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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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Non-Smoking Hotel
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We loved our stay here for a few days in PD. They are basically studio apartments with enough cookware for a simple dinner. It’s exceptionally clean and comfortable. The guys up front are super nice and helpful. They setup our snorkel trip and basically mapped us out a day trip
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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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Excellent location in Port Douglas at a great price. Apartment was a great size and parking was right out the front. Owner gave great tips on getting around and what trips were a must. Walking distance to Coles and Bottle Shop which is perfect for a quiet night in.
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you Swerves007 for posting your 5 bubble rated review of your stay here on TA. So good to read that you enjoyed our location, away from the hustle and bustle and we are on a service road, away from the main road. Only the sounds of nature to relax you here! Hopefully we will get to welcome you both back again one day to explore more of this wonderful area? We really appreciate you taking the time to post on here. Thank you. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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I came here on a recommendation from a friend, and was super happy that I booked! I dealt mainly with Aidan, who was so helpful with booking me into an all day snorkeling tour. He called up all the different businesses, and just made sure everything was cool. Both really lovely
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you georgieseesyou for choosing to stay with us and thank your friend for recommending! So glad that we finally found you a snorkelling trip! And that you had a great day. We really appreciate you taking the time to post your 5 bubble rated review here for future guests. Hopefully, you will get away again and do some diving next time?? Thank you georgieseesyou. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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everything at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn was lovely thankyou Location was great .Great clean room can't fault it enjoyed our stay ..will come again ..Easy to get to the shops and the water ..Nice and quiet ..The manager and staff are great do anything for you
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Response from Milumanu, Owner at Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you Voyager49035249696 for your 5 bubble rated review and welcome to the Trip Advisor community! It was a pleasure to meet you both and hope you made it back down south without any floods? We will pass on your compliments to our amazing housekeeping staff. Looking forward to welcoming you back again when you are up this way. We really appreciate you taking the time to post your review. Thank you. Kind regards Aidan & Alex
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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$68 - US$128 (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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