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Dougies Backpackers

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Economy Double Room | WiFi, bed sheets
WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Dougies Backpackers

Dougies Backpackers

1.5 star property
Port Douglas hostel with outdoor pool and bar/lounge

8.6/10 Fabulous

6 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Internet access
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is AU$90
Price available on 10/12/2022
111 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, QLD, 4877
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Bar/lounge
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • ATM/banking services
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • BBQ(s)
  • Free self-parking
  • Outdoor swimming pools

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Great Barrier Reef - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 57 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • Hi Tide - 19 min walk
  • Finz Seafood Restaurant - 19 min walk
  • Nautilus - 3 min drive
  • Ziva - 3 min drive
  • Lanternfish - 3 min drive

About this property

Dougies Backpackers

Dougies Backpackers offers a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights include a snack bar/deli and a garden.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 PM - midnight
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas*
  • WiFi in rooms*


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair accessible


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • WiFi (surcharge)


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash deposit: AUD 20 per stay

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guest rooms for AUD 2 per day (rates may vary)
  • WiFi is available in public areas for AUD 2 per day (rates may vary)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Dougies Backpackers Campground Port Douglas
Dougies Backpackers Campground
Dougies Backpackers Port Douglas
Dougies Backpackers Hotel Port Douglas
Dougies Backpackers Campsite Port Douglas
Dougies Backpackers Campsite
Dougies Backpackers Douglas
Dougies Backpackers Port Douglas
Dougies Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Dougies Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Port Douglas

Frequently asked questions

Does Dougies Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Dougies Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Dougies Backpackers?
As of 9 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Dougies Backpackers on 10 Dec 2022 start from AU$90, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dougies Backpackers?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Dougies Backpackers?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.
Are pets allowed at Dougies Backpackers?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Dougies Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Dougies Backpackers?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Dougies Backpackers?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Dougies Backpackers and nearby?
Dougies Backpackers has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
What's the area around Dougies Backpackers like?
Dougies Backpackers is a short 1-minute walk from Great Barrier Reef and 10 minutes' walk from Four Mile Beach.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Matt, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

great place to stay
cool place, spread out and well set up. friendly staff, good mix of guests. not far from the centre of town, easily walkable although I did not. will stay again for sure
Matt, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Sarinda, 4-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Dougies was a great hostel! Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. They even let us check in earlier too. Amenities were clean, the private dorm was clean and the vibes in the common area were great. They even had a Dj on the decks on the Sunday which was awesome, especially whilst your drinking the cheapest beer in town. Would recommend to any travellers, even those who generally don’t like the idea of a hostel. Dougies will exceed your expectations.
3-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Marnelli, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Great staff, nice grounds, comfy bed, cleaned bathrooms
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review