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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Stayed here with some friends who booked, so to us it was sight unseen. Great position, very clean & comfortable, 2 bedroom both with bathrooms, all amenities. Walking distance to the beach and shops. Staff very relaxed and friendly always there to lend a helping hand with what to do and where. Was our first time in Port Douglas and we loved it.

Room Tip: I don't think there is a bad room, some look over the road towards the beach, some over the pool. There is no elevator though.
  • Stayed: June 2018, traveled with friends
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Thank avenue12016
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Managers M, Front Office Manager at Mowbray By The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi! Thank you for your kind review. Glad to know that you found our apartments clean and comfortable along with its central location and friendly staff. Likewise appreciate the room tips you've provided, they'd surely help manage the expectations of future guests in terms of accessibility. Wish you more happy travels and hopefully a return visit to balmy Port Douglas ☺

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

My family stayed here for 10 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment was very clean, well equipped, modern and super comfortable. The large balconies are gorgeous!
Location is excellent. 2 minutes walk to beach and 5 to Macrossan st hub. Marina about a 10-15 min stroll. you are close enough to restaurants, bars, etc, but not so close that noise impacts sleep. it is such a pretty, peaceful spot.
The pool here is fabulous! Lots of deck chairs to relax and pool toys provided by the side of the pool for the kids. In the foyer area, there are beach toys like buckets and spades, balls as well as beach chairs you can borrow and use at the beach, as well as a book library area. sensationally set up!
The management of Martin and Theresa is outstanding. Highly professional, competent, friendly, and helpful. lovely people.
Our flight was arriving in Cairns in the morning, and check in is at 2pm. Theresa rang me at midday to let me know our apartment was ready and we could arrive anytime.
Being peak season, super busy and in the middle of school holidays, this was incredibly thoughtful and much appreciated.
Great place for families and anyone wanting close proximity to beach and Port Douglas hub. stay here for sure!

  • Stayed: July 2018, traveled with family
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Thank Sue A
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Managers M, Front Office Manager at Mowbray By The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much Sue for taking the time to write a detailed review of your recent stay with us. We are happy to know that we were able to provide you with such a wonderful environment for your holiday. Thank you for highlighting the features of the property that you loved especially the genuine care from the management which we are truly proud about. You can count on us to continue to deliver guest satisfaction as you have experienced. Lovely meeting you and your family and it will be our pleasure to have you again for another fantastic visit. Til then hope the holiday memories keep you warm throughout the winter.
PS. Thank you for leaving that (surprise) note, touched our hearts ♥♥♥

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

My family of 5 (Wife, and 3 young daughters) spent 15 days at the Mowbray by the Sea and had a brilliant holiday. The accommodation is terrific. It’s a great location; close the beach and the centre of town. There is no need for a car except for day trips out of PD. The place is really made by Martin, the manager who is fantastic and provided great advice on when and where to go. He made sure all the family was catered for and was quick to respond to anything we needed. The pool was perfect for our kids and while it’s not necessary something you think of coming from the south in June-July, the fact it’s heated made it very comfortable if you are spending hours in it, which we certainly did. We will be sure to stay at the Mowbray when we return to Port Douglas.

  • Stayed: July 2018, traveled with family
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Thank jeremy312214
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Managers M, Front Office Manager at Mowbray By The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Hi Jeremy! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We couldn't be more delighted to know that the features of our property have provided for a perfect family holiday! That is always our aim and we are happy to have delivered that to you. It's our pleasure to have you here and definitely would love to welcome you back on your next Port Douglas visit. Happy travels!

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We came up to PD after the Cairns Ironman, we spent 4 days in paradise. The location was amazing, close to the beach and 2minutes to Macrossan Street. The apartment itself had everything we needed, it was comfortable affordable and best of all was the friendly atmosphere. Martin, the manager was so amazing he made us feel very welcome and at home. I felt that he went above our expectations. Thank you so much for your kindness and interest. Oh yes and we loved the stories and information you provided.

Stayed: June 2018, traveled with family
Thank Susan D
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Managers M, Front Office Manager at Mowbray By The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hi Susan! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are happy to know that our facilities, amenities, service and location were well suited to your needs and more importantly that you felt at home, truly an excellent base for your holiday here in Port Douglas. Our team do enjoy getting to know their guests and exchanging stories, it's what makes their stay here more memorable. Our BIG congratulations to Mark for the Ironman achievement. We'd definitely love to have you back xx

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The service was excellent! Martin and his staff were lovely and went above and beyond the call of duty to make sure the 3 of us were looked after, giving really good tips on where to eat, how the tours to the Daintree differ and even looked up the weather forecast for the least windy day to do the sunset cruise. The very clean rooms are spacious and have ensuites in both bedrooms. Great location 2 mins from the beach, 1 min from the Surf Club for dinner with a cafe even closer and 10 mins from the Macrossan St. shops. The local shuttle bus will drop you home if your shopping bags get too heavy! We were very sad to leave!

  • Stayed: June 2018, traveled with friends
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Thank Sally R
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Managers M, Front Office Manager at Mowbray By The Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you so much Sally for your enthusiastic and detailed review. Great to know that you enjoyed our facilities and amenities along with our central location, service and warm hospitality. It was certainly our pleasure to assist you with information to truly make the most of your holiday in Port Douglas. We do look forward to welcoming you again for another fantastic visit.

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