The town is full of luxury hotels, resorts and holiday apartments, but
there are also a few bed and breakfasts and backpacker hostels, and if you are a Cape York traveller,
you are probably looking for a motel or a caravan park.
On the pages below are most of the places, the full lists with prices,
addresses and contact details is always in the Destination Guide.
More Expensive Port Douglas
hotels are mostly four and five star luxury and expensive
have one, others have two or three room units.
with views, and most are located in central Port Douglas
(some also further south and close to the beautiful Four Mile Beach).
There is a huge amount of resorts in Port Douglas.
There are the ones
that are central - right in and around Macrossan Street, and there are
also the ones that are a bit further south; and quite many huge and
excellent establishments in the southern end of the town.
There are also a lot of excellent holiday apartments.
These are mostly
very central, or right south of the town centre, there are not that
many in the southern parts of the town.
They are great places to stay
and affordable if shared between a few couples.
There are also some holiday villas amongst all the excellent Port
They are all very centrally located with most being situated in or
right in the blocks around Macrossan Street.
Very few are a little
further south, but none are in the southern end of the town.
There is also a good amount of bed and breakfast, some are in or close
to the town centre, but there are also the ones that are further south
and closer to Four Mile Beach.
Some are also outside the town, which
does not need to be a bad thing - they may just offer even more nature
Bit Cheaper Port Douglas
is not very easy to find budget accommodation in Port Douglas, but if
you look around well enough, there are actually a few options.
are nowadays some backpacker
hostels in town, most are centrally located, clean and nice
places to stay for young travellers.
option that is cheaper than luxury accommodation is motels.
not as many choices in town, but there is at least one that is more
central, and then there is the Lazy Lizards further south that has
parking in front of each unit - handy for travellers doing a Cape York
the handiest for Cape York travellers is of course a caravan park,
because obviously you are already on a camping trip.
There are two in
town that are quite central, and there is one outside.
And there is
also a small camping ground in the back of Dougies Backpackers but it
page you have the hotels in Port Douglas.
They are sorted after location,
meaning the higher up on the list, the more central is the
And that does not mean
that the places lower down on the page are not
worth a look.
They may be less central but closer
to the beautiful Four
Below the list are also links to other pages such as Port Douglas
resorts and holiday apartments.
Central Hotels in Port Douglas
four star hotel is in Macrossan Street.
It has 16 one bedroom
apartments with kitchenettes, internet, TVs and DVD players, and a
balcony with either city or garden views.
In the gardens there is a
swimming pool, and a terrace with a BBQ and an entertainment area.
in the Village Hotel
Mantra in the Village has 21 one and two bedroom apartments
kitchenettes, TVs and internet.
In the garden there is a terrace with a
BBQ area and a Mediterranean pool.
There is laundry service,
babysitting service and a business centre where you can do office work
including scan and fax
The four and a half star Peninsula Boutique has 34 luxury suites with
bathrooms, spas and private balconies.
There's free room service and
free airport shuttle. In the gardens is a coffee shop, a bar and a
four and a half star luxury Reflections contains two and three bedroom
self contained apartments with fully equipped cooking facilities, all
laundry facilities, Austar TV, a CD and DVD player, a stereo, in-room
and two bathrooms, some with spa.
Terraces has 17 fully self contained holiday apartments with one or
two bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, TVs with over 60 channels,
ceiling fans and a/c, and private balconies.
In the tropical gardens
there is a BBQ and entertainment area, and a saltwater swimming pool.
Southern Hotels in Port Douglas
The Mango Tree
three and a half star At The Mango Tree has 19 rooms with fully
private balconies, internet access, TVs and DVD players, and room
service and laundry facilities at extra cost.
In the complex there is a
swimming pool, a spa, BBQs and a tennis court.
five star Sheraton Mirage has 100 two-storey villas and 295 luxury
suites with cable TVs, mini bars, and all modern amenities.
a gym, a sauna, tennis courts, a golf course,
a pro shop and a
There is also a
pool bar and an
page you have Port Douglas resorts.
are a lot of them!
On this page they are sorted accroding to their location - the higher
up a place is on this page the closer it is to the town centre.
And that does not mean
that the places in the end of the page are not worth looking at.
