Dougies Backpackers Resort

Address: 111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, 4871, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, is near Four Mile Beach, Quicksilver Connections Ltd. Reef Cruises, Calypso Reef Cruises, and Back Country Bliss Adventures.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsDougies Backpackers Resort Port Douglas

      Reviewed by sophieackland

      Great hostel

      Reviewed Oct 9, 2014
      by (13 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Really great hostel, it's pretty hippy. The kitchen is quite small but there is a lot of outside eating area. There a nice pool and garden are to chill out.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by fionamary

      Not too bad

      Reviewed Sep 16, 2013
      by (10 reviews) Pontefract , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      The cooking facilities are quite good here - I was impressed with the gas hobs and the open plan layout makes it seem really sociable at first. The kitchen does however get dirty pretty quickly and there doesn't seem to be any staff to keep on top of it. I often found myself having to wash things up before I could use them (once I had found the item!) and struggled to find a clean, dry tea towel. I never had to queue for a shower or toilet. Staff are friendly but guests were very cliquey. The no smoking areas weren't enforced. Internet access and wifi is not free. Reception & the shop close pretty early. 30 min walk to town, 10 min walk to beach.
      This is only the 2nd hostel I've stayed in so don't have much to compare it to but these standards were nowhere near as high as my last hostel.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Dougies Backpackers Resort Port Douglas

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Port Douglas

      Exploring the rainforest

      A travel blog entry by paul_n_alex on Feb 21, 2012

      Hi it's Alex writing again. Time to head north into the rainforest but first stop was to pick up our photos from the Barrier Reef.  We looked at the CD in the shop & could see they had added a filter to help enhance the colours.  There was some really good photos (as well as bad ones) & our camera skills definitely improved over …

      Port Douglas

      A travel blog entry by chinaski on Nov 02, 2014

      Port Douglas is the base to most of the main tours in Queensland, see, Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, the Great Barrier Reef...

      It's a small town full of shops and restaurants, with lots of accomodation for all budgets. You even have a mall with a Coles supermarket.

      Tourism in Port Douglas:
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      Daintree tour part two

      A travel blog entry by sophieackland on Oct 09, 2014

      17 photos

      As our tour doesn't pick us up until the afternoon, we had the morning free so we walked along Mayall beach and then to cape tribulation beach. Cape Tribulation beach was nice and long but there was signs saying don't go in because of crocs.

      When we got picked up we went to Alexandra lookout which was lovely. You got to see an amazing view …

      Brisbane, Australia Day

      ... road hopping all over the place. One observation I have made about Australia is that they treat their people well. They dont charge for you to use public facilities like the lagoons, people respect the land they live on and are polite and friendly to us tourists. You can actually make friends and not worry too much about them being odd bods. London is the complete opposite of that, nothing is for free and we lack that kind of community spirit.

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