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Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach

28 Wongaling Beach Road, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia (Formerly Mission Beach Backpackers Lodge)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They are really making a tremendous effort at this hostel to do things right and I cannot really fault the place at all. Mission beach itself does not have a lot to it, but socially the hostel is spot-on and they organise a shuttle to the main town centre every day. Apart from that, the location is good as it... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mission beach itself is a great little town and a lovely stopover point either travelling from or to Cairns. Absolute backpackers is situated about a 5-10 min walk to the beach and there's a big supermarket just across the road. The staff were particularly helpful and friendly, the facilities were fantastic and very clean. I didn't use the pool but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent about 3 weeks at absolute, including Christmas and New Years, and it's been perfect! The staff are great and made me feel at home, so friendly I was sad to leave! It's a lovely place to be, relaxing by the pool, enjoying the beaches with plenty of trips too. I'd definitely recommend staying, I couldn't have asked for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel itself was very clean and nice. I stayed in a room with 5 other beds and the beds were ok, slightly hard but ok. When I arrived the staff was very friendly and helped me out so they get top grades. Sadly the grade goes down a but as they are a bit far away from 'central' mission... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The one thing we have told other backpackers that we meet on the way up the Coast is 'go to Absolute Backpackers'! It's got friendly, helpful staff and management who went that extra mile to make us feel so welcome that we ended up staying an extra 3 nights. As its a small hostel, the staff became familiar us and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

After staying at Nomads most of our trip, we decided to stay at Absolute backpackers in Mission beach for a skydive. From the moment we got off the bus to the moment I got back on it was an experience I will never forget. A huge thank you to the staff for making our stay so special. We were not... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed two nights at this place and were initially very pleased to see the bus stop was in walking distance of the resort. Staff were very friendly and helpful and always willing to help with activities in the area like sky diving bookings. Room was very small but clean and had a fab air con, always a bonus in such... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I arrived in Mission Beach at this lovely hostel and it was amazing. I got picked up at the bus station and I was offered a cool drink and watermelon at the reception, wow!!! The hostel is soo clean and nice, the pool is soo good to chill out, I haven't been doing anything else except for my skydive which... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Absolute Backpackers was a great place to stay in! We spend around 3 nights there. The staff ist extremely friendly. Rooms are very clean. The whole facility is in very good shape. Great pool. It overall was very welcoming and had a great atmosphere! I would certainly recommend this place to friends :)

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Take no notice of bad reviews. This place is awesome... Mel and Jake are the nicest and most genuine people I have met and would go well out of their way to help you, which they did. The rooms are tidy clean and cool (somewhat of a necessity) when you need a bed for the night stay here. This place... More 

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Address: 28 Wongaling Beach Road, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia (Formerly Mission Beach Backpackers Lodge)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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