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Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges
Ranked #30 of 43 Hotels in Port Douglas
Melbourne, Australia
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“'Lovely Private Villas in a tropical Setting'”
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Third trip to Rendezvous and never disappoints.This resort is not the hyatt but doesn't try to be and has real character and great pools and recreational facilities. Grandchildren loved it. great value for money. Good restaurant always pleases us and the kids if we don't want to go the village after a day of swimming and sunning. Beach across the road is a lovely walk. We have booked again for later in the year.Try it you will not be disappointed i assure you.

Room Tip: If you have kids try and stay in or near stage 2 with your own pool and great bbq area at your doors...
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 February 2013

we had a lovely time in port douglas, loads to do, stayed in the rendezvous, pools were great for the kids, but one of the shade sails was buggered. our accomodation was fine. gardens were mostly lovely but need a little maintenance. staff were very friendly and helpful and we enjoyed some lovely cocktails by the pool. good bbq facilities.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2013

6 of us stayed here as part of a corporate holiday. We had a great time and used the pool every day. The hotel has 4 -5 pools and gym for those early morning. HAPPY HOUR by the pool from 4 - 6 pm was a great time spent relaxing with a Bier and cocktail for the ladies.

Would definetly recomend - Rendezvous Reef Resort

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
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1 Thank patrickselle
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

Two night stop at Oaks Lagoon over Road and reception said if we like Breakfast go there as breakfast was on special as there is no Restuarant at the Oaks.When we found Restaurant it was nothing to rave about staff was very busy rushing round only two staff clearing tables.Gardner entered Restuarant to get coffee and asked us was we being served he then fetched someone and she welcomed us and we paid our money sat down to our breakfast and to be honest the breakfast was not bad but coffee was good but pancake machine not working (noooooooooooo) that's life.two people for breakie was $39.90. Tables could have been cleared quickie and customers to be seated alot quickie.Restuarant next to swimming pool as well .

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with friends
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

We stayed here for 5 nights in December 2012. We wanted an apartment with a kitchen so we could cook our own meals and not eat out every night, so this was ideal.

The location is slightly out of town but there's a regular bus service (if staying for a few days then it's definitley worth investing in a travelcard, you'll save a lot of money this way).

The apartment itself was clean and comfortable and the 2 bathrooms were very handy. It also had a utility room which came in useful for laundry.

Just outside our front door was the swimming pool, it was very nice especially on the very warm days. Across the pool was the BBQ, we didn't use it but it looked very nice if there is a crowd of you.

I'd definitley stay here again and would recommend others to also.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

Stayed here for 4 nights in Room 11 from January 12, 2013, in what was called a 'Deluxe 3 Bedroom Villa', clearly not 'Deluxe'. There were no screens on any of windows or doors so had to keep all windows and doors closed! No outdoor furniture to sit outside if we wanted to and the back area of the unit was a mess, the pavers had all moved and it was a serious hazard for triping over them. The very old dishwasher didn't clean the dishes and had to repeat and two occassions. Back door handle came off. The lounge (inside) was an outdoor setting and was very uncomfortable and slipped all over the tiled floor and the cushions had to be continuously adjusted, very annoying. The iron leaked. Water leaking under sink. There was no DVD player for the children to watch DVD's at night. On two occasions I rang reception and they didn't answer at all. Port Douglas is a lovely place and have learnt from our trip that there is a lot of accomadation and therefore would not recommend Rendezvous Reef Resort at all.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
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Sydney
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

I stayed here some years ago in a deluxe 3 b/r villa. This time, as my wife and I only had one child with us, we stayed in a 2 b/r villa.
Before I left I read a few negative reviews and considered changing my booking as the reviews didn't correspond to my memories - I'm glad I didn't change. I didn't experience anything negative at all.
The villa was clean, spacious and tastefully refurbished (though I do agree with other reviews that the sofa is a little firm - minor observation though).
The staff were cheerful and helpful..
We ate in the restaurant twice and found the food to be great and good value.
Value for money - this place is right up there.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges
Address: 121 Port Douglas Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Rendezvous Reef Resort Port Douglas)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#14 Top resorts Hotel in Port Douglas
#25 Luxury Hotel in Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges 4*
Number of rooms: 98
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Reef Resort Port Douglas by Rydges offers two storey 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas each with a kitchen, laundry, separate lounge and dining areas, TV/DVD player and balcony or patio in over 110 square metres of living. Set on 15 acres of lush tropical gardens offering plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the facilities which include 2 large lagoon-style pools, 1 leisure pool, a children's pool, children's playground, gymnasium, 25m lap pool, tennis courts and a family BBQ area. ... more   less 
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