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Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately Absolute backpackers wasn't the 'resort disguised as a hostel' as it claims to be. We had a 4 bed room for 3 people which was nice. However, we had no air con in our room, just a fan that didn't help at all. We were in what appeared to be an old garage room converted into a dorm. Our... More 

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Thank Michelle M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay so we were looking for value for money so we booked this hostel because it was cheaper than our other alternatives. We were only there for one night but it suited us perfectly. It was a 3min walk from the greyhound bus stop, 5min walk to Woolworths and the hostel run free pick up and drop off to mission... More 

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Thank MollsB94
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this hostel to all travellers! It was very clean, shuttle buses were great, staff were helpful and friendly. Free BBQ on Sunday wich was very scrumshous! Thank you for the lovely stay. X

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Thank Sally J
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us in a 10 bed dorm. Check in was ok with staff being helpful and welcoming. Room was very warm as only one fan to cool a large, high ceiling room. Insects crawling around the rooms and surrounding area is something that needs looked at..I think it is a result of a poorly followed cleaning schedule. Plus points,... More 

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Thank Bossman88
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Absolute backpackers is by far the most amazing place to stay in mission beach with great cleanliness helpful and super fun staff a free bbq on a Sunday a fully equipped kitchen a pool and so much more it's an absolute must

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Thank Stephen O
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice in quick succession in a double room with shared bathroom. Rooms were small, but adequate and air conditioned with ceiling fans. Shared kitchen is ample to prepare meals, though could be improved with some more cutlery. There are heaps of stove tops available, so no need to queue to prepare food. One fridge was out of service... More 

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Thank Mongol_Bear
2 reviews
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

It's a great hostel. There're a lot of free activities like free shuttlebus or free bbq. The stuff is also friendly and anything is clean. I stayed about 3 nights in a 4 bedroom. The kitchen is used but very clean.

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Thank Sascha P
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited for one night and we were very impressed. The staff are amazingly fun and energetic ! The hostel is cleaner than most .. First thing in the morning there was someone up cleaning .. Then again after during the evening and then again during night time !! Beds were damp but it is very humid place. Reception was... More 

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Thank Reviewingtheviews
bradabsolute, Manager at Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. and what a wonderful review! Our main aim here, is show people just how much there is to do mission beach, and to help them get the most out of their stay here. There are so many wonderful places to see and activities to do. I'm... More 

Remoulins, France
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56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a traditional backpacker hostel with a couple of private rooms also listed via AirBnB. It is not the standard you would expect from a private rental but as a backpacker it delivers everything it advertises for: the young people, the very large kitchen, the shared facilities... As a private rental the Absolute backpacker has to improve: clean, fairly... More 

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Thank Chris C
bradabsolute, Manager at Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor, and thank you for your comments. We are always looking for ways to improve our service, and your comments about the towels are very helpful, and they are all being changed and checked as we speak. With regards to your comments as an Air B and... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Stayed here for 1 night travelling down from cairns to Brisbane, it was easily the quietest most chilled out hostel we stayed at as a group for a long time. we managed to be there in time for the quiz which we WON (a bottle of wine)! and was so much more chilled out and not loud compared to other... More 

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bradabsolute, Manager at Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Trip advisor. and wow! what a review! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay here. our main aim is to create a relaxed and stress free environment so people can chill in-between magnetic island and Cairns. But also, so encourage people to enjoy the paradise that is mission beach.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach

Address: 28 Wongaling Beach Rd, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia (Formerly Mission Beach Backpackers Lodge)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach > Wongaling Beach
Price Range: $32 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Absolute Backpackers Mission Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“I slept in a van in the carpark. it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles BrunswickFisherman, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“great for group travellers or travellers wanting to meet new people”
 of 5 bubbles bellebond1994, May 16, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with AC, Do a skydive!”
 of 5 bubbles geroge4982, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“Best hostel”
 of 5 bubbles travelistheway2015, Jun 21, 2015 | Read review
“Ask if they have a room with air con as it is very humid up here :) Otherwise they hostel is nice :)”
 of 5 bubbles 983piam, Jan 2, 2015 | Read review
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