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Dougies Backpackers Resort

111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Douglas, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I stayed here years ago and i think its a shame there aren't more reviews. I suspect the main reason to be that once you arrive at Dougies, you just don't leave. When i visited, many people had been there a matter of months and others had been before and were stopping on the way through. I stayed in a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I only stayed here for the night but I was very impressed! The place was clean and had a great atmosphere. Everything you needed is in one place. Meals, bar, awesome clean kitchen, juke box, pool table and more. Has a very homily feel about it. With clean rooms and facilities. Beds and pillows are super comfy and staff are... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights, this is a fantastic backpackers. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean with great air con and the facilities including the pool with sundecks to lounge on are well maintained. About a 15 - 20 min walk to the shops which is more enjoyable if you walk down to four mile beach... More 

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