned by the downstairs pub staff. Understandable during COVID but they were quite rushed due to the pub being quite busy. We booked a double bed room, standard compared to other backpackers for a similar room. The downfall was that the room didn't feel clean. Wore thongs/shoes everywhere in the bathroom (standard) but in the room itself as well as we didn't want to touch the floor. We also had yellow stains on our sheets, which may have been ok if the reception was manned for some reasonable hours, couldn't be bothered approaching the bar staff downstairs in the dinner rush. We woke up throughout the night and very early in the morning, due to garbage trucks emptying bottles - not sure if it was from the pub or neighbouring businesses. Really annoying nonetheless. Woke up to make breakfast in the morning and myself and another guest couldn't find any plates or bowls to eat with. Ended up eating cereal out of a saucepan. My partner had baked beans which we warmed on the stove, though the stove is quite old, and it was hard working out if the electric stove was on high or low as the marking look like they've been rubbed off for years. Great location, but that's the only thing it's got going for it.
FromUS$15
3.7/511 Reviews
0.24km from Zinc Port Douglas
Nice looking resort but too noisy & enclosed environment.. Rooms were very small for price of room. We ended cancelling 2 extra nights because it was not accommodating for couples & staff weren't really interested. Too many children in pool area &was not at all relaxing environment. Quite disappointed as we have stayed at much nicer resorts for less money.
FromUS$189
4/5Very Good10 Reviews
0.37km from Zinc Port Douglas
We looked at all of the mantras in Port Douglas and setting for Mantra in the Village due to its spacious 1 bedroom suite floor plan and location. We were here over new years and it was only a few minutes walk to anywhere we wanted to go, but far enough away from the main pubs that it was nice and quiet overnight. Great cafes and Thai downstairs, secure parking, and great room set up with spa on the deck. Only complaint was the pool being quite small and rather unclean the 2 days we tried to swim.. we put it down to maybe being reduced maintenance staff over the public holiday, but it was a bit disappointing considering how lovely everything else was.
FromUS$164
4/5Very Good11 Reviews
0.43km from Zinc Port Douglas
A hotel searched on the Internet, the facilities are complete, the rooms are spacious, the price is good, the quality is good, the port is very close to the port of Douglas, the surrounding food and beverage supermarkets are all available, the whole is value-for-money, satisfactory. However, as a high-scoring hotel, there is still a gap in service. I haven't cleaned the room for two nights. Indeed, I have come back for a day, and I haven't moved in the room. I wonder if there is a rule to live without having to clean it? It doesn't matter, it's okay to clean up. I just told the front desk in advance that I had to leave the store at 7.30 in the morning of the second day, but the next morning at 7.30, the front door and window of the reception hall were closed, no staff on duty could be found, no one answered the phone... The luggage was taken down, and It is inconvenient to throw it and then send the room card to the room. In desperation, the room card is stuffed from the door seam, and the reservation customer service is sent to inform the check-out email... The result is unknown. Fortunately, I only brushed a 10-knife credit guarantee when I checked in. It doesn't matter if I can't retreat...
FromUS$185
3.8/510 Reviews
0.56km from Zinc Port Douglas
Took my family for 2 days to relax after a one week road trip to Cape York. Perfect location, rooms are amazing with a very nice view and close to everything in town. I really enjoyed it and can only recommend it. Rooms are clean, well air conditioned and all cooking utensils and appliances to enjoy cooking and a family dinner on the balcony. The hotel is very quiet, can’t hear te inconvenience of being in the city centre. The pool is nice, with enough shade. Only lacks a lift but there is a luggage lift so not so much an issue.
FromUS$214
3.8/510 Reviews
0.81km from Zinc Port Douglas
We have been here for 4 nights, 1 to go. Weather has turned to rain so that is why I am on the net not outside. Walking distance from main street, great shopping, amazing food Pub meals, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Italian etc. But if you don't feel like the walk, local buses do pickups and drop-off. 50m to the beach (4 Mile Beach) stunning. A patrolled beach pool 200m up the beach. Our room is very clean and comfortable. Small bathroom but all we need. Pool views, spa's, fresh clean bath and pool towels when required from the reception. Clean bright breakfast room, continental breakfast get thumbs up. Staff have all been amazing, friendly and very helpful. Thank you Port Sea Mantra, hope we get the opportunity to come back.