Some are fantastic places, way larger than some more central ones, with
everything you ever need, so you don't even need to go to the town. They
definitely have their
upsides, and you may
well get better value
for your money.
Central Port Douglas Resorts
following places are located in, around and north of Macrossan Street.
has 51 one, two and three bedroom apartments with
fully equipped kitchens, TVs, internet access and safe deposit
Laundry service is available for a fee.
There is a sauna, a spa and a
swimming pool with a waterfall in tropical gardens.
on the Inlet
The four star Mantra on the Inlet has standard rooms and
The rooms have
tea and coffee making facilities, TVs, DVD players and safes.
apartments have fully equipped kitchenettes, spas, and balconies with
views and access to a pool and a BBQ area.
Resort Port Douglas
The four star Regal has standard and deluxe rooms and two bedroom
apartments with kitchenettes and tea and coffee making facilities,
internet, TV, CD and DVD
players, and a private, indoor spa.
In the tropical gardens
there is a BBQ terrace, a spa, and a swimming pool with a
The four and a half star Mantra Aqueous has standard rooms, one and two
bedroom apartments and suites with tea and coffee making facilities.
There is also
internet, a safe, a desk, a private bathroom and a balcony with access
to a swimming pool.
There is a spa, a cabana and a sundeck.
Resort and Spa
The four and a half star Hibiscus has 68 standard rooms and suites that
are fully self contained with fully stocked kitchens, TVs, phones,
private balconies, safe deposit boxes and high speed internet.
walking tracks, a spa and a swimming pool.
The Meridian has studios, two bedroom units and ground level apartments
with tea and coffee making facilities, internet, phones, TVs, safes and
There are tropical gardens with a spa, Jacuzzi, a
heated pool and BBQ entertainment area.
There's also massage and an
Almost Central Port Douglas
following Port Douglas resorts are located between Mowbray Street in
the north and
Mahogany Street in the south. All but one are actually north of Port
Street - still
walking distance to the town centre.
Peppers Beach Club has 113 one, two and three bedroom units
fully equipped kitchenettes, mini bars, private bathrooms, TVs, DVD
players, high speed internet, ironing boards and irons.
There is a
swimming pool, a spa, a sundeck and tennis courts.
five star Shantara has one bedroom luxury apartments with a king size
bed, a private bathroom, a modern living area, a private balcony and a
kitchen with a tea and coffee maker and a microwave.
There is a garden
terrace, two outdoor swimming pools, a day spa and a gym.
Central Plaza has one, two and three bedroom self contained
beautifully furnished apartments with kitchenettes, private balconies,
TVs, internet, and lap top computers available for hire.
a swimming pool, an outdoor spa, a BBQ area and a children's
The four star Freestyle has 31 one and two bedroom apartments.
have self contained kitchens, TVs, DDD phones, and a private balcony.
There is a library, and internet is available for a fee in the lobby.
the gardens there is a swimming pool, a spa and BBQs.
Port Douglas Reef Club has kitchenetteswith fridges, private bathrooms,
hair dryers, satellite TVs, DVD players, internet.
In the garden there
is an outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and a picnic area with tables.
There is luggage storage and a laundry.
The four star Mantra Portsea has 145 standard rooms and suites.
All the rooms
kitchenettes, mini bars, TVs, internet and balconies with views. In the
is a spa, a gym, tennis courts, a plunge pool, a lap pool, a lagoon
style pool and a swim-up bar.
colourful Pink Flamingo has air conditioned rooms with fridges,
coffee and tea making facilities, satellite TVs, CD and DVD players,
private toilets and bathrooms, hair dryers, and private terraces.
is internet, massage, bicycle rental, a poolside bar, and a picnic area
The four star Sands has 52 one and two bedroom apartments with a
private patio, a fully equipped kitchen, a phone, internet connection,
a TV, in house movies, a laundry hookup, iron and board.
In the garden
are exotic plants, a spa, a swimming pool and a BBQ area.
Southern Port Douglas Resorts
following Port Douglas resorts are located south of the Mirage Country
The four and a half star QT has 192 standard rooms and apartments.
All units have TVs, CD and DVD players, internet, hair dryers, safes
and ceiling fans.
Apartments also contain cooking facilities. There is
a gym, and in the gardens there is a spa, a
swimming pool, a pool bar and a restaurant.
