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Dougies Backpackers Resort

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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We originally booked with Dougies to stay a week but stayed only a couple of nights due to finding a long term rental apartment. The place is so gorgeous and tropical and has such character you can't help but smile when you arrive. Friendly, helpful staff, good facilities. The only reason I have not given 5 stars is due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dougies is not just a backpacker hostel its a way of life its a community built on a beautiful family based business that really gives you a sense of belonging. The facilities are outstanding the partys and entertainment are ridiculously fun, the staff are amazing and the location is perfect. My girlfriend and I stayed there for 16 months in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hostel! I would highly recommend it for your stay in port Douglas whether you are travelleing solo or with people. It is a short walk to town, or they have bikes you can hire for cheap. Food and drink prices from the hostel were cheap. The staff were outstanding, I couldn't falt them. They were always eager... More 

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Merseyside
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Dougies 10th Nov - 20th Nov 2014 Great set up, great staff, great guests! Had a ball! Brilliant location for seeing the reef, mossman gorge, the Daintree, cape trib, free sunset sailing and just chilling and chatting. Very handy for walking to Port Douglas town, where there's plenty of bars and restaurants but Dougies provide great bands and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having been up and down the East coast, we are confident in saying that this was our favourite hostel. Port Douglas is beautiful, and so is Dougies - from its buildings to its staff. The staff are the best, so friendly and helpful, and there is a real good community vibe that arises because of it. Dougies also has the... More 

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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is an absolutely amazing hostel. The rooms are lovely wooden beds so when people turn in the night you don't get woken up :) this hostel is very clean, staff are lovely and always willing to help. Short walk from town. The hostel offer free pick ups and drop offs to cairns which is extremely handy. I loved my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We spent a couple of nights at Dougies and really enjoyed our stay. The facilities are excellent, hot showers even when other people are taking showers! The kitchen is well equipped and clean. Happy hour at the bar is cheap cementing their title as cheapest in town. Trivia night was hilarious, making fools of our selves in dance off's and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Cheapest bar in town best people in town and never forget terry the cat. Recommend staying here for sure. There is a book stand with a variety of fantastic books. Not to mention the pool area. Is pristine and has babe always chilling by the pool cracking jokes. The renovated the main area which activated more light and atmosphere in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

I've been stayen at this hostel for the last 5 months and its the best hostel ive been too. cheap drinks good rooms and the girls behind reception are smokin hot and will go out of there way to help you. deffinatly will be comin back to visit again thankyou dougies for the best times in Australia!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Such a good welcome. Was shown to our room in person and taken on a tour of the hostel by the reception staff. cheap drinks at the bar, showers are hot with pressure and a great kitchen. highly recommend!!!

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Address: 111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
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