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Dougies Backpackers Resort

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
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Port Douglas is great and Dougies is just far enough out of the centre hub to relax with great cool tropical gardens and all the facilities you need. Locally owned and run with hospitality passion you will feel welcome and part of the family.
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I don't want to miss the chance to rate this wonderful place with the maximum rating! After spend 2 month (and 2 more ahead) I can say this is an excellent place to meet great people all over the world. Funny activities are held in Dougies such as guacamole competition,
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Only had one night but could easily have stayed longer...will next time. Had a double room which was very clean and comfortable..good size for a backpackers..had a small fridge, fan & airconditioner. The share bathrooms were very handy, clean & plenty of. There was a great pool
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My favourite place to stay when in Port Douglas. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and the hostel itself is clean and the bar and outdoor area is a great place to relax. Close to the beach though sometimes the pool is hard to get past. its also easy to get to the shops in
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I have stayed one night in a double room as I was going to the Reef the day after. I have been warmly welcome by Michael who is so friendly. He showed me the facilities and the room and was always on for a little chat. All the team were super friendly and you can tell that the
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Self catering kitchen & outdoor BBQ
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Twin Room
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Dorm Room
"Try and get on the waiting list ASAP for a tent!"
"You can get a private room (ours was), or for less money you can go dorm style or even share one of their tents on site."
"I stayed in a dorm and in a double room and both were nice."
"Stay in the camp ground for the full travellers experience"
"tents are hot in morning, but quiet at night gurl"
US$21 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
dougies backpackers hotel port douglas
AustraliaQueenslandPort Douglas
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