One of the oldest of all Port Douglas resorts, the luxury Rendezvous
has large ensuite rooms with kitchenettes, in room dining and lounge
areas, private terraces, TVs and internet.
In the complex there is a
swimming pool, bicycle hire, babysitting and a bar and a restaurant
open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Pool is a four and a half star luxury resort with 70 self
contained apartments with kitchens, TVs, internet, laundries, and some
apartments with private pools, and others with a direct open access to
the 180 metre resort pool.
There is also massage and spa.
Mantra Links is close to Four Mile
It has one, two and three bedroom apartments with fully equipped
kitchens, TVs, CD/DVD players and balconies with garden or ocean
In the gardens there is a tennis court, a golf club, a BBQ area,
and a restaurant.
Ramada has 224 standard rooms and suites with private
and balconies, internet and safe deposit boxes.
There is a lagoon style
pool, a poolside bar, massage, a spa, a lounge, tennis courts, a gym, a
conference centre, two restaurants and a snack shop.
studio rooms and one and two bedroom apartments with
king size beds, tea and coffee making facilities, TVs, DVD players,
a/c, ceiling fans, a spa, a plunge pool and
complex there is a full kitchen, a dining area, a lounge area, BBQs, a
pub, massage and laundry.
Seion at Bale has
apartments with kitchens, modern living rooms, a terrace with a day bed
and private heated pools.
There is a golf course, a tennis court, a
fitness studio, a restaurant, and body treatments including massage in
Nimrod has 51 one, two and three bedroom units with a
private bathroom and balcony, TV, video games, internet and DVD player.
In the five acre tropical gardens there is a swimming pool, a terrace
with BBQ facilities, a spa, childern's playground and a tennis court.
Room service and laundry available at extra cost.
Peppers Bale is one of the most amazing
five star luxury Port Douglas resorts with one, two, three and four
with a private pool, a poolside pavilion with day bed, and full kitchen
and living facilities.
There is massage, beauty treatment and an
on site restaurant in the 15 acres of beautiful lush tropical gardens.
This five star and one of the largest of all Port Douglas
resorts has 194 luxury one and two bedroom apartments
with a swim-out terrace to the communal swimming pool.
Room and laundry
service are available at extra cost. There are BBQs, a restaurant and
page you have Port Douglas holiday apartments.
lots to choose from!
As opposed to the resorts, many of which are also found in the southern
parts of the town, the
apartments are mostly central, and they are great places
On this page they are listed according to their location, with the most central ones highest up,
and this does not mean that the ones in the end of the page are not
worth a look. Many of
ones are close to the beautiful Four Mile Beach.
Central Port Douglas Holiday
The following places are located
in and around Marcrossan Street, all north of Mowbray
four and a half star Saltwater, with a great location on
Macrossan Street has one and two bedroom
apartments with cable TVs, DVD players, private bathrooms, kitchen
facilities including a dishwasher, and access to an outdoors
swimming pool, sundeck and BBQs.
are four star studio, one and two bedroom self catered Port Douglas
holiday apartments with
private terraces and spa baths, internet, TVs, DVD players and safes.
Studios have tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge while
apartments have full kitchens. There is a BBQ deck, a spa and a lap
Cher du Monde
Like the two places above, Le Cher du Monde is in Macrossan Street.
There are 27 one and two bedroom apartments
with king size beds, private bathrooms and internet.
restaurant, spa and swimming
The four star Martinique is in Macrossan street.
It has 19
one bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, mini bars, internet and
There is a spa and an outdoor swimming pool, a pub
in the lobby, a golf course and a tennis court.
Port Douglas holiday apartments have full kitchens, in doors dining
areas, TVs, CD and DVD players, internet, air conditioning, baths or
showers, hair dryers, laundry facilities and service, and luggage
In the garden is a BBQ and a picnic area with tables.
place is next to the beach on the Esplanade.
The apartments have full
kitchens, in doors dining areas, TVs, CD and DVD players, room service
and spa baths.
In the garden there is
a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, a massage and beauty centre, tennis courts,
and a picnic area with tables.
This is a beautiful place with one, two and three bedroom apartments
equipped kitchens, laundries, living rooms with TVs, DVD players and
high speed internet; and balconies with private BBQs.
is a swimming pool and a spa, in the tropical
the Sea Apartments
By the Sea is right next to the beach on the Esplanade.
