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By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas

4-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
72 Macrossan StreetPort DouglasQLD4877Australia

Port Douglas bayfront apartment with kitchen, comfy bedding
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Beautiful beach
Fantastic service
Delicious food
Great room
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By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas

from $89
  • Superior Studio Apartment with Superior Sea View
  • Superior Studio Apartment with Partial Sea View
  • Studio with Balcony
  • Studio with Tropical Garden
  • Rainforest Terrace- Superior 2 Bedroom Apartment
  • Rainforest Canopy – Superior Two-Bed Apartment
  • Studio for Four People
  • Superior One Bedroom Apartment
  • 3 Bedroom Villa with Ocean Views
  • 2 Bedroom Villa with Ocean Views
  • Superior Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Superior Studio with Partial Ocean Views 2nd Floor

What’s around By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas


  • On the waterfront
  • Coral Sea - 10 min walk
  • Court House Museum - 11 min walk
  • Rex Smeal Park - 11 min walk
  • St Mary's by the Sea Chapel - 12 min walk
  • Sugar Wharf - 13 min walk
  • Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina - 13 min walk
  • Anzac Park - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 63 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • 24 apartments
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5:30 PM

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Guests arriving after 5:30 PM (3 PM on Sundays) will find a letter for them on the Late Arrivals notice board at the reception, containing their check-in instructions.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the apartment

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • First-run movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Access via exterior corridors

By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas’s small print

Also known as

  • Sea Apartment Port Douglas
  • Sea Port Douglas
  • By The Sea Port Douglas Hotel Port Douglas


This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 38 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 12 costs AUD 19.00 (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 186 reviews

By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas
Lovely hotel by the sea. Best part was their smooth booking of transportation from cairns, recommendation for snorkeling and rainforest tours. Lots of toys, books, and other things to use during your stay. My only 4 star was for the sheets -pretty scratchy. The bed was comfy but not the bedding. Overall I’d go back in a heartbeat!
A Traveler, us3 night trip
By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas
short walk to the beach, restaurants and shops.
Our accommodations at this hotel was a studio apartment, very spacious, with a private patio and also equipped with a barbecue. Located at a short walk to the beach, centrally located near restaurants and shops. A friendly staff to help you in any way. I'm very happy with our choice!
Prudencio, us2 night trip
By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas
Room selection
The room we were given was clean but we felt like we were in the basement. Perhaps it was the room rate I selected when I reserved the room.
Donald, us2 night trip
By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas
Perfect Spot To Stay!
Despite a cyclone on the first day of our arrival we had an wonderful visit. We found By the Sea in Port Douglas to be the perfect location, easy walk to town and beach. They provide just about anything you might need for the beach and have some bikes for riding around town. Our room was comfortable, clean and had a nice view, (we stayed in the studio with sea views). The kitchen is small but we cooked all our breakfasts and a few dinners (using the BBQ on the patio). The entire staff couldn't have been more helpful with suggestions on what to be sure to see during our short stay and then helping us book our excursions.
Elizabeth, us3 night trip
By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas
Highly recommended
Super helpful staff. Loved having movies to check out during rainy season and all the extras to borrow for the beach. Very comfortable and clean room with a view.
Alanna, us4 night trip

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By The Sea Port Douglas, Port Douglas

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