FromUS$167

Hotels Near Zinc Port Douglas In Port Douglas Review

3.9/510 Reviews
We stayed as a family over the Christmas/ new year break. As per previous reviews, the resort did seem quite. There were a lot of permanent residents which sometimes made you feel like you were intruding in their privacy. Having said that, I would most likely return. We were given a recently refurbished villa. It was clean enough (with a few exceptions, the container that housed the cutlery was off putting - i just washed the cutlery and kept it out). It was ideal accomodation for a young family. We had a washing machine, dryer, two toilets & showers. But you do need to supply your own washing powder and toilet paper (once you run out). Kids loved the pools. There were shallow and deep areas, suitable for all ages. Large enough pools. Bbq area was clean, with tables so you can eat outside and a small playground suited to younger kids. This villa is an ideal option if you want the option to self cater and like the added extras of having a laundry. You will need to take your own beach towels or you can hire them for $2 each for your stay. Apparently there was a shuttle bus, which we never used, but the main street is not within walking distance. I assume a hire car is probably one of the better options. There is a cafe behind the resort St. Crispin, stunning views, great food, beautiful staff - though it seems a tad expensive to me. But you will not struggle to find beautiful and delicious restaurants in Port Douglas. Try and book if you can. We struggled to eat at some places because we did not book.
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FromUS$135
4.3/510 Reviews
We stayed in villa 24. It was beautiful and very peaceful. However, for the amount of money we paid, we would expect everything to be working properly. Good points first - the discounted rate was appreciated, and George the maintenance guy was very friendly. The gardens are very well maintained and the whole place is very quiet, which was very welcomed. The spa was lovely. Squeezing me in for the last appointment on Sunday, and the discount voucher, was very much appreciated. I wouldn't say my therapist was the warmest of people. But she did give a relaxing facial. Bad points: 1. The bedroom fan in the room I stayed in (middle room) was on winter setting, so even on the highest setting it didn't blow much air. I tried to change it to summer setting, as did George the maintenance guy, and it just turned off the fan completly. I don't like sleeping with aircon, and the one in the room was quite loud as well. Luckily it wasn't middle of summer so I was able to just put up with the fan on the highest winter setting, for a little bit of breeze. 2. One of the lights in the lounge/kitchen area kept tripping all the lights on that side of the villa. So we were told not to use certain lights to avoid it tripping out again. 3. The concrete blocks around the cauldron in the garden were loose and when I stood on one to take a photo of the villa, it fell off, as did I. That could have easily caused an injury. 4. The phone in the lounge area didn't work. I pressed the number for reception, and it didn't dial anywhere. I was able to use my mobile (despite poor reception) and call through for someone to come look at the light problem. 5. Reading through the room compendium it noted that the outside speakers no longer worked due to wear and tear. I think it is more the effect of being in a tropical seaside town and the speakers not being properly maintained over the years. Again, for the amount of money paid, I woud expect everything to be in working order. Otherwise remove it. 6. There was no way to open the windows in the middle bathroom, as they were locked. Thats definetly a fast track to mould growing in bathrooms in the tropics. The towel rack in the bathroom was also very small. More suited to a hand towel, then a bath towel. 7. The service in the restaurant was hit and miss. Not keen on this 'contactless' ordering system. If you wanted it to be completely contactless, then the waitresses shouldn't even be delivering our food and drinks, and customers would collect themselves. I hope it never gets that way. Thats just taking away jobs. I visited the villas when they were first built and were on the market. Understandably things age, but it was a shame to see some things had been let go. Rust on the kitchen bench from the stovetop, paint wearing off high touch areas on kitchen cupboards, vent sleeves falling off the louvers, loose cement blocks. The front desk staff were advised of these things on checkout, but it wasn't written down as I
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FromUS$808
4.7/510 Reviews
Many months ago we booked four nights at this unique boutique beach resort in Port Douglas. Friends in Sydney told us it was the best place to stay. From the time of the booking the owners have communicated each week on a first name basis. Very unique-our first trip to Australia was off to a great start! We chose this place because of its perfect location on the beach and ten minutes from the village.Take a good look at the photos of the resort and rooms-rooms first class, totally equipped, bikes, shopping trolleys, etc all available. We were booking all of tours from here and the owners were looking after the details. They booked our shuttle from the airport in Cairns. Unfortunately with the recent outbreak of the virus we were ordered home to Canada and never made it to this beautiful spot. We have been so disappointed but the owners have offered us a travel voucher for a good amount of time! We are accepting this rather than getting reimbursement through our travel insurance. We will be back!I We urge everyone that can to buy credits, gift cards and travel to this gorgeous resort in the future. This little piece of paradise needs to continue to be "A Ray of Sunshine"for visitors to the Great Barrier Reef and areas around!
