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Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were originally booked to stay three nights but very quickly we cancelled the third night and decided to move down to Townsville earlier. Our room was at the front of the property and was disgusting. Cobwebs everywhere. Sheets stained. Bunk beds felt like they would collapse. No aircon so had one very warm sweaty night. I got bitten by...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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...

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Thank Michelle M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...

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Thank MollsB94
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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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,...

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Thank Bossman88
Reviewed 23 October 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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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Reviewed 28 September 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...

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Reviewed 25 September 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
Reviewed 18 September 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...

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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 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...

Remoulins, France
Reviewed 17 September 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...

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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 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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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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)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach > Wongaling Beach
Price Range: £25 - £35 (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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