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Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

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The largest motel rooms in Port at 46sq metres! FREE undercover parking and FREE WiFi. Set in tranquil tropical garden surrounds with a HEATED freeform saltwater pool. Rest and Relax and enjoy the quiet setting, away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy a beverage on your patio or a lunch or dinner on the barbeque beside the pool. Each room has an updated kitchenette. Aidan & Alex can offer advice on tours and book tours to the reef or rainforest and beyond, whatever suits your needs. We are a 12-minute walk to the beach and about 20 minutes to the main street. By car to Macrossan street is about 4 minutes and there is free parking in town. Rates are for 2 people. Maximum 4 people per Deluxe Queen Studio and King studio, 3 in a Queen studio and 5 in a family studio.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Lazy lizard is a place where clients comes first. The room was spotlessly clean and fresh. The swimming pool was really lovely and the garden is just gorgeous. I would highly recommend if your staying long term or short term to stay here.
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you Trail26249321683 for taking the time to post your 5 bubble rated review here on TA. And welcome to the Trip Advisor community! Our guests always come first and if there is anything that we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, we have lots of local knowledge that we share freely. Let's hope that you have left some exploring to so for your next visit up north?? Thank you again for reviewing your stay. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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My family of 4 just loved this place, I'd recommend it in a heartbeat. To start, Aidan is stellar. The guy has the best recommendations and a great rapport with the tour companies themselves. When he set something up it all just worked out - from a Kurunda Tour to bike hires to
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 27 Jul 2018
david1479, WOW! Thank you so much for your amazing 5 bubble rated review. It was an absolute pleasure to meet to you and your family. So glad that everything worked out at the doctor and that you presumably made it to the airport after your Kuranda experience!! Hope your daughter's tooth has healed? We are so thrilled to read the title of your review, one of your favourites! Let's hope you can make it back here again with the family one day. Thank you for posting your review here on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate you taking the time to post it. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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The team at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn are very friendly and more than happy to help you with recommendations for the local area (sight seeing or places to eat etc) The rooms are clean comfortable and quite large, I'd happily stay again
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Welcome to the Trip Advisor community GrandTour34071400613. And thank you so much for taking the time to post your 5 bubble rated review on here. We really appreciate it. And thank you for choosing to stay with us. So good to read that you would happily stay again and we sure hope to welcome you back again. Safe onward travels GrandTour34071400613 and thank you again. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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We enjoyed our stay - extended it from 2 nights to 4 nights. The rooms are serviced and bathroom supplies are replaced when needed. Room 2 is spacious having a lounge area, small table and 2 chairs. Adrian was very helpful.
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much 202lynnek for choosing to stay with us and for extending your stay to explore more of this beautiful area. And thank you for all the chats and laughs. It was a pleasure to meet you both and hope you had a good flight home? Welcome home! Hope all went well with your end of financial year? Next time you are down under, let's hope you get to return to this little slice of Paradise we call Port! Thank you again for taking the time to post your review up here on TA. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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A lovely, friendly place to stay with everything you need. A ten / fifteen minute walk into the centre of town but it’s an easy stroll (or grab a $3 shuttle) plus there is a short cut to the beach opposite the bottle shop so the water is closer than you might think! It’s not a
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you Wander33309417665 for taking the time out of your travels to post your wonderful 5 bubble rated review on here. As you say, the water is closer than you think, 11 minute walk! And getting around the area is really easy and the terrain is flat. So good to read that you enjoyed our facilities and that you found it to be sparkling clean and would return in a flash!. Safe onward travels and go create more memories! Thank you again Wander33309417665. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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It says you have airport transportation. From Cairns? How does that work? Thanks.
Hi Falcons20, All that we need is a flight number and arrival time and we can arrange a seat in coach for you. It costs AU$41 per adult each way. Kind regards Aidan
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Hi Is the pool heated in winter? Thanks
Hi Jill1968, Sorry about the lateness of my response. The pool is not heated. But we are looking into some options. Aidan
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Hi dodgehayden, All of our rooms have a queen bed and a single bed with ample room for 3 people. They are 46sq metres with a kitchenette and ensuite. We organise tours to the GBR and the Rainforest daily and they cam pick you up from here. We email options to guests once a booking is confirmed. Our email can be found on our website. Unable to post email addresses or websites on here. Kind regards Aidan
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Hi beenthere, From the 1st of April, we are no longer a Best Western hotel. You can find our website if you look for Lazy Lizard Motor Inn or email us directly. Unable to post web pages or email addresses on here. Kind regards Aidan
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Are there any grocery stores close-by?
Hi airamelis, Coles is right in the centre of town, about a 4-minute drive from here and there is the IGA at just at the Highway when coming into town. Kind regards Aidan
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"All the rooms appear to have the same view, as they are strung together in a long line, making each with its own charming privacy."
"Watch the undercover pillars when parking (no I didn't hit one!)"
"All rooms are quiet and convenient for parking."
"Had a deluxe family room and it was amazing "
"All good clean rooms with large comfortable beds and excllent house keeping."
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PRICE RANGE
US$70 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western port douglasport douglas best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Best Western Lazy Lizard Mtr Inn
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandPort Douglas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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