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Portobello By The Sea

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Great location, close to shops and beach. Our ground floor appartment had a lot of road noise. Kitchen had everything you need. Complex was nice but pool would be very busy in peak times. Our appartment was filthy!!! Bathrooms were disgusting, carpet was also very dirty. Would not recommend due to how dirty the appartment was.

Very clean and tidy. Good room although furnishings need updating and attention to bathrooms for example mold removed from behind grout , friendly staff and great location with the beach just across the road

Stayed 5 nights over Easter & totally enjoyed our stay. Reception staff were friendly & helpful. Received a phone call informing me our room was ready early. Great pool and entertaining area surrounded by landscape. One bedroom apartment was clean and spacious for 3 adults. Had to organise extra bedding & it was no problem at all. So close to shops, Surf Club & beach. Free WiFi is always a plus. Would love to stay here again. Thank you

Upon arrival, the customer service from the staff was friendly and everything about Portobello was explained to me(room details, location map,check out and key return if I was leaving early, pool etc).I had a relaxing stay after 4 days but managed to find that takeaways, cafe's, IGA and BWS right downstairs and the surf lifesaving club close by and beach was just across the road. I had a one bed apartment with a pull out sofa on the third floor. The apartment was neat and clean upon arrival, it has a well equiped full kitchen,a new dishwasher and a small laundry in a closet.The single room had a queen bed,access to the small balcony and was very comfortable.The bathroom was clean but needs a bath and to be refurbished.I had to keep the bathroom doors closed sometimes as there was a foul odour from the shower and floor wastes.I forgot to mention this at checkout but all appartments wastes should be cleaned and monitored by management due to the turnover of guests. There is a small balcony that is great for alfresco dining looking into the garden/pool area.The pool area was nice with the lounges and chairs.I would stay again. Thanks Portobello

While the one bedroom apartment was not oozing modern style, it was roomy, comfortable and clean. There was so much space for just me, so for a couple, it would be perfect - particularly the 2 person spa at the bottom of the shower! The complex itself is large and full of people so expect some noise from the neighbours (note there is a balcony curfew which is helpful for early sleepers). Despite being on the top floor, there were heavy footsteps and furniture scraping noises for a majority of the stay. For night times, the TV has Foxtel to enjoy and a big cosy bed. Large sliding doors, optional air con and fans make the temperature easily adjustable. Location-wise - right near the water. Moffat beach is a couple of blocks away - go there for a great meal and excellent coffee @ the Pocket Espresso Bar. Overall, pleasant and ideally located for relaxation.

Located at Ricky’s beach approx 90 mins drive from brisbane’s cbd is a lovely holiday apartments. The staff were very friendly and helpful.great tips for dining options. The apartment ( we had a 1 bedroom suite) was spacious, clean and well equipped. Bed was super comfortable. The Accom comes with a beautiful pool area which was stunning with lovely plants and catered for all ages. The beach is located right across the road and is just beautiful. The beach is patrolled and safe for the whole family. Will stay again.

Good location at Dicky Beach. Found we spent most days swimming at currimundi, as the water was perfect and ideal for young families. The resort itself was clean basic accommodation, but don’t expect much in the way of facilities. The resort is in need of an upgrade as it does seem old and tired. Also, keep in mind - no air con in the bedrooms as well as an uncomfortable bed. We did however enjoy the Foxtel and the pool, if and when it wasn’t full of people (however it was a busy time of year). I feel the resort would have been so much better with friendlier management. They were not helpful from as soon as we arrived. They may have had other things on their mind, but no excuse when a customer is in front of you.

Stayed at the Portobello by the Sea for four nights recently in Appt 57.. WOW! Clean, tidy, spacious, great view, great position above the pool away from the road noise, in extremely comfortable big ed and our friends on the Double pull Out also slept comfortably. the four of us had a great time. I will come back here for sure!

We received a friendly welcome and was given all the information we required for our stay at Dicky Beach. Having no transport we used the buses which stopped outside and were very frequent. Also the walks along the beach were great. The apartment we had was one bedroom with views over the inner garden which was very peaceful. Lovely comfortable bed. Would definitely stay again.

Great location with clean but basic accomodation...if somewhat tired and in need of a little TLC. Inner gardens and pool are very good, but don't expect much in the way of facilities. The overall impression we were left with was lists of things we couldn't do and things we must do.. like empty bins, sweep floors and wash up be fore leaving. You will be told checkout is strictly 10.00am... extendable at management discretion at a cost of $20/hour. You will receive a note the day before reminding you of the checkout time...then in case you didn't get the message, you'll get a text reminder on the day. A little less attention to the 'do nots', and a bit more attention to inviting guests to enjoy the facilities would make a big difference.

6 Beerburrum Street Dicky Beach QLD

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Portobello By The Sea places you next to Dickey Beach and within a 10-minute stroll of other popular attractions like Moffat Beach. This 55-room, 4-star apartment welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Shelly Beach is also 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.


This apartment has a restaurant that's perfect for a leisurely bite to eat.


The 55 air-conditioned apartments feature kitchens and balconies, and there's space to spread out with dining areas and sitting areas. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Electric kettles, ceiling fans, and phones are also standard. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Property features

Guests of Portobello By The Sea enjoy features like an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities. There's free parking and an airport shuttle. Helpful staff can provide tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a convenience store, a garden, and barbecue grills.

Room options

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Balcony

Queen 2 | Sleeps 7

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony

Queen 1 | Sleeps 5

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

96.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 153 reviews