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FromUS$120
3.8/510 Reviews
Stayed here for 1 night, glad we only booked the 1. Reception is manned by the downstairs pub staff. Understandable during COVID but they were quite rushed due to the pub being quite busy. We booked a double bed room, standard compared to other backpackers for a similar room. The downfall was that the room didn't feel clean. Wore thongs/shoes everywhere in the bathroom (standard) but in the room itself as well as we didn't want to touch the floor. We also had yellow stains on our sheets, which may have been ok if the reception was manned for some reasonable hours, couldn't be bothered approaching the bar staff downstairs in the dinner rush. We woke up throughout the night and very early in the morning, due to garbage trucks emptying bottles - not sure if it was from the pub or neighbouring businesses. Really annoying nonetheless. Woke up to make breakfast in the morning and myself and another guest couldn't find any plates or bowls to eat with. Ended up eating cereal out of a saucepan. My partner had baked beans which we warmed on the stove, though the stove is quite old, and it was hard working out if the electric stove was on high or low as the marking look like they've been rubbed off for years. Great location, but that's the only thing it's got going for it.
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FromUS$15
4.8/515 Reviews
The breakfast is good. The swimming pool is suitable for children. The location of the hotel is more convenient to find by car. We checked in after dark. The parking lot is free. Many parking spaces are right in front of the check-in point. Very convenient
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FromUS$211
4.3/510 Reviews
My wife & I stayed for 4 nights in a one bedroom apartment. We arrived at 7.30am having flown through the night from Perth and were given access to our room for a quick sleep. We had a spacious queen size bed and en-suite large shower cubicle and toilet facilities. There was a main lounge and kitchen area and a balcony at the rear. The Apartments are centrally located on the Main Street a 5 minute walk in either direction would take you to the end of the road. Lots of shops bars and restaurants to choose from. We spent ou4 last day lying by the pool which was outside our front door and as it’s off season we had the pool to ourselves. An excellent base to stay in Port Douglas and very clean and well maintained accommodation.
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FromUS$126
4.1/510 Reviews
Accommodation is still very clean, there is a free breakfast to eat, it is recommended to taste its fish and chips. 10 Australian dollars 1 large plate. Many people stay here for a long time.
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FromUS$18
4.6/516 Reviews
The hotel is very far away. In Douglas Town, we went to Cairns by boat for an hour. I am a Platinum Member of Marriott. Sheraton gave me a wine and it was said that the room type was upgraded. But they told me I was not a Platinum member, wasn't it funny? The hotel facilities are good, the scenery is very beautiful, the swimming pool is very large, parking is free, and there are golf courses, but the hotel is located in a tropical rain forest, there are a lot of bugs, and there are cockroaches and small flying insects everywhere in the corridor. It will be stinging, the room is still quite large, and the bathroom is also large. If the hotel can pay attention to cleanliness, the business should be better, which is not comparable to the Gold Coast Sheraton. In addition, I want to tell people who live here not to go to a Chinese restaurant called Jadeinn in Douglas. The owner ’s 10,000-percent Hong Kong independence is simply not dead. If you like to spend all day in the hotel, can recommend this
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FromUS$198
4.6/510 Reviews
Couldn't recommenced this motel more! Me and my mum arrived in Port Douglas and found this place to stay straight away. The rooms are just perfect, they’re clean, there’s plenty of room, the WiFi is great, the kitchen area is ideal - clean and well equipped with anything you may need and it’s a great little place. It was super quiet there so it was like we had our own private place most the time. The pool was amazing. The lady on reception was a legend, super polite, gave us ideas of where to go and what to see and always helping us out with anything we needed. Felt so at home here and must have stayed on and off for over a week- just kept returning throughout our travels. The best place I’ve stayed in Australia yet! 100% recommend!!
