Welcome to Port Douglas Central Hotel

The Central Hotel in Port Douglas, known initially as the North Queensland Hotel when it was established in 1886, is the oldest pub in the area. Over the years, it has seen its fair share of history and transformation.

Central Hotel Port Douglas

1911, a devastating cyclone damaged the pub, leading to its reconstruction as the Central Hotel. This two-story structure, which still stands proudly today, forms the heart of the pub and carries with it a sense of history and character that’s truly unique.

This grand and cherished Queenslander is a must-visit for anyone in the area. Recent renovations have brought new life to the Central Hotel. Introducing open timber decks, impressive sail structures, and lush tropical landscaping alongside the original ‘old’ pub.

The Central Hotel offers a variety of experiences with its three bars. The historic Public Bar in the ‘old’ section is renowned, providing a welcoming atmosphere where you can enjoy a game of Keno or try your luck in the air-conditioned pokie room, perhaps even hitting the Dragon Link Jackpot.

For visitors looking to immerse themselves in Port Douglas’s charm while enjoying its rich history, the Central Hotel is a delightful destination. It’s a place where tradition meets modernity and where you can savour a piece of Australia’s past while surrounded by its natural beauty.

If you’re seeking the perfect tropical escape in the heart of Port Douglas, look no further than Port Douglas Central Hotel. We’re your home away from home, where comfort, convenience, and the natural beauty of Australia converge to create an unforgettable vacation experience.

Location, Location, Location

Our prime location puts you in the centre of all the action. Nestled on Macrossan Street, you’ll be far from the renowned Four Mile Beach,  Sunday Markets, and many world-class restaurants and boutiques.

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FAQs Central Hotel Port Douglas

Q. How old is Central Hotel Port Douglas?

A. Central Hotel Port Douglas boasts a rich history and is one of the oldest pubs in North Queensland, with a legacy dating back to 1886.

Q. What makes Central Hotel unique among Port Douglas pubs?

A. Central Hotel stands out for its historical, welcoming atmosphere.  Its central location is on Macrossan Street, making it a hub for locals and visitors.

Q. Are there any historic features preserved in the hotel?

A. Yes, the hotel has retained many original architectural elements, creating a charming ambience that pays homage to its heritage.

Q. Is there live entertainment at Central Hotel?

A. Yes, Central Hotel often hosts live music and entertainment events, adding to its lively and enjoyable atmosphere.

Q. What dining options are available at Central Hotel?

A. The hotel features a pub-style menu with various delicious dishes and beverages. It’s a great place to savour Australian cuisine and enjoy drinks with friends.

Q. Can I learn more about the history of Central Hotel during my visit?

A. Certainly! The friendly staff at Central Hotel are happy to share stories and insights about its historical significance with interested patrons.

Q. Is Central Hotel family-friendly?

A. Central Hotel welcomes families during appropriate hours. It’s an excellent place for a casual meal with loved ones.

Q. Does Central Hotel have outdoor seating?

A. Yes, the hotel offers outdoor seating, allowing guests to enjoy the beautiful Port Douglas weather while dining or having drinks.

Q. Are there special events or promotions at Central Hotel?

A. Central Hotel often hosts special events and promotions.

Partnering for Excellence

Port Douglas Central Hotel is proud to partner with local operators, attractions, and experiences that share our commitment to exceptional service.

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