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Dougies Backpackers Resort

111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Paris, France
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hostel started off as being amazing. We were picked up from our cairns hostel for free by the great driver Roland. He was very friendly and gave us all lollies for the journey. He even drove us past some crocodiles in the river a couple of times and took us on a quick tour round port douglas so we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic time at Dougies, it's definitely one of the best backpackers that I've stayed in. There is a really relaxed, sociable atmosphere and the staff go out their way to make you feel welcome. They were particularly helpful when we booked our trip to cape tribulation and hired a car. The bar is also really good, inexpensive... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought Dougies was great value and the staff were very friendly! We had a double room which was very comfortable. The kitchen was quite large but did get busy at times but no dramas! The bar meals were incredibly good value! Free BBQ and breakfast a bonus. It was a bit noisy at night but overall a fun and... More

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Madrid, Spain
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 8 and stayed at Dougies one night in a room and two tents. The room was ok, but the tents were not water proof and we're quite tiny. The staff was not the most helpful We encountered, although quite friendly. They didn't have enough blankets and the ones that they lended us were dirty. Showers... More

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a really cool place to stay in Port Douglas. I rented a twin room with my friend and the room was cosy and nice. The property has a really cool bar and they have some or the other activity going on. One day there was live music band and other pool party BBQ etc. i didnt attend those... More

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Port Douglas, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Keep in mind this review is only for a night's stay: As a local to the FNQ region, I have heard all the stories about hostels being abhorrent, unclean, STI-ridden and permanently stained with drunken groups of degenerates. Really, I wasn't sure what to expect as this was my first stay at a hostel - I simply needed a place... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed here back in February and the staff were so helpful and friendly from the minute we arrived to when we left. We stayed 3 nights in a 4 share dorm that had plenty of space and character. The shared facilities are close enough in my opinion to all the rooms. The bar was fun and always full of people... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I spent a week at Dougies with my daughter, visiting my son and his girlfriend during their travels down under. I stayed in one of the double rooms, which was basic but clean and great value for money, the kitchen, showers and toilets are more than adequate and the whole atmosphere is friendly and relaxed, with lots of things going... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were in Port Douglas through Cyclone Ita. Before the storm, we were in a twin room. It was smallish but very comfy with the AC and our own small fridge. The showers and bathrooms were clean, and the property is lovely (lots of hammocks under trees, tons of birdsong) and close to the beach and the rest of Port... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My friend and I stayed at Dougies in April. Originally we booked 5 nights but we were unimpressed with port douglas so we left after 2. We opted for the double room, which had two twin beds, a dresser, nightstand with lamp, ceiling fan, and window air conditioning unit. The walls were painted dark, which is odd for a small... 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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Dougies is run by a bunch of us who had lots of fun backpacking around places of the world before, so we decided to start a hostel ourselves. We have the pretty relaxed atmosphere, without all of the formal procedures that some hostels have. Our philosophy is 'kick back and relax at Dougies'. We have all of the facilities that a fun loving backpacker could ever need, including a bar, refreshing swimming pool, free bbq facilities, shop (coke, ice-creams, chockies, etc), a huge self-cook kitchen, laundry, internet, satellite TV (really big one), hire bikes, fishing rods, tour desk and of course accommodation (doubles, twins, share rooms, camping, van sites and our own stylish canvas tents). But once you see our tropical gardens and cruisy front lawn you might just want to lay back and relax under a palm tree, kick back in a hammock, by the pool or you may even like to unwind on the grass and soak up some of the Far North's warm tropical sunlight. ... more   less 

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