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Top Hotels Near Great Barrier Reef in Port Douglas from AU$122

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469 Cheap Hotels Near Great Barrier Reef

Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Adults Only LGBTQIA & Allies
3.5 out of 5
7.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
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4.4/5Excellent! (76 reviews)

"Loved the beach front, the location and the relaxed atmosphere, the managers are amazing at making you feel welcome, relaxed and looked after by all the great team"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Adults Only LGBTQIA & Allies
Ellis Beach Oceanfront Bungalows - Campground
3 out of 5
5.6 km from Great Barrier Reef
The price is AU$190 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (51 reviews)
Loved the closeness of the beach.

"We had a friendly check in. We had a beach front cabin. Loved listening to the sound of the waves at night. Which is a beautiful beach. There was Bush stone curlews wondering the park. Cabin was clean. Enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2019

Ellis Beach Oceanfront Bungalows - Campground
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
7.9 km from Great Barrier Reef
The price is AU$238 per night from 11 Oct. to 12 Oct.
4.5/5Wonderful! (834 reviews)

"Great Rooms, cleaned daily, staff friendly & helpful. Needed a late checkout, staff were able to assist & the extra rate was very reasonable😁 The pools are great, love the beach pool & swim up bar!!🍹🍹🍸Definitely a great place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

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Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
8.4 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$197 per night from 12 Oct. to 13 Oct.
4.5/5Wonderful! (688 reviews)

"Thoroughly enjoyed my stay, room location, food, notable staff - max on front desk and the breakfast crew in the restaurant."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove
4 out of 5
7.6 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$122 per night from 22 Sep. to 23 Sep.
4.1/5Very Good! (680 reviews)

"Great room, bed was very comfy, great WiFi, spacious property! Loved the pool and bar. Great stay, great price!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2020

Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove
Imagine Drift Palm Cove
4 out of 5
8.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$139 per night from 18 Oct. to 19 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (452 reviews)

"Pool area is fabulous and very well kept as are the appartments. The front desk staff could not be nicer or more helpful. Highly recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2020

Imagine Drift Palm Cove
Mantra Amphora
4.5 out of 5
8.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
The price is AU$146 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
4.2/5Very Good! (722 reviews)

"Lovely apartment in a great location! Staff were very helpful with sorting out an initial issue and we can’t thank them enough for helping us have a great holiday."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

Mantra Amphora
The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast
4 out of 5
7.4 km from Great Barrier Reef
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$152 per night from 15 Oct. to 16 Oct.
4.4/5Excellent! (144 reviews)

"It was a quiet and clean location - was able to relax and enjoy the area. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast
Santai Private 2 Bedroom Apartment
4 out of 5
7.2 km from Great Barrier Reef
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4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Amazing views! Clean and very spacious! Very quiet!"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2019

Santai Private 2 Bedroom Apartment
Coral Coast Apartments Palm Cove AVC
3.5 out of 5
7.3 km from Great Barrier Reef
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Accommodation Near Great Barrier Reef

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Local landmarks allow you to take in the local culture on your next holiday. There is perhaps no better way to enjoy Great Barrier Reef than by booking a nearby Great Barrier Reef hotel! Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple, or with your entire family, your visit to Great Barrier Reef will be a highlight of your holiday – and your hotel should be too!

Places to Stay Near Great Barrier Reef

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Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Great Barrier Reef?
Great Barrier Reef is located in a welcoming area of Wangetti known for its beautiful beaches and coral reefs. When you want to settle in and find a place to stay, take a look at some of the hotels and other accommodation options that Expedia offers in the area.
Where is the best place to stay close to Great Barrier Reef?
Turtle Cove Beach Resort - Adults Only LGBTQIA & Allies is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 3.5-star resort offers a private beach and free breakfast. It’s located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Great Barrier Reef. Other good options around the area include Ellis Beach Oceanfront Bungalows - Campground and Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Great Barrier Reef, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Great Barrier Reef.
What can I see and do near Great Barrier Reef?
You might spend a leisurely day outdoors at Macalister Range National Park and Macalister Range National Park. Create some family memories at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Explore nature at Wangetti Beach and Mount Formartine North Summit.