There are 22
one or two
bedroom self contained apartments with private balconies, BBQs, TVs, laptop computers
and high speed internet.
There is also a saltwater
swimming pool, BBQs and a sundeck.
The luxury five star Coconut Grove has 33 one and two bedroom self
apartments with private pools, spas and BBQs.
There is also a common
lagoon style swimming pool and a lap pool.
There is also a safe,
laundry service, massage and tennis court in the tropical
The four and a half star Verandahs Boutique is in central Port Douglas
They are self contained with all modern facilities,
fully equipped kitchens and private balconies with BBQs.
a heated outdoor swimming pool.
16 Driftwood Mantaray
The four star Latitude 16 Driftwood Mantaray has 27 fully self
apartments with TVs, DVD players, kitchenettes with
In the gardens are a spa and a swimming pool.
laundry service and off street parking.
16 Tropical Reef Apartments
The Latitude 16 Tropical Reef has 16 fully equipped apartments with
TVs, air driers, ironing boards, safe deposit boxes and room service.
There is high speed internet, and in the gardens is a spa, a swimming
pool and off street parking.
16 Sunseeker Apartments
Latitude 16 Sunseeker has kitchenettes with fridges,
microwaves and tea and
coffee making facilities; TVs, CD players, and
There is massage, a spa, a swimming pool, a BBQ area
and off street parking.
The Beach Terraces has 20 one, two and three
bedroom apartments with
kitchens, TVs, DVD players, safe deposit boxes, laundry hookups and
There are different kinds of swimming pools as well
as a sundeck, a patio and an on-site restaurant.
16 Beachfront Terraces
Latitude 16 Beachfront Terraces are two bedroom apartments on
the beach front.
contained, they have fully equipped kitchenettes, TVs, hair driers and
Ironing, laundry and room services are available for an
extra fee. In the gardens there are a spa, a swimming pool and tennis
16 Mowbray by the Sea
The four star Latitude 16 Mowbray by the Sea have fully equipped
kitchens, TVs, DVD
players, safe deposit boxes and large balconies with views of
There are BBQs, a swimming pool and a spa,
massage, laundry and parking.
Almost Central, and Southern
Port Douglas Apartments
The following Port Douglas
holiday apartments are located south of Mowbray Street.
The higher up on the list, the closer the place is to the town centre.
The four star Whitehouse has all modern amenities,
TVs, CD and DVD
players, air conditioning, safe deposit boxes and fully equipped
There is laundry service, massage, internet, free parking and
a swimming pool.
Those are comfortable self contained studio as well as one to
apartments with kitchen and laundry facilities, and a private balcony
or patio area.
In the garden there is a saltwater swimming pool with a
gazebo and a BBQ area.
16 Tropic Sands
The four star Latitude 16 Tropic Sands has standard and
deluxe rooms with
kitchenettes, TVs, IDD phones, safes and private balconies.
massage, tennis courts, a spa, swimming pool, swim-up bar, a terrace
with BBQs and a pub.
Luxury Beachfront Apartments
five star Mandalay Luxury Beachfront is excellent. There are standard
rooms as well as
one and two bedroom apartments.
The apartments have fully equipped
kitchens, rooms have kitchenettes.
All units have TVs,
internet, and DVD players.
are tropical gardens, a sundeck and a swimming pool.
16 Coral Apartments
The four star Latitude 16 Coral has TVs, CD and DVD
internet access, fully self contained kitchenettes with fridges and
microwaves, and private balconies / terraces.
There are safe boxes,
outdoors swimming pool, and off street parking.
four and half star two and three bedroom apartments have spacious
living areas, fully equipped kitchens and laundries with microwave,
dishwasher, washing machine and a dryer; two bathrooms and balconies
with garden views.
In the gardens there is a BBQ and a
Lychee Tree has 18 one and two bedroom apartments with TVs,
kitchenettes, laundries, internet and private balcony.
tropical gardens with
walking tracks, a lounge, a spa, a swimming pool, a kids' pool, a
playground, a terrace with BBQs, and a restaurant.
These are four star studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments with
TVs, DVD players, internet connection and kitchenettes equipped with
all modern appliances.