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FromUS$87
4/510 Reviews
Would not recommend staying at this hotel at all especially if you plan to stay for a few days. We booked a 2 bedroom apartment for three nights. The floors were dusty on entering, but the rooms otherwise were ok. First of all don’t book this place if you are expecting to have Wi-Fi, because they don’t have it, though it’s mentioned in their website as a facility. We didn’t have it for the whole 3 nights. We should have checked the feedback of other people before booking, as later we noted many have complained of this in past, but no action was taken. On the first night the bathroom light stopped working and when we informed of this next day, the man at reception told he was only there temporarily as the owners were away and couldn’t do anything till they arrived the following day. As no one came till next day night we called reception again and a different man answered and informed he only got to know about the light in the afternoon at handover and couldn’t do anything till the following day. His suggestion was to keep lights of the adjacent rooms switched on, when using the bathroom at night, which anyone with common sense will know that you have to close the door of the bathroom for privacy. We were staying there with my old parents and it was very risky for them to use the bathroom in the dark for the total period we stayed there. (Wasn’t fixed until we left). Regarding Wifi, we were given passwords for 3 days (Apparently it is worth $20 per day as per the receipt but could not get connected to Wifi even for once during the stay. There were few routers including the router called Ti-Tree pool but were not able to connect to any routers. The error we got was “Failed to obtain IP address” which is not usually due to congestion. When informed reception they told they don’t know what is going on. All the other places we stayed at during our trip were fully booked but never had a similar issue with Wifi!!!! The alternative they gave us was to come to the reception area (which was about 200m from the apartment) if we had any urgent work done, but he specifically mentioned not to stream anything at reception (As if anyone would do so!) or not to use it for anything non urgent. Any parent with kids would know that kids love some entertainment at night-time especially if you are on a holiday, so it was so boring for them at night. I noted later that the owner has responded to other people’s comments on unavailability of Wi-Fi, saying don’t come to the hotel to use internet, but enjoy nature, which is hard to do at night time! Don’t mention you have Wi-Fi in your website if you don’t have it- it’s as simple as that , and you don’t have any right to say what the guests are to use it for or and not to use it for. Lastly the dryer wasn’t working (I had to clean it and the washing machine before using as they both were very dusty) and when inquired about that, we were told we could take the clothes to the reception to get dried,
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FromUS$178
4.3/513 Reviews
Port douglas apartments have underground parking garages for convenience. No elevator. No breakfast. The owner Robin is enthusiastic. The room is nice, bright, clean, 70 meters from the beach, at the end of Macrossan Street, very quiet. Especially suitable for vacation. Just a few steps away is the end of the four-mile beach. There is a walkway on the left side, 1.3km long. Stay a few more days. If you come from Cairns, rent a car at the airport and drive for up to an hour. You can also drive to Dancui Rainforest by yourself. Don't listen to the boss's flickering road conditions. It is recommended to join a one-day tour. It is well worth taking a cruise to the daintree river by car. You can see wild crocodiles. If it weren't for this small group to be sent back on time, we could just wait to see wild crocodiles attack the cows standing in the water. regret! Picture one is a hunting scene photo we were unable to wait for. The video is a daintree river boat ride to find the crocodile.
