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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only did Jordan and Chris save us...they were friendly entertaining and recommended this fine establishment 😊 Jordan left a lasting impression by checking in and making sure we were sorted and settled! Couldn't ask for better staff! Really gave an amazing impression of Global Backpackers Port Douglas (highly recommend a pay rise) ☺ Ella again was friendly and accommodating!...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having never stayed in a hostel before I was unsure what to expect based on my fiancé's reaction it was good quality. We stayed for 3 nights in a double room with private bathroom. The shower was lovely and we had a tv in the room?! We didn't use it though as went on all day excursions whilst staying there....

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Tiny but clean hostel. Conveniently located in the middle of the main road. Is pretty busy place as it's not that big so highly recommend to book in advance. Staff are friendly and yoy an get pretty good deals thru the hostel for dinner

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Thank Hilary N
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Typical backpackers accommodation...good facilities with kitchen and cooking facilities...laundry...clean showers and toilets...lounge area...close to all entertainment as in pubs etc...check in was easy as was checking out...towels available for hire ...wifi available at reasonable rates.

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Thank Michael C
Autun, France
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

At least a clean hostel! Rooms are new and clean as well. People are very nice and respectful. Kitchen is clean and full equipped. Living room is pleasant. The location is great and there are interesting deals with restaurants everyday. The only problem was the WiFi which was not free.

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Thank Marion C
Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The manager Grant and his staff are a class act. We were so well looked after and they were so much fun. The dinner specials down stairs are great value and quality. Really makes it not worth cooking your own. Also the location is in the heart of Port Douglas so a car was totally not needed.

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Thank RossMurdoch
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This is what I was looking for. Location? Tick. Right in the heart of town. Pubs, Beach, Food, Shops... Metres away, literally. Helpful staff? Tick. Louise and Ali were generous with their time showing me around Global and pointed me in the right direction for some entertainment in town, and Danielle runs a good bar next door (some work might...

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Thank Adam M
Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

You can't get a better location than right in town! Great value for money, clean and cool in the rooms. Great common area with kitchen facilities and tv. Located above restaurant and bar and 1 min walk to shops beach. Thank you for a great stay. The staff were amazing and accomodating. Will definitely stay again

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Thank Mark L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I came up to Port Douglas to work for the season i lived at global for 6 months and loved it! Had a great happy hour downstairs everyday! I have stayed there a number of times after that also and worked in the hostel and the bar downstairs. Its in a great location in the main street of Port Douglas...

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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for almost 6 months and had a great time the beginning of my stay. Just sad I have to leave a bad review for Global. The first months it was great! Nice people, clean room and great atmosphere. Unfortunately everything changed the last months. They introduced some hopeless rules what turned the hostel in to a prison. Some...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rattle and Hum is a brand new upmarket 50 bed hostel located on the main street of Port Douglas. This is the BEST location in town - 100 m walk to 4 Mile Beach, shopping, restaurants, bars, marina and markets all at your doorstep. This stylish modern property has everything you need for a relaxing stay in Port. A beautifully designed open-plan kitchen and lounge/ TV area lets you experience tropical living with views of the picturesque Port Douglas by day and night. For the sports fans there is a large plasma screen showing all Foxtel sports, which means you never have to miss a match. We bring it to you live 24 hrs a day!! Our rooms are modern and spacious, fully air-conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans. All rooms have a security swipe card system, and beds are made for you with linen supplied. All private rooms are en-suite and spacious. Large guest shower and toilet facilities mean hot showers and no crowding. We also have a beautiful outdoor deck to chill-out on and read a book. Planning a day out of town? Just ask our friendly travel staff about the area and we can help advise you on any tours or sightseeing you may like to try. We have Global Gossip Internet for your convenience too. Downstairs you can experience our great bar - The Rattle n Hum. Rattle ROCKS and offers a great menu which includes wood fired pizzas. Visit our friendly staff, pool tables and all your favorite sports channels (Foxtel & Setanta) and daily drink and meal specials for all in house guests (just show your room key). Let us share Port Douglas with you....... LIVE THE DREAM AT PORT ... more   less 

Additional Information about Global Backpackers

Address: 38 Macrossan St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: ₹ 1,260 - ₹ 4,233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Global Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Book early”
 of 5 bubbles RossMurdoch, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Bedroom with most beds has a lot of room for your gear.”
 of 5 bubbles adammN9206ZL, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Great value accom for backpackers”
 of 5 bubbles J8332KTmarkl, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“can stay in either dorm, or get a double room for a bit more”
 of 5 bubbles BuddhistNYC, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Get a room far away from the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles lfodea, 9 May 2014 | Read review
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