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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first experience of staying in a hostel as middle aged travellers. We were very impressed by how well organised Dougies is and how pleasant and friendly the staff are. We stayed in a double room which was clean and comfortable and my concerns about the possibility of the hostel being noisy at night were unfounded. In fact... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at dougies for almost 4 months, and at the beginning I hated it. The kitchen is quite small for so many people, so it's often hard to find enough pots and space where to cook. There are only 4 showers and the bathroom is dirty especially late in the evening or early in the morning, cause the cleaner... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I first came to Port Douglas, I was only planing on staying for a week. As a backpacker you expect to be staying in places for a short time, Somehow Dougies changed that, I've now been living here for six months. The staff are so great and friendly, that right from the start you feel welcomed. Nice pool, grounds... More

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I first came to this magical place under difficult circumstances with the intention of staying for one night so that I could re-adjust my travel plans, and from the very first encounter with the beautiful and friendly people at reception I had a feeling that I could be staying there a little longer.. The rooms were very tidy and well... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I’m 50+ and this was my first experience with "backpackers" accommodations. I knew what to expect and Dougies made it a very pleasant experience. The single room I stayed in was a great value. I was twice the age of the other guest but felt very comfortable. The place was clean, well set up and everyone seemed to be having... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was an all right place to stay. I had a four-share bunk bed room. Room was a little warm, but did have fans - and they did have good storage space for your things, including a small lockable cupboard. It was cheap accommodation, and it was ok for me, if a little rough around the edges. Facilities included a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

First off the vibe at Dougies is so chilled out, there is a decent sized pool and the bar always has good entertainment going on and the food is reasonably priced if you're too tired from doing nothing all day to cook your own. Beach is five minutes from the hostel and town isn't too far either and there is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

I have loved my time at dougies. Every1 is so welcoming and friendly. Whether in a group or alone you can feel like part of the family. They have a strict no noise in the camp site after 11 which is welcomed by every1 as there is communal areas to carry your night of if you so wish. We slept... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This place has a great vibe! They picked us up from Cairns and we pitched our tent for the week. We enjoyed using the BBQ and we appreciated the strict no noise in the camping area after 11pm. I love these types of hostels that know people want to have fun but respect that some nights people just want to... More

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Address: 111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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