There is a tropical garden with walking tracks,
pool, and sundeck and a BBQ area.
These are one and two bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, private
bathrooms, TVs, DVD players, internet, laundry hookups and patios.
the lush tropical gardens there is a terrace with a BBQ area, a Jacuzzi
spa and a lagoon style swimming pool.
The four star Dreamcatcher has one or two
bedrooms and one or two
They are fully self contained and equipped with
mini bars, and high speed internet. There is even a business centre, an
onsite restaurant and a private beach.
page you have Port Douglas villas.
They are sorted after location
- the further up the page, the closer the place is to the town centre
and Macrossan Street. This
does not mean that the places further down the place are not worth a
look - instead of the town centre many of them are close to the
beautiful Four Mile Beach.
four star Villa San Michele is in the middle of Macrossan Street.
It has 40 one and two bedroom
private balconies, bathrooms, TVs, DVD players, internet and
fully equipped kitchens.
There are extensive gardens with ponds and
walking paths as well as an outdoor swimming pool.
Coral Sea Villas is in the Esplanade end of Macrossan Street.
It has nine
multi level fully self contained holiday villas with fully equipped
kitchens, laundries, and lounge rooms
with TVs and DVD players.
There is babysitting service, and prams, cots
and baby chairs for rent.
Palm Villas is one street back from Macrossan
It has large
one bedroom fully self contained villa apartments with kitchenettes,
TVs, balconies and living areas.
a swimming pool, BBQ area, and entertainment area by the pool.
The luxury, five star Cayman Villas are two streets back from
It has one, two and three bedroom
apartments with spas, TVs, a private
balcony and internet. There is a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym,
massage, a sundeck, BBQs and gazebo by the swimming pool.
The four star Bay Villas is further down on Davidson Street but still
It has one, two and three bedroom apartments with
kitchenettes, internet access, safe deposit boxes, shared laundries and
private balconies with views of the downstairs swimming pool.
page you have Port Douglas bed and breakfast accommodation.
a fair few places
for the town of its size, some
are central while others are outside. On this page they are sorted
and the most central ones come first, but it does not mean that the
places further down the page are worse in any way - they likely offer even more seclusion and privacy.
Accommodation In the Town Centre
Douglas Cottage and Lodge
This beautiful accommodation is right in the centre of the town,
literally a few steps to Macrossan Street.
There are two different
buildings - a private cottage with one bedroom and kitchen, living and
pool area; and a two bedroom lodge with kitchen, dining/lounge area and
a pool outside.
Accommodation Near Four Mile Beach
following Port Douglas bed and breakfast places are located a little
south of the town centre, but
close to the beautiful Four Mile Beach.
Bed and Breakfast This place has open plain
living on the ground floor (with TV, bar fridge, tea and coffee making
facilities), and doors opening to the garden, BBQ and entertainment
area, and a swimming pool.
Upstairs are three bedrooms all with own
ensuites and private balconies.
Continental breaky, and use of bicycles
This villa is in the southern end of Four Mile Beach.
It caters for one
couple at the time, and has a self-contained guest wing suite half
villa with a queen bed, own toilet and bathroom, a
TV, lounge, and overlooking the garden and swimming pool. There is also
an outdoor dining area with BBQ.
Douglas Bed and Breakfast
Not far from the place above, this bed and breakfast accommodation has
two double bedrooms with queen beds, fans and air conditioning and
There is also an outdoor area with lounge chairs, a courtyard
and a swimming pool. Wifi, beach towels, and breakfast like other
Accommodation Outside the Town
following Port Douglas bed and breakfast places are a little outside
Just north of Port Douglas along the Cook Highway, Birdsong is a large
place with own
can cater for a lot of
people and is popular as a wedding venue, but also has large, nice and not
overpriced bed and breakfast ensuite rooms, a movie theatre and a
swimming pool in tropical gardens, and the breakfast is made by a chef.
Douglas Valley Retreat
This private guest house is south of Port Douglas.
It is a Queenslander
style timber building with wide verandahs, a self contained kitchen,
three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is an outdoors enterainment
area and a saltwater swimming pool in the tropical landscaped gardens.
Accommodation - Mossman
following Port Douglas bed and breakfast places are near Mossman.