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FromUS$123
4.5/510 Reviews
I stayed in apartment 18 of this absolutely stunning resort and it is beyond amazing! The host and co-owner of the Resort Anne is one of the nicest, caring and kindest people you will ever meet, she is so welcoming and is an encyclopaedia of local knowledge. She is the ultimate host! The facilities themselves in both the apartment and the resort itself were world class. The apartment was beautifully furnished and designed with stunning views from the balcony. The pool still leaves me speechless with it's beautiful natural tropical and tranquil garden surroundings.. trust me you will never want to leave!! Location wise it couldn't be better. There are tennis courts across the road and Macrosson and Wharf streets just a short 5 minute walk away. I honestly can't wait to come back, it was one of the best holidays I've ever had. A++
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FromUS$666
3.8/510 Reviews
Took my family for 2 days to relax after a one week road trip to Cape York. Perfect location, rooms are amazing with a very nice view and close to everything in town. I really enjoyed it and can only recommend it. Rooms are clean, well air conditioned and all cooking utensils and appliances to enjoy cooking and a family dinner on the balcony. The hotel is very quiet, can’t hear te inconvenience of being in the city centre. The pool is nice, with enough shade. Only lacks a lift but there is a luggage lift so not so much an issue.
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FromUS$214
3.8/510 Reviews
We have been here for 4 nights, 1 to go. Weather has turned to rain so that is why I am on the net not outside. Walking distance from main street, great shopping, amazing food Pub meals, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Italian etc. But if you don't feel like the walk, local buses do pickups and drop-off. 50m to the beach (4 Mile Beach) stunning. A patrolled beach pool 200m up the beach. Our room is very clean and comfortable. Small bathroom but all we need. Pool views, spa's, fresh clean bath and pool towels when required from the reception. Clean bright breakfast room, continental breakfast get thumbs up. Staff have all been amazing, friendly and very helpful. Thank you Port Sea Mantra, hope we get the opportunity to come back.
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FromUS$167
4.1/510 Reviews
Dear Liz and team at the Paradise Links Resort, Our sincerest thanks to yourself and the team for what was the most rewarding relaxing and memorable time we had in Port Douglas this August 2020. We were stoked when we arrived at our accommodation at the Paradise Links Resort where we really thought we had stumbled onto a little piece of heaven. Never being to Port Douglas before for a holiday we soon realized what we had been missing out on. Our apartment was lovely and well equipped it felt very private even though we had neighbours. The care that the team has put into the grounds and the aesthetic appeal really added to the whole feeling of being in paradise. The staff were very friendly and always ready for a chat or to provide service when needed. Having such lovely surrounds to stay in while visiting Port Douglas was the icing on the cake, we could just come home at the end of our day and kick back and relax in comfort. Thank you again for your hospitality and service it exceeded our expectations. Kind Regards Jennifer and Eric
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FromUS$138
4.3/510 Reviews
Salty and Mrs. Croc here back in Port Douglas for another holiday at the Mantra Aqueous. This is an impromptu affair that we organized after our long-planned cruise to Singapore on a Cunard Covid-19 plague ship was scuttled two weeks before departure. So, rather than sitting around Croc Manor and sniffing paint fumes for my two weeks holiday, we checked the cat into the vet hospital for her dose of radioactive Iodine-131 (she might return the size of the a mountain lion, in which case I am in big trouble) and headed up for 10 days at our old familiar haunt – The Mantra Aqueous in Port Douglas. We have been coming to Port Douglas regularly since 2007 and during that the town has hit the skids. Long gone are the real estate charlatans leaving their crumbling building foundations littered around town; the once upscale shops, restaurants and boutiques along Macrossan Street have been replaced by a long succession of empty storefronts, burger joints, and cheap tee-shirt souvenir stores. With this descent has come a change in the type of visitor to Port Douglas, particularly on the weekends, and this has impacted the Mantra Aqueous in a big way. We noticed on our last trip here that the clientele was a bit rowdier, the drinking and noise a bit heavier. This is important at the Mantra, because the place is designed in a hybrid plantation style with shutter windows that open to let the sea breezes drift through the rooms. The downside of this approach is that the rooms cannot be sealed and noise on the balconies can pervade the complex. We had an unpleasant sleepless night on our last trip and were unsure at the time about returning to the Aqueous. However, given the limited notice for arranging this trip we decided to chance it and give the Aqueous on more opportunity to prove that it is what it used to be. The Aqueous itself looks great. The exterior and interior have been repainted with a smart colour scheme, and when we got here a new fence on the northern boundary was being finished off. We got in on a Monday night and everything was fine until Friday afternoon in early evening when the place began to fill up with a crew of loud bogans, and worst of all, ice zombies. According to what we found out later, this happens every weekend as the locals from Cairns arrive to score a discounted room (thanks Mantra!). What followed can only be described as a weekend from hell. Cairns is a rough town, and there are significant social problems due to the very high levels of substance (licit and illicit) abuse. About 9 pm, a very rough couple arrived in the unit next to us and proceeded to camp out on the balcony with an esky filled with booze, two cartons of cigs, and a stereo. The woman was completely off her head on some type of amphetamine because she loudly babbled continual rubbish, smoked incessantly, and drank all night long, occasionally tossing an empty two stories into the pool. You read about ice zombies in the press, and I
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FromUS$191
4.5/510 Reviews
Small boutique hotel situated directly opposite Four Mike Beach. Great location, so close to the Main Street and also beach. Friendly staff, well appointed rooms and stunning pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Breakfast served daily, room serviced daily and room service available.Great laundry to use. Did I mention the views? Spectacular from room 24, the Peninsular Suite. Very quiet, peaceful without Children. We had a great time, extended our initial stay and plan to return.
