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Mission Beach Retreat

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49 Porters Promenade, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After staying at the Mission Beach Retreat for two nights I can share the following with fellow travellers. The Mission Beach Retreat (MBR) offers basic accommodation, access to basic cooking and dining equipment (knives, forks, plates, toasters, microwave and small oven), hot showers, Internet access, laundry facilities ($3 per load) and on-site parking. There are no bar refrigerators in the... More 

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Manager-MBRetreat, Manager at Mission Beach Retreat, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the review. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us to continually improve our service. We are the only hostel located in Mission Beach and we are in the center of town here... nothing is 5 minutes away in MB :) The 14 kilometer long beach is at the rear of the hostel and access to it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights at the end if May 2015. While it is very close to the beach, there are a couple of reasons why we wouldn't recommend staying here: 1. Staff unhelpful and unfriendly. Booked raging thunder through reception and the girl was really uninformed, the process took 2 phonecalls and in the end, we regretted asking for... More 

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Manager-MBRetreat, Manager at Mission Beach Retreat, responded to this review

Hello 'anonymous', Very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us here. I feel awful that you think our staff are unfriendly and unhelpful and would like to apologize for your experience and would love for you to come back. These issues are news to us and any complaints to myself, the manager, or any of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing time at mission beach ! Clean and comfortable accomadation super friendly staff and great atmosphere. Must stop to go rafting on the Tully river and check out the shrub bar in the evening !

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Seriously. I had such a great time in this hostel, me and my boyfriend stayed for 4 days, apparently longer than most people do. The hostel is very quiet, but the atmosphere is always good and you can help yourself with as much free tea and coffee your body can take. Also the kitchen has BOTH a FREEZER and AN... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I stayed in this hostel for 3 nights in October 2014 and it is one of my favourite hostel dive ever stayed in. Staff were great, really friendly and welcoming and went above and beyond to ensure everyone was enjoying their stay. Hostel felt like a home away from home, felt like you were staying in someone's home rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This yha is excellent. Staff have been really helpful and willing to help out. Room was perfect, couldn't fault it. Great facilities, really nice communal chilling area. Parking out the back too which is ideal. Location is great, close to the beach and few bars. Lots to do if you want to do it. I'll be back for sure. Cheers... More 

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Oldenzaal, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The hostel is small and you feel like being part of a family if staying here. You're going to the beach at night to make a campfire. Further there is not much to do in Mission Beach except skydiving. So don't stay here to long!

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GeorginaMBR, Manager at Mission Beach Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel, we are glad you enjoyed the hostel and are very pleased with the ratings you left us. We work hard to provide the best experience possible to all of our guests. We are sorry to hear you did not think there was much to do here in mission beach... More 

Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This hostel is great like a home away from home. The beds in the dorms were very comfortable and the air conditioning g gives you respite from the heat and humidity outside. There are two tv common areas and a large eating area and a kitchen which never seems too crowded. Staff are unbelievably helpful and go out of their... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was one of our favourite hostels in Australia, purely because the staff were so lovely and helpful. They really went above and beyond to make sure you had a good stay, and could arrange everything from trips to the shop, to greyhound pick-ups and local activities. There was a nice mixture of people staying at the hostel and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Nice small YHA hostel about 1min walk to the huge long beach, an maybe a 5-10 min walk down it to reach the stinger netted area if you want to swim. The room we stayed in was small and simple but clean and had everything we needed. Kitchen and social area again small but loooads of games and dvds etc... More 

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