Mantra on the Inlet Port Douglas

- Tropical North Qld

Cnr Wharf Street & Macrossan Street, Port Douglas QLD


Please note there is no lift access, this is a stair only property.

Please be advised that The Cairns Airport Adventure Festival Ironman event is scheduled for Sunday 16 June 2024.
As a result, the Captain Cook Highway will not be accessible between Palm Cove and Port Douglas between the times of 5:30am - 5:30pm. An alternative route is available however you will need to allow 3.5 - 4 hours to arrive or return to the airport via the Mulligan and Kennedy Highway.

In addition, parts of Williams Esplanade and Cedar Road, Palm Cove will be closed between 4:00am and midday, Changed traffic conditions and clearways must be enforced to ensure the safety of participants, supporters and volunteers. Access to the Cairns Airport, Cairns Beaches, Smithfield, and the Northern Beaches will remain open at all times. Please ensure you leave plenty of time as traffic delays may occur.

To view all traffic conditions for this event, please visit


Due to necessary road repairs, a section of the Captain Cook Highway between the Rex Lookout and Turtle Cove, Wangetti, will be closed to all traffic from 15 May - 22 July 2024 between 9pm - 4am, weather and construction conditions permitting. Traffic will be let through the roadworks site from both ends at 11pm and 1.30am. Full closures will occur on the nights of Sunday 19 May and Monday 20 May where the scope of works will mean traffic CANNOT be let through. The Department of Transport and Main Roads anticipates further full closure dates may be required. The dates of full closures are dependent on progress of works, weather, materials supply, and construction conditions.  

No night works will occur on the following dates:
24 May - 26 May – Road will remain open for Port Douglas Carnivale1 June, 8 June, 15 June (Road will remain open to allow access ahead of the Ironman event), 16 June (Changed traffic conditions and closures will be in place.) 

Works will resume 17 June, 22 June, 29 June and 6 July 2024. 

Mantra on the Inlet Port Douglas
Cnr Wharf Street & Macrossan Street
Port Douglas, QLD  4871

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
10:00 AM
Reception Hours
9am-4pm (After hours service available)
Check-in Details
There is no lift access, this is a stair only property.
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
On-site complimentary car parking (1 vehicle per room).
This hotel does not accept cash as a payment method. Credit, debit and prepaid cards are accepted to buy goods and services.

TripAdvisor Rating

Port Douglas Accommodation

This intimate, colonial style Port Douglas resort of just 25 rooms is set on top of the historic Court House Hotel and only 100 metres from the popular marina precinct.

Offering compact hotel rooms or 1 & 2 bedroom spa suites (complete with whirlpool spas and private timber balconies) all our accommodation provides air conditioned comfort and access to facilities like our heated outdoor pool & spa and our BBQ area. And if you don’t feel like cooking, the town’s best pub meals are under your nose – literally- while other eateries abound nearby.

Features & Facilities

At Mantra on the Inlet, Port Douglas we offer a range of guest services and resort facilities to ensure an enjoyable and entertaining holiday.

Our friendly and experienced staff are pleased to offer complimentary parking as well as in-room internet access and a tour desk, while outside we feature a pool, spa and barbeque area.

Sitting opposite the Dickson Inlet, the resort also offers direct access to boating facilities as well as the departure point for day trips to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Our convenient location is also perfect to enjoy leisurely strolls on the old pier or waterfront and sitting on top of Port Douglas' oldest hotel, The Court House, a great meal is never far away.

Port Douglas' boutique stores and chic cafes are also just a short walk down Macrossan Street, the main strip of Port Douglas, or for those days you want to relax at the resort why not wander through our tropical landscaped gardens. *Please note - Mantra on the Inlet is a walk up property and does not have guest lifts. We do offer the service of a luggage lift for your convenience.


  • Outside pool
  • Spa
  • Tour desk
  • Change/powder rooms
  • Beach towels provided
  • Sun deck
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Direct access to shopping
  • In-room internet access
  • Complimentary parking
  • Walk up - luggage lift available
  • BBQ area
  • Photocopying

Swimming pool

For those days you want to relax at the resort why not laze by or cool off in our outdoor pool and spa, the perfect way to enjoy Port Douglas' weather.

