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Dougies Backpackers Resort

111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so, $29 - $75 price range couldn't be more wrong, the prices are ridiculous considering they're catering for 'travellers & backpackers,' don't pay at the bar by card you have to spend over 10 dollars, (the food & drink prices are ridiculous) don't get money out from the cash machine as it chargers you $2.50 every time. Speaking of... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of all the places I stayed in Queensland, I had the highest hopes for Dougies, and I left with something to be desired. First the positives: The staff were great! Very helpful, and were able to book all my trips and transportation to/from Cairns. Were there during World Cup, and they had every game available, even at 2 and... More

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Mossman, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm constantly amazed at the upbeat spirituality that surrounds me every time I'm at Dougies! From the time I arrive and until the time I leave, I have a big grin inside and out. If you want to feel like your'e home Stay At Dougies!

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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 July 10, 2014

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 June 24, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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 June 18, 2014

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