Dougies Backpackers Resort Reviews
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I really liked the hostel. It was clean, although in the middle of the night a girl knocked on my door that her rental tent was full with cockroaches. But I didn't see any.
This place is so awesome. They have everything you need that you really don't need to go into the town of Port Douglas for. The staff really takes care of you, they have a bar and restaurant, a convenience store, pool, travel desk, big screen TV, and air conditioning in the rooms. I would go back in a heartbeat.
Had a fantastic time! This place has a variety of accomodation, cheap bar with cheap meals available. Great for longing around by the pool in a hammock drinking gin n tonic. Halloween party was awesome, so much effort put in! I do believe that the long termers need to think back to when they arrived and be a little more friendly to newcomers, there is definitely a lack of friendliness compared to other hostels, you never know who you may meet. A pleasure to meet folk like Field and Lucy.
Atmosphere is great, but the ace is pretty filthy. Add to that (I think because of the tent area), security is not safe. Stayed 2days. Went shopping 2 days. Both days 1/2 my food was stolen. This is the only hostel which I've had this problem in 40 days. Add to that, the tent travelers were sitting on my door step to avoid the rain until 1:00-2:00 both nights, it was loud and hard to sleep. Vibe great, but not good enough to stay again.
Good location and very friendly staff. After staying in many hostels across the US and Europe, however, free wifi and breakfast are a standard feature of a good hostel to me, and unfortunately Dougie's did not provide this. On the whole, a reasonably priced, easy hostel in a good location.
Stayed here in June for a few nights. Great atmosphere and facilities incl pool, tv area and the main thing is that the bar is the cheapest in town. The hostel has everything you need just like a hamburger with the lot including pineapple.
Great hostel in a great location. Dougies is a great place to stay and if I come back to Port Douglas will definitely be staying here.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
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