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Dougies Backpackers Resort

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111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Wollongong
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Dougies with my partner in August 2015. We were looking for an afordable option as it was peak period and Port Douglas is generally targeted for the resort traveller. We stayed in a private double room with shared bathroom and kitchen. Dougies felt like a communal resort without the price tag. It boasted a pool, outdoor bar,... More 

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manchester, england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Set in the beautiful town of Port Douglas and the stunning region of Far North Queensland Dougies really gets it all right. The place looks tropical and interesting from the moment you step foot in it. You will be welcomed by the best and most friendly reception staff I have ever come across, they will not just tell you what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Good environment, good bar and nice people at Dougies. The room was clean, with both air conditioning and a fan. There was a small fridge as well which is convenient for storing some cold drinks. I really enjoyed staying at Dougies for 5 days. It is close to the beach and town, which is good as well. I highly recommended... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Been coming here every time I come to Port Douglas, never had a bad experience. The rooms are neat and cheap. The staff are very friendly and helpful with what to do or see. The bar provides a good atmosphere, with opportunities to meet many interesting people. Activities and shows seem to be hosted regularly. The location is good, with... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We were welcomed very nicely at the reception. We booked a double room (#16) for 70AUD. You get aircon, a fan, a TV, a small fridge. Room was clean. Towels are included and they give you a cutlery set (plates, mugs, bowls, etc.). Bathroom/toilet are shared : very clean. Shared areas are good : pool, sofas, bar and restaurant where... More 

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Noosaville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

As i walked up the driveway and into the main reception area i thought wow! straight away! it felt like i was with Indiana Jones through the amazon rain forest swinging form trees and running from giant balls of rock! This place has everything you need, bar, great big showers, huge clean kitchen, a great family run hostel! if your... More 

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Thank buddyau A
Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

amazing vibe in the hostel, super friendly staff and a really cheap bar to sink a couple cold ones after a hot day! room was realkly clean and crisp! kitchen is big and clean aswel. highly recomended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Seriously, this is a backpackers you want to visit and want to stay at. So clean, so well landscaped and set out. This place is awesome. The staff were very nice and very welcoming from the reception to the bar. A good time was had here I assure you, although I don't remember all of it. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank Kyle M
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I knew I'd love staying at Dougies, the staff are friendly, accomodation clean and pleasant. If you want a relaxed holiday I'd recommend Dougies! Close to all amenities, a bottle'o on the next corner, a beautiful drive from Cairns, and close by to some of the most beautiful beaches and tropical scenery in the world! We're not in the younger... More 

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Thank Lynda J
Port Douglas, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Amazing Place, Awesome atmosphere, Heather & Steve and all of the staff make this place so amazing and unique. I have been returning here almost yearly for 10 years, and have been welcomed every time with the same fabulous service. Although every time i return things may look different and there are different visitors this place is undeniably a fantastic... More 

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