After 2 weeks touring Australia and staying at Hyatts and Four Seasons properties, we arrived at the Peninsula. After a full day of flying from Tasmania, Sheryn (owner) could not have been more welcoming. Our room overlooked the ocean and though not "luxurious" it was delightful; very comfortable, a huge well stocked bathroom with shower, tub plenty of towels, and a small table/chair equipped balcony. In addition to easy beach access there's a very nice small pool to refresh in after a day of snorkeling the reef or visiting the rainforest. There are self-service laundry facilities for guests and that saved us a ton of money compared to the hundreds we spent at the Hyatt. You can walk to town for restaurants. Breakfast was not "gourmet" but it was perfectly fine and re-stocked regularly. We ate one dinner at the restaurant and were very happy to have a good meal without going into town. Had we known the property was as relaxing as it is, we would have booked one or two extra nights for just R&R in Port Douglas. If we ever go back to Port Douglas we will do that!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Port Douglas Peninsula Boutique Hotel is ideally located on the Esplanade in Port Douglas, overlooking the famous Four Mile Beach and just a short stroll to the shops and restaurants in Macrossan Street. This 4 1/2 star Boutique Hotel offers 34 modern fully serviced suites, with both ocean and/or pool views. The hotel has 3 levels (pool/ground, 1st and 2nd floors) each has lift access to upper the level suites. Our multi tiered outdoor heated pool oasis ensures year round enjoyment of this tropical paradise. Unique to this boutique style of accommodation each suite features discreetly concealed kitchenette with full size refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. A full selection of glassware and crockery compliments this facility giving you the flexibility for self catering if you wish. Your suite offers a light and tropical open plan sitting/lounge and dining area offering you the perfect setting to relax, indulge & enjoy... All our suites are fully air conditioned and have ceiling fans allowing you year round comfort. Our spacious ensuite bathrooms boast walk-in shower and large contoured twin 2 person bath. Each suite also has a private in room safe, iron & ironing board. 2 Complimentary guest laundries are located on the 1st & 2nd levels of the hotel. As a special touch during your stay all our suites offer exclusive aromatherapy burners and eco friendly bathroom amenities. Complimentary use of bathrobes is provided. On arrival you are welcomed with a cooling aromatherapy infused refresher towel and welcome drink. To allow you to stay in touch with the outside world during your stay each suite has Wi-Fi internet access, cable TV, complementary DVD players (DVDs are available from our library), ISD telephone and iPod docking station. Hi Tide Restaurant the only restaurant overlooking Four Mile Beach is open for breakfast, lunch & light snacks daily and dinner Sunday through to Friday evenings. The hotel is suitable only for adults and does not cater for children aged 17 and under. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Peninsula Port Douglas
- Port Douglas Peninsula