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Mission Beach Retreat YHA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed a day and 2 nights but it was such a lovely little hostel. Felt like home. Beds were comfy. Rooms were fairly clean. Be sure to do one of Evie's adventure tours whilst your there. Overall lovely stop over on my way down the East Coast.

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Thank Layna F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best yhas I have seen. Friendly staff, communal activities in the evenings if you want them and Evies local tours are very good for a completely reasonable, backpacker price. Lovely situation a minutes walk from the beach with free shuttles to and from Woolworths throughout the day.

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Thank Marc H
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

9 bed dorm but didn't feel crowded. Ensuite bathroom. Both seemed clean enough. Free wifi worked well throughout whole hostel and reception let us borrow their laptop to watch our sky diving videos. The kitchen was small but clean with good range of utensils. Staff were nice and friendly and took us to a swimming hole in the rainforest one... More 

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Thank Libby R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Yha Mission Beach, it's was of my best hostel on my travel. You have there all what you need. The staff looks also good to the visitors and give them a free shuttelservice from the bus station direct to the hostel. The hostel is not big but small and fine, you know all person there after 1 day. That makes... More 

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Thank Fabian A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the YHA for 2 nights, because my friend had her skydive over there. First the free pick up from the busstation was really great even as our rooms. Mission Beach is a nice place, but there is not that much to do, so in the beginning we were al little bit bored. Thank god Evie was there!... More 

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Thank Loes W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The YHA hostel in Mission Beach is a lovely, well groomed and clean hostel. The atmosphere is really nice and cosy. One of the house rules states that you should talk to other people, it might light up their day and probably yours as well. I am a young female travelling solo and even though I was only in town... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

The staff are great here. The cleanliness is poor. Clean sheets on the beds but the mattress protectors underneath are so dirty and smell. Clearly have not been washed in a long time, if ever. The room in general was pretty dirty and grubby. No curtain or blind at window so neighbours can see in. Air con smelt of pee... More 

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Thank Fiona W
Manager-MBRetreat, Manager at Mission Beach Retreat YHA, responded to this review

Hi Guys, thanks again for taking the time to review our hostel. After your original review via the channel you booked, we took everything into consideration and took the appropriate action. Again, we are very sorry for your experience here during your night with us. As mentioned in our first reply, we do have curtains in all of our rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Great pool, right in the centre of the town (which is small) 30 second walk from the beach. Clean, great kitchen, great movies to watch if it's raining. Luke and all the staff were so friendly, really involving in social activities, I really did not want to leave!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here on my way up the east coast to do a skydive on mission beach and rafting on the Tully river. Nice relaxed hostel with friendly staff who take good care of their guests and the hostel. Liked that my room had an ensuite. Bus stop pick up and drop off to catch premier or greyhound bus or... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed on St Paddys day & staff were super friendly and included everyone in a free BBQ and happy hour at local pub - which was great as there's not much to do in mission beach! Our dorm was really lovely, first place we've stayed with two pillows! Amazing! And the bed sheets were all patterned which felt really... More 

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

Hey Travelbugs! Thanks for the review, its important to us to know what our guests are thinking. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we hope you can again! We apologize for any mess in the bathrooms, as you would have noticed we clean everything everyday.... again and again.... This is also checked by myself throughout the day... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mission Beach Retreat YHA, situated in the center of Mission Beach, is unlike any other hostel in the area. We are a family owned boutique backpacker hostel offering dorm share and private accommodation. We have a fully functioning tour desk with access to the best rates for all tours not only in Mission Beach but all along the east coast and across Australia. We have food and drink specials organised for guests at local bars/restaurants and have free activities of our own every day. We offer a relaxed, home-from-home style living with 14 kms of pristine Mission Beach Sand and great views at our back door. Rainforest/nature trails and walks start from our doorstop with amazing native wildlife all around us (such as the endangered cassowary). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mission Beach Retreat YHA

Address: 49 Porter Prom, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach
Price Range: $20 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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