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FromUS$257
5/511 Reviews
Good health, bring children to add money, there is a swimming pool, but some are small, because there are not many people, it is enough; the front desk service is good, the travel advice is very useful; breakfast is delivered to the room, before 5 o'clock in the evening before the election Well, the amount is still relatively large; sitting at the door of the door at night to eat a little late at night feels good!
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FromUS$85
2.7/514 Reviews
The environment is good, there are standard resort scenery, pool, pool table, bar are OK. At night, the lights under the swimming pool are dim, and it feels very suitable for the swimsuits to line up, but unfortunately the pool is not open at night. Health, the overall facilities are not bad. In the evening, the hotel restaurant can order some western food, and the price and taste are not bad. The only thing that is inconvenient is that the traffic is not convenient. If you want to go out for dinner and need to walk for more than half an hour, the hotel can also help to call the bus, but it is still not convenient.
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FromUS$80
4/510 Reviews
We looked at all of the mantras in Port Douglas and setting for Mantra in the Village due to its spacious 1 bedroom suite floor plan and location. We were here over new years and it was only a few minutes walk to anywhere we wanted to go, but far enough away from the main pubs that it was nice and quiet overnight. Great cafes and Thai downstairs, secure parking, and great room set up with spa on the deck. Only complaint was the pool being quite small and rather unclean the 2 days we tried to swim.. we put it down to maybe being reduced maintenance staff over the public holiday, but it was a bit disappointing considering how lovely everything else was.
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FromUS$164
4.5/511 Reviews
Asians are few, thank you.
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FromUS$17
4/511 Reviews
A hotel searched on the Internet, the facilities are complete, the rooms are spacious, the price is good, the quality is good, the port is very close to the port of Douglas, the surrounding food and beverage supermarkets are all available, the whole is value-for-money, satisfactory. However, as a high-scoring hotel, there is still a gap in service. I haven't cleaned the room for two nights. Indeed, I have come back for a day, and I haven't moved in the room. I wonder if there is a rule to live without having to clean it? It doesn't matter, it's okay to clean up. I just told the front desk in advance that I had to leave the store at 7.30 in the morning of the second day, but the next morning at 7.30, the front door and window of the reception hall were closed, no staff on duty could be found, no one answered the phone... The luggage was taken down, and It is inconvenient to throw it and then send the room card to the room. In desperation, the room card is stuffed from the door seam, and the reservation customer service is sent to inform the check-out email... The result is unknown. Fortunately, I only brushed a 10-knife credit guarantee when I checked in. It doesn't matter if I can't retreat...
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FromUS$185
3.7/511 Reviews
Nice looking resort but too noisy & enclosed environment.. Rooms were very small for price of room. We ended cancelling 2 extra nights because it was not accommodating for couples & staff weren't really interested. Too many children in pool area &was not at all relaxing environment. Quite disappointed as we have stayed at much nicer resorts for less money.
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FromUS$189