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Dougies Backpackers Resort

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111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For my first time traveling overseas I had high hopes for this hostel. I had read a lot of reviews online and have also referred to the website for additional guidance. My whole experience here was poor at best. I opted for a private room as I had never travelled before on my own. Apparently this was my first mistake.... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would set 1000 instead of just 5 points. If you would like to have a backpackers experience in far north Queenslands beautiful rainforest scenery - go Dougies and you go for Gold. Seriously the best atmosphere, environmentally friendly and caring place to be. Dougie's staff is caring about you and your enquiries, they make it happen and all you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dougies gives the small town limitations of Port Douglas a busier feel with a friendly place to relax. Beyond hiring bikes from reception and cruising to the shops, days can be spent by the pool, nearby beaches, in hammocks, the bar and pool table room, TV room, paid tours to Cape Trib or Mossmans, or making gourmet cuisine in the... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place - a reasonably priced backpackers hostel plus camping ground next to the main road into Port Douglas. Port Douglas is a smaller, nicer and more laid-back town than Cairns and Dougies is a great place to chill for a few nights. Very friendly and fun but with plenty of quiet areas and a nice pool. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

When I went here I was scared because I was on the other side of the heart. But then here people let me feel as I was part of a big family! Also the building and the staff are fantastic. A good pool, kitchen and bar. The parties are great! I will return some days in the future...

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Yorkshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Myself and my family stopped for 4 nights here on a powered campervan site when we did a 3 week tour of Australia's east coast in December '14 and we loved it! Fantastic atmosphere, kinda hippy, felt very welcoming and friendly. Some suitcases had been flown to the wrong country from England so they were arriving late but the ladies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Basically a great hostel. Good facilities, bar, pool. Very helpful staff and also cheap. Bit out of town centre (15 minute walk) always fun stuff going on at nights. Great rooms too! Genuinly a great stay when in Port Douglas! Will definatly recomend to anyone going there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Stayed at this hostel in December for 2 nights and it was one of the nicest hostels I've stayed in in Australia. The double room was clean and modern with aircon, tv and fridge. Bathrooms were clean and never too busy. kitchen was very spacious and clean. There was never a queue to cook in the kitchen. Staff were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

+ Lovely tropical atmosphere. + We had a double room for almost 2 weeks. + Nice music in the communal area + Cheap fun bar + Kitchen is convenient (but..) + Privacy in double room is good, you don't hear the loud music that much, even when next to the communal area. - Lots of mozzies and other creepies (but... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed in a camper van in the car park but used the hotel's facilities. Lots of lovely friendly travellers to meet :) pool was great, cheap enough alcohol and a cinema room. Great place where everyone made us feel welcome. We cooked and only downside was the lazy folk who didn't wash there dishes or clean up after themselves,... More 

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