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Global Backpackers

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is conveniently located on main downtown street of Port Douglas, and is close to restaurants, supermarket and the port where most charters to the Great Barrier Reef depart. Rates are very reasonable - we had a double with ensuite bathroom, TV and air-conditioning. There are a couple of common areas or terraces - one for smokers, and the...

Thank Therichpeasant
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It is a good hostel. With new toilets/shower. Just a small number of them only 2 per item. Rooms were very cold with the air con and they had metal cages where you can store your stuff and look it as well! They have a balkon were you can hang out, a big flat screen, enough places to sit. The...

Thank vz71
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly and inviting and the food was delicious. Great atmosphere whether with a group of friends or with the family. Had the calamari which was cooked to perfection, while the rest of the family had the pulled pork sandwich and chicken breast. Too much great food to choose from.

Thank GCA69
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel is in a fantastic location on one of the main streets of port douglas and a 5 min walk to the beach. The hostel was very clean (especially bedrooms and bathrooms) and the staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed in a 10 bed dorm and felt safe leaving our stuff in there. There were also lockers/cages under...

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 2 December 2016 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!...

Thank Clarissa B
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016 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....

Thank Lovesholidays1985
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

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.

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.

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.

Thank RossMurdoch

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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 Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: ₹ 1,199 - ₹ 4,126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Global Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book early”
RossMurdoch, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Bedroom with most beds has a lot of room for your gear.”
adammN9206ZL, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Great value accom for backpackers”
J8332KTmarkl, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“can stay in either dorm, or get a double room for a bit more”
BuddhistNYC, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Get a room far away from the kitchen.”
lfodea, 9 May 2014 | Read review
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