Bed and Breakfast
This private wooden guesthouse has two fully screened ensuite bedrooms
with own entrances, king size beds, fans and a/c, TVs, DVD players,
WiFi, bar fridges, tea and coffee, and a deck.
In the tropical
garden there is a swimming pool. Breakfast served on the deck, massage
Gorge Bed and Breakfast
This modern tree top timber home has the whole top floor for guest
It has two fully insect screened ensuite bedrooms, a/c and ceiling fans, open plan outdoor and indoor
dining and living areas, large verandas, fridge, microwave and
utensils, tea and coffee making facilities, BBQ, hammock and a
saltwater swimming pool.
page you have all the Port Douglas caravan parks.
camping is not the most usual kind of accommodation in Port Douglas, there are three parks in town and
one outside, which is not altogether that bad for a small
town that Port Douglas is.
Each one is different, and what
you like depends on what's the most important thing for you
- the location, the space, or the price.
Breeze Van Park This is
the most centrally
located of all Port Douglas caravan parks, a short walk to the beach
and the Esplanade, the town centre and Macrossan street.
unpowered sites, camp kitchen, swimming pool, great location but not
the cheapest park in town.
bit further out from the town centre but along the same road as the
Tropic Breeze, Pandanus park often has their three-day specials which
is not a bad value.
Powered and unpowered sites, self contained cabins,
a camp kitchen, a
saltwater swimming pool, and free gas BBQs.
door to the park above, Dougies has a camping ground in the back.
is small and often packed, with no distance to other campers, but if
you are young and don't mind, and the price is the most important thing
- this is the cheapest place in town. Friendly service, there are rooms
4 Glengarry Holiday Park
This park is outside the town, just south of Port Douglas' southern
suburb of Craiglie.
It is one of the nicest Port Douglas caravan parks,
spacious sites, cabins, BBQs with tables and a swimming pool, friendly service, but it's obviously nowhere
near the walking distance to the town, and it is not cheap.
page you have Port Douglas backpacker hostels.
not many of them,
since Port Douglas
accommodation mostly consists of expensive hotels, resorts
and holiday apartments. But the
few backpacker hostels
that are there, are clean and
reasonably cheap places to stay.
Parrotfish is in central Port Douglas and it has dorm rooms
double rooms, internet cafe, a communal kitchen, a TV room, fans and
swimming pool, a
poolside BBQ area, 24 hour
reception, laundry service, off street parking and airport
Global Backpackers has the advantage of a great
Global Backpackers is a well known chain and this
place has dorm and double
rooms, air conditioning, internet, 24 hour security, an outdoor smoking
area and free luggage service.
Port O Call is a bit away from the city centre, but it is not
it's good value.
There are dorms, doubles and twins, a tropical swimming pool, a bar and
a bistro, a communal kitchen, an outdoor tropical swimming area, a TV
room, internet, pool table, free luggage storage and free parking.
Dougies is even a little further out, but it makes up for it
staff and good
It has dorm, twin and double rooms, and in the back yard is
a camping ground, albeit small but cheapest in town. There is a self
catering kitchen, hammocks and sun lounges, and a swimming pool.
page you have some budget accommodation in Port Douglas.
is not a lot of it.
The town is a luxury holiday destination, and most of the accommodation
is not cheap. Below are some places that are cheaper than
others, starting with the more central ones.
three and a half star hotel is another budget place to stay in Port
It has self contained studio apartments with kitchens and
balconies or outdoor patios. Outside is a large garden with a swimming
pool, a rock waterfall and an entertainment area with BBQs under a
motel is in the central Port Douglas and has accommodation for
affordable prices for budget travellers.
It's still not cheap-cheap but
it doesn't cost you an arm and a leg. There are motel rooms and self
contained studios, BBQs, a swimming pool and guest
is another budget option. It has one, two and three bedroom apartments
with kitchenettes, lounge rooms, private bathrooms and private
There are also deluxe and superior units with a second bathroom.
gardens there is an entertainment area with a BBQ and a swimming
Western Lazy Lizard
two star Best Western Lazy Lizard targets budget travellers.
It has 22 units with
private bathrooms, air conditioning, IDD phones, TVs, large beds and
There is a swimming pool, a steam room, spa, and an onsite
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