BBQ area

Serve up your own steak straight from the barbecue, or grill some fresh Tropical North Queensland prawns. Mantra on the Inlet has a designated outdoor barbecue area in our resort's landscaped gardens, overlooking the heated pool and spa, allowing you to entertain family and friends during your Port Douglas holiday.




Mantra on the Inlet is in a prime position just minutes from a huge range of choices to eat out along the main streets of Port Douglas. Just step outside into Wharf Street or Macrossan Street and you'll stroll past some of the best places to dine in the region, which boasts over 50 restaurants and cafes. For one of the best gourmet pub meals in town, you will barely even have to touch the pavement, with the convenience of the resort resting atop the famous Court House Hotel. Built in 1878, the pub has been dishing out icy cold drinks and fantastic food to visitors ever since and now features three bars and the Wharf St Bistro, known for great steaks. Or if you prefer to cook your own, simply make use of Mantra on the Inlet's outdoor barbecue area which can be used for entertaining close to your accommodation for family and friends.

Smile, Relax & Unwind at Koko's Poolside Bar & Kitchen

Barefoot luxury by pool

Koko inspired by Beach Boy’s song Kokomo that brings those tropical Port Douglas holiday vibes, as well as our signature cocktails. Koko’s is a chic – but relaxed tropical poolside bar and kitchen at Peppers Beach Club in Port Douglas.


Port Douglas is the ideal base for a tropical holiday of a lifetime, located between the famous World Heritage-listed attractions of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

Every day offers an endless choice of activities on land or at sea. Take a trek through ancient rainforests to find waterfalls and crystal clear rock pools, spot some wildlife, share a picnic in the national park, or catch a daily boat trip for snorkelling and scuba diving through colourful coral reefs.

This coastal region of Tropical North Queensland also provides a cosmopolitan mix of boutique shopping, fine dining, day spas and leisure facilities, as well as local art, crafts and culture that all combine to make this area so appealing for tourists to explore.

Just an hour north of Cairns, Port Douglas also boasts over 50 cafes and restaurants for plenty of options for eating out, ranging from gourmet pub meals to the freshest of seafood and fine dining.

And of course, with the pristine Four Mile Beach less than five minutes walk from the main street of town, there's always the simple pleasures of a walk on the beach or relaxing for a lazy day under the sun.

Things to do in Port Douglas

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail/Skyrail
  • Daintree Rainforest
  • Port Douglas Carnivale (held annually each May)
  • Dickson's Inlet
  • Four Mile Beach
  • Marina Mirage wharf
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Sailing
  • Fishing

Port Douglas events not to miss

  • Port Douglas Carnivale - May
  • Seafood Extravaganza - May
  • Coral Coast Triathlon - June
  • Port Douglas Markets - every Sunday


Contact Information
Cnr Wharf Street & Macrossan Street
Port Douglas, QLD 4871

Points of Interest

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Daintree Rainfore
  • Four Mile Beach
  • Dickson's Inlet
  • Macrossan Street, Port Douglas main street


Mantra on the Inlet is located on the corner of Wharf and Macrossan Streets in Port Douglas, just an hour north of Cairns. If you would like to contact us please find our details below.

Getting here
By Car One hour north of Cairns turn off the Captain Cook Highway and follow the main road into Port Douglas. Follow this road around into Macrossan Street and here you will see the Courthouse hotel at the end of the Street. Reception is located just behind the hotel. 

By shuttle
Regular shuttle bus services operate from Cairns International Airport and are $30* per person each way. Please contact Mantra on the Inlet on 07 4084 2300 if you require transfers. Shuttle services are also available from other locations. Please contact us for prices and schedules. 

Private transfer
We can also arrange private car, limousine and even helicopter transfers. Please contact Reception on 07 4084 2300 for more details. *Prices